Olivia Cunningham

#6 Olivia Cunningham

HT. 5'11"
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Knoxville, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Knoxville Catholic HS

2022 (Senior): Appeared in 19 matches with three starts, playing in 44 sets ... Totaled 60 kills on the season with 1.36 kills per set ... Added 30 digs, 10 blocks, six aces and 67 points for 1.52 points per set ... Had three double-digit kill matches, including 11 in the season opener against Virginia to go with a season-high seven digs (Aug. 26) ... Also had 10 kills each against Clemson (Sept. 9) and Wofford (Oct. 22) ... Matched a career-high with three blocks in a thrilling five-set win over Clemson in front of a large crowd at Brooks Gym ... Finished her ETSU career with 2.97 kills per set to rank fifth all-time in ETSU history.

Fall 2021 (Junior): Did not play.

Spring 2021 (Sophomore): Appeared and started in the first five matches before suffering a season-ending injury … Set a program record with 30 kills in a match vs. UNCG (Feb. 14) … Played in 19 sets, averaging 4.68 kills/set, 2.42 digs/set and 0.37 aces/set … SoCon Offensive Player of the Week (Feb. 16).

2019 (Freshman): Played in 25 matches ... Started in 22 ... Played in 95 sets ... Made collegiate debut at Jacksonville State on Aug. 30 ... Logged double digit kills in 19 of 25 matches ... Had seven double doubles ... Finished season with 319 kills good for 3.36 kills per set and 40 aces for .42 aces/set ... Set career high with 23 kills vs Georgia Southern (Sept. 21) ... Career-high 17 digs vs Western Carolina (Nov. 13) ... Became first freshman to record five aces in match since 2014 against Wofford (Nov. 9) ... Named SoCon Freshman of the Year ... Named to All-SoCon Freshman Team and All-SoCon Second Team ... Named to Coastal Carolina All-Tournament Team.

Prior to ETSU: Three year starter for Knoxville Catholic HS in Knoxville, Tennessee, finishing with a 90-36 record in those years ... In 2017 was named District Offensive Player of the Year, district tournament MVP and 2017 Prep Extra First Team … In 2018, won district MVP, district tournament MVP, region tournament MVP, Prep Extra First Team, First All-State Team for Tennessee and 5Star Preps First Team … Nominee for Knoxville’s Volleyball Player of the Year.

Personal: Born on April 30 ... Daughter of Katherine Willis and Walter Cunningham ... Majoring in Radiologic Science ... Chose ETSU because for the love of volleyball, dedication and hard work.