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Jen Linder

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Austin-Westlake

Height:
6-0

Position:
MB

Birthdate:
08/08/1986

Experience:
4L

Major:
Marketing

Jen Linder

Career: Played in 114 matches and 411 sets during her four-year Green Wave career...earned second-team All-Conference USA honors in each of her final three seasons and claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll recognition all four seasons...set Tulane career record for attack percentage with a mark of .376 courtesy of 739 kills and 176 errors in 1,498 swings...also ranks fourth in school history in career block assists (320), seventh in career total blocks (351) and 18th in career kills (739)...holds top three single-season attack percentage records and two of the top eight single-season block assist marks.

2008: Played in all 34 matches and 126 sets as a senior...named AVCA honorable-mention All-American, first-team AVCA All-Midwest Region, second-team All-Conference USA and second-team All-Louisiana after leading the team in attack percentage (.421), blocks (125) and blocks per set (0.99) while ranking second in service aces (32) and fifth in both kills (208) and kills per set (1.65)...attack percentage mark ranks second in Tulane single-season history while block assist (117) mark ranks sixth...paced C-USA in attack percentage and ranked eighth in blocks per set...tallied four double-digit kill performances on the year, including a season-best 12 in a five-set victory at Houston (10/26)...hit .300 or better in 28 matches, including a school-record .909 clip after posting 10 kills and no errors in 11 swings at SMU (10/12)...set a Tulane five-set match record by hitting .750 (12-0-16) at Houston (10/26)...had three or more blocks in 25 contests, including a season-best seven at UCF (10/31)...had 10 multiple-ace outings, including a career-high three vs. North Dakota State (9/13) and UTEP (11-16)...named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 13 after averaging 2.86 kills, 1.14 blocks and 3.64 points per set, and connected at a .692 clip courtesy of 20 kills and just two errors in 26 swings...off the court, was named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2007: Appeared in all 34 matches and 119 of 120 sets as a junior...named second-team All-Conference USA after leading the team in attack percentage (.401), blocks (115) and blocks per set (.097) while ranking fourth in kills (214), kills per set (1.80) and aces (24)...led C-USA in attack percentage and her .401 clip ranks third in school history...posted double-digit kill totals on five occasions, including a career-best 13 vs. South Dakota State in the Domino's Invitational (8/31)...hit .300 or better 23 times and .400 or better on 16 occasions, including a season-best .778 clip (7-0-9) vs. Texas-Pan America (9/1) and McNeese State (10/9)...posted three or more blocks in 23 matches, including a nine-block effort at UTEP (9/12) and a career-best 11-block performance against Southern Miss (10/21)...recorded five multiple-ace contests, including a career-best three vs. SMU (9/30)...off the court, named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2006: Played in 25 matches and 92 sets as a sophomore...named second-team All Conference USA after setting a Tulane single-season record in attack percentage with a league-best clip of .437 courtesy of 199 kills and just 43 errors in 357 swings...ranked second on the team in total blocks (65), third in blocks per set (0.71), fourth in kills and kills per set (2.16), and fifth in aces (14)...recorded double-digit kill totals nine times, including a career-high 13 vs. Florida Atlantic in the Hawkeye Challenge (9/9)...hit .300 or better 17 times, .400 or better 16 times and .500 or better on 13 occasions...hit .714 (10-0-14) vs. SMU (10/6) and .706 (12-0-17) at Southern Miss (11/3), which rank seventh and 10th in Tulane single-match history, respectively...tallied three or more blocks in 11 contests, including a season-best seven-block effort vs. UAB (10/27)...recorded a pair of multiple-ace matches, including a career-best three vs. SMU (10/6)...tallied nine kills and a career-high 11 digs vs. Rice (10/15)...off the court, named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2005: One of just four players to see action in all 21 matches and all 74 games as a true freshman...ranked second on the team in total blocks (46) and led Tulane middle blockers in kills (118) and kills per game (1.59)...had seven or more kills six times, including a pair of nine-kill outings and a season-best 10 vs. Memphis (11/6)...posted multiple-ace matches on five occasions, including a season-best three in the Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals against Tulsa (11/18)...had 12 multiple-block outings, including a career-high five vs. Tulsa (11/18)...hit .300 or better seven times, with a career-best .500 mark in the C-USA Semifinals against the Golden Hurricane...off the court, was a member of C-USA Commissioner's List and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Westlake High for coach Al Bennett...helped lead the Chaparrals to four consecutive district titles and four straight trips to the state playoffs, including state titles as a sophomore and senior, and a third-place showing as a freshman and a regional championship as a junior...as a senior, helped Westlake go 43-1 while tallying 421 kills and 219 blocks...earned All-District 16-5A honors her final three prep seasons and was also named to the Academic All-District Team all three years...listed among "Sophomores To Watch" by the Austin American Statesman in 2002, and as a senior, ranked among "Top 10 Central Texas Players to Watch" and "The 150" by PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces...also lettered twice in track and field and once in basketball...off the court, was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Teen Teaching, Latin Club and Senior Girls.

Club: Played for Austin Juniors for six years where she helped the club advance to the Junior Olympics in each of her final four years...with 16s in 2002, Linder helped Austin Juniors win the Lone Star State Qualifier and finish fifth in nationals...helped guide the 2005 team to a gold medal at Junior Nationals.

Personal: Born Jenny Marie Linder on August 8, 1986 in Austin, Texas...daughter of Jack and Judy Linder...has one brother, Ty, who played football at Texas Tech...majoring in marketing.

Jen Linder's Career Statistics

Year MP SP Kill K/G Err. Att. Pct. Asst. A/G SA SE SA/G Dig D/G BS BA TB B/G BE BHE Points
2005 21 74 118 1.59 40 340 .229 16 0.22 14 6 0.19 42 0.57 6 40 46 0.62 3 2 158.0
2006 25 92 119 2.16 43 357 .437 37 0.40 14 24 0.15 66 0.72 6 59 65 0.71 9 8 248.5
2007341192141.8050409.401320.2724260.20830.70111041150.97710301.0
2008341262081.6543392.421490.3932210.25680.5481171250.9954306.5

Career1144117391.801761498.3761340.3384770.202590.63313203510.8524241014.0

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