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15 Madison Pearson
15 - Madison Pearson
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Edmond, Okla.
High School: Edmond North
Position: MH
m 28
k/s 2.54
h % .327
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.81
sa/s 0.24
d/s 1.15

School Records:

  • Career: No. 4 in hitting percentage (.300)
  • Season: No. 5 in hitting percentage (.339 in 2018)

2019:

  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Oct. 28)
  • Illinois Wesleyan All-Tournament Team
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2018:

  • AVCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • AVCA All-Region
  • First Team All-UAA
  • Played in all 34 matches
  • Totaled 304 kills (2.45 per set), .339 hitting percentage, 82 blocks (0.66 per set), 124 digs (1.00 per set), 34 aces and 15 assists on the season
  • Compiled 14 matches with double-digit kills
  • Tallied 16 kills and a career-high eight blocks at North Park
  • Scored a season-high 17 kills with four blocks and two aces versus Carnegie Mellon
  • Posted 16 kills and a .667 hitting percentage versus Trinity (Texas)
  • Gargoyle Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Carthage All-Tournament Team
  • Illinois Wesleyan Classic All-Tournament Team
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Sept. 24)
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2017:

  • Played in all 32 matches
  • Totaled 223 kills (2.03 per set), .249 hitting percentage, 31 aces, 113 digs (1.03 per set) and a team-high 79 blocks (0.72 per set) on the season
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2016:

  • Played in 25 matches
  • Finished the season with 112 kills (1.49 per set), .318 hitting percentage, 22 assists, 15 aces, 48 digs and 37 blocks
  • Scored a season-high 16 kills to go with three blocks versus Elmhurst
  • Tallied 14 kills and a .667 hitting percentage versus Emory

Personal:

  • Major: Political Science
  • UChicago activities: Women's Athletic Association Co-President
  • Dean's List
  • Played four years of volleyball in high school
  • Oklahoma State Champion (2016), Oklahoma Regional Champion (2013-16)
  • MVP of Oklahoma Region's National Qualifying Tournament 16's Division (2014)
  • National Honor Society, Oklahoma Honor Society, Academic Bar Scholastic Achievement Award, AP Scholar
  • President of French Club, member of Chinese Club, FCA member, Mu Alpha Theta member
  • Played club volleyball for eight years through Oklahoma Peak Performance VB Club
  • Coached volleyball camps
Recent Games
Oct 26 at #20 Hope W, 3-1
Oct 26 vs. Alma W, 3-0
Nov 2 at Wis.-Eau Claire L, 3-1
Nov 8 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0
Nov 8 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-0
Nov 9 Emory L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 7
Sets 96 23
Kills 244 59
Kills per set 2.54 2.57
Errors 58 17
Total Attacks 568 129
Hitting Percentage .327 .326
Assists 5 2
Assists per set 0.05 0.09
Service Aces 23 3
Service Errors 22 9
Service Aces per set 0.24 0.13
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 110 30
Digs per set 1.15 1.30
Block Solo 13 3
Block Assist 65 9
Block Total 78 12
Blocks per set 0.81 0.52
Block Errors 5 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 312.5 69.5
Points per set 3.3 3.0
Matches started 24 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 Concordia Wisconsin W, 3-1 1 4 6 4 21 .095 0 3 1 0 2 1 7 0 8 0 13.5
Aug 30 Wis.-Stevens Point L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 19 .158 1 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Aug 31 DePauw W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 14 .071 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
Aug 31 Texas-Dallas W, 3-1 1 4 8 1 29 .241 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 1 3 0 10.0
Sep 6 vs. Otterbein W, 3-0 1 3 8 3 23 .217 1 3 0 0 2 4 2 0 6 0 16.0
Sep 6 vs. Hendrix W, 3-0 - 3 12 3 23 .391 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Sep 7 vs. Millikin W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 21 .333 0 0 1 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Sep 11 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 15 .400 0 3 0 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 14 Dubuque W, 3-1 1 4 13 3 37 .270 0 1 1 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 15.5
Sep 14 North Park W, 3-0 1 3 11 0 14 .786 1 1 2 0 3 0 4 1 4 0 14.0
Sep 18 #1 Calvin W, 3-1 1 4 12 2 30 .333 0 1 2 0 8 1 1 0 2 0 14.5
Sep 21 vs. New York U. W, 3-0 - 3 6 2 13 .308 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 21 vs. Case Western Reserve W, 3-0 - 3 10 4 17 .353 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 22 vs. Washington (Mo.) W, 3-0 - 3 3 1 9 .222 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 28 Aurora W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 vs. Brandeis W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 14 .214 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 2 0 6.5
Oct 6 vs. #14 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-1 1 4 13 2 28 .393 1 0 1 0 7 1 1 0 2 0 14.5
Oct 12 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 11 .455 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 12 at Elmhurst W, 3-1 1 4 5 0 17 .294 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 15 #4 Carthage W, 3-1 1 4 8 5 27 .111 0 0 0 0 6 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Oct 20 vs. Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 18 .222 0 1 1 0 7 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Oct 20 vs. #1 Emory W, 3-1 1 4 15 3 30 .400 0 2 2 0 5 1 3 1 4 0 19.5
Oct 23 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 13 .538 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Oct 26 at #20 Hope W, 3-1 1 4 11 1 20 .500 0 0 0 1 5 0 5 0 5 0 13.5
Oct 26 vs. Alma W, 3-0 1 3 8 0 12 .667 0 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Nov 2 at Wis.-Eau Claire L, 3-1 1 4 14 2 29 .414 0 1 0 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 16.5
Nov 8 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 12 .583 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Nov 8 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-0 1 3 11 0 17 .647 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 15.0
Nov 9 Emory L, 3-2 1 5 12 7 35 .143 0 0 3 0 6 1 4 0 5 0 15.0
Nov 15 Westminster (Mo.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 25 75 112 1.49 29 261 .318 22 0.29 15 0.20 48 0.64 8 29 37 0.49 149.5 2.0
2017-18 32 110 223 2.03 74 599 .249 12 0.11 31 0.28 113 1.03 12 67 79 0.72 299.5 2.7
2018-19 34 124 304 2.45 71 688 .339 15 0.12 34 0.27 124 1.00 15 67 82 0.66 386.5 3.1
2019-20 28 96 244 2.54 58 568 .327 5 0.05 23 0.24 110 1.15 13 65 78 0.81 312.5 3.3
Total 119 405 883 2.18 232 2116 .308 54 0.13 103 0.25 395 0.98 48 228 276 0.68 1148.0 2.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 28 96 244 2.54 58 568 .327 5 0.05 23 0.24 110 1.15 13 65 78 0.81 312.5 3.3
Conference 7 23 59 2.57 17 129 .326 2 0.09 3 0.13 30 1.30 3 9 12 0.52 69.5 3.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 43 105 2.44 28 268 .287 2 0.05 10 0.23 43 1.00 5 36 41 0.95 138.0 3.2
Away 4 15 37 2.47 4 81 .407 0 0.00 5 0.33 21 1.40 0 11 11 0.73 47.5 3.2
Neutral 12 38 102 2.68 26 219 .347 3 0.08 8 0.21 46 1.21 8 18 26 0.68 127.0 3.3
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Wins 25 84 212 2.52 46 485 .342 4 0.05 22 0.26 92 1.10 12 55 67 0.80 273.5 3.3
Losses 3 12 32 2.67 12 83 .241 1 0.08 1 0.08 18 1.50 1 10 11 0.92 39.0 3.3
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August 4 14 22 1.57 9 83 .157 1 0.07 3 0.21 13 0.93 2 12 14 1.00 33.0 2.4
September 10 32 90 2.81 20 202 .347 2 0.06 9 0.28 39 1.22 6 17 23 0.72 113.5 3.5
October 10 35 87 2.49 19 190 .358 2 0.06 7 0.20 45 1.29 4 24 28 0.80 110.0 3.1
November 4 15 45 3.00 10 93 .376 0 0.00 4 0.27 13 0.87 1 12 13 0.87 56.0 3.7