Marquette is the reigning BIG EAST volleyball champion
Koberstein is first at MU to make AVCA All-America Third Team
Bailey earns sixth BIG EAST Freshman of the Week award
MU receiving votes in Monday's AVCA Poll, 14th in RPI
Bailey earns fourth BIG EAST Freshman of the Week honor
With help from Julie Jeziorowski, Mary Nilles and Autumn Bailey, senior men's basketball player Jamil Wilson looks to get his volleyball skills sharp again. GoMarquette.com mic'd up Jamil for a recent training session.
Post-match comments from coach Bond Shymansky and freshman Autumn Bailey following MU's 3-1 win over TCU in the Marquette Challenge on Sept. 7, 2013.
The season draws closer for Marquette volleyball, and the team is ready for some new competition as preseason camp wraps up. Plus, Ellie Rauch and Autumn Bailey answer coach Bond Shymansky's tough questions.
Honors and Awards
BIG EAST All-Academic (2013)
2014 (So.):BIG EAST Conference Preseason Player of the Year ... All-BIG EAST Preseason Team ... Posted 13 kills and hit .385 with a career-best five blocks in sweep of VCU (Aug. 30) in the Rams Volleyball Classic ... Hit .394 with 15 kills in sweep at (RV) American (Sept. 5) ... Team-high 17 kills in five-set loss vs. No. 8 Florida State (Sept. 6) in Washington, D.C. ... BIG EAST Honor Roll selection on Sept. 8 for her play against American and FSU ... Tallied 15 kills and 13 digs in victory at No. 7 Florida (Sept. 19) ... Registered a season-high 19 kills and tied a career-high six service aces in victory over UCF (Sept. 20) ... Hit .591 with 14 kills in sweep against Jacksonville (Sept. 21).
2013 (Fr.): AVCA All-America Honorable Mention ... AVCA All-East Coast Region ... AVCA East Coast Region Freshman of the Year ... All-BIG EAST First Team selection ... BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Year ...Named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week after standout performances against BGSU (Aug. 30) and Brigham Young (Aug. 31)... In collegiate debut, collected 19 kills and 16 digs in a win at BGSU (Aug. 30)... Recorded 26 kills and 14 digs in a loss to Brigham Young (Aug. 31), the most kills recorded in a match since 2007 for MU... Posted 20 kills and 16 digs while hitting .378 (20-3-45) from the field against TCU (Sept. 7)... Named BIG EAST Freshmen of the Week for her play at Green Bay (Sept. 17), and against Flordia (Sept. 20) and Milwaukee (Sept. 22)... Picked up 11 kills while hitting .611 (11-0-18) for the match against Green Bay (Sept. 17)... Notched a season-high 29 kills and hit .500 in a win at DePaul (Sept. 28) ... Contributed 18 kills in a three-set win against Georgetown (Oct. 27) ... Recorded 22 kills in a 3-1 victory at Butler (Nov. 1) ... Notched 20 kills and 13 digs in a five-set victory at Seton Hall (Nov. 15) ... Tallied 18 kills in a three-set victory at St. John's (Nov. 17) ... Recorded 26 kills for the second time this season, hit .408 and added eight digs in a four-set victory over Xavier (Nov. 22)... Notched her 17th double-double of the season with 17 kills and 13 digs in a victory over Butler (Nov. 23) ... Posted 17 kills and a season-high 19 digs as Marquette beat Creighton 3-1 in the BIG EAST Championship title match (Nov. 30).
Prior to Marquette: Bailey earned four letters in volleyball at Assumption Catholic Secondary School ... Is the first Marquette women's volleyball player to hail from Canada since Jenn Brown and AVCA All-American Kim Todd graduated following the 2007 campaign ... Named team captain as a junior and senior ... Helped Assumption to its first Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations tournament title as a junior in 2012 ... Assumption finished third in the OFSAA tournament when Bailey was a sophomore in 2011 ... Bailey was selected to the Canadian Junior National Team in 2012 and captured a Canadian National Championship with her U-16 club team, Defensa, in 2011 as she earned national most valuable player honors ... Also helped Defensa claim a U-18 national championship along with MVP honors in 2013 ... Defensa earned national U-17 silver in 2012.
Personal: Bailey was born in Burlington, Ontario and is the second oldest of four children to Scott and Wendy Bailey ... Has an older sister Kayde and two younger sisters, Paula and Magee ... Plans to major in education.