Nucci appeared in six matches as a redshirt freshman, playing seven sets ... had 16 assists, averaging 2.29 assists per set ... produced eight assists and her first career kill and dig against Seattle University on Sept. 6 ... played in her first collegiate match at UC Riverside on Sept. 3, notching her first career block ... had four assists and a kill in the NCAA Regional Semifinal against Texas on Dec. 12 ... had three assists and a dig in one set of action against Georgetown (Sept. 19).
Redshirted in 2007.
GILBERT HIGH SCHOOL
Nucci played three years of varsity volleyball at Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Ariz. ... helped the Tigers to a pair of Class 5A State Championships ... named Fiesta Region Player of the Year and first-team All-State by The Arizona Republic as a junior and senior ... also earned first-team Class 5A All-Southeast Valley honors in `05 and `06 ... was honored by PrepVolleyball.com as an All-American, one of the Top 50 Recruits in the Class of 2007, No. 41 on the Senior Aces list and an Andi Collins Award finalist ... also named to the Fab 50 in Volleyball Magazine ... played club with Mizuno Sports Performance ... won AAU National titles in `04 and `05 and earned AAU bronze in `06 ... received AAU All-American plaudits in `04 and was named MVP in `05 ... earned a bronze medal during the 2003, 2005 and 2006 USA Volleyball Junior Olympics, being named to the All-Tournament Team in `04 ... member of the 2005 USA Youth National Training Team.
Born Stephanie Marie Nucci on Jan. 19, 1989 in Mesa, Ariz. ... parents are Robin and John Nucci ... has a younger sister, Jennifer ... biggest athletic accomplishments have been playing at UCLA, winning two state championships and two club national titles ... favorites include the Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino from Starbucks, the television shows "Lost" and "Dexter" and the color pink ... hobbies include going to the beach, shopping and hanging with the UCLA women's volleyball team ... majoring in sociology.
Stephanie Nucci's Career Statistics
Stephanie Nucci's Match Highs
|KILLS||1, vs. Seattle University (9/6/08)
1, at Texas (12/12/08)
|ASSISTS||8, vs. Seattle University (9/6/08)||DIGS||1, vs. Seattle University (9/6/08)
1, vs. Georgetown (9/19/08)
|BLOCK ASSISTS||1, at UC Riverside (9/3/08)||TOTAL BLOCKS||1.0, at UC Riverside (9/3/08)|