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Jade Craycraft

Class: Junior
Position: S
Height: 5-11

Previous School: Wooster HS

Hometown: Wooster, Ohio

2011 (So.)
• Big South All-Conference second team for the second year in a row
• Preseason All-Big South Team
• Liberty Invitational presented by Pepsi All-Tournament Team
• First Liberty player since Kallie Corbin (2006-07) to be named to Big South All-Conference team as freshman and sophomore
• Appeared in all 117 sets, earning 26 starts at setter
• Led team in assists for the second year in a row, with 869
• Second on the team with 69 blocks and 30 service aces
• Posted seven double-doubles (six assists-digs, one assists-blocks) on the season
• Tied career high with four aces against Rider on Sept. 9
• Set career high with 10 blocks at Radford on Sept. 23
• Added 39 assists at Radford for first assists-blocks double-double in program's rally-scoring history
• Had 42 assists and career-high 16 digs in key Big South win at Winthrop, Oct. 21
• Served up four aces in addition to 40 assists versus Radford, Oct. 28
• Dished out 40+ assists on five occasions, including season-high 53 to go with 11 digs, at UNC Asheville, Nov. 12
• Had double-double with 26 assists and 10 digs in Big South Championship final win over Radford, Nov. 20
• With 2,153 career assists, ranks seventh all-time at Liberty
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2010 (Fr.)
• Big South Freshman of the Year
• Played in all 127 sets, starting each of team's 34 matches
• Big South All-Conference second team
• Only Big South freshman to earn mention on All-Big South team
• VaSID All-State second team
• Big South All-Tournament Team
• Named Big South Freshman of the Week after first two weeks of season (Aug. 30, Sept. 7)
• All-tournament team at East Carolina Classic and UVA Classic
• Ranked third in Big South with 10.11 assists per set
•  Rated 90th in the nation in assists per set, including 13th among all freshmen
•  Dished out 1,284 total assists, good for second in the Big South and fifth at Liberty under the current rally-scoring format
• Finished second on team with 41 aces and fifth in the conference with 0.32 aces per set
• Only Big South setter with 1,000 assists (1,284), 200 digs (214), 100 kills (127), 60 blocks (64) and 40 aces (41) in 2010
• Posted a triple-double with 10 kills, 43 assists and 11 digs in Big South semifinal at Winthrop (Nov. 19)
• First Liberty player since Kallie Corbin (Nov. 2, 2007) with a triple-double
• Registered 50 or more assists on five occasions, including season-high 57 at UNC Asheville (Oct. 16)
• Collected five double-doubles on season
• Opened career with 50 assists and eight digs Aug. 27 vs. Cleveland State
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

Prep
• Led Wooster High School team in kills, assists, blocks and aces
• Tabbed third team All-Ohio as a senior
• Four-year All-Ohio Cardinal Conference honoree
•  Helped lead the Generals to the 2008 district title
• Recognized as a 2010 PrepVolleyball.com Senior Ace
•  Helped the Ohio Elite club team finish as the national runner-up in the 17-Under American Gold Division at the 2009 USA Volleyball Girls' Junior Olympic Championship
• Voted to the all-tournament team at 2009 USA Volleyball Girls' Junior Olympic Championship

Personal
• Daughter of Jerry and Julie Craycraft
• Majoring in advertising and public relations
• Birthday is March 11