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Sola Okesanjo
Sola  Okesanjo

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Chicago, Illinois

High School:
King College Prep

Height:
6-2

Position:
MB

11/17/2017

Maryland Eastern Shore vs. N.C. Central (11.17.17)

The Hawks swept the Eagles in the MEAC Championship Quarterfinal (photos by Joey Gardner)

09/19/2017

The Henson's Hawk Invite

The Shore wins three of four matches to place 2nd at The Henson's Hawk Invite. (photos by Joey Gardner)

09/09/2017

Hawks Volleyball vs. William & Mary (9.9.17)

The Shore swept the William & Mary Tribe for their sixth straight win in Winston-Salem. (photos by Carlos Morales)

09/01/2017

Maryland Eastern Shore vs. Navy (8.26.17)

The Hawks dropped a heartbreaking five set match to Navy (photos by Alex Edelman)

08/26/2017

Maryland Eastern Shore at the Kristen Dickmann Invitational

The Hawks battled St. Francis, Akron and Navy in Annapolis on August 25th and 26th (photos by Alex Edelman)

2017 (Redshirt Freshman): Participated in 31 matches and 78 sets in her first season on competition ... made her collegiate debut against Akron on August 26th, where she registered a season high six kills along with four block assists versus the Zips ... finished the season fourth on the team in blocks per set ... tallied a season high six blocks (one solo) against South Carolina State on September 23rd ... increased her kill percentage to .214 against the MEAC.

2016 (Freshman):
Redshirted her freshman year and maintained year of eligibility ... named Most Improved Performer at the athletic banquet for her outstanding work in practice. 

High School/Club:
Competed in volleyball at King College Prep High School ... named best defensive player every year while serving as a team captain ... was an honor roll student who participated in several organizations, inlcuding Peer Leading and Band ... played on the Chicago Elite Volleyball Club. 

Personal: daughter of Monsurat Sanyaolu ... has two brothers and a sister ... best personal sports moment was her participating in a packed house match during AAU Nationals ... lists Joel Anderson as her biggest influence because he taught her to believe in herself and helped her excel as a player ... started her own non-profit summer business ... wants to work in HR or a pharmaceutical sales rep upon graduation ... favorite saying is "There is no classic in life" -Nicole Kacor ... hobbies include baking and dancing ... wants to become more aggressive and play at a high and intense level while playing volleyball at Maryland Eastern Shore.

CAREER HIGHS

Kills: 6 
(vs. Akron, Aug. 26, 2017)

Aces: 1 
(vs. UMass Lowell, Sept. 1, 2017)

Assists: 1 
(2x, last vs. N.C. A&T, Sept. 22, 2017)


Digs: 1 
(5x, last vs. N.C. Central, Nov. 17, 2017)

Blocks: 6 
(vs. S.C. State, Sept. 23, 2017)

CAREER STATISTICS


Year

SP

MP

K

K/S

E

TA

PCT

A

SA

D

BS

BA

TB

BPS

2017

78

31

60

0.77

36

158

.152

2

1

5

7

28

35

0.45

Total

78

31

60

0.77

36

158

.152

2

1

5

7

28

35

0.45

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