Kirk and Nickel Honored; Team Awards Announced
Volleyball Senior Feature
UConn Volleyball Falls in Five Sets to SHU
Volleyball Drops 3-1 Decision to Pittsburgh on Senior Day
UConn Volleyball Remains in BIG EAST Playoff Hunt
UConn Volleyball vs. Syracuse (10/2/11).
2011 Season: Played in 93 sets, while starting 26 of 27 matches played...finished with 304 sets played, 306 kills and 190 blocks in her career...netted 117 kills and a .267 hitting percentage as a senior...totaled 49 blocks for a 0.53 blocks per set average...reached double figures for kills twice in matches against Fairfield (9/9) with 11 and at Seton Hall (11/13) with 10...posted six blocks and six kills, while hitting .385 vs. West Virginia (11/4)...hit .467 with eight kills against Pittsburgh (11/6).
2010 Season: Appeared in all 25 matches, starting 24...had 91 kills and 83 assists on the season...registered a career-high .667 hitting percentage against Belmont (9/10)...had a career-high 19 assists against Hartford (9/3)...recorded a season-high seven kills against Cornell (9/17) and New Hampshire (9/24)...tallied 62 total blocks on the year, the second-best total on the team...led the team in blocks during eight matches and had a career-high seven blocks against Georgetown (11/5).
2009 Season: Appeared in 28 matches, starting 19...set career-highs in kills (nine), assists (two), digs (two) and total blocks (seven) as a sophomore...among the team leaders with 0.73 blocks per set...recorded at least one kill with at least five attempts without an error in five matches...finished the season with a .272 hitting-percentage...recorded her career-high nine kills at Harvard (9/8)...posted career-highs at Samford (9/12) in assists and digs with two each to add to her eight kills...totaled seven blocks against Northeastern (9/16) and added six kills without an error...recorded seven kills without an error at St. John's (10/24) to go along with five blocks.
2008 Season: Named the team's Most Improved Player...appeared in 18 matches, including nine BIG EAST matches... recorded at least one kill in six of the matches she played in...had two kills in her first match against Chicago State (8/30)...had three digs at Syracuse (10/3)...set a career-high with five block assists against Sacred Heart (10/15)...finished with a pair of kills at St. John's (10/18)...Director of Athletics Honor Roll student in the spring...named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star list.
Before UConn: PrepVolleyball Senior Ace Top 250 recruit...four-time First Team All-County...two-time All-Conference All-Tournament Team...2005 Penfield Tournament MVP...two-time Penfield All-Tournament Team...National Honor Society member...four-time Scholar-Athlete.
Personal: Allison L. Nickel...born March 3, 1990...a communication sciences major.
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