Women's Volleyball

Mary Nilles
1

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Batavia, Ill.

High School:
Batavia

Height:
5-11

Position:
S

Mary Nilles

10/30/2012

Golden Eagles Sweep Milwaukee 25-15, 25-11, 25-22

MU picked up its 13th sweep of the season

09/15/2012

Marquette Takes Down Milwaukee, 3-1

MU improves to 9-3 on the year

08/08/2012

Practices Open Fall Volleyball Camp Wednesday

Volleyball practice opens 2012 fall camp

06/13/2012

Volleyball Recruiting Class Earns First National Ranking

Class ranked 30th by PrepVolleyball.com

02/12/2013

MU Volleyball 2012 Highlights

2012 Marquette women's volleyball season highlights

Honors and Awards

BIG EAST All-Academic (2012, 2013)


2014:Finished the season with 506 assists after averaging 5.16 assists per set ... Combined with Gabby Benda for 88 percent of MU's total assists ... Recorded 20 assists and 12 digs in five-set victory at No. 7 Florida (Sept. 19)...Notched a career high two kills and completed 27 assists in a three-set sweep of Georgetown (Oct.3)...Recorded five assists in a victory over Creighton (Oct. 4). Registered her third double-double of the season with 31 assists and 12 digs in sweep at DePaul(Oct. 11) ... During sweep of Xavier (Nov. 1) notched 18 assists and 14 digs ... In her fifth double-double this season recorded 18 assists and 13 digs.

2013
: Did not play.

2012: Played in five matches as a freshman and recorded 12 assists ... Saw time in MU's regular-season finale vs. NIU (Nov. 24), tallying a pair of assists and a dig...Made an appearance in the sweep vs. Milwaukee (Oct. 30), tallying three assist and a dig ...Saw first action of the season in MU's four-set victory over Milwaukee (Sept. 15) and tallied one dig.

High School: Nilleswon 98 matches at Batavia High School as a four-year letter winner and team co-captain in 2010 and 2011 ... The 5-foot-11 setter was ranked among the nation's top-250 players by PrepVolleyball.com... She was a three-time all-conference performer for the Bulldogs under head coach Lori Trippi-Payne, with whom she captured a regional and conference championship as a junior in 2010 ...Nilles earned first team all-area honors and all-state recognition following both her junior and senior seasons at Batavia and played club volleyball for Sports Performance ... She leaves Batavia No. 2 on the school's all-time blocks list with 192, and fourth all-time in both assists and service aces.

Personal: Nilles was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as the youngest of three children to John and Patricia Nilles ... Has two older sisters, Jackie and Karen ... Majors in exercise physiology with a minor in psychology.


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