10 - Jordan Banta
Jordan Banta
Height: 6-3
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
Position: Opposite
Previous School: First Colonial HS
m 29
k/s 1.77
h % .154
a/s 0.06
b/s 0.60
sa/s 0.17
d/s 0.53

High School: Graduated from First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, Va…Coached by Edie Magula…Two-time Beach District Honorable Mention…Led team in blocks twice…Most Improved Player in 2008…Impact Player Award in 2011…Virginia Volleyball Showcase all-Tournament team in 2011…Played club volleyball for Beach Elite…Coached by Angela White.

Personal: Born on April 2, 1994 in Virginia Beach, Va…Daughter of Rick and Margaret Banta…Has one brother, Preston (24), and one sister, Katherine (20)…Father Rick played basketball at Southeastern Louisiana…Uncle Rick Reed played football at Duke University…Majoring in business administration with a minor in marketing.

More about Jordan: Favorite books: “The Hunger Games”…Favorite midnight snack: Frosted Mini Wheats…Favorite movie: “Almost Famous”…Favorite musical artists: Jack Johnson, O.A.R...Favorite song: “Lay Me Down” by The Dirty Heads…Favorite sports team: Duke basketball…Favorite athlete: US national player Misty May Treanor…Jordan can’t imagine a week without: Talking to her sister…Jordan’s advice to kids: “Never give up, be yourself, and never forget where you came from”…Favorite color: Turquoise…Favorite food: Pasta…Favorite sport other than volleyball: Basketball…People Jordan most admires: Her parents…Best advice Jordan has ever been given: “It’s your life, you get to choose what you do with it. Make it count”…What people don’t know about Jordan: She likes to draw…When Jordan was a kid, she tried to be like: Her sister Katherine…When people first meet Jordan, they think: She’s quiet.

Recent Games
Oct 23 at Wingate L, 3-1
Oct 24 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0
Oct 27 Pfeiffer W, 3-0
Nov 2 at North Greenville L, 3-1
Nov 6 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-0
Nov 10 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 16
Sets 104 59
Kills 184 102
Kills per set 1.77 1.73
Errors 90 47
Total Attacks 609 310
Hitting Percentage .154 .177
Assists 6 5
Assists per set 0.06 0.08
Service Aces 18 15
Service Errors 41 29
Service Aces per set 0.17 0.25
Reception Errors 1 1
Digs 55 38
Digs per set 0.53 0.64
Block Solo 12 7
Block Assist 50 27
Block Total 62 34
Blocks per set 0.60 0.58
Block Errors 12 6
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 239.0 137.5
Points per set 2.3 2.3
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 at Wingate L, 3-0 3 7 4 20 .150 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 4 0 9.0
Sep 1 vs. UNC Pembroke W, 3-2 5 11 4 35 .200 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 5 0 14.0
Sep 1 vs. Winston-Salem W, 3-0 3 11 4 24 .292 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Sep 7 vs. Lincoln Memorial L, 3-0 3 3 1 23 .087 0 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Sep 7 vs. Francis Marion W, 3-0 3 5 2 13 .231 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 6.5
Sep 8 vs. Armstrong Atlantic L, 3-0 3 2 4 11 -.182 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
Sep 12 at King (Tenn.) L, 3-2 5 4 1 21 .143 0 1 4 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 5.0
Sep 15 USC Aiken L, 3-2 5 13 5 29 .276 0 1 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 15 North Greenville L, 3-1 4 10 8 31 .065 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 18 at Limestone W, 3-0 3 4 5 14 -.071 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 4.5
Sep 21 Converse W, 3-0 3 5 1 14 .286 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 22 Erskine W, 3-1 4 5 3 15 .133 2 0 1 0 5 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Sep 28 at Barton W, 3-0 3 11 4 18 .389 0 1 2 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 13.5
Sep 29 at Mount Olive L, 3-2 5 5 4 26 .038 0 4 2 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Oct 2 at Carson-Newman L, 3-0 3 0 4 17 -.235 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 5 Belmont Abbey L, 3-0 3 5 1 18 .222 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 6 Coker W, 3-1 4 7 2 16 .312 0 4 4 0 2 2 4 0 6 0 15.0
Oct 12 at Converse W, 3-1 4 9 3 21 .286 1 0 3 0 5 2 2 0 4 0 12.0
Oct 13 at Erskine L, 3-1 4 7 3 21 .190 1 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Oct 17 Limestone L, 3-1 4 8 2 22 .273 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 19 St. Augustine's W, 3-0 3 6 2 14 .286 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 19 Lander L, 3-1 4 9 5 31 .129 1 1 3 0 6 2 2 0 4 0 13.0
Oct 20 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 3-0 3 9 3 34 .176 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 9.0
Oct 23 at Wingate L, 3-1 4 4 3 28 .036 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 6.0
Oct 24 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0 3 4 3 14 .071 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 6.0
Oct 27 Pfeiffer W, 3-0 3 8 0 16 .500 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Nov 2 at North Greenville L, 3-1 4 7 2 29 .172 0 2 3 0 2 0 3 1 3 0 10.5
Nov 6 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-0 3 3 5 14 -.143 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 3.5
Nov 10 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-0 3 2 2 20 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
  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
2012-13 29 104 184 1.77 90 609 .154 6 0.06 18 0.17 55 0.53 12 50 62 0.60 239.0 2.3
2013-14 25 84 146 1.74 120 571 .046 17 0.20 24 0.29 121 1.44 11 37 48 0.57 199.5 2.4
2014-15 22 78 188 2.41 75 534 .212 3 0.04 4 0.05 35 0.45 8 49 57 0.73 224.5 2.9
Total 76 266 518 1.95 285 1714 .136 26 0.10 46 0.17 211 0.79 31 136 167 0.63 663.0 2.5
  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 29 104 184 1.77 90 609 .154 6 0.06 18 0.17 55 0.53 12 50 62 0.60 239.0 2.3
Conference 16 59 102 1.73 47 310 .177 5 0.08 15 0.25 38 0.64 7 27 34 0.58 137.5 2.3
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Home 12 43 89 2.07 35 254 .213 4 0.09 9 0.21 27 0.63 5 18 23 0.53 112.0 2.6
Away 12 44 63 1.43 40 249 .092 2 0.05 8 0.18 24 0.55 5 21 26 0.59 86.5 2.0
Neutral 5 17 32 1.88 15 106 .160 0 0.00 1 0.06 4 0.24 2 11 13 0.76 40.5 2.4

Wins 12 41 86 2.10 33 214 .248 3 0.07 6 0.15 26 0.63 7 27 34 0.83 112.5 2.7
Losses 17 63 98 1.56 57 395 .104 3 0.05 12 0.19 29 0.46 5 23 28 0.44 126.5 2.0

August 1 3 7 2.33 4 20 .150 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 4 4 1.33 9.0 3.0
September 13 49 89 1.82 46 274 .157 2 0.04 10 0.20 25 0.51 3 21 24 0.49 112.5 2.3
October 12 42 76 1.81 31 252 .179 4 0.10 6 0.14 27 0.64 9 19 28 0.67 100.5 2.4
November 3 10 12 1.20 9 63 .048 0 0.00 2 0.20 3 0.30 0 6 6 0.60 17.0 1.7