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Audra Appold

Outside Hitter

Player profile

  • Hometown Perrysburg, Ohio
  • Last School Perrysburg H.S.
  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-1

CAREER HONORS
• Unanimous selection to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2015)
• Ohio State Most Improved Player (2015)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 17)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2015, 16, 17)
• Bucks Go Pro Intern (2018)

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2018 (Senior)
• Sidelined for the majority of the season due to injury
• Made 13 appearances, including six starts at libero
• Recorded double-digit digs five times
• Dug a season-high 19 balls against Michigan, which also matched her career high

2017 (Junior)
•Started the first eight matches of the season
•All-tournament team at the Sports Imports D.C. Koehl Classic
•Tallied 80 digs and 76 kills

2016 (Sophomore)
• Competed in 31 matches, starting each of them
• Racked up 349 kills, 288 digs, 36 blocks and nine service aces
• Earned Ball State Active Ankle Challenge all-tournament team honors
• Recorded 21 matches with double-digit kills and 14 contests at 10 or more digs, resulting in a total of nine double-doubles
• Strung together a five-match streak of double-doubles during nonconference slate
• Responsible for season-high 21 points at both Missouri State and Indiana

2015 (Freshman)
• Played in all 35 matches and starting in each but the opener
• Totaled 335 kills, 257 digs and 55 blocks
• espnW National Player of the Week (Oct. 14)
• Big Ten Player of the Week (Oct. 5)
• Three-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week, most ever by a Buckeye
• Blasted 22 kills at a .450 attacking clip and dug 17 balls in Ohio State’s win over No. 4 Nebraska
• Ignited a 29-kill explosion at Iowa, the most by a Buckeye since 2013 and highest freshman total in nearly 15 years (2001)
• Posted 10 or more kills 14 times, matching with 10 or more digs on five occasions for the double-double

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• AAU All-America and AVCA All-America Second Team
• Two-time All-Ohio performer, receiving First Team honors as a senior
• Northern Lakes League and District Player of the Year
• Old Newsboys Volleyball of the Year scholarship recipient

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Jonn and Kathy Appold
• John played football at Miami (OH) as the quarterback (1980-83)
• Has two brothers, Ian and Evan
• Communication major