10 Elyse Thompson
10 Elyse Thompson
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
High School: Leon
Position: DS/L

Freshman (2016):
Saw action in 24 matches and totaled 54 sets of competition ... Averaged 2.48 digs per set, good for 22nd place among UAA players ... Five matches of double-figure digs ... Led or shared for the team's lead in digs in the first four matches of the year ... Season-high 20 digs topped the squad and she was perfect on 27 serve-receive attempts in a five-set battle vs. St. Benedict (Sept. 3) ... Tied for match honors with 19 digs and contributed a pair of service aces in a 3-1 verdict over St. Thomas (Sept. 2) ... Produced a match-high 19 digs and her defensive performance helped limit St. Mary's to just a .037 attack percentage in a 3-0 win. 

High School:

Four year member of the Leon High School volleyball team … Was coached by Dr. Angie Strickland … As a senior, she earned All-Big Bend Conference First Team honors after helping her squad to an overall record of 22-8 and a berth in the Class 7A state semifinals … Averaged 3.0 digs per set, ending the year with 287 … Her play aided in LHS capturing district and regional titles … Named her team's Most Valuable Defensive Player on two occasions … Three-year member of both the National Honor Society and the National English Honor Society … Science National Society in 2015 and 2016 … Member of the Tallahassee Democrat's inaugural group of Five Young Women To Watch …  Co-creator of  Positively-Post-It, a campaign that encouraged her 2,000+ classmates to make positive posts on social media and to leave encouraging messages on Post-It notes to post on walls, lockers, and students' physical bodies, with the program drawing local and national media attention … Awarded a $2,500 grant awarded through ANNpower to launch Positively Post-It campaigns in all middle and high schools in Tallahassee, as well as in nearly 20 other schools across the country … Lions United and Special Olympics Unified Partner (15-16) … Received the Regional Jefferson Award in Public Service … Two-year class president, co-president of Tallahassee's first mini dance marathon, which raised over $14,000, and the Exceptional Student Education Program … Member of the Prostyle 18 Black Volleyball Club where she is coached by Gokhan Yilmaz.

Daughter of William and Ida Thompson ... Born April 3.  

Career Stats

2017 125-35  2 0.02 108 55 641 5.13
2016 54-24  1 0.02 11 8 134 2.48
TOTAL 179-59  3 0.02 119 63 775 4.33

Elyse Thompson Career-High Dig Matches

Opponent GP Digs Date
 Birmingham Southern 5 38  10/22/2017
 Illinois Wesleyan 5 35  9/2/2017
 Carnegie Mellon 5 34 11/3/2017
 Randolph-Macon 5 33 10/27/2017
 Wittenberg 5 33 9/2/2017
 Carnegie Mellon 5 30 10/15/2017
Chicago 4 29 10/1/2017