NU Volleyball BIO
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)

» 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; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015)

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 • Added another double-digit block performance with 10 at Illinois on Nov. 26  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.

2014 Beach Season
Went 6-6 with teammate Alexa Ethridge.

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.

High School
Hall 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 • Become the second Husker volleyball player from Sweden to earn a letter at Nebraska, following Maria Hedbeck’s four letters from 1993 to 1996.

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