#1 - Jamie Rutledge
Played in all 31 matches ... ranked second in the A-Sun in assists per set (10.79) … compiled three double-doubles … registered double-digit assists in all 31 matches, while posting a career-high 65 assists (10 digs) in the five-set win at North Florida on Oct. 19 … tallied back-to-back double-doubles in wins over Stetson (Nov. 2) and Lipscomb (Nov. 8) … recorded 59 assists and 10 digs against the Hatters and had 52 assists and 12 digs in the win over the Bisons … tied career highs with seven blocks in wins vs. Kennesaw State and Marshall … posted her 2,000th career assist in the win at Mercer on Sept. 20.
Selected to the Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team … played in 32 of the 36 matches … ranked seventh in the A-Sun in assists per set (9.04) … finished with nine double-doubles on the campaign … notched double-digit assists in 24 matches … recorded then a career-high 64 assists in both matches against Northern Kentucky, while also setting career bests in digs (15, vs. Marshall on Sept. 3) and service aces (3, vs. Jacksonville on Oct. 12) … the 64 assists were the most by any A-Sun player in a five-set match, along with ranking second overall on the season … enjoyed a stretch of four straight double-doubles from Sept. 29-Oct. 9 … began the year with a double-double in the three-set win over Temple in the Gamecock Invitational … dished out 28 assists and 11 digs in the victory over the Owls.
Played in 21 matches, while making her collegiate debut on Aug. 26 vs. Evansville … was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Academic List … ranked seventh in the A-Sun with 8.28 assists per set (505 total assists in 2011) … compiled two double-doubles ... recorded a season-high 53 assists against Coastal Carolina (8/27) and Georgetown (9/17) … finished with a season-best seven kills in the win at Stetson (10/14) ... registered her first collegiate block vs. North Carolina A&T (8/27).
She was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Kathi Shaffer at Dobyns-Bennett... After earning all-conference honorable mention during her freshman season, Rutledge was named all-conference, all-region, all-state, all-Northeast Tennessee, and Big 8 Setter of the Year in both her sophomore and junior seasons... During her senior season, she was named all-conference and all-region once again, while also being named Big 8 Player of the Year...In her four-year career at D.B., Rutledge compiled 4,487 assists, 149 aces, 148 blocks, 1,136 digs, 764 kills, while serving at a .917 clip...Rutledge was a high school teammate of fellow newcomer Meredith Hardy and current Buccaneer Megan Devine.
Daughter of Bruce and Lenora Rutledge…born on July 15, 1993…Has a sister, Morgan, that played volleyball at Milligan…Majoring in english.
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