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Niki Collier
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Niki Collier 1134737
Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
High School: Rock Bridge
Major: Psychology
Experience: Transfer

Career Highs

  • Kills: 1 (09/07/12)
  • Attacks: 1 (vs. many, last vs. Syracuse, 11/22/13)
  • Digs: 22 (vs. Virginia Tech, 11/01/13)
  • Assists: 9 (vs. Virginia Tech, 11/01/13)
  • Aces: 3 (vs. Florida State, 10/05/13)
  • Serves: 22 (twice, last vs. Virginia Tech, 11/01/13)

2013 - As a junior

  • closed the season with 360 digs, the second-most on the team, and had 21 aces in 413 serves, also the second-most. 
  • Collier received a team-high 687 serves, successfully passing 658 of those for a .959 reception percentage. 
  • She had 20 matches with double-figure digs, including a career-best 22 dig-9 assist effort against Virginia Tech.  

Transferred to Clemson from the University of Missouri in Spring 2013

Prior to Clemson (at Mizzou)

  • Played two seasons at Missouri, playing in 36 total matches, including 7 starts in 2012
  • In 2011, had 20 digs on the season, and jumped to 104 in 2012
  • Was a primary serve-receiver successfully converting .956 of her chances

In High School

  • Named to the AVCA/Under Armour High School All-American Watch List
  • Led Rock Bridge High School to its first District Championship in 25 years after playing just one year with the team in 2010 
  • Despite playing just one season at Rock Bridge, she ranks first all-time in kills per set (3.20), second in single season points (248), seventh in career kills (148) and career aces (30
  • She was honored as the top player in the District Tournament in 2010 while guiding the Bruins to the District Championship 
  • Honored as a Scholar Athlete in every season from 2008 through 2010-11. 
  • Was named captain of her Sports Shack team 2 years in a row, and before that at SCVC and Club X.


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