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#6 Jordan Wilberger
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
City/State: Scottsbluff, Neb.
High School: Scottsbluff
Experience: High School
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Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team
  • Two-Time First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (2009, 2010)
  • 2011 Academic All-Big Ten

2011: Senior
Wilberger played in 28 matches as a senior • Was one of two senior captains on the team • Notched career high numbers in kills and hitting percentage on senior night against Wisconsin as she tabbed 12 kills and a hitting percentage of .750 in guiding the Huskers to a 3-1 win • Recorded 11 kills in the Huskers' final match of the season against Kansas State on Dec. 2 •  Wilberger averaged just under one block per set in her senior season, while notching a career-high nine total blocks against St. Mary's on Sept. 9 • Also recorded eight total blocks against Kansas State • Notched a hitting percentage of .750 against Indiana on Oct. 8 and .500 against Iowa on Oct. 19 • Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

2010: Junior
Wilberger played in 21 matches with 15 starts while producing career highs in kills (1.62) and blocks (1.25) per set, as well as hitting percentage (.350) • Ranked fourth in the Big 12 in hitting percentage and fifth in blocks per set • Set single-match career highs in kills (11) and attacks (22) and tied her career high in total blocks twice with eight against both Missouri and Auburn • Hit .300 or better in 12 matches, including five matches where she hit over .600 • Was the only Husker selected to the Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team after producing eight kills and six blocks in a 3-1 loss to Washington in the season finale • Tied her career high in blocks for the second time in 2010 with eight against Auburn in the NCAA Tournament on Dec. 3 • Hit .800 against Sacred Heart in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Dec. 2 with four kills on five swings, while adding four blocks • Put away six kills and hit .625 (6-1-8) in two sets of action at home against Oklahoma on Nov. 17 • Blocked a team-high seven Tiger attacks in a 3-0 home sweep of Missouri on Oct. 23 • Hit .500 (4-1-6) and posted six blocks in a sweep of Texas A&M on Oct. 9 • Was fed a career-high 22 balls and added six blocks in a win over No. 3 Illinois on Sept. 11 in a match the Huskers came back from an 0-2 deficit • Set a career high in kills with 11 against Idaho State at the BYU Nike Invitational on Sept. 4.

2009: Sophomore
Wilberger was Nebraska’s top reserve at middle blocker, averaging 1.20 kills and 0.64 blocks per set over 20 matches • Led Nebraska in blocks three times, including a season-high seven blocks against No. 8 UCLA on Sept. 13 • Saw a majority of action early in the season, as Kori Cooper played in just three of NU’s first 10 contests • Started the final two sets in NU’s NCAA opener against Coastal Carolina on Dec. 4, finishing with three kills and a block • Started against Colorado in the regular-season finale on Nov. 28, recording seven kills on a career-high .700 hitting • Came off the bench at Missouri on Oct. 17 to deliver four kills in five swings • Enjoyed a career night against Creighton on Sept. 1, coming up with a then-career-high 10 kills on .467 hitting • Came off the bench against No. 11 Minnesota on Aug. 29 to deliver six kills on .625 hitting and three blocks in her first action of the year.

2008: Redshirt Freshman
Wilberger was one of the unsung heroes in helping the  Huskers reach the national semifinals in 2008, stepping into the lineup after season-ending injuries to Kori Cooper and Brooke Delano • Appeared in 13 matches, averaging 1.12 kills and 0.85 blocks per set while hitting .338 • Moved into the starting lineup following Cooper’s season-ending knee injury and averaged 1.11 kills and 1.00 blocks per set over the final seven matches • Recorded six kills on .308 hitting and a block in NU’s national semifinal loss to No. 1 Penn State • Chipped in four kills on .500 hitting and a team-high four blocks against UAB on Dec. 6 • Put together her best offensive match of the year with seven kills on 10 swings against Liberty on Dec. 5 • Turned in a strong defensive effort at Baylor on Nov. 29, setting a career high with eight blocks - the most by a Husker freshman since 2005 - to help the Huskers win the Big 12 title • Made her first career start against Texas Tech on Nov. 22, coming up with three kills and three blocks • Replaced an injured Kori Cooper at No. 4 Texas on Nov. 19, recording two kills on a pair of swings while adding a block in the third set.

2007: Freshman
Wilberger redshirted in 2007.

High School
Wilberger was one of the top high school players in the state at Scottsbluff High School for Coach Heidi Huck • Was a three-year starter in volleyball, totaling 727 kills and 514 blocks during her prep career • Was a two-time Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference selection and two-time all-region honoree • Garnered second-team Class B all-state honors as a senior, leading Scottsbluff to a 25-9 record and a state tournament appearance • Totaled 311 kills, 158 blocks, 187 digs and 26 aces as a senior • Selected as the MVP of the 2007 Western Nebraska All-Star match •  Totaled 245 blocks and 229 kills as a junior, highlighted by a 25-kill, 22-block effort in the district championship match • Named the 2007 Scottsbluff Star-Herald Female High School Athlete of the Year after starring in volleyball, basketball and track in high school • Placed in the state track meet in three events (high jump, fourth; 200 meters, sixth; 4x100 relay, second) to help Scottsbluff to its first state track championship since 1978 • Was a member of the National Honor Society and a two-time academic all-conference pick • Looked at Creighton, Colorado State, Tulsa, Oral Roberts and Kansas State before deciding to walk-on at Nebraska.

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