Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
City/State: Ewing, Neb.
High School: Ewing
Experience: High School


Honors and Awards

  • Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 21, 2012)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2012-13)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2013-Sand)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2013)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2013)

2013: Senior
Hayley Thramer was one of three captains on the 2013 squad as she has helped lead a young Husker team in her final season with NU • Suffered a knee injury in the spring of 2013 that has sidelined her from competing during the fall • Named Academic All-Big Ten.

2013 Sand Season
Thramer posted an 8-4 record with partner Amber Rolfzen during Nebraska's inaugural sand season.

2012: Junior
Earned academic All-Big Ten honors • Averaged 1.64 kills and 1.17 blocks per set in 2012 • Named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 21• Finished second in the Big Ten in blocks during conference play with a total of 103 and an average of 1.32 per set • Led the Huskers in blocks and blocks per set as a junior • Posted at least 10 kills on five occasions as a junior • Notched at least five blocks 16 times • Had a career-high 12 kills against Michigan on Sept. 30 and posted a career-high 10 blocks against Purdue on Nov. 10 • Notched a hitting percentage of at least .300 or better 18 times • Finished sixth in the Big Ten in blocks for the season • Recorded seven kills and six total blocks against UCLA on Aug. 25 and a hitting percentage of .467 the following day against Notre Dame • Notched seven kills against Oklahoma and went on to record five blocks against Kentucky • Recorded nine kills against Iowa State, notching 22 swings for a .318 hitting percentage • Posted 10 kills against Penn State on Sept. 19, while also totaling eight blocks • Notched seven kills on 10 swings (.700) and three blocks against Ohio State • Was errorless against Michigan State, as she recorded four kills on 10 swings and also notched four total blocks on Sept. 26 • Notched 12 kills on 20 attacks (.450) as she went on to record seven block assists in the match against Michigan on Sept. 30 • Posted 10 kills and five blocks against Indiana on Oct. 6 • Had 11 kills on 20 swings for a .500 hitting percentage against Wisconsin, also posting six total blocks • Went on to record 10 kills on 19 swings (.421) against Minnesota, contributing seven blocks • Notched six kills on 12 attacks and six blocks against Iowa, while recording eight block assists • Recorded a total of 17 blocks against Indiana and Purdue, with 10 coming against Purdue • Posted seven kills against Minnesota.

2011: Sophomore
Thramer made solid strides in 2011, making her first career start at New Mexico on Aug. 27, where she totaled six kills and three blocks • Averaged 1.04 kills, 0.28 digs and 1.08 blocks per set • Notched a career-high 12 kills on 22 attacks against Purdue on Oct. 7 • Recorded a career-high eight block assists three times during the season, with the last against Illinois on Oct. 22 • Finished with a career-high 10 blocks against the Fighting Illini • Was second on the team in blocks with 100 and an average of 1.08 blocks per set • Recorded a hitting percentage of .300 or better 13 times during the 2011 season, including a .500 hitting percentage against Penn State on Sept. 21 and Michigan State on Nov. 5 • Produced at least five total blocks on nine occasions throughout the season • Posted eight blocks against New Mexico State on Aug. 26 • Recorded another eight blocks against Penn State on Sept. 21 • Honored as an academic All-Big Ten selection.

2010: Redshirt Freshman
Thramer was forced to miss the entire 2010 season while she recovered from shoulder surgery due to an injury she suffered during 2010 spring practice.

2009: Freshman
Thramer redshirted in her first season at Nebraska.

High School
Thramer was one of the state’s top high school performers at Ewing High School for Coach Suz Funk • Ranked No. 64 nationally by Prepvolleyball.com and was a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 honoree • Started four seasons, totaling 1,511 kills, 513 blocks, 232 service aces and 636 digs, as Ewing went 91-4 with a state title and two runner-up finishes • Led EHS to a perfect 36-0 record and a Class D-2 state title in 2008 • Totaled 478 kills on .515 hitting, 110 blocks, 138 digs and 98 aces to earn first-team All-Nebraska honors from the Omaha World-Herald and Super-State honors from the Lincoln Journal Star • Totaled 61 kills in the state tournament, including 19 in the state title victory over Chambers, en route to Class D-2 Player-of-the-Year honors • Totaled 450 kills as a junior, including 37 in a state title loss to Paxton, to earn Class D-2 Player-of-the-Year honors • Honored for her basketball exploits, as she was a three-time all-state honoree who led her team to three straight state titles and a 70-10 record • Finished her career with 1,227 points, 1,107 rebounds and 265 blocked shots, as she averaged 11.7 points and 11.3 rebounds per game as a senior • Placed at the state track meet in the high jump in both her junior and senior years • Excelled in the classroom, carrying a 4.0 GPA to earn academic all-state laurels and graduate first in her class • Named a state finalist for the 2008 Wendy’s High School Heisman • Played club volleyball for the Nebraska Juniors and Coach Gwen Egbert and was a starter on the 2009 Junior Olympic 18-and-Under national championship team • Recruited by Wisconsin and Creighton before deciding to become a Husker.

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Hayley Thramer Press Conference - 8/15/13
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