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8 Nikki DelZenero
8 - Nikki DelZenero
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Willowbrook, Ill.
High School: Hinsdale Central
Position: S

Career:

  • Set the school's record with 3,852 career assists

2013:

  • AVCA Honorable Mention All-Region
  • UAA Co-MVP, First Team All-UAA
  • NCAA Regional Championship selection
  • Played in all 38 matches
  • Led the team with 1,080 assists (8.06 per set) to go with 335 digs (2.50 per set), 33 aces and 21 blocks
  • Posted at least 40 assists in a match 10 times and at least 50 assists four times
  • Recorded a season-high 58 assists with 13 digs versus Bethany (W.V.)
  • Collected 56 assists with 14 digs versus Emory
  • Ended up with 45 assists and 20 digs against Clarkson
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (10/7)

2012:

  • First Team All-UAA
  • Played in all 40 matches; tallied 1,402 assists (9.60 per set) while adding 381 digs (2.61 per set), 88 kills, 47 aces, and 33 blocks
  • Totaled 30 matches with at least 30 assists and 16 matches with at least 40 assists
  • Handed out 48 assists in a match against Case Western Reserve twice and Millikin once
  • Collected 47 assists and 22 digs versus Heidelberg
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (9/24)

2011:

  • Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team
  • Second Team All-UAA
  • Totaled 1,370 assists (10.38 per set) to go along with 288 digs (2.18 per set), 69 kills, 34 aces and 26 blocks
  • Handed out a career-high 60 assists with 14 digs versus Case Western Reserve
  • Had 14 matches with at least 40 assists and six matches with at least 50 assists
  • Tallied 54 assists and 16 digs versus Dominican

Transfer:

  • Transfered to Chicago from Washington & Lee, where in 2010 she played in 25 of 35 matches and collected 448 assists

Personal:

  • Major: Comparative Human Development
  • UChicago activities: Dean's List, Delta Gamma, Maroon TV executive sports producer
  • Three years of volleyball and two years of softball in high school
  • All-State Honorable Mention, two-time All-Area selection, All-Conference
  • Current career assist holder at Hinsdale Central
  • Sports Performance volleyball club took 13th place at AAU Nationals in the 18 Club division