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Evija Vilde

Evija Vilde

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riga, Latvia

High School:
Murjanu Sport Gymnasium

Height:
6-1

Position:
OPP

08/24/2013

Gold Rolls at Final Black and Gold Scrimmage of 2013

Gold 3, Black 1

04/23/2013

Knights' Celebration Honors Soon-To-Be Graduates

More than 60 UCF student-athletes will graduate in May or August

11/24/2012

UCF Volleyball Closes 2012 Season with Sweep over FIU

The Knights won 13 of their last 16 matches

11/23/2012

UCF Volleyball's Relentless Defense Powers Sweep of Central Michigan

The Knights tied a season high with 14 blocks and held the Chippewas to a .168 attack percentage.

11/17/2012

UCF Volleyball Advances to First C-USA Championship Final with Sweep of Houston

The Knights will take on No. 1 seed Tulsa at 2 p.m. in a nationally televised championship match.

CAREER ACCOLADES
• 2011 All-Conference USA Second Team
• C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2009, 2010, 2011)

2012 - SENIOR SEASON
• Hit .413 with 21 kills against rival USF (8/26)
• Recorded 14 kills and one block assist against Liberty (9/1)
• Posted 36 kills, four service aces and three block assists in the SHU Invitational against Sacred Heart (9/7), Fairfield (9/8), and Dartmouth (9/8)
• Registered 11 kills, six digs and five blocks vs. SMU (10/5)
• Had 12 kills against UAB (10/14)
• Totaled 10 kills against Southern Miss (10/19)
• Hit .429 while registering 10 kills and eight digs against Southern Miss (10/21)
• Notched 17 kills, chipping in with four digs and three blocks vs. Marshall (10/28)
• Recorded 12 kills and two service aces against Houston (11/2)
• Blasted 18 kills with just a single error vs. UAB (11/9)

2011 - JUNIOR SEASON • Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team
• Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
• Appeared in all 31 matches and 115 sets in 2011
• Ranked sixth overall in C-USA in kills per set (3.32)and points per set (3.70)
• Finished the season with a career-high 382 kills, 205 digs, 50 blocks and 425 points
• Posted seven double-doubles in kills and digs with each coming in C-USA play
• Set a career-high hitting percentage of .667 with 14 kills in 18 attempts vs. FAU (9/11)
• Had 18 kills on 47 attempts against FIU (9/17)
• Recorded 12 kills against TULSA (9/25)
• Collected 10 digs and two block solos against UAB (10/7)
• In the second match against the Blazers, notched 22 kills and 23.5 total points (10/8)
• Blasted 22 kills and accumulated 24.5 points against Rice (10/14)
• Chipped in with a double-double against Houston, including a career-high 12 digs (10/16)
• Recorded a monster double-double of 22 kills on a career-high 68 attempts and notched a career-best 23 digs at Southern Miss (10/23)
• Posted two double-doubles over Houston (10/28) and Rice (10/30) in a crucial weekend series with 18 and 14 kills, respectively, and 10 digs in each match
• Notched her fourth double-double in five matches in the second tilt at Memphis with 11 kills and 10 digs (11/4)

2010 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
• Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
• Saw action in 29 matches for the Knights in 2010
• Finished the season ranked fourth in Conference USA in service aces (0.30/set)
• In C-USA only matches, ranked fourth in service aces (0.28/set)
• Led the team in service aces (32) and ranked second in kills (246), kills per set (2.28) and points (302.0)
• Posted double-digit kills in nine different matches
• Tallied two or more service aces in nine contests
• Named to the Florida Gulf Coast All-Tournament Team
• Named to the UNC Wilmington Courtyard by Marriott All-Tournament Team
• Hit .474 with 12 kills in the season-opener vs. Houston Baptist (9/27)
• Hit .429 with 14 kills, two digs and two blocks vs. Florida Gulf Coast (8/27)
• Hit .524 with 14 kills and two blocks vs. UNC Wilmington (9/3)
• Posted a career-high four service aces at Memphis (11/4)
• Racked up 33 kills in a weekend series against Marshall (11/11) and ECU (11/13) and posted a double-double against the Pirates with 17 kills and 14 digs

2009 - FRESHMAN SEASON
• Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
• One of only three Knights to play in all 30 matches in 2009
• Ranked third on the team in kills (255), blocks (57) and points (288)
• Posted 10 kills and four block assists in her UCF debut vs. Jacksonville (8/28)
• Hit a career-high .571 with eight kills and four block assists vs. FAU (8/29)
• Posted 12 kills vs. No. 24 Purdue (9/5)
• Totaled seven kills, three digs and a career-best six blocks vs. UTSA (9/5)
• Had six kills and 10 digs vs. High Point (9/11)
• Tallied 16 kills and added five blocks vs. Southern Miss (9/18)
• Hit .483 with 14 kills and three blocks in the season-finale vs. USF (11/25)

MURJANU SPORT GYMNASIUM
• Played for head coach Ilmars Pulins
• Was named her team's MVP in 2005
• Earned four letters in volleyball
• Was a member of the honor roll as a senior

PERSONAL
• Born in Riga, Latvia
• Daughter of Raimonds and Irina Vilde
• Majoring in hospitality management
• Her father, Raimonds, won the silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics with the Soviet Union Men's Volleyball National Team

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