#8 - Renzey Rice
Johnson City, Tenn.
Named to SoCon All-Academic Team … Played in 29 matches, making eight starts … Recorded double-digit digs four times, including a career-high 17 at Western Carolina (Oct. 11) … Had a career-best four service aces in the four-set win against MTSU (Oct. 7), while finishing the season with at least one ace in her final five matches.
Played in 29 of the 31 games for the Bucs during her rookie campaign … made her collegiate debut against UNC Greensboro on Aug. 30 … posted a season-high 14 digs versus Northern Kentucky on Nov. 9 … had back-to-back games with three service aces against Liberty (Sept. 6) and VCU (Sept. 7) … registered 11 digs in the win vs. North Florida on Nov. 15.
Played high school volleyball at Science Hill … Was the Lady ‘Toppers’ primary setter in 2011 and moved into a hitter’s role in 2012 … Named Big Conference co-Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 … Totaled 411 kills with a .269 hitting percentage in 2012, along with tallying 330 digs, 98 assists, 73 service aces and 69 blocks en route to leading Science Hill to the Class AAA sectionals.
Daughter of Ren and Stacy Rice … Her sister, Ivey, is ETSU’s junior outside hitter, while her other sister, Sydney, played volleyball at Freed-Hardeman University.
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