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Jordan Wilson-Talmadge

  • position DS/Libero
  • height 5-7
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Orlando, Fla.
  • High school First Academy
  • position DS/Libero
  • height 5-7
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Orlando, Fla.
  • High school First Academy

Jordan Wilson-Talmadge Bio


Played in 28 matches, including three starts, as a defensive specialist
Averaged 1.09 digs per set
Tallied first career kill and six digs in comeback win vs. Ole Miss (9/26)
Had a career-high three aces vs. No. 20 Texas A&M (10/19)
Recorded a career-high 11 digs vs. Coastal Carolina (10/21)
Had eight digs in win at Tennessee (11/19)


Played in seven matches
Had a service ace in sweep of Presbyterian (9/21)
Finished with one assist and one dig at Mississippi State (10/18)
Recorded two digs at No. 5 Florida (11/13)
Chipped in season-high three digs at Arkansas (11/22)


Lettered three years at The First Academy under coach Lindsey Hurlebavs
Led team to three Florida Class 3A state titles
Earned first team District 5-3A honors
Named Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012
Made the Brighthouse Top 20 Player list for central Florida
Named to the Orlando Sentinel Top 12 list
Also a three-year letterwinner in track and field
Played club volleyball at the Orlando Volleyball Academy (18 ASICS) for coaches Jeff Reavis and Jen Darty
Led team to the AAU National title in 2012…Graduated Cum Laude
Member of the National Society of High School Scholars and the National Honors Society
Served as the Sports Medicine Club president


Jordan Kay Wilson-Talmadge is the daughter of Gary and Beth Talmadge
Has one sister, Kennedy, who plays volleyball at Clemson
Cousin Tarah Gieger is a professional motocross rider who won a gold medal at the 2008 X-Games and silver at the 2015 X-Games
Cousin Aron Geiger is a retired professional surfer
Chose South Carolina because of the comfort with the coaches, teammates and school and the Athletics Village, which includes the Rice Athletics Center and the Dodie Anderson Academic Enrichment Center
Majoring in public health