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  Abby Gilleland

Abby  Gilleland

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bull Valley, Ill.

High School:
Marian Central Catholic

Height:
5-10

Position:
S

07/01/2014

Gilleland To Compete In 2014 European Global Challenge

The All-America setter will suit up with the BIP Adidas Midwest U-22 Team during the annual world volleyball event this July

04/09/2014

Ohio Athletics Hosts Third Annual Catspys Awards

Close to 400 student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff members attended the gala April 7 in Memorial Auditorium.

04/02/2014

2014 Ohio Volleyball: Spring Practice Update #1

Setter Abby Gilleland and outside hitter Chelsea Bilger recap the first portion of Ohio's spring season.

02/20/2014

Three Bobcats to Take Part in USA Volleyball Tryouts

Abby Gilleland, Kelly Lamberti and Meredith Ashy will look to earn a spot on the national team

09/04/2013

Ohio Bobcats Weekly Rewind: Aug. 26 - Sept. 1

Ohiobobcats.com takes a look back at the last week of Ohio Athletics

Career: Has appeared in 93 matches and 333 sets ... Ranks second in program history with 10.29 assists per set and third with 3,426 assists ...Has recorded double-digit assists 92 times -- including 40 or more assists 39 times and 50 or more assists nine times ... Has also tallied 403 kills (1.21 per set), 180 total blocks (16 solo, 164 assisted; 0.54 per set) and 75 service aces (0.23 per set) ... Has achieved double-digit digs 28 times and double-digit kills three times ... Has logged 25 double-doubles and three triple-doubles ... Two-time American Volleyball Coaches Association Honorable Mention All-America pick ... Two-time AVCA All-Region selection ... Two-time MAC Player of the Year ... Two-time MAC Setter of the Year.

2014: Member of MAC regular season championship team ... Played in all 29 matches and appeared in 108 sets ... Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America, AVCA All-Mideast Region, MAC Player of the Year, MAC Setter of the Year and First Team All-MAC ... Garnered Academic All-MAC, MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete, MAC Honor Roll and fall and spring Dean's List distinction ... Compiled 10.67 assists per set, which ranks eighth in program history and ranked second in the MAC ... Led the team with 1,145 assists, which ranks 10th in program history ... Totaled double-digit assists 29 times -- including 40 or more assists 14 times and at least 50 assists three times ... Ranked third on the team with 28 service aces (0.26 per set; ranked 10th in the MAC) and 265 digs (2.45 per set) ... Accumulated double-digit digs 12 times and nine double-doubles Ranked fifth on the team with 157 kills (1.45 per set) and 59 total blocks (nine solo, 50 assisted; 0.82 per set) ... Recorded double-digit kills three times and three triple doubles ... In conference play, saw action in all 16 matches and appeared in 57 sets ... Led the team with 621 assists (10.8 per set), ranked third on the squad with 17 service aces (0.30 per set), 139 digs (2.44 per set) and 36 total blocks (four solo, 32 assisted; 0.63 per set) and tied for fourth with 94 kills (1.65 per set) ... Recorded her first double-double of the season with a team-high 38 assists to go along with 13 digs, four kills and two total blocks (one solo, two assisted) against No. 25 Arizona State (Aug. 31) in the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational ... Tallied her second-straight double-double with a team-high 29 assists in addition to 10 digs, nine kills and two assisted blocks against Texas A&M (Sept. 5) in the Baymont Inn & Suites Invitational ... Logged a season-high four service aces and a match-high 33 assists to go along with four kills, two assisted blocks and three digs in a 3-0 sweep of VCU (Sept. 6) in the Baymont Inn & Suites Invitational ... Notched her third double-double in four matches with a match-high 45 assists in addition to a season-high 16 digs to go along with seven kills, two total blocks (one solo, one assisted) and a service ace in a 3-1 triumph over Virginia Tech (Sept. 6) in the Baymont Inn & Suites Invitational ... Logged her fourth double-double in six matches thanks to a match-high 41 assists in addition to 14 digs, four kills, two service aces and an assisted block in a 3-1 victory over Ohio State (Sept. 13) in the Millennium Hotel Invitational ... Piled up a match-high 45 assists to go along with three kills, two total blocks (one solo, two assisted) and nine digs in a 3-1 win over Syracuse (Sept. 13) in the Millennium Hotel Invitational ... Posted a team-high 54 assists plus four kills, two service aces, an assisted block and nine digs at Northwestern (Sept. 18) in the Wildcat Challenge ... Logged her fifth double-double of the year thanks to a match-high 37 assists in addition to 10 digs, three kills and one solo block in a 3-0 sweep of Green Bay (Sept. 19) ... Achieved her first career triple-double with a team-high 40 assists to go along with 15 digs, a career-high 11 kills and an assisted block in a 3-1 win over Kent State (Sept. 25) ... Recorded a match-high 40 assists in addition to eight kills, three assisted blocks, two service aces and three digs in a 3-1 triumph at Central Michigan (Sept. 27) ... Named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week ... Achieved her second triple-double with a match-high 44 assists to go along with 15 digs, 11 kills, four assisted blocks and two service aces in a 3-2 victory over Miami (Oct. 10) ... Tallied a season-high five assisted blocks and a match-high 38 assists in addition to eight kills, a service ace and eight digs in a 3-1 win at Ball State (Oct. 17) ... Led the match with 52 assists and chipped in four kills and two service aces in a 3-1 win over Western Michigan (Oct. 24) ... Tallied her sixth double-double of the season with a match-high 49 assists to go along with 11 digs, seven kills and three assisted blocks in a 3-1 win at Kent State (Oct. 30) ... Notched her seventh double-double of the season and second straight with a match-high 48 assists to go along with 14 digs, eight kills, three total blocks (one solo, two assisted) and two service aces in a 3-1 triumph over Eastern Michigan (Nov. 1) ... Posted her eighth double-double of the year and third straight with a match-high 43 assists in addition to 13 digs, eight kills and a solo block in a 3-1 win at Akron (Nov. 7) ... Totaled her ninth double-double of the season and fourth in five matches with a match-high 40 assists coupled with 12 digs, a kill and three assisted blocks in a 3-0 sweep of Bowling Green (Nov. 14) ... Achieved her third triple-double with a career-high 61 assists to go along with 13 digs, 11 kills and a service ace against Western Michigan (Nov. 23) in the 2014 MAC Championship semifinal ... Closed the year with a team-high 47 assists in addition to two kills, four assisted blocks and seven digs.

2013: Member of MAC regular season and tournament championship team ... Played in all 33 matches and appeared in 122 sets ... Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America, AVCA All-Mideast Region, MAC Player of the Year, MAC Setter of the Year and First Team All-MAC ... Garnered Academic All-MAC honors ... Tallied a career-high 1,307 assists, which ranks eighth in program history, and recorded 10.71 assists per set, which ranks seventh in program history and ranked fourth in the MAC ... Totaled double-digit assists 33 times -- including 40 or more assists 15 times and at least 50 assists five times ... Ranked second on the team with a career-high 33 service aces (0.27 per set; ranked ninth in the MAC), third with a career-high 293 digs (2.40 per set) and fifth with a career-high 68 total blocks (six solo, 62 assisted; 0.56 per set) ... Achieved double-digit digs 11 times and tallied 11 double-doubles ... Also compiled a career-high 159 kills (1.30 per set) ... In conference play, saw action in all 16 matches and appeared in 62 sets ... Led the team with 680 assists (10.7 per set) and ranked second with 15 service aces (0.24 per set), fourth with 166 digs (2.63 per set) and fifth with 43 total blocks (five solo, 38 assisted; 0.68 per set) ... Also tallied 89 kills (1.41 per set) ... Named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week and MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Oregon Classic ... Recorded a match-high 43 assists to go along with nine kills, six total blocks (one solo, five assisted) and six digs against No. 24 North Carolina (Sept. 6) in the Baymont Inn & Suites Invitational ... Notched a career-high five service aces to go along with a match-high 37 assists as well as three kills and eight digs in a 3-0 sweep of Dayton (Sept. 7) in the Baymont Inn & Suites Invitational Totaled a team-high 46 assists as well as five kills, a service ace, two assisted blocks and six digs in a 3-2 win over Virginia (Sept. 14) in the WKU Invitational ... Racked up a match-high 40 assists and totaled four kills, four assisted blocks, a service ace and eight digs in a 3-1 win over Marshall (Sept. 20) in the Michigan Invitational ... Achieved her first double-double of the season at Michigan (Sept. 21) in the Michigan Invitational, totaling a team-high 47 assists and 18 digs to go along with three kills, three assisted blocks and a service ace ... Tallied her second-straight double-double with a match-high 36 assists to go along with 17 digs as well as five kills, six total blocks (three solo, three assisted) and two service aces in a 3-1 win at Buffalo (Sept. 27) ... Notched a match-high 44 assists as well as two kills, two assisted blocks, a service ace and nine digs in a 3-1 victory over Miami (Oct. 4) ... Led the match with 44 assists and contributed eight kills, three assisted blocks and six digs at Kent State (Oct. 10) ... Tallied her third double-double with a match-high 43 assists to go along with 17 digs, seven kills, five assisted blocks and three service aces in a 3-1 win at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 12) ... Made it two-straight double-doubles with a match-high 50 assists  to go along with 12 digs, seven kills, an assisted block and a service ace in a 3-1 triumph over Toledo (Oct. 18) ... Registered her third straight double-double and fifth of the season with a match-high 42 assists in addition to 13 digs, seven kills, a career-high eight total blocks (two solo, eight assisted) and a service ace at Ball State (Oct. 19) ... Posted her fourth double-double in five matches and sixth of the season with a match-high 56 assists and a career-high 22 digs to go along with a season-high nine kills as well as three assisted blocks and a service ace in a 3-2 victory at Western Michigan (Oct. 26) ... Named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week ... Tallied her seventh double-double of the season and fifth in seventh matches thanks to a match-high 53 assists as well as 13 digs, five kills and an assisted block in a 3-1 win over Buffalo (Nov. 2) ... Achieved her eighth double-double of the season, second straight and sixth in eight matches with a match-high 51 assists in additon to 10 digs, four kills, two assisted blocks and two service aces in a 3-2 triumph at Bowling Green (Nov. 8) ... Notched her ninth double-double of the season, third straight and seventh in nine matches courtesy of a season-high 60 assists in addition to 16 digs, five kills, three assisted blocks and a service ace in a 3-2 triumph at Miami (Nov. 9) ... Posted her 10th double-double of the season with a match-high 41 assists to go along with 11 digs, four kills an assisted block and a service ace in a 3-0 sweep of Eastern Michigan (Nov. 24) in the 2013 MAC Championship title match ... Racked up her 11th double-double of the year against VCU (Nov. 30), posting a team-high 41 assists to go along with 11 digs, five kills, an assisted block and a service ace ... Finished with a match-high 35 assists and added three kills and eight digs in the 2013 NCAA Championship First Round matchup with No. 20 Michigan State (Dec. 7).

2012: Member of MAC regular season championship team ... Played in all 31 matches and appeared in 103 sets ... Named to MAC All-Freshman Team ... Led the team and ranked ninth in the MAC with 9.42 assists per set ... Led the team with 970 assists ... Totaled double-digit assists 30 times -- including 10 matches with 40 or more assists and one match with at least 50 assists ... Also tallied 87 kills (0.84 per set), 53 total blocks (one solo, 52 assisted; 0.51 per set), 14 service aces (0.14 per set) and 226 digs (2.19 per set) ... Achieved double-digit digs on five occasions and tallied five double-doubles ... In conference play, saw action in all 16 matches and appeared in 50 sets ... Led the squad with 497 assists (9.94 per set) and also posted 41 kills (0.82 per set), 23 assisted blocks (0.46 per set), 11 service aces (0.22 per set) and 122 digs (2.44 per set) ... Tallied a team-high 40 assists to go along with six kills, nine digs and four assisted blocks against No. 7 Illinois (Aug. 25) in the Flyer Classic ... Notched a team-high 46 assists in addition to nine digs and three assisted blocks at Dayton (Aug. 26) in the Flyer Classic ... Posted her first career double-double against No. 10 Kentucky (Aug. 31) in the Baymont Inn & Suites Invitational, racking up a team-high 36 assists to go along with 12 digs, three kills and two assisted blocks ... Collected a season-high seven kills to go along with a match-high 34 assists as well as a service ace, an assisted block and seven digs in a 3-0 sweep of Montana State (Sept. 8) in the Bobcat Volleyball Invitational ... Recorded her second double-double in a 3-0 sweep at Miami (Sept. 22), collecting a match-high 29 assists as well as a season-high 19 digs to lead the match and go along with three kills and an assisted block ... Piled up a match-high 42 assists in addition to three kills, two assisted blocks and seven digs in a 3-0 sweep of Eastern Michigan (Sept. 29) ... Notched a match-high 42 assists as well as four kills, a service ace and nine digs in a 3-0 sweep of Western Michigan (Oct. 20) ... Recorded her third double-double in a 3-1 triumph over Miami (Oct. 26), leading the match with 42 assists and adding 19 digs to go along with three kills, a service ace and two assisted blocks ... Led the match with 40 assists, posted a season-high two service aces and added a kill, two assisted blocks and five digs in a 3-0 sweep of Bowling Green (Oct. 27) ... Achieved her fourth double-double with a team-high 33 assists to go along with 10 digs, six kills and three assisted blocks at Central Michigan (Nov. 3) ... Totaled a match-high 46 assists in addition to a service ace, three assisted blocks and nine digs in a 3-0 sweep at Buffalo (Nov. 9) ... Tallied a match-high 41 assists and chipped in a kill, two assisted blocks and seven digs in a 3-1 victory at Akron (Nov. 10) ... Accumulated a season-high 53 assists and added 14 digs for her fifth double-double in addition to two kills and two assisted blocks against Northern Illinois (Nov. 17) in the 2012 MAC Championship semifinal ... Finished with a team-high 46 assists and contributed two assisted blocks and eight digs in a 3-2 win over Notre Dame (Nov. 23).

Prior to Ohio: Was All-Conference and Academic All-Conference her last two seasons at Marian Central Catholic ... Career assists leader for the Hurricanes departed among the top-15 all-time in the state of Illinois ... Was named all-area by the Northwest Herald, Chicago Sun Times and Daily Gazette in 2010 after leading them to a third-place finish in the state tournament ... Was ranked No. 82 on the PrepVolleyball Top 100 list and played her club ball with Sky High ... Was a two-time AAU MVP for the national champions.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills 11 three times (last: Western Michigan, Nov. 23, 2014)
Attacks 26 Western Michigan (Nov. 23, 2014)
Hitting Percentage .435 (11-1-23) at Miami (Oct, 10, 2014)
Assists
61 Western Michigan (Nov. 23, 2014)
Aces 5 Dayton (Sept. 7, 2013)
Digs 22 at Western Michigan (Oct. 26, 2013)
Block Solos 3 at Buffalo (Sept. 27, 2013)
Block Assists
7 Ball State (Oct. 19, 2013)
Total Blocks 8.0 Ball State (Oct. 19, 2013)
Points 15.0

at Miami (Oct. 10, 2014)

YR SP-MP K KS/S E TA PCT. A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S PTS PTS/S
2012 103-31 87 0.84 15 196 .367 970 9.42 14 0.14 30 226 2.19 1 1 52 53 0.51 128.0 1.24
2013 122-33 159 1.30 26 403 .330 1307 10.71 33 0.27 36 293 2.40 0 6 62 68 0.56 229.0 1.88
2014 108-29 157 1.45 28 389 .332 1149 10.64 28 0.26 37 265 2.45 0 9 50 59 0.55 219.0 2.03
TOTALS 333-93 403 1.21 69 988 .338 3426 10.29 75 0.23 103 784 2.35 1 16 164 180 0.54 576.0 1.73