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  Abby Gilleland

Abby Gilleland

Player Profile

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bull Valley, Ill.

High School:
Marian Central Catholic

Height:
5-10

Position:
S

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

04/20/2013

Volleyball Wraps Up Exhibition Play In Minnesota

The Bobcats competed in three matches Saturday in Minneapolis.

Career Honors: AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2013)...AVCA All-Region (2013)...MAC Player of the Year (2013)...MAC Setter of the Year (2013)...First Team All-MAC (2013)...Academic All-MAC (2013)...MAC All-Freshman Team (2012).

2013: AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2013)...AVCA All-Region (2013)...MAC Player of the Year (2013)...First Team All-MAC (2013)...Academic All-MAC (2013)...Oregon Classic MVP...Michigan Invitational All-Tournament Team...Three-time MAC East Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 2, Oct. 28, Nov. 18)...MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 4)... Ranked fourth in the MAC in assists/set (10.69), fifth in hitting percentage (.337) and ninth in service aces/set (0.28)...Commanded the MAC's most efficient offense, which ranked in the top-25 nationally in hitting percentage...Posted 11 double-doubles on the year...10+ digs in 11 matches...Hit a solid .343 against nationally ranked teams...Posted 36 assists (12.0/set) and added eight digs, five kills and hit .357 in Ohio's 3-0 upset win at No. 8 Oregon...Match-high 38 assists (12.7/set), seven kills, .429 hitting percentage in 3-0 win at No. 21 WKU...Posted a double-double with 47 assists, 18 digs in Ohio's 3-2 setback at No. 10 Michigan...Registered 56 assists, nine kills, hit .400 in key 3-2 win at WMU on Oct. 26...Season-high 60 assists (12.0/set), 16 digs, five kills in 3-2 win at Miami (Nov. 9).

2012: Named to MAC All-Freshman Team...Saw action in 103 sets and all 31 matches...Led the Bobcats with 970 assists and ranked ninth in the conference with 9.42 assists/set...At least 30 assists in 18 matches, including the last 10 of the season...Five double-doubles in 2012...Posted 87 kills and hit at a team-best .367 on the year...Tied for third on Ohio with 226 digs (2.19 digs/set) and added 53 total blocks...Recorded six kills, 40 assists and nine digs vs. No. 7 Illinois (Aug. 25)...Hit at .875, recorded a season-best seven kills and added a team-high 34 assists vs. Montana State (Sept. 8)...Tied a season high with 19 digs and added 29 assists in a win at Miami on Sept. 22...Recorded 42 assists in back-to-back victories over Western Michigan (Oct. 20) and Miami (Oct. 26)...Also tied a season-high with 19 digs vs. the RedHawks...Notched a double-double with 33 assists and 10 digs while adding six kills at Central Michigan (Nov. 3)...Recorded a season-best 53 assists and chipped in 14 digs in the MAC Tournament semifinals vs. Northern Illinois (Nov. 17)...Registered a team-best 46 assists and added eight digs in the season finale win vs. Notre Dame (Nov. 23).

Prior to Ohio: Gilleland was All-Conference and Academic All-Conference the last two seasons at Marian Central Catholic. The career assists leader for the Hurricanes now ranks among the top 15 all-time in the state of Illinois. Gilleland 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. Gilleland is ranked No. 82 on the PrepVolleyball Top 100 list and played her club ball with Sky High. She was a two-time AAU MVP for the national champions, the same club team as current Bobcat Kelly Lamberti.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills 9 at Western Michigan (October 26, 2013)
Attacks 23 vs. Ball State (October 19, 2013)
Hitting Percentage .875 vs. Montana State (September 8, 2012)
Assists
60 at Miami (November 9, 2013)
Aces 5 vs. Dayton (September 7, 2013)
Digs 22 at Western Michigan (October 26, 2013)
Block Solos 3 at Buffalo (September 27, 2013)
Block Assists
7 vs. Ball State (October 19, 2013)
Total Blocks 8.0 vs. Ball State (October 19, 2013)
Points 12.5

on three occasions

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
TOTALS 225-64 246 1.09 41 599 .342 2277 10.12 47 0.21 66 519 2.31 1 7 114 121 0.54 357.0 1.59