Olivia Dailey - Volleyball - University of Kentucky Athletics 20


  • height 5-10
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Trussville, Alabama
  • High school The Cahaba School
2017 (Junior): Appeared in five matches for Kentucky … Recorded a season best four assists against nationally ranked Utah (8/25) … Had at least one assist in each match she appeared in … Recorded a dig in season opener against Arkansas State (8/25) … Averaged 1.67 assists per set.
2016 (Sophomore): Honorable mention All-America for first time in her career … AVCA All-Southeastern Region … All-SEC team … FloVolleyball National Player of the Week … Five-time SEC Setter of the Week … SEC Offensive Player of the Week … Started 31 of 32 matches, playing as a setter … Finished the season fourth in the nation in assists per set at 11.78 … Her 11.78 assists per set were good for second in the SEC … Averaged 12.41 assists per set in SEC play, the highest in the league … Posted 1,202 assists during 2016, the sixth most during the 25-point rally scoring era … Currently sits in fourth as a sophomore with 1,226 assists in the 25-point rally scoring era … Led the team in assists in every match she appeared … Recorded 14 matches with 40 or more assists … Posted 14 double-doubles … Was the fourth player in the 25-point rally scoring era with 60+ assists, posting a career-high 60 against Texas A&M, earning her SEC Setter of the Week … Her 60-helper match was the top mark in the SEC during the 2016 conference season … Named FloVolleyball National Player of the Week after helping take down No. 5 Florida on the road in three sets with 37 assists and seven digs, then posting 53 assists in four set win over South Carolina … Earned SEC Setter and Offensive Player of the Week after posting a combined 87 assists against Georgia and Mississippi State … Earned a double-double after posting 35 assists and 11 digs in front of her hometown crowd at Alabama … Tallied 54 assists and nine digs in match at Missouri … Earned a season-high 15 digs and added 38 assists in sweep of LSU … In the summer, competed for the USA Collegiate National Team – Minneapolis Squad.
Freshman (2015): Played in 28 matches, making seven starts in 86 total sets of action, playing as a setter and serving and defensive specialist … Recorded 66 digs, 24 assists and 19 services aces during her first season … Stepped in as the setter for a set against Ohio (9/1) and Texas A&M (11/18), recording seven and 11 assists, respectively … Recorded five or more digs in six matches …. Led team in service aces on six occasions … Posted a career-best four aces and added three digs against Missouri (11/15) … Recorded a service ace in college debut against Michigan State (8/28) … Recorded first career dig the next day against IUPUI (9/29) … Posted a career-best 10 digs in NCAA postseason debut against American (12/4).

High School: Enrolled in the spring and participated in spring practice … Comes to Kentucky after earning AAU All-America honors in 2014 …  Competed for the Southern Performance Volleyball Club … Helped her AAU team to a fifth-place finish at AAU Nationals in the 18 Premier Division … Ranked 43rd in Prep Volleyball’s “Senior Aces” … Named to the 18’s division JVA All-National Team in 2013 … Attended The Cahaba School in Trussville, Ala. 

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