10 Rachel Olinyk
10 Rachel Olinyk
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Moorpark, Calif.
High School: Moorpark JC
Position: Middle Blocker

2011 - Olinyk was again named All-MIAA after leading the Lions and ranking fourth in the MIAA in kills per set with 3.25 ... She led the team with a .253 attack average and her 24 kills against Pittsburg State at home was the second-most in a single match in the MIAA this season ... Olinyk finished her career with 674 kills and a 3.02 kills per set average ... she averaged .263 in attack percentage, while also nailing down 114 career blocks ... She finished her career with 17 service aces and 164 total blocks.

2010 - Olinyk was an All-MIAA and All-Region selection in 2010 after ranking second on the team in kills per set with a 2.81 average and in attack percentage with a .298 mark ... she averaged 0.87 blocks per set with 101 total on the season ... her 88 block assists rank ninth all-time at Southern in a single-season ... Had 18 double-digit kill totals on the season, including five-straight to end the year ... had a match to remember at Fort Hays where she had 22 kills, hit .463, and blocked six. 

Prior to Southern: Olinyk was a teammate of Shakila Balkhi at Moorpark, Olinyk played for coach Brenden Hanson at Moorpark High School where she was a two year starter at middle blocker. 

A highly decorated track athlete at both Moorpark HS and JC, Olinyk was a two-time first-team All-Conference selection the last two seasons in volleyball where she helped her team to two conference championships. She holds her high school record for the triple jump and is in the the top ten at Moorpark JC in the triple and high jump, as well as the heptathlon.

Personal: Kinesiology major at Southern...born December 23, 1989...daughter of Michael and Wanda Olinyk...has two brothers, Austin and Sean.