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18 Vanessa Hayes

2016 (Fr.): Played in every set of every match for Seawolf team that went 34-3, won Great Northwest Athletic Conference outright title and advanced to NCAA Div. II National Title Match ... ranked third on team in blocks per set (0.95) and fifth in kills per set (1.22 kps) while connecting for .210 hitting percentage ... tied for team high with 1.13 bps in six NCAA Tournament matches, posting 6 kills and 7 blocks in 2nd Round win over NW Nazarene, plus 7 blocks in NCAA Quarterfinals against Angelo State ... had 4 blocks and tied season highs with 8 kills on .294 hitting and 4 digs in NCAA Semifinals 4-set win over Palm Beach Atlantic ... other top efforts included 6 kills (.294) and 4 blocks in 5-set home win over NCAA qualifier Simon Fraser; 7 kills on 7 attacks, plus 3 blocks in road sweep of Western Oregon; 6 kills (.278) and 6 blocks in 5-set win over No. 19 Arkansas Fort Smith; and 8 kills on season-high .500 hitting and 4 digs in 3-1 road win over GNAC runner-up and regional finalist Western Washington ... tied for 18th on UAA's single-season blocks list with 125 and tied for 7th in block assists with 118 – behind only teammate Diana Fa'amausili on freshman lists.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Earned First Team All-Greater Valley Conference and Statesman-Journal All-Mid Valley Team honors as senior in 2015 ... racked up 348 kills, 219 digs and 51 aces for Celtics team that went 20-7 and came one victory shy of 6A State Tournament berth … major contributor for McNary’s 2014 team that went 19-6, finished GVC runner-up and made State Tournament … earned honor roll and National Honors Society recognition in classroom.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 19, 1998 … daughter of John and Luisa Hayes … has one brother and three sisters … father played collegiate baseball at College of Idaho and College of Southern Idaho … biological sciences major.

Career Highs
Kills – 8, four times (last: vs Palm Beach Atlantic, 12/9/16)
Attacks – 20, twice (last: vs Western Washington, 10/22/16)
Attack Pct. – .500 (8-1-14) at Western Washington, 9/22/16
Aces – 0
Assists – 1, six times
Block Assists – 7, three times (last: vs Angelo St., 12/8/16)
Block Solos – 1, six times
Total Blocks – 7, three times (last: vs Angelo State, 12/8/16)
Digs – 4, four times (last: vs Palm Beach Atlantic, 12/9/16)

Career Stats
Season     SP-MP    K   K/S    E   TA   Pct   A   A/S  SA    SA/S  SE
2016 (Fr) 132-37  161  1.22   72  424  .210   6  0.05   0    0.00   0

Season    RE   DIG    D/S   BS    BA    TB    B/S   BE  BHE
2016 (Fr)  1    47   0.36    7   118   125   0.95   12    0


Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 5'11"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Salem, Ore.
High School: McNary HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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