Born Jenny Lynn Weilert on May 19, 1984 in Aurora, IL ... parents are Geri and Ron Weilert, who played basketball for the Air Force Academy and for the semi-pro Dayton Hawks ... has three sisters: Kathy (29), JoAnna (28) and Kristen (23) and one brother: Jeff (31) ... sister Kristen played volleyball at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais Illinois ... enjoys water skiing, snow skiing, horse-back riding, basketball, swimming and singing in her spare time ... got her start in volleyball watching her older sisters play ... elementary education major.
Club: Played for the DuPage Express Volleyball Club under coach Lori Trippi-Payne and the Uno Volleyball Club under Christine Pratt.
High School: Three-year varsity starter at Oswego High School in Oswego, Illinois ... named all-conference in her junior and senior years as well as being the conference MVP runner-up in her senior season ... earned all-state honorable mention after her senior campaign and was named to the all-state team as a junior ... also lettered two years in cheerleading ... earned high honor roll as a senior and honor roll as a junior, sophomore and freshman ... involved in Choir, art and Student Council.
Kent State University -- 2003 -- Sophomore: Started in all 26 matches and was a one-year letterwinner ... was third on the team averaging 2.01 kills per game ... recorded double-digit kills in eight matches ... tallied a career-best 15 kills against Western Michigan ... notched 14 kills twice ... averaged a .208 hitting percentage including a career-best .643 percent against Miami ... was second on the squad with 56 blocks, including six solos ... tallied a career-best nine blocks against Northern Illinois ... named to the Dean's List.
2002 -- Freshman: Played in 24 matches, starting in seven ... notched 12 kills on .556 hitting against Canisius ... tallied 14 digs against Central Michigan.