Caroline Dykes

#4 Caroline Dykes

HT. 5'9"
YR. So.
HOMETOWN Flower Mound, Texas

2022 (Sophomore): The only player to start all 29 matches, doing so at the setter position ... Had a stellar season, earning SoCon Setter of the Year honors and first team all-conference after leading the league with 9.88 assists per set and 0.62 service aces per set in conference matches ... Won five weekly awards in 2022 and was tabbed SoCon Setter of the Month for November ... Finished the year with 974 assists — ranked second in the SoCon — and a .386 set percentage ... Added 260 digs to rank third on the squad and 42 service aces to lead the squad ... Had 11 double-doubles on the season ... Recorded double-digit assist totals in every match this season and had at least 20 assists in 27 of the 29 matches ... Recorded a career-high 56 assists against Chattanooga ... Also had 51 assists in a conference-championship clinching match against UNCG near the end of the regular season ... 2022 SoCon Setter of the Year ... 2022 First Team All-SoCon ... 5x SoCon Setter of the Week (9/19, 9/26, 10/10, 10/31, 11/7) ... 2022 Stacheville Challenge All-Tournament Team ... November 2022 SoCon Setter of the Month.

Fall 2021 (Freshman): Started at setter in all 28 matches, appearing in all 99 sets in the season ... recorded 883 assists and 8.92 assists/set, finishing sixth in the conference ... Led an ETSU offense that finished first in conference only matches in assists/set (12.54) and fourth in kills/set (13.15) ... Finished second on the team with 306 digs averaging 3.09 digs/set ... Recorded 18 double-doubles this season, the most by a true freshman over the last few decades ... Led the Bucs with 27 aces ... Had a six-match streak of recording an ace in the middle of October as the Bucs went 7-3 in that month ... One of three players to play in all 99 sets in the season, joining Josannah Vazquez and Taylor Roberts ... Set a season-high 51 assists in a four-set loss to UNCG (Sept. 25) ... Notched 40+ assists in eight matches over the season, with three of those coming in the final four matches of the regular season ... Posted a season-high 20 digs in a four-set victory over Western Carolina (Oct. 22) ... Had a streak of six straight matches with a double-double, spanning from Sept. 25 to Oct. 12 ... Named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team ... SoCon Setter of the Week on Sept. 27 ... SoCon Setter of the Week on Sept. 20. 

Prior to ETSU: Lead her team to the 2018 Texas 6A State Championship as a Sophomore and was awarded All-District 6-6A Second-Team accolades ... In 2019, Dykes’ squad was a Texas 6A Regional Quarterfinalist, and she was named to the 6-6A All-District First Team ... Rounded out her 2019 season by double-qualifying for the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships ... In 2020 as a senior, she earned All-American honors and All-American Honorable Mention to go along with All-District 6-6A First Team and Academic All-State... Led her Club Team to the USAV Junior Nationals Tournament.

Personal: From Flower Mound, Texas ... Majoring in Marketing.