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Callie Rivers

OH

Height
6' 1"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Winter Park, Fla. (Winter Park)
School

Club: Orlando Volleyball Academy

Major: Telecommunications – Production

 

As A Senior (2010)

An AVCA Honorable Mention All-America selection … Named AVCA All-South Region … Named a 2010 First-Team All-SEC selection … Started each of the team’s 31 matches at the outside hitter position … Was the emotional leader of the 2010 Florida team … Ranked second on the team in both kills per set (2.54) and digs per set (2.33) … Was second on the team and seventh in the SEC with 0.29 service aces per set … Tallied double-figure kills in 10 contests over the course of the season … Had seven or more kills in 15 consecutive matches to end the season … Recorded double-figure digs on nine occasions as one of the team’s primary passers … Boasted three double-doubles on the year … The SEC Offensive Player of the Week for Nov. 22, earning the honor for the first time in her career … Tallied a team-high nine kills against Purdue (12/10) in the NCAA Regional Semifinal … Registered a career-high 18 digs and posted a career-high seven blocks vs. Florida State (12/4) in the NCAA Second Round ... Tallied seven kills on .375 hitting with six digs vs. South Carolina State (12/3) ... Charted a team-high nine kills on .368 hitting with six digs and two service aces at South Carolina (11/26) ... Turned in a career-high 21 kills on .410 hitting to go with seven digs and four blocks for a personal-best 23.0 points in a 3-1 road win at No. 16 LSU (11/21) ... Posted her third double-double of the year with 11 kills and 10 digs at Arkansas (11/19) ... Tallied nine kills on .333 hitting with six digs on Senior Day vs. Alabama (11/14) ... Posted nine kills and seven digs against Mississippi State (11/11) ... Turned in a season-high 15 kills to go with 13 digs for 16.0 total points in a 3-2 win at Auburn (11/7) ... Tallied 14 kills on .462 hitting with a season-high-tying four blocks for a season-high 16.5 total points at Georgia (11/5) ... Turned in 11 kills on 21 swings with no errors for a .524 hitting efficiency with four service aces and five digs against South Carolina (10/27) ... Charted 10 kills to go with eight digs and four blocks vs. Georgia (10/17) ... Had six kills on .385 hitting with 11 digs against Arkansas (10/3) ... Tallied her first double-double of the season with 10 kills and a career-high 17 digs at Tennessee (9/19) ... Posted nine kills and 13 digs vs. Kentucky (9/17) ... Just narrowly missed a double-double with 10 kills and nine digs, to complement four blocks, against Texas (9/11) ... Charted four service aces to go with six kills on .417 hitting against Albany (9/3) ... Registered 12 kills on .300 hitting with three service aces, seven digs and two blocks vs. then-No. 2 Nebraska (8/29) ... Tallied 10 kills on .364 hitting with nine digs in the season-opening match vs. Iowa State (8/28) in the Runza/AVCA Showcase.

 

As A Junior (2009)

Saw action in 94 sets and 31 matches during her junior campaign ... Started 12 matches in the 2009 season, including the last nine consecutive ... For the season, averaged 1.57 kills per set on .277 hitting with 0.92 digs per set and 0.45 blocks per set ... Tallied six or more kills on 14 occasions, including double-figure kills three times ... Came on strong to provide a key spark and important leadership for the Gators late in the season ... In the last 10 matches of the year combined, averaged 2.35 put-downs per set on .329 hitting with 1.50 digs per set and 0.68 blocks per set for 95.0 total points ... Was electric from the right-side during the NCAA Tournament, averaging 2.56 kills per set on .362 hitting with 2.33 digs per set and 0.56 blocks per set ... Tallied seven kills and a season-high 15 digs against No. 1 Penn State in the NCAA Regional Semifinal (12/11) ... Had a match-high-tying nine kills on .467 hitting with five digs for 9.5 points vs. FIU in the NCAA Second Round (12/4) ... Posted seven kills on .500 hitting with three blocks and a career-high three assists vs. College of Charleston in the NCAA First Round (12/3) ... Recorded a season-high 14 kills on .500 hitting vs. No. 25 Notre Dame (11/28) ... Tallied seven kills on .389 hitting vs. South Carolina (11/27) ... Recorded a then-season-high 11 kills on .240 hitting with eight digs and three blocks in an upset of No. 10 Kentucky (11/22) ... Tallied nine kills, five digs and three blocks vs. Tennessee (11/20) ... Had six kills and three blocks vs. No. 19 LSU (11/13) ... Posted six kills on 11 swings for .545 hitting with three digs and two blocks vs. Auburn (11/8) ... Charted four kills on .333 hitting with two blocks vs. Georgia (11/6) ... Had six kills at Alabama (10/30) ... Tallied five kills on eight swings with no errors for a .625 hitting efficiency with two blocks for 6.5 total points in a sweep of Ole Miss (10/25) ... Registered a career-high five blocks at Georgia (10/18) ... Posted a season-best 10 kills on .643 hitting with two digs for 10.0 total points in a three-set sweep of Auburn (10/16) ... Impressive at LSU (10/11), tying her then-season high with nine kills on a season-best .533 hitting efficiency ... Charted six kills to complement five digs vs. No. 15 Kentucky (10/2) ... Earned her first start of the season against Mississippi State (9/25), playing on the right side ... Against the Bulldogs, charted a then-season-high nine kills on .500 hitting with three digs and 9.5 total points … SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

As A Sophomore (2008)

A 2008 CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Second-Team Academic All- District selection … Played in 30 of 31 matches her sophomore season … Finished the year ranked fourth on the team in kills with 1.81 put-downs per set ... Posted six or more kills on 15 occasions during the season ... Averaged 2.15 points per set … Was third on the squad in digs per set with 1.69 … Is second on the team in active double-doubles with eight during her career … Tallied a squad-best nine kills vs. Colorado State in the NCAA Tournament Second Round (12/6) ... Finished with seven kills, five digs and two service aces vs. Florida A&M in the NCAA Tournament First Round (12/5) ... Had a great match vs. Alabama (11/23), finishing with 10 kills on .450 hitting and seven digs for a match-high 13.0 total points ... Tallied seven kills on .316 hitting with 10 digs vs. Mississippi State (11/19) ... Provided a key service run late in the third set to help the Gators sweep Tennessee (11/14) ... Had one of her strongest all-around performances of the year vs. Arkansas (11/2), finishing with 10 kills on .500 hitting with five digs and two blocks for a match-high 12.0 points ... Tied her season high with 12 digs in a five-set win at LSU (10/24), to complement nine kills and 10.5 points ... Just missed a double-double against South Carolina (10/15), finishing with nine kills on .350 hitting with nine digs and 9.5 points ... Tallied a season-best 12 kills vs. No. 25 Kentucky (10/10) to complement six digs ... Registered 10 kills and seven digs at FSU (9/8) ... Named to the All-Tournament Team of the Campus USA Credit Union Invitational ... Charted her eighth career double-double vs. Long Beach State (9/6) with 11 kills and 12 digs ... Registered a season-high eight kills on a career-best .571 hitting (min. 10 att.) vs. Jacksonville (9/5) ... Tallied six kills in win vs. Pacific (8/30) ... Saw action in two sets vs. UAB (8/29), recording six kills and six digs … SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

As A Freshman (2007)

A member of the 2007 SEC All-Freshman Team … Recorded the fourth-highest kills per game average (2.71) and the fifth-highest points per game average (3.29) in school history by a freshman … Set the UF record for blocks per game by a freshman outside hitter with an average of 0.51 … Finished with eight kills and six digs against No. 3 Texas in the NCAA regional semifinal (12/7) … Posted a match-high 14 kills to go along with seven digs, three blocks and two aces in the win against No. 23 Oklahoma in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/30) … Collected her third consecutive double-double with a career-high 18 kills and 11 digs in the first-round NCAA victory over College of Charleston (11/29) … Recorded her second consecutive double-double against Long Beach State (11/24), finishing with 14 kills and 14 digs to go along with four blocks … Posted her fifth double-double with 17 kills and 10 digs in the defeat of Yale (11/23) … Recorded 11 kills and a career-best 15 digs in the home win over Alabama (11/16) to earn her fourth double-double of the year … Finished with nine kills, nine digs and pair of blocks in road win against Kentucky (11/11) … Matched her then-career high with 13 kills, while also chipping in seven digs, two blocks and an ace, in the win at Tennessee (11/9) … Earned the third double-double of her career with 11 kills and 10 digs in the home sweep of Arkansas (11/4) … Led UF with 10 kills and set a career high with a pair of block solos in home win against Ole Miss (10/28) … Finished with eight kills, five digs and a career high-tying four blocks in home victory against LSU (10/26) … Chalked up a career-high four blocks in the victory at Georgia (9/21) … Posted her second-career double-double in the road win over Auburn (9/19), finishing with 12 kills and 10 digs to go along with a career-high four aces … Turned in 13 kills and 10 digs in the win at Alabama (9/30), marking the first double-double of her career … Recorded 10 digs in the road win over No. 22 LSU (9/23) … Had a match-high 10 kills and added a pair of service aces in victory against Georgia Southern (8/31) … SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

 

Prior to Florida

A member of Volleyball Magazine’s 10th-ranked recruiting class … Ranked as No. 13 player in nation by PrepVolleyball.com in 2007 … A 2007 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection … The 2006 Gatorade Florida High School Player of the Year … A Three-time PrepVolleyball.com All-America selection (2004-06) … A 2006 Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine second-team All-America pick … The two-time Florida Dairy Farmers Class 6A Player of the Year (2004-05) … A runner-up for 2005 Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Volleyball … A three-time Florida Sportswriters Association Class 6A firstteam all-state honoree (2004-06) … A two-time AAU All-America selection (2003-04) … A three-time Orlando Sentinel Central Florida Player of the Year (2004-06) … Three time first-team All-Orange County selection (2004-06) … Named MVP of 2006 USA High Performance Championships while playing for USA Junior National A2 Team … Also a member of USA Junior National A2 team in 2004 and played on 2005 USA Junior National Team … Team captured the Florida Class 6A state titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006 … Set the Winter Park High School career records for kills (1,394), attempts (2,356) and blocks (184.5) and ranked second in digs and aces and third in hitting percentage all-time.

 

Rivers’ Career Statistics

Season  SP-MP     K    K/S    E    TA    Pct    A   A/S   SA  SA/S   SE  DIG   D/S  RE   BS   BA   TB   B/S  BE BHE Points Pts/S
2007..  89-31   241   2.71  109   643   .205   13  0.15   25  0.28   50  182  2.04   9    9   36   45  0.51   4   1  293.0  3.29 
2008..  90-30   163   1.81   70   495   .188    8  0.09   12  0.13   32  152  1.69  24    4   29   33  0.37   5   1  193.5  2.14 
2009..  97-31   152   1.57   53   357   .277   11  0.11    4  0.04   13   89  0.92   0    4   40   44  0.45   3   1  180.0  1.86 
2010.. 110-31   279   2.54  113   765   .217   10  0.09   32  0.29   52  256  2.33  29   15   42   57  0.52   7   1  347.0  3.15 
TOTAL. 386-123  835   2.16  345  2260   .217   42  0.11   73  0.19  147  679  1.76  62   32  147  179  0.46  19   4 1013.5  2.62 

 

Rivers’ Career Highs

Kills: 21 vs. LSU (11/21/10)

Hitting Percentage: .643 vs. Auburn (10/16/09)

Assists: 3 vs. College of Charleston (12/3/09)

Service Aces: 4, 4x., last vs. South Carolina (10/27/10)

Digs: 18 vs. Florida State (12/4/10)

Blocks: 7.0 vs. Florida State (12/4/10)

Points: 23.0 vs. LSU (11/21/10)

 

Rivers’ 2010 Season Highs

Kills: 21 vs. LSU (11/21/10)

Hitting Percentage: .524 vs. South Carolina (10/27/10)

Assists: 2, 2x., last vs. Alabama (10/8/10)

Service Aces: 4, 2x., last vs. South Carolina (10/27/10)

Digs: 18 vs. Florida State (12/4/10)

Blocks: 7.0 vs. Florida State (12/4/10)

Points: 23.0 vs. LSU (11/21/10)

 

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