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Elysa Jackson
Elysa Jackson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Stephen F. Austin

Height:
5-9

Position:
S/DS

Birthdate:
01/07/1991


11/22/2011

Three Set Loss at Southern Miss Closes 2011

Osuna Ends Season with 510 Digs and Moves Into Second on Single Season List

11/20/2011

Volleyball Drops Final Home Match to Rice

Osuna Boasts 20 Kills, Moves with Two Digs of 500 on the Season

11/18/2011

Block Can't Hold in Five Set Loss to Houston

Martone Posts Third Double-Double of 2011, Posts Match-High 21 Kills

11/11/2011

Memphis Takes Four Setter from Volleyball

Wruck Posts .571 Attacking Percentage with 13 Kills

Career: Ended her Tulane indoor career having played in 84 sets across 27 matches...recorded four kills, 216 assists, 18 service aces, 130 digs and 22.0 total points during her career...leaves Tulane ranked as 18th in school history in assists.

Redshirt Senior (2013): Appeared in 18 sets during six matches during the season...recorded one kills, 44 assists and 25 digs on the campaign...played in a season-high four sets against Nicholls State (8/31) and at North Texas (11/3)...ranked second on the team in assists per set (2.44) and third in total assists (44)...posted a double-double against Rider (8/31) with 12 assists and 10 digs...notched her lone kill on the season, while adding five digs, against Nicholls State (8/31)...recorded a season-high 14 assists against Savannah State (9/21), while adding four digs...posted four digs at North Texas (11/3).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors for a 3.0 cumulative GPA in the spring.

Redshirt Junior (2012): Did not play in 2012.


Sophomore (2011): Appeared in 12 matches with three starts and appeared in 40 sets...ranked third on the team in assists (75) and was fifth in service aces (11)...posted lone double-double versus Houston (11/18)...had four double-digit assist matches and three double-digit dig matches...handed out 15 assists and added seven digs at FAU (9/8)...had 16 assists versus Lamar (9/17) at the Kathy Trosclair Memorial ...had ten digs at Marshall (10/30)...had ten digs and three service aces at UAB (11/13)...logged 14 digs and 19 assists against Houston (11/18) with three service aces...closed the season with 17 assists at Southern Miss (11/22)...was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll Selection...also earned the Conference USA Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes who maintain a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

Redshirt Freshman (2010): Appeared in nine matches off the bench with 26 sets played...ranked third on the team in assists (97)... posted six double-digit assist matches...made her first collegiate appearance against #4 Stanford in the season opener and handed out 13 assists and three digs...posted her lone double-double of the season at Southern Miss (10/20) with 16 assists and ten digs...handed out 15 assists and chipped in three service aces and two digs in a win over East Carolina (10/22)...had seven digs and 17 assists in a five-set win over Marshall (10/23)...posted 18 assists at UAB (10/29) and 13 assists at Memphis (10/31) on a Conference USA roadtrip...was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll Selection...also earned the Conference USA Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes who maintain a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

Freshman (2009): Redshirted on the court...was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll Selection...also earned the Conference USA Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes who maintain a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

About Elysa Jackson

Prep: Lettered two seasons at Hightower High School before playing her final prep season at Stephen F. Austin High School... she saw time at setter, right-side hitter and defensive specialist for coach Amy Cataline at SFAHS...helped team post 15 wins and reach the state playoffs in her lone season at Stephen F. Austin...named District 23-5A Outstanding Setter, first-team all-district and varsity MVP as a senior...named all-district as a sophomore and junior...tabbed district Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore...named MVP of the Hightower Junior Varsity Team as a freshman...off the court, named Academic All-District, received the Academic Excellence Award in media studies and was a member of the National Honor Society...played two seasons of club for the Texas Tornados Volleyball Club for coaches Rob Amason and James Fuller...voted team captain in 2008...selected to the USAV Lone Star High Performance Team (16s) and competed in the USAV Junior Olympics (15s).

Personal: Born Elysa Erin Jackson on Jan. 7, 1991...daughter of Gary and Claudette Jackson...has one sister, Lauren...cousin, James Becnel, played football at Tulane, earning his bachelor's degree in 1979 and completed his master's degree in 1989...proposed majors are business and finance.

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