In her first season with the Cavaliers, middle blocker Milla Ciprian put forth historic numbers on the court. Today’s Hoos Life feature dives into the numbers on Ciprian and her record-setting freshman campaign.
1.35 Ciprian average 1.35 blocks per set in her freshman season, marking the best performance ever by a UVA first-year. The average also ranks fourth-best in UVA history for any player in a single season.
105The number of total blocks Ciprian recorded in just 78 sets of action as a freshman. She was just the fifth freshman to ever eclipse 100 blocks in Virginia’s 40-year history of volleyball. The total ranks third all-time for first-years.
13 Ciprian’s record-setting number of blocks against Boston College on October 5. The 13 blocks mark the most ever by a Cavalier in a five-set match.
10 In another performance bound for the record books, Ciprian racked up 10 blocks in a sweep at Wake Forest on October 28. The 10 blocks are the second-most by a single player in a three-set match at Virginia.
27 Ciprian finished the year ranked 27th nationally in blocks per set.
Through opening weekend in the 2019 season, Ciprian has already racked up 18 blocks in 10 sets of play. Her 18 blocks are tied for the most in the ACC and she ranks second in the league in blocks per set at 1.80.