1   Olivia Kohler
Olivia Kohler


North Branch, Mich.




Ebels, Ruhenkamp, Umoh Receive All-GLIAC Accolades

Lakers Also Have Six GLIAC All-Academic Honorees


Lakers Drop Five-Set Marathon to Northwood

Umoh records a career-high 14 total blocks in the match


GVSU Sweeps Lake Superior State

Grand Valley State hits .240 and holds LSSU to .033 hitting percentage in three-game sweep


GVSU Sweeps Tiffin for Fourth Win in Last Five Matches

Lakers Hit .448 in Opening Set, Serve Up Eight Aces in Victory


#21 Lewis Upends Grand Valley State in Dramatic Five-Set Duel

Lakers Win First Two Sets, Fall 16-14 in Fifth Set

2011: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team...Appeared in 24 matches (making six starts) and played in a total of 90 sets...Finished second on the team in assists (253), fifth in service aces (20), and sixth in digs (149)...Dished out double-digit assists in 12 matches and at least 20 assists in six contests...Season-high 27 assists (to go with seven digs, a kill, and an ace) came in 3-1 win at Florida Southern (9/3)...Followed that performance with 26 assists, eight digs, a kill, and a service ace in five-set battle at Northern Michigan (9/10)...Recorded two double-doubles, including 20 assists and 13 digs (plus season-high two kills) in five-set home match against Wayne State (9/23)...Notched 17 digs, 10 assists, and season-best four service aces in five-set contest at Northwood (11/6)...Served an ace in 14 of 26 matches, including three aces in 3-0 win at Tiffin (10/29).

2010: One of just three players to play in all 33 matches and 116 sets...Ranked second on the team in assists (521) and service aces (22), while placing fifth in digs (193)...Recorded at least 10 assists in 32 of 33 matches and 20 or more assists in seven contests, including career-high 25 assists in 3-2 win at Northwood (9/17)...Totaled four double-doubles in assists and digs, including 20 assists and career-high 15 digs in GLIAC Tournament championship match against Hillsdale (11/14)...Dished out 20 assists and picked up 11 digs in 3-1 win at Northern Michigan (10/24)...Served up an ace in 14 matches, including a career-high three aces twice - in a 3-0 win against Northern Kentucky (10/15) and in the Midwest Regional Tournament championship match against Indianapolis (11/21)...Recorded the match's final point on a kill (on her only attempt) in the Midwest Regional Tournament championship against Indianapolis (11/21), giving the Lakers a 3-2 victory.

2009: Played in all 29 matches during her true freshman campaign and was one of just four players to play in over 100 sets...Finished second on GVSU in assists (416), fourth in service aces (16), and sixth in digs (132)...Recorded 22 matches of double-digit assists, including seven matches of at least 20 assists...Dished out career-high 24 assists in 3-1 win at Northern Michigan (9/18) and also against Rockhurst (10/16), where she picked up nine digs...Totaled 11 straight matches of double-digit assists from Sept. 6 to Oct. 9...Notched 21 assists, four digs, three kills, and two aces at Michigan Tech (9/19)...Produced a double-double of 11 assists and 10 digs in 3-1 win over Northwood (9/11).

High School: Prepped at North Branch High School under head coach James Fish...Named 2008 `Miss Volleyball' award winner...During her four seasons at North Branch, Kohler recorded 2,153 assists, 1,569 digs, 955 kills, and 179 total blocks...Tallied 492 service aces in her career, second all-time in Michigan high school history...Won four straight Tri-Valley East Championships, three Class A and one Class B district titles, a pair of regional championships, and was the Class A state runner-up in 2007...Named first team all-state in 2007 and 2008, while also being named all-conference and all-region both years...Two-year team captain was an academic all-state selection in 2008...Advanced to the state competition in track and field in the 300m hurdles three times and the 100m hurdles twice...Competed in track and field for four years, while playing two years of basketball...Also participated in student council for four years and National Honor Society for two years.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Karen Kohler...Enjoys athletics and socializing...Undecided on a major.

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