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    Jessica Peterson
    Jessica Peterson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sonora, Calif.

    High School:
    Sonora

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    MB

    Major:
    Communications

    Fresno State Honors
    • Two-time Fresno State Scholar-Athlete
    • WAC Scholar-Athlete

    Fresno State:
    2005 (Sophomore)
    Appeared in 24 matches, starting 19 ... third on the team with 18 service aces ... also third in blocks, averaging 0.57 blocks per game ... made 16 kills against Cal State Northridge, a season and career-high ... followed that with a 10 kill performance in a win over San Jose State on 11/10 ... also made four service aces and 7.0 total blocks, with two solo blocks against San Jose State for 18.5 points ... all three of those totals were career highs.
    2004 (Freshman): Appeared in two matches (vs. Western Illinois and CS Northridge)
    2003 (Redshirt).

    Sonora High School:
    Three-sport letterwinner in basketball, track and volleyball ... Three-year varsity player in volleyball ... Two-time Valley Oak League's Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior ... Three-time all-district by the Modesto Bee ... Two-time athlete of the week by the Modesto Bee ... Three-time Stockton Record all-area pick ... Five-time athlete of the week by Sonora Union Democrat ... As a sophomore, set a season record in blocks ... As a junior tallied 280 kills, 155 digs, 183 blocks and hit .266 ... As a senior she hit .279 with 181 kills and 137 blocks ... Helped SHS to a 54-6 record her final three seasons ... In volleyball career tallied 622 kills and 92 total blocks.

    Personal:
    Born April 23, 1985 ... Parents are Michael and Susan Peterson ... Has a younger sister, Kelsey ... Hobbies include being in the outdoors and shopping ... Four-year Honor Roll member at SHS ... Admires her parents the most ... Grandfather, Richard Peterson, played baseball for the Boston Red Sox ... Father played baseball at USC ... Played club ball with Delta Valley for two years, which finished fifth at the 2001 nationals (16-unders).

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