Jill Sanders Plumb Athlete Profile

#14 Jill Sanders Plumb

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-1 Roster Years: 1985-1988 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Highland High School



All-America

  • 1987 AVCA First Team
  • 1987 Volleyball Monthly Honorable Mention

At BYU

  • Majored in music
  • 1985, 1986 HCAC Second Team
  • NCAA West Regional All-Tournament Team 1985, 1987
  • Made 1986 Sports Festival Team
  • Trained in Japan in off-season between freshman and sophomore years at BYU
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1985): "Perhaps the best prepared player ever to come out of Utah. A big, strong athlete who could make the starting lineup. Good athletic ability. Strong front row skills. Can play defensively. A potential All-American."
  • All-tournament team for Florida Invitational 1986
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1987): "Strong hitter. Excellent blocker. Good passer and defensive player. Potential All-American."
  • First Team All-HCAC 1987
  • MVP Illini Classic 1987
  • UCLA/NIVT All-Tournament Team 1987
  • Cougar Club Competitor Award 1988
  • Cougar Club Scholar Athlete 1987
  • Co-captain in 1988
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1988): "One of the best blockers in the country. An outstanding hitter and defensive player. Passing much improved. Dedicated to the team's success. The best all-around player in our program. All-American prospect."

Before BYU

  • Sterling Scholar runner-up in music
  • High school All-American in both volleyball and basketball 
  • Listed on 1985 Volleyball Monthly's Fabulous Fifty chart

Stats

Yr. GP K E TA Pct. SA BS BA TB Dig Ast.
1985 115 354 125 777 .295 11 19 79 98 71 13
1986 126 396 110 882 .324 21 33 79 112 203 21
1987 130 603 173 1193 .360 26 33 53 86 291 40