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  Nikki Sim
Nikki Sim

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City, Utah

High School:
Juan Diego HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
DS/L

Birthdate:
03/14/1992

Experience:
2L

10/28/2012

Utah Volleyball Entertains No. 3 Oregon TODAY

Utes take on Ducks at 11 a.m. MT.

10/28/2012

Utah Volleyball Falls Short to No. 3 Oregon

Utes outblock Ducks, 9.0 to 7.0.

10/26/2012

Utah Volleyball Downs Oregon State in Four Sets

Utes have won three of their last four Pac-12 home matches.

10/19/2012

Utah Volleyball Falls at No. 7 USC

Utes outblock the Women of Troy, 7.0 to 3.0.

10/17/2012

Utah Volleyball Drops Three-set Decision to No. 6 UCLA

Schofield posts team-high 12 kills.

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Sim Notes: Stepped up last spring when she had the opportunity to be Utah's No. 1 defensive player ... surprises coaching staff every day in practice ... has a good feel for the game ... good passer who is very quick on the court ... reads the defense well ... has been working hard at gaining strength.

2012: Led team with 2.75 digs per set ... had 11 double-figure-dig matches ... led or tied for team lead in digs 10 times ... missed last eight matches, 10 total, after sustaining a concussion ... had 10 digs in her last three matches against Oregon (10/28), Oregon State (10/26) and at USC (10/19) ... turned in nine digs in each of last two matches against UCLA (10/17) and Arizona State (10/14) ... posted 16 digs against Stanford (9/21) ... had 13 digs against Cal Poly (9/14) ... collected 10 digs against Portland State (9/8) ... served a season-high two aces vs. Santa Clara (8/31) ... turned in 14 digs versus Weber State (8/25) ... served first ace of season against Utah Valley (8/28) ... registered a pair of 12-digs matches against UC Davis (8/31) and Portland (8/25) ... turned up a season-high 18 digs at Utah State (8/24) ... had 15 digs in season-opener against Southern Utah (8/24).

2011: Finished 10th in the Pac-12 with 3.89 digs per set and 3.65 digs per set in league matches ... had 405 digs, good for the seventh-highest single-season total in school history ... had 20 or more digs five times ... reached double-digits in digs in 23 of Utah's 31 matches this season, including a stretch of 10 straight ... popped up a career-high 27 digs against Eastern Michigan (9/9) ... set a new career-high mark for a three-set match with 19 digs against Arizona State (10/14) ... served a career-high two aces in three separate matches.

2010: Played 30 sets in 22 matches ... popped up a career-high four digs at New Mexico (10/23) ... appeared in first match of career against Utah Valley (8/31) and collected a pair of digs ... dished out first career assist against Morehead State (9/3).

High School/Club: A three-time team MVP at Juan Diego H.S. ... voted team's best offensive, defensive and all-around player ... a member of the varsity team for four years and a three-time letterwinner, averaging 2.75 digs per set for her career and 2.68 digs per set in 2009 ... a member of the High Country, Club Utah and Utah Thunder teams ... earned MVP honors.

Personal: Majoring in Parks, Recreation and Tourism ... born March 14, 1992 ... daughter of James and Julie Sim ... an honor roll student all four years at Juan Diego and received awards in the `Best in Western Civilization' and `Best in British Literature' classes.

Career Highs
Kills           1, 2x (MR vs. Utah Valley, 8/28/12)
Attempts	3 vs. USC (10/2/11)
Assists         7 vs. Washington State (10/7/11)
Service Aces    2, 4x (MR vs. Santa Clara, 8/31/12)
Digs 	        27 vs. Eastern Michigan (9/9/11)

2012 Season Highs
Kills           1 vs. Utah Valley (8/28)
Attempts	1, 4x (MR vs. USC, 10/19)
Assists         4, 2x (MR vs. Arizona State, 10/14)
Service Aces    2 vs. Santa Clara (8/31)
Digs 	        18 at Utah State (8/24)

Sim's 2012 Match-by-Match Stats

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