10 Jillian Ward
10 Jillian Ward
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr
Hometown: Coventry, RI
High School: Coventry
Position: OH
m 25
k/s 3.50
h % .172
a/s 0.23
b/s 0.29
sa/s 0.37
d/s 3.24

Career: Closed out her career having played in 306 sets in 106 matches...hit .152 (1,088-584-3,325) with 1,088 kills, 85 assists, 142 service aces, 1,101 digs and 108 blocks...third all-time at RIC in career kills.

Senior Year (2018): Named First Team All-Little East...played in 85 sets in 25 matches...hit .172 (301-147-895) with 301 kills (3.54/set), 20 assists (0.24/set), 32 service aces (0.38/set), 279 digs (3.28/set) and 25 blocks (0.29/set)...reached double figures in kills 14 times, while picking up 10 or more digs in a contest on 15 occasions, this fall...compiled 23 kills and 22 digs in a 3-1 win over Smith on Sept. 13...knocked down four service aces in a 3-0 win vs. Plymouth State on Sept. 22.

Junior Year (2017): Played in 95 sets in 27 matches...registered a .160 hitting percentage (340-183-982) to go along with 340 kills (3.58/set), 44 service aces (.46/set), 365 (3.84/set) digs, 32 blocks (.34/set) and 17 assists (.18/set)...led the team and was seventh in the Little East Conference in digs...was second on the team and fifth in the LEC in kills...recorded 16 double-doubles (kills and digs) for the year...had a season-best 22 kills in the team’s, 3-1, win over Salve Regina on Sept. 9...recorded a season-best 28 digs in a 3-2 loss against Eastern Connecticut on Oct. 3. 

Sophomore Year (2016): Played in 84 sets in 24 matches...registered a .135 hitting percentage (283-161-902) to go along with 283 kills (3.37/set), 10 assists (.12/set), 31 service aces (.37/set), 250 digs (2.98/set) and 30 blocks (.36/set)...led the team in kills, was tied for the lead in aces, was second in digs and third in blocks...reached double digits in kills in 17 matches, highlighted by a season-high 21 in a 3-1 victory over Mount Holyoke on Oct. 1.

Freshman Year (2015): 
Played in 102 sets in 30 matches...recorded a .130 hitting percentage, 164 kills (1.61/set), 38 assists (.37/set), 207 digs (2.03/set), 21 blocks (.21/set) and 35 service aces (.34)...named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week on two occasions.

High School: 
Named First Team All-State while at Coventry High School...2015 graduate...First Team All-Division selection...three-time All-League selection...named MVP.

Personal: Born November 15, 1996...computer information systems major.

Recent Games
Oct 16 at Mass.-Boston L, 3-2
Oct 20 at Castleton W, 3-0
Oct 23 at Western Conn. St. L, 3-1
Oct 27 Keene St. W, 3-2
Oct 30 at Western Conn. St. W, 3-2
Nov 2 at Eastern Conn. St. L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 8
Sets 86 29
Kills 301 83
Kills per set 3.50 2.86
Errors 147 49
Total Attacks 896 286
Hitting Percentage .172 .119
Assists 20 4
Assists per set 0.23 0.14
Service Aces 32 14
Service Errors 48 17
Service Aces per set 0.37 0.48
Reception Errors 18 4
Digs 279 97
Digs per set 3.24 3.34
Block Solo 9 3
Block Assist 16 2
Block Total 25 5
Blocks per set 0.29 0.17
Block Errors 3 2
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 350.0 101.0
Points per set 4.1 3.5
Matches started 23 7
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 vs. Skidmore L, 3-0 - 3 6 4 17 .118 0 1 3 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 1 at Westfield St. W, 3-0 1 3 16 4 37 .324 2 0 3 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Sep 1 at Springfield L, 3-0 1 3 10 6 28 .143 1 0 3 1 11 0 0 0 0 1 10.0
Sep 4 Worcester St. L, 3-2 1 5 20 8 58 .207 2 2 2 3 16 1 2 0 3 0 24.0
Sep 6 at Salem St. W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 15 .400 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 8 at Bridgewater St. W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 20 .350 2 2 2 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 13 at Smith W, 3-1 1 4 23 10 60 .217 0 3 3 1 22 0 2 0 2 0 27.0
Sep 15 at Salve Regina L, 3-0 1 3 9 9 40 .000 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 15 vs. Framingham St. W, 3-1 1 4 17 3 45 .311 1 1 2 0 9 0 1 1 1 0 18.5
Sep 18 at Anna Maria W, 3-0 1 2 8 4 16 .250 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 22 Plymouth St. W, 3-0 - 3 6 8 26 -.077 1 4 3 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 22 Trinity (Conn.) L, 3-2 1 5 17 7 48 .208 1 3 3 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 20.5
Sep 25 at Mass.-Dartmouth W, 3-2 1 5 8 5 40 .075 1 3 4 0 17 1 0 0 1 0 12.0
Sep 27 at Wheaton (Mass.) L, 3-0 1 3 14 5 46 .196 3 1 2 2 11 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 29 at Clark University L, 3-0 1 3 14 9 37 .135 0 0 0 1 11 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 29 vs. Bridgewater St. W, 3-2 1 5 15 9 58 .103 1 1 2 0 13 2 4 0 6 0 20.0
Oct 2 Eastern Conn. St. L, 3-1 1 4 12 9 44 .068 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 1 12.0
Oct 6 Southern Me. W, 3-0 1 3 15 4 39 .282 0 2 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Oct 9 Wentworth L, 3-0 1 3 15 7 43 .186 0 1 1 1 12 2 0 0 2 0 18.0
Oct 13 vs. Newbury College W, 3-0 1 2 8 0 11 .727 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 13 at New England Col. W, 3-0 1 3 9 9 31 .000 1 1 2 0 13 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Oct 16 at Mass.-Boston L, 3-2 1 5 14 11 60 .050 0 3 2 1 16 1 0 1 1 0 18.0
Oct 20 at Castleton W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 8 .875 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 23 at Western Conn. St. L, 3-1 1 4 9 7 35 .057 2 0 2 2 6 1 2 1 3 0 11.0
Oct 27 Keene St. W, 3-2 1 2 12 5 34 .206 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Oct 30 at Western Conn. St. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Conn. St. L, 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
2015-16 30 102 164 1.61 93 554 .128 38 0.37 35 0.34 207 2.03 4 17 21 0.21 211.5 2.1
2016-17 24 84 283 3.37 161 902 .135 10 0.12 31 0.37 250 2.98 6 24 30 0.36 332.0 4.0
2017-18 27 95 340 3.58 183 983 .160 17 0.18 44 0.46 365 3.84 7 25 32 0.34 403.5 4.2
2018-19 25 86 301 3.50 147 896 .172 20 0.23 32 0.37 279 3.24 9 16 25 0.29 350.0 4.1
Total 106 367 1088 2.96 584 3335 .151 85 0.23 142 0.39 1101 3.00 26 82 108 0.29 1297.0 3.5
  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 25 86 301 3.50 147 896 .172 20 0.23 32 0.37 279 3.24 9 16 25 0.29 350.0 4.1
Conference 8 29 83 2.86 49 286 .119 4 0.14 14 0.48 97 3.34 3 2 5 0.17 101.0 3.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 25 97 3.88 48 292 .168 4 0.16 12 0.48 96 3.84 3 3 6 0.24 113.5 4.5
Away 14 47 158 3.36 83 473 .159 13 0.28 17 0.36 149 3.17 4 8 12 0.26 183.0 3.9
Neutral 4 14 46 3.29 16 131 .229 3 0.21 3 0.21 34 2.43 2 5 7 0.50 53.5 3.8
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Wins 14 45 161 3.58 65 440 .218 11 0.24 21 0.47 158 3.51 4 9 13 0.29 190.5 4.2
Losses 11 41 140 3.41 82 456 .127 9 0.22 11 0.27 121 2.95 5 7 12 0.29 159.5 3.9
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August 1 3 6 2.00 4 17 .118 0 0.00 1 0.33 6 2.00 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 2.3
September 15 54 194 3.59 91 574 .179 16 0.30 22 0.41 184 3.41 4 14 18 0.33 227.0 4.2
October 9 29 101 3.48 52 305 .161 4 0.14 9 0.31 89 3.07 5 2 7 0.24 116.0 4.0