The current LMU volleyball team defeated a talented group of alumni on Saturday afternoon.
Jacene Dimson begins her fourth year at LMU...very athletic...possesses a high jump for back row attacking...is quick on her feet...covers the court well...has excellent anticipation skills...comes in and makes an immediate impact with her passing and defensive skills...will definitely be in the hunt as the starting libero...always gives 100 percent.
Played in 27 of team's 33 matches, sharing the starting libero job with Courtnay Leonard... averaged 2.49 digs per game... had a season-high 19 digs at Saint Mary's on Nov.1... reached double digits in digs ten times, including four straight matches during October and November.
Among team leaders, averaging 2.98 digs per game...played in just 58 games, battling a multitude of injuries throughout the season...had a career-high 29 digs against Maryland (Sept. 14)...also recorded her only kill of the season against the Terrapins...recorded a total of 60 digs in three matches at the Terrapin Invitational...reached double digits in digs eight times, including 16 against UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 8.
2001 - Freshman
A valuable cog in the defensive rotation, Dimson posted eight double-digit dig matches...from Oct. 19-30, averaged 12 digs in a five match span, including a career-high 17 versus St. Mary's (Oct. 20)...recorded at least three digs in 24 of the 25 matches she appeared...one of only six Lions to play in all 25 matches during the season...fifth on the team averaging 2.20 digs per game off the bench.
Dimson is a 2001 graduate of Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, CA...a two sport athlete, earned four varsity letters in volleyball and three in basketball...as a junior guard was named to the Scholastic All- CIF basketball team...earned Scholastic All-CIF volleyball team honors as a senior...led her team to the CIF Southern Section Finals during her junior and senior campaigns...prep volleyball coaches were Craig Pazanti and Isaac Owens.
Jacene Autumn Viceral Dimson was born in Tustin, CA on Nov. 14, 1983...the daughter of Rufino and Vivian Dimson...has one sister, Julia...lists playing basketball and reading as her hobbies...names grilled chicken sandwiches as her favorite food...was also recruited by the Portland and Manhattan College...chose LMU because of its strong academic reputation and successful volleyball program...a communications major.
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