UNC Volleyball Bio
17 Abigail Curry
Curry Curry 1472246

Career Honors:
2016:
» All-ACC Second Team
» CoSIDA Academic All-District
» TCU Horned Frog Challenge All-Tournament Team
» UNC Athletic Director's Scholar-Athlete Award
» bCLA Leader of Distinction

2015:
» NCCSIA All-State Second Team
» ACC Player of the Week (11/2)
» ACC All-Academic Team
» ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014:
» ACC All-Academic Team
» ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013:
» ACC All-Freshman Team
» ACC Freshman of the Week (9/30)
» ACC Academic Honor Roll

Career Notes: One of few Tar Heels to play in every single set of her career, appearing in a total of 460 sets, ranking ninth all time with 128 matches played • Finished eighth all time at UNC in career assists (2,816) with an average of 6.12 per set • Ran a 6-2 for the majority of her career, but took over sole setting duties for the second half of her junior season due to an injury to her teammate • Totaled 791 digs, 80 aces, 103 kills and 19 blocks • Posted a total of 26 double-doubles, which ranks ninth at UNC during the rally-scoring era (since 2001).

2016 (Senior): Started all 33 matches as one of two setters in a 6-2 rotation, playing in all 125 sets • Totaled a career-high 843 assists, averaging 6.74 per set • Tallied 253 digs, 23 service aces, 22 kills (.340) and two blocks • Led the Tar Heels to their second-highest season hitting percentage in program history, leading the ACC and ranking 14th in the nation with a .273 attack clip • Set the Tar Heels to a .300 or better percentage in 13 matches, including the second-highest ever in rally scoring at .489 against Clemson (11/11) • Posted nine double-doubles with 10+ assists and digs • Recorded a season-high 42 assists against NC State (9/22) • Named to the TCU Horned Frog Challenge All-Tournament Team after registering two double-doubles with a total of 66 assists, 29 digs and three aces over matches against Sam Houston State, SMU and TCU • Named CoSIDA Academic All-District and to the All-ACC Second Team • Team co-captain.

2015 (Junior): Played in every set of all 31 matches • Began the season in a 6-2, but took over as the team's primary setter on Oct. 25 after an injury sidelined fellow setter Jordyn Schnabl for the remainder of the year • Totaled 795 assists, 240 digs, 47 kills, 16 blocks and 12 aces on the season • Led the Tar Heels to one of their most efficient matches in history against Clemson in her first career match as a solo setter, as UNC put up a .500 hitting percentage • Guided UNC to victories over No. 23 Louisville and Notre Dame the following weekend, posting double-doubles in both matches, to earn ACC Player of the Week on Nov. 2 • Finished the season ranked 10th in the ACC by averaging 8.04 assists per set in conference matches • Posted 12 double-doubles and five 40-assist performances, including two of 50+ • Second consecutive season on the ACC All-Academic Team while also earning NCCSIA All-State honors • Won the Mighty Ram Award and was a co-recipient of the Ken & Cheryl Williams Most Valuable Player Award.

2014 (Sophomore): Appeared in every set of all 32 matches as one of the setters in the Tar Heels' 6-2 system • Ranked second on the team with 550 assists (5.00/set) • Posted 20+ assists in six matches and notched two double-doubles on the season • Ranked fourth on the team with 21 service aces • Posted a season-high 31 assists and a career-high 13 digs against Texas (12/13) • Named to the ACC All-Academic Team and to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2013 (Freshman): Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team • Played in all 115 sets of the team's 32 matches, posting 628 assists in her rookie campaign • Ranked sixth all time among UNC freshmen in total assists and ninth in assists per set (5.46) • Registered three double-doubles with a career-high 32 assists and 12 digs in just her second match vs. San Francisco (8/31) • Named ACC Freshman of the Week on Sept. 30 • Received the team Rookie of the Year Award • ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: Named to Prep Volleyball Senior Ace Top 150 • Named to 2012 Texas All-State team and Texas All Star Team • 2012 Plano West Character Award Recipient • Named the MVP for the 2011 17 Open Dallas Skyline team • Three-time Skyline Award recipient • Named District 5A first team • Named MVP of 2011 Plano West team • Named 10-5a Setter of the District two times • 2012 USAV HP A2 Holiday Camp Selection.

Personal: Born Abigail Marie Curry on Sept. 16 in Plano, Texas • Daughter of Chris and Crystal Curry • Goes by “Abbey” • Named to the ACC Honor Roll for the 2013-2014 Academic Year • Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy in the Veteran Leaders Program • Serves on the Student Athletic Advisory Council at UNC • Majoring in business administration at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. 

Career Highs:
Kills: 4, 3x-last vs. NC State (11/18/15)
Attacks: 10 at Boston College (11/8/15)
Assists: 55 vs. Notre Dame (11/1/15)
Aces: 3, 3x-last at Pittsburgh (10/31/14)
Digs: 16 vs. Louisville (10/30/15)
Blocks: 3, 2x-last vs. Virginia Tech (11/14/15)

Career Statistics
Year MP-SP K K/S E TA PCT. A A/S SA SA/S SE RE D D/S BS BA TB B/S PTS P/S
2013 32-115 13 0.11 3 34 .294 628 5.46 24 0.21 28 0 143 1.24 0 0 0 0.00 37 0.32
2014 32-110 21 0.19 6 45 .333 550 5.00 21 0.19 25 0 155 1.41 0 1 1 0.01 42.5 0.39
2015 31-110 47 0.43 6 96 .427 795 7.23 12 0.11 24 0 240 2.18 3 13 16 0.15 68.5 0.62
2016 33-125 22 0.18 6 47 .340 843 6.74 23 0.18 22 0 253 2.02 0 2 2 0.02 46 0.37
Career 128-460 103 0.22 21 222 .369 2816 6.12 80 0.17 99 0 791 1.72 3 16 19 0.04 194 0.42

 

 

 

 

Position: Setter
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Plano, Texas
High School: Plano West
Club: Dallas Skyline Juniors
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