2019 Coker Cobras Volleyball
1 | Alexis Kopicki | OH | Fr. | 5-11 | Sterling Heights, MI | Adlai E Stevenson HS
2 | Rami Mullen | S | So. | 5-7 | Harrisburg, N.C. | Hickory Ridge HS
3 | Gabrielle Milo | L | So. | 5-2 | Summerville, S.C. | Ashley Ridge HS
4 | Chelsey Blume | MB | Fr. | 6-1 | Summerville, S.C. | Summerville HS
6 | Lauren Grooms | S | Fr. | 5-10 | Mocksville, N.C. | Davie HS
7 | Olivia Cerick | OH | So. | 5-10 | Huntersville, N.C. | William Amos Hough HS
8 | Emily Everton | OH | So. | 6-1 | Moore, S.C. | Byrnes HS
9 | Sierra Harvey | MB | Sr. | 5-11 | Kingsland, Ga. | Camden County HS
10 | Taylor du Bray | S/RS | Sr. | 5-9 | Highlands Ranch, Colo. | Mountain Vista HS
11 | Carson Fuller | MB/RS | Fr. | 5-10 | Wilmington, N.C. | Coastal Christian HS
12 | Maddie Gardner | DS/L | Sr. | 5-5 | Knoxville, Tenn. | University of Tennessee
13 | Ashley Carson | S | Jr. | 5-7 | Ord, Neb. | McCook Community College
14 | Annie Mansfield | OH | Jr. | 5-10 | Yalaha, Fla. | First Academy - Leesburg
15 | Payton Jackson | RS/MB | Jr. | 5-11 | McKinney, Tx. | McKinney North HS
16 | Olivia Smith | RS | Fr. | 6-0 | Florence, S.C. | The King’s Academy
17 | Camryn Tate | L | Fr. | 5-6 | Rock Hill S.C. | Rock Hill HS
Head Coach: Travis Nead (1st season)
Assistant Coach: Jose Soto (2nd season)
ABOUT THE COBRAS
Coker enters the week at 6-17 overall and 3-15 in the South Atlantic Conference. Coker enters the week 11th in the conference in hitting percentage (.133), 11th in assists (779), 11th in kills (837), ninth in total blocks (149), ninth in service aces (123) and 12th in digs (1,163).
Emily Everton leads the team with 235 kills on the year, while Taylor du Bray is second on the team with 191. Chelsey Blume (109) and Olivia Cerick (105) are the other Cobras with triple-digit kills on the season. Sierra Harvey (70), Carson Fuller (35), Alexis Kopicki (33), Payton Jackson (22), Rami Mullen (20) and Ashley Carson (13) have registered double-digit kills on the year, while Lauren Grooms, Annie Mansfield, Olivia Smith and Camryn Tate have each contributed one kill.
Carson's 446 assists lead the team, while Mullen has also posted 200 assists on the year. Tate (47), Cerick (19), Everton (12), du Bray (12), Blume (10) and Grooms (10) have each recorded double-digit assists on the season, while Gabrielle Milo (nine), Fuller (three), Maddie Gardner (three), Kopicki (two), Harvey (one) and Mansfield (one) have also contributed assists on the season.
Tate's 257 digs lead the team, while Everton is second on the team with 179 and Carson has also posted 178. Cerick has recorded 171 digs on the season, while, Mullen has also registered 113. Du Bray (96), Milo (68), Blume (32), Kopicki (21), Harvey (15), Gardner (11) and Jackson (11) have totaled double-digit digs on the season, while Fuller (eight), Grooms (one) and Mansfield (one) have also contributed digs on the season.
Everton's kill total is ninth in the conference, while Carson's assist total is seventh in the conference.
2019 Tusculum Pioneers Volleyball
1 | Carly Sosnowski | L | 5-4 | So. | Oxford, Fla. | Florida International | Villages Charter HS
2 | Sydney Byrd | RS | 5-11 | Fr. | Bluff City, Tenn. | Sullivan East HS
3 | Alyssa Rojas | S/DS | 5-5 | Sr. | Leesburg, Fla. | Broward College | First Academy
4 | Taylor Blythe | MB | 6-1 | So. | Seymour, Tenn. | The King's Academy
5 | Tatum Thornton | MB | 5-10 | Sr. | Ovilla, Texas | Palm Beach State | Life HS
6 | Aubrey Hawkins | RS | 5-10 | Sr. | Stamping Ground, Ky. | Scott County HS
8 | Nevena Pejovic | OH | 5-11 | Sr. | Podgorica, Montenegro | Odessa College | Petar | Petrovic Njegos
9 | Madison Dye | RS | 5-10 | So. | Kingsport, Tenn. | Sullivan Central HS
10 | Gabby Gray | OH | 6-0 | Jr. | Lafayette, Ga. | Western Carolina | Baylor School
12 | Carli Pigza | MB | 5-10 | So. | Fort Mill, S.C. | Nation Ford HS
13 | Jordan Zaleski | DS | 5-6 | So. Brentwood, Tenn. | Father Ryan HS
14 | Britney Shawel | L | 5-6 | Fr. | Peoria, Ariz. | Glendale Preparatory Academy
15 | Emiah Burrowes | OH | 5-9 | Fr. | Wesley Chapel, N.C. | Sun Valley HS
19 | Lydia Collins | MB | 6-0 | So. | Knoxville, Tenn. | The King's Academy
21 | Gracee Peters | OH | 5-7 | Sr. | Seymour, Tenn. | Seymour HS
22 | Courtney Whited | DS/L | 5-5 | So. | West Chester, Ohio | Lakota West HS
23 | Cameron McAbee | OH/DS | 5-8 | Sr. | Asheville, N.C. | North Buncombe HS
25 | Kennedy Roberts | OH | 5-11 | So. | Pegram, Tenn. | Harpeth HS
26 | Elise Carmichael | S | 5-7 | Fr. | Avon, Ind. | Avon HS
27 | Catherine Clingan | S | 5-8 | So. | Franklin, Tenn. | Centennial HS
Head Coach: Danielle Marante (1st season)
Assistant Coach: Jason Morris (1st season)
ABOUT THE PIONEERS
Tusculum enters the week at 12-12 overall and 9-9 in the South Atlantic Conference. The Pioneers are fifth in the conference in hitting percentage (.189), first in assists (1,104), second in kills (1,157), fifth in total blocks (173), fourth in aces (158) and tied for seventh in digs (1,483).
Gabby Gray leads the Pioneers with 268 kills on the year, while Emiah Burrowes has also posted 263 kills. Three other Pioneers have totaled triple-digit kills, while another four have posted at least 10 kills on the year.
Elise Carmichael leads the Pioneers with 554 assists, while Catherine Clingan has also dished out 300 and Alyssa Rojas has posted 145. Two others have posted at least 10 assists on the season, while eight others have contributed assists this year.
Carly Sosnowski leads the team with 421 digs on the season, while Gray is second on the team with 303. Two others have registered triple-digit digs on the year, while another 11 have posted at least 10 digs on the season.
Gray and Burrowes are third and fourth in the conference respectively in kills, while Carmichael is fifth in assists. Sosnowski is also fourth in the conference in digs.
2019 UVA-Wise Cavs Volleyball
Madelyn Lawrence | MB | 6'0" | 1 | JUNIOR | HARRISONBURG, VA. | TURNER ASHBY H.S.
Megan Blagg | OH | 5'10" | 2 | FRESHMAN | BIG STONE GAP, VA. | UNION H.S.
Makayla Ledford | S | 5'9" | 3 | JUNIOR | GRAY, TENN. | DANIEL BOONE H.S.
Matelyn Gibson | OH | 5'10" | 4 | SOPHOMORE | ABINGDON, VA. | ABINGDON H.S.
Zoe Avery | S | 5'9" | 5 | FRESHMAN | LYNCHBURG, VA. | LYNCHBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Brooke Abbott | MB | 5'10" | 6 | JUNIOR | LYNCHBURG, VA. | BROOKVILLE H.S.
Briana Kerr | L/DS | 5'3" | 7 | SENIOR | VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. | BAYSIDE H.S.
Amara Udeh | OH/OP | 5'8" | 9 | FRESHMAN | CHARLOTTE, N.C. | MALLARD CREEK H.S.
Morgan Milligan | S | 5'6" | 10 | SENIOR | BRIDGEWATER, VA. | TURNER ASHBY H.S.
Ciara Kain | OH | 6'0" | 11 | REDSHIRT SENIOR | LEESBURG, VA. | LOUDON COUNTY H.S.
Abigail Byington | MB | 5'9" | 13 | SOPHOMORE | KINGSPORT, TENN. | DOBYNS BENNETT H.S.
Abigail McKinney-Odasso | OH/RS | 5'9" | 15 | JUNIOR | DUMFRIES, VA. | FOREST PARK H.S.
Kelsey Green | OH | 5'11" | 22 | SOPHOMORE | ALTAVISTA, VA. | ALTAVISTA H.S.
Head Coach: Kristen Salyer (8th season)
Assistant Coach: Katelyn Holley (2nd season)
Assistant Coach: Maya Hamlett (3rd season)
ABOUT THE CAVALIERS
The Cavaliers enter the week at 1-22 overall and 0-18 in the South Atlantic Conference. The Cavs enter the week 12th in the conference in hitting percentage (.093), 12th in assists (705), 12th in kills (730), 12th in total blocks (63), 12th in service aces (77) and 11th in digs (1,222).
Ciara Kain leads the Cavs with 184 kills, while Matelyn Gibson is second on the team with 128 and Kelsey Green has 127. Brooke Abbott is the other Cav with triple-digit kills at 106, while five others have recorded at least 10 kills on the season.
Zoe Avery leads UVA-Wise with 235 assists on the season, while Makayla Ledford is second on the team with 213. Morgan Milligan is the only other Cav with triple-digit assists on the season (194), while Briana Kerr (33) has also registered double-digit assists on the season.
Milligan leads the team with 320 digs, while Kerr is second on the team with 231 digs. Kain (225) and Gibson (163) are the other Cavs with triple-digit digs on the season, while eight others have contributed at least 10 digs on the year.
Milligan's 320 digs are tied for 10th in the conference.
#9 Sierra Harvey
Sierra has appeared in 33 matches and 81 sets in her career. She has totaled 88 kills, one assist, 16 digs, nine solo blocks and 55 block assists in her career. The Kingsland, Ga. native is the daughter of Shanda and Reginald Harvey, and plans to graduate with a degree in graphic design.
#10 Taylor du Bray
Taylor has played in 113 matches and 396 sets in her Coker career. She has posted 961 career kills, 517 assists, 103 aces, 1,057 digs, eight solo blocks and 115 block assists. She has been named to the South Atlantic Conference Honorable Mention team each of the last two seasons, while also being selected to last year’s Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team and receiving the 2018-19 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award. She was also named to the 2018-19 SAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll for her work in the classroom. She ranks fifth all-time at Coker in career kills (961), ninth in career assists (517), seventh in aces (103) and eighth in digs (1,057). She also holds the program single-season records for kills in a season (373) and kills per set (3.73), which she set in 2018. The Highlands Ranch, Colo. native is the daughter of John du Bray and Midge Maguire, and plans to graduate with a degree in business administration and economics.
#12 Maddie Gardner
Gardner has played in 22 matches and 51 sets during her time at Coker since transferring from the University of Tennessee. She has registered one career kill, four assists, 10 service aces, 20 digs and one block assist. She was named to the 2018-19 SAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, and she also received the 2018-19 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award. The Knoxville, Tenn. native is the daughter of Scott and Tiffany Gardner, and plans to graduate with a degree in business.
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