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#13 ZoŽ Nightingale
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: St. Francis HS
Experience: 2 Letters

SAND 2013
Nightingale partnered with Becca Strehlow (6-14) at #2 doubles during the inaugural UCLA sand volleyball season ... advanced to the AVCA National Championships ... defeated pairs from Loyola Marymount three times, USC #4 (March 17) and Nebraska (March 21).

Was named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention after leading the Bruins with 1.36 blocks per set and a .365 hitting percentage ... was third on the team with 18 block solos and fourth with 1.46 kills per set and 2.26 points per set ... started all 31 matches ... had 15 matches with at least five blocks ... recorded four kills and three blocks in the NCAA Second Round match against Michigan State on Dec. 1 ... had five kills and no errors in eight swings (.625) with three blocks versus LIU Brooklyn (Nov. 30) in the NCAA First Round contest ... set a personal best with 14 blocks against USC on Nov. 23 ... three of the roofs were solo to go along with four kills ... posted five kills and no errors in 11 attempts (.455) with four blocks at Oregon on Nov. 20 ... had five kills and only one error in 10 attempts (.400) against Stanford on Nov. 16 and six kills and one miscue in 10 swings (.500) on Nov. 15 versus California ... had eight blocks to go with seven kills at Utah on Nov. 10 ... recorded her fifth-career, double-figure kills match and second of the year with 10 kills at Colorado, hitting a personal-best .643 with only one error in 14 attempts ... had seven blocks on Nov. 3 at Arizona State ... went for a career high in kills with 11 against Washington on Oct. 28, hitting .421 and adding four blocks ... posted five kills versus Washington State (Oct. 26) ... totaled seven blocks, including three solos, against Colorado on Oct. 19 ... had six kills, six blocks and a .400 hitting percentage at California on Oct. 14 ... notched seven kills and seven blocks at Stanford (Oct. 12) ... recorded seven blocks against Arizona (Oct. 7) and five roofs with four kills versus Arizona State on Oct. 5 ... had nine kills and just one error in 14 swings (.571) with a career-best four digs and an ace at Washington State on Sept. 28 ... posted eight blocks at Washington (Sept. 26) ... also had nine kills and no errors in 18 attempts (.500 hitting percentage) against the Huskies ... had six roofs against Oregon State on Sept. 21 ... registered seven blocks and six kills at Colorado State on Sept. 15 ... had seven blocks at Hawai’i on Sept. 9 ... posted five roofs against San Diego State (Sept. 8) ... recorded six kills and no errors in eight attempts (.750) with her first two career service aces versus Idaho on Sept. 7 ... had eight kills and no hitting errors in 13 attempts (.615) with four blocks on Sept. 1 at UC Santa Barbara and was named to the UCSB Invitational All-Tournament Team ... added three kills and no errors in seven attempts (.429) with five blocks against Northeastern (Aug. 31) ... recorded five kills and six blocks against Notre Dame (Aug. 24) and six kills and four blocks versus Nebraska, hitting over .333 in both contests ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention team.

Played in 30 matches (90 sets), making 25 starts ... averaged 1.41 kills and 0.81 blocks per set ... recognized on the Pac-12 All-Freshman honorable mention team ... named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team after recording eight kills and 11 blocks in the National Championship match against Illinois on Dec. 17 ... added three kills and three blocks in the National Semifinal versus Florida State on Dec. 15 ... posted five kills and three blocks on Dec. 10 in the Regional Final against Texas and four kills and no errors in 10 attempts with three blocks on Dec. 9 in the Regional Semifinal versus Penn State ... had two kills, three digs and a block against San Diego on Dec. 3 ... recorded four kills and three blocks at Oregon on Nov. 11 ... tied a season high with 10 kills and swung at a .600 hitting percentage with only one error in 15 attempts on Nov. 4 against Washington ... equaled a season best with 10 kills on Oct. 28 at California with only two errors in 19 attempts (.421) and three blocks ... had four kills and two blocks on Oct. 29 at Stanford ... posted eight kills and a team-best six blocks on Oct. 21 against Colorado ... had six kills and only one error in 11 attacks (.455) with three blocks on Oct. 22 versus Utah ... notched a season-high 10 kills to go with two blocks on Oct. 14 against Oregon State ... added three kills and three blocks on Oct. 15 versus Oregon ... produced six kills and only one error in 14 attempts (.357) on Oct. 8 at Arizona with two blocks ... was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week on Sept. 26 after recording six kills and a team-high seven blocks against California on Sept. 24 ... had no hitting errors in 11 swings, also posting four block solos ... recorded seven kills and only two errors in 12 swings (.417) at USC on Sept. 9, adding two blocks ... posted eight kills and four blocks against Long Beach State on Sept. 1 ... started both contests on Aug. 27 and had four kills against Cal State Fullerton and Loyola Marymount ... hit .444 with no errors in nine attempts against the Titans and hit .429 with one error in seven swings to go with two blocks versus the Lions.

Nightingale was a four-year letterwinner at St. Francis High School in Sacramento, Calif. ... was named the Sacramento Bee Player of the Year as a senior and was ranked 19th on PrepVolleyball’s Senior Aces list ... earned three Delta River League Most Valuable Player, All-Metro First Team and All-City First Team awards (`08-’10) and a pair of All-CIF First Team honors (`09-’10) ... named Sacramento Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 ... received All-American accolades from PrepVolleyball, AVCA Under Armour, MaxPreps and ESPN Rise ... produced 1,236 kills and 1,146 digs in her four years at St. Francis ... helped the Troubadours to four straight undefeated league titles, a Division II Section championship as a junior and a Division I second-place finish as a senior ... led St. Francis in kills (423), blocks (88) and digs (360) as a senior and was first in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section in blocks with 109 and digs with 428 as a junior (fourth with 415 kills) ... coached by Alynn Wright ... played club with Force Volleyball ... participated in Junior Nationals from 2006-11.

Born Zoë Anne Nightingale on June 8, 1993 in Sacramento, Calif. ... parents are Cheryl and Jeffrey Nightingale ... has one younger sister, Noa ... says the top reasons she competes in volleyball are the highs and lows of the game and cheering with her team after someone gets an amazing block or kill at a crucial point ... favorites include the TV show “Flight of the Concords”, the movie “Bridesmaids”, P.F. Chang’s lettuce wraps and the San Francisco Giants ... chose to attend UCLA because of the great team, great coaches, great degree and great area ... hobbies include going to the beach, yoga, pretending to surf, hiking and roaming around ... favorite classes are anatomy and physiology ... majoring in sociology.

Zoë Nightingale's Career Statistics
2011 90 30 25 127 1.41 53 301 .246 4 0.04 0 0.00 4 19 0.21 12 61 73 0.81 7 0 169.5 1.88
2012 112 31 31 164 1.46 38 345 .365 9 0.08 4 0.04 2 28 0.25 18 134 152 1.36 13 1 253.0 2.26
TOTALS 202 61 56 291 1.44 91 646 .310 13 0.06 4 0.02 6 47 0.23 30 195 225 1.11 20 1 422.5 2.09

Zoë Nightingale's Match Highs
KILLS 11, vs. Washington (10/28/12)
TOTAL ATTACKS 26, vs. Long Beach State (9/1/11)
HITTING PCT (MIN. 10 KILLS) .643 (10-1-14), at Colorado (11/9/12)
SERVICE ACES 2, vs. Idaho (9/7/12)
DIGS 4, at Washington State (9/28/12)
BLOCK SOLOS 4, vs. California (9/24/11)
BLOCK ASSISTS 11, vs. USC (11/23/12)
TOTAL BLOCKS 14 (3-11), vs. USC (11/23/12)
POINTS 14.0, vs. Illinois (12/17/11)
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