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Nicole Ford

Nicole  Ford


Kings Mountain, N.C.

High School:
Kings Mountain HS




Southern Conference Announces 2015-16 Honor Roll

177 Western Carolina Student-Athletes Honored


Catamounts Season Ends in SoCon Quarterfinals

Vervelde registers pair of double-doubles


Catamount Volleyball Ready to Host 2015 SoCon Championship

WCU will face The Citadel at 9:30 am Saturday morning


Ford Named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week

This marks the first career Player of the Week honor for Nicole Ford


Seniors Shine in Regular Season Finale

WCU will now look forward to hosting the 2015 Southern Conference Championship Nov. 21-23


Senior Night

Senior Night


WCU versus Samford

WCU versus Samford


Western Carolina versus East Tennessee State

Western Carolina versus East Tennessee State


Western Carolina versus High Point

Western Carolina versus High Point


Western Carolina versus Georgia State

Western Carolina versus Georgia State

2015 (Senior): Appeared in 32 matches with 18 starts … Named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week (11/16) … Finished third on the team in total blocks with 72 … Had double-figure kills twice during the season including tying a career-high with 13 against Wofford (09/25) … Led or shared the team lead in kills three times during the year including against Appalachian State (09/15), Wofford (09/25) and Chattanooga (11/21) in the 2015 Southern Conference Quarterfinals … Had three or more blocks 10 times including a career-high 12 stops against Chattanooga (11/14) in the regular season finale … Led or shared the team lead in blocks eight times … Ends her career ranked 13th in the WCU record book with 257 total blocks … Ranked seventh in the WCU annuls with 224 block assists.

2014 (Junior): Started the first six matches of the season before going down with an injury ... Made one more start against Samford (10/03) before ending the season due to the injury ... Led the team in kills in the second match of the year with seven against Central Florida (08/29) ... Averaged 1.43 kills per set in limited action ... Led the team in blocks in the first five matches of the season ... Came up one block short of a career-best with eight stops against Florida International (08/29) in the season opener ... Averaged a team-best 1.33 blocks per set over her 21 sets played ... Had at least three blocks in each of the first five matches of the season.

2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in 31 matches and 104 sets ... Ranked fourth on the team with 178 total kills and a 1.71 kills-per-game average on a .212 attack percentage ... Finished second on the squad with 93 total blocks including 16 solo ... Had seven kills and .462 hitting percentage against Boston College (08/30), adding six block assists ... Had seven kills and .417 hitting percentage against USC Upstate (08/31) ... Recorded eight kills at Memphis (09/06) ... Tallied seven total blocks, one solo and six block assists, vs. Mercer (09/13) ... Had six kills and no errors for a .545 hitting percentage against North Carolina A&T (09/14) ... Had five block assists against Presbyterian (09/21) ... Recorded a career-high 13 kills against Davidson (09/28) ... Had back-to-back matches with five blocks to lead the team -- at Samford (10/04) and at Chattanooga (10/05) ... Had six kills and five blocks, one solo and four block assists, against Georgia Southern (10/19) ... Tallied seven kills at Appalachian State (10/27) ... Recorded seven kills and a .600 hitting percentage, seven kills and one error on 10 attempts vs. Samford (11/22) in the Southern Conference Tournament.

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in all 31 matches with 26 starts in 2012 ... Played in 95 of a possible 110 sets ... Started 10-straight matches from September 15 through October 12 ... Averaged 1.75 kills, 0.16 aces, 0.67 blocks and 2.28 points per set ... Finished third on the team in all four statistical categories ... Had four double-digit kill matches ... Led the team in blocks seven times ... Had one match as kill leader ... Saw her first collegiate action against Northern Kentucky (08/24) ... Hit .400 after nine kills with three errors on 15 attempts against Saint Peter's (08/25) ... Recorded a career-high 11 kills and career-high eight digs against Campbell (09/08) ... Held a .350 hitting percentage following nine kills on 20 attempts with two errors against Mercer (09/15) ... Had five blocks, all block assists, at Winthrop (09/15) ... Had 15.5 points on 10 kills, three aces and 5 block assists at Chattanooga (09/22) ... Also had a career-high five assists in the match ... Tied a career-high with 11 kills against Appalachian State (10/04) ... Added two solo blocks and seven block assists, both career-highs, for a career-high 18.5 points in the match ... Had 14 points on nine kills, two solo blocks, four block assists and a service ace at UNCG (10/26) ... Had 12.5 points on 10 kills, one ace and three block assists vs. Chattanooga (11/09).

Prior to Western Carolina: Named Big South 3A Conference Player of the Year ... Led her team with 2.6 kills per set and 2.5 digs per set in 2011 ... Paced the team in both categories in 2010 ... Team finished with 11-1 record in 2011 and won the conference championship ... Team captain in 2011 ... Played club for CJV 16s Blaze.

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