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Ade

Owokoniran

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Middle Blocker/Outside Hitter
Height: 6'3"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Wakefield

Bio

2018: Named to the All-ACC Freshman team … Totaled 259 kills as an outside hitter as a rookie … Ranked third on the team in kills with a 2.76 kills-per-set average … Garnered 14 matches with double-digit kills … Totaled a season-high 28 kills against Texas A&M Corpus Christi on September 1 … Tabbed 2018 Tiger Classic Best Attacker.

High School: Earned a spot on the USA volleyball junior national team, competing in Mexico June 2018 ... 2017 Northern Athletic Conference Player of the Year ... As a senior, totaled 421 kills on a .332 hitting percentage for Wakefield High School ... Under Armour All-American ... Totaled 400-plus kills and hit better than .300 each of her final two seasons ... Collecting all-conference, Raleigh Sports Club Athlete of the Week and MaxPreps Player of the Week honors ... Member of the French Honor Society and National Society of High School Scholars. 

Personal: Born Adeola Rukayat Owokoniran on January 3, 2000 in Raleigh, N.C. ... Daughter of Ola and Angela Owokoniran ... Has an older sister (Lola) ... Sister played volleyball at George Mason (2011-15).

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