Kristen

Somerville

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Middle Hitter
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: St. Ignatius College Prep

Bio

2016:

  • Played in all 29 matches, appearing in 99 sets.
  • Led the team with 74 total blocks
  • Tallied 114 kills and a .233 hitting percentage
  • Also had 27 digs and 13 service aces
  • Hit a season-best nine kills at Lafayette on Oct. 7 and a season-best seven blocks versus American on Oct. 1
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

 2015:

  • Appeared in 26 of 29 matches, playing in 79 sets on the season.
  • Ranked sixth on the team with 61 kills for the year.
  • Ranked third on the Crusaders with 50 blocks on the season.
  • Registered a career-high five blocks in her collegiate debut against Iona on Aug. 28.
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four- Year member of the varsity volleyball team at St. Ignatius College Prep for coach Erik Eastman
  • Team won Conference and  Regional Championships in 2012
  • Squad earned IHSA Academic Award in 2013 and 2014, and American Volleyball Coaches Association Academic Award in 2012 and 2013
  • Posted 82 solo blocks over the course of her career
  • Played club volleyball for Michio Chicago Volleyball Academy
  • Club team won 2012 15-U Open Junior National Championship
  • Member of National and Spanish Honor Societies

Personal:

  • Daughter of John and Monica Somerville
  • Father, John, played basketball and track & field at Albany State University
  • Has one brother (Matthew) and one sister (Courtney)
  • Sister, Courtney (Class of 2016), plays volleyball at Hamilton College
  • Has not yet declared a major.
Somerville's Career Statistics
Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2015 79 61 0 7 50 0
2016 99 114 3 27 74 13
Total 178 175 3 34 124 13
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