Jerome Named WNYAC Co-Senior Athlete of the Year

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Jerome and Coach Doorley on Signing DayAlfred State College standout volleyball player Jenni Jerome (Syracuse/Westhill) has been named the Western New York Athletic Conference co-senior female athlete of the year.  She shares the honor with Lindsay Grace (Monroe CC) and Kari Barmore (Jamestown CC).

Jerome had a well decorated two-year career at Alfred State.  She helped the Lady Pioneers to a 74-10 record, back-to-back Region III Championships, and back-to-back trips to the NJCAA Division III National Championships.

Her honors this season include being named honorable mention All-American, 1st team All-Region, 1st team All-WNYAC, and preseason All-American.  Jerome was also recently named the ASC senior athlete of the year after receiving the freshman athlete of the year in 2008. 

This season the Lady Pioneers finished 38-4 and 4th in the nation, both program records.  Jerome finished with 378 kills (3.4 per game) and a .249 hitting percentage.  She chipped in 364 digs, 46 service aces and 21 blocks.  She recorded more than 10 kills in a match 14 times and more than 10 digs in a match 15 times.  In seven matches she finished with a double-double.

For her career (2007 & 2008), Jerome finishes with 686 kills, 690 digs, 82 service aces, and 79 blocks.

Jerome was named the WNYAC female co-freshman of the year last summer.  She will continue her athletic and academic career at Glenville State (WV) next year.