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Jessica Furlong
Jessica Furlong

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Augustine, Fla.

High School:
Pedro Mendez

Height:
6-0

Position:
OH

Birthdate:
07/18/1986

2006 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Saw action in all 31 matches, making 30 starts ... appeared in all but two of Wake Forest's 119 games on the season ... finished in the top five on two of the Deacons' single-season lists ... set a new school record for total attacks with 1,306 ... ranked fifth on the all-time single-season list with 406 kills ... named the ACC Co-Player of the Week on Nov. 6 after posting double-doubles in wins against North Carolina and NC State ... finished the season with 18 double-doubles total ... posted double-digit kills in 25 matches and double-digit digs in 20 matches ... led the team and was eighth in the ACC with 3.73 kills per game ... ranked second on the squad with 2.91 digs per game ... named to the All-Tournament Teams at the Coors Invitational and the Marriott Flyer Invitational ... selected as the team's Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year ... opened the season with 32 kills and 31 digs at the Coors Invitational (Sept. 1-2) ... led the team with 11 digs in the season opener against Colorado State (Sept. 1) ... posted her first double-double of the year with 16 kills and 11 digs against James Madison (Sept. 2) ... just missed another double-double with nine kills and nine digs against Florida Atlantic (Sept. 2) ... had another strong weekend showing at the Marriott Flyer Invitational, finishing with 40 kills and 27 digs ... had double-digit kills in all three matches, including 20 against Indiana (Sept. 8) ... added 13 digs for a double-double against the Hoosiers ... posted two more double-doubles at the Black & Gold Challenge (Sept. 15-16) ... had 21 kills and 15 digs against George Washington (Sept. 15) before ending a streak of five straight games with double-digit kills with 17 against Davidson (Sept. 16) ... opened ACC play with 14 kills and 11 digs against Georgia Tech (Sept. 22) ... hit a season-high .480 against the Jackets ... the performance began a streak of four straight double-doubles ... posted ensuing double-doubles against Clemson (Sept. 23), at North Carolina (Sept. 27) and at NC State (Sept. 30) ... had 18 kills and a season-high three assists against the Tigers ... had 10 digs and a season-high two aces against Virginia Tech (Oct. 6) ... tallied a career-high two block solos against Duke (Oct. 10) ... turned in double-digit kill totals in 14 of her last 15 matches of the season ... began the streak with a double-double of 16 kills and 10 digs against Maryland (Oct. 13) ... after tallying 15 kills against Boston College (Oct. 14), posted back-to-back double-doubles at Florida State (Oct. 20) and at Miami (Oct. 22) ... started a streak of five straight double-doubles with 17 kills and 15 digs at Georgia Tech (Oct. 28) ... had a career-night against North Carolina (Nov. 1), finishing with 29 kills and 18 digs in Wake's five-game win ... followed that match with 13 kills and 17 digs at NC State, earning her ACC Co-Player of the Week honors ... turned in two more double-doubles at Duke (Nov. 7) and at Boston College (Nov. 10) ... had 27 kills against the Eagles ... recorded a double-double of 13 kills and 14 digs at Virginia Tech (Nov. 18) ... tallied 18 kills in three games against Florida State (Nov. 21) ... ended the season with a double-double of 14 kills and 16 digs against Miami (Nov. 22) ... also tied her career-high with four block assists against the Hurricanes.

2005 (Redshirt Freshman)
Saw action in 23 matches with 21 starts ... played in 88 games total ... returned in full force from injury after non-conference portion of schedule and had a breakout year ... named the ACC Player of the Week on Oct. 31 ... led the team with 3.43 kills per game ... finished third on the team with 302 kills ... had the second-most attempts with 873 ... ranked fifth on the squad in digs (202) and digs per game (2.30) ... had double-figure kill totals in 17 matches, including 15 of the last 16 matches of the year ... posted seven double-doubles on the season ... made her collegiate debut against South Dakota State (Sept. 17), recording eight kills, nine digs and a career-best three aces ... opened ACC play with nine digs at Clemson (Sept. 22) ... tallied 13 kills and a career-high five assists the next night at Georgia Tech (Sept. 23) ... turned in her first career double-double with a season-high 22 kills and 17 digs against North Carolina (Sept. 30) ... started a streak of seven matches with double-digit kills with 11 at Virginia (Oct. 8) ... also posted nine digs and three block assists ... had 16 kills and a pair of block assists at Maryland (Oct. 14) ... followed that performance with 17 more kills at Boston College (Oct. 16) ... recorded 13 kills and eight digs in three games against Florida State (Oct. 21) ... posted a career-high four block assists and one block solo the following night against Miami (Oct. 22) ... tied her season-high with 22 kills against Clemson (Oct.28) ... also turned in career-highs with 24 digs and a .529 hitting percentage (four errors in 34 attempts) ... tallied second straight double-double with 17 kills and 14 digs against Georgia Tech (Oct. 29) ... began a streak of four straight double-doubles with 21 kills and 19 digs at North Carolina (Nov. 6) ... also had three block assists and a season-high 65 attempts in the five-game match ... finished the season with eight consecutive double-figure kill totals ... posted second straight kill total of 20 or more with 20 kills in three games against Boston College (Nov. 11) ... also hit .474 (two errors in 38 attempts) and had 11 digs against the Eagles ... followed that with another double-double, earning 19 kills and 11 digs against Maryland (Nov. 12) ... posted 16 kills and 10 digs against Duke (Nov. 15) ... recorded 14 kills and one block solo against Virginia (Nov. 18) ... had 13 kills and three block assists in a three-game match with Virginia Tech (Nov. 19) ... tallied 11 kills and was one dig shy of another double-double at Miami (Nov. 23) ... closed the season with 10 kills and a pair of block assists at Florida State (Nov. 25).

2004 (Redshirt)
Did not play due to a medical redshirt.

High School
Played for the Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Association, alongside current teammate Ashley Homitz ... played for club coach Pete Sprovles of JJVA ... named Pedro Mendez High School's Most Valuable Player three years in a row ... school record holder for kills ... named all-county three times ... also recognized as an All-State selection two years in a row ... twice named the All-County player of the year ... Jasper Award finalist ... graduated cum laude.

Personal
Majoring in communication with a concentration in media ... born July 18, 1986, in Falls Church, Va. ... daughter of Marie and Mark Furlong ... chose Wake Forest for the combination of the size, the academics and the volleyball program.

 

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