Breakdown: Earned a starting position on the front row as a freshman… Helped the Aggies reach the 2013 MEAC tournament for the first time since 2007 ... A strong middle blocker with a nice, fluid arm swing…Knows how to find open shots and is an aggressive blocker…Has excellent footwork and is highly competitive.
2013 Season: Played in 29 matches with 26 starts and competed in 89 sets … Was third on the team and first among the freshmen in kills (148), averaging 1.66 per set … Finished third on the team in service aces (13) … Tallied 41 digs and 29 blocks … Led the Aggies in kills and service aces twice … Led A&T in blocks three times and posted two matches with three or more service aces … Posted a career and team-high 12 kills at UNC Asheville on Oct. 17 … Eight days later she had her best all-around performance against N.C. Central where she registered a career-high.833 hitting percentage, six service aces and five digs … Led the Aggies with 11 kills against Howard in the first round of the MEAC tournament on Nov. 15 … Recorded three blocks against N.C. Central on Sept. 27 …. Helped A&T to its most wins in a season since the 2008 season.
High School: Competed at the varsity level for three years at Bishop Amat Memorial High and Long Beach Polytechnic High… At Long Beach Polytechnic School, earned Del Rey League first-team All-League honors and was named the second-team All-Moore League in 2011…Also earned the team’s 2010 Most Improved Award…Was also a member of the National Honor Society and an honor roll student…Had some strong seasons with the Mizuno Long Beach 18-and-under Rockstar club team…Her team competed in the Junior Olympics Silver Division in 2012, and won a silver medal at the 2010 Junior Olympics…Participated in golf, basketball and softball.
Personal: Full name is Jillian Alicia Nobles… She is the daughter of Carmen Alicia Field-Nobles and Joseph West Nobles…Was born on April 11, 1995…Majors in business administration…Her father played football for the University of Hawaii…Plans on attending graduate school and beginning her own business after graduation…Volunteered at the La Food Bank and Christian Leadership organizations.