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)
- Academic All-Big Ten (Sand 2013)
- Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2013)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2013)
Hayley Thramer (pronounce TRAY-mer) suffered a knee injury in the spring of 2013 that will sideline her from competing during her senior season • She will fill the role as student coach and will help lead the Huskers in 2013 • Thramer averaged 1.64 kills and 1.17 blocks as a junior • She totaled at least five blocks 16 times in 2012 and notched a career-high 10 blocks against Purdue as a junior • Produced a strong sophomore campaign for the Huskers after suffering a shoulder injury prior to the 2010 season • Made a strong push to be in the Huskers’ middle blocker rotation and saw extended playing time as the 2012 season progressed • Led the Huskers in blocks per set (1.17) and total blocks (120) as a junior • Has been around winning teams throughout her career, winning four state titles in high school while joining Gina Mancuso and Lauren Cook on the Nebraska Juniors 18-and-Under national championship squad in 2009.
"Hayley is going to be a student coach for us," Head Coach John Cook said. "We’re excited to have her as a student coach because of her experience in our program. It’s great that she wants to still be a part of the program. She has the chance to really make a difference like players in the past have done at Nebraska."
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.
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.
Thramer redshirted in her first season at Nebraska.
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.