Josalynn Wise
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    Josalynn Wise

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Amarillo, Texas

    High School:
    Amarillo

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    DS/S

    Club Team:
    Amarillo Elite

    JUNIOR YEAR | 2012: Saw action in 80 sets...served as the starting setter at San Diego State...also earned a spot in the starting rotation against BYU, Navy and New Mexico...ranked second on the team with 64 assists...tallied a season-best 21 helpers at San Diego State...recorded 119 digs...collected a season-high 13 against Arkansas State...also produced double-dig dig performances against Army and New Mexico (10 each)...accounted for 15 service aces...tallied a pair of aces in five matches (Navy, The Citadel, Fresno State, Denver and New Mexico)...recorded only kill of the season at San Diego State.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2011: Played in 86 sets...served as the starting setter against Wyoming and Colorado State...led the team in assists during six matches...accounted for a career-best 301 assists and a 3.50 assist-per-set average...recorded a season-high 20 assists against Wyoming...added 18 helpers in matches against Northern Colorado and Wyoming...led the team with 21 service aces...tallied a career-best four aces in home opener against Northern Colorado...tallied multi-ace matches four additional times, including a three-ace output at Boise State...also added 97 digs and four kills...recorded a season-best eight digs at UNLV and against San Diego State...tallied a career-high two kills against Boise State...assisted on first career block against St. John's.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2010: Saw action in 83 sets...was the starting setter at Northern Colorado, Utah Valley and UNLV...also started at home against Wyoming...accumulated 257 assists and a 3.10 assist-per-set average...led the team in assists during five matches...posted career-best 30 assists at Utah Valley...also collected at least 20 assists against Fresno State (26), Northern Colorado (24) and Bryant (21)...tallied double-digit assists in nine additional matches...added 122 digs, including a career-high 17 against Utah Valley...also recorded five kills and seven service aces...posted a personal-best two kills against South Dakota State...added one ace in seven different matches...recorded a double-double against Utah Valley with 30 assists and 17 digs.

    HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Amarillo High School...two-year varsity letterwinner...coached by Jan Barker, Janeen Eudy and Kirk Stokes...member of two 5A state championship teams (2008, 2009)...earned all-district honorable mention honors (District 2-5A) in 2009...named to the Amarillo Globe News Super Team (honorable mention)...named Outstanding Setter (honorable mention) by LoneStarVolleyball.com...member of the 2009 Texas Golden Spread East All-Star Team...earned academic all-state and academic all-district honors...two-time recipient of the Coaches 110% Award...ACE Award winner...member of the National Honor Society...named Superintendent Academic Scholar for completing eight semesters with a 90 average or above...ranked within the top four percent of graduating class of 540...two-time Super Sandie...four-year member of the Ken Club, recognizing students with a 90 average or higher in math...competed at the club level for Amarillo Elite Volleyball...coached by Gary Abrahmson and Todd Abrahmson...member of five teams that qualified and competed at nationals.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Josalynn Lea Wise...nickname is "Jos"...daughter of Michael and LaParsha Wise...father is a 1978 graduate of the Air Force Academy and served as a pilot in the Air Force...has one older brother, Jonathan (a 2012 graduate of Hardin-Simmons University, three-time captain of the Cowboys' football team and current high school football coach in Amarillo), one older sister, J'Rhea (a 2012 graduate of West Texas A&M University and active wellness coach with Herbalife) and one younger brother, Jacob (a sophomore engineering major at West Texas A&M)...majoring in English...future career plans include becoming a pilot...hobbies include reading, music, running and singing...currently serving as Flight Commander for squadron...has also served as an Element Leader, Flight NCO, Coach (freshman mentor), Academic Clerk and Element NCO...named to the Commandant's List for excellence in military performance during three semesters...also named to the Dean's List as a junior...nominated for Outstanding Element Leader as a junior...named Three-Degree of the Year for CS-32 during the 2011-12 academic year...spent three weeks in China over the summer as a part of the Academy's cultural immersion program...also worked as an Assistant Flight Commander during the second session of Basic Cadet Training...greatest personal moment in sports was serving three aces in a row at the state championship final in 2008 to force a fifth set and ultimately win the match...considers her family to be her top supporters...member of Cadet Squadron 32.

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