UNC Volleyball Bio
5 Paige Neuenfeldt

Junior Season: Started every match for North Carolina at the middle blocker position • Became the first Tar Heel to earn three AVCA Honorable Mention All-America honors • Named to the AVCA East Coast Division I All-Region team for the second time in her career • Earned All-ACC First Team Honors and was named the ACC Player of the Week on 11/17 • Selected as a CoSIDA Academic All-District performer • Ranked third in the ACC and 11th overall in Division I with 1.44 blocks/set • Ranked fifth in the ACC in hitting percentage at a .369 clip • Notched seven or more kills in 18 matches, and posted five or more blocks in 16 matches • Posted a season highs of 13 kills vs. Louisville (11/23) and 10 blocks vs. NC State (11/13) • Ranked second on the team in hitting percentage (.369) and block average (1.44 blocks/set), while leading the Tar Heels in total blocks (154). 

Sophomore Season: Played in every match for the Tar Heels at middle blocker • Earned AVCA Honorable Mention All-America honors for the second time in her career •Named to the AVCA East Coast Division I All-Region team • Earned All-ACC Second Team honors and was named to the All-ACC Academic team • Led the ACC in conference hitting percentage with .401 • Ranked second on the team in total kills, with 236 (2.13/set) while hitting .389 • Notched 10+ kills in seven matches and had 5+ blocks in 14 • Posted season highs of 14 kills twice, vs. Florida State (11/1) and vs. Duke (11/29), and seven blocks three times, vs. Cincinnati (9/7), vs. Virginia Tech (11/15) and vs. Duke (11/29)• Received the Sharon D. German Memorial/Best Offensive Player team award. 

Freshman Season: Named 2012 ACC Freshman of the Year, and six-time ACC Freshman of the Week winner • Named the Shannon G. Memorial Award winner for the UNC volleyball team as the most outstanding offensive player • Named 2012 AVCA Freshman of the Region • Received 2012 AVCA All-America honorable mention • 2012 All-ACC Academic team selection • Led the team with 135 blocks (1.18/set) and ranked fourth in kills (277 (2.43/set) • Ranked fourth in the ACC in blocks and eighth in hitting percentage (.330) • Recorded a season-high 17 kills vs. Iowa State (11/30).

Prep: The #72 recruit in the nation • Received UnderArmour All-America Honorable Mention • Named to Academic All-America Third Team • Also played basketball for two years while at Seaholm High School • Named Legacy team captain four years • Recorded 525 kills, 59 blocks, 78 aces, 383 digs, 29 assists with a 6.0 kpg average over her senior year • Named Michigan Miss Volleyball and Michigan Gatorade Player of the Year finalist • National Honor Society member for two years • Received Phi Beta Kappa and President’s Education Awards • Named to Principal’s List all four years. 

Personal: Enrolled in the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and is a spanish for professions minor • Born April 11, 1994, in Royal Oak, Mich. • Named to the ACC Honor Roll for the 2013-2014 academic year • Paige Elizabeth Neuenfeldt is the daughter of Janie and Joe Neuenfeldt.

Career Highs:
Kills: 17 vs. Iowa State (11/30/12)
Attack Percentage: .591 (14-1-22) vs. Wake Forest (10/28/12)
Blocks: 12 vs. Santa Clara (8/31/12)

Career Statistics:

Year GP K K/G E TA PCT   A SA D BS BA
2012 114 277 2.43 86 578 .330 2 7 40 22 113
2013 111 236   2.13   59   455   .389 6    18   49    18   101  
2014 107 217 2.03 58 431 .369 11 13 40 18 136
Total   332  730 2.20 203   1464   .360 19 38 129 58    350
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Birmingham, Mich.
High School: Seaholm
Club: Legacy Volleyball Club
UNC North Carolina Volleyball


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