|High School:||St. Francis HS|
Nightingale started all 31 matches she appeared in and was second on the team with 1.01 blocks per set, adding 1.34 kills and 2.05 points per set and 11 aces ... led the Bruins in blocks in 19 matches and had at least five roofs in 10 contests ... recorded three double-figure contests ... had three kills, three digs and two blocks in the Regional Semifinal against #4 Penn State on Dec. 12 ... recorded four kills and no errors in seven attempts (.571) with two aces against #15 Long Beach State on Dec. 6 ... notched 10 kills, a .400 percentage and three blocks versus LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 5) ... had five kills and four blocks against USC on Nov. 28, tying a career high with two aces ... posted a season-best nine blocks at #22 Arizona State (Nov. 26), adding a career-high five digs to go with three kills ... had seven kills, four blocks and an ace at Oregon State on Nov. 22, adding three kills and two blocks at #14 Oregon on Nov. 21 ... tallied five blocks against California (Nov. 16) and four kills, four digs and two blocks versus #1 Stanford (Nov. 13) ... had four blocks at Utah on Nov. 9 ... posted six kills and no errors in nine attempts (.667) at #21 Colorado on Nov. 6 ... had five kills and eight blocks against Washington State on Nov. 2, adding four digs ... had two kills and two digs against #2 Washington (Oct. 31) ... recorded eight kills, six blocks and three digs at California on Oct. 26 ... had three kills at #1 Stanford (Oct. 24) ... had 10 kills and just two errors in 19 attempts (.421) with three blocks against Oregon State (Oct. 17) ... posted seven kills and no errors in 13 swings for a .538 percentage versus #10 Oregon on Oct. 15 ... had five kills and five blocks against Colorado (Oct. 12) ... tied a career high with 11 kills versus Utah on Oct. 10, hitting .348 and adding six blocks ... had seven kills and no errors in 11 attempts (.636) with six blocks at Washington State on Oct. 5 ... posted five kills and no miscues in eight swings (.625) with four blocks at #4 Washington on Oct. 3 ... recorded six kills, six blocks and an ace against Utah State on Sept. 13 ... notched five kills and no errors in nine attempts (.556) with eight blocks at #22 Hawai’i on Sept. 12 ... had four kills, two digs and an ace against #1 Penn State on Sept. 6 and four kills, three digs and two blocks versus #9 Illinois on Sept. 5 ... posted three kills, four blocks and two aces versus LIU Brooklyn on Aug. 30 and added two kills and six blocks later that night at Loyola Marymount ... named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
Appeared in all 30 matches and led the team with 1.09 blocks per set to go with 1.12 kills per set ... had nine matches with at least five blocks ... tallied six kills and five blocks at Washington State (Nov. 15) ... had eight blocks and three kills against Oregon on Nov. 10 ... posted five kills and no errors in nine attempts (.556) with four blocks ... recorded seven kills and seven blocks at #22 California on Nov. 3 ... had five kills and four blocks against Washington State on Oct. 26 and seven kills versus #3 Washington on Oct. 25 ... posted six blocks and three kills at #22 Arizona State on Oct. 20 ... had six kills in 12 swings (.500) with three blocks at Arizona on Oct. 18 ... equaled a season high with nine blocks at Oregon State on Oct. 12 ... had five kills and no errors in 13 attempts (.385) with five blocks at #22 Oregon on Oct. 11 ... had a season-best nine blocks at Colorado (Sept. 27), adding five kills ... recorded a season-high nine kills and only one error in 16 attempts for a .500 hitting percentage at #4 USC on Sept. 25 ... notched six blocks and four kills at Long Beach State (Sept. 18) ... had five kills and four blocks at Denver on Sept. 12 ... recorded five kills and no errors in 12 attempts for a .417 hitting percentage to go with six blocks against Santa Clara on Sept. 5 ... had four kills and no errors in six swings (.667) with three blocks at Loyola Marymount on Aug. 31 ... named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
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 ... 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 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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.
ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL
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 Match Highs
|KILLS||11, vs. Washington (10/28/12)
11, vs. Utah (10/10/14)
|TOTAL ATTEMPTS||26, vs. Long Beach State (9/1/11)|
|HITTING PCT. (MIN. 7 KILLS)||.643 (10-1-14), at Colorado (11/9/12)|
|SERVICE ACES||2, Four Times (last vs. Long Beach State, 12/6/14)|
|DIGS||5, at Arizona State (11/26/14)|
|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||14.5, vs. Utah (10/10/14)|