17 Lyndse Yess
Lyndse Yess
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eugene, OR
High School: Marist
Position: OH/RS

2007: Continued to improve her all-around game...Played in 23 of 24 matches, starting 18 and playing in 83 of 92 games...Had 12 kills and 14 digs against league rival Penn (10/12)...Had 11 kills and 21 digs the next weekend at Cornell (10/20)...Season-high 17 kills along with 20 digs in the rematch with Cornell (11/2)...Averaged 16 kills and 14 digs per match from 10/27 to 11/3.

2006: Broke out late in the season, showcasing solid attack skills to accompany already-strong defense ... Played in all 26 matches, starting 15 and playing 89 of 98 games ... From 9/8 to 10/3, averaged 0.78 kills and 2.87 digs and had five assists, four aces and two blocks in 45 games. From 10/6 to 11/11, averaged 2.50 kills and 3.57 digs and had 12 assists, 14 service aces and 10 blocks in 44 games ... 3.21 digs-per-game and 18 service aces were both second on the team ... Had breakout four-match stretch from 10/6 to 10/14, averaging 4.27 kills and 3.27 digs per game, adding eight service aces and six blocks in 15 games ... Had season-high 27 digs against Penn (10/21) in five games the day after recording 21 against Princeton in four games.

2005: Played in 10 matches, starting one ... Had 10 kills and 29 digs while adjusting to the college game.

Before Brown: Was a three-year starter at Marist Catholic High School, playing outside hitter ... Was a co-captain her senior year, when she was named league MVP and First Team All-State by the OSAA and the Oregonian ... Was named Second Team All-State by both the OSAA and the Oregonian her junior season ... Was team MVP and First Team All-League in 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... Played club volleyball with the Webfoot Juniors Volleyball Club ... Also was a member of the track & field team, competing in the javelin, hurdles, triple jump, long jump, 200-meter run and 4x100-meter relay ... In 2004, was co-captain of the track team and was part of a 4x100 relay squad that made second team All-League ... Was her class valedictorian, a class officer, and president of Marist's National Honor Society ... Named the Register-Guard Student of the Month.

Personal: Lyndse Yess is the daughter of Rochlyn and WendyLee Yess of Eugene, Ore. ... Has a sister, Christine ... Double-concentrating in Architectural Studies and Commerce, Organizations, & Entrepreneurship.


Yess' Career Highs
Attempts: 68 at Cornell (11/2/07)
19 vs. Cornell (10/6/06)
Hitting % (min. 5k):
.400 (6-0-15) vs. Providence (10/03/06)
3 vs. Harvard (11/10/06)
5 vs. Cornell (10/6/06)
27 vs. Penn (10/21/06)
Solo Blocks:
2 vs. Cornell (10/6/06)
Block Assists:
2, twice, most recently at Harvard (10/14/06)
Total Blocks:
2, 4 times, most recently vs. Princeton (10/20/06)