Women's Volleyball Announces 2013 Freshman Class
Four talented newcomers will join 11 veterans to make up the 15-player roster this fall
Inky Ajanaku to Play on Pac-12 All-Star Team in China
The freshman will join 11 other conference players in China in June
Women's Volleyball Set to Host Four Spring Scrimmages
Stanford will play Pacific, Saint Mary's, USF and Santa Clara
Women's Volleyball: 2012 Season in Review
The Cardinal has won a nation-best 101 NCAA Tournament matches
Cardinal Pair Earns AVCA All-America Honors
Junior Carly Wopat was selected to the First Team
Stanford vs. USC
As a Freshman in 2012: AVCA All-America honorable mention ... AVCA All-Pacific Region ... All-Pac-12 Conference ... All-Pac-12 Freshman Team ... played in 116 sets, making 24 starts at middle blocker ... averaged 2.42 kills and 1.23 blocks per set ... third in the Pac-12 and 28th nationally with a .374 hitting percentage ... made her collegiate debut in the season opener versus Saint Mary's (8/24), totaling seven kills and two blocks ... posted eight kills on a season-best .389 attack percentage at Hawaii (8/26) ... tallied seven kills, five digs and three blocks at Penn State (8/31) ... registered 10 kills in a win over then-No. 18 Florida (9/1) ... finished with nine kills and three blocks against Loyola (9/8) ... posted three kills and five blocks in the Stanford Invitational championship win over Pacific (9/8) ... was 12-1-17 (.647), posting a season high attack percentage, at Saint Mary's (9/15) ... posted 11 kills and a .562 attack percentage in a sweep over Cal (9/19) ... recorded 11 kills and seven blocks at Utah (9/21) ... totaled eight kills and a career-best 10 blocks versus then-No. 2 Oregon (10/5) ... led the team with 10 kills and a .562 hitting percentage against Oregon State (10/7) ... recorded 12 kills, six blocks and a team-best .529 attack percentage in a sweep over USC (10/10) ... registered a career high 17 kills on a .419 hitting percentage with seven blocks versus UCLA (10/12) ... led the team with 11 kills and a .526 attack percentage in a sweep over Arizona (10/24) ... hit .556 with 11 kills and four blocks against ASU (10/26) ... recorded 10 kills and six blocks at UCLA (11/16) ... led the team with 11 kills and nine blocks in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Western Kentucky (12/1) ... recorded 11 kills and eight blocks in the Regional Final loss to Michigan (12/8) ... selected to the Berkeley Regional all-tournament team ... Pac-12 Freshman of the Week (10/15 & 10/29).
2012 Match-By-Match Statistics
High School: A 2012 graduate of Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, Okla. ... a three-year letterwinner and captain of her team as a senior ... also lettered twice in track and once in basketball ... team was a four-time Oklahoma state champion and the 2012 Academic state champion ... No. 2 ranked recruit by PrepVolleyball.com ... 2011 AVCA Under Armour First Team All-American and Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year ... named Under Armour Most Undeniable Player for Team West ... a 2010 and 2011 Class 6A state tournament MVP and All-Metro Volleyball Player of the Year ... also an all-state pick, holds her high school's attack percentage of .634.
Club Competition: Played for Club ONE Volleyball.
National Team Experience: Competed for the A2 U.S. Women's Junior National Team in 2011.
Personal: Daughter of Kunle Ajanaku and Tola Elliott ... has an older brother, Kunle, and an older sister, Kitan, who is a middle blocker on the women's volleyball team at Long Beach State ... anticipating a major in human biology or business ... contemplating a career as an orthopedic surgeon ... hobbies include cooking, biking and swimming ... full name is Oyinkansola OluSeun Ajanaku.
Ajanaku's Career Highs
|Kills||17, vs. UCLA (10/12/12)|
|Attempts||31, vs. UCLA (10/12/12)|
|Digs||5, at Penn State (8/31/12)|
|Assists||4, at California (11/23/12)|
|Blocks||10, vs. Oregon (10/5/12)|
|Hitting Percentage||.647 (12-1-17), at Saint Mary's (9/15/12)|