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4 - Nikki Hess
Nikki Hess
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Horizon
Position: OH
Major: Communications

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014: Has played in 27 matches this year … vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (Aug. 29) she picked up 8 kills, hitting .538 with 5 digs … at Hofstra (Aug. 30) started and hit .406 with 16 kills, 2 aces and 6 digs … at Army (Sept. 2) she totaled 12 kills with 2 aces and 5 digs … vs. Central Conn. St. (Sept. 5) she hit .533 with 9 kills and 4 digs … at Harvard (Sept. 5) she picked up 9 kills and 9 digs … earned 7 kills vs. Delaware (Sept. 6) … 12 kills, while hitting .579 with 7 digs vs. Penn (Sept. 12) … vs. No. 20 Duke (Sept. 13) she collected up 8 kills and 6 digs … at No. 1 Stanford (Sept. 13) had 5 kills and 7 digs … picked up 9 kills and 5 digs at UCSB (Sept. 19) … vs. NIU (Sept. 20) earned 15 kills and 7 digs … at Cal Poly (Sept. 20) had 15 kills, 2 aces and 11 digs … at San Francisco (Sept. 26) earned 11 kills and 5 digs … had 10 kills and 10 digs vs. Pacific (Sept. 30) … at No. 24 San Diego (Oct. 2) picked up 21 kills and 9 digs … at No. 10 BYU (Oct. 4) had 11 kills and 5 digs … had 7 kills and 14 digs vs. Portland (Oct. 9) … started, with 19 kills and 10 digs vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 10) … had 15 kills and 15 digs at Pepperdine (Oct. 16) … at No. 24 LMU (Oct. 18) hit .372 with 19 kills and 3 digs ... picked up match-high 22 kills, 3 aces and 14 digs at Saint Mary’s (Oct. 23) … at Pacific (Oct. 25) she earned 10 kills and 6 digs ... had 18 kills and 7 digs vs. No. 11 BYU (Oct. 30) ... picked up 18 kills and 11 digs vs. No. 24 USD (Nov. 1) ... had 14 kills and 11 digs at Gonzaga (Nov. 6) ... earned 13 kills, 4 aces and 4 digs at Portland (Nov. 8) ... hit .343 with 15 kills and 11 digs vs. No. 24 LMU (Nov. 13).

2013-14 Action Photos

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013: Named to the WCC All-Freshman Team … played a team-high 107 sets and started every match while leading team with 291 kills and was third with 2.72 kpg, hitting .191 with 25 sa, 248 digs and averaged 2.32 dpg … had 183 kills in WCC play and averaged 2.47 kpg, hitting .173 with 19 sa, 167 digs and averaged 2.26 dpg … had six kills and three digs vs. CSU Northridge (Aug. 30) … hit. .250, had 10 kills, two sa, 10 digs and four blocks at Fresno State (Aug. 31) … picked up 14 kills, hit .235 and had nine digs vs. Rice (Aug. 31) … had 11 kills and 13 digs vs. UCLA (Sept. 5) … collected a season-high 19 kills with eight digs at Hawaii (Sept. 6) … vs. New Mexico State (Sept. 7) had 16 kills and eight digs … hit. .348 with 11 kills and 14 digs vs. Kansas State (Sept. 12) … had nine kills and nine digs at Cal (Sept. 13) … had 12 kills, hit .478 and picked up seven digs vs. Cal Poly (Sept. 14) … hit .351 with 15 kills and 14 digs at Pepperdine (Sept. 19) … had 11 kills at LMU (Sept. 21) … picked up 15 digs and had 11 kills vs. San Francisco (Sept. 26) … collected 11 kills vs. Portland (Oct. 3) … had 13 digs and 12 kills vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 5) … at San Diego (Oct. 12) had nine kills … collected a season-high 19 digs and had 10 kills at BYU (Oct. 10) … picked up 13 digs and seven kills vs. Pacific (Oct. 17) … had 12 kills and nine digs vs. Saint Mary’s (Oct. 19) … had eight kills and six digs at San Francisco (Oct. 25) … at Gonzaga (Oct. 31) had seven kills … at Portland (Nov. 2) picked up 12 kills, hit .308 and had eight digs … collected 10 digs vs. San Diego (Nov. 7) … 11 kills and 10 digs vs. BYU (Nov. 9) … five kills and five digs at Saint Mary’s (Nov. 14) … at Pacific (Nov. 16) had 17 kills, hit .273 and added 15 digs … collected nine kills and eight digs vs. LMU (Nov. 21) … had 11 kills and seven digs vs. Pepperdine (Nov. 23).

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time Arizona state champions ... one year runner-up ... two-time All A2 All-State ... Scottsdale Player of the Year ... Region Player of the Year ... All-American Honorable Mention ... placed third at Nationals in 2012. 

PERSONAL: Daughter of Steve and Mary ... has seven siblings, Karl, Steven, Jennifer, Brett, Melissa, Matthew and Jake ... Jennifer played volleyball at Great Falls University ... Melissa plays volleyball at Colorado Mesa University ... involved in Horizon Across Africa, Younglife and March of Dimes ... outside of volleyball she enjoys photogrpahy ... major is Communications.