4 Elizabeth Ahrens
4 - Elizabeth Ahrens
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Freeman
Position: MH
Major: Political Science
Dream Job: Chief of Staff for a senator
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Eco-Reps, Special Friends, SAAC, Ultimate Frisbee
Favorite Place on Campus: Ginn Library
Favorite Pregame Meal: Anything with buffalo chicken
Pregame Superstition: Its a secret
Hobbies: Reading, outdoor sports, camp
m 30
k/s 1.96
h % .310
a/s 0.12
b/s 0.78
sa/s 0.28
d/s 1.00

2016 (Senior captain): Took the court in 30 of 31 matches and 112 of 116 sets … Ranked second on the team and posted career-best mark in kills (219) … Broke career records in service aces (31) and digs (112) … Checked in at No. 2 on the team in total blocks (87), block assists (62) and solo blocks (25) … Tallied a career-best .310 hitting percentage, to go along with 13 assists … Compiled the third-best hitting percentage in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), while checking in at No. 3 in solo blocks, No. 4 in total blocks, tied for No. 6 in block assists, No. 13 in kills and tied for No. 15 in aces … Received American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Honorable Mention All-American and All-Northeast Region honors on Nov. 17 … Named to the All-NESCAC First Team on Nov. 9 … Earned NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week honors on Sept. 12 … Named to the All-Tournament Team for the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament in Medford, Massachusetts, on Nov. 11-13 … Posted a career-high mark of 13 kills in a 3-1 season-opening win against visiting Clark on Sept. 7 … Posted a career-best hitting percentage of .867 and tied career high of 13 kills during a 3-0 sweep of visiting Bates on Oct. 14 … Posted a career-high 11 digs during a 3-1 victory over visiting Colby on Oct. 15 … Finished with a personal-best four aces in a 3-0 triumph over visiting Amherst on Sept. 17 … Posted double-digit kill totals in six matches … Exploded with a 10-kill, eight-dig and six-block performance during a 3-2 heartbreaking loss to Southwestern (Texas) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Nov. 17. 

2015 (Junior): Played in all 25 of the Jumbos matches during her junior campaign, playing in 87 of 89 total sets on the year…finished the season with 154 kills and a 1.77 kills per set mark, the third best on the team in addition to a .307 hitting percentage…added 85 total blocks (34 solo, 51 block assists) for a 0.98 blocks per set mark…her .307 hitting percentage was the third best mark in the conference, as was her 0.98 blocks per set…was an All-NESCAC Second Team selection…helped the Jumbos with six kills and four blocks along with four digs in a 3-0 win over Roger Williams…finished a 3-0 win over Western Connecticut State with nine kills and two digs and two blocks…helped the Jumbos top UMass-Boston with eight kills, four digs and a season-high seven blocks…amassed a season high ten-kills and added four digs and two blocks in a 3-0 win over Keene State…against Endicott she had eight kills, eight digs and three blocks and the Jumbos won 3-1…her eight kills, eight digs and five blocks helped the Jumbos down Bates 3-1…in a 3-0 win over Hamilton she finished with nine kills, four digs and two blocks…in the Jumbos last two matches of the season, both against Middlebury, she totaled 18 kills, four digs and six bloc

2014 (Sophomore): Played in all 31 of the Jumbo’s matches in the 2014 season, including taking the court in 107 of the total 113 sets played…finished second on the team in blocks (100) and blocks per set (0.93), and fourth on the team in kills (146)…turned a season-high 12 blocks in a 301 win over East Texas Baptist…finished with eight kills in a 3-2 win over Babson…turned in a season-high nine kills in a 3-2 loss to Springfield…in a 3-2 win over Connecticut College she finished with five kills and ten blocks…matched her season high with nine kills in a 3-2 loss at UMass-Boston…finished with five kills and six blocks in a 3-0 win over Simmons…in a 3-1 conference win over Williams she finished with eight kills…helped a 3-1 win over Wellesley with eight kills…turned in seven kills and four blocks in a 3-0 win over Trinity…finished with six kills and six blocks in a 3-2 win over Bowdoin…in a 3-1 loss in the NCAA Tournament to Clarkson, she finished with five kills and six blocks.

2013 (Freshman): Played all 105 sets and 28 matches for the Jumbos during her rookie campaign…finished the season with 160 kills and leading the team with 120 blocks, averaging 1.14 blocks per set…picked up at least one block in 27 of the Jumbos 28 matches during the 2013 season…the 1.14 blocks per set led the conference…in a 3-0 win over Emmanual finished with seven kills and five blocks…had six kills and seven bocks in a 3-2 win over Brandeis…finished with nine kills and seven blocks in a 3-2 win over Endicott…picked up nine kills and six blocks in a 3-1 win over UMass-Boston…in a 3-1 loss to Bowdoin picked up a season-high ten blocks…had a season high 12 kills and eight blocks in a 3-1 win over Colby…in a 3-2 win over Connecticut College in the NESCAC Tournament had six kills and six blocks

Before Tufts: Played volleyball and basketball at Douglas S. Freeman High School…was voted most athletic for her senior superlative…played on the volleyball team that won the Virginia High School League conference championship…was a part of the Leadership Center at her high school.

Personal: Daughter of Nancy and Stephen…has two brothers, Benjamin (18) and Daniel (16)…mother played basketball at Dickinson College.

Recent Games
Nov 5 Bowdoin W, 3-1
Nov 6 Middlebury L, 3-2
Nov 11 Maine Maritime W, 3-0
Nov 12 Mass.-Boston W, 3-1
Nov 13 Springfield W, 3-1
Nov 17 vs. Southwestern (Tex.) L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 10
Sets 112 38
Kills 219 83
Kills per set 1.96 2.18
Errors 62 13
Total Attacks 506 182
Hitting Percentage .310 .385
Assists 13 5
Assists per set 0.12 0.13
Service Aces 31 14
Service Errors 39 16
Service Aces per set 0.28 0.37
Reception Errors 2 0
Digs 112 48
Digs per set 1.00 1.26
Block Solo 25 4
Block Assist 62 22
Block Total 87 26
Blocks per set 0.78 0.68
Block Errors 12 1
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 306.0 112.0
Points per set 2.7 2.9
Matches started 28 9
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 7 Clark University W, 3-1 1 4 13 5 30 .267 0 0 2 0 2 1 3 2 4 0 15.5
Sep 9 at Endicott W, 3-1 1 4 8 3 21 .238 1 2 1 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Sep 9 vs. Wellesley W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 9 .444 0 1 1 1 2 1 2 0 3 0 8.0
Sep 10 vs. Brandeis W, 3-1 - 4 6 3 18 .167 0 0 4 0 3 0 5 2 5 0 8.5
Sep 10 vs. Regis (Mass.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 7 .286 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 6 0 7.0
Sep 16 Williams W, 3-1 1 4 9 2 21 .333 0 2 2 0 5 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Sep 17 Amherst W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 17 .353 1 4 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 20 at Mass.-Boston L, 3-1 1 4 11 2 17 .529 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 13.0
Sep 24 Bowdoin W, 3-1 1 4 8 1 21 .333 0 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 10.0
Sep 30 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-2 1 5 11 4 30 .233 1 3 4 0 7 0 5 0 5 0 16.5
Oct 1 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 15 .400 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 7.5
Oct 4 Rivier W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 11 .364 1 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 7 at Hamilton W, 3-1 - 4 7 0 15 .467 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 10.5
Oct 8 at Middlebury W, 3-2 1 5 7 3 19 .211 3 2 2 0 6 0 2 1 2 0 10.0
Oct 11 Babson W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 11 .455 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 0 3 0 8.5
Oct 14 Bates W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 15 .867 0 0 2 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Oct 15 Colby W, 3-1 1 4 5 0 12 .417 0 2 0 0 11 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Oct 15 Gordon W, 3-0 1 2 3 1 5 .400 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Oct 19 at Wellesley W, 3-1 1 4 7 3 15 .267 0 1 1 0 4 1 1 2 2 0 9.5
Oct 21 Springfield L, 3-0 1 3 9 4 19 .263 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 22 at MIT W, 3-2 1 5 8 4 20 .200 0 1 1 0 4 1 2 4 3 0 11.0
Oct 22 vs. Babson W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 4 .500 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5.0
Oct 29 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0 1 3 8 0 17 .471 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Nov 4 Connecticut Col. W, 3-1 1 4 6 2 12 .333 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Nov 5 Bowdoin W, 3-1 1 4 9 4 26 .192 2 0 3 0 10 1 3 0 4 0 11.5
Nov 6 Middlebury L, 3-2 1 5 5 5 27 .000 0 1 2 0 9 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Nov 11 Maine Maritime W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 6 .500 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 12 Mass.-Boston W, 3-1 1 4 7 1 11 .545 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 10.5
Nov 13 Springfield W, 3-1 1 4 11 3 23 .348 0 1 0 0 6 1 2 0 3 0 14.0
Nov 17 vs. Southwestern (Tex.) L, 3-2 1 5 10 6 32 .125 1 1 0 0 8 2 4 0 6 0 15.0
  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
2014-15 31 107 146 1.36 67 340 .232 4 0.04 1 0.01 18 0.17 42 58 100 0.93 218.0 2.0
2015-16 25 87 154 1.77 48 345 .307 21 0.24 26 0.30 78 0.90 34 51 85 0.98 239.5 2.8
2016-17 30 112 219 1.96 62 506 .310 13 0.12 31 0.28 112 1.00 25 62 87 0.78 306.0 2.7
Total 86 306 519 1.70 177 1191 .287 38 0.12 58 0.19 208 0.68 101 171 272 0.89 763.5 2.5
  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 30 112 219 1.96 62 506 .310 13 0.12 31 0.28 112 1.00 25 62 87 0.78 306.0 2.7
Conference 10 38 83 2.18 13 182 .385 5 0.13 14 0.37 48 1.26 4 22 26 0.68 112.0 2.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 18 63 130 2.06 32 291 .337 7 0.11 17 0.27 68 1.08 16 34 50 0.79 180.0 2.9
Away 8 34 66 1.94 20 152 .303 5 0.15 10 0.29 30 0.88 5 17 22 0.65 89.5 2.6
Neutral 4 15 23 1.53 10 63 .206 1 0.07 4 0.27 14 0.93 4 11 15 1.00 36.5 2.4
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Wins 26 95 184 1.94 45 411 .338 12 0.13 28 0.29 95 1.00 19 54 73 0.77 258.0 2.7
Losses 4 17 35 2.06 17 95 .189 1 0.06 3 0.18 17 1.00 6 8 14 0.82 48.0 2.8
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September 10 38 81 2.13 23 191 .304 3 0.08 12 0.32 34 0.89 9 26 35 0.92 115.0 3.0
October 13 45 87 1.93 18 178 .388 4 0.09 12 0.27 43 0.96 10 20 30 0.67 119.0 2.6
November 7 29 51 1.76 21 137 .219 6 0.21 7 0.24 35 1.21 6 16 22 0.76 72.0 2.5