7 Vanessa Garley
7 Vanessa Garley
Height: 5'10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rio Rancho, NM
High School: Rio Rancho HS
Previous College: New Mexico Highlands University
Position: MH/OH
Major: Business Marketing

Season: 3rd

2011: Played in all 33 matches and made 32 starts...led the team and ranked 7th in the East Coast Conference with 332 kills (3.05 k/s)...also led the team and ranked 8th in hitting percentage (.255)...had a team-high 66 blocks (20 solo), 197 digs, 26 service aces and 22 assists...had 17 double-figure kill matches including a career-high 19 vs. Mercy (11/5)...had four double-figure dig matches including a career-high 21 digs vs. Franklin Pierce (9/17)...had three double-doubles: 13 kills, 10 digs vs. Goldey-Beacom (9/3); 14 kills, 21 digs vs. Franklin Pierce (9/17); 13 kills, 13 digs at Bridgeport (10/30).

2010: Appeared in 24 matches and made 18 starts...led the team with a .404 hitting percentage...was 2nd on the team with 183 kills (2.41 k/s), 43 service aces and 28 blocks (13 solo)...4th on the team with 115 digs...had five double-figure kill matches, including a season-high 16 vs. Washington Adventist (9/14)...also had a career-high 16 assists vs. WAU for a double-double...had three double-figure dig matches, including a season-high 20 at the College of Notre Dame (10/22)

High School: Garley is a 2009 graduate of Rio Rancho High School where she was a volleyball state champion in 2008 and state runner-up in 2009...Participated in volleyball, basketball and track.

Personal: Daughter of Bernice Mendoza...Has one brother, Victor, and two sisters, Veronica and Virginia...Is married to Gabe...Business and Marketing major...Career goal is to work for a Fortune 500 company and eventually own her own business...Hobbies are reading, shopping and traveling...she enjoys watching: basketball, track, football and mixed martial arts...her favorite athletes are Misty May and Kerri Walsh...favorite food is Italian...chose UDC for the location and opportunities in the nation's capital...chose number seven because she considers the number to be lucky.

Career Stats
  Hitting Percentage Kills Assists Service Aces Digs Blocks
Name Class Year M G K E TA Pct K PG Assists PG Aces PG Digs PG Solos Assists Total PG
Garley, Vanessa So. 2010-11 23 72 177 39 338 0.408 177 2.46 24 0.33 42 0.58 111 1.54 12 15 27 0.38
Garley, Vanessa Jr. 2011-12 33 109 332 108 871 0.257 332 3.05 22 0.20 26 0.24 197 1.81 20 47 67 0.61
Career Totals - - 56 181 509 147 1209 0.299 509 2.81 46 0.25 68 0.38 308 1.70 32 62 94 0.52

 

Yearly National Rankings
Year Category Rank Actual National Leader Actual
2010-11 Hitting Percentage 8 0.408 Samantha Middleborn , CSSB 0.48
2010-11 Aces Per Set 13 0.58 Patrycja Klekotka , Dowling 0.96