Green Wave defeat ULM and host UAB by identical 3-2 scores to finish with an 8-7 overall record
Green Wave bounce back from 3-2 loss to UAB with 3-2 victory over homestanding LSU
Two Green Wave pairs advance to Gold Bracket; Liddle, Utt finish 23- Silver Bracket runner-up
Big weekend continues on Saturday with opening day of Fiesta at Siesta Key
Green Wave post victories at No. 3 and No. 4 while falling to 5-4 on the season
Photos By Parker Waters (3/26/14)
Photos by Parker Waters
2014:Tied for the second most overall wins on the squad with a 14-12 record ... Once again improved her win total from the year before, netting a +4 differential from last season... Went 6-6 in dual matches, primarily playing the No. 4 position with Olivia Utt ... Ended the season on an 8-4 stretch, which included wins over LSU, Florida State and UAB ... Produced a season high five match win streak ... Tallied her first winning record at No. 4.
2013: Saw action in 16 matches as a sophomore, posting a 10-6 overall record and a 9-4 mark in dual-match competition...finished tied for fifth on the team in overall wins (10) and tied for second in dual-match victories (9)...teamed with Olivia Utt in each match, including a 9-4 mark at the No. 5 position...had a season-best five-match winning streak from March 15-30...posted three-set victories over Florida International (3/30) and Florida Gulf Coast (4/12)...added straight-set wins over Mercer (3/9), ULM (3/15 and 4/6), UAB (3/16), Stetson (3/17), Florida Atlantic (3/29) and Georgia State (3/30 and 3/31).
2012: Played in all 11 matches as a true freshman, posting a 3-8 overall record...tied for the team lead in wins (3), going 1--6 at the No. 4 position and 2-2 in No. 5 play...teamed with Azarri Badawi to go 1-6 at No. 4 and 2-0 at No. 5 while partnering with Milica Jovic to go 0-2 at No. 5...won her last five matches with three-set victories at Mercer (4/7) and at Florida Gulf Coast (4/13) while posting a two-set sweep vs Webber International (4/15).
Indoor: Three-year letterwinner of Tulane's indoor program, posting 253 kills (0.98/set), 35 assists (0.14/set), 34 service aces (0.13/set), 155 digs (0.60/set) and 178 blocks (0.69/set) in 77 matches and 257 sets of action...posted career highs of 12 kills at Florida International (9/9/11), nine blocks vs Mississippi State (9/7/12), eight digs vs Nevada (9/24/12), three assists vs Houston (11/18/11) and three aces vs Memphis (9/28/12)...claimed Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, C-USA Academic Medal and Tulane 3.0 Club distinction in each of her first two collegiate seasons.
HighSchool: Four-year letterwinner at Lovett High for coach Mary Buczek...named first-team all-area her final three prep seasons while claiming first-team all-state honors as a senior and honorable-mention all-state recognition as a junior...as a senior, helped lead the Lions to the Georgia Final Four, was voted team captain and named team MVP...also lettered four years in basketball where she first-team all-region selection and helped the Georgia Pistols to four AAU runner-up finishes...off the court, was a member of the National Honor Society and earned the Lovett High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year award as a senior.
Personal: Born Olivia Kathlyn Utt on Aug. 8, 1992, in Atlanta, Ga...daughter of Ben and Elizabeth Utt...has one brother, Garrett, who plays football at Duke...father, Ben, played football collegiately at Georgia Tech and in the NFL with the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts from 1982-89...majoring in business.
Utt's Career Sand Statistics
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