Outside Hitter
Height: 6'3"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Winston Salem, N.C.
High School: Mount Tabor


  • Maryland record holder in career solo blocks (99)
  • Second in Maryland history in career kills (1,424)
  • Ranks in Maryland career top 10 in hitting pct., total attacks, block assists and total blocks
  • All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (2015)
  • B1G Co-Player of the Week (11/30/15)
  • All-ACC Third Team (2013)
  • ACC All-Freshman Team (2011)

As a Redshirt Senior (2015): Started all 122 sets (34 matches) ... led the team and ranked fourth in the Big Ten with 3.54 kills per set (432 total) ... served 38 aces, including 36 in conference play ... led the Big Ten with 0.51 aces per set in conference play ... named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week (11/30) ... posted 13 kills on .310 hitting and three ace at Northwestern (11/28) ... notched 20 kills, five aces and three solo blocks vs. Iowa (11/26) ... became Maryland's all-time career solo blocks leader vs. Iowa (11/26) ... tallied 16 kills vs. #17 Purdue (11/11) ... posted 18 kills on a .364 clip and four service aces vs. #12 Ohio State (11/6) ... tallied 16 kills vs. #1 Penn State (11/5) ... notched 16 kills at Iowa (10/30) ... tallied first career double-double with 19 kills and 10 digs vs. Rutgers (10/24) ... posted 23 kills at Rutgers (10/21) ... notched 16 kills on .444 hitting and eight digs at #23 Michigan (10/15) … tallied 10 kills, four service aces and two blocks vs. #11 Minnesota (10/9) … posted a season-high 21 kills on .415 hitting and a career-high five service aces at #18 Purdue (10/3) … notched 17 kills, two service aces and four blocks at Indiana (10/2) ... tallied 12 kills and two blocks vs. Northwestern (9/26) ... posted 12 kills and three aces vs. Illinois (9/25) ... recorded 14 kills, two digs and two blocks at Oklahoma (9/18) ... posted 18 kills on .571 hitting at Navy (9/12) ... notched 11 kills and five blocks, including two solo, at Howard (9/5) ... recorded 14 kills and seven blocks versus Penn (9/5) ... posted 12 kills on .300 hitting against Kent State (8/29) ... notched seven kills and five blocks vs. Hofstra (8/29) ... recorded eight kills, three digs and four blocks against Duquesne (8/28) ... notched nine kills and three blocks vs. Morgan State (8/28).

As a Senior (2014): Saw time in 30 sets (seven matches) before suffering a season-ending injury … averaged 3.93 kills per set before getting injured … made 20 kills and four blocks against Radford (9/12) … tallied 18 kills and five blocks against Lehigh (9/5) … notched a season-high 24 kills and four blocks against Liberty (8/30) … made a service ace and 16 kills in season debut at Elon (8/29).

As a Junior (2013): Selected to All-ACC Third Team...only Terp to appear in all 121 sets...led team with a .295 hitting percentage...second on team with 331 total kills (2.74/s) and 106 blocks...named to All-Tournament team at three tournaments to open the season: George Washington Invitational, Maryland Invitational #1, Maryland Invitational #2...notched 14 kills (.500 pct.) and six kills against UMKC (9/6)...tallied double-digit kills in four straight games from Aug. 31-Sep. 7...notched a career-high 19 kills versus Marshall (9/21)...had 14 kills and three blocks against Clemson (9/29)...posted season-high seven blocks against Virginia (10/4)...had a career-high .636 hitting percentage (15k, 1e, 22a) at Miami (10/13)...totaled 11 kills (.429 pct.) and three blocks versus Boston College (10/20) ...had 10 kills at #14 North Carolina (10/25)...posted 10 kills with a .600 hitting percentage against #15 Duke (11/8)...notched 11 kills (.364 pct.) at Boston College (11/15)...posted 13 kills and matched career-high with eight blocks in season finale at Virginia (11/30).

As a Sophomore (2012): Started all 32 matches for the Terps and played in every set during the season (117)...led the team and ranked fourth in the ACC in hitting percentage (.363), which also ranked 42nd nationally...recorded the fourth-highest hitting percentage in a single season in school history...led the team in total blocks (119) and averaged 1.02 per set...finished with 31 solo blocks, which is tied for seventh most in a single season...has 60 career solo blocks, which is seventh all-time at Maryland...finished with the second-highest kill total on the team (312)...finished with 12 kills and five blocks at Virginia Tech (11/10)...had 11 kills on 19 attack attempts in a win over Virginia (11/9)...totaled 18 kills and nine blocks in wins over Duke (11/4) and Wake Forest (11/2)...finished with 12 kills in a victory over Georgia Tech (10/26)...had 10 kills and seven blocks at North Carolina (10/19)...totaled 13 kills and three blocks against No. 12 Florida State (10/14)...had 12 kills and four blocks at Wake Forest (10/6)...totaled 12 kills on .556 hitting and four blocks at Duke (10/5)...knocked down 15 kills on .367 hitting and added seven digs and four blocks against Virginia Tech (9/28)...had eight kills and seven blocks at Clemson (9/21)...won MVP honors at the Blackbird Invitational after finishing with 31 kills and 23 total blocks in three matches...earned a spot on the Spring Hill Suites at Arundel Mills Invitational All-Tournament team...named the MVP of the Villanova Classic after totaling 26 kills and 13 blocks during the a three-set win at LIU Brooklyn (9/15), added nine kills and eight blocks...contributed a match-high 15 kills and eight blocks in a sweep of St. John's (9/14)...recorded 14 kills and a career-high .619 hitting percentage with three solo blocks in a sweep of George Washington (9/8)...finished with a 13 kills and a .524 hitting percentage against Ohio State (9/1)...notched 15 kills and three blocks against Seton Hall (8/31)...added 10 kills and six blocks in a five-set win over New Hampshire (8/25).

As a Freshman (2011): Ninth Terp to be named to the ACC All-Freshman Team...led the team in solo blocks (29) and was second in total blocks (99)...led the Terps with 15 kills against Wake Forest (11/20)...tallied nine kills on 17 attempts at Virginia (11/12)...had 10 kills at NC State (10/28)...led the team with 11 kills against #25 Miami (10/23)...tallied seven kills against #19 Florida State (10/21)...against Wake Forest (10/14) tallied six kills and three blocks...finished with six kills and seven blocks against Clemson (10/8)...had 12 kills and seven blocks against Virginia Tech (10/2)...tallied a career-high 17 kills in a five-set win over Virginia (9/30)...earned ACC Freshman of the Week honors for her performance against North Carolina and NC State..had a .615 hitting percentage to finish with eight kills against North Carolina (9/23)...recorded eight kills on a .400 hitting percentage at Boston College (9/20)...had eight kills and six blocks against No. 25 Ohio State (9/17)...set a career-high with seven blocks against Delaware (9/10)...tallied seven kills and five blocks against Quinnipiac (9/3)...recorded 12 kills and two blocks against No. 24 Tennessee...posted nine kills against Ohio (8/27)...led Maryland with a .353 attack percentage, and recorded eight kills and six blocks against Villanova (8/26).

Before Maryland: Played high school volleyball at Mount Tabor High School under head coach Robyn Wesselman...2011 most valuable player...2010 co-conference player of the year, Under Armour Second Team All-American, and all-county Player of the Year...also played club for head coach Robyn Wesselman with the Set Point Volleyball Club from 2008-2011...also recruited by Duke, North Carolina, Harvard, Yale, Cornell, and Kentucky.

Personal: Full name Adreene Stephany Elliott...daughter of Darryl Smith and Avis Williams-Smith...has two sisters, Alishka Elliott and Arianette majoring in economics...NCHSAA Scholar-Athlete, President's Academic Excellence Award, National Achievement Scholarship...volunteered for many programs including Special Olympics, Samaritan Ministries, and Arbor Acres.

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