Women's Volleyball

Jackie Wolfe
Jackie Wolfe


Wheaton, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton-Warrenville South




Youth Tops Experience at Alumni Match

The current Illini defeated the alumni team, 3-0


Illinois Volleyball Year in Review

Youth and resilience categorize 2012 season


Illinois Boasts 52 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Big Ten-Best 10 Volleyball Players Highlight Honorees


Illinois Boasts 52 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Big Ten-Best 10 Volleyball Players Highlight Honorees


Illinois Boasts 52 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Big Ten-Best 10 Volleyball Players Highlight Honorees


Illinois vs. Michigan 11/17/12

Photos from match between Illinois and Michigan on Nov. 17.


Illinois vs. Penn State 10/6/12

Photos from Illinois vs. Penn State match


Illinois at Purdue (Sept. 29, 2012)

Photos from the Illini's 5-set match in West Lafayette, Ind.


Illinois vs. Ohio State - Oct. 5, 2012

Photos from the Illini's 5-set match with Ohio State.


Illinois vs. Wisconsin - Sept. 23, 2012

Photos from the Illini's 3-2 victory over the Badgers.

At Illinois

2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in every match as a senior, starting nine ... Tallied 94 digs, 13 aces and 10 assists ... Recorded a season-high eight digs against Wisconsin on Sept. 23, playing a key role in the Illini's 3-2 victory ... Registered her first kill of the season against Penn State, making a great dig save which went over the net and found the court ... Landed two key service aces at Michigan State ... The active Illini leader in aces, landing 73 for her career.

2011: Academic All-Big Ten ... Serving specialist who saw action in 36 matches, making one start ... Registered 34 digs, 20 aces and three assists ... Had two aces in the NCAA Championship match vs. UCLA ... Recorded an ace vs. UCSB ... Had three aces vs. Middle Tennessee ... Recorded three aces in the win vs. Wisconsin ... Ranked fourth the team in aces (20).

2010: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Ranked 15th in NCAA Tournament in service aces (0.57) through two rounds ...Appeared in all 32 matches, starting vs. Texas in September ... Used as a primary server for one of Illinois' middle blockers ... Tallied 46 digs and 29 aces in 120 sets ... Served four straight aces and six overall in victory over Louisville ... Served the final points in Illinois' victory over Penn State on Sept. 24, ending Penn State's 65-match Big Ten winning streak.

2009: Entered matches for back row defense, primarily for Michelle Bartsch, late in sets, appearing in a total of 30 matches with one start ... Tallied eight aces in the last six matches of the regular season ... Filled in at setter for Hillary Haen, who was out due to illness, on Nov. 25 vs. Northwestern and tallied 36 assists and two blocks in helping Illinois to a four-set victory.

High School

Played for Sports Performance, competing with 17 Mizuno (coached by Christine Federico) ... Versatile player, playing outside hitter and setter ... Tallied 354 assists, 141 digs, 129 kills, 39 blocks and 36 service aces in 2008 ... Playing for head coach Bill Schreier, Wolfe had 205 kills, 70 blocks, 324 digs, 877 assists and 102 aces combined in her last three seasons at WWS ... Had back-to-back kills in the third set in the win over Wheaton North in the 2008 Regional Final ... WWS finished 24-13 overall in 2008 ... Named tournament MVP after leading Sports Performance Under 18 Red Team to the title.


Birthday is Dec. 23 ... Daughter of David and Joanne Wolfe ... Has two older brothers, Patrick, who played football at John Carroll University, and John ... Was an ESL Student Ambassador ... Member of the Athletic Leadership Council and the Spanish Honor Society ... Plans to minor in business ... Career plans include becoming a high school Spanish teacher and coaching volleyball.

Wolfe's Career Single-Match Highs

K: 1, 2x, last vs. Tulsa (9/10/11)
TA: 3 at Northwestern (11/25/09)
Pct: NA
A: 36 at Northwestern (11/25/09)
SA: 6 at Louisville (9/18/10)
D: 9 at Northwestern (11/25/09)
BS: 0
BA: 2 at Northwestern (11/25/09)
TB: 2 at Northwestern (11/25/09)


Getting to Know Jackie

Nickname: Missy, J Wolfe
Career Plans: High school teacher and volleyball coach
Fun Fact: I am deathly afraid of spiders
Favorite Movie: A League of Their Own
What are you most proud of and why: When my club team won nationals my junior year of high school because my team worked unbelievably hard that year!
Website I most often visit: My e-mail and Facebook
Favorite Sundae Topping: Sprinkles
Weirdest Quirk: My laugh
Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan
If you could visit any place in the world, where would you choose and why: Australia, because it's exotic
Secret Talent: I can solve a Rubik's Cube
What is your favorite game? Football
Lucky number: 23
Favorite Subject in High School: Math
Favorite Class at Illinois: Astronomy
Crazy thing you dream of doing some day: Become a dolphin trainer
Who did you idolize growing up? Britney Spears
Favorite Professional Sports Team: Tie between the Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls
Favorite Midnight Snack: Special K Chocolatey Delight Cereal
If you were to win $10 million, what would you buy: A black Range Rover