10 - Jordan Banta
Jordan Banta
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
Position: Outside Hitter
Previous School: First Colonial HS
m 23
k/s 2.43
h % .212
a/s 0.04
b/s 0.70
sa/s 0.05
d/s 0.44

As a sophomore (2013): Appeared in 25 matches, including 23 starts...Led team in service aces (24)...Second on the team in kills per set (1.74) and solo blocks (11)...Season-high 13 kills vs. Mars Hill (Sep. 7)...Season-high 12 digs vs. Concord University (Sep. 13)...Amassed 37 block assists, including six against Pfeiffer (Sep. 20)...Stuffed six solo shots at North Greenville (Sep. 27)...Dished out 17 assists.

As a freshman (2012): Appeared in 29 matches, including 17 starts…Second on the team in total kills (184), total blocks (62), and blocks per set (0.60)…Fourth in kills per set (1.77)…Five matches with at least 10 kills…Back-to-back 11-kill performances against UNC Pembroke (Sep. 1) and Winston-Salem State (Sep. 1)…Season-high 13 kills against USC Aiken (Sep. 15)…Posted a season-high four service aces at Mount Olive (Sep. 29)…Recorded a season-high six blocks against Coker (Oct. 6).

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 (26), and one sister, Katherine (22)…Father Rick played basketball at Southeastern Louisiana…Uncle Rick Reed played football at Duke University…Majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing…Dean’s List.

Recent Games
Oct 14 at King (Tenn.) W, 3-2
Oct 17 Mount Olive W, 3-1
Oct 18 Barton W, 3-0
Oct 22 at Winston-Salem W, 3-2
Oct 25 King (Tenn.) L, 3-1
Oct 29 Winston-Salem W, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 23 12
Sets 81 43
Kills 197 104
Kills per set 2.43 2.42
Errors 78 37
Total Attacks 561 295
Hitting Percentage .212 .227
Assists 3 1
Assists per set 0.04 0.02
Service Aces 4 2
Service Errors 7 5
Service Aces per set 0.05 0.05
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 36 22
Digs per set 0.44 0.51
Block Solo 8 4
Block Assist 49 29
Block Total 57 33
Blocks per set 0.70 0.77
Block Errors 6 5
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 233.5 124.5
Points per set 2.9 2.9
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 5 vs. Paine W, 3-0 2 8 2 12 .500 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 5 vs. Brevard L, 3-2 5 13 9 40 .100 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Sep 6 vs. Tuskegee W, 3-0 3 9 2 23 .304 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Sep 6 vs. West Virginia St. W, 3-1 4 11 5 24 .250 0 1 1 0 3 2 1 0 3 0 14.5
Sep 12 vs. Newberry L, 3-0 3 4 6 22 -.091 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 0 6 0 7.0
Sep 12 vs. Palm Beach Atl. L, 3-0 3 8 1 17 .412 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Sep 13 vs. Francis Marion W, 3-1 4 8 5 26 .115 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Sep 13 vs. Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0 3 4 2 17 .118 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 16 Pfeiffer W, 3-0 3 7 0 14 .500 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 6 0 10.0
Sep 19 Converse W, 3-0 3 15 1 29 .483 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 20 Limestone L, 3-1 4 6 5 24 .042 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 7.5
Sep 24 Belmont Abbey W, 3-1 4 16 3 31 .419 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 4 0 18.0
Oct 3 North Greenville W, 3-0 3 13 3 25 .400 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 16.0
Oct 4 Southern Wesleyan L, 3-1 4 7 5 28 .071 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Oct 10 at Pfeiffer W, 3-0 3 7 4 20 .150 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 4 0 10.0
Oct 11 at Belmont Abbey L, 3-0 3 7 2 30 .167 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 11 vs. Fayetteville St. W, 3-0 3 9 2 23 .304 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
Oct 14 at King (Tenn.) W, 3-2 5 2 3 23 -.043 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Oct 17 Mount Olive W, 3-1 4 8 8 24 .000 1 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 18 Barton W, 3-0 3 9 1 19 .421 0 1 2 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Oct 22 at Winston-Salem W, 3-2 5 10 4 35 .171 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Oct 25 King (Tenn.) L, 3-1 4 7 2 28 .179 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 29 Winston-Salem W, 3-0 3 9 3 27 .222 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 9.0
Oct 31 at Mount Olive   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Barton   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Erskine   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at Emmanuel (Ga.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 23 81 197 2.43 78 561 .212 3 0.04 4 0.05 36 0.44 8 49 57 0.70 233.5 2.9
Total 77 269 527 1.96 288 1741 .137 26 0.10 46 0.17 212 0.79 31 136 167 0.62 672.0 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 23 81 197 2.43 78 561 .212 3 0.04 4 0.05 36 0.44 8 49 57 0.70 233.5 2.9
Conference 12 43 104 2.42 37 295 .227 1 0.02 2 0.05 22 0.51 4 29 33 0.77 124.5 2.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 10 35 97 2.77 31 249 .265 1 0.03 2 0.06 19 0.54 2 22 24 0.69 112.0 3.2
Away 4 16 26 1.62 13 108 .120 1 0.06 0 0.00 7 0.44 2 10 12 0.75 33.0 2.1
Neutral 9 30 74 2.47 34 204 .196 1 0.03 2 0.07 10 0.33 4 17 21 0.70 88.5 3.0

Wins 15 52 141 2.71 46 355 .268 2 0.04 4 0.08 26 0.50 8 29 37 0.71 167.5 3.2
Losses 8 29 56 1.93 32 206 .117 1 0.03 0 0.00 10 0.34 0 20 20 0.69 66.0 2.3

September 12 41 109 2.66 41 279 .244 1 0.02 2 0.05 14 0.34 3 31 34 0.83 129.5 3.2
October 11 40 88 2.20 37 282 .181 2 0.05 2 0.05 22 0.55 5 18 23 0.58 104.0 2.6