15 Tia Jimerson
15 Tia Jimerson
Birth Date: June 30, 1999
Height: 6-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Sugar Hill, Ga.
High School: Norcross
Position: MB
Major: Undecided
m 21
k/s 2.61
h % .304
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.93
sa/s 0.01
d/s 0.62

2017: Played in all 32 matches and appeared in all 122 sets ... Letterwinner ... Earned MAC Freshman of the Year and All-MAC First Team honors and was named to the MAC All-Freshman Team ... Earned Fall Athletics Director Honor Roll selection ... Led the team and ranked fourth in the MAC and 59th in the country with a .358 attack percentage (409 kills-112 errors-829 total attacks), which tied for the third-best hitting percentage in a single season in the rally scoring era and tied for fifth-best in a single season in the overall history of the program ... Ranked second on the team and fourth in the MAC with 409 kills (3.35 per set) ... Posted double-digit kills 21 times -- including 20 or more three times ... Led the team with 105 total blocks (25 solo, 80 assisted; 0.86 per set) ... Her 25 solo blocks tied for the seventh-most in a single season in the rally scoring era of the program ... Posted five or more total blocks 10 times ... Ranked second on the team with 479 points (3.93 per set) ... Posted 20 or more points six times ... Also recorded 119 digs (0.98 per set), five service aces (0.04 per set) and four assists (0.03 per set) ... Posted double-digit digs four times ... Achieved four double-doubles ... In conference play, played in all 16 matches and appeared in all 63 sets ... Led the team and the MAC with a .381 hitting percentage (229 kills-56 errors-454 total attacks) ... Ranked second on the team and fourth in the MAC with 229 kills (3.63 per set) ... Posted double-digit kills 13 times ... Ranked second on the team with 46 total blocks (15 solo, 31 assisted; 0.73 per set) ... Posted five or more total blocks five times ... Ranked second on the team with 261 points (4.15 per set) ... Posted 20 or more points four times ... Also recorded 71 digs (1.13 per set), three assists (0.05 per set) and two service aces (0.03 per set) ... Posted double-digit digs four times ... Achieved four double-doubles ... Opened collegiate career by being named to the All-Courtyard By Marriott Invitational Team after logging 29 kills (2.64 per set) and 15 total blocks (two solo, 13 assisted; 1.36 per set) over three matches ... Led the match with seven total blocks (one solo, six assisted) and posted double-digit kills for the first time with 11 in a 3-2 victory at Samford (Aug. 25) in the Courtyard By Marriott Invitational ... Named to the All-Bobcat Invitational Team after recording 48 kills (3.69 per set) and 21 total blocks (three solo, 18 assisted; 1.62 per set) over three matches ... Logged a career-high eight total blocks (two solo, six assisted) and also added 16 kills in a 3-2 triumph over Oklahoma (Sept. 1) in the Bobcat Invitational presented by Texas Roadhouse ... Tied for the match lead with a career-high 23 kills, ranked second on the team with seven total blocks (one solo, six assisted) and added six digs and an assist in a 3-2 setback to High Point (Sept. 2) in the Bobcat Invitational presented by Texas Roadhouse ... Achieved her third-straight double-double with a match-high 21 kills and a career-high 17 digs to go along with an assisted block in a 3-2 setback at Kent State (Oct. 5) ... Named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career on Oct. 16 after logging 31 kills (3.88 per set) and three total blocks (three assisted; 0.38 per set) the previous weekend ... Led the match with 19 kills and also tallied an assisted block and three digs in a 3-2 loss to Toledo (Oct. 13) ... Logged 12 kills and also had two assisted blocks in a 3-0 sweep of Ball State (Oct. 14) ... Named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row on Oct. 23 after totaling 30 kills (3.75 per set) and two total blocks (one solo, one assisted; 0.25 per set) the previous weekend ... Tallied 12 kills, an assisted block, an assist and a dig in a 3-1 win at Northern Illinois (Oct. 20) ... Notched a team-high 18 kills and added a solo block in a 3-1 loss at Western Michigan (Oct. 21) ... Named to the 2017 MAC Championship All-Tournament Team after posting 23 kills (3.29 per set) and 10 total blocks (three solo, seven assisted; 1.43 per set) over two matches ... Notched 13 kills to tie for the team lead and also added four assisted blocks and five digs in a 3-1 win over Eastern Michigan (Nov. 17) in the 2017 MAC Championship second round ... Led the team with 10 kills and also added a match-high six total blocks (three solo, three assisted) and dig in a 3-0 setback at Miami (Nov. 18) in the 2017 MAC Championship semifinal.

Prior to Ohio: Earned three varsity letters at Norcross High School ... Served as team captain in 2016, earning all-state and First Team All-Gwinnett County honors as well as team most valuable player and team offensive player of the year accolades ... Helped guide the Blue Devils to back-to-back elite eight appearances ... Also competed at the club level for Ga5 Volleyball Club for three years.

Personal: Born June 30, 1999 ... Daughter of Janella and George Jimerson ... Has three sisters, Aleyah, Eva and Noelle ... Undecided on a major ... Enjoys pottery, drawing and painting ... Favorite athlete is former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant ... Favorite sports teams are the Los Angeles Lakers and the Oakland Raiders ... Was an honor roll student at Norcross.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills 23 High Point (Sept. 2, 2017)
Attacks 48 at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 7, 2017)
Hitting Percentage .609 at Akron (Sept. 23, 2017)
Assists
1 four times (last: at Northern Illinois, Oct. 20, 2017)
Aces 1 five times (last: Bowling Green, Sept. 30, 2017)
Digs 17 at Kent State (Oct. 5, 2017)
Block Solos 4 at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 7, 2017)
Block Assists
6 five times (last: at Bowling Green, Nov. 3, 2017)
Total Blocks 8 Oklahoma (Sept. 1, 2017)
Points 27.0

High Point (Sept. 2, 2017)

 

Recent Games
Nov 2 at Akron W, 3-1
Nov 3 at Buffalo L, 3-0
Nov 9 Bowling Green L, 3-1
Nov 10 Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0
Nov 15 vs. Northern Ill. W, 3-0
Nov 16 vs. Ball St. L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 21 12
Sets 74 45
Kills 193 111
Kills per set 2.61 2.47
Errors 70 40
Total Attacks 405 234
Hitting Percentage .304 .303
Assists 4 3
Assists per set 0.05 0.07
Service Aces 1 0
Service Errors 2 0
Service Aces per set 0.01 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 46 31
Digs per set 0.62 0.69
Block Solo 18 14
Block Assist 51 28
Block Total 69 42
Blocks per set 0.93 0.93
Block Errors 14 5
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 237.5 139.0
Points per set 3.2 3.1
Matches started 20 12
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 11 Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 18 Pittsburgh L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 vs. Texas A&M L, 3-1 1 4 14 5 30 .300 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Aug 25 at Ohio St. L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 13 .154 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 7.5
Aug 25 vs. Albany (N.Y.) W, 3-1 1 4 16 7 33 .273 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 1 5 0 18.5
Aug 31 at Nebraska L, 3-0 1 3 5 2 13 .231 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 3 0 6.5
Aug 31 vs. Santa Clara L, 3-0 1 3 8 2 14 .429 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 2 3 0 9.5
Sep 1 vs. Wake Forest W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 17 .529 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 1 4 0 14.0
Sep 5 at Marshall L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Samford W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Virginia Tech L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 IUPUI W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Drake L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Missouri L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 20 Kent St. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Central Mich. W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Buffalo L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Akron W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Miami (Ohio) L, 3-2 1 5 9 4 26 .192 1 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 11.5
Oct 6 at Bowling Green L, 3-0 1 3 10 0 15 .667 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 11.5
Oct 12 at Ball St. L, 3-1 1 4 6 6 23 .000 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 3 0 8.0
Oct 13 at Toledo L, 3-2 1 5 15 2 26 .500 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 18.0
Oct 19 Western Mich. W, 3-0 1 3 5 4 11 .091 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 8.0
Oct 20 Northern Ill. L, 3-2 1 5 14 6 31 .258 0 0 0 0 5 1 5 0 6 0 17.5
Oct 25 at Kent St. W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 16 .500 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 4 0 13.0
Oct 27 Eastern Michigan W, 3-0 1 3 10 4 17 .353 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 11.5
Nov 2 at Akron W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 20 .300 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 10.5
Nov 3 at Buffalo L, 3-0 1 3 7 1 11 .545 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 9.5
Nov 9 Bowling Green L, 3-1 1 4 7 5 24 .083 1 0 0 0 5 2 3 0 5 0 10.5
Nov 10 Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0 1 3 8 2 14 .429 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Nov 15 vs. Northern Ill. W, 3-0 1 3 12 3 24 .375 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 5 0 15.5
Nov 16 vs. Ball St. L, 3-2 1 5 10 5 27 .185 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 0 12.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2017-18 32 122 409 3.35 112 829 .358 4 0.03 5 0.04 119 0.98 25 80 105 0.86 479.0 3.9
2018-19 21 74 193 2.61 70 405 .304 4 0.05 1 0.01 46 0.62 18 51 69 0.93 237.5 3.2
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 53 196 602 3.07 182 1234 .340 8 0.04 6 0.03 165 0.84 43 131 174 0.89 716.5 3.7
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 21 74 193 2.61 70 405 .304 4 0.05 1 0.01 46 0.62 18 51 69 0.93 237.5 3.2
Conference 12 45 111 2.47 40 234 .303 3 0.07 0 0.00 31 0.69 14 28 42 0.93 139.0 3.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 18 44 2.44 21 97 .237 1 0.06 0 0.00 16 0.89 7 12 19 1.06 57.0 3.2
Away 9 33 78 2.36 25 163 .325 2 0.06 0 0.00 17 0.52 7 22 29 0.88 96.0 2.9
Neutral 7 23 71 3.09 24 145 .324 1 0.04 1 0.04 13 0.57 4 17 21 0.91 84.5 3.7
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Wins 8 24 74 3.08 26 138 .348 1 0.04 1 0.04 15 0.63 7 18 25 1.04 91.0 3.8
Losses 13 50 119 2.38 44 267 .281 3 0.06 0 0.00 31 0.62 11 33 44 0.88 146.5 2.9
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August 5 17 49 2.88 20 103 .282 0 0.00 0 0.00 8 0.47 0 15 15 0.88 56.5 3.3
September 2 4 11 2.75 2 17 .529 1 0.25 1 0.25 2 0.50 0 4 4 1.00 14.0 3.5
October 8 31 79 2.55 28 165 .309 1 0.03 0 0.00 21 0.68 10 20 30 0.97 99.0 3.2
November 6 22 54 2.45 20 120 .283 2 0.09 0 0.00 15 0.68 8 12 20 0.91 68.0 3.1