Mallory Sanders

#2 Mallory Sanders

POS. OH
HT. 6-0
CLASS So.
HOMETOWN Mansfield, TX
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Mansfield HS (TAV)

Awards

  • ASC Freshman of the Year (2013)
  • All-ASC Second Team (2013)
  • ASC All-Tournament Team (2013)
  • ASC First Team (2014)
  • ASC All-Academic (2014)
  • Sports Imports/AVCA Division III Player of the Week (Sept. 15, 2015)
  • AVCA Division III All-America Honorable Mention (2015)
  • AVCA All-Region Team - Division III West Region (2015)
  • All-ASC (2015)
  • ASC East Division Co-Player of the Year (2015)
  • ASC East Division First Team (2015)
  • ASC East Division Offensive Player of the Week (2015 - 3 times)
  • ASC All-Academic (2015)
  • ASC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Team (2015)

Career Highs

  • Attacks: 84 vs. Texas Lutheran (9/3/16)
  • Kills: 24, 2 times; last vs. Birmingham-Southern (10/29/16)
  • Assists: 5, 2 times; last at Centenary (10/1/13)
  • Aces: 6 vs. Texas-Tyler (11/8/13)
  • Digs: 26 vs. Texas-Tyler (10/28/14)
  • Blocks: 12 vs. Illinois Wesleyan (9/4/15)

Records

  • 3rd all-time in aces: 144
  • 5th all-time in kills: 1,373
  • 6th all-time in digs: 1,147
  • 10th all-time in blocks: 187

Triple-doubles

  • 19 kills, 18 digs, 11 blocks vs. Illinois Wesleyan (9/4/15)

Double-doubles

  • 16 kills, 16 digs vs. Hardin-Simmons (11/10/16)
  • 20 kills, 19 digs at Howard Payne (11/04/16)
  • 22 kills, 19 digs vs. Hardin-Simmons (11/03/16)
  • 24 kills, 18 digs vs. Birmingham-Southern (10/29/16)
  • 13 kills, 10 digs at Texas Lutheran (10/28/16)
  • 15 kills, 11 digs at LeTourneau (10/25/16)
  • 11 kills, 15 digs vs. Belhaven (10/22/16)
  • 15 kills, 15 digs vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor (10/14/16)
  • 18 kills, 14 digs at Texas-Tyler (10/4/16)
  • 14 kills, 13 digs at Belhaven (9/30/16)
  • 17 kills, 10 digs vs Hardin-Simmons (9/24/16)
  • 10 kills, 10 digs vs McMurry (9/23/26)
  • 11 kills, 13 digs vs Wheaton (9/10/16)
  • 22 kills, 16 digs vs Pomona-Pitzer (9/9/16)
  • 12 kills, 10 digs vs Claremont Mudd Scripps (9/9/16)
  • 22 kills, 14 digs vs Texas Lutheran (9/3/16)
  • 22 kills, 10 digs vs. Concordia (TX) (11/6/15)
  • 12 kills, 11 digs vs. Dallas (10/31/15)
  • 15 kills, 10 digs vs. Sul Ross State (10/16/15)
  • 12 kills, 10 digs vs. LeTourneau (10/13/15)
  • 14 kills, 13 digs vs. Mary-Hardin Baylor (9/25/15)
  • 14 kills, 16 digs vs. Colorado College (9/17/15)
  • 18 kills, 11 digs vs. Texas Dallas (9/15/15)
  • 24 kills, 15 digs vs. Dallas (9/11/15)
  • 23 kills, 13 digs vs. Southwestern (9/11/15)
  • 14 kills, 17 digs vs. Whitman College (9/5/15)
  • 13 kills, 14 digs vs. Millsaps (9/5/15)
  • 10 kills, 14 digs at Concordia (11/1/14)
  • 11 kills, 26 digs at Texas-Tyler (10/28/14)
  • 12 kills, 20 digs vs. Texas Dallas (10/7/14)
  • 19 kills, 18 digs vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor (10/4/14)
  • 16 kills, 11 digs vs. Colorado College (9/5/14)
  • 15 kills, 16 digs vs. St. Mary's (9/5/14)
  • 18 kills, 17 digs vs. Southwestern (8/30/14)
  • 12 kills, 11 digs vs. Dallas (8/30/14)
  • 17 kills, 11 digs vs. Texas Dallas (11/8/13)
  • 12 kills, 16 digs vs. Texas Lutheran (11/2/13)
  • 14 kills, 11 digs vs. Texas-Tyler (10/19/13)
  • 11 kills, 11 digs vs. Texas Dallas (10/11/13)
  • 15 kills, 10 digs vs. Texas-Tyler (9/28/13)
  • 19 kills, 10 digs vs. Hardin-Simmons (9/20/13)
  • 10 kills, 12 digs at Rhodes College (9/14/13)

2016 (senior)

  • Played 99 sets in 27 matches
  • Led team with 373 kills, 3.77 per set, which also led the team.
  • 2nd on the team with 322.
  • 3rd in blocks with 46.
  • 2nd on the team with 22 services aces, including seven games with two.
  • Tied career high with 24 kills against Birmingham-Southern (10/29/16)

2015 (junior)

  • Played 99 sets in 28 matches
  • Led team with 384 kills, 3.88 per set, which led the team.
  • Finished second on the team with 297 digs, 3.00 per set.
  • Her 27 services aces was second on the team, she had a season high three sets in matches vs. Colorado College, Mary Hardin-Baylor, and Dallas
  • Tallied 49 blocks, which was second on the team, had a season high 12 blocks vs. Illinois Wesleyan
  • Set career highs in
    • Kills with 24 against Dallas
    • Blocks with 12 vs. Illinois Wesleyan

2014 (sophomore)

  • Named to First team All-ASC
  • Played 97 total sets, 27 matches
  • Led team with 339 kills, 3.49 per set, which led the team and was second in the conference
  • Finished second on the team with 300 digs, 3.09 per set
  • Her 31 service aces was second on the team, she had a season high five against Howard Payne
  • Totaled 45 blocks which ranked third on the team, had a season high four blocks twice against Mary Hardin-Baylor and at Howard Payne
  • Set career highs with:
    • 69 attacks against Southwestern
    • 19 kills against Mary Hardin-Baylor (tied career high)
    • 26 digs at Texas-Tyler

2013 (freshman)

  • Played in 132 sets and 38 matches
  • Named ASC Freshman of the Year
  • Earned all-ASC second team honors
  • Had two kills, an ace, a block and a dig in first career match vs. Belhaven (Miss.) (9/6/13)
  • Earned first career double-double with 10 kills and 12 digs at Rhodes (9/14/13)
  • Had a career high 19 kills and 10 digs for another double-double, while also setting a career high with four blocks vs. Hardin-Simmons (9/20/13)
  • Gained another double-double with 15 kills and 10 digs vs. Texas-Tyler (9/28/13)
  • Posted another double-double with 11 kills and 11 digs vs. Texas-Dallas (10/11/13)
  • Had 12 kills and 16 digs for another double-double vs. Hardin-Simmons (10/12/13)
  • Earned another double-double with 14 kills and 11 digs vs. Texas-Tyler (10/19/13)
  • Made career high 19 digs at Mary Hardin-Baylor (10/25/13)
  • Notched another double-double with 12 kills and 16 digs vs. Texas Lutheran (11/2/13)
  • Made career high six service aces in ASC Tournament win vs. Texas-Tyler (11/8/13)
  • Recorded a double-double with 17 kills and 11 digs in ASC Tournament win vs. Texas-Dallas (11/8/13)
  • Notched final double-double of the season in ASC Tournament semifinal win vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor (11/9/13)
  • Finished the season second on the team in kills (352) and digs (303)
  • Led the team in service aces with 64, making her a member of the 50-ace club and recording 24 assists and 58 blocks

Club

  • Played for Texas Advantage Volleyball under Jessica Tennison
  • Her team won the Junior Olympic national championship in 2009

Mansfield High School

  • Lettered four years in volleyball
  • Played for Judith McGill
  • All-District 4-5A second-team selection as a freshman in 2009
  • Three-time all-district first-team selection
  • Four-time academic all-district selection
  • District 5-5A Most Valuable Player (2011) and District 7-5A Most Valuable Player (2012)
  • Helped lead her team to two district championships during her junior and senior seasons, including an undefeated District 5-5A championship in 2011
  • Helped lead Mansfield to three bi-district playoff wins
  • Accumulated 517 kills and 435 digs during her junior season (2011)
  • Tallied 575 kills and 480 digs as a senior in 2012
  • Was a high school teammate of fellow ETBU volleyball newcomer Morgan Rupp
  • Graduated in 2013

Personal

  • Daughter of Debbie and Duane Sanders
  • Born on March 28, 1995
  • Majoring in Kinesiology

Favorites

  • Hobbies: Volleyball, volunteering, going to the lake
  • Sports Team: Texas Rangers
  • Favorite Athlete: Kerri Walsh
  • Foods: Mexican, Italian
  • Person: Her parents
  • Vacation Place: Winning the Junior Olympics gold medal and placing number one in the country for her club volleyball team’s age group
  • Prized Possession: Family
  • Influential Person in Her Life: Jaci Mitchell
  • Sports Movie: Remember the Titans
  • Famous People You Have Met: Kerri Walsh
  • Favorite Music Group: Josh Abbot Band
  • Favorite Actor/Actress: Sandra Bullock