15 Ellie Ivancich
15 Ellie Ivancich
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
Position: DS/L
Last School: Naperville North HS
Experience: 4L
Club Team: Sports Performance

Statistics: 2017201620152014

Senior (2017): Saw action in 104 sets over 26 matches ... Led the Bruins in service aces (26) and digs (386) ... Reached double figures in digs on 21 occasions ... Tallied 15 or more digs 11 times ... Rang up two service aces in season opener against Elon (8/25) at the Charlotte Invitational ... Recorded first kill of the season and 26 digs at Charlotte (8/26) ... Tallied a season-best five service aces versus Morehead State (9/22) ... Matched her season-high output of three assists against Tennessee State (9/26) ... Finished with 24 digs at Tennessee Tech (10/6) ... Hit a perfect 1.000 with a kill versus UT Martin (10/13) ... Recorded 29 digs on the road at Murray State (10/20) ... Notched a season-high 31 digs versus Eastern Kentucky (11/16) in the quarterfinals of the OVC Tournament.

Junior (2016): Made appearances in all 28 contests, earning seven starts ... Led the Bruins in digs with a total of 450 ... In the OVC finished second in service aces (45) and seventh in digs ... Wrapped junior campaign ranked in two national categories - 27th in total service aces, 36th in aces per set and 145th in total digs ... Recorded 10 or more digs 22 times ... Tallied three or more assists on six occasions ... Finished with two or more service aces 15 times ... Notched lone kill of the season versus Central Arkansas (8/26) ... Rang up four service aces at Memphis (8/27) ... Registered 21 digs at Oregon (9/10) ... Against Jacksonville State (10/1) totalled 20 digs and three service aces ... Notched a season-high 31 digs at SEMO (10/14) ... Also finished with a season-high four service aces in the same match ... Recorded a season-high four assists against Austin Peay (10/21) ... Also put up 21 digs in the same contest ... Tallied 26 digs at Tennessee Tech (11/5) ... Recorded 20 digs in opening round matchup of the OVC Tournament vs. EKU (11/17).

Sophomore (2015): Appeared in all 31 matches and started in 20 ... Emded the season with 303 digs (2.57 p/s), 37 aces (0.31 p/s) which is ninth in the conference, and 34 assists (0.29 p/s) ... Tied a career-high aces (4) vs. Eastern Illinois (10/3) ... Earned OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction.

Freshman (2014): Appeared in 33 matches on the season including two starts ... Made her collegiate debut against Kennesaw State (8/29) ... Ended the season with 349 digs (3.01/set), 25 service aces (0.22/set) and 54 assists (0.47/set) ... Posted a career-high digs (25) vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/26) ... Posted a career-high aces (4) at Tennessee Tech (10/10) ... Named to OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prior to Belmont: Was a varsity captain her senior year as a member of her Naperville North high school team ... Named Most Valuable Player in 2013 ... Named to the Plainfield North All-Tournament team in 2013 ... Was a Member of the Sports Performance 18 Elite club team that captured the 2013 18-Open National Championship ... Garnered all-conference awards in 2013 as her Naperville North team won three-straight conference titles (2011-13) ... Tabbed a Sun Time, Chicagoland top 50 athlete her senior season ... Earned Academic All-Conference team honors all four years.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Jill Ivancich ... Has two siblings ... Mother, Jill, is a Belmont graduate ('90) ... Lists Alexei Ramirez as her favorite athlete ... Fan of Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, and musical band 'The Script' ... Has 12 former teammates playing collegiately ... Enjoys watching Netflix and listening to music in her free time.