2020-21 Volleyball Roster
#5 Charley Niego
Hometown Chicago, IL
High School Mother McAuley
HONORS & AWARDS
- AVCA East Coast Region Honorable Mention (2019)
- All-ACC First Team (2019)
- ACC Player of the Week (Dec. 1, 2019)
- Preseason All-ACC Team (2019)
- All-ACC Freshman Team (2018)
- All-ACC Second Team (2018)
- AVCA Honorable Mention All-American (2018)
- AVCA East Coast Region Honorable Mention (2018)
AS A SOPHOMORE (2019)
- Named First Team All-ACC.
- Paced the Irish with 410 kills and 33 aces while starting in all 29 matches.
- Finished second on the Irish with a career-high 326 digs.
- Earned 14 double-doubles, which tied for the 10th most in a single season in program history.
- Closed the regular season with a 20-kill, 20-dig effort against Duke for the first 20-20 outing since Kristen Dealy did so in five sets against Delaware on Sept. 17, 2010.
- Named the ACC’s Player of the Week on December 1 after her 20/20 performance against Duke.
AS A FRESHMAN (2018)
- Earned All-ACC Freshman Team & All-ACC Second Team honors.
- AVCA Honorable Mention All-American.
- AVCA East Coast Region Honorable Mention.
- Started in 26 contests, and appeared in all 28 matches, for the Irish as a freshman.
- Led the team with 339 kills, and finished the season with 10+ kills in eight straight matches.
- Posted a career-best 23 kills at Georgia Tech (9/30).
- Also finished second on the team with 307 digs and added 62 blocks.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
- 2017 Under Armour All-America First Team selection
- Named the No. 68 overall recruit by PrepVolleyball
- 2016 Illinois Volleyball Gatorade Player of the Year
- 2017 Mother McAuley team captain and team MVP
- 2017 GCAC Red Volleyball Player of the Year
- Averaged 5.2 kills per set, 4.5 digs, 0.8 blocks and 0.4 aces over her career, along with a hitting percentage of .358