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Cecilia Hall
Player Profile:
Cecilia Hall 765438
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'3"
Year: Freshman
City/State: Linkoping, Sweden
High School: Allebergsgymnasiet

Honors & Awards
» AVCA North Region Honorable Mention (2013)

» CoSIDA Academic All-District (2015)
» Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014, 2015)

» Academic All-Big Ten (2012, 2013, 2014-Beach, 2014, 2015)
» Two-time 
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016)

2015 (Senior)
• Named a CoSIDA Academic All-District selection
• Averaged 1.73 kills per set and 1.07 blocks per set with a .300 hitting percentage
• Posted a season-high 11 blocks against Minnesota on Oct. 23

• Had a season-high 12 kills with six blocks at Ohio State on Oct. 3
• Notched 10 kills and hit .471 in the NCAA Tournament first-round win over Harvard
• Added 10 kills and seven blocks in the NCAA Semifinal win over Kansas
• Posted seven kills, three blocks and hit .500 in the NCAA Championship win over Texas
• Averaged 1.95 kills per set and hit .373 in the NCAA Tournament
• Posted 10 kills and three blocks at Texas on Sept. 4
• Tallied eight blocks and six kills in a win at Penn State on Oct. 2

• Hit .615 with eight kills and no errors vs. UC Davis on Sept. 11

2014 (Junior)
• Played in 26 matches and started 18
• Totaled 103 blocks and ranked fourth in the Big Ten with a team-leading 1.29 blocks per set
• Added 107 kills on the season for 1.34 kills per set and hit .259
• Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 24 after tying the school record for most block assists in a three-set match (13 vs. Michigan)
• Her 13 blocks against Michigan were the most by a Big Ten player in 2014
• Posted a career-best 14 kills in the NCAA Regional Semifinal win at Washington, along with an .824 attack percentage, a postseason school record
• Was an academic All-Big Ten selection for the third season in a row

2013 (Sophomore)
• Started 30 of NU’s 33 matches as a sophomore in 2013
• Earned honorable-mention AVCA All-North Region accolades
• Led the Husker block on the year with 140 total blocks, an average of 1.31 blocks per set
• Had 144 kills on the year and averaged 1.35 kills per set, while hitting at a clip of .321
• Tied her season high in kills four times during the year with eight kills each against Villanova, Texas, Wisconsin and Indiana
• Recorded a season-high 11 blocks against Illinois on Oct. 30, followed with 10 blocks the next match against Northwestern on Nov. 2
• Was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 4, following her performance against the Wildcats and Hoosiers, as she paced the Huskers at the net with 21 blocks, an average of 2.6 blocks per set, while also chipping in nine kills on the week
• Was named academic All-Big Ten

2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Played in six matches as a redshirt freshman in 2012
• Posted 13 kills and nine blocks on the year
• Notched a career-high eight kills against Duquesne on Sept. 7, and five total blocks against Colgate on Sept. 1
• Was named academic All-Big Ten

2011 (Redshirt)
• Redshirted and provided depth at middle blocker in her first year at Nebraska

Before Nebraska
• Played for Karl Norden at Allebergsgymnasiet High School in Linkoping, Sweden, where she was a three-time letterwinner in volleyball
• Ranked third in the Swedish Elite Series in blocks with 0.67 per set in 2010, as she totaled 37 in 55 sets for RIG Falkoping
• Earned a pair of gold medals at the U19 Nordic Championships and a bronze medal at the U17 Nordic Championships
• Earned a gold medal at Swedish Nationals in the indoor high jump when she was 15
• Chose Nebraska over Florida
• Became the second Husker volleyball player from Sweden to earn a letter at Nebraska, following Maria Hedbeck’s four letters from 1993 to 1996

Personal
• Born in Linkoping, Sweden
• Parents are Magnus and Mona Hall
• Major is biochemistry

 

BEACH VOLLEYBALL
2015: Went 8-3 with partner Annika Albrecht as the Huskers' No. 4 pair

2014: Went 6-6 with teammate Alexa Ethridge.

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