|Hometown:||Glen Ellyn, Ill.|
|High School:||Benet Academy|
Honors and Awards
» AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2012, 2013)
» AVCA All-North Region First Team (2013)
» AVCA All-Mideast Region Honorable Mention (2012)
» Two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week
» All-Big Ten Freshman Team (2012)
» Four-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (2012)
» Academic All-Big Ten (2013)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012)
Started all 33 matches as a junior in 2014 • Averaged 1.22 kills and 1.25 blocks per set • Ranked sixth in the Big Ten and first on the team in blocks with 140 on the season • Recorded a season-high 10 kills against Florida State in the season opener • Posted a career-high 11 blocks in a three-set sweep of Purdue on Nov. 5 • Earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week following her 11-block performance vs. Purdue • Notched a hitting percentage of .300 or better 13 times this season • Recorded at least five blocks in 16 matches this season • Totaled 137 kills, nine set assists, one service ace and 13 digs.
Played in 31 matches in 2013, including 28 starts • Was named an honorable-mention AVCA All-American and earned first-team AVCA North Region honors • Recorded a season-high 13 kills against Wisconsin on Oct. 5 • Notched 178 kills on the season and averaged 1.73 kills per set • Averaged 1.05 blocks per set on the season • Hit .300 or better 19 times • Was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for her efforts against Minnesota and Wisconsin (Oct. 4-5) • Posted 12 blocks combined in the two matches and notched an average of 1.5 blocks per set, while recording a season-high 13 kills against Wisconsin • Tallied 11 blocks against Michigan on Nov. 16 • Notched at least five blocks nine times during the season • Had 11 kills on 17 swings for a .558 hitting clip against San Diego in the NCAA Regional Semifinal • Named Academic All-Big Ten.
Became just the eighth true freshman to start a season opener during Coach John Cook’s career at Nebraska • Named an AVCA Honorable-Mention All-American and All-Mideast selection • Earned Big Ten All-Freshman honors • Named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week four times in 2012 • Led the Huskers in hitting efficiency at .333, which ranked eighth in the Big Ten • Recorded a hitting percentage of .300 or better 18 times • Averaged 1.98 kills and 0.97 blocks per set • Posted a career-high 17 kills against UCLA on Aug. 25, notching a .600 hitting percentage (17-2-25) • Her 17 kills were the most by a Nebraska middle blocker since Tracy Stalls tallied 17 (17-2-26) against UCLA during the 2006 NCAA Semifinal match • Posted nine kills on 11 swings for a .818 hitting percentage against Oklahoma on Sept. 6, with just one more kill she would have ranked 10th all-time on Nebraska’s single-match individual hitting percentage list • Posted 11 kills on 25 swings against Penn State, notching five total blocks • Recorded six blocks against Ohio State • Recorded a stellar .700 hitting percentage against Michigan State, posting eight kills on 10 swings • Notched a .778 clip against Illinois, posting seven kills on nine attacks and no errors • Helped the Huskers to a pair of wins against Indiana and Purdue in early November, hitting .342 over the two matches and averaging 1.9 kills and 0.9 blocks per set • Posted eight blocks and seven kills against the Hoosiers and recorded 10 kills against Purdue • Had 10 kills against Minnesota on Nov. 16 and notched seven blocks against Northwestern on Nov. 24.
Joined the Huskers from Benet Academy in Glen Ellyn, Ill. • 2011 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and was ranked No. 14 on PrepVolleyball.com’s list of senior aces • Guided Benet Academy to the 2011 Illinois 4A state championship and a No. 4 national ranking by ESPN HS • Named a first-team Under Armour All-American and the most valuable player in the East Suburban Catholic Conference in 2011 • Earned recognition as a 2011 second-team All-America honoree by Volleyball Magazine • Honored as a 2011 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area pick • Played club volleyball at Sports Performance Volleyball Club under the direction of coaches Rick Butler and Troy Gilb • Helped Sports Performance Volleyball Club win the 2010 AAU 18 Open National Championship and finished second in 2011 • Named a 2012 All-American at the AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships • Named the Best Middle Blocker at the 2011 National Junior Classic, helping her team to a first-place finish • Ranked 14th on the list of Senior Aces by PrepVolleyball.com • Regarded as one of the top-25 seniors in the class of 2012 by ESPN and one of the best senior players by the American Volleyball Coaches Association • Earned second-team All-America honors by ESPN HS in 2011 • Is joined on the 2014 team by her younger sister, Maddie.