|Hometown:||Gold Coast, QLD, Australia|
|High School:||Benowa State HS|
Ngauamo did not play due to injury and used a redshirt year.
Played in 13 matches (31 sets), making three starts on Sept. 6 against New Mexico State, Nov. 10 versus Oregon and Nov. 24 against Arizona ... had 16 kills, 43 digs (1.39 per set) and one ace ... recorded three kills in one set against Utah on Nov. 29 ... posted four digs against Arizona ... had five digs at #3 Washington on Nov. 13 ... recorded a career-best 13 digs against Oregon on Nov. 10 ... had six digs versus Oregon State on Nov. 8 ... had four digs and three kills at Arizona on Oct. 18 ... recorded one kill in two sets at Colorado (Sept. 27) ... had one kill, one dig and one block at #9 Hawai’i on Sept. 7 ... posted three kills, four digs and an ace against New Mexico State ... totaled five kills and four digs on Sept. 5 versus Santa Clara.
BENOWA STATE HIGH SCHOOL
Ngauamo played numerous sports at Benowa State High School in Benowa, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia ... played both indoor and beach volleyball, basketball, netball, cross country and swimming ... most of her competition came at the club and National level ... was a member of the U19, U21 and U23 National Beach Volleyball teams in 2013 ... competed at the World Beach Volleyball Championships and three Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slams ... in 2012, was the team captain for the U19 South Coast squad, which resulted in a State Championship, earning MVP honors ... was the U19 Australian team captain, as well as a member of the U19 Australian Beach Volleyball and Senior Australian Beach Volleyball teams ... named the Queensland Beach Volleyball State Tour Rookie of the Year and Queensland Junior Women’s Volleyball Player of the Year.
Born Jessyka Tonga Ngauamo on Dec. 3, 1995 in Auckland, New Zealand ... parents are Angela and Johnny Ngauamo ... father was a professional rugby player in New Zealand, England and France ... has an older sister, Ashley, and a younger brother, Isaac ... chose to attend UCLA because of the amazing opportunity to study abroad while being able to play the sport she loves at a very high level ... thing she likes the most about volleyball is the team aspect ... besides moving from Australia to UCLA, lists her biggest athletic thrill as competing at the 2013 World Beach Volleyball Championships in Myslowice, Poland ... hobbies include going to the beach and hanging with friends ... athlete she admires the most is tennis player Roger Federer ... favorites include television shows “Elementary”, “Modern Family” and “New Girl” and eating sushi ... her ultimate goal is to go to the Olympics ... majoring in sociology.
Jessyka Ngauamo's Match Highs
|KILLS||5, vs. Santa Clara (9/5/13)|
|TOTAL ATTEMPTS||11, vs. Santa Clara (9/5/13)|
||1, vs. New Mexico State (9/6/13)|
|DIGS||13, vs. Oregon (11/10/13)
|BLOCK ASSISTS||1, vs. Santa Clara (9/5/13)
1, at Hawai'i (9/7/13)
|TOTAL BLOCKS||1 (0-1), vs. Santa Clara (9/5/13)
1 (0-1), at Hawai'i (9/7/13)
|POINTS||5.5, vs. Santa Clara (9/5/13)