2 Jennifer Backes
    Jennifer Backes

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Seaford, N.Y.

    High School:
    Seaford

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    DS

    Birthdate:
    06/02/1983


    At Providence: Will be the libero and can fill in as a setter or outside hitter ... As a Junior: Played in all of the team's 87 games... Recorded 155 digs, 28 service aces and 25 kills... As a Sophomore: Totalled 137 digs, 13 assists and one kill ... Saw action in 97 games ... As a Freshman: Played in 74 games ... Totalled three kills, 15 assists, 27 service aces and 15 digs ... Seaford HS: Member of 1997 conference volleyball champions ... Four-year varsity letterwinner in volleyball for Coach Dave Sheehan at Seaford ... Totalled 286 assists, 134 kills and 53 aces in 65 games as a senior ... Four-year all-county member and was named all-conference as a freshman ... Was named volleyball Scholar-Athlete as a freshman and sophomore ... Earned All-County honors during her sophomore, junior and senior years ... Four-year member of the student council ... Was Student Council President as a senior ... Member of marching band, key club and the renaissance committee for four years ... Three-year member of student-athlete leadership team and poms ... Member of peer leadership and National Honor Society as a junior and senior ... Personal: Daughter of Debbie and Gene Backes ... Has one sister, Michelle, 24 ... Born June 2, 1983 ... Majoring in Finance at PC with a minor in Math ... Recently volunteered for Habitat for Humanity ... Studied abroad in Florence, Italy last summer and volunteered as an English speaking tour guide ... Member of the PC Student Athlete Advisory Board.

    Coach's comments: "Jenn has played almost every position on the court for us over the last three years. We will expect her to step-up her defensive game this year as the libero."

    JENNIFER BACKES' CAREER STATISTICS
            YEAR	G	K	E	TA	PCT	AST	SA	DIG	BK
    	2001	74	3	2	9	.111	15	27	15	0
    	2002	97	1	2	11	-.091	13	7	137	0
    	2003	87	25	28	124	-.024	16	28	155	1
    

    TOT 258 29 32 144 -.001 44 62 307 1

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