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  Nnenna Amobi
Nnenna Amobi

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
Bethesda-Chevy Chase

Last College:
Georgia

Height:
5-10

Position:
Outside Hitter

Birthdate:
09/24/1979

Transferred from Georgia who made an immediate impact for the Terps last season … adjusted well to the ACC and fit in nicely into the rotation ... will compete for a starting spot at middle hitter.

AS A JUNIOR (1999)

Posted 10 kills against Villanova on Sept. 1 … had 12 kills against Akron on Sept. 4 … smacked 12 kills against James Madison on Sept. 7 … turned in 10 kills against UNLV on Sept. 11 … notched 13 kills against Delaware on Sept. 17 … posted 11 kills against Virginia on Sept. 28 … had 13 kills and four block assists against Duke on Oct. 9 … had a career-high 18 kills and posted five total blocks (one solo, four assist) vs. Georgia Tech on Oct. 16 … notched 14 kills against Duke on Oct. 19 … posted 13 kills against Virginia on Nov. 5.

AS A SOPHOMORE (1998)

Recorded a career-best 17 kills against LSU … the week before the LSU match, she had 16 kills against Kentucky … had nine kills against Notre Dame and against SW Missouri State … turned in a four-ace performance against Notre Dame … blocked a career-best seven shots against Tennessee … had a season-high .458 attack percentage at Kentucky (16-5-24) … an academic All-SEC selection.


AS A FRESHMAN (1997)

Played in 12 matches and 14 games … hit .458 (14-3-24) for the season … recorded 10 kills in 13 attempts (.769) against Georgia Southern.


BEFORE MARYLAND

A first-team all-county selection and the Montgomery Journal Player of the Year in 1996 … the MVP of her high school squad in 1996 while leading the county in kills per game (12.2) and blocks per game (4.2).


PERSONAL

Born Sept. 24, 1979 … the daughter of Evangeline Amobi … majoring in letters and sciences.


CAREER BESTS


Kills: 18 vs. Georgia Tech, 10-16-99
Attack Pct: .476 vs. James Madison, 9-7-99
Digs: 9 vs. Notre Dame (1998) and vs. SW Missouri (1998)
Blocks: 8 vs. Rutgers, 9-10-99
Assists: 2 vs. LSU (1998) and vs. Georgetown, 9-18-99
Service Aces:4 vs. Notre Dame (1998)


CAREER STATISTICS


Year        M   G   K   E   TA   PCT	A   SA	 DIG  BS   BA	TB
1997       12  14  14   3   24  .458	0   0	 5    1	   3	4
1998       19  60  145 96  401  .122	4   7	39    1	  24	25
1999       31  113 260 114 614  .238    8   9   44    19  86    105
Totals     62  187 419 213 1039 .198	12  16	88    21  113	134

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