2017: Appeared in all 28 matches, including 18 starts and 96 of 97 sets in first season at UMKC ... Finished fourth on the team with 157 kills and 1.64 kills per set ... Added four assists, 49 digs and 65 blocks (third-most on team) on the year ... Tallied 10+ kills in seven matches and 5+ blocks in four matches on the season ... Posted first double-digit kill total with a season-high 12 kills along with a season-best six digs against South Dakota State (9/16) ... Recorded four consecutive matches with 10+ kills against New Mexico State (10/26), UT Rio Grande Valley (10/28), Chicago State (11/3) and Utah Valley (11/9) ... Matched season-high of 12 kills along with a posting a season-high seven blocks in a 3-2 conference win over UT Rio Grande Valley (10/28).
Background: A two-year standout at Illinois Central College, Jacobs was selected to the first-team All-Region squad in both of her seasons as a Cougar. In 2016, she was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Volleyball All-America Team. In the classroom, Jacobs has been awarded a spot on the Director of Athletics Honor List for carrying an impressive grade point average in her studies.
Personal: Born June 4 in Peoria, Illinois … Daughter of Ron and Brenda Jacobs … Has one brother, Cody … Plans to major in Health Sciences while attending UMKC.