5 Jeff Sprayberry
5 Jeff Sprayberry
Height: 6-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oak Forest, Ill.
Position: Outside Hitter
Previous School: Oak Forest HS
m 28
k/s 3.73
h % .294
a/s 0.03
b/s 0.26
sa/s 0.36
d/s 1.42

2018

  • AVCA honorable mention All-America
  • First team All-Conference Carolinas
  • Became the first player in program history to reach 1,000 career kills
  • Tornado all-time leader in kills at the completion of his career with 1,249
  • Second all-time with an average of 3.40 kills per set
  • Second in program history with 90 service aces and sixth with an average of 0.25 aces per set
  • Second in program history with 528 career digs and 10th with an average of 1.44 digs per set
  • Eighth in King history with 125 block assists and ninth with 141 total blocks
  • Owns three of the top four single season marks for kills in a season, including 339 in 2018
  • Averaged 3.73 kills per set, which ranks second in program history
  • Ranked third in Conference Carolinas and 14th in NCAA Division I with an average of 3.73 kills per set
  • Attack percentage of .294 ranked sixth in the league and 40th in the country
  • 10th in Conference Carolinas with an average of 0.36 aces per set
  • Selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week on April 2

2017: AVCA All-America honorable mention...Conference Carolinas Offensive Player of the Year...First team All-Conference Carolinas...Conference Carolinas Player of the Week on April 17...Became one of two players to have more than 900 career kills in program history...Ranked 16th in NCAA Division I and third in Conference Carolinas with an average of 3.48 kills per set...52nd in the country and ninth in the league with an attack percentage of .259...Ranked 38th in the nation and second in the conference with an average of 0.29 aces per set...Posted two double-doubles, the first in a win at Eastern Mennonite on January 21 with 12 kills and 12 digs...Recorded 19 kills and 10 digs against Mount Olive...Recorded a season-high 27 kills twice, first on March 11 against Eastern Mennonite when he hit .477, and again on March 31 in a win at Mount Olive where he hit .438...Hit better than .300 in a match 12 times...Season-high of four blocks came in a win over Emmanuel on March 24...Recorded five service aces on April 8 in a win over Limestone.

2016: Second team All-Conference Carolinas selection...Off The Block/Springback Player of the Month for hte month of March...Set the school record for kills in a season with 420, becoming the first Tornado to eclipse 400 kills in a season...Ranked second in Conference Carolinas in total kills and sixth with an average of 3.65 kills per set...Ranked eighth in the league and second among Tornado with 201 digs...Those digs rank sixth all-time in King history for digs in a season...Posted six double-doubles...Eclipsed the 20-kill plateau in a match seven times, becoming the first Tornado to have at least 20 kills in a match...Set the school record with 29 kills at North Greenville where he hit .407...Registered a double-double with 22 kills and a career-high 14 digs against North Greenville...Again accounted for 29 kills in a match against Belmont Abbey...Posted another double-double against Alderson Broaddus, posting 23 kills and 12 digs...Accounted for 26 kills against Coker...Posted 23 kills and 11 digs for a double-double against Barton...Had 53 blocks, five solo on the season for an average of 0.46 per set...Posted a season-high six stuffs against Emmanuel.

2015: Started nine of the 21 matches he appeared in, playing in 55 sets...One of six Tornado to register at least 100 kills, ranking fourth in the team with 121 put aways...Averaged 2.20 kills per set...Posted an attack percentage of .255...Accounted for 49 digs adn 13 blocks...Had at least 10 kills in a match six times, including a stretch of three straight from March 24-27...Registered a career-high 14 kills to go along with a career-best nine digs at Erskine on March 26...Nearly matched that kill number with 13 terminations in a 3-1 win over Coker on April 11...Posted a career-high four blocks at Quincy on February 14.

High School: Member of the volleyball team at Oak Forest High School... SSC player of the year... All conference SSC... Holds record for most kills in school history with 434 and aces with 57... Team MVP in 2012, 2013 and 2013... All area team and all state team in 2014. 

Personal: Son of Jeff and Mary Sprayberry... Undecided in major.  

Recent Games
Apr 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0
Apr 10 Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0
Apr 17 No. 8 Lees-McRae W, 3-0
Apr 20 No. 4 Belmont Abbey W, 3-1
Apr 21 No. 2 Barton W, 3-0
Apr 26 at #6 Ohio State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 16
Sets 91 51
Kills 339 192
Kills per set 3.73 3.76
Errors 108 60
Total Attacks 785 440
Hitting Percentage .294 .300
Assists 3 2
Assists per set 0.03 0.04
Service Aces 33 19
Service Errors 48 25
Service Aces per set 0.36 0.37
Reception Errors 25 11
Digs 129 69
Digs per set 1.42 1.35
Block Solo 1 1
Block Assist 23 14
Block Total 24 15
Blocks per set 0.26 0.29
Block Errors 4 1
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 384.5 219.0
Points per set 4.2 4.3
Matches started 28 16
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 5 at #4 UCLA L, 3-0 1 3 8 5 28 .107 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Jan 6 vs. McKendree W, 3-1 1 4 14 5 34 .265 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 15.0
Jan 6 vs. UC San Diego L, 3-1 1 4 9 6 28 .107 0 1 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Jan 18 Alderson Broaddus W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 21 .286 0 2 3 1 8 0 1 1 1 0 10.5
Jan 24 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 18 .333 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Jan 27 at Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 18 .444 0 2 2 2 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Jan 30 at Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0 1 3 14 3 24 .458 0 2 4 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Feb 2 Erskine W, 3-0 1 3 12 3 27 .333 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Feb 3 Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 3-0 1 3 12 4 25 .320 0 2 0 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 15.0
Feb 13 North Greenville W, 3-0 1 3 12 1 19 .579 0 3 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Feb 20 Limestone W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 21 .619 0 3 1 3 4 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Feb 23 at Mount Olive W, 3-2 1 5 19 8 63 .175 1 0 3 2 9 1 2 0 3 0 21.0
Feb 24 at Barton L, 3-0 1 3 9 6 37 .081 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Feb 28 at Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 18 .556 1 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Mar 2 at #6 Loyola (Ill.) L, 3-1 1 4 15 5 39 .256 0 0 3 3 4 0 2 0 2 1 16.0
Mar 3 at #7 Lewis L, 3-0 1 3 9 3 26 .231 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 10.0
Mar 17 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 1 3 10 5 25 .200 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Mar 17 Bluefield (Va.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Erskine W, 3-0 1 3 10 5 23 .217 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Mar 24 at Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 22 .455 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Mar 27 at North Greenville W, 3-0 1 3 13 6 29 .241 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Apr 3 at Limestone W, 3-0 1 3 16 4 29 .414 0 1 5 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 17.0
Apr 6 Barton W, 3-1 1 4 15 7 38 .211 0 0 2 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Apr 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0 1 3 12 6 28 .214 0 2 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Apr 10 Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0 1 3 15 4 35 .314 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 15.0
Apr 17 No. 8 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 16 .438 0 5 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Apr 20 No. 4 Belmont Abbey W, 3-1 1 4 19 4 40 .375 0 0 3 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 20.0
Apr 21 No. 2 Barton W, 3-0 1 3 14 4 27 .370 1 2 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Apr 26 at #6 Ohio State L, 3-0 1 3 13 5 27 .296 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 28 91 339 3.73 108 785 .294 3 0.03 33 0.36 129 1.42 1 23 24 0.26 384.5 4.2
Conference 16 51 192 3.76 60 440 .300 2 0.04 19 0.37 69 1.35 1 14 15 0.29 219.0 4.3
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Home 13 41 159 3.88 44 340 .338 1 0.02 22 0.54 62 1.51 0 14 14 0.34 188.0 4.6
Away 13 42 157 3.74 53 383 .272 2 0.05 9 0.21 57 1.36 1 9 10 0.24 171.5 4.1
Neutral 2 8 23 2.88 11 62 .194 0 0.00 2 0.25 10 1.25 0 0 0 0.00 25.0 3.1
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Wins 22 71 276 3.89 78 600 .330 3 0.04 31 0.44 107 1.51 1 20 21 0.30 318.0 4.5
Losses 6 20 63 3.15 30 185 .178 0 0.00 2 0.10 22 1.10 0 3 3 0.15 66.5 3.3
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January 7 23 70 3.04 24 171 .269 0 0.00 10 0.43 37 1.61 0 4 4 0.17 82.0 3.6
February 7 23 88 3.83 23 210 .310 2 0.09 10 0.43 30 1.30 1 6 7 0.30 102.0 4.4
March 6 19 68 3.58 25 164 .262 0 0.00 3 0.16 24 1.26 0 6 6 0.32 74.0 3.9
April 8 26 113 4.35 36 240 .321 1 0.04 10 0.38 38 1.46 0 7 7 0.27 126.5 4.9