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Princeton M. Volleyball BIO
25 Michael Dye
At Princeton — 2012: earned first-team All-EIVA honors for the first time in his career … ranked second on the team with 2.3 kills and 3.1 points per set … led the EIVA with a .339 attack percentage … matched career high with 15 kills in near upset of Penn State; hit .500 for the match and added six blocks … had eight blocks in 3-2 loss to Harvard … recorded double-digit kills in 11 matches … recorded five aces against Saint Francis and four against Rutgers-Newark … recorded double-digit points in 18 of 22 matches. 2011: ranked second on the team in both kills (2.65 per set) and points (3.27) … recorded double-digit kills in eight of final nine matches, including career-best 18 at NYU … hit .480 (14/2/25) in home match against Saint Francis … hit .242 for the season, the highest total for any returning player … had eight blocks in win at Hope International … recorded 15 kills, five digs and three service aces in season finale against Sacred Heart. 2010: named to EIVA all-tournament team after helping Princeton to first league final since 1998 … ranked ninth in the EIVA with a .383 attack percentage … started 23 of 25 matches and averaged 2.34 kills and .86 blocks on the season … one of two freshmen to start the majority of the season for the Tigers … recorded season-best 15 kills in 3-2 home win over Saint Francis; hit .583 in the match … followed that win with 14 kills and a .579 attack percentage in 3-2 win over Juniata … recorded 31 kills and only six errors in EIVA tournament; hit better than .500 in both the semifinal and final … recorded at least four blocks in eight matches.

Before Princeton —
member of the U.S. Youth National Team and helped team to gold medal at the NORCECA tournament; played middle blocker … led Loyola to 2009 CIF Section I, state and national championship as a middle blocker and opposite player … earned first-team All-CIF honors multiple times … played goalie for the varsity water polo team … Scholar-Athlete award winner … AP Scholar with Distinction … National Merit Scholar commended student … National Hispanic Scholar … member of the Cum Laude Society.

Personal —
born Jan. 25, 1991 … son of Wayne and Olivia Dye … father is a sales manager; mother is retired … has a sister Jacqueline … interested in mechanical and aerospace engineering … enjoys playing the guitar and snowboarding … hopes to pursue a future in business.

Year K K/s E TA Pct. Ast SA SE RE Dig BS BA TB Pts.
2010
204 2.34
57 388
.379
23
8
27
1
36
9
66
75 254.0
2011 217 2.65 100 483 .242 12 15 48 1 64 14 45 59 268.5
2012 207 2.33 76 387 .339 13 26 71 0 52 13 57 70 274.5
Totals 628 2.42 233 1258 .314 48 49 146 2 152 36 168 204 797


Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Manhattan Beach, Calif.
High School: Loyola
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