1 Mary Catherine Ball
1 Mary Catherine Ball
Height: 5-11
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hendersonville, N.C.
Position: OH/MB
Last School: West Henderson HS
Experience: HS
Club Team: Xcel Volleyball Performance
m 25
k/s 1.66
h % .066
a/s 0.08
b/s 0.40
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.63

Statistics: 2018

Freshman (2018):
Made appearances in 73 sets, playing in 25 matches, earning 16 starts ... Finished tied for third on the team in solo blocks (3) ... Was fourth on the team in total attacks (427) and total blocks (29) ... Posted five or more kills 12 times ... Recorded three or more digs on nine occasions ... Notched a pair of assists at Tennessee (8/25) at the Tennessee Classic ... Hit .308 at WKU (8/28) with five kills ... Also recorded her first solo block of the season against the Hilltoppers ... Knocked down 10 kills versus UMBC (8/31) ... Notched a season-high nine digs versus Grand Canyon (9/14) at the UTA Maverick Invitational ... Recorded a solo block at Jacksonville State (9/29) ... Against crosstown rival Tennessee State (10/23) finished with 12 kills ... Hit .300 on the road at Eastern Illinois (10/27) ... Posted a season-high 13 kills against Tennessee Tech (11/3).

2017: Did not see action.

Prior to Belmont:
 Prepped at West Henderson High under coach Tiffany Lawrance ... Helped her WHHS team to a 105-7 mark during her four-year career ... Led team in kills for three consecutive seasons ... Four-time All-Conference selection ... Four-time All-Area honoree ... Earned Max Preps All American honors as a senior.

Personal: Daughter of Gary and Janet Ball ... Has two siblings ... Greatest sports thrill was winning USA Nationals in Indianapolis in the summer of 2016 ... Lists favorite athlete as her grandmother Mary Ball ... Favorite singers are Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, and Thomas Rhett ... Lists favorite books at The Notebook and The Girl on the Train ... Interested in majoring in  Exercise Science.

Recent Games
Oct 23 Tennessee State W, 3-2
Oct 27 at Eastern Illinois W, 3-1
Nov 2 Jacksonville State W, 3-2
Nov 3 Tennessee Tech L, 3-2
Nov 9 at Eastern Kentucky L, 3-1
Nov 10 at Morehead State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 14
Sets 73 43
Kills 121 86
Kills per set 1.66 2.00
Errors 93 53
Total Attacks 427 271
Hitting Percentage .066 .122
Assists 6 0
Assists per set 0.08 0.00
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 6 1
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 8 5
Digs 46 24
Digs per set 0.63 0.56
Block Solo 3 1
Block Assist 26 13
Block Total 29 14
Blocks per set 0.40 0.33
Block Errors 8 7
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 137.0 93.5
Points per set 1.9 2.2
Matches started 16 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 vs. Chattanooga L, 3-0 - 2 1 2 7 -.143 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Aug 25 at Tennessee L, 3-0 1 3 3 5 26 -.077 2 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Aug 25 vs. No. 22 Michigan State L, 3-1 1 3 1 5 14 -.286 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 26 Iowa L, 3-0 - 1 0 2 5 -.400 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Aug 28 at Western Kentucky L, 3-0 1 3 5 1 13 .308 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Aug 31 vs. UMBC L, 3-2 1 5 10 3 24 .292 2 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 4 0 12.5
Aug 31 Tulsa L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 16 .188 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 7.5
Sep 1 ETSU L, 3-0 1 3 4 5 12 -.083 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 11 at Lipscomb L, 3-0 1 3 3 6 19 -.158 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Sep 14 vs. Grand Canyon L, 3-0 1 3 2 5 17 -.176 1 0 1 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 14 vs. Sam Houston St. L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at UTA L, 3-0 - 1 0 3 3 -1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 18 at Tennessee State L, 3-1 - 3 3 1 9 .222 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.0
Sep 22 SIU Edwardsville L, 3-0 1 2 6 5 22 .045 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 28 at Tennessee Tech L, 3-2 - 1 0 3 6 -.500 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 29 at Jacksonville State L, 3-1 - 3 7 4 21 .143 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 8.5
Oct 5 Morehead State L, 3-0 - 1 1 3 9 -.222 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 6 Eastern Kentucky W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Austin Peay W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Murray State L, 3-1 - 1 1 1 2 .000 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 19 at Southeast Missouri L, 3-0 1 3 8 6 24 .083 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 20 at UT Martin L, 3-0 1 3 3 4 14 -.071 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 3.5
Oct 23 Tennessee State W, 3-2 1 5 12 3 34 .265 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 27 at Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 1 4 9 3 20 .300 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Nov 2 Jacksonville State W, 3-2 1 5 9 2 28 .250 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 2 0 10.0
Nov 3 Tennessee Tech L, 3-2 1 5 13 7 37 .162 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Nov 9 at Eastern Kentucky L, 3-1 - 4 8 4 25 .160 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Nov 10 at Morehead State L, 3-0 1 3 6 7 20 -.050 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 2 0 7.0
  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
Total 25 73 121 1.66 93 427 .066 6 0.08 0 0.00 46 0.63 3 26 29 0.40 137.0 1.9
Conference 14 43 86 2.00 53 271 .122 0 0.00 0 0.00 24 0.56 1 13 14 0.33 93.5 2.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 26 52 2.00 31 165 .127 0 0.00 0 0.00 19 0.73 0 10 10 0.38 57.0 2.2
Away 12 34 55 1.62 47 200 .040 3 0.09 0 0.00 11 0.32 2 12 14 0.41 63.0 1.9
Neutral 4 13 14 1.08 15 62 -.016 3 0.23 0 0.00 16 1.23 1 4 5 0.38 17.0 1.3
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Wins 3 14 30 2.14 8 82 .268 0 0.00 0 0.00 8 0.57 0 3 3 0.21 31.5 2.3
Losses 22 59 91 1.54 85 345 .017 6 0.10 0 0.00 38 0.64 3 23 26 0.44 105.5 1.8
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August 7 20 26 1.30 21 105 .048 4 0.20 0 0.00 13 0.65 2 10 12 0.60 33.0 1.6
September 8 19 25 1.32 32 109 -.064 2 0.11 0 0.00 13 0.68 1 6 7 0.37 29.0 1.5
October 6 17 34 2.00 20 103 .136 0 0.00 0 0.00 10 0.59 0 2 2 0.12 35.0 2.1
November 4 17 36 2.12 20 110 .145 0 0.00 0 0.00 10 0.59 0 8 8 0.47 40.0 2.4
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