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Nov. 4, 2009

LAS VEGAS - Each week will feature one volleyball student-athlete. This week's featured player is senior outside hitter Jessica Walters.

Walters played in five matches and 11 sets this season before missing the remainder due to injury. She had 13 kills and 11 digs for at least a 1.00 per-set average in both categories.

For her career, she played in 89 matches and 285 sets. She ranks 10th all-time in UNLV's career record book in total attempts with 1,886. She amassed seven double-doubles as a Rebel with them all coming from kill-dig combinations. She racked up 704 kills and 352 digs. She also contributed 98 total blocks (10 solo), 53 assists and 26 aces.

Born: Medford, Ore.

Nicknames: Jess.

What's on TV: House.

What's in my iPod: Aaliyah, Drake, Trey Songs (except LOL smiley face).

What I drive: Volkswagen Beetle.

Favorite flicks: "300" and "Pride and Prejudice".

What I'm reading: The Bible.

Magazine subscriptions: National Geographic.

Before each match I: Get jiggy wit it.

Superstitions: Not to wish bad or make fun of anyone.

Worst habit: Biting hangnails.

Love to trade places for a day with: The richest man in America and give 75% of his wealth to starving kids.

First job: Janitorial job for my uncle's business.

Talent I'd most like to have: Teleporting.

Favorite meal: Thai food!

Favorite city to visit: Venice, Italy.

Favorite team(s) as a kid: Stanford.

Favorite physical attribute about myself: Eye-lashes.

And least: My big feet.

Favorite value in others: Kindness.

My greatest love: Jesus Christ.

My hero: My mom.

My bucket list: To travel and save the world.

My motto: Can do anything in Christ who strengthens me.

One thing people don't know: I don't know how to ride a bike!



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