4 Kirsten Nickles
4 Kirsten Nickles
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Loudonville, Ohio
High School: Loudonville
Position: OH
Pronunciation: Columbus VB Academy
m 29
k/s 1.27
h % .085
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.20
sa/s 0.22
d/s 2.38

2015: Earned Academic All-OAC … appeared in 29 matches, started 16 … finished second on the team with 233 digs (2.37 digs per set) … accumulated 126 kills (1.27 kills per set) … third on the team with 22 service aces … tallied 13 block assists and seven solo blocks … set a career-high with 22 digs against Ohio Christian on Sept. 16 … tied a career-high with 10 kills in three separate matches, Kenyon (9/4), Anderson (9/13) and Franciscan (10/9).

2014: Earned Academic All-OAC ... appeared in 29 matches ... tallied career highs with 66 kills and a .135 hitting percentage … recorded 7 assists, 64 digs and 16 blocks ... registered a season-best 11 digs against Muskingum on Oct. 7 ...  totaled a season-high 8 kills in a 3-0 win over Earlham (Ind.) on Sept. 12.

2013: Appeared in 23 matches … tallied 39 kills and a .119 hitting percentage … recorded five assists and 10 digs … contributed with six blocks … totaled a season-high eight kills in Capital’s four-set loss against Rose-Hulman (Ind.) on Aug. 31 … registered a season-best two blocks along with four kills in the Crusaders’ three-set victory over Muskingum on Oct. 29.

Personal: Majoring in biology … parents are Doug and Sherry Nickles … First Team All-Mid-Buckeye Conference, second team all-area and second team all-district selection in volleyball at Loudonville High School ... played for coach Kristen Hudson … career ambition is to work in veterinary medicine … hobbies include volleyball and showing horses.

Recent Games
Oct 13 Wilmington W, 3-0
Oct 17 Ohio Northern L, 3-0
Oct 20 at Marietta L, 3-1
Oct 24 at John Carroll L, 3-0
Oct 27 Heidelberg L, 3-0
Oct 31 Baldwin Wallace L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 9
Sets 99 29
Kills 126 43
Kills per set 1.27 1.48
Errors 83 37
Total Attacks 508 165
Hitting Percentage .085 .036
Assists 5 2
Assists per set 0.05 0.07
Service Aces 22 7
Service Errors 36 14
Service Aces per set 0.22 0.24
Reception Errors 44 13
Digs 236 86
Digs per set 2.38 2.97
Block Solo 7 3
Block Assist 13 7
Block Total 20 10
Blocks per set 0.20 0.34
Block Errors 2 0
Ball Handling Errors 3 1
Points 161.5 56.5
Points per set 1.6 1.9
Matches started 16 7
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 vs. Kenyon L, 3-2 - 5 10 5 29 .172 0 0 2 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 4 vs. Berea W, 3-2 - 4 4 1 19 .158 0 1 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Sep 5 vs. Case Western Reserve L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 21 .048 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 5 at Otterbein L, 3-0 - 2 1 2 5 -.200 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 9 Denison L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 13 -.077 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 12 at Rose-Hulman (Ind.) L, 3-1 - 4 1 4 10 -.300 1 2 2 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 12 vs. Franklin (Ind.) L, 3-1 - 4 1 0 8 .125 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 13 vs. Anderson (Ind.) W, 3-2 - 5 10 2 28 .286 0 0 1 5 5 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 13 vs. Centre W, 3-1 - 4 9 0 23 .391 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 9.0
Sep 16 at Ohio Christian University W, 3-1 1 3 4 5 28 -.036 1 0 2 1 22 2 0 0 2 1 6.0
Sep 18 at Wooster L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 18 .111 0 1 1 2 10 1 1 0 2 0 8.5
Sep 18 vs. Muskingum L, 3-2 1 5 1 3 15 -.133 0 2 3 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 19 vs. Albion (Mich.) L, 3-1 1 4 3 3 19 .000 0 4 3 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 19 vs. Bluffton L, 3-2 1 5 8 4 24 .167 1 1 0 3 12 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 22 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 24 .000 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 25 vs. Mt. St. Joseph L, 3-0 - 2 0 1 2 -.500 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 25 vs. Defiance L, 3-1 - 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 26 vs. Hanover (Ind.) L, 3-1 - 4 7 1 23 .261 0 1 2 1 5 1 1 1 2 0 9.5
Sep 26 vs. Transylvania (Ky.) L, 3-1 - 1 0 1 1 -1.000 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 30 at Otterbein L, 3-0 1 3 1 4 11 -.273 1 1 1 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 3 Mount Union L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 19 .000 0 0 1 3 8 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 6 at Muskingum L, 3-0 - 3 3 3 14 .000 0 2 0 0 11 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Oct 9 at Franciscan W, 3-2 1 5 10 2 32 .250 0 2 2 1 17 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 13 Wilmington W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 12 .417 0 1 1 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 17 Ohio Northern L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 17 .000 0 0 0 2 9 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 20 at Marietta L, 3-1 1 4 8 11 30 -.100 0 0 2 4 19 1 2 0 3 0 10.0
Oct 24 at John Carroll L, 3-0 - 3 8 2 22 .273 1 0 3 1 9 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Oct 27 Heidelberg L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 18 .000 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Oct 31 Baldwin Wallace L, 3-1 1 4 5 4 22 .045 0 3 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
  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
2013-14 23 50 39 0.78 22 143 .119 5 0.10 0 0.00 10 0.20 0 6 6 0.12 42.0 0.8
2014-15 29 70 66 0.94 36 223 .135 7 0.10 5 0.07 64 0.91 1 15 16 0.23 79.5 1.1
2015-16 29 99 126 1.27 83 508 .085 5 0.05 22 0.22 236 2.38 7 13 20 0.20 161.5 1.6
2016-17 27 88 157 1.78 103 483 .112 7 0.08 21 0.24 167 1.90 0 19 19 0.22 187.5 2.1
Total 108 307 388 1.26 244 1357 .106 24 0.08 48 0.16 477 1.55 8 53 61 0.20 470.5 1.5
  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 29 99 126 1.27 83 508 .085 5 0.05 22 0.22 236 2.38 7 13 20 0.20 161.5 1.6
Conference 9 29 43 1.48 37 165 .036 2 0.07 7 0.24 86 2.97 3 7 10 0.34 56.5 1.9
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Home 6 19 25 1.32 20 101 .050 0 0.00 4 0.21 40 2.11 0 2 2 0.11 30.0 1.6
Away 10 33 45 1.36 40 194 .026 4 0.12 8 0.24 114 3.45 6 7 13 0.39 62.5 1.9
Neutral 13 47 56 1.19 23 213 .155 1 0.02 10 0.21 82 1.74 1 4 5 0.11 69.0 1.5
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Wins 6 24 42 1.75 10 142 .225 1 0.04 4 0.17 71 2.96 2 2 4 0.17 49.0 2.0
Losses 23 75 84 1.12 73 366 .030 4 0.05 18 0.24 165 2.20 5 11 16 0.21 112.5 1.5
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September 20 68 74 1.09 48 322 .081 4 0.06 14 0.21 145 2.13 4 6 10 0.15 95.0 1.4
October 9 31 52 1.68 35 186 .091 1 0.03 8 0.26 91 2.94 3 7 10 0.32 66.5 2.1