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5   Allyson Riley
Allyson Riley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Battle Creek, Mich.

High School:
St. Philips

Height:
5-9

Position:
RS


2006: Named to AVCA Division II All-American First Team...Earned Daktronics Great Lakes Region First Team honors...Named GLIAC Libero of the Year for the second straight season...Member of the All-GLIAC First Team...Earned All-GLIAC All-Academic Team honors...Played in all 109 matches and 31 matches as a libero for GVSU...Led team with 627 digs, which is second best on GVSU's single-season list to her 713 digs last season...Averaged 5.75 digs per game, which was the best in the GLIAC and 21st in the nation...Her 5.75 digs per game ranks first on GVSU's single-season list...Moved to the top of the career leaders list with 1,802 digs in three years...Added a team-leading 75 service aces and 46 assists...Her 0.69 aces per game ranked second in the GLIAC and 15th in the nation...Her 148 career aces ranks ninth best in GVSU history...Started off the season with back-to-back matches with 30+ digs...Posted a season-high 37 digs in a 3-2 win over Florida Southern (8/25)...Had 33 digs as GVSU swept North Alabama, 3-0 (9/1)...Recorded 29 digs and seven service aces as the Lakers beat Saginaw Valley State, 3-0 (9/8)...Tied her career-high with seven service aces as GVSU defeated West Michigan rival Ferris State, 3-1 (10/27).

2005: Named to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight All-Tournament Team...Earned GLIAC Libero of the Year honors and was named to the All-GLIAC Second Team...Played in all 130 games and 38 matches for the Lakers...Led team with 713 digs, which ranked first on GVSU's single-season list...Ranked third on the team with 38 service aces and added 39 assists...Her 5.48 digs per game ranked second in the GLIAC and first on GVSU's single-season list...Has tallied 1,175 digs in just two seasons, which ranks fourth on the Lakers career leaders list...Recorded double-figures in digs in 36 out of 38 matches...Tallied a career-high 38 digs in a 3-2 win over Florida Gulf Coast (9/2)...Posted a career-high five assists, a season-high three service aces and 22 digs in a 3-0 win against archrival Ferris State (11/9)...Averaged 4.00 digs and 0.33 service aces per game in the Great Lakes Region Tournament...Posted 5.62 digs and 0.38 aces per game in the NCAA DII Elite Eight...Tallied 28 digs and an ace against Nebraska-Kearney in the National Championship match (12/3).

2004: Played in 105 games and 33 matches for the Lakers...Led the team with 462 digs...Her 4.40 digs per game ranked seventh in the GLIAC...Tied for second on the team with 35 service aces...Also added 26 assists and three kills...Recorded 10 or more digs in 24 of 33 matches...Tallied a season-high 26 digs and three service aces in a 3-1 win over GLIAC rival Northern Michigan (11/5)...Notched 15 digs and a season-high four service aces in a 3-2 win against Wheeling Jesuit (9/10)...Recorded 25 digs as the Lakers beat archrival Ferris State, 3-1 (10/5).

2003: Redshirted.

High School: Prepped at St. Philip High School under head coach Vicky Groat...Three-time all-conference honoree...Named first team all-state honoree twice...Team MVP two years...Earned Female Athlete of the Year award...Was a Miss Volleyball nominee...Helped team to conference and regional championships twice...State qualifiers two years...Also played basketball for four years...Participated in gymnastics for ten years...Was a member of the pep club.

Personal: Daughter of David and Patricia Riley...Enjoys shopping and swimming...Majoring in business.

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