7 Nick Drooker
7 Nick Drooker
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
Position: Setter
Previous School: Cosby HS
m 28
k/s 0.22
h % .169
a/s 9.74
b/s 0.60
sa/s 0.40
d/s 1.76

2018

  • First team All-Conference Carolinas
  • King University's Al Nida Male Athlete of the Year
  • At the completion of his career, program leader in assists (3,892), service aces (179), digs (747), sets played (413) and matches played (114)
  • Second in program history with averages of 9.42 assists and 0.43 aces per set
  • Fourth all-time with an average of 1.81 digs per set
  • Ninth with 26 block solos, fourth with 214 block assists and 240 total blocks
  • Owns the top four single season marks for assists in a season and two marks for aces in a season
  • Ranked second in Conference Carolinas and 13th in NCAA Division I with an average of 9.74 assists per set
  • Ninth in the league and 50th in the country with an average of 1.76 digs per set
  • Average of 0.60 blocks per set ranked 15th in the league and 95th in the nation
  • Six matches with at least 40 assists, including one with 51 helpers
  • Posted two double-doubles, including 51 assists and career-high 22 digs at Mount Olive on February 23

2017: Second team All-Conference Carolinas...Selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week on March 13...Ranked fifth in NCAA Division I and second in Conference Carolinas with an average of 0.59 aces per set...12th in the country and second in the league with an average of 9.95 assists per set...Averaged 1.83 digs per set, a mark that ranked 40th in the nation and 12th in the conference...Broke own school record for assists in a season with 1,035...Led the league with 61 total service aces...Ranked ninth in Conference Carolinas with 56 block assists and 11th with 63 total blocks...Reached double figures in aces in every match he played, including 11 matches with at least 40 assists...Set the school record with 64 assists in a win over Eastern Mennonite on March 11, the first time anyone eclipsed the 60-assists pleateau in program history...Dished out 59 helpers in a win at Mount Olive on March 31...Posted five double-doubles, including three straight from February 4-11...Recorded a season-high of 12 digs twice, on February 4 at Belmont Abbey and on February 11 at Erskine...Posted at least three service aces in a match 12 times, including two streaks of four straight matches...Registered a career-high seven aces at Barton on April 1...Had at least four blocks in a match seven times, including three matches with a season-high of five stuffs...Season-high of four kills came in a win at Erskine on February 11.

2016: Broke his own school record for assists in a season with 1,018, becoming the first Tornado to eclipse the 1,000-assist plateau...Led Conference Carolinas in assists and ranked ninth with an average of 8.85 assists per set...Ranked second in Conference Carolinas with 54 service aces and third with an average of 0.47 aces per set...That average ranked sixth in all of NCAA Division I...The 54 assists also set a new King record for aces in a season...Sixth in the league with 232 digs, a mark that led King and ranks third in school history...Averaged 2.02 digs per set...Ranked eighth in the conference with 58 block assists and 10th with 65 total blocks...Led King with nine double-doubles...Broke his own school record for assists in a match, setting the mark at 59...Eclipsed the 50-assist plateau three times including 59 at North Greenville...Had at least 40 assists in a match 11 times...In the match at North Greenville, also accounted for a then career-best 17 digs...Broke that mark when he posted 19 digs in a 3-0 win over Mount Olive...Had a season-high of five blocks in three straight matches from April 2-9.

2015: Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year...King University Male Rookie of the Year...Second in Conference Carolinas with 953 total assists and fifth with an average of 9.25 assists per set...Set the school record for assists in a season, becoming the first Tornado to eclipse the 800- and 900-assist plateaus...Average of 9.25 assists is seventh all-time at King...Joined Chandler Wellmann as the only King players to play in more than 100 sets at 103...Handed out at least 50 assists in a match five times...Was one helper away from the school record of 52 assists in a match three times...Had 51 assists in matches against Belmont Abbey and North Greenville and at Limestone...Dished out 50 assists in matches Barton and Alderson Broaddus...Accounted for 49 assists in a match three times, coming against at Coker and Barton and against Erskine...Had at least 20 assists in all but two matches...Posted four double-doubles on the season...Accounted for a career-best 15 digs to go along with 50 assists against Alderson Broaddus on March 6...Had 12 digs and 51 helpers in a 3-1 win over North Greenville on March 18...Posted 48 assists and 10 digs in the regular season finale, a 3-1 win over Coker on April 11...Registered 51 assists and 10 digs in the Conference Carolinas Tournament match at Limestone on April 18...Tallied a career-best nine blocks in a 3-2 win over Barton on February 6, ranking him second in school history...Accounted for 57 total blocks, 50 assists for an average of 0.55 blocks per set...One of five Tornado to have at least 100 digs with 165...Averaged 1.60 digs per set...Registered 34 kills and hit .281...Second on the team with 28 service aces, averaging 0.27 aces per set...Posted a career-best five aces at Barton on March 20.

High School: Was a member of the volleyballteam at Cosby High School... Academic all district in 2011, 2012,2013... First team all district, first team all region central zoneand first team all metro in 2013... Distinguised honor rollmember... AP Scholar award winner

Personal: Son of Marc and Andi Drooker...Majoring in Biology... Met Reid Priddy of the USA men's volleyballteam.

Recent Games
Apr 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0
Apr 10 Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0
Apr 17 No. 8 Lees-McRae W, 3-0
Apr 20 No. 4 Belmont Abbey W, 3-1
Apr 21 No. 2 Barton W, 3-0
Apr 26 at #6 Ohio State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 16
Sets 91 51
Kills 20 8
Kills per set 0.22 0.16
Errors 10 4
Total Attacks 59 32
Hitting Percentage .169 .125
Assists 886 487
Assists per set 9.74 9.55
Service Aces 36 25
Service Errors 78 44
Service Aces per set 0.40 0.49
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 160 96
Digs per set 1.76 1.88
Block Solo 5 2
Block Assist 50 26
Block Total 55 28
Blocks per set 0.60 0.55
Block Errors 6 4
Ball Handling Errors 5 1
Points 86.0 48.0
Points per set 0.9 0.9
Matches started 28 16
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 5 at #4 UCLA L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 4 -.250 16 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Jan 6 vs. McKendree W, 3-1 1 4 1 0 2 .500 45 0 4 0 9 1 3 0 4 2 3.5
Jan 6 vs. UC San Diego L, 3-1 1 4 2 0 3 .667 45 2 4 0 10 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Jan 18 Alderson Broaddus W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 27 2 5 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Jan 24 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 22 2 1 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Jan 27 at Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 2 1.000 32 0 2 0 4 0 2 1 2 0 3.0
Jan 30 at Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 4 .000 38 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 3.5
Feb 2 Erskine W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 2 .000 24 1 2 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Feb 3 Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 4 .250 35 0 2 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Feb 13 North Greenville W, 3-0 1 3 0 1 2 -.500 25 3 3 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Feb 20 Limestone W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 27 3 5 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Feb 23 at Mount Olive W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 2 .000 51 2 2 0 22 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Feb 24 at Barton L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 3 .000 22 3 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Feb 28 at Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 24 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 1.5
Mar 2 at #6 Loyola (Ill.) L, 3-1 1 4 1 0 1 1.000 33 2 2 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Mar 3 at #7 Lewis L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 2 -.500 26 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 17 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 28 0 3 0 6 2 1 0 3 1 2.5
Mar 17 Bluefield (Va.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Erskine W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 7 .000 26 3 2 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Mar 24 at Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 23 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Mar 27 at North Greenville W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 34 2 4 0 6 0 2 2 2 0 4.0
Apr 3 at Limestone W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 3 .333 31 3 3 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Apr 6 Barton W, 3-1 1 4 0 1 1 -1.000 47 2 6 0 7 0 2 1 2 0 3.0
Apr 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 2 .000 36 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Apr 10 Lincoln Memorial W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 42 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Apr 17 No. 8 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 2 .000 25 0 3 0 4 0 3 1 3 0 2.5
Apr 20 No. 4 Belmont Abbey W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 3 1.000 46 2 3 0 5 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Apr 21 No. 2 Barton W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 3 .000 30 2 6 0 6 0 5 0 5 0 5.5
Apr 26 at #6 Ohio State L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 1 -1.000 26 0 2 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 28 91 20 0.22 10 59 .169 886 9.74 36 0.40 160 1.76 5 50 55 0.60 86.0 0.9
Conference 16 51 8 0.16 4 32 .125 487 9.55 25 0.49 96 1.88 2 26 28 0.55 48.0 0.9
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Home 13 41 10 0.24 5 23 .217 414 10.10 17 0.41 72 1.76 2 25 27 0.66 41.5 1.0
Away 13 42 7 0.17 5 31 .065 382 9.10 17 0.40 69 1.64 2 19 21 0.50 35.5 0.8
Neutral 2 8 3 0.38 0 5 .600 90 11.25 2 0.25 19 2.38 1 6 7 0.88 9.0 1.1
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Wins 22 71 17 0.24 7 45 .222 718 10.11 29 0.41 131 1.85 4 42 46 0.65 71.0 1.0
Losses 6 20 3 0.15 3 14 .000 168 8.40 7 0.35 29 1.45 1 8 9 0.45 15.0 0.8
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January 7 23 7 0.30 2 17 .294 225 9.78 7 0.30 39 1.70 2 12 14 0.61 22.0 1.0
February 7 23 2 0.09 1 14 .071 208 9.04 12 0.52 51 2.22 0 14 14 0.61 21.0 0.9
March 6 19 3 0.16 2 12 .083 170 8.95 8 0.42 28 1.47 2 9 11 0.58 17.5 0.9
April 8 26 8 0.31 5 16 .188 283 10.88 9 0.35 42 1.62 1 15 16 0.62 25.5 1.0