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16 Nicole Petherbridge
16 Nicole Petherbridge
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tewskbury, Mass.
High School: Tewskbury Memorial High School
Position: MB
m 20
k/s 1.91
h % .150
a/s 0.26
b/s 0.42
sa/s 0.41
d/s 1.81

Why I chose Colby: "I chose Colby for its rigorous academics and welcoming student and faculty population. The campus made me feel right at home and also offered me the opportunity to play volleyball."

Summer Internship/Work Experience: Nicole was an EXPLO instructor and has experience working with children through being a long-time camp counselor.

BEFORE COLBY

Nicole graduated from Tewksbury Memorial High School, where she played volleyball and softball. She was ranked third in her class and was the president of the National Honor Society. A team captain for volleyball, Nicole was also the Merrimack Valley Conference Division 2 Player of the Year. 

AT COLBY

Nicole is majoring in Mathematical Science and Education. She is a Colby Cares About Kids mentor and advisory board member, a member of Best Buddies, Colby Love Your Melon, Colby Dancers, and Women in Math and Computer Science. She is also a Math Department teaching assistant and works as an academic ITS student worker.

Plans After Colby: "I hope to pursue a Master's degree on my way to becoming a secondary level math teacher."

2018 season highlights: Petherbridge played in 20 matches for the Mules and finished the season with 1.31 kills per set and 88 kills overall. She also had nine service aces and 57 defensive digs. 

2017 season highlights: Nicole was third on the Mules in kills (118), second in blocks (30), and second in hitting percentage (.161). She also had 35 defensive digs and 15 service aces. Petherbridge was on the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team.

2016 season highlights: Petherbridge appeared in every match in her first season with the Mules. She finished third on the team in blocks (44) and also recorded 68 kills, 41 digs, and eight service aces. 

Recent Games
Oct 4 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-0
Oct 5 Connecticut Col. W, 3-2
Oct 5 Maine Maritime L, 3-0
Oct 11 at Williams L, 3-0
Oct 12 at Hamilton L, 3-0
Oct 18 vs. Clark University L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 20 7
Sets 69 23
Kills 132 48
Kills per set 1.91 2.09
Errors 66 28
Total Attacks 439 175
Hitting Percentage .150 .114
Assists 18 8
Assists per set 0.26 0.35
Service Aces 28 11
Service Errors 18 6
Service Aces per set 0.41 0.48
Reception Errors 11 2
Digs 125 47
Digs per set 1.81 2.04
Block Solo 3 0
Block Assist 26 10
Block Total 29 10
Blocks per set 0.42 0.43
Block Errors 2 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 176.0 64.0
Points per set 2.6 2.8
Matches started 20 7
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 7 Suffolk L, 3-2 1 5 5 3 19 .105 2 3 1 2 2 1 2 0 3 0 10.0
Sep 7 Salem St. W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 18 .333 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Sep 10 Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 24 .292 2 1 1 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 13 at Wooster L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 18 .000 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Sep 13 vs. Pitt.-Bradford W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 11 .182 0 3 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 14 vs. Baldwin Wallace L, 3-0 1 3 2 2 11 .000 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 14 vs. Oberlin L, 3-1 1 4 6 3 22 .136 0 2 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 17 U. of New England L, 3-1 1 4 14 3 26 .423 1 3 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Sep 20 Middlebury L, 3-0 1 3 9 4 34 .147 0 2 2 1 11 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 21 Amherst L, 3-0 1 3 5 4 18 .056 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 21 Endicott L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 24 .000 1 0 1 5 4 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 28 at Bates L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 20 .100 1 2 1 0 6 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Sep 28 Springfield L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 15 .133 1 1 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 2 at Husson W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 27 .222 2 0 3 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Oct 4 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-0 1 3 4 6 26 -.077 3 0 1 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 5 Connecticut Col. W, 3-2 1 5 12 0 27 .444 2 0 2 1 9 0 4 0 4 0 14.0
Oct 5 Maine Maritime L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 13 -.077 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 11 at Williams L, 3-0 1 3 5 8 20 -.150 1 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 12 at Hamilton L, 3-0 1 3 10 5 30 .167 1 3 0 0 6 0 1 1 1 0 13.5
Oct 18 vs. Clark University L, 3-2 1 5 13 5 36 .222 1 3 1 0 9 1 4 0 5 0 19.0
Oct 19 vs. Bard   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Smith   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Trinity (Conn.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 vs. Rhode Island Col.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Southern Me.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Maine Maritime   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Bowdoin   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Tufts   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 vs. Hunter   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 29 88 68 0.77 44 234 .103 4 0.05 8 0.09 41 0.47 6 38 44 0.50 101.0 1.1
2017-18 22 74 118 1.59 58 373 .161 5 0.07 15 0.20 35 0.47 7 23 30 0.41 151.5 2.0
2018-19 20 67 88 1.31 43 251 .179 8 0.12 9 0.13 57 0.85 3 17 20 0.30 108.5 1.6
2019-20 20 69 132 1.91 66 439 .150 18 0.26 28 0.41 125 1.81 3 26 29 0.42 176.0 2.6
Total 91 298 406 1.36 211 1297 .150 35 0.12 60 0.20 258 0.87 19 104 123 0.41 537.0 1.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 20 69 132 1.91 66 439 .150 18 0.26 28 0.41 125 1.81 3 26 29 0.42 176.0 2.6
Conference 7 23 48 2.09 28 175 .114 8 0.35 11 0.48 47 2.04 0 10 10 0.43 64.0 2.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 38 77 2.03 34 244 .176 12 0.32 12 0.32 71 1.87 2 14 16 0.42 98.0 2.6
Away 5 16 31 1.94 21 115 .087 5 0.31 8 0.50 25 1.56 0 6 6 0.38 42.0 2.6
Neutral 4 15 24 1.60 11 80 .163 1 0.07 8 0.53 29 1.93 1 6 7 0.47 36.0 2.4
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Wins 5 18 43 2.39 10 107 .308 6 0.33 4 0.22 27 1.50 1 9 10 0.56 52.5 2.9
Losses 15 51 89 1.75 56 332 .099 12 0.24 24 0.47 98 1.92 2 17 19 0.37 123.5 2.4
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September 13 43 76 1.77 35 260 .158 8 0.19 20 0.47 84 1.95 2 12 14 0.33 104.0 2.4
October 7 26 56 2.15 31 179 .140 10 0.38 8 0.31 41 1.58 1 14 15 0.58 72.0 2.8