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Bridget Wells
Bridget Wells

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Millbrook HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
OH

Birthdate:
07/04/1987

Experience:
4L

Major:
Communications


Career: Became the 12th player in Tulane history to record 1,000 kills and completed her Tulane career 10th in school history with 1,211 kills...also ranks ninth in career block assists with 248.

2008: Played in all 34 matches and 120 sets as a senior...named AVCA honorable-mention All-American, AVCA first-team All-Midwest Region, first-team All-Conference USA and first-team All-Louisiana after ranking second on the team in kills (383), kills per set (3.04), attack percentage (.278) and points (431.0) while finishing third in blocks (91) and blocks per set (0.72)...ranked tied for 10th in C-USA in points per set (3.42) and 11th in kills per set...tallied double-digit kill totals 23 times, including a career-best 22 kills vs. Northeastern in the Paso Robles Marriott Invitational (9/5)...posted multiple-block outings on 27 occasions, including a season-high five vs. Rice (9/28) and UTEP (11/16)...hit .300 or better in 15 contests, including a season-best .600 mark with 13 kills and one error in 20 swings at SMU (10/12) and with 10 kills and one error on 15 wings vs. Marshall (10/19)...named to Paso Robles Marriott Invitational All-Tournament Team after posting 38 kills and five blocks in a trio of matches...named C-USA Player of the Week on Sept. 22 after averaging 3.92 kills per set and hitting .297 (51-7-111) for the week, and again on No. 17 after averaging 3.67 kills and 1.50 blocks per set while connecting at a .566 clip.

2007: Appeared in all 34 matches and 120 sets as a junior...named AVCA honorable-mention All-American, AVCA first-team All-Midwest Region, first-team All Conference USA and second-team All-Louisiana after finishing second on the team in blocks (92) and blocks per set (0.77) while ranking third in kills (441), kills per set (3.67), attack percentage (.323) and points (489.5)...ranked eighth in C-USA in attack percentage and 10th in kills per set...tallied double-digit kill totals on 30 occasions, including a season-best 21 at Memphis (9/23)...hit .300 or better 22 times, including a career-high .667 clip on 14 kills and no errors in 21 swings vs. McNeese State (10/9)...recorded 22 multiple-block matches, including a season-best six vs. Colorado in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic (8/24) and vs. New Orleans (8/28).

2006: Saw action in all 26 matches and 98 sets as a sophomore...ranked third on the team in kills (232), kills per set (2.37), blocks (63), blocks per set (0.64) and points (268.0)...tallied double-digit kill totals on 10 occasions, including a season-best 17 at UCF (11/5)...posted first double-double of her career with 14 kills and a career-high 11 digs vs. Florida Atlantic in the Iowa Hawkeye Holiday Inn Challenge (9/9)...hit .300 or better five times, including a season-best .600 clip with nine kills and no errors in nine swings vs. UConn in the Diet Coke Classic (9/16)...recorded 16 multiple-block contests, including a season-high eight vs. SMU (10/22).

2005: Played in 20 matches and 61 games as a true freshman, seeing time as an outside and right-side hitter...finished second on the team in kills (155) and kills per game (2.54), and fourth in points (163.5)...improved as the season went on and averaged 3.00 kills per game in Tulane's three-match run during the Conference USA Tournament...tallied double-digit kill totals seven times, including a season-best 16 vs. UCF (10/23)...posted three multiple-block outings, including four against Notre Dame (9/16) in the NOKIA Sugar Bowl Classic...hit .300 or better three times, including a .417 mark in the season-opener against Nicholls State (8/26) on six kills and just one error in 12 swings.

High School: Four-year team member and three-year letterwinner at Millbrook High for coach Leigh Noblin...set and played right-side hitter as a prepster where she was a three-time All-Cap 6 honoree...earned first-team All-Cap 6 honors as a senior and honorable-mention recognition her previous two seasons...as a senior, named team captain and helped the team advance to the conference tournament in three of her four seasons...as a sophomore, helped Milbrook win the Cap 6 regular-season and tournament titles, and helped guide the team to the conference semifinals as a freshman and sophomore...off the court, was a four-time member of the Academic All-Cap 6 team, Honor Roll and French Club.

Club: Played two years as an outside and right-side hitter for the North Carolina Challengers...helped the team advance to the Austin Invitational and a second-place regional finish in 2003...in 2004, helped guide the Challengers to a regional championship and qualified for Junior Nationals.

Personal: Born Bridget Olivia Wells on Aug. 4, 1987 in Jacksonville, N.C...daughter of Archie Wells and Joy Charles...has one sister, Amanda...majoring in communications.

Bridget Wells' Career Statistics

Year MP SP Kill K/G Err. Att. Pct. Asst. A/G SA SE SA/G Dig D/G BS BA TB B/G BE BHE Points
2005 20 61 155 2.54 76 420 .188 4 0.07 0 0 0.00 12 0.20 2 13 15 0.25 3 0 163.5
2006 26 98 232 2.37 146 646 .133 1 0.01 3 6 0.03 45 0.46 3 60 63 0.64 5 1 268.0
2007 34 120 441 3.67 131 961 .323 4 0.03 0 0 0.00 46 0.38 5 87 92 0.77 6 1 489.5
2008 34 126 383 3.04 147 850 .278 4 0.03 1 1 0.01 57 0.45 3 88 91 0.72 11 1 431.0

Career 114 405 1211 2.99 500 2877 .247 13 0.03 4 7 0.01 160 0.40 13 248 261 0.64 25 3 1352.0