1 Mary Catherine Ball
1 - Mary Catherine Ball
Height: 5-11
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hendersonville, N.C.
Position: OH/RS
Last School: West Henderson HS
Experience: 1L
Club Team: Xcel Volleyball Performance
m 31
k/s 2.53
h % .155
a/s 0.14
b/s 0.56
sa/s 0.08
d/s 1.68

Statistics:  2019 | 2018

Sophomore (2019):
Played in all 31 matches, making apperances in 107 sets and earning 11 starts ... Led the team in sets played ... Second on the team in kills (272), kills per set (2.54), total attacks (816), block assists (56), total blocks (60) and points (313.0) ... Recorded nine or more kills on 14 occasions ... Posted two or more assists four times ... Logged seven or more digs 14 times ... Collected three or more block assists on eight occasions ... Opened season with a double-double, including a season-high 12 digs, against North Alabama (8/30) at Bruiser Showcase ... Notched first solo block of the season versus Milwaukee (8/30) ... Tallied a season-high six block assists against Alabama A&M (9/3) ... Knocked down a season-best 19 kills versus DePaul (9/6) at the Bradley CEFCU Tournament ... Also collected a season-high three service aces in the same match ... Logged a double-double with 17 kills and 10 digs at Jacksonville (9/14) at the River City Rumble ... Matched season-best output of two sets at Butler (9/21) at the Bulldog Brawl ... At crosstown rival Tennessee State (10/1), finished with 17 kills and a solo block ... Hit a season-high .412 versus Eastern Illinois (10/5) ... Notched a solo block in back-to-back contests against UT Martin (10/25) and Southeast Missouri State (10/26) ...Posted 15 kills on the road at Tennessee Tech (11/16) ... Also recorded a pair of service aces in the same match.

Freshman (2018):
Made appearances in 73 sets, playing in 25 matches, earning 16 starts ... Finished tied for third on the team in solo blocks (3) ... Was fourth on the team in total attacks (427) and total blocks (29) ... Posted five or more kills 12 times ... Recorded three or more digs on nine occasions ... Notched a pair of assists at Tennessee (8/25) at the Tennessee Classic ... Hit .308 at WKU (8/28) with five kills ... Also recorded her first solo block of the season against the Hilltoppers ... Knocked down 10 kills versus UMBC (8/31) ... Notched a season-high nine digs versus Grand Canyon (9/14) at the UTA Maverick Invitational ... Recorded a solo block at Jacksonville State (9/29) ... Against crosstown rival Tennessee State (10/23) finished with 12 kills ... Hit .300 on the road at Eastern Illinois (10/27) ... Posted a season-high 13 kills against Tennessee Tech (11/3).

2017: Did not see action.

Prior to Belmont:
 Prepped at West Henderson High under coach Tiffany Lawrance ... Helped her WHHS team to a 105-7 mark during her four-year career ... Led team in kills for three consecutive seasons ... Four-time All-Conference selection ... Four-time All-Area honoree ... Earned Max Preps All American honors as a senior.

Personal: Daughter of Gary and Janet Ball ... Has two siblings ... Greatest sports thrill was winning USA Nationals in Indianapolis in the summer of 2016 ... Lists favorite athlete as her grandmother Mary Ball ... Favorite singers are Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, and Thomas Rhett ... Lists favorite books at The Notebook and The Girl on the Train ... Favorite TV shows are The 100 and Criminal Minds ... Majoring in Interior Design.

Recent Games
Nov 1 Eastern Kentucky L, 3-0
Nov 2 Morehead State L, 3-0
Nov 5 Tennessee State L, 3-0
Nov 9 at SIU Edwardsville L, 3-1
Nov 15 at Jacksonville State L, 3-0
Nov 16 at Tennessee Tech L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 31 16
Sets 107 53
Kills 271 139
Kills per set 2.53 2.62
Errors 145 78
Total Attacks 813 436
Hitting Percentage .155 .140
Assists 15 6
Assists per set 0.14 0.11
Service Aces 9 5
Service Errors 16 6
Service Aces per set 0.08 0.09
Reception Errors 34 22
Digs 180 77
Digs per set 1.68 1.45
Block Solo 4 3
Block Assist 56 23
Block Total 60 26
Blocks per set 0.56 0.49
Block Errors 7 4
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 312.0 158.5
Points per set 2.9 3.0
Matches started 25 13
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 North Ala. L, 3-1 1 4 14 8 35 .171 1 0 0 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Aug 30 Milwaukee L, 3-0 1 3 9 2 20 .350 0 0 1 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
Aug 31 Arkansas State L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 19 .158 1 0 0 0 10 0 5 0 5 0 8.5
Sep 3 Alabama A&M W, 3-0 1 3 7 7 24 .000 0 0 1 0 7 0 6 0 6 0 10.0
Sep 6 at Bradley L, 3-0 1 3 5 1 22 .182 0 0 0 1 8 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Sep 6 vs. DePaul L, 3-1 1 4 19 3 41 .390 1 3 1 0 10 0 4 1 4 0 24.0
Sep 7 vs. Oakland L, 3-2 1 5 6 7 24 -.042 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 7.5
Sep 10 Lipscomb L, 3-1 1 4 9 6 29 .103 0 1 1 1 12 0 2 1 2 0 11.0
Sep 13 at North Florida L, 3-0 - 3 5 1 13 .308 2 0 0 2 7 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 13 vs. Charleston So. L, 3-1 - 4 12 3 23 .391 0 0 1 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 14 at Jacksonville L, 3-2 - 5 17 11 47 .128 2 0 2 0 10 0 3 0 3 0 18.5
Sep 17 Western Kentucky L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 17 .059 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 20 Loyola Marymount L, 3-0 1 3 8 1 21 .333 0 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 21 at Butler L, 3-0 1 3 7 5 27 .074 2 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 21 University of the Pacific L, 3-1 1 4 2 4 15 -.133 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 27 at Morehead State L, 3-1 1 4 10 6 29 .138 0 0 0 3 6 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 28 at Eastern Kentucky L, 3-0 1 3 8 5 25 .120 0 0 0 1 5 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 1 at Tennessee State L, 3-2 1 5 17 7 55 .182 0 1 1 4 7 1 4 0 5 0 21.0
Oct 5 Eastern Illinois W, 3-0 - 3 9 2 17 .412 0 1 0 1 9 0 1 1 1 0 10.5
Oct 11 Tennessee Tech L, 3-0 - 3 5 4 21 .048 0 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 12 Jacksonville State L, 3-0 1 3 6 6 20 .000 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 6.5
Oct 18 at Murray State L, 3-0 1 3 6 1 18 .278 2 0 1 3 3 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 19 at Austin Peay L, 3-0 1 3 2 2 8 .000 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 25 UT Martin L, 3-0 - 3 11 4 22 .318 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 0 12.5
Oct 26 Southeast Missouri L, 3-1 1 4 9 5 31 .129 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Nov 1 Eastern Kentucky L, 3-0 1 3 12 8 40 .100 1 0 0 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Nov 2 Morehead State L, 3-0 1 3 8 4 30 .133 0 0 0 2 9 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Nov 5 Tennessee State L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 29 .069 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Nov 9 at SIU Edwardsville L, 3-1 1 3 4 4 18 .000 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Nov 15 at Jacksonville State L, 3-0 1 3 11 8 32 .094 1 0 0 1 3 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Nov 16 at Tennessee Tech L, 3-1 1 4 15 8 41 .171 1 2 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 31 107 271 2.53 145 813 .155 15 0.14 9 0.08 180 1.68 4 56 60 0.56 312.0 2.9
Conference 16 53 139 2.62 78 436 .140 6 0.11 5 0.09 77 1.45 3 23 26 0.49 158.5 3.0
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Home 16 52 127 2.44 73 390 .138 3 0.06 2 0.04 100 1.92 3 24 27 0.52 144.0 2.8
Away 12 42 107 2.55 59 335 .143 11 0.26 4 0.10 64 1.52 1 24 25 0.60 124.0 3.0
Neutral 3 13 37 2.85 13 88 .273 1 0.08 3 0.23 16 1.23 0 8 8 0.62 44.0 3.4
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Wins 2 6 16 2.67 9 41 .171 0 0.00 1 0.17 16 2.67 0 7 7 1.17 20.5 3.4
Losses 29 101 255 2.52 136 772 .154 15 0.15 8 0.08 164 1.62 4 49 53 0.52 291.5 2.9
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August 3 10 29 2.90 13 74 .216 2 0.20 0 0.00 29 2.90 1 6 7 0.70 33.0 3.3
September 14 51 121 2.37 65 357 .157 7 0.14 4 0.08 85 1.67 0 30 30 0.59 140.0 2.7
October 8 27 65 2.41 31 192 .177 3 0.11 2 0.07 36 1.33 3 12 15 0.56 76.0 2.8
November 6 19 56 2.95 36 190 .105 3 0.16 3 0.16 30 1.58 0 8 8 0.42 63.0 3.3