UND Roster

2012-13 Volleyball Roster

#14 Hilary Eppink

Middle Blocker


Height 6'2''
Class Senior
Hometown Westfield, IN
High School Westfield
Bio

AS A SENIOR (2012): Played in 28 matches during senior campaign, earning 25 starts … led or tied for team lead in kills in three matches … registered five or more kills in 22 matches … totaled 215 kills and 82 blocks (13 solo, 69 assisted) on season … averaged 2.15 kills per set and 0.82 blocks per set … finished fourth on the team in kills and third in blocks … hit .268 for the season, including .332 in BIG EAST matches to finish seventh in the league … had streak of nine or more kills in six straight matches (Sept. 23-Oct. 12) … registered 12 kills and three blocks in season-opening match against No. 1 UCLA (Aug. 24) … had five kills each against Saint Louis (Aug. 25) and No. 4 Nebraska (Aug. 26) … registered eight kills, three digs and three blocks against No. 5 USC (Sept. 8) … hit season-high .467 in match … had six kills against No. 17 San Diego (Sept. 8) … totaled six kills, four digs and four blocks in 3-2 win over Xavier (Sept. 14) … had five kills and five blocks in a 3-2 win over Cincinnati (Sept. 21) … recorded nine kills and no errors in a 3-2 win over No. 10 Louisville (Sept. 23) … hit .409 in match … had impressive match with 14 kills and six blocks against Marquette (Sept. 29) … hit .400 for match … had nine kills and two blocks in a 3-0 win over Syracuse (Sept. 30) … had team-high nine kills and four blocks in a 3-0 win over UConn (Oct. 6) … registered 10 kills and a .438 attack pct. in a 3-1 win over St. John[apos]s (Oct. 7) … also had 10 kills and a season-high .500 attack percentage in a 3-0 win over DePaul (Oct. 12) … had team-high nine kills while hitting .318 in a 3-0 win over Villanova (Oct. 21) … also recorded three blocks … recorded five kills and hit .312 in a 3-0 win over Georgetown (Oct. 19) … totaled 13 kills (.385 attack percentage) and seven blocks in a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 26) … efficient nine kills and only one error in 16 attempts (.500 attack percentage) in a 3-0 win over USF (Oct. 28) … also had three digs and three blocks … named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after weekend performance … tied career high with 15 kills in a 3-1 win over Seton Hall (Nov. 3) … also had three digs and four blocks … had nine kills, two digs and four blocks in a 3-1 win over Rutgers (Nov. 4) … totaled 14 kills on a career-high 41 attempts and a career-high nine blocks in a 3-2 win over Cincinnati (Nov. 9) … closed out regular season with 10 kills, five blocks and two digs at Ohio (Nov. 23) … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR (2011): Fourth on squad with 1.94 kills/set (192 total) … second among Irish players with 0.95 blocks/set (18 solo, 76 assists) … hit .250 with seven assists, one ace and 24 digs … totaled 249.0 points in 99 sets played (2.52/set) … six matches with five or more blocks … six blocks and nine kills in season-opener vs. Eastern Michigan … five blocks and one ace vs. Idaho … season-high 14 kills (.478) with four blocks vs. Western Michigan … five straight matches with solo block (Aug. 29 – Sept. 9) … 10 kills (.556) and six blocks vs. Georgetown … 12 kills and five blocks vs. Louisville … nine kills and five blocks – three solo – at Hawaii … eight kills and six blocks vs. Seton Hall … 12 kills (.429) with four blocks against Syracuse in BIG EAST Championship … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Showed great improvement in the middle of the floor and from the pipes for the Irish … played in 111 sets with 252 kills (2.27/set), six aces, 42 digs and 107 blocks (0.96/set) … totaled 318.5 points (2.87/set) … eight kills in season opener vs. Marshall with five digs and four blocks … first career double-figure kill output (10) came vs. Cal Poly with two aces and six blocks … six kills and seven blocks against Belmont … blasted eight kills on a .636 clip with eight blocks vs. Weber State … eight kills and five blocks at Nevada … posted a .561 average with nine blocks and a pair of aces at the Nevada Invitational (Sept. 3-4) … hit .529 with 11 kills against Jacksonville State … rejected five attacks in a five-set contest with Delaware … smacked 12 kills and blocked four shots vs. Pittsburgh … two solo blocks at USF … went four straight matches with 10+ kills (Oct. 15-24) … five blocks at Western Michigan … hit .562 against Syracuse with 10 kills … 13 kills against Marquette … matched career-best with eight blocks against St. John[apos]s to go with eight kills and five digs … 15 kills with four blocks in a win over Connecticut … paced Notre Dame with five blocks at Villanova … one of three players with 10+ kills against Northern Iowa, finishing with 14 on a .480 clip … tossed in five kills on eight errorless swings at Rutgers … 15 kills on a .375 clip with four blocks vs. Villanova at the BIG EAST Championship … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Participated in 20 matches during her first collegiate campaign … played in 39 sets … hit .317 while leading all freshmen in kills (51), total blocks (39) and points (76.0) … recorded one kill and one block against Denver in first career match … recorded match-high .438 clip vs. Michigan with a season-best eight kills … tallied six blocks, three kills, two digs and an ace at Florida State … five kills with three digs at Connecticut in BIG EAST debut … seven kills produced a team-best .750 clip at DePaul … led team with four blocks against Rutgers … season-high eight blocks came during win over Marquette … five kills on eight swings and four blocks highlighted outing with Syracuse … three kills vs. Seton Hall in first BIG EAST Championship appearance … earned a monogram.

The EPPINK FILE: Four-time varsity letterwinner as a standout prep player at Westfield (Ind.) … ended prep days as program[apos]s career leader in kills (1,376), blocks/match (8.0) and kills/match (10) … Team MVP in 2007 … finished senior season with 402 kills, 87 blocks, 107 digs and 96 aces … first team all-state choice in 2007 and second-team selection in 2008 … member of 2008 Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association South All-Star team … three-time all-conference honoree … Indianapolis Star All-North Player of the Year in 2007 and 2008 … member of Indianapolis Star Volleyball Super Team in 2007 and 2008 … listed on PrepVolleyball.com as a top 50 recruit for the class of 2009 … ranked 36th among Senior Aces … part of Volleyball Magazine[apos]s 2009 ‘Fab 50′ … named to Volleyball Magazine[apos]s ’25 Underclassmen to Watch’ in 2007 … named to the all-tournament team at the 2006 USA Junior Volleyball Tournament … member of the Team Indiana 15-Under Titans … club team finished third in the American Division at the 2006 USA Junior Volleyball Tournament … graduated with academic honors after earning a 3.8 grade-point average in high school … standing reach of 7-11 … born in Dallas, Texas … daughter of Diana Turck and Frank Eppink … has two siblings, Sarah and Evan Colvin … grandfather graduated from Notre Dame in 1957 … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in marketing.

Eppink[apos]s Career Statistics

Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct. A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2009 39-20 51 1.31 18 104 .317 0 0.00 2 0.05 8 9 0.23 1 7 32 39 1.00 4 0 76.0 1.95
2010 111-31 252 2.27 85 599 .279 1 0.01 6 0.05 12 42 0.38 1 14 93 107 0.96 21 0 318.5 2.86
2011 99-29 192 1.94 68 496 .250 7 0.07 1 0.01 4 24 0.24 1 18 76 94 0.95 23 2 249.0 2.52
2012 100-28 215 2.15 71 538 .268 5 0.05 0 0.00 3 29 0.29 1 13 69 82 0.82 14 0 262.5 2.62
Totals 349-108 710 2.03 242 1737 .269 13 0.04 9 0.03 27 104 0.30 4 52 270 322 0.92 62 2 906.0 2.60