Jaicee Kuresa
10  Jaicee Kuresa
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Millville, Utah

High School:
Mountain Crest HS

Height:
6-0

Position:
OH

Experience:
4V


11/19/2011

Wolverines Swept in GWC Title Game

11/18/2011

Wolverines Advance to Saturday's GWC Championship with Sweep of NJIT

The win gives UVU 23 victories for the year, which is a new single-season school record.

11/16/2011

Clement Named GWC Player of Year to Headline UVU's Postseason Awards

Brookelyn Campbell was also named the Setter of the Year and Coach Sam Atoa was recognized as Coach of the Year.

11/11/2011

UVU Crowned GWC Regular Season Champs with Win Over North Dakota

The title is the first for Wolverine volleyball.

11/08/2011

Wolverines Show Depth in Sweep of Thunderbirds

Utah Valley went a perfect 3-0 against in-state rivals on the year.

At Utah Valley University ...
SENIOR ~ (2011): Named to the Second Team All-Great West Conference ... appeared in 29 matches for UVU, starting 24 ... finished the year with a career-high 236 kills, good for third on the team ... notched a .228 attack percentage and a career mark in blocks with 72 ... named GWC Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 6 after tallying 29 kills over three games in the La Quinta Inn & Suites Invitational in Orem ... had 10 kills against Cal Poly and 15 kills against Santa Clara that weekend ... finished with 11 games in double-digit kills ... had a career-high 17 kills to go along with five block assists at Weber State on Sept. 20 ... posted a 16 kill performance at Boise State on Nov. 1 ... recorded five block assists in the GWC Championship match vs. North Dakota on Nov. 19 ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Invitational ... closes out her Wolverine career ranked sixth all-time in block solos (18), fourth all-time in block assists (244), and fourth in total blocks (262) ... her 115 matches played tie her for fourth all-time at UVU.

JUNIOR ~ (2010): Played in all 32 matches, starting 15 of them ... recorded 165 kills, 1.59 kills per set and hit at an average of .229 ... also was fourth on the team in blocks with 67 and added 34 digs, seven assists and three service aces ... reached double digits in kills four times on the year ... had a season best 11 kills two times and posted a season-high eight blocks in a win at Arizona State.

SOPHOMORE ~ (2009):
Played in 28 matches, starting in 20 ... Ranked fourth on the team with 110 kills ... Also had 53 blocks ... Recorded a season-high nine kills against NJIT (Nov. 12) and eight digs against Texas-Pan American (Oct. 15).

FRESHMAN ~ (2008):
Started 24 out of 26 matches during rookie season ... fourth on the team with 1.93 kills per set ... also had five block solos and 5 block assists for a .80 blocks per set average ... had a season-high 14 kills vs. Santa Clara (Aug. 30) ... reached double figures in kills five times ... had 12 kills in a match two times, vs. Weber State (Sept. 23) and at BYU-Hawaii (Nov. 12).

REDSHIRT ~ (2007):
Redshirted her first season at UVU in 2007.

Before Utah Valley
Attended Mountain Crest High School in Hyrum, Utah, where she was a three-sport standout (volleyball, basketball, track & field) and earned 12 letters in her time there ... led team to 14-4 record during senior season including a Region 5 championship and a fifth place finish at state tournament ... team also won Region 5 championship in 2004 and finished fifth in state in 2005 ... averaged 21 kills per match during senior season and was named First Team All-State ... earned All-State honors twice in career and All-Region honors four times ... named the Logan Herald Journal's Female Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... holds state record for most service aces in a match (13) ... won state high jump championship in 2006 and placed fifth in long jump ... Region 5 MVP and First Team All-State in basketball.

Personal

Born September 3, 1988, in Logan, Utah ... daughter of Dave and Suzy (Lady Gaga) Kuresa ... graduated from Mountain Crest HS in 2007 ... is currently majoring in Psychology at UVU ... enjoys spending time with her family and playing games ... father played football at Utah State, brother Jake played football at BYU, brother Alex currently plays football at BYU ... uncle Marty Haws and cousin Tyler Haws played basketball at BYU.