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18 Vanessa Boyer

2017 (So.): Started 29 of 30 matches and missed only one set for Seawolf team that went 19-11 and reached NCAA Tournament ... led Seawolves and ranked 12th in Great Northwest Athletic Conference with .256 hitting percentage ... ranked third on team in kills per set (1.65) and second in blocks per set (0.82) ... bolstered offensive game in last 13 matches with four double-digit kills efforts, including 13 kills apiece in road win over Concordia-Portland and Western Oregon ... tallied at least 4 kills in 29 of 30 matches and had 20 contests with at least 3 total blocks ... other top efforts included 10 kills on .409 hitting and 5 total blocks in 4-set home loss to MSU Billings; 8 kills on .412 hitting, 3 blocks and 2 aces in 5-set road win over Seattle Pacific; and 6 kills, 2 aces and 6 total blocks in 5-set home win over No. 25 Central Washington ... made GNAC All-Academic Team with UAA team-best 3.66 overall GPA ... finished sophomore season with UAA career ranks of 17th in attack pct. (.235), 11th in block assists (206) and 13th in total blocks (224).

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 … played first two seasons under maiden name ... married Kenneth Boyer in December 2017 ...
father played collegiate baseball at College of Idaho and College of Southern Idaho … biological sciences major.

Career Highs
Kills – 13, twice (last: at Western Oregon, 10/14/17)
Attacks – 32 at Western Oregon, 10/14/17
Attack Pct. – .600 (7-1-10) vs Cal State Los Angeles, 9/2/17
Aces – 3 vs Chico State, 9/7/17
Assists – 3 at Montana State Billings, 9/16/17
Block Assists – 7, five times (last: vs Central Washington, 10/26/17)
Block Solos – 2, twice (last: vs Cal Baptist, 9/8/17)
Total Blocks – 7, five times (last: vs Central Washington, 10/26/17)
Digs – 7 vs Western Washington, 11/30/17

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
2017 (So) 121-30  200  1.66   65  528  .256  10  0.08  25    0.21  29
Totals    253-67  361  1.43  137  952  .235  16  0.06  25    0.10  29

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
2017 (So)  0    92   0.76   11    88    99   0.82    7    0
Totals     1   139   0.55   18   206   224   0.89   19    0



Position: Middle Blocker/Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Salem, Ore.
High School: McNary HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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