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Lydia Ely
Lydia Ely

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Rosati-Kain

Height:
6-6

Position:
MB

Birthdate:
05/30/1994


07/30/2014

Tigers Spend the Summer in Service Through Coach for College

Four student-athletes embarked on a four-week journey coaching and teaching in Vietnam

07/29/2014

Mizzou Volleyball Announces Social Media Takeover

Volleyball student-athletes will run the team's social media on select days during training camp.

07/17/2014

Volleyball in Vietnam: Lydia Ely's Inspiring Journey

Tiger junior spent a month of her summer volunteering with Coach for College in Vietnam.

07/01/2014

2014 Mizzou Volleyball Season Preview

A position by position breakdown.

01/30/2014

Seven Mizzou Volleyball Players Land on SEC Honor Roll

All but one eligible volleyball member made the honor roll.

08/20/2014

Missouri Volleyball Black and Gold Scrimmage - August 20, 2014

Missouri Volleyball Black and Gold Scrimmage

11/22/2013

Missouri Volleyball v Mississippi State - November 22, 2013

Missouri vs Mississippi State

10/20/2013

Missouri Volleyball vs. Florida - October 20,2013

Missouri Volleyball vs. Florida

10/13/2013

Missouri Volleyball vs Alabama - October 13, 2013

Missouri vs Alabama

09/27/2013

Missouri Volleyball vs South Carolina - September 27, 2013

Missouri vs South Carolina

2013 (SOPHOMORE)

Ely Sophomore
•Played in 16 sets and tallied 10 kills on .088 hitting with four blocks in her sophomore season.
•Switched from middle hitter to right side.
•Played in Mizzou's three-set sweep of Mississippi State and tallied a kill and a block
•Saw action in Mizzou's three-set win at South Carolina, tallying two kills on two swings
•Played in one set against Ole Miss, registering an attack
•Played in one set at Tennessee and had a dig
•Came off the bench and had a kill and a pair of blocks in the Tigers' three-set win over Austin Peay
•Saw action in three sets at the Mizzou Classic and had three kills on .400 hitting
•Played one set at Rice with an attack
•Had a kill on seven attempts in two sets at the Yale Invitational
•Played in four sets in the Tiger Invitational and had two kills and a block
•Had five kills and a block at the annual Black & Gold scrimmage.
2012 (FRESHMAN)

• Averaged 0.86 kills per set and 0.67 blocks per set and had 83.5 points in her first season in Black & Gold.
• Had a career-high seven kills on two separate occasions, first vs. Savannah State (9/8), hitting .545 in that match and then had an identical stat line at Ole Miss (10/19) with seven kills on .545 hitting in a three-set loss.
• Had a career-best 6.0 blocks at Texas A&M (11/16).
• Posted six kills on eight errorless attacks in a three-set sweep of LSU at the Hearnes Center (11/11).
• Averaged 0.84 blocks per set over her final 11 matches as a freshman as she showed great progress in adapting to the college game.
• Had a career-best 7.5 total points, including a pair of match-clinching blocks, in a five-set win at Auburn (10/21).
HIGH SCHOOL

• Ranked as the No. 4 recruit in the state of Missouri according to ESPN's Eric Taylor.
• Ranked as one of the top 250 players as part of the PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces list.
• Led Rosati-Kain to a conference and district championship in 2011 and a runner-up nod at both levels in 2010.
• Member of the AVCA/Under Armour High School All-America Watch List.
• Attended the USA Volleyball Youth National Training Team Camp in 2009.
• Member of the USA Volleyball A1 White that claimed the silver medal at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in 2009.
• Member of the U.S. Girls' Select A1 Program which participated in the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships International Youth Division in 2008.
• Named to the PrepVolleyball.com Frosh 59 list, All-Conference and All-District while playing at Rosati-Kain in 2008 and 2009.
• Academic All-Conference in 2008-11.
• Received the Rosati-Kain High School Ann Negoan Meyer Scholarship from 2008-11.
• Member of National Honors Society and was the Rosati-Kain Student Ambassador.
CLUB

• Helped St. Louis High Performance to a second-place finish at the JVDA Championships and a fifth-place nod at the Lone Star National qualifier in 2008.
• Began playing club volleyball in 2003.

PERSONAL

• Born on May 30, 1994, in St. Louis, Mo., to parents Doug and Cheryl Ely.
• Has a brother (Matthew) and a sister (Sarah).
• Plans to major in physical therapy at Mizzou.
• Will be a third-generation Tiger as her grandfather (class of 1961) and mother (class of 1985) each graduated from Mizzou.
• Both her siblings currently attend Mizzou as well.
• Father (Doug) played football at the University of Missouri-Rolla.
• Various other relatives have also attended Mizzou.

Untitled Page

Year MP/MS SP K E TA H% A SA D BS TB PTS
2012 26-13 69 59 26 149 .221 6 0 15 3 43 83.5
2013 14-0 16 10 7 34 .088 0 1 1 1 4 13.5
Career 40-13 87 69 34 183 .191 6 1 16 4 47 97.0

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