11 Chelsea VanDyk
11 - Chelsea VanDyk
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manhattan, Mont.
High School: Manhattan Christian
Position: MH
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
m 30
k/s 3.08
h % .301
a/s 0.09
b/s 0.83
sa/s 0.38
d/s 0.81

Honors:

  • AVCA All-America honorable mention (2015)
  • AVCA All-South Region (2015)
  • USA South All-Conference first team (2015)
  • USA South All-Tournament (2015)
  • USA South Player of the Week (Sept. 28, 2015)
  • USA South All-Academic (2015-16)
  • USA South All-Conference first team (2014)
  • USA South Player of the Week (Sept. 15, 2014: Oct. 6, 2014)
  • USA South All-Academic (2014-15)
  • USA South All-Conference first team (2013)
  • USA South Player of the Week (Sept. 9, 2013)
  • GSAC Player of the Year (2012)
  • GSAC Freshman of the Year (2012)
  • GSAC Player of the Week (Sept. 12, 2012; Oct. 31, 2012)
  • NCCAA Mid-East All-Region (2012)

Career Match-by-Match Stats: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

2015 (Senior): Became the program's first All-American as she was selected to the AVCA honorable mention team... Also earned AVCA All-South Region honors... Totaled 339 kills (3.08 per set) with a .301 hitting percentage and 0.83 blocks per set... Earned first team All-USA South honors for a third straight year... Became the first player in program history to be a first team all-conference performer all four years... Helped lead the program to its first USA South Tournament championship with 3.27 kills per set (36 total) over three matches in the tournament... Was named to the All-Tournament team... Named USA South Player of the Week on Sept. 28 after logging 4.82 kills per set with a .588 hitting percentage over three matches... Had 12 matches where she hit at least .400... Had 13 kills and no errors for a .722 hitting percentage in a three-set win over Maryville (Oct. 13)... Had a season-high 21 kills with one errors on 36 attempts (.556) in a four-set loss at Centre... Finished her career with 1,377 kills (second-best in program history) and set the program's career hitting percentage mark at .327... Earned USA South All-Academic honors for a second straight year

2014 (Junior): Played in 28 matches on the year... Named All-USA South first team for a second consecutive year... Led the team and finished third in the USA South with a .298 hitting percentage... Her 225 kills were third-best on the team... Had nine matches with at least 10 kills... Led the team in blocks with 68... Had 12 kills on 21 attempts with no errors against Averett (Oct. 3)... Followed that up with nine kills and a .438 hitting percentage later that day against Ferrum, giving her a stretch that was good enough to be named the USA South Player of the Week... Won that award one other time (Sept. 15)... Ended the year with 1,038 career kills, fourth-most in the rally scoring era of program history... Earned USA South All-Academic honors

2013 (Sophomore): Played and started in 28 matches, missing four due to injury... Led the team in kills with 380, which ranked eighth in the USA South... Was fifth in the conference in kills per set at 3.62 and fifth in hitting percentage at .302... Ranked second in the league in solo blocks with 37 and was fourth in total blocks with 104... Tallied 23 matches of double-digit kills and had a season-high 22 against Maryville (Oct. 15)... Set a career-high with 14 total blocks against Methodist (Oct. 26)... Named to the USA South All-Conference first team and was named USA South Player of the Week on Sept. 9

2012 (Freshman): Won multiple postseason awards as a freshman including: GSAC Player of the Year, GSAC Freshman of the Year, and NCCAA Mid-East All-Region… Earned GSAC Player of the Week honors twice (Sept. 12 and Oct. 31)… Started every match (33) and played every set (115)… Led the team and the conference in kills (433), kills per set (3.77) and hitting percentage (.390)… Led the team with 23 solo blocks and was tied for the lead in block assists with 61… Also accumulated 86 digs, 33 service aces and 17 assists… Registered double-digit kills in 29 of 33 matches with a season-high 25 coming in a five-set win over Asbury on Oct. 6… Her 433 kills were the most by a Covenant player since 2006 when Kate Hampson recorded 490

High School: Attended Manhattan Christian School… A member of the National Honor Society her junior and senior years… Was Academic All-State in three sports (volleyball, basketball and track & field)… Team captain in both volleyball and basketball her junior and senior seasons… Was All-Conference in both volleyball and basketball as a junior and senior… All-State for volleyball (Jr. and Sr.), basketball (Jr. and Sr.) and track & field (Sr.)… Helped guide her team to a state championship in volleyball her senior year… Holds school record for career kills (1,240) and high jump (5-feet, 4-inches)

Personal: Parents are Randy and Elaine VanDyk… Has two sisters, Erika and Hanna, and one brother, Jonathan… Favorite Bible verse is Psalms 20:7-8… She has been a volleyball and basketball coach with Little Eagle Camp… She is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Art, Marketing, and Sociology

Pronunciation: VanDyk (van-DIKE)

VanDyk's Single-Match Highs: 

Kills: 25, vs. Asbury -- Oct 6, 2012
Attacks: 58, Maryville -- Oct 15, 2013
Attack pct: .722, vs. Maryville -- Oct 13, 2015 (13-0-18)
Assists: 5, vs. Union (Tenn.) -- Nov 17, 2012
Serve aces: 5, vs. Agnes Scott, Sep 13, 2014
Digs: 10, at Spelman -- Oct 23, 2012
Blocks: 14, at Methodist -- Oct 26, 2013
Block solo: 6, vs. Berry, Sep 5, 2014
Block assist: 9, at Methodist -- Oct 26, 2013

Recent Games
Oct 31 at Meredith L, 3-0
Oct 31 vs. Methodist L, 3-2
Nov 6 Ferrum W, 3-0
Nov 7 Meredith W, 3-1
Nov 7 Maryville W, 3-1
Nov 12 vs. Hendrix L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 15
Sets 110 54
Kills 339 156
Kills per set 3.08 2.89
Errors 100 44
Total Attacks 793 375
Hitting Percentage .301 .299
Assists 10 6
Assists per set 0.09 0.11
Service Aces 42 26
Service Errors 41 16
Service Aces per set 0.38 0.48
Reception Errors 1 1
Digs 89 44
Digs per set 0.81 0.81
Block Solo 27 17
Block Assist 64 28
Block Total 91 45
Blocks per set 0.83 0.83
Block Errors 5 3
Ball Handling Errors 3 2
Points 440.0 213.0
Points per set 4.0 3.9
Matches started 29 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 at Sewanee W, 3-1 1 4 13 2 27 .407 0 2 2 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 17.0
Sep 4 vs. Birmingham Southern   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Washington and Lee L, 3-2 1 5 20 4 37 .432 0 2 3 0 2 3 5 0 8 0 27.5
Sep 5 vs. Lynchburg L, 3-2 1 2 4 1 7 .429 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 7.0
Sep 11 at Emory L, 3-0 1 3 10 4 22 .273 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 12 vs. Johns Hopkins L, 3-1 1 4 7 4 26 .115 1 0 1 0 4 1 4 0 5 0 10.0
Sep 12 vs. Susquehanna L, 3-2 1 5 13 6 45 .156 0 0 3 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 15.5
Sep 17 at Maryville L, 3-2 - 5 12 7 40 .125 0 3 2 0 6 4 1 0 5 0 19.5
Sep 19 Huntingdon W, 3-0 1 3 12 3 21 .429 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 16.0
Sep 19 LaGrange W, 3-0 1 3 4 3 18 .056 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Sep 23 Piedmont W, 3-0 1 3 15 1 23 .609 1 2 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 26 vs. Berry L, 3-1 1 4 17 1 26 .615 1 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 5 0 22.0
Sep 26 at Centre L, 3-1 1 4 21 1 36 .556 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 23.5
Sep 29 Sewanee W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 22 .364 0 1 0 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 12.5
Oct 3 vs. LaGrange W, 3-0 1 3 8 5 32 .094 0 0 0 0 4 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Oct 3 at Huntingdon W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 15 .400 0 1 1 0 6 1 5 0 6 0 11.5
Oct 7 at Birmingham Southern L, 3-1 1 4 15 4 25 .440 0 1 3 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 17.0
Oct 10 Averett W, 3-2 1 5 5 7 30 -.067 1 3 2 0 3 1 4 0 5 1 11.0
Oct 10 Ferrum W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 14 .286 0 1 1 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 7.5
Oct 13 Maryville W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 18 .722 0 1 3 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 16.0
Oct 17 vs. Greensboro W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 20 .450 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 17 at Mary Baldwin W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Piedmont W, 3-2 1 5 14 2 32 .375 2 2 0 0 4 2 0 2 2 0 18.0
Oct 21 Wesleyan (Ga.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 vs. William Peace W, 3-1 1 4 18 5 39 .333 0 1 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 20.0
Oct 24 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 3 18 2 28 .571 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 21.5
Oct 28 Birmingham Southern L, 3-1 1 4 9 7 24 .083 1 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 31 at Meredith L, 3-0 1 3 4 0 12 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 31 vs. Methodist L, 3-2 1 5 11 6 33 .152 0 3 2 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 16.0
Nov 6 Ferrum W, 3-0 1 3 11 4 25 .280 0 2 2 0 5 0 1 1 1 0 13.5
Nov 7 Meredith W, 3-1 1 4 9 6 31 .097 0 0 4 0 2 1 5 0 6 0 12.5
Nov 7 Maryville W, 3-1 1 4 16 5 39 .282 0 3 3 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 21.5
Nov 12 vs. Hendrix L, 3-0 1 3 8 5 26 .115 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2012-13 33 115 433 3.77 94 869 .390 17 0.15 33 0.29 86 0.75 23 61 84 0.73 519.5 4.5
2013-14 28 105 380 3.62 126 841 .302 11 0.10 12 0.11 52 0.50 37 67 104 0.99 462.5 4.4
2014-15 28 88 225 2.56 73 510 .298 9 0.10 30 0.34 62 0.70 26 42 68 0.77 302.0 3.4
2015-16 30 110 339 3.08 100 793 .301 10 0.09 42 0.38 89 0.81 27 64 91 0.83 440.0 4.0
Total 119 418 1377 3.29 393 3013 .327 47 0.11 117 0.28 289 0.69 113 234 347 0.83 1724.0 4.1
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 110 339 3.08 100 793 .301 10 0.09 42 0.38 89 0.81 27 64 91 0.83 440.0 4.0
Conference 15 54 156 2.89 44 375 .299 6 0.11 26 0.48 44 0.81 17 28 45 0.83 213.0 3.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 38 109 2.87 39 265 .264 5 0.13 19 0.50 34 0.89 6 26 32 0.84 147.0 3.9
Away 8 31 96 3.10 21 209 .359 3 0.10 11 0.35 24 0.77 8 13 21 0.68 121.5 3.9
Neutral 11 41 134 3.27 40 319 .295 2 0.05 12 0.29 31 0.76 13 25 38 0.93 171.5 4.2
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Wins 17 59 188 3.19 50 434 .318 6 0.10 28 0.47 54 0.92 15 37 52 0.88 249.5 4.2
Losses 13 51 151 2.96 50 359 .281 4 0.08 14 0.27 35 0.69 12 27 39 0.76 190.5 3.7
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September 13 48 158 3.29 39 350 .340 6 0.13 21 0.44 31 0.65 15 27 42 0.88 207.5 4.3
October 13 48 137 2.85 41 322 .298 4 0.08 16 0.33 41 0.85 11 26 37 0.77 177.0 3.7
November 4 14 44 3.14 20 121 .198 0 0.00 5 0.36 17 1.21 1 11 12 0.86 55.5 4.0