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Olga Strantzali

position

Outside Hitter

Height

6-1

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Pylaia, Thessaloniki, Greece

High School

Hellenic College

2017 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
2017 AVCA East Coast Region Player of the Year
2017 AVCA All-East Coast Region
2017 ACC Player of the Year
2017 ACC Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
2017 All-ACC First Team
2017 All-ACC Academic
VolleyMob National Player of the Week – Oct. 31, 2017
ACC Player of the Week – Oct. 30, 2017
ACC Player of the Week – Aug. 28, 2017
2017 Southern Miss Invitational All-Tournament Team (MVP)
2017 Sunshine State Classic All-Tournament Team

2017 Preseason All-ACC

2017 (Senior): Named Southern Miss Invitational MVP after three match-high performances during opening weekend for a total of 64 kills on .306 hitting against Little Rock (Aug. 25), Southern Miss (Aug. 25) and Nicholls State (Aug. 26) … Also contributed 20 digs (nine at Southern Miss), team-high eight service aces (four at Southern Miss), two assists (both at Southern Miss) and a block in each contest … Starred in the Sunshine State Classic (Sept. 1-2), earning All-Tournament Team recognition after three match-high performances for a total of 57 kills … complemented her 21-kill performance against FAU (Sept. 1) with season-highs in digs (11), assists (two) and her first solo block of the season … recorded 15 kills, eight digs and career-highs with two solo blocks and four assists in ACC-openint 3-1 win against Virginia Tech (Sept. 22) … picked up a double-double with 21 kills and 10 digs, as well as season-high four blocks in the five-set triumph over Virginia (Sept. 24) … Enjoyed a phenomenal start to the weekend, posting season-high 25 kills at Notre Dame (Sept. 29) to go with season-high 17 digs and a block … reached double digits for the 10th time this season two days later, picking up 10 kills and eight digs at Louisville (Oct. 1) … Fell a dig short of a double-double at Florida State (Oct. 4), finishing with 15 kills and nine digs, before adding 16 kills and three digs against Pittsburgh (Oct. 8) four days later … contributed two aces in each match, as well as a total of three blocks … Recorded 18 kills, 16 digs, three service aces, two assists and two blocks in a nail-biting 3-2 win at Duke (Oct. 13) … contributed her second double-double of the weekend and fifth of the season with 12 kills, 11 digs, an assists and two blocks in the sweep triumph at Wake Forest (Oct. 15)… Became all-time program leader for kills in a single match with 33 in impressive win over Louisville (Oct. 20) Recognized for all time program leader for kills in a match with 33 in win against Louisville (Oct.20), adding seven digs, an ace, an assist and a block … Registered her sixth double-double of the season (15 kills, 11 digs) against Notre Dame (Oct. 22), in addition to career-best six assists, three service aces and a block … Recorded match-high 20 kills, 11 digs, two blocks, one assist and one ace in 3-0 win against NC State (Oct. 27) … Tallied match-high 15 kills, 10 digs, two service aces and one assist for eighth double-double of the season against North Carolina (Oct. 29) … Picked up a match-high 21 kills along with seven digs, two blocks, a service ace and an assist in a sweep over rival Florida State (Nov. 1) … Recorded her ninth double-double of the season with 14 digs, 12 kills, two service aces and two blocks at Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) … Recorded back-to-back double-doubles in a with 12 kills, 16 digs, three service aces, three assists and a block in five-set win over Boston College (Nov. 9) and 19 kills, 11 digs, a service ace and a block in Senior Day victory over Syracuse (Nov. 12) … Picked up her 12th double-double of the season with 16 kills and 12 digs in the five-set victory at Virginia (Nov. 17), garnishing the performance with three blocks … Hit .320 to account for 10 kills and added four digs in sweep over Virginia Tech (Nov. 19) … Tallied 22 kills, six digs, four blocks, three service aces and an assist in a win over Georgia Tech (Nov. 22) before recording 17 kills, nine digs, two blocks and a service ace in a win over Clemson (Nov. 24) … Recorded 14 kills, eight digs, three service aces and two blocks in a triumph over Charleston (Nov. 30) in the NCAA Championships and then contributed a double-double with 20 kills, 10 digs, two blocks, a service ace and an assist against Florida (Dec. 1).

2016 AVCA All-America, Honorable Mention
2016 AVCA All-East Coast Region

2016 All-ACC First Team
2016 All-ACC Academic

2016 Preseason All-ACC
2016 Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team
2016 Delaware Invitational All-Tournament Team

2016 (Junior): Finished with 16 kills and a team-best .406 hitting percentage, adding eight digs, two blocks and two assists in the match in win over Florida A&M (Aug. 26) … Recorded eight kills and a .417 attack percentage, with six digs, two aces and a pair of blocks in win over FIU (Aug. 27) … FInished with 17 kills at a .343 hitting percentage and four digs in the match against Coastal Carolina (Aug. 27) … Recorded her first double-double of the season and seventh overall in a five-set win over UTSA, tallying 17 kills, 19 digs, two service aces and two blocks (Sept. 2) … Led the Hurricanes attack against Lipscomb, recording 15 kills and hitting .310 for the match while also adding nine digs, two assists and a service ace (Sept. 2) … Led the Hurricanes attack against No. 3 Texas, recording 12 kills to go with five digs (Sept. 3) … Led the Hurricanes with 19 kills and added a team-high 15 digs to record her second double-double of the year and had two blocks in win against Loyola Chicago (Sept. 9) … Added four digs and a block and was one of two Hurricanes to amass double-digit kills, leading the team with 16 against Kansas State (Sept. 9) … Named to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team and led the Hurricanes with 20 kills, adding a team-high five service aces, nine digs and a block during the game against Mississippi State (Sept. 10) … Led all Hurricanes with 17 kills, adding 14 digs, four block and three assists in match against Deleware (Sept. 16) … Turned in a season-high 21 kills, adding seven digs, an assist and a block in match against Missouri (Sept.17) … Matched her season-high with 21 kills, adding 18 digs, five service aces and two blocks to her fourth double-double of the season in win over Duquesne (Sept. 17) … Recorded nine kills, six digs, two assists, a block and a team-leading three service aces at No. 15 Florida State (Sept. 23) … Led all players with 17 kills, hitting .333 while adding six digs, two blocks and a service ace against Notre Dame (Sept. 25) … Tallied a team-best 17 kills while hitting .306 and adding eight digs and three blocks against Boston College (Sept. 30) … Led the Hurricanes with a career-high 25 kills and recorded her fifth double-double of the year, tallying 10 digs while hitting .277 and tying her season-high with five service aces against Syracuse (Oct. 2) … Led the team with 22 kills and had 10 digs to record her sixth double-double of the season, adding a team-high three service aces and two blocks at NC State (Oct. 7) … Had 16 kills, three digs and a service ace at No. 9 UNC (Oct. 9) … Added a team-high 14 kills, seven digs and a block against PItt (Oct. 14) … Paced Miami with 16 kills and hit .286 for the match, adding nine digs, five blocks and a team-high two service aces in a win over Virginia Tech (Oct. 16) … Led Miami with nine kills, adding four digs and a block against No. 12 Florida State (Oct. 19) … Paced Miami with a team-high 14 kills and nine digs in win at Virginia (Oct. 22) … Finished with 28 kills, adding 17 digs and an assist to record her seventh double-double of the year in a win at Notre Dame (Oct. 28) … Set a new career high with 30 kills to rank tied for second in a single match in UM history, while adding 12 digs, three blocks and three service aces to record her eighth double-double of the season in a win at Louisville (Oct. 30)  … Led the Canes with 24 kills on a .352 attack percentage, adding 10 digs and a block to record her ninth double-double of the season in match against UNC (Nov. 4) … Finished with 17 kills on a .317 attack percentage and adding a team-high seven digs, two service aces and an assist in match against NC State (Nov. 6) … Recorded her 1,000th collegiate kill during match against NC State (Nov. 6) … Led the Canes with 23 kills on a .372 attack percentage, adding 14 digs, three blocks and four service aces to tally her 10th double-double of the season in a victory at Syracuse (Nov. 11) … Recorded 14 kills and added eight digs, three blocks, two service aces and an assist in a win at Boston College (Nov. 13) … Led the Hurricanes with 21 kills on a .298 hitting percentage, adding 11 digs, two service aces, a block and an assist while recording her 11th double of the season in a win at Wake Forest (Nov. 18) … Finished one kill shy of her career high, recording 29 kills and adding 10 digs, three blocks and a service ace to notch her team-best 12th double-double at Duke (Nov. 20) … Led the Canes with 19 kills, 16 digs, a block and an assist to register her team-best 13th double-double of the season against Georgia Tech (Nov. 23) … Tallied 23 kills, 14 digs, and two service aces in a win over Clemson (Nov. 25) to recorded her team-best 14th double-double of the season.

2015 All-ACC Second Team
2015 AVCA All-East Coast Region Honorable Mention
2015 All-ACC Academic
ACC Player of the Week – Nov. 30, 2015
ACC Player of the Week – Nov. 9, 2015
2015 Preseason All-ACC

2015 (Sophomore): Made her Miami debut in three-set victory over Illinois State, leading Canes with 15 kills and a career-high five aces, while hitting .542 (Aug. 28) … Had seven kills and three blocks in three-set win over Florida A&M (Aug. 29) … Recorded first double-double as a Cane in five-set win over Kansas State, tallying 12 kills and 14 digs (Aug. 29) …  Had 16 kills and 13 digs against Missouri State to record her second double-double of the season (Sept. 4) … Tallied a career-high 24 kills and 17 digs to record her third consecutive double-double and added three blocks and a service ace in match against Marquette (Sept. 5) … Led the Canes with 14 kills and 14 digs, as well as three blocks and an ace, to pick up her fourth consecutive double-double in match against Oral Roberts (Sept. 5) … Notched a team-high 18 kills, while tallying seven digs, a block and a team-high three service aces in win over No. 20 Purdue (Sept. 12) … Recorded nine kills, eight digs, four blocks and two aces in win over LSU (Sept. 13) … Had nine kills while hitting .368 and added seven digs and a team-high two service aces in win over Seattle (Sept. 17) … Recorded a double-double in victory over UCF, finishing with 13 kills, 11 digs, three blocks and a team-high three aces in win over UCF (Sept. 18) … Recorded a double-double with 17 kills, a team-high 12 digs, a block and an ace at Florida State (Sept. 23) … Added seven kills, eight digs and a block at Louisville (Sept. 27) … Led Miami with 18 kills, adding five digs, four blocks and an ace in win over Georgia Tech (Oct. 2) … Had nine kills while hitting .316 against Clemson, adding a team-high 12 digs and also had a team-high four service aces in win over the Tigers (Oct. 4) … Tallied 12 kills and a team-high 12 digs to go with six blocks and a pair of aces in win at Wake Forest (Oct. 9) … Led the Canes with 18 kills, adding a career-high 20 digs to finish with her second double-double of the weekend and eighth of the season in win at Duke (Oct. 11) … Tallied 17 kills, four digs and two aces in win at NC State (Oct. 16) … Had eight kills, seven digs, two blocks and an ace at North Carolina (Oct. 18) … Had two kills and two digs in win over Boston College (Oct. 23) … Finished with nine kills, five digs and an ace, while hitting .300 in win over Syracuse (Oct. 25) … Added six kills and 10 digs in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 30) … Had five kills, seven digs and a block at Pitt (Nov. 1) … Had one of her best games as a Hurricane, finishing with 16 kills on a team-leading .464 hitting percentage and tying her career-high with five service aces while adding eight digs and two blocks in the victory over No. 17 Florida State (Nov. 4) … Hit .667 to lead all Canes while adding seven kills, two service aces and a block in win over Virginia (Nov. 6) … Posted nine kills, seven digs and five blocks in match against No. 22 Louisville … Tallied a team-high 14 kills whille hitting a stellar .545 and adding a team-best two service aces, six digs and three blocks in win over Notre Dame (Nov. 15) … Led the Canes 11 kills to go with two blocks and a service ace against Duke (Nov. 20) … Recorded nine kills on a team-high .643 hitting percentage, while adding two blocks and a career-high six service aces in win over Wake Forest (Nov. 22) … Tallied 11 kills to go with a .429 attack percentage, adding five digs, a block and an ace in win at Clemson (Nov. 25) … Finished with 14 kills while hitting .632 for the match, adding seven digs, a block and an ace in a win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 27) … Had seven kills and a dig in NCAA Tournament match vs. Iowa State (Dec. 3)

2014 (Freshman) (UCLA): Strantzali, who was named Pac-12 All-Freshman Honorable Mention, played in 29 matches and was second on the team with 18 aces and third with 2.42 kills and 2.78 points per set, adding 1.00 digs per set … posted seven double-figure kills matches, leading the Bruins in a contest twice … recorded three matches with three aces … posted five kills in the Regional Semifinal against #4 Penn State on Dec. 12 … had four kills, two digs and two blocks against #15 Long Beach State (Dec. 6) and three kills and four digs versus LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 5) … recorded 14 kills, a .462 hitting percentage and seven digs against USC on Nov. 28 … had six kills at #22 Arizona State (Nov. 26) … had three kills and three digs at #14 Oregon on Nov. 21 … notched two kills in one set against #1 Stanford on Nov. 13 … had two kills in one set at Utah on Nov. 9 … had two kills in one set against Washington State on Nov. 2 … posted eight kills, three digs and an ace at California on Oct. 26 … recorded nine kills, three aces, four digs and two blocks at Washington State on Oct. 5 … had 14 kills and three aces at #4 Washington (Oct. 3) … had five kills against #18 Arizona on Sept. 26 and seven kills at #9 USC on Sept. 23 … posted eight kills and only one error in 17 attempts (.412) with four digs and an ace at Cal State Fullerton on Sept. 20 … had 11 kills and a .474 percentage versus Yale on Sept. 20 … tallied a season-best 17 kills to go with a .355 percentage and eight digs against Georgetown (Sept. 19) … recorded 14 kills, nine digs, three aces and a .303 hitting percentage against Utah State on Sept. 13 … had five kills, seven digs, three blocks and an ace at #22 Hawai’i (Sept. 12) … tallied 10 kills and a .320 percentage against San Francisco (Sept. 11) … posted six kills, five digs and two aces against #1 Penn State on Sept. 6 … had nine kills, four digs and two aces versus #9 Illinois (Sept. 5) … was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Concourse Hotel at LAX Classic, committing no hitting errors in her first two collegiate matches … had 16 kills in 22 attempts (.727) against Binghamton on Aug. 29 … posted six kills in 15 swings (.400) with seven digs and an ace versus LIU Brooklyn on Aug. 30 … added nine kills at Loyola Marymount (Aug. 30).

High School: Strantzali was an outside hitter at Hellenic College of Thessaloniki in Thermi, Thessaloniki, Greece … won three National School Championships, finishing third in the 2014 World School Championship and fourth in the 2012 World School Championship … had 263 kills, 57 aces and 330 points as a senior … played club with Iraklis Thessaloniki … was the second-leading scorer in 1st Division women Greece and named best outside hitter in 2013 … Iraklis finished first in Youth Championship Thessaloniki in 2011 and was the MVP of the first-place Youth Championship Greece squad … played club with Aias Evosmou in 2012, repeating her first-place showings in both Youth Championship tournaments from the year before, while earning MVP in the Youth Greece and Thessaloniki Women’s Cup … helped the Greek National Team to a fifth-place showing in the European Championships in ’13 and an eighth-place finish in ’11 … was the top scorer (224 points) and server (59 aces) in the 2013 Championships … the Greeks were fourth in the 2012 Balkan Championship, as she was the top scorer with 101 points.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 12, 1996 in Edessa, Greece … mother is Euthimia Kritidou and father is Athanasios Strantzalis … has one younger brother, Dimitris … Plans to major in public relations or journalism.