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Jayna Francis

OH
Position
6'0''
Height
Junior
Class
Virginia Beach, Va.
Hometown
Princess Anne HS
High School / Club
Jayna Francis - Women's Volleyball - Virginia Cavaliers

2020

  • Appeared in 13 matches, playing in 39 total sets
  • Averaged 2.10 kills per set and 1.28 digs per set
  • Tied her career high three blocks at Virginia Tech (Oct. 16)

2019

  • Appeared in 27 matches, playing 90 sets as a freshman
  • Racked up 214 kills, averaging 2.38 per set to finish third on team
  • Produced double-digit kills in 11 matches
  • Posted season-best 16 kills against Princeton while hitting .429 (Sept. 6)
  • Recorded a double-double against Virginia Tech (Sept. 27) with 10 kills and 13 digs
  • Added second double-double at Miami (Oct. 6) with 13 kills and 10 digs
  • Finished season with three-straight matches in double-digit kills 

Background

  • 2018 Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year nominee
  • 2017 and 2018 VHSL 5A Player of the Year
  • 2017 and 2018 Region Player of the Year
  • AVCA Under Armour All-America honorable mention
  • PrepVolleyball Senior Ace honorable mention
  • First player to ever record 1,000 kills in Princess Anne’s 60-year history
  • Helped Princess Anne to first-ever undefeated season, going 29-0
  • Three-time All-State, All-Region and two-time All-Tidewater first team selection
  • Recorded 20 kills in Princess Anne’s sweep to win 2018 state title
  • Over 150 hours of community service, including with the Special Olympics, Big Sister/Little Sister, Side-Out Foundation Dig PInk, Homeless Coat Drive, Cav Care and tutoring
  • Played club for Metro VBC of DC

Personal

  • Daughter of Steven and Lisa Francis
  • Recipient of the 2021-2022 Amy Mitchell Griffin Bicentennial Scholars Fund
  • Has one younger brother, Mitchell