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2012 (Junior): Was the team's top hitter as a junior, playing in all 28 matches and starting 26... Posted 390 kills, an average of 3.61 per set, while hitting .168... Was third in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in kills per game and total kills... Also averaged 1.89 digs and 0.42 blocks per set... Her 41 total blocks were third on the team and tops for a non-middle... Recorded 10 or more kills in 20 of 28 matches, including 15 of the final 23... Had a stretch with 11 or more kills in seven-straight matches from August 31-September 12... Put away 20 or more kills three times during that stretch, posting 20 against both Bucknell and Coppin State, 22 against Charleston Southern... Named the Most Valuable Player of the Marriott Greyhound Challenge after averaging 4.17 kills per set... Hit .404 against Charleston Southern with 22 kills and just three errors on 47 swings in that tournament... Put away 28 kills and hit .300 against Iona at home and a week later, set a career-high with 29 kills against Manhattan... Had a season-best 17 digs at Rider.
2011 (Sophomore):Played in all 31 matches, starting 21 on the outside for the Greyhounds... Third on the team with 247 kills... Had double-digit kills 11 times... Logged 12 kills in a three-set victory over Coppin State, and a week later posted 16 kills in a five-set match at Lafayette... Set a career-high with 17 kills, hitting .324, in a five-set victory over Siena to open MAAC play... Had back-to-back 11-kill outings against American and at Manhattan... Had four matches in a row with 10 or more kills later in MAAC action, finishing with 15, 10, 12 and 12 against Manhattan, at Marist and Siena and versus Fairfield.
2010 (Freshman): Played in 19 matches, making four starts, as a first-year player... Had 57 kills, an average of 1.36 per set... Also recorded seven service aces and made 44 digs, an average of 1.05 per set... Was in on 11 blocks... Had six kills and a season-high eight digs against Delaware State (9/11)... Also was in on three blocks of the Hornets... Had seven kills against both Manhattan (10/10) and Canisius (10/17)... Posted a season-high 14 kills in the final match of the season, at the MAAC Championships versus Marist (11/19).
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Nazareth Area (Pa.) High School in Nazareth for head coach Jill Lichty... Helped the Blue Eagles to a division title... Named to the Pennsylvania All-State team as a senior in 2009... Earned first-team All-Lehigh Valley Conference accolades as a senior and honorable mention as a junior in 2008... Was a District 11 second-team selection in 2009 and honorable mention in 2008... Also as a senior, was named Express Times Player of the Week and to the Express Times All-Area Team... Also earned a varsity letter in lacrosse... Played three club seasons with Court Authority (CAVA) and most recently played for Synergy Volleyball Club under Missy McLinden... Helped Synergy win a gold medal at the 2010 MLK Tournament... Honor Roll Student.
Personal: Faye Marcella Lukas... Born in New York, N.Y... Parents are Claire and Emil Lukas... Has an older brother, Jackson, and a younger sister, Jane.