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2012 (Junior): Saw time as a hitter and setter as a junior for the Greyhounds... Played in 27 sets, 12 matches... Had a season-high seven kills while hitting .545 against Bucknell... Had 24 assists against Niagara and later started the final three games at setter... Posted 29 assists at Fairfield and then had a career-high 42 kills in a four-set match against Siena... Also notched a double-double with 12 digs in that match.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in 13 matches, starting seven... Had a season-high 11 kills, hitting .444, against South Carolina State in the year's second match... Posted 10 digs and five kills at Lafayette... Also assisted on three blocks against the Leopards.
2010 (Freshman): Saw action in all 34 matches, starting 27, and played in 120 sets in her first collegiate season... Finished third on the team with 266 kills, an average of 2.22 per set... Recorded 181 digs, an average of 1.51 per set... Was in on 47 blocks... Hit. .462 with 14 kills at Canisius (9/25)... Then hit. 440 when she put away 13 kills at Siena (10/24)... Logged 14 kills against in a match against Canisius, hitting .375 against the Golden Griffins at the MAAC Championships (11/18)... Had 10 or more kills on 10 occasions with a high of 16 coming at Manhattan (10/10)... Put together back-to-back double-doubles with 12 kills and 18 digs at Rider (11/13) and 12 kills and 13 digs at home against Manhattan (11/14)... Posted 13 kills and 13 digs for the her first collegiate double-double in a match against Delaware State (9/11)... Also had five blocks against the Hornets.
High School: A three-time letterwinner for coach Brie Isaacson at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Ill... Helped the Redhawks to 92 total wins, a 2007 Illinois State Championship and 2008 IHSA State Sectional runner-up finish in three seasons... Served as team captain as a senior in 2009... Named one of PrepVolleyball.com's top players in Illinois in 2009 and was part of PrepVolleyball.com's Best Players of the Class of 2010... Led the Redhawks in blocking all three seasons... Team won the Northern Illinois Volleyball Officials Association Sportsmanship Award in 2009... Also part of a Red Hawks team that earned a No. 10 preseason ranking by ESPN RISE in 2008... Named to the 2009 all-area and all-Autumnfest Tournament teams... Played club volleyball on Sports Performance's Elite Team under Gaby Mendieta... Current Loyola player Taylor Koncelik also played club for Sports Performance... Helped team to a Junior Volleyball Association National Championship in the 18 Club Division in 2009 and a third-place finish in 2008... Also helped Sports Performance to a fifth-place national finish in the 2009 AAU Championships and to a silver medal in the 2007 Junior Olympics... Was named to the High Honor Roll 2007-2009... Was a National Scholastic Art Award Gold Key Winner in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: Nicole Alexandra Sarby... Born in Chicago, Ill... Daughter of Kalon and Kathy Sarby... Has a younger sister, Natalie.