13 Heather Holz
13 - Heather Holz
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Palatine, Ill.
High School: Palatine
Position: MH/OPP
Major: Economics
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Big Brother Big Sister, SAAC
Favorite Place on Campus: My bed
Favorite Professional Athlete: Kerri Walsh Jennings and Patrick Kane
Favorite Pregame Meal: Pasta
Hobbies: Water skiing, wake boarding
Previous Team: Rolling Thunder
m 30
k/s 1.07
h % .313
a/s 0.07
b/s 0.72
sa/s 0.15
d/s 0.47

2018 (Junior): Named an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Northeast honorable mention selection...also earned New England Volleyball Coaches Association (NEWVA) All-New England second team honors, in addition to being named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) second team...turned in 1.49 kills per set with a .295 hitting percentage...was second on the team in total blocks with 60...averaged 0.68 blocks per set with 24 service aces...registered a season-high 12 kills against No. 2 nationally-ranked Johnson and Wales on September 22...finished with a season-high eight blocks, three of those solo, in the Jumbos 3-2 setback to Bowdoin in the NESCAC semifinals.

2017 (Sophomore): Earned AVCA All-American honorable mention honors...helped mark the program's first year since 2008 that the Jumbos had three players receive AVCA All-America recognition...was named to the AVCA All-Northeast Region team...finished the season with 102 blocks (20 solo) in 105 sets for a 0.97 average, which was second in NESCAC... led the league in hitting percentage at .332 with 182 kills and 41 errors in 425 attempts...added 35 service aces, which were a top-10 NESCAC number...had an impressive nine-block match against Wisconsin-Oshkosh at the Barker Chevrolet Classic II hosted by Illinois Wesleyan on September 23...five blocks in both NCAA Tournament opener against Mass.-Boston and second round versus MIT...recorded 12 kills twice this season including at Wesleyan on October 28.

2016 (Freshman): Was on the team that finished with a 27-4 record, compiling one of the best seasons in program history as the Jumbos finished a perfect 10-0 in the NESCAC regular season and hosted and won an NCAA Regional for the first time since 2009...competed in eight matches and 17 sets...totaled 20 kills, nine blocks, eight block assists, one solo block, one dig and one assist...rose to the occasion with career highs of nine kills and four total blocks during a 3-2 setback to Southwestern (Texas) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Nov. 17 in Oshkosh, Wis.

Before Tufts: Was on the volleyball team at Palatine High School...was a Mid-Suburban League All-Conference selection and an All-Area selection both her junior and senior years...was selected as the team MVP her senior year...was a captain of the team her senior year...was a three-year starter on the varsity team...was an Illinois State Scholar...was selected for Palatine High School Acaedmic Honors...was an IHSA Scholastic Achievement selection...was honored as the Mid-Suburban League All-Academic Senior Athlete...was an AP Scholar...was a member of the Spanish National Honors Society. 

Personal: Daughter of Kristin and DJ...has one sibling, Haley......Member of Tufts Athletics' Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Recent Games
Nov 2 Hunter W, 3-1
Nov 8 Hamilton W, 3-0
Nov 9 Middlebury W, 3-0
Nov 10 Bowdoin W, 3-2
Nov 15 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0
Nov 16 Bowdoin L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 10
Sets 99 30
Kills 106 39
Kills per set 1.07 1.30
Errors 27 5
Total Attacks 252 80
Hitting Percentage .313 .425
Assists 7 5
Assists per set 0.07 0.17
Service Aces 15 5
Service Errors 24 8
Service Aces per set 0.15 0.17
Reception Errors 4 2
Digs 47 12
Digs per set 0.47 0.40
Block Solo 6 2
Block Assist 65 11
Block Total 71 13
Blocks per set 0.72 0.43
Block Errors 2 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 159.5 51.5
Points per set 1.6 1.7
Matches started 27 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 Emerson W, 3-2 1 4 6 1 14 .357 0 1 2 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 9.5
Sep 6 vs. Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 9 .111 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Sep 7 vs. DeSales W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 12 .500 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 7.5
Sep 7 at Coast Guard W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 13 at Endicott W, 3-1 1 4 3 2 12 .083 0 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 6.0
Sep 14 vs. RIT W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 5 .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 2.5
Sep 14 vs. Wellesley W, 3-1 1 4 3 3 8 .000 0 0 1 0 2 0 5 1 5 0 5.5
Sep 20 at Connecticut Col. W, 3-1 1 4 4 1 7 .429 0 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Sep 21 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-1 1 2 2 1 9 .111 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 27 Bowdoin W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 8 .375 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 28 Maine Maritime W, 3-0 1 2 3 0 4 .750 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 28 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 10 .500 0 0 2 0 1 0 6 0 6 0 8.0
Oct 4 Hamilton W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 8 .750 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 5 Williams W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 7 .857 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 11 at Clark University W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 6 .500 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 12 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 - 3 3 1 9 .222 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 16 at Brandeis W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 8 .500 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 18 Springfield W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 8 .375 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 5.5
Oct 19 vs. Babson L, 3-2 1 5 6 0 9 .667 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 0 4 1 10.5
Oct 19 at MIT W, 3-1 - 4 2 2 9 .000 0 2 2 1 3 0 4 0 4 0 6.0
Oct 25 at Amherst W, 3-0 - 3 6 2 11 .364 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 26 at Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 4 .500 3 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Nov 1 Bates W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 12 .417 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Nov 2 Colby W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3.0
Nov 2 Hunter W, 3-1 1 4 7 2 15 .333 0 1 0 0 4 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Nov 8 Hamilton W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 6 .500 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Nov 9 Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 6 .167 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Nov 10 Bowdoin W, 3-2 1 5 1 4 9 -.333 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 4 0 3.0
Nov 15 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
Nov 16 Bowdoin L, 3-2 1 4 2 4 12 -.167 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 8 17 20 1.18 8 50 .240 1 0.06 0 0.00 1 0.06 1 8 9 0.53 25.0 1.5
2017-18 29 105 182 1.73 41 425 .332 9 0.09 35 0.33 56 0.53 20 82 102 0.97 278.0 2.6
2018-19 25 88 131 1.49 37 319 .295 14 0.16 24 0.27 44 0.50 12 48 60 0.68 191.0 2.2
2019-20 30 99 106 1.07 27 252 .313 7 0.07 15 0.15 47 0.47 6 65 71 0.72 159.5 1.6
Total 92 309 439 1.42 113 1046 .312 31 0.10 74 0.24 148 0.48 39 203 242 0.78 653.5 2.1
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 99 106 1.07 27 252 .313 7 0.07 15 0.15 47 0.47 6 65 71 0.72 159.5 1.6
Conference 10 30 39 1.30 5 80 .425 5 0.17 5 0.17 12 0.40 2 11 13 0.43 51.5 1.7
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Home 15 49 57 1.16 13 129 .341 1 0.02 6 0.12 19 0.39 3 36 39 0.80 84.0 1.7
Away 10 32 31 0.97 9 80 .275 4 0.13 6 0.19 20 0.63 1 15 16 0.50 45.5 1.4
Neutral 5 18 18 1.00 5 43 .302 2 0.11 3 0.17 8 0.44 2 14 16 0.89 30.0 1.7
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Wins 28 90 98 1.09 23 231 .325 7 0.08 13 0.14 43 0.48 5 60 65 0.72 146.0 1.6
Losses 2 9 8 0.89 4 21 .190 0 0.00 2 0.22 4 0.44 1 5 6 0.67 13.5 1.5
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September 12 38 40 1.05 10 103 .291 2 0.05 6 0.16 14 0.37 2 30 32 0.84 63.0 1.7
October 10 33 42 1.27 6 79 .456 5 0.15 7 0.21 20 0.61 2 15 17 0.52 58.5 1.8
November 8 28 24 0.86 11 70 .186 0 0.00 2 0.07 13 0.46 2 20 22 0.79 38.0 1.4