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Faith Dooley
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Faith Dooley 3118500
Position: Center
Height: 6'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wheatland, N.D.
High School: Central Cass HS
Major: Kinesiology

Career: Will play on the UND basketball team following her volleyball career (two years of eligibility remaining) ... Will go down as one of the best volleyball players to ever set foot on campus as team’s all-time leading blocker and among the leaders in points and kills.

2017 (Senior): Surpassed the school’s all-time record for total blocks early in the season and continues to pile on to that mark ... Leading the way for North Dakota as it enjoys one of its best seasons in program history.

2016 (Junior): All-Big Sky Conference First Team ... Academic All-Big Sky ... Big Sky Tournament Most Valuable Player, helping North Dakota to its first-ever BSC tourney title ... Surpassed 1,000 kills in her career with 322 as junior ... Became just fifth UND player to reach 1,000 kills before her senior season and 17th overall ... Compiled 146 total blocks, sixth-most in single season in UND history ... That marked her third season in the top six in that category ... Played in 35 matches and 125 sets ... Generated double-digit kill totals in 17 matches ... Hit .298 with 322 kills and 146 blocks for the season ... Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Week Nov. 14 after hitting .583 with 25 kills for the week ... Earned third letter.

2015 (Sophomore): All-Big Sky Conference Second Team ... Academic All-Big Sky ... Started all 34 matches ... Third-highest hitting percentage in the conference with a .316 clip ... That hit percentage ranked fifth-highest in a single season at UND ... Also ranked in the top 10 in the league in blocks (1.28/set, 4th) and points scored (3.65/set, 9th) ... Finished with team highs in kills (367), blocks (161) and points (460.0) ... Had at least a half-dozen kills in every match ... Complied 19 double-digit kill matches ... Tallied career-high 18 kills vs. Eastern Washington (Nov. 14) ... Added nine blocks in that match to pile up career-best 23.0 points ... Had a pair of double-doubles (15 kills, 11 blocks at Southern Utah- Oct. 24 and 14 kills, 11 blocks vs. Idaho- Nov. 19 in Big Sky Conference Tournament) ... Owns top two single-season block totals in UND history (170 as a freshman) ... Goes into junior year already 10th on school’s career block list (331) ... Earned second letter.

2014 (Freshman): Named Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year after a record-breaking rookie campaign ... Earned All-Big Sky Second Team accolades ... Played in all but one match, starting on 34 occasions, compiling a school-record 170.0 total blocks ... Her block total ranked 13th in all of NCAA D-1 while her per-set average was 22nd in the nation (1.37) ... Had 18 matches with double-digit kill totals ... Registered her first career double-double with 15 kills and 10 total blocks in a win over Florida International (Sep. 12) ... Racked up a career-high 18 kills at Montana (Oct. 3) ... Led the team in scoring, accounting for 432.5 points ... That total was the ninth-highest mark for a UND player in one campaign ... Her 33 solo blocks ranked seventh-most in school history for a single season while her 137 block assists were the most on record at UND ... Named to the UND Classic and Jackrabbit Challenge All-Tournament Teams ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2014 graduate of Central Cass High School ... Racked up 12 varsity letters in three sports (volleyball, basketball, track & field) ... Hit a whopping .405 as a senior with 432 kills in just 110 sets ... Amassed over 1,000 kills in her final three seasons as a prep ... Averaged more than a block per set in that span (343 total blocks) ... All-region selection three years running in volleyball, leading Squirrels to state championship in 2011 and regional title matches in 2012 and 2013 ... An all-conference, all-region and all-state selection in basketball ... Qualified for state meet in high jump all four years, finishing second as a senior ... A National Honor Society member ... Lists winning the state volleyball title in 2011 as her most memorable athletic moment.

Personal: Daughter of Joe and Kari Dooley ... Grandmother, Linda Levos, also attended UND ... A kinesiology major.

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