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#8 Helen Boyle
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Eureka, Mo.
High School: St. Joseph's Academy
Major: Marketing
Born: 12/09/1992
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Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/23/2014

2014 USA Volleyball A2 Program Tryout Participant
2013 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2012 All-Louisiana Second Team
2012 USA Volleyball A2 Program Tryout Participant
2011 All-SEC Freshman Team
2011 SEC Freshman of the Week (11/07)

SENIOR SEASON (2014)
Finished her LSU career playing in 96 matches and 318 total sets in her four-year career… Finished with 688 kills, a 2.16 kills per set average, hitting .158 for her career… Earned 848 digs, averaging 2.67 per set with 102 total blocks averaging 0.32... Had 38 service aces for a 0.12 aces per set clip and 72 assists… Played in 12 matches in her senior season, earning five starts and playing in 29 total sets while playing through injury… Earned 39 kills on the season, averaging 1.34 per set with 10 assists… Had 43 digs for a 1.48 digs per set average with nine assisted blocks for a 0.31 average… Nearly tallied a double-double in the season opener, finishing with a season best 12 kills and nine digs against San Diego... Finished with three kills and five digs against South Florida... Earned four kills and three digs with two blocks against Purdue... Set a new career high in assists with four against Central Arkansas, earning five kills, three digs and two blocks... Against Alabama had eight kills and two assists, with six digs and three blocks in the match... Had three kills, four digs and a block in the win over Arkansas... Returned to the lineup against South Carolina, playing all four sets and earning eight digs with an assist against the Gamecocks... Earned the game-winning kill against Missouri with a dig.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
Checked in with 29 appearances which included 18 starts at outside hitter … Saw limited action during LSU’s first 11 matches of the season (Aug. 30-Sept. 21) before she started 16 of the team’s final 21 matches (Sept. 27-Dec. 7) … Picked up 2.00 kills, 2.69 digs and 0.29 blocks per set … The 2.69 digs per set ranked 20th in the SEC, while five of her eight double-doubles came against SEC opponents … Popped five kills on five swings versus Texas-San Antonio (Aug. 30) … Saw her first extended action of season where she registered 14 kills and 14 digs as LSU wiped away a two-set deficit against Baylor (Sept. 20) … Notched 15 kills and 17 digs versus Georgia (Sept. 27) … Tallied six kills on 11 errorless swings en route to a career-high .545 hitting percentage against Mississippi State (Oct. 13) … Cranked 14 kills coupled with 12 digs at Georgia (Nov. 8) … Belted a season’s best 16 kills and reeled in 15 digs versus Auburn (Nov. 15) … Turned in 10 kills and 14 digs against Alabama (Nov. 30) … Powered home 14 kills to go along with 16 digs as part of LSU’s five-set comeback win over No. 24 Michigan (Dec. 6) in the NCAA Tournament First Round … Came away with 11 kills, 11 digs and a season-high five blocks at No. 3 Washington (Dec. 7) during NCAA Tournament Second Round … Heads into her senior season 195 digs away from reaching 1,000 for her career.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Notched 26 appearances which included 25 starts at outside hitter ... Secured 2.71 kills, 2.72 digs and 0.28 blocks per set en route to an All-Louisiana Second-Team selection ... Registered 10 or more kills on 12 occasions, third-highest on the team ... Tacked on double figure digs 13 times, tied for second on the squad ... Upped her averages to 3.04 kills, 2.99 digs and 0.32 blocks per set during SEC action ... One of four players to be ranked inside the SEC's Top 20 in both kills and digs per set during league matches ... Compiled 10 double-doubles, all during conference play ... The 10 double dips were second on the team and tied for ninth among the SEC leaders ... Teamed with Desiree Elliott and Madie Jones for 74.4 percent of LSU's kills during SEC matches ... Turned in solid all-around effort with nine kills, 12 digs and two aces against Western Michigan (Sept. 8) ... Strung together 10 straight matches with double digit kills (Sept. 16-Oct. 19) ... Opened run with 15-kill performance at South Carolina (Sept. 16) ... Equaled a career-best with 18 kills and tacked on 12 digs during LSU's five-set win versus Kentucky (Sept. 21) ... Cranked 13 kills and reeled in 20 digs to match a career-high at Mississippi State (Sept. 28) ... Belted 15 kills on a career-best .483 hitting percentage and ripped a career-high three aces at Arkansas (Sept. 30) ... Became first player since Kyna Washington in 2007 to collect a double-double in five consecutive matches (Oct. 3-19) ... Powered home 16 kills to go along with 18 digs against Georgia (Oct. 3) ... Provided 14 kills, 10 digs and equaled a career-best four blocks at Auburn (Oct. 19) ... Buried 10 kills and added 11 digs during the Mississippi State match (Oct. 28) ... Tallied 14 kills, 13 digs and three blocks at Georgia (Nov. 9) ... Missed LSU's last three matches (Nov. 16-21) due to injury.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Played in 29 of 30 matches, including 28 starts at outside hitter ... Made an instant impact as a six-rotation player and garnered All-SEC Freshman Team accolades ... Posted 2.06 kills, 2.93 digs and 0.38 blocks per set playing in 108 of LSU's 114 frames ... Her 316 digs and seven double-doubles were second on the team ... Reeled in double figure digs 18 times, including 13 of 20 SEC outings ... Fired in 20 aces and collected 13 perfect passer ratings with 10 or more attempts, third-highest on the squad ... Garnered 10 or more kills on nine occasions highlighted by three straight efforts from Aug. 27-Sept. 3 ... Popped seven kills on a career-best .467 hitting percentage against Louisiana-Lafayette (Aug. 26) during first career start ... Cranked 16 kills and reeled in a career-high 20 digs versus Miami (Aug. 27) to claim her first career double-double ... Powered home 11 kills and totaled a career-best four blocks against Arkansas-Little Rock (Sept. 2) ... Added 11 kills, 13 digs and three blocks at New Mexico State (Sept. 3) ... Tallied 12 kills and 11 digs versus Xavier (Sept. 9) ... Equaled a career-high with 20 digs at Alabama (Sept. 18) ... Turned in a solid all-around performance with nine kills, 14 digs and matched a career-best four blocks against No. 23 Tennessee (Sept. 30) ... Belted 10 kills to go along with 15 digs versus Ole Miss (Oct. 23) ... Provided double figure spikes in four of seven November matches (Nov. 4-26) ... Exploded for a career-best 18 kills and corralled 18 digs at Auburn (Nov. 4) ... Tacked on another double dip, 11 kills and 10 digs, at Georgia (Nov. 6) to earn SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 7) ... Fired in 11 kills on a .333 hitting clip and corralled 14 digs at No. 16 Kentucky (Nov. 18). 

HIGH SCHOOL
Coached by Karen Davis at St. Joseph's Academy in Missouri ... LSU's 2011 recruiting class tabbed No. 18 nationally by PrepVolleyball.com ... Team racked up a 116-37 overall record to go along with the 2008 and 2010 Class 4A state championships ... Three-time Class 4A All-State First-Team and St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro First-Team pick from 2008-10 ... Selected 2010 St. Louis Post-Dispatch Player of the Year ... Participated in the 2010 USA Volleyball's Women's Junior A2 Program ... Checked in at No. 86 among PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces ... Earned PrepVolleyball.com's High School All-American Highest Honorable Mention status in 2009 ... Plays club volleyball for the Rockwood Thunder, who finished 10th at the 2010 USAV Nationals in the 17 Open Division.

PERSONAL
Full name is Mary Helen Boyle ... Daughter of John and Shenee Boyle ... Born on December 9, 1992 ... Has two sisters, Frannie (22) and Bridget (17), along with one brother Jack (20) ... Majoring in accounting ... Also recruited by Duke, Missouri, Oklahoma, Stanford and Wake Forest.

CAREER HIGHS
Hitting Pct. (min. 10 kills): .467, Louisiana-Lafayette (08/26/11)
Kills: 18, at Auburn (11/04/11)
Attempts: 47, Miami (08/27/11)
Assists: 3, two times, last at Mississippi State (10/30/11)
Digs: 20, two times, last at Alabama (09/18/11)
Service Aces: 3, two times, last Georgia (10/14/11)
Total Blocks: 4, two times, last No. 23 Tennessee (09/30/11)

 

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