Janelle Batista
Janelle  Batista


Corvallis, Ore.

High School:
Crescent Valley HS


Middle Blocker/Right Side



Nevada Has 37 Student-Athletes on 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team

League-record 409 student-athletes on the 2012 fall team


Nevada Falls in Regular-Season Finale

3-0 Defeat


Pack at Lobos for Only Match this Week

Thursday at 6 p.m. in Albuquerque


Senior Day Match Goes to Air Force



Nevada Drops Conference Tussle with Boise State

Three Set Match


San Jose State at Nevada 2011

San Jose State at Nevada


Utah State at Nevada

Utah State at Nevada




2012 (Sr.): Concluded her career with the Wolf Pack by playing in every set (107) during the 2012 season at the middle blocker position ... Was second among all Nevada players with 266 kills ... Other than Tessa Lea'ea, was the only player to top 250 ... Had 74 total blocks, also good for second on the team ... Contributed as a passer as well, posting 71 digs and four assists ... Lettered for the fourth consecutive year as a member of the Silver and Blue.

2011 (Jr.): Earned second-team All-WAC honors in her third year in the program ... Named to Aztec Invitational All-Tournament team after averaging 2.58 kills with a .387 attack percentage in three matches ... Started all 24 matches in which she played missing two with injury ... Began the season posting a career-high 20 kills against Portland (Aug. 26) ... Reached double figures in kills 10 times and six times led the team in kills with two of them being match highs ... Ninth in the conference averaging 3.25 points per set and ranked 10th averaging 2.67 kills per set ... Led the team in kills (227), kills per set (2.67), points (276), points per set (3.25) and was third in blocks (53) ... Recorded a kill in every match and block in 22 of 24 ... Top match was the season opener when she had the career-high 20 kills and added to two assists, four blocks and an ace to total 23 points ... Received her third volleyball letter.

2010 (So.): Earned a starting spot in her second season in the program starting the final 27 matches and playing in 29 ... Named Wolf Pack Invitational MVP after leading the Pack to the title when she averaged 2.36 kills, 1.27 blocks and hit .321 ... Finished second on the team averaging .83 blocks per set and 1.48 kills per set was fifth in on the squad ... Reached double figures in kills four times on the season which included a then career-high 11 in a 3-1 home victory over Utah State (Oct. 15) ... Three other double digit kills matches were 10 in three home matches versus Northern Arizona (Sept. 10), Pacific (Sept. 11) and Idaho (Nov. 4) ... Ten kills in the Pacific match tied Erin Garvey for team-high honors ... Earned second volleyball letter.

2009 (Fr.): Played in 22 matches earning starts in 17 ... Recorded a kill in 20 of 22 matches ... Averaged .95 kills and .51 blocks per set ... Totaled a season-high six kills six times during the season ... Top match came in a 3-2 victory vs. Sam Houston State (Sept. 12) when she had six kills, two digs and four blocks to total a season-high eight points ... Finished the year with 37 total blocks and .51 blocks per set to rank fourth on the team ... Sixth on the team averaging .95 kills per set ... Six blocks versus Loyola Marymount (Sept. 18) was a season-high ... Earned first volleyball letter.

High School
Lettered three years in volleyball and basketball while earning two letters in track & field at Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis, Ore ... Senior season was co-MVP of the Mid-Willamette Conference and a first-team all-state selection ... Helped guide the Raiders to an eighth place finish at the state meet ... Two-time first-team all conference honoree and was a second team selection as a sophomore ... Competing in the high jump she won the district meet her sophomore and junior seasons ... Placed sixth in the high jump as a sophomore and 10th her junior season at the state meet ... Played her last season of club volleyball for Northwest Juniors and coach Rod Jones.

Getting Acquainted
Enjoys music and singing in the shower ... Likes going to the beach and eating her Mom's fried chicken ... Chose Nevada over Hofstra and Louisiana-Monroe ... Father played baseball for the Angels and Padres reaching the Triple A level ... Career highlight was playing in the state tournament her senior year ... Earned a 4.00 grade point average the first semester of her senior year ... Daughter of Lisa Chambers ... Business management major.

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