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UNC Volleyball Bio
7 Victoria McPherson
McPherson McPherson 818907

Career Honors:
2015:

AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
AVCA All-East Coast Region
NCCSIA All-State First Team
All-ACC First Team
ACC Player of the Week (11/16)

2014:
AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
AVCA All-East Coast Region
All-ACC Second Team

2013:
All-ACC Third Team
Two-time ACC Player of the Week (9/23, 11/18)

Career Notes: A three-time All-ACC selection and two-time AVCA All-America Honorable Mention • Appeared in a total of 111 matchse (350 sets) over her career as a middle blocker, totaling 710 kills, 431 blocks and a .304 hitting percentage • Posted the third-most career blocks per set (1.23), fourth-most block assists (383) and sixth-best career hitting percentage of all time • Broke the single-season record fo blocks per set as a junior (1.48) and ranked third all-time in season hitting percentage (.360) as a senior • Tied the single-match record for hitting percentage on Nov. 25, 2015, at Wake Forest, going 11-for-13 (.846).

Senior Season: Garnered her second-straight AVCA All-America Honorable Mention and All-East Coach Region selections, earning All-ACC First Team honors • Appeared in all-but-one match (30), playing in 104 sets • Led the Tar Heels and ranked fourth in the ACC with a .360 hitting percentage, the third-highest single-season average of all time • Totaled 241 kills, 132 blocks, 36 digs and a service ace on the year • Ranked fifth in the ACC in blocks per set (1.27) • Named ACC Player of the Week on Nov. 16 after hitting .488 with an errorless 21 kills and 10 blocks in sweeps of Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech • Tied the single-match record for hitting percentage on Nov. 26, going 11-for-13 (.846) at Wake Forest • Slammed a career-high 16 kills at Virginia Tech (9/25).

Junior Season: Named an All-ACC Second Team selection, her second All-ACC award of her career • Selected as an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American for the first time in her career • Honored as an AVCA East Coast Division I All-Region selection • Led the ACC and No. 7 in Division I with 1.48 blocks/set, the best single-season blocking average in school history • Started 30 matches and played 96 sets for the Tar Heels in the middle blocker position • Posted 1.69 kills/set on a .289 hitting percentage for the season • Knocked down a season-high 12 kills twice vs. Boston college (11/7) and vs. USC (12/6) • Turned back a career-high 11 blocks vs. Oklahoma (9/19).

Sophomore Season: Received an Honorable Mention for the AVCA East Coast Division I All-Region Team • Earned All-ACC Third Team recognition • Led the Tar Heels and ranked sixth in the ACC with 121 total blocks (1.21/set) • Recorded career highs of 14 kills vs. Virginia (11/16) and vs. Pittsburgh (10/27), and eight blocks vs. Virginia (11/16) • Named ACC Co-Player of the Week on Sept. 23 and ACC Player of the Week on Nov. 18 • Ranked fourth on the team with 222 total kills (2.22/set) and third in attack percentage at .286.

Freshman Season: Earned a starting spot late in the season, playing 20 matches and starting five • Grabbed double-digit kills in her final three matches, with a season-high 12 kills vs. NC State (11/21) • Recorded four or more blocks in four matches, with a season-high five vs. Iowa State (11/30).

Prep: The #56 recruit in the nation • Named team captain as a senior • Helped team finish runners-up in state tournament • Named to Senior Aces Top 50 List • Was a member of student government and was the school yearbook editor-in-chief.

Personal: Majoring in communications • Born Feb. 5, 1994, in Newark, N.J. • Victoria Danielle McPherson is the daughter of Gwen and Wade McPherson. 

Career Highs:
Kills: 16 at Virginia Tech (9/25/15)
Attacks: 33 at Iowa State (11/30/12)
Hitting Pct: .846 (11-0-13) at Wake Forest (11/25/15)*
Assists: 2 at Georgia Tech (10/26/14)
Aces: 1, 3x-last vs. BYU (8/29/15)
Digs: 4, 3x-last at Pittsburgh (9/27/15)
Blocks: 11 vs. Oklahoma (9/19/14)

* Denotes program record

Career Statistics:

Year MP-SP K K/S E TA PCT A SA SE D BS BA TB B/S PTS P/S
2012 20-50 85 1.70 39 199 .231 0 1 1 8 8 28 36 0.72 108.0 2.16
2013   30-100   222   2.22  88   468   .286 6   0    1 22   16   105 121 1.21 290.5 2.90
2014 31-96 162 1.69 55 370 .289 6 1 0 25 12 130 142 1.48 240.0 2.50
2015 30-104 241 2.32 59 505 .360 7 1 2 36 12 120 132 1.27 314.0 3.02
Total 111-350 710 2.03 241 1542 .304 19 3 4 91 48 383 431 1.23 952.5 2.72
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: North Broward Prep
Club: Boomers Volleyball Club
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