Green Wave look for solid finish down the stretch and earn a spot in the postseason championship tournament
Freshman (2011): Appeared in 26 matches with 22 starts and played in 85 total sets...sat third on the squad in solo blocks (6)...ranked fourth on the team in attacking percentage (.180) and total blocks (49)...had one double-digit kill match...posted five kills in her collegiate debut versus North Dakota State (8/26) and followed that with six kills and two service aces versus Idaho State (8/26)...had 12 kills and six digs at FIU (9/9)...collected seven kills and four blocking assists in the finale of the Kathy Trosclair Memorial versus South Alabama (9/17)...had eight kills in the first match at SMU (10/8) and nine kills in the second match at SMU (10/9)...collected six kills, three digs and three blocking assists versus Marshall (10/14)...had four kills and four blocking assists versus Southern Miss (10/19)...posted our kills, five digs and two total blocks (1 solo, 1 assist) versus UTEP (10/23)...tallied seven kills at East Carolina (10/28) and at Marshall (10/30), with four blocking assists versus the Thundering Herd...added three kills to seven blocking assists in the second match versus Tulsa (11/6)...had four kills and five total blocks (1 solo, 4 assists) against Houston (11/18)...had six kills and added four digs versus Rice (11/20)...was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll Selection...also earned the Conference USA Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes who maintain a GPA of 3.75 or higher.
About Olivia Utt
Prep: Lettered all four years for head coach Mary Buczek at Lovett High School...earned team captain and team MVP honors during her senior season...earned First Team All-State and All-Area as a senior...helped the Lions to the Georgia State Final Four during her senior campaign...was also a First Team All-Area pick during her sophomore and junior seasons...earned Honorable Mention All-State accolades as a junior...also lettered three seasons in basketball...helped the Georgia Pistols to four AAU State Runner-up finishes...was a First Team All-Region pick in basketball...was a member of the National Honor Society...earned the Lovett High School Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior.
Personal: Born Olivia Kathlyn Utt on August 8, 1992...daughter of Ben and Liz Utt...has one brother, Garrett...brother Garrett attends Duke on a football scholarship...father Ben played football in college at Georgia Tech before playing in the NFL for the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts from 1982-1989 and was a part of the 1987 AFC East Champions.