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Rachel Vukson

Rachel Vukson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oakville, Ontario

High School:
St. Ignatius of Loyola

Last College:
Tulsa

Height:
6-1

Position:
S

Club Team:
Canada National Team

12/18/2013

Sarden Earns AVCA Honorable Mention All-America

The junior became the first player in school history to be honored two-consecutive years.

12/10/2013

Sarden Earns Spot on AVCA Southeast All-Region First Team

The junior was honored for the second-consecutive season.

05/09/2012

UCF Volleyball: 'Champions In The Classroom'

Team GPA was 3.37 this spring

04/17/2012

UCF Athletics Celebrates 2011-12 Season at Black & Gold Gala

Knights honored Monday at the UCF Arena.

03/27/2012

UCF Places 221 Student-Athletes on C-USA Academic Honor Roll

The Knights rank first among all league public institutions for the sixth-consecutive year.

2011 - SENIOR SEASON
• Awarded AVCA Honorable Mention All-America honors along with teammate Angelic Crump
• Earned AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention
• Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team
• Started at the setter position in every match and set for the Knights in 2011
• Recorded the best season in school history during the rally scoring era with 1,377 assists, ranking her eighth all-time
• Finished fifth in the nation in assists per set (11.97) and first in C-USA
• Was second on the team in digs (298) while averaging 2.59 per set and reaching 15 double-doubles in assists and digs on the year
• Totaled a team-leading 27 service aces, 35 kills, 59 blocks and ended the year with 92.5 points
• Selected to all-tournament team at every tournament UCF has participated in this season
• Named Division I National Player of the Week by Sports Imports/AVCA and CVU.com and Conference USA Setter of the Week (9/5)
• Recorded double-double with 42 assists and 10 digs vs. then-No. 3 USC (9/2)
• Chipped in with a career-best 18 digs in her fourth double-double of the season against FIU (9/17)
• Matched her career-best in digs (18) against ECU (9/30) • Dished out a career-high 62 assists vs. UAB (10/8)
• Passed out 60 assists in four sets against Rice and registered 13 digs and five block assists (10/14)
• Lobbed up 59 assists and dug out 16 shots at Southern Miss (10/23)
• Notched her 12th double-double of 2011 with 49 assists and 12 digs against Houston (10/28)
• Hoisted 53 assists against Rice, and finished the year averaging 13.25 assists per set in two matches against the Owls
• Totaled 88 assists in a back-to-back series with Memphis (11/3, 11/4) as well as her 13th double-double in the first match with the Tigers
• Matched her career-high with 62 assists against Marshall (11/11)and also totaled four block assists against the Thundering Herd
• On Senior Day, posted 57 assists in four sets against ECU (11/13), including 20 dimes in the fourth set

2010 - JUNIOR SEASON
• Named the Conference USA Setter of the Week on Nov. 29
• Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
• Ranked 96th nationally in assists
• Ranked seventh in Conference USA in assists (10.01/set)
• In C-USA only matches, ranked eighth in C-USA in assists (10.03/set)
• Led the team in assists (1,111) and assists per set (10.01)
• Ranked second in block assists (63)
• Was third in service aces (19) and total blocks (66) and fourth in digs (225)
• Had eight double-doubles on the year
• Dished out 36 assists and added two kills, two digs and a block solo in her UCF debut vs. Houston Baptist (8/27)
• Tallied her first double-double with 61 assists and 16 digs vs. Jacksonville (9/11)
• Totaled 54 assists, five service aces and two blocks at Chattanooga (9/18)
• Tallied a career-high six blocks, 22 assists and two digs at Marshall (9/24)
• Had 54 assists, 14 digs and seven blocks at Southern Miss (10/15)
• Totaled 48 assists, eight digs and four kills at Tulane (10/17)
• Dished out 57 assists, had 10 digs, three digs and two kills vs. UAB (10/22)
• Recorded a double-double with 42 assists and 14 digs vs. SMU (11/14)
• Posted her eighth double-double of the season with 36 assists, 11 digs and five blocks at Memphis (11/19)
• Had 47 assists, nine digs, three blocks and three kills at UAB (11/21)
• Had 41 assists and five blocks at UTEP (11/24)

UNIVERSITY OF TULSA
• Played in 62 matches and 225 sets
• Tallied 1,902 assists (8.45 per set), along with 74 kills, 47 service aces, 280 digs (1.24 per set), and 95 blocks (seven solo, 88 assists)
• Totaled 172.0 points
• Named to the 2008 C-USA All-Freshman Team
• Was an AVCA National Player of the Week nominee in 2008

ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA
• Earned four letters in volleyball at St. Ignatius of Loyola
• Garnered her team's MVP award as a junior and senior
• Two-time all-region selection
• Member of the Canada National Team in both 2006 and 2007
• Earned a roster spot on the Ontario provincial team
• Won five-straight medals at both the provincial and national championships
• Garnered the Ontario Volleyball Association Award of Excellence
• Member of SAAC and the honor roll

PERSONAL
• Born in Toronto, Ontario
• Daughter of Don and Lee Vukson
• Majoring in education

VUKSON'S CAREER HIGHS
Category High Opponent (Last Time) Date
Kills 5 Southern Miss 11.07.10
Attacks 11 SMU 10.29.10
Hitting % 1.000 2x (Florida Atlantic) 09.10.10
Assists 62 2x (Marshall 11.11.11
Aces 5 Chattanooga 09.18.10
Digs 18 2x (ECU) 09.30.11
Total Blocks 7 Southern Miss 10.15.10
Block Solos 1 5x (ECU) 11.13.11
Block Assists 6 2x (Southern Miss) 10.15.10
Points 8.0 Chattanooga 09.18.10

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