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Allison Wack
Allison Wack


Salem, Wis.

High School:
Westosha Central



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Season SP MP/MS K/S % A/S SA/S D/S B/S Pts P/S
2007 80 27/8 2.21 .212 0.05 0.08 0.69 0.41 201.0 2.51
2008 110 32/24 1.32 .179 0.11 0.09 1.70 0.33 174.5 1.58
2009 107 29/20 2.30 .158 0.24 0.08 1.69 0.25 270.0 2.52
2010 108 30/28 2.96 .204 0.31 0.26 2.14 0.32 369.0 3.42
Career 405 118/80 2.19 .188 0.19 0.13 1.61 0.32 1014.5 2.50

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Of Note: The younger sister of former UW libero Jocelyn Wack, who set the UW career record for digs ... in 2007 they were the first UW sister duo since the 2000 season ... brother Nate played volleyball at UC Santa Barbara from 2001-04

Honors: Big Ten Player of the Week for Oct. 25 ... 2010 InnTowner Invitational MVP... 2008 and 2009 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2007 Loyola Marymount All-Tournament

2010: Played in 30 matches, starting 28, and 108 sets ... finished the season with a team-high 2.96 kills per set ... first on the team and eighth in the Big Ten with 0.26 service aces per set... adds 2.14 digs per set and 0.32 blocks per set ... had a career-high 25 kills at Iowa (Oct. 22) ... followed that up with 21 kills at Minnesota (Oct. 24) to earn her first Big Ten Player of the Week honor (Oct. 25) ... tied her career best with 17 digs vs. the Hawkeyes and Gophers ... has double-digit kills in 17 matches ... has led the team in kills in 10 matches ... has led the team or tied for the team lead in aces in 11 matches... has double-figure digs in eight matches ... has seven double-doubles this season

2009: Played in all 29 matches, starting 20, and 107 sets ... ranked second on the team with 2.30 kills per set ... tallied a career-best 20 kills vs. Duke (Aug. 28) ... also added a career-high 57 attack attempts and 22 points vs. the Blue Devils ... recorded a double-double as she added 10 digs vs. Duke ... had double-figure kills in 11 matches ... led the team in kills in six matches ... hit a career-best .472 (18-1-36) vs. Michigan ... had four double-doubles on the season ... averaged 1.69 digs per set ... had double-figure digs in six matches, including a career-best 17 vs. Iowa (Nov. 11) ... led the team in digs in one match ... had a career-high four assists vs. Michigan State (Oct. 31) ... averaged 0.08 aces and 0.25 blocks per set

2008: Played in 32 matches, starting 24, and 110 sets ... split time between front-row hitter and defensive specialist ... averaged 1.32 kills and 1.70 digs per set ... recorded double-figure kills in four matches ... added double-figure digs in five matches ... recorded two double-doubles on the season ... had a career-high 14 digs vs. Iowa (Nov. 16) ... tied her career best with three service aces vs. Ohio State (Oct. 5) ... had a career-high five blocks vs. American (Sept. 20) ... averaged 0.09 aces and 0.33 blocks per set

2007: Played in 27 matches, starting eight, and 80 games ... sixth on the team with 2.21 kills per game ... had a career-high 19 kills at Indiana (10/29) ... had double-digit kills in seven matches ... hit a career-best .400 (8-2-15) vs. American (9/1) ... recorded her first career double-double with 10 kills and 11 digs vs. Gardner-Webb (8/25) ... recorded three service aces vs. Columbia (9/7) ... had a career-high four blocks at Michigan (9/22) ... averaged 0.69 digs, 0.41 blocks and 0.08 aces per game

High School: 2007 Volleyball Fab 50 ... 2003 PrepVolleyball.com National High School Freshman of the Year ... also named to PrepVolleyball.com's top sophomores list and a top-50 recruit in 2007 ... one of 25 underclassmen to watch in 2005 by Volleyball ... 2006-07 Gatorade state player of the year ... four-time all-state, including first-team honors as a senior ... three-time state all-tournament team ... 2006 Lakeshore Conference Player of the Year ... four-time first-team all-conference ... three-time all-area ... 2006 All-Academic Volleyball Team ... 2007 Holy Rosary Co-Female Athlete of the Year ... aided Westosha Central to three state championships ... also played for the Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club ... Sting won the 2004 Junior Olympic 16-Open title ... also finished as the national runners-up at the 2003 Junior Olympic 15-Open tournament ... named to the Junior Olympic all-tournament team in 2003 and 2006 ... named the MVP at the 2005 National Junior Classic

Personal: Nicknames are Al and A Wack ... parents are Marty and Michelle Wack ... has one brother, Nate (27) and one sister, Jocelyn (23) ...aunt Darla Wack played volleyball and basketball at UW-Milwaukee from 1982-85 and is a member of the UWM Hall of Fame ... playing with her pets, playing sand volleyball and being with her family ... volunteer with United Cerebral Palsy benefit

Major: Human development and family studies

Why Wisconsin?

"I loved the atmosphere and intensity of the Field House on game days
and because my family is close enough to come to matches."

Match Highs
Kills: 25 at Iowa, 1-22-10
Attempts: 57 vs. Duke, 8-28-09
%: .472 (18-1-36) vs. Michigan, 10-10-09
Assists: 4 vs. Michigan State, 10-31-09
Aces: 5 vs. Seton Hall, 8-28-10
Digs: 17 (3x; MR at Minnesota, 10-24-10)
Blocks: 5 vs. American, 9-20-08
Points: 27.5 at Iowa, 10-22-10

Off the Court with Allison Wack

Favorites - Spot on campus: Terrace; Movie: Miracle; TV Show: One Tree Hill, The Office; Book: Twilight series; Car: my parents' Mustang; Athlete: Misty May-Treanor; Sports team: Milwaukee Brewers
First started volleyball: 4th grade
Most memorable volleyball matches: Playing Penn State in 2007 in front of 10,000 Badger fans and beating No. 9 Michigan in 2009
My favorite thing about Wisconsin volleyball is: the Field House on game days.
Before each match, I: brush my teeth and listen to music
Best UW road trip: Los Angeles for Spring Break in 2010
One word that describes the team: family
One word that describes me: independent
My teammates say I am: reliable
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: find funny YouTube videos to make fun of
Most memorable volleyball achievement: winning three state titles and a national championship in club
This summer, I: took classes, refereed sand leagues and worked out with the team
Is there something significant about your uniform number? It was my Aunt Darla's when she played in college.
The best thing about the Field House is: how loud it echoes when the fans are screaming
Who is the funniest player on the team? Nellie
Who is the best-dressed player on the team? Jessa
Who is the sloppiest player on the team? Kelli
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate volleyball? Nothing...I would be a normal student
The best thing about Madison is: the Farmers Market
Dream as a collegiate player: win a Big Ten and national title
Fantasy job/career: be an dolphin trainer
Persons most admired: my parents and my Aunt Darla
My most prized possession is: the ring my parents gave me when I was 10
I can't live without: my music
My secret addictions are: Mountain Dew and cheesy bread from the Farmer's Market
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I have a huge vertical and I'm crazy fast
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be? One Tree Hill
The best sporting event you ever attended was? Our match freshman year against Penn State (sold out to 10,000+ fans)
You won't catch me eating: leftovers
Nobody knows how much I love to: nap
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: contact lenses
A non-athletic talent I have is: I can make really goofy faces
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: a good singing voice
If I had a million dollars: I would invest so I'd have even more
If you could have any talent: be able to sing
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: travel overseas
Post-college plans: finish my undergrad degree and attend grad school
Most famous person I've ever met: Evan Lysacek
My dream date would be: a sunset cruise
What are you most thankful for? My amazing family
What are you passionate about? Volleyball and school work
My favorite websites are: Facebook, YouTube, textsfromlastnight
My favorite quote is: "This is your time, now go out there and take it."

Volleyball vs Minnesota
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