Women's Volleyball

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    Carolyn Hillgren
    Carolyn Hillgren

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

    High School:
    Francis Parker

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Defensive Specialist

    Experience:
    FR

    Career
    Hillgren, who played in 2009 with her sister, Alli, played in 29 career matches, recording one assists (0.03 aps), two aces (0.05 saps), 22 digs (0.58 dps) and two points (0.05 pps)...she played two seasons (2009-10) with the Women of Troy.

    2010
    She played in 10 matches during her sophomore season...recorded one assist, two aces, seven digs and 2.0 points...had a career-high two service aces on August 28 vs. Bucknell along with adding a career-high three digs.

    2009
    She played in 19 matches during her freshman season...recorded 15 digs for a 0.56 digs per set average...played in every set during a four-set loss on Oct. 31 at No. 14 California...had a season-high four digs on Sept. 5 against Northern Arizona...made her collegiate debut on Aug. 28 at Michigan State.


    High School/Club
    She was a four-year letterwinner at Francis Parker High in Rancho Santa Fe under coach Eric Sato...earned All-CIF and All-Coastal South League first team honors in her junior and senior seasons along with San Diego Union-Tribune all-academic team honors...earned All-Coastal League second team honors as a sophomore and named to the San Diego Union-Tribune all-academic team...received the CIF Sportsmanship Award as a sophomore...part of the 2005 Division IV state championship squad...member of her school's honor roll all four years...played five years of club volleyball for the Encinitas Wave...played for the 2009 Junior Olympics silver-medal squad and named to the all-tournament team in the 18 Open division...her 2008 17 Open squad won the bronze medal...played on the 2007 16 Open squad that finished in fifth place.

    Personal
    Carolyn Rice Hillgren was born on April 21, 1991, in Newport Beach...parents are Greg and Nancy...has one sister, Alli, who is a senior teammate...lists Dara Torres as her biggest sports hero...favorite movies are The Notebook, the Rush Hour series and She's The Man...favorite television shows are 24, Desperate Housewives and Gossip Girl...enjoys relaxing at the beach in her spare time...majoring in business administration.

    Career Statistics

    Year MP/SP K KPS TA PCT A APS SA SAPS DIGS DPS BS BA TB BPS PTS PPS
    2009 19-27 0 0.00 1 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 15 0.56 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.00
    2010 10-11 0 0.00 0 .000 1 0.09 2 0.18 7 0.64 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.18
    Totals 29-38 0 0.00 1 .000 1 0.03 2 0.05 22 0.58 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.05

    Match Highs

    KillsNone
    Attacks1 vs. Idaho State (9/11/09)
    Assists)vs. Bucknell (8/28/10)
    Aces2 vs. Bucknell (8/28/10)
    Digs4 vs. Northern Arizona (9/5/09)
    Solo BlocksNone
    Block AssistsNone
    Total BlocksNone
    Points2.0 vs. Bucknell (8/28/10)