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  Jeanne Fairchild

Jeanne Fairchild

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
St. Pius X HS

Last College:
Univ. of San Diego

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH

Experience:
3L

SENIOR (2008): Third Team AVCA ALL-AMERICAN ... MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR ... All-Mountain West Conference ... ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District VI Second Team selection ... Academic All-MWC ... Finished career ranked third on all-time UNM career kills list with 1,238 ... Recorded her 1,000th career kill as a Lobo at the end of the third set of a 3-1 loss to Utah on Oct. 4 ... Finished season ranked first in MWC in kills (4.81) and points (5.12) per set ... Ranked third in the nation in kills per set ... Selected Mountain West Conference Player of the Week on Sept. 8, Oct. 27 and Nov. 17 ... Named to the UT Arlington Holiday Inn Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Named to the Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament Team ... Named MVP of the George Mason Patriot Invitational ... Named to the MCM Elegante Lobo Classic All-Tournament Team ... Recorded a career-high hitting percentage of .682 (15K-0E-22TA) vs. St. Francis (Pa.) on Sept. 6 ... Had a season-high 27 kills and 29 points at Colorado State on Oct. 12 ... Season-high 9 digs in back-to-back matches on Aug. 30 vs. Idaho State and Loyola Marymount ... Finished season with 22 consecutive matches of double-digit kills and 28 of 29 matches, five with 20+ kills.

2009 AVCA 3rd team All-American and MWC Player of the Year Jeanne Fairchild


JUNIOR (2007): All-Mountain West Conference ... MWC Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-MWC ... Finished season ranked third in MWC in kills per set (4.63) and fifth in points per set (5.05) ... Recorded double-digit kills in 28 of 29 matches, seven matches with 20+ ... Pounded a career-high 30 kills and 31 points against Gonzaga on Sept. 8 ... Hit a season-high .609 (16K-2E-23TA) at Air Force on Oct. 19 ... Had a season-high 8 digs against Florida Atlantic in the season opener on Aug. 24 ... Tied career-high of 5 total blocks twice during the season - Aug. 31 at Arizona State and Oct. 6 at BYU ... Played the majority of the season with a stress fracture in her left foot .. Named MVP of MCM Elegante Lobo Classic ... Named MVP of Hilton Phoenix/East Mesa Challenge ... Named to Comcast Lobo Invitational all-tournament team ... Participated in the Sibillini Tournament in Italy in July 2007 with Bring It Promotions.

SOPHOMORE (2006): Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-MWC ... First Lobo ever to be named MWC Player of the Week on Nov. 6 for two-match performance against BYU and Utah ... Finished ninth in the MWC in kills per game (3.33) ... Recorded a career-high 7 aces vs. Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 2 at the Baylor Clarion Invitational, Sits in a four-way tie for second in the program's single match record book, for that performance ... Recorded four kills in her first appearance as a Lobo vs. Houston on Sept. 1 ... Had 15 matches with double-digit kills ... Had a season-high 24 kills vs. BYU on Nov. 3 ... Followed that up with 21 kills against Utah the next day, Nov. 4 ... Career-high hitting percentage of .632 (13K-1E-19TA) came against Air Force in the first round of the MWC Championship Tournament on Nov. 22 ... Recorded a career-high 11 digs against BYU on Nov. 3 ... Made career-high 5 blocks at Colorado State on Sept. 22 ... Season-high 27 points came against BYU on Nov. 3.

UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO (2005): Named to the West Coast Conference all-freshman team ... Saw time in 22 of the team's 29 matches for a total of 62 games and eight starts ... Averaged 2.31 kills per game and a .218 attack percentage ... Recorded 18 digs, 13 blocks and 3 assists ... Named to the Dean's List for the fall semester before transferring to UNM.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in volleyball under coach Ryan Sakamoto at St. Pius X ... Guided her team to two state championships (2003 and 2004), including an undefeated season as a junior ... Named the state's Player of the Year twice ... Two-time all-state, three-time all-metro and four-time all-district honoree ... Selected by PrepVolleyball.com to its prestigious "Senior Aces List", ranking 22nd among 100 prep athletes honored in its class of 2005.

PERSONAL: Played professionally in Puerto Rico in Spring 2009 ... Daughter of John Fairchild and Susie Fairchild ... Dad played basketball for BYU in the 1950's and for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1960's ... Has three siblings, a brother, Jeff, a half-brother, Brian, and a stepsister, Jordin ... Enjoys playing volleyball and hanging out with friends ... Likes funnel cake ... Says that beating rival teams has been her greatest thrill while participating in sports ... Majoring in Communications and Journalism ... First-ever UNM endowed scholarship for volleyball was established in Jeanne's name by The Vaughan Company Realtors in April 2008 ... Fairchild is the recipient of the Donald Burton Anderson Endowed Scholarship.

CAREER SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS

Kills: 30, vs. Gonzaga (9/8/07)
Attacks: 64, vs. Gonzaga (9/8/07)
Hitting Percentage: .682, vs. St. Francis, (9/6/08)
Assists: 2, 3x - last at San Diego State (11/10/07)
Service Aces: 7, vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/2/06)
Digs: 11, vs. BYU (11/3/06)
Total Blocks: 5, 3x - last at BYU (10/6/07)
Solo Blocks: 1, 17x - last vs. San Diego State (10/25/08)
Block Assists: 5, 3x - last at BYU (10/6/07)
Points 31.0, vs. Gonzaga (9/8/07)

Fairchild's Career Stats
Year	SP-MP	K	E	TA	Pct.	A	SA	Dig	BS	BA	TB	Pts.
2006	87-27	290	156	772	.174	1	22	102	4	29	33	330.5
2007	103-29	477	218	1111	.233	12	7	92	6	61	67	520.5
2008	98-29	471	171	1009	.297	3	1	90	8	44	52	502.0
Total	288-85	1238	545	2892	.240	16	30	284	18	134	152	1353.0
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