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Nightingale 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 a season-best 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 career 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 personal 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 career-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.
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 ... undecided on a major.
Zoë Nightingale's Career Statistics
Zoë Nightingale's Match Highs
10, vs. Oregon State (10/14/11) 10, at California (10/28/11) 10, vs. Washington (11/4/11)
26, vs. Long Beach State (9/1/11)
HITTING PCT (MIN. 10 KILLS)
.600 (10-1-15), vs. Washington (11/4/11)
3, vs. Stanford (9/23/11) 3, vs. San Diego (12/3/11)