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Nicole Gerig
Nicole Gerig

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Towanda, IL

High School:
Normal Community HS

Last College:
Auburn University

Height:
5-8

Position:
Setter


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As a Junior ('09): Began the year as the primary setter before shifting to a more defensive oriented role late in the year...had 34 assists and 14 digs in season opener against North Florida...had 25 kills and nine digs vs. Jacksonville..had back-to-back 10+ dig matches against South Alabama and Troy...ended the second on the team in digs (142), tied for team lead with 16 service aces....second on team with 140 assists.

As a Sophomore ('08): Shared the setting duties with Casey Larocca...finished the year with 318 assists...also chipped in 111 digs and nine service aces...had 18 matches with at least 10 assists...had a season high 21 digs against Kent State...had nine digs against Louisiana-Lafayette.

As a Freshman ('07 at Auburn): Appeared in 25 matches, with 12 starts for the Tigers...averaged more than seven assists a game...also posted 104 digs on the year.

High School: Helped her Normal Community High School team advance to the state tournament as a sophomore and junior, advancing to the Final Eight, won regionals her senior year... Wendy's High School Heisman Award nominee for Illinois... second team all-state as a senior... won Harold J. Osborne Award for being the varsity athlete with the highest GPA...Big 12 Conference Scholar-Athlete award recipient all four years... all-area, all-conference as a senior... valedictorian of her graduating class, finishing with a 5.277 GPA on a 5.0 scale

Club: Played with the Illini Elite club team that advanced to nationals in 2006 and 2007; placing fifth in 2006... Club team finished third in AAU in 2006... named to the AAU All-America Team and the USAV All-Tournament Team in 2006...advanced to nationals with the Sports Performance 16 Elite team, finishing third... earned U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award, Rotary International Club Good Citizen Award and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission Certificate of Achievement.

Personal: Business major...daughter of Doug and Rebecca Gerig...born on December 13, 1988...oldest of eight children.

YearMGPKETAPCTASTSASEREDIGBSBABEBHE
200829100147-.429303917612601013
2009258410127.3333331612261420725
Total (at FAU)5418411534-.17663625293226808218
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