12 - Tessa Blood
Tessa Blood
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Nerinx Hall
Position: RS
m 15
k/s 1.25
h % .195
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.70
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.75

2013: Played in 15 matches, averaging 1.25 kills and 0.70 blocks per set ... Recorded double-digit kills twice, including a season-high 11 against Carnegie Mellon (11/9) ... Tallied a career-high six blocks against Millikin (9/28) ... Selected to the all-tournament team at the Bears Invitational ... Academic all-UAA.

2012: Appeared in 13 matches and 31 sets, including making five starts ... Named to the all-tournament team at the Halloween Invitational ... Recorded double-digit kills in two matches, including a season-high 14 in a five-set win over Emory (10/14) ... Registered a double-double with 10 kills and a season-high 11 digs in a four-set win over Juniata (10/26) ... Academic all-UAA.

2011: Played in one match before missing the rest of the season due to an injury ... Academic all-UAA.

2010: Appeared in 34 matches, playing in 90 sets … Tallied 164 kills for a hitting percentage of .309 while averaging 1.82 kills per set … Registered a season-high 15 kills against Emory in the NCAA Semifinals (11/20) … Recorded double-digit kills in four matches … Finished with a personal best nine digs against New York (10/17).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner and three-time team captain for the volleyball team at Nerinx Hall … Finished varsity career with 590 total kills … First-team all-conference selection in 2009 and 2010 … Played in the Missouri All-Star Game as a senior … Second-team all-state in 2009 and honorable mention all-state in 2007 … National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in international and area studies, and German … Daughter of Gerry and Jane Blood.

Recent Games
Nov 2 Buffalo St. W, 3-0
Nov 8 at Brandeis W, 3-1
Nov 8 vs. Emory L, 3-0
Nov 9 vs. Carnegie Mellon L, 3-2
Nov 14 vs. UW-Whitewater W, 3-0
Nov 15 at Elmhurst L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 15 2
Sets 40 5
Kills 50 6
Kills per set 1.25 1.20
Errors 18 2
Total Attacks 164 18
Hitting Percentage .195 .222
Assists 2 0
Assists per set 0.05 0.00
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 3 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 30 4
Digs per set 0.75 0.80
Block Solo 2 0
Block Assist 26 3
Block Total 28 3
Blocks per set 0.70 0.60
Block Errors 4 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 65.0 7.5
Points per set 1.6 1.5
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 Webster W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 Blackburn W, 3-0 3 1 0 6 .167 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Aug 31 Wis.-Platteville W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 1 Iowa Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 Cornell College W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 Ohio Northern W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Pacific Lutheran W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 vs. Hope L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 vs. Calvin L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Juniata L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Heidelberg W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 UW-Eau Claire W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Millikin W, 3-2 5 6 2 18 .222 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 1 6 0 9.0
Sep 28 Elmhurst L, 3-2 4 4 2 18 .111 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 1 at Greenville W, 3-0 3 3 1 12 .167 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 5.0
Oct 5 vs. Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 vs. Brandeis W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 vs. Chicago L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 vs. St. Catherine W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at UW-Whitewater W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 vs. Westminster (Mo.) W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 vs. DePauw W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 19 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-0 2 1 1 6 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 19 Case Western Reserve W, 3-0 3 5 1 12 .333 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 3 0 6.5
Oct 20 New York U. W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 vs. Emory W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Mich.-Dearborn W, 3-0 3 10 3 23 .304 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 0 4 0 13.0
Nov 2 Wisconsin Lutheran W, 3-0 3 2 0 6 .333 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 2 Buffalo St. W, 3-0 3 4 4 20 .000 0 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 6.5
Nov 8 at Brandeis W, 3-1 2 2 2 13 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Nov 8 vs. Emory L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 9 vs. Carnegie Mellon L, 3-2 5 11 2 27 .333 0 0 1 0 5 0 2 1 2 0 12.0
Nov 14 vs. UW-Whitewater W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Elmhurst L, 3-0 1 1 0 2 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
  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
2010-11 33 87 160 1.84 45 372 .309 21 0.24 9 0.10 61 0.70 3 21 24 0.28 182.5 2.1
2011-12 1 1 1 1.00 1 3 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 1 1 1.00 1.5 1.5
2012-13 13 31 56 1.81 18 180 .211 11 0.35 5 0.16 55 1.77 1 12 13 0.42 68.0 2.2
2013-14 15 40 50 1.25 18 164 .195 2 0.05 0 0.00 30 0.75 2 26 28 0.70 65.0 1.6
Total 62 159 267 1.68 82 719 .257 34 0.21 14 0.09 146 0.92 6 60 66 0.42 317.0 2.0
  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 15 40 50 1.25 18 164 .195 2 0.05 0 0.00 30 0.75 2 26 28 0.70 65.0 1.6
Conference 2 5 6 1.20 2 18 .222 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.80 0 3 3 0.60 7.5 1.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 9 27 33 1.22 13 110 .182 2 0.07 0 0.00 21 0.78 2 18 20 0.74 44.0 1.6
Away 3 6 6 1.00 3 27 .111 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.33 0 6 6 1.00 9.0 1.5
Neutral 3 7 11 1.57 2 27 .333 0 0.00 0 0.00 7 1.00 0 2 2 0.29 12.0 1.7

Wins 11 29 34 1.17 14 117 .171 1 0.03 0 0.00 22 0.76 2 24 26 0.90 48.0 1.7
Losses 4 11 16 1.45 4 47 .255 1 0.09 0 0.00 8 0.73 0 2 2 0.18 17.0 1.5

August 1 3 1 0.33 0 6 .167 1 0.33 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 2 2 0.67 2.0 0.7
September 3 10 10 1.00 4 37 .162 1 0.10 0 0.00 5 0.50 0 6 6 0.60 13.0 1.3
October 4 9 9 1.00 3 30 .200 0 0.00 0 0.00 7 0.78 0 7 7 0.78 12.5 1.4
November 7 18 30 1.67 11 91 .209 0 0.00 0 0.00 18 1.00 2 11 13 0.72 37.5 2.1