Duke Volleyball BIO
8 Chelsea Cook
2013: Started all 33 matches … Served as team captain … Garnered second team All-ACC honors … Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team … Led the squad with 133.0 total blocks and 31 aces … Averaged 1.17 blocks per set to rank eighth in the ACC … Totaled 222 kills to rank fourth on the squad … Hit .284 and averaged 2.25 kills per set … Topped 4.0 blocks on 18 occasions … Amassed a season-high 8.0 blocks in each of three straight matches from Nov. 2-10 … Dropped 10 or more kills in seven contests: Utah State (9/13), South Carolina (9/14), Notre Dame (10/2), Wake Forest (10/6 & 11/15), Clemson (10/20) and Pitt (11/10) … Put down a season –high 15 kills Nov. 10 at Pitt, committing just one attack error on 30 chances … Posted a season-best three service aces on five occasions … Collected Diet Coke Classic All-Tournament Team and Duke Invitational All-Tournament Team accolades.
2012: Earned All-ACC Academic Team honors ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Started all 32 matches and had at least one kill in every contest ... Ranked fifth on the team with a career-best 247 kills on 580 attacks ... Posted 10 matches with 10 or more kills ... Amassed a season-high 12 kills at Michigan Sept. 15 ... Led the Blue Devils with 140 blocks and ranked sixth in the ACC, averaging 1.09 blocks per set ... Added 88 digs to go along with a team-high 29 service aces ... The only player in the ACC with 140 or more blocks and over 20 service aces for the season ... Had at least one block in all but one match ... Totaled five or more blocks on 17 occassions ... Had a season-high eight blocks at North Carolina Sept. 23 ... Picked up a career-high nine digs against Miami Nov. 10.
2011: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight season ... Appeared in 25 matches ... Totaled 90 kills on 207 attacks to go along with 54 digs and 47 blocks ... accumulated a career-best 11 kills in Duke's 3-2 win over No. 17 Florida State on November 13 ... Picked up a then-career-high seven digs at Virginia on October 8.
2010: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in six matches...Finished with nine kills on 23 attacks, four digs and six blocks...Was a perfect 6-for-6 attacking with two blocks in a 3-0 sweep of N.C. Central...went 1-for-2 in back-to-back matches against N.C. State and Boston College.
High School: A four-year letterwinner and two-year team captain at Blue Valley North...The Gatorade Player of the Year for Kansas...Prep Volleyball High School All-American...A Prep Volleyball Senior Ace and a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection...AVCA All-America Honorable Mention...Sun Newspaper's Player of the Year...First team all-State as a senior and second team as a junior...Blue Valley North's all-time kills leader with 1,278 in her career...Also holds the single-season kills and attacks records...Ranks among the top five at BVN in 11 categories, including hitting percentage, aces and blocks...Led BVN to the State semifinals as a senior and was named to the Kansas 6A State All-Tournament Team...Hit .500 as a senior with 484 kills, breaking her own BVN single-season kills record...Named MVP of the East Kansas League...One of four finalists for the Evelyn Gates Award, which honors the top volleyball player in Kansas...Played in the GKCVCA MO-KAN All-Star Match...Starred for the Asics MAVS Club...A Prep Volleyball Academic All-American...Member of the National Honor Society...Four-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll...Student Council representative...Co-leader of Club 121 and a member of the Clean Team...Volunteers with the Blue Valley District Student Activity Committee.
Personal: Born Chelsea Nicole Cook on March 27, 1992 in Overland Park, Kansas...The daughter of Kevin and Julie Cook...Has a brother, Cooper, and a sister, Courtney...Father played basketball and mother played volleyball at Nebraska Wesleyan.