UND Roster

2014-15 Volleyball Roster

#19 Jeni Houser

Middle Blocker / Right Side


Height 6'3''
Class Senior
Hometown Louisville, KY
High School Assumption
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AT NOTRE DAME (2011-14): A standout on the court all four years with program … rotated between right side and middle blocker throughout career … one of four players in program history to earn AVCA honorable mention All-America or All-America accolades two or more times in career … selected all-region twice in addition to earning all-conference accolades three times … is one of 21 players in program history with 1,000-plus kills … finished tied for eighth in school history in kills (1,299) … also placed fifth in matches with 10 or more kills (77), tied for fifth in matches with team-high kills (44), tied for sixth in percentage of matches played (.992), third in percentage of sets played (.991) and consecutive sets played (389) and ninth in hitting percentage (.290) … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in American Studies.

HONORS & AWARDS: Two-time AVCA honorable mention All-American (2012, 2013) … AVCA All-East Coast Region Team (2013) … AVCA All-Northeast Region Team (2012) … all-ACC third team (2013) … all-BIG EAST first team (2012) … all-BIG EAST second team (2011) … two-time preseason all-ACC (2013, 2014) … preseason all-BIG EAST team (2012) … three-time BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selection (Oct. 8, 2012, Aug. 27, 2012, Nov. 7, 2011) … three-time Shamrock Invitational all-tournament team (2012, 2013, 2014) … Shamrock Invitational MVP (2013) … two-time Golden Dome Invitational all-tournament team (2011, 2013) … Golden Dome Invitational MVP (2011) … BIG EAST all-tournament team (2011) … Stanford Invitational all-tournament team (2011) … ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014) … four-time monogram winner (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014).

AS A SENIOR (2014): Closed out career with another solid season … played in all 29 matches and earned 27 starts … led the team in kills (289) and kills per set (2.65), finished second in blocks (69) and third in attack percentage (.239) and service aces (16) … tabbed preseason all-ACC for the second consecutive season … earned a place on the Shamrock Invitational all-tournament team … led or tied for the team lead in kills 12 times, attack percentage seven times, service aces five times, digs twice and blocks seven times … posted two double-doubles: 13 kills, 12 digs (vs. Georgia Tech, 10/31) and 10 kills, 12 digs (at Boston College, 11/2) … registered team highs in kills (11), digs (9) and attack percentage (.320) against No. 12 Minnesota (8/29) … totaled 11 kills, seven digs and four blocks in home opener versus Washington State (9/5) … had breakout weekend at home in the Shamrock Invitational … totaled a team-high 47 kills, while hitting .420, on the weekend … tied career high with 20 kills and hit .471 against TCU (9/12) … came back with 12 kills (.391 A%) and four blocks versus Northeastern (9/13), before totaling 15 kills (.387 A%) against Northern Iowa (9/13) … had 16 kills, four blocks, four digs and a service ace against Morehead State (9/19) … totaled 11 kills (.474 A%) and three blocks versus Saint Louis (9/20) … after two tough matches, bounced back with 11 kills (.435 A%) and two blocks at No. 6 Florida State (9/28) … had 11 kills and eight digs against Syracuse (10/3) … posted nine kills, five digs and a match-high eight blocks versus No. 25 Duke (10/5) … just missed double-double against Boston College (10/19) with 13 kills and nine digs … nine digs tied career high … also added five blocks and a service ace … posted a then career-high 11 digs to go along with nine kills and five blocks at Virginia (10/25) … recorded back-to-back double-doubles against Georgia Tech (10/31) and Boston College (11/2) … tallied a career-high 12 digs to go along with 13 kills, five blocks and two service aces against the Yellow Jackets … tied career-high with 12 digs while adding a career-high seven assists, 10 kills, four blocks and a service ace at Boston College … totaled 13 kills – including match winner – against Louisville (11/9) … had 16 kills, five digs and five blocks at Wake Forest (11/14) … totaled team-high 13 kills at Duke (11/16) … closed out career with eight kills and a .389 attack percentage against Pittsburgh (11/28) … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR (2013):Turned in another All-America caliber year playing primarily in the middle … became first player in program history to earn all-ACC honors (third team) before receiving first team AVCA all-East Coast region accolades and AVCA honorable mention All-America honors to close out the 2013 campaign … named the Notre Dame Monogram Club co-MVP for volleyball with teammate Maggie Brindock … started all 31 matches and played in all 120 sets … led the team (10thin ACC) in attack percentage (.303), blocks (117), blocks per set (0.98) and points (394.0) … was also second in kills (311), tied for fourth in service aces (14) and sixth in digs (77) … recorded double-digit kills in 17 matches … had two or more blocks in 26 matches and five or more digs in five matches … earned a spot on the Golden Dome Invitational team after 14 kills (.462 attack %) and five blocks in a victory over Bowling Green (Sept. 6) and 11 kills, three service aces, five digs and five blocks against No. 22 Purdue (Sept. 7) … came back the following weekend and earned MVP honors and a spot on the all-tournament team at the Shamrock Invitational after a remarkable three matches … opened weekend with 12 kills (.474 attack %), four digs and three blocks in a win over Loyola-Chicago (Sept. 13) … continued successful weekend with 12 kills (.321 attack %), three assists and four blocks in victory over Oakland (Sept. 14) before turning in a historic performance in a thrilling 3-2 win over Auburn (Sept. 14) where the Irish trailed 2-0 … tallied 18 kills (.531 attack %), four digs and a career-best 13 blocks for a remarkable 26.5 points … finished the weekend with team highs in kills (42) and blocks (20) … produced 16 kills (.324 attack %) in win over North Dakota State (Sept. 21) … hit .692 (nine kills) and added four blocks at No. 14 North Carolina (Sept. 27) … produced 11 kills (.370 attack %) and four blocks against Wake Forest (Oct. 4) … 13 kills (.300 attack %) and seven blocks helped propel Irish to big win over Miami (Oct. 18) at home … totaled 11 kills (.346 attack %) and six blocks at Virginia (Oct. 27) … hit .400 with 11 kills and .474 with 10 kills in back-to-back wins against Maryland (Nov. 1) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) … had 11 kills (.304 attack %), six digs and five blocks in win at Boston College (Nov. 9) … tallied 11 more kills (.450 attack %) at Miami (Nov. 15) … totaled 13 kills (.440 attack %), five digs and four blocks in win versus Virginia Tech (Nov. 20) … in next to last match of year totaled 15 kills and five blocks in victory over Boston College (Nov. 29) … was a preseason all-ACC selection … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012):Turned in sensational sophomore campaign, culminating in Honorable Mention All-America honors … teamed with fellow sophomore Toni Alugbue to give the Irish two or more All-Americans in one season for the first time since 2009 … also was named to the AVCA All-Northeast Region team and was a first team all-BIG EAST selection … named the squad’s co-Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP with Alugbue … finished second on the team in kills (379), kills per set (3.32), points (432.0) and points per set (3.79) … was tops on the team in hitting percentage (.324) for players that averaged over 1.0 kills per set … placed eighth in the BIG EAST in hitting percentage, ninth in kills per set and 10th in points per set … played in all 30 matches, earning starts in 24 … recorded 10 or more kills in 24 of the team’s 30 matches … led or tied for the team lead in kills in 13 matches … named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Aug. 27) after 37 kills during the season’s opening weekend (Aug. 24-26) … opened season with 17 kills and a .464 hitting percentage against No. 1 UCLA (Aug. 24) … had 10 kills and two blocks each against Saint Louis (Aug. 25) and No. 4 Nebraska (Aug. 26) … tallied impressive 20 kills, a .455 hitting percentage and two blocks in a 3-1 win over UAB (Aug. 31) … produced 14 kills, a .393 hitting percentage and three blocks in a 3-1 win over Buffalo (Sept. 1) … had 10 kills, a .364 hitting percentage and four blocks in a 3-0 sweep of Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 2) … hit .462 with 14 kills against No. 5 USC (Sept. 8) … powered home 17 kills, three blocks and three digs while hitting a career-high .586 in a 3-0 win over Cal Poly (Sept. 7) … recorded 19 kills, nine digs and three blocks in 3-2 win over Xavier (Sept. 14) … tallied 10 kills, three digs and five blocks against Loyola Marymount (Sept. 15) … had 14 kills, five digs, three blocks, two assists and two service aces in a 3-1 win over Kansas (Sept. 16) … had 13 kills and four blocks in a 3-2 win over Cincinnati (Sept. 21) … notched 14 kills and four blocks in a 3-2 win over No. 10 Louisville (Sept. 23) … recorded 12 kills, four digs and five blocks against Marquette (Sept. 29) … had an efficient 12-kill match while hitting .529 in a 3-0 win over Syracuse (Sept. 30) … earned spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 8) after helping the Irish to wins over UConn and St. John’s … had eight kills and five blocks while hitting .538 in a 3-0 win over the Huskies (Oct. 6) … recorded 16 kills and seven blocks while hitting .536 in a 3-1 win over the Red Storm (Oct. 7) … had 13 kills, two digs and two blocks while hitting .407 in a 3-0 win over DePaul (Oct. 12) … produced 13 kills and four blocks in a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 26) … logged 11 kills (hit .474) in a 3-0 win over USF (Oct. 28) … tallied 14 kills, two digs and two blocks in hitting .407 in a 3-1 win over Seton Hall (Nov. 3) … had a team-high 14 kills in a 3-1 win over Rutgers (Nov. 4) … also had two digs and five blocks while hitting .387 … recorded 12 kills, three digs and two blocks against USF in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) … closed out regular season with 16 kills, five digs and three blocks at Ohio (Nov. 23) … led team with 16 kills and a .382 attack percentage in NCAA First Round match against No. 14 Ohio State … participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011):20 matches with 10+ kills … season-high 19 kills at Stanford and vs. Portland … hit .288 with team-high 320 kills (3.05/set) on the season … paced Irish with 364.5 points (3.47/set) … third on team with 0.67 blocks/set (15 solo, 55 assists) … led the Irish with 143 kills (3.04/set) in league play while adding 36 blocks (0.77/set) … totaled 42 digs in 13 BIG EAST contests … 10+ kills in nine league contests … accounted for double-digit points in 13 league games … 11 kills, seven digs and six blocks in career debut vs. Eastern Michigan … double-double (10 kills, 10 digs) vs. Butler … averaged 3.57 kills/set in two matches at the Stanford Invitational … led all players at Golden Dome Invite in hitting (.348), kills/set (3.82) and points/set (4.36) … 11 kills on 17 errorless swings (.647) vs. Lipscomb … double-digit kills in four straight matches from Sept. 9-16 … double-digit kills in five straight matches from Oct. 18 – Nov. 5 … 13 kills and six blocks at Connecticut … match-high 17 kills (.462) vs. Seton Hall … opened BIG EAST Championship with 17 kills (.533) vs. Syracuse … closed opening campaign with 10+ kills in nine of last 11 matches … two aces and 79 digs on the season … earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL:Pronounced “how-ZER” … prepped at perennial powerhouse Assumption (Kentucky) … attended same high school as Irish All-American Christina Kaelin … AVCA Under Armour All-America first team (2010) … Kentucky’s Miss Volleyball (2010) … Kentucky’s seventh region Player of the Year (2010) … Kentucky’s state tournament MVP (2010) … first team all-state (2009) … led Assumption to a pair of state titles (2007, 2010), a pair of regional titles, a trio of district crowns (2006, 2007 and 2010) and a pair of LIVT Tournament titles (2007, 2010) … played on the club circuit for the widely-recognized KIVA program … heralded as one of Prep Volleyball’s top seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen … named MVP of 2010 JVA 17-open Championship … Durango Fall Classic All-Tournament Team (2008, 2009, 2010) … Asics Challenge All-Tournament Team (2008, 2010) … KHSAA Seventh Region All-Tournament Team (2009, 2010) … KHSAA 24th District All-Tournament Team (2008) … AAU All-American (2006, 2008) … best blocker at the Great Lakes Tournament (2009) … three-time winner of the Asics Challenge (2007, 2008, 2009) … led KIVA to the AAU national championship in 2007, 2008 and 2010 … runner-up in the 2010 JVA 17-open … national champions at the USAV Jr. Olympics in 2007 … earned five letters at Assumption, playing with the varsity team since eighth grade … volunteered as a preschool teacher’s aide while also assisting at the local senior citizens center … part of high school’s President Honor Roll … born in Honolulu, Hawaii … full name is Jennifer Elaine Houser … daughter of Rob and Danielle Houser … has four siblings … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in American Studies.

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