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Rachel Vukson
6   Rachel Vukson

Hometown:
Oakville, Ontario

High School:
St. Ignatius of Loyola

Height:
6-1

Position:
Setter

Experience:
2L


Career at Tulsa: Played in 62 matches and 225 sets ... had 1,902 assists (8.45 per set), along with 74 kills, 47 service aces, 280 digs (1.24 per set), and 95 blocks (seven solo, 88 assists) ... totaled 172.0 points ... member of 2008 C-USA All-Freshman Team.

Sophomore (2009): Played in all 33 matches and 121 sets, rotating in at setter on the front row ... had 811 assists (6.70 per set), along with 33 kills, 15 aces, 82 digs, 47 blocks (one solo, 46 assists) and 72.0 points ... had 30 or more assists in a match nine times ... had 21 assists, three digs and two blocks vs. Boise State (8/29)... recorded 24 assists and three blocks vs. Arkansas (9/8) ... tallied 37 assists and two digs vs. Stephen F. Austin (9/11) ... had 26 assists and four digs at TCU (9/18) ... recorded 31 assists and four digs at UTEP (9/27) ... tallied 31 assists, three digs and three blocks vs. Marshall (10/2) ... had 37 assists and three blocks at Houston (10/11) ... had 20 assists, three aces and nine digs vs. Oral Roberts (10/20) ... recorded 20 assists and nine digs vs. Oral Roberts (10/20) ... served up four aces and tallied 29 assists vs. Tulane (11/1) ... tallied 37 assists, three blocks and three digs at UCF (11/6) ... had 36 assists, two kills, a service ace, six digs and two blocks at Southern Miss (11/8) ... recorded 25 assists, four kills and a pair of digs vs. SMU (11/12) ... tallied 28 assists, five digs and a kills at SMU (11/14).

Freshman (2008): Was the Golden Hurricane's primary setter in her first year with the program, starting 28 matches and playing in 104 sets ... recorded 1,091 assists for an average of 10.49 per set, and led the team in service aces with 32 ... ranked fourth on the squad in total blocks with 48, and contributed 41 kills ... named to the C-USA All-Freshman team ... named C-USA Setter of the Week on Oct. 27 after recording 105 assists (13.12 a/s), 24 digs (3.00 dig/s), seven blocks (one solo, six assists) four kills and three service aces in two wins at East Carolina (10/24) and Marshall (10/26) ... amassed 69 assists in a 3-2 win, the fifth-best single match in school history, while also adding nine digs and three blocks at Rice (10/5) ... recorded 54 assists, nine digs, four blocks and two aces at East Carolina (10/24) ... tallied 51 assists, 15 digs and three blocks at Marshall (10/26) ... recorded 48 assists and 17 digs, along with two blocks vs. Rice (10/31) ... tallied 14 matches with 40 or more assists and totaled six double-doubles on the season.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at St. Ignatius of Loyola High School ... was a member of the Ontario provincial team as well as being a two-time national team member ... won five straight medals at both the provincial and national championships ... won the Ontario Volleyball Association Award of Excellence ... was a member of the honor roll every year of high school.

Personal: Born Rachel Alexandra Vukson on Oct. 15, 1990 in Oakville, Ontario ... daughter of Don and Lee Vukson ... has one sister - Paige, 16 ... her biggest sports thrill was winning the Canadian national championship with her volleyball team ... major is arts and sciences.

Vukson's Career Stats
  Season                SP-MP      K    K/S     E    TA    Pct     A   A/S    SA  SA/S    SE
  2008................ 104-29     41   0.39    28   136   .096  1091 10.49    32  0.31    36
  2009................ 121-33     33   0.27    18   102   .147   811  6.70    15  0.12    37
  TOTAL............... 225-62     74   0.33    46   238   .118  1902  8.45    47  0.21    73

Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2008................ 198 1.90 2 6 42 48 0.46 7 21 100.0 0.96 2009................ 82 0.68 1 1 46 47 0.39 3 17 72.0 0.60 TOTAL............... 280 1.24 3 7 88 95 0.42 10 38 172.0 0.76

Vukson's Career Highs Kills = 5 at Arkansas (9/10/08) Total Attempts = 16 at Arkansas (9/10/08) Hitting Percentage = 1.000 (2-0-2) vs. Arkansas State (9/19/09) Digs = 17 at Rice (10/5/08) Assists = 69 at Rice (10/5/08) Aces = 4 vs. Tulane (11/1/09) Blocks = 4 four times - latest at East Carolina (10/24/08) Points = 7.5 at Arkansas (9/10/08)