UNCG Volleyball BIO
9 Kellie Orewiler

2012 (Junior): Racked up a team-best 534 digs over 119 sets for an average of 4.49 – good for eighth in the Southern Conference … Eclipsed the 30-dig plateau three times, including a career high-tying 36 at Davidson (10/14) …  Recorded at least 20 digs in nine matches … Put up double figures in digs in all but three matches this season … Turned in 11 matches without committing a reception error … Posted a career-best two kills against Morehead State (9/15) … Tallied a personal-high six assists at Appalachian State (9/30) … Racked up 24 digs against Big South preseason favorite and defending champion Liberty (8/24) as well as 25 at local rival High Point (9/4).

2011 (Sophomore): Played in all 32 matches to earn her second letter … Played in all 118 sets … Named to Southern Conference Libero of the Year … Picked up Academic All-SoCon honors and was named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll … Led the team with 579 total digs … Averaged 4.91 digs per set, which ranked second in the SoCon and 56th in NCAA Division I … Posted double figures in digs in 29 of 32 matches, including 12 matches of at least 20-plus digs … Tallied a career-high 36 digs against Western Carolina (Oct. 30), matching the four-set record in UNCG history … Recorded 32 digs against Navy (Sept. 4) and 31 against Chattanooga (Oct. 8) … Led the team with 39 service aces, including nine matches with multiple aces … Served up four service aces against FAU (Sept. 9), Howard (Sept. 17), The Citadel (Sept 25) and North Carolina Central (Oct. 4).

2010 (Freshman): Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team as a libero for the Spartan … stepped into the starting lineup immediately and played in 33 of the 34 matches for UNCG as a freshman … posted double-digit digs in 24 matches on the year, including 14 of the final 15 matches … had a season-best 24 digs in a four-set win over Providence (8/28) … posted over 20 digs in six matches … had a career-high four service aces in a four-set win over Norfolk State (9/18) … also had three service aces at home against Wofford (10/9) … set a season-best in digs with six in a sweep against UNCW (9/4) … also had six assists against Wofford (10/9) and Davidson (10/17) … had a season-high two kills at Elon (10/8) on her only two attempts of the evening.

High School: Played four years at Madison Comprehensive High School for coach Jen Lauber, where she earned three varsity letters … helped lead her team three-straight conference and district championships her final three seasons … was named Ohio Cardinal Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior and junior … also named District VI Players of the Year during her final season … named to All-Ohio second-team and OHSVCA All-Star game as a senior … earned second-team District VI honors as a junior … also named All-Ohio honorable mention her junior season … helped team earn final four berth in the state championships as a junior … team earned regional runner-up honors as a sophomore and senior … was named team captain her senior season … also played softball all four years, where she earned three varsity letters as a pitcher and shortstop.

Club: Played just one year for the Matchpoint Volleyball Club in Columbus, Ohio for coaches Steve and Jeanee Colpus.

Personal: Kellie Nichole Orewiler … born Oct. 30, 1991 in Mansfield, Ohio … daughter of Stan Orewiler and Michelle Maurer … majoring in pre-business administration at UNCG.

Single-Match Highs:
Kills: 2 vs. Morehead State (Sept. 15, 2012)
Attempts: 8, Twice
Assists: 6, four times
Service Aces: 4, four times
Digs: 36 at Western Carolina (Oct. 30, 2011); at Davidson (Oct. 14, 2012)

Position: Libero/Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mansfield, Ohio