Skyhawk Volleyball | Madison Wessling
2014: Was one of the team’s best options offensively, playing in all 30 matches (102 out of a possible 110 sets)…Tallied 270 kills (2.65 per set) on a .167 hitting percentage, 126 digs, 27 blocks, 22 assists and five service aces…Accounted for 12 double-digit kill matches, including a career-high 22 kills (against only four errors in 41 attempts, .439 attack percentage) against Tennessee State on Oct. 21…Hit an even .500 (12 kills, two errors in 20 attempts) in a three-set win over Alabama A&M on Sept. 2…Also was responsible for 17 kills against Jacksonville State on Oct. 4…Reached double-figures in the dig column in back-to-back days against Ole Miss (12) and Arkansas State (11)…Tallied a season-high four blocks against Eastern Illinois on Oct. 17…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2013: Came on strong at the end of the season to earn Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer accolades…Tallied 113 kills in 45 sets (18 matches), finishing second on the team with 2.51 kills per set…Also ranked second on the team with a .216 hitting percentage in 310 attempts…Had seven double-digit kill performances (all of which came against OVC competition) and led the team in kills in five different matches…Best career match came in a OVC win over Southeast Missouri on Oct. 1 when she had a career-high 17 kills to go along with a .282 hitting percentage…Hit over .200 on nine different occasions, including a career best .364 effort (10 kills against just two errors in 22 attempts) against Austin Peay on Nov. 8…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Came to UT Martin out of Sacred Heart Academy, the alma mater of Skyhawk assistant coach Julia Noe…Playing for head coach Eric Garvey, Wessling was part of a Valkyries squad that was responsible for three straight district titles from 2010-12, earning the 2012 championship after a 26-12 overall record…Earned first team all-region accolades in 2012 and was a second team all-Catholic honoree as well…Also garnered first team all-district honors as a junior in 2011.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 12, 1994…Daughter of Tom and Sandra Wessling…Has one younger brother, Grant…Majoring in health and human performance.