Senior (2012): recorded at least 10 kills in 15 different matches... on the verge of setting a school record for single-season hitting percentage at .370 in 88 sets played... the career-record holder for hitting percentage with a .323 average... 1.17 blocks per set leads the team... season high nine blocks in a sweep at Gonzaga... tied a career-high with 19 kills at San Diego... hit a season-high .857 with 12 kills in 14 attempts against Boise State... had seven matches hitting over .500.
Junior (2011): Was named to the All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention Team...was also named to the Cobra Magazine All-West Region Team...played in all 26 matches starting 25...appeared in a career-high 112 sets...recorded career-highs in kills (284), total attempts (659), solo blocks (20), block assists (111), total blocks (131) and blocks per set (1.17)...her 131 total blocks ranked third most in the West Coast Conference, while her 1.17 blocks per set was fourth in the WCC...finished the year third on the team in kills and kills per set...in WCC play she was second on the team in kills tallying 172, her .296 hitting percentage was second on the team...the 172 kills ranked seveth most in the WCC while the .296 hitting percentage was ninth in the conference...from 10/6 to 10/22 she tallied a career-best six-straight matches hitting over .300...she posted 10 or more kills in 10 of the 16 WCC matches...and recorded 5.0 total blocks in 11 matches...
Sophomore (2010): Finished her breakout sophomore campaign being named to the All-West Coast Conference First Team…was twice named West Coast Conference Player of the Week, first on 10/4 and again on 10/25…Jolly played in 28 matches starting 18…played in a career-high 101 sets…she finished the year with career-highs in every statistical category including: kills (263), kills per set (2.60), attacks (558), total blocks (106), blocks per set (1.05), and points (322.5)…her 263 kills and 2.60 kills per set was second on the team, while her .328 attack percentage was tops on the team and ranked fifth in the WCC…she posted 14 matches with 10 or more kills…her 106 total blocks was second on the team and ranked fifth in the WCC…her 1.05 blocks per set was also second on the team and was fifth in the WCC…she recorded her first double digit kills game on 8/27 against Sacred Heart…she blasted a career-high 14 kills on 35 attempts against No. 14 UCLA on 9/3…she was incredibly efficient hitting .300 or better in 20 of the 28 matches she played in, she hit .400 or better in nine matches…in West Coast Conference play she finished with 131 kills which was second on the team …her 2.67 kps was also second on the …she led SMC with a .375 attack percentage which ranked third in WCC…at the net she was a force averaging 1.16 blocks per set which was third on the team and fifth in conference her 57 total blocks was also third on the team and fifth in the WCC…against Santa Clara on 11/13 she hit a career-high .667 tallying 10 kills on 15 swings…in two matches against Pepperdine she recorded 27 kills on 42 swings with five errors for a .524 hitting percentage, in those two crucial matches she averaged 3.38 kills per set which led the team and 3.875 points per set which was also tops on the team.
Freshman (2009): Has appeared in 10 matches, playing 19 games...made her Saint Mary's debut on August 30 at Nevada....recorded five kills, on nine attempts for a .556 hitting percentage in her debut...on September 9 against San Jose State she notched two kills, on seven attempts for a .286 hitting percentage...played in all four sets against Gonzaga on October 24, setting a career-high with eight kills, also tied a career-high with three total blocks...notched four kills in eight swings for a .375 hitting percentage against Gonzaga on November 19...hit .333 in conference with seven total blocks...hit .500 with a block assist in the straight-sets win over BYU on November 28.
High School: Comes to Saint Mary’s by way of San Francisco, CA where she was a four-time letter winner for Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep…finished her senior season with 3.89 kills per game, which led the West Catholic Athletic League selection…was a two-time All-West Catholic Athletic League First Team…helped her team win the Division III CCS Championships in 2005 and 2007 and twice won the Nor-Cal Championships…
Personal: Gabrielle Nicole Jolly was born on September 8, 1991…daughter of Bruce and Lisa…was also recruited by Columbia, Temple, Miami, Colgate, Washington State, UNLV and Pacific…chose Saint Mary’s because she liked the campus and the people...plans on majoring in environmental science.
Gabby Jolly's Career Statistics (as of 11/26/11)
Kills: 17, vs UCLA, Sep 03, 2010
Attacks: 39, at San Diego, Oct 26, 2011
Attack pct: .538, at Portland, Nov 03, 2011 (16-2-26)
Assists: 1, 9 times
Digs: 4, vs Notre Dame, Sep 3, 2011
Blocks: 12, LMU, Oct 22, 2011
Block solo: 6, LMU, Oct 22, 2011
Block assist: 10, Santa Clara, Oct 15, 2011