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Arica Davis

Middle Blocker

Player profile

  • Hometown Hillsborough, N.C.
  • Last School North Raleigh Christian Academy
  • Year Freshman
  • Height 5-11

CAREER HONORS

  • AVCA Northeast Freshman of the Year (2021)
  • All-Big Ten Freshman Team (2021)
  • Three-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Aug. 31, Sept. 6, Oct. 18)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2021 (Freshman)

  • Her 13 total blocks in the season opener against Northern Kentucky (8/27) tied a program record, while the 12 block assists were the most in program history for a three-set match and second among all matches
  • Ranks second in program history with 135 block assists in a single season
  • Ranks third in program history with 146 total blocks in a single season
  • Tied for third in program history in blocks per set (1.28) during a single season
  • Was tied for 32nd in the country after the regular season in blocks (131), finished the season tied for 15th (146)
  • Ranked 38th in the nation at the end of the regular season in blocks per set (1.26), finished the season 23rd (1.28)
  • Recorded her 100th career kill against Rutgers (10/16)
  • Recorded her 100th career block against Minnesota (11/4)
  • Played in all 33 matches and 114 sets
  • Totaled 174 kills during the season, ranking fifth on the team and averaging 1.52 per set
  • Recorded at least 10 kills in back-to-back matches – 13 in a five-set win over Notre Dame (9/19) and 11 against No. 7 Purdue (9/24)
  • Recorded at least one block in every match during the season

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Two-year letterwinner at North Raleigh Christian Academy
  • Earned All-State and All-Conference honors
  • Was a PrepVolleyball.com 2019 Honorable Mention All-American
  • Ranked No. 46 among recruits on PrepVolleyball.com
  • Played on the Academy Diamond Club Team

PERSONAL INFO

  • Daughter of Eric Davis and Anissa Graham-Davis
  • Has a sister, Alyssa
  • Her father played JV basketball at the University of North Carolina
  • Biology major