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  Ellen Herman

Ellen Herman

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toledo, Ohio

High School:
Central Catholic

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH

10/06/2006

Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan 9/30/2006

Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan

2008 Photo Gallery

Career Honors
AVCA honorable mention All-America (2008) ... AVCA All-Mideast Region (2008) ... MAC Player of the Year (2008) ... MAC Tournament MVP (2008) ... Pitt Classic MVP (2008) ... Big Orange Tournament Co-MVP (2008) ... Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic All-Tournament Team (2008) ... USA Adult Volleyball Open Championships MVP (2008) ... AVCA All-Mideast Region honorable mention (2007) ... First-team All-MAC (2006, 2007, 2008) ... Academic All-MAC (2007, 2008) ... Hampton Inn Volleyball Challenge MVP (2007) ... Diet Coke Classic All-Tournament Team (2007) ... MAC Freshman of the Year (2006) ... All-MAC Freshman Team (2006) ... MAC All-Tournament Team (2006).

As a Junior (2008)
Named an honorable mention All-American by the AVCA, becoming the first player in school history to earn the honor before her senior season ... AVCA All-Mideast Region ... MAC Player of the Year ... MAC Tournament MVP ... First-team All-MAC ... Academic All-MAC ... CVU.com National Player of the Week (11-25) ... Four-time MAC East Player of the Week ... Pitt Classic MVP ... Big Orange Tournament Co-MVP ... Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic All-Tournament Team ... Set program's overall and rally-scoring records for attacks in a season (1,363) ... Established single-season rally-scoring records for kills (526) and kills per set (4.57) ... Finished the year ranked sixth in both career kills (1,427) and attacks (3,449); both totals also rank third at Ohio in the rally-scoring era ... Posted 14 double-doubles, and 11 20-kill matches, on the year ... Erupted for a career-high 32 kills on a personal-best 80 attempts - both of which rank third on Ohio's single-match charts - against Yale in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... Also added 13 digs versus the Bulldogs to mark her 14th double-double of the campaign ... Registered 13 kills and 10 digs in the home sweep of Dayton ... Named MAC Tournament MVP after averaging a tournament-best 5.00 kills per set and recording a pair of double-doubles in Toledo ... Led all players with 20 kills and 17 digs in the win over Western Michigan in the final of the MAC Tournament ... Recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 22 kills and 20 digs - both match highs - in the win over Miami in the semifinals ... Led all players with 20 kills in the win at Central Michigan ... Posted a match-high 19 kills and added 14 digs in the home win over Bowling Green, locking up her fifth-straight double-double ... Led the Bobcats to a crucial five-set victory over Miami with a then-career-high 28 kills and 10 digs ... Finished with 16 kills and 12 digs in the sweep at Akron ... Notched 18 kills and 17 digs in the win at Buffalo ... Collected 20 kills and a career-high 23 digs against Western Michigan ... Also matched her career high with three solo blocks versus the Broncos ... Fired a match-best 19 kills on a season-high .621 hitting in the home sweep of Northern Illinois ... Came up with a match-high 19 kills on .417 hitting in the road sweep of Ball State ... Put on a show for her hometown fans in the victory at Toledo, finishing with 27 kills, 10 digs and three blocks ... Had 23 kills on .419 hitting and 10 digs in the home victory over Buffalo ... Led the way with 24 kills, 11 digs and a career-high six total blocks against Tulane ... Became the 10th player in school history to break the 1,000-kill barrier with nine versus Northeastern ... Had a team-high 11 kills against No. 1 Penn State ... Ripped a match-high 13 kills versus No. 12 Hawaii.

As a Sophomore (2007)
Named MVP of USA Adult Open Volleyball Championships in May of 2008 while playing with U.S. Women's National A2 Team ... AVCA All-Mideast Region honorable mention ... First-team All-MAC ... Academic All-MAC ... Named MAC East Division Player of the Week in consecutive weeks (Aug. 27, Sept. 3) ... Also chosen as MAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week in back-to-back weeks (Sept. 6, Sept. 13) ... Named MVP of the Hampton Inn Volleyball Challenge ... Selected to the Diet Coke Classic All-Tournament Team after leading the Bobcats to wins over No. 9 Minnesota and No. 12 San Diego ... Ranked second on the team with an average of 4.07 kills per game ... Posted four double-doubles over the course of the campaign ... Recorded double-digit kill totals in the first 11 matches of the season ... Set a team season high and equaled her personal best with 27 kills against Alabama ... Hit a season-best .520 in the win over Rutgers, connecting for 15 kills on 25 swings with just two errors ... Had a career-high 13 digs to accompany 26 kills in the victory at Notre Dame ... Had 25 kills and 12 digs in the win over No. 9 Minnesota, and followed that performance with 24 kills versus No. 12 San Diego ... Landed a career-high five aces in the season-opening win over James Madison.

As a Freshman (2006)
MAC Freshman of the Year ... First-team All-MAC, the only freshman to earn the distinction ... MAC East Division Player of the Week (Sept. 2) ... MAC All-Tournament Team ... Scored double-digit kills in 31 of 33 matches, including a career-high 27 against Eastern Michigan in the second round of the MAC Tournament ... Finished fourth in the MAC with a .327 hitting percentage, while her 4.27 kills per game in league matches ranked second in the conference ... Totaled 482 kills, an Ohio freshman record and the second-best single-season mark in school history.

Prior to Ohio
Rated the No. 43 recruit in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com ... Named city, league and district player of the year as both a junior and a senior ... The first player in Central Catholic history to earn all-state honors twice ... Holds school career and single-season records for kills and blocks ... Earned four varsity letters in volleyball and three in basketball.

Personal
Born July 30, 1988 ... Daughter of Chris and Marcia Herman, and John and Debbie Siebert ... Has a brother and a sister ... A health service administration major.