Mandy

Sifferlen

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Outside Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sudbury, Mass.
High School: Lincoln-Sudbury

Bio

• Enters the 2016 with the fifth-most career kills in program history at 837.
• A 360 Leader the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.
• Vice President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2015:

  • Named to Academic All-Patriot League team.
  • Earned second team All-Patriot League honors.
  • Appeared in all 29 matches, playing in all 107 sets on the season.
  • Led the team with 410 kills on the year, averaging 3.83 per set.
  • Her 410 kills for the season rank second all-time in school history.
  • Only the second Crusader to record 400 or more kills in a season.
  • Earned a team-best 10 double-doubles on the season.
  • Ranked second on the team with 270 digs for the season, averaging 2.52 per set.
  • Notched a season-high 22 kills in a 3-2 win over Navy on Oct. 9.
  • Registered a career-high 19 digs in a 3-0 loss to Bucknell on Nov. 14.
  • Notched double-digit kills in 26 of 29 matches on the season.
  • Her 3.83 kills per set led the Patriot League and are sixth all-time in school history.
  • Named Patriot League Player of the Week on Oct. 12.
  • Named to All-Tournament teams at the Hampton Inn-vitational, UMass Lowell Invitational and Central Connecticut Invitational.
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014:

  • Played in all 27 matches on the season.
  • Appeared in all 104 sets.
  • Named to the second-team All-Patriot League and the Academic All-Patriot League team.
  • Led the team and was fourth in the Patriot League in kills with 309, which tied for 10th all time in single season kills in school history.
  • Led the team and was tied for seventh in the league with 31 aces.
  • Finished second on the team with 49 blocks.
  • Finished second on the team with 230 digs.
  • Recorded nine double-doubles on the season.
  • Reached double-digit kills in 17 matches, including a career-high 23 against Hartford (Sept. 9) which earned a spot on the Boston College Invitational All-Tournament team.
  • Recorded 19 kills in matches against Hartford (Aug. 30) and Bucknell (Sept. 26).
  • Recorded 18 kills against Binghamton (Oct. 13) and Bryant (Nov. 1).
  • Earned the team Iron Crusader Award.
  • Named GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week (Sept. 15).
  • Member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic honor roll and led the team with a 3.77 GPA. 

2013:

  • Played in 21 of 28 matches on the season.
  • Appeared in 54 sets.
  • Finished the season second on the team in kills per set with 2.19 (118 total kills).
  • Also contributed six aces, 14 assists, 61 digs and 18 blocks on the year.
  • Reached double-digit kills in four matches including a season-high 16 against Manhattan (8/31).
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School for coach Judy Katalina.
  • Two-year team captain…selected as the 2012 Dual County League MVP.
  • A two-time Dual County League All-Star.
  • Earned 2012 All-State honors.
  • Received 2012 Boston Globe All-Scholastic and Boston Herald All-Scholastic accolades.
  • Led team to four straight Dual County League championships, and a state runner-up finish in 2010.
  • Played with the SMASH volleyball club for coach Gary Patch, winning the 2012 New England and East Coast gold championships.
  • Also played varsity basketball and softball.

Personal:

  • Daughter of William and Ellen Sifferlen.
  • Father was a member of the soccer and track and field teams at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Class of 1988).
  • Has two brothers (Phillip and Andrew).
  • Aunt, Mary Sifferlen, attended Holy Cross.
  • A Biology major.
 Sifferlen's Career Statistics
Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2013 54 118 14 61 18 6
2014 104 309 12 230 49 31
2015 107 410 8 270 37 35
Total 265 837 34 561 104 72

 

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