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#40 Olivia Ordonez Season 2024

Merrit Island, Fla.
High School
Merritt Island Christian School

Rejoined the team in January for her additional year of eligibility after initially deciding not to use it … Went 22-8 on Court 5 throughout her final season to finish her career with 85 total victories, the third most in program history … Primarily competed with Kahlee York as the pair went 20-8 together … Started the season by winning 15 of her first 17 matches … With LSU’s second round CCSA Tournament match against TCU tied at two courts, her and York clinched the match with a three-set victory on Court 5 … Trailing 6-5 in the third set against TCU, her and York went on a 10-0 run to win the match and propel LSU to the semifinals of the CCSA Tournament … Went 2-1 at the NCAA Championship and had one match go unfinished … In the unfinished match, her and York took the first set against TCU and led 19-11 in the second match.

Went 7-0 on Court 5 with Hunter Domanski in which the pair did not drop a set … Defeated the only two ranked teams she faced in No. 17 Arizona and No. 16 TCU, both on Court 5 … Helped lead the Tigers to and maintain their first ever No. 1 ranking in both the AVCA and DiG Polls.

Went 9-13 during her junior season … Picked up four victories over pairs from ranked teams … Won five consecutive matches from March 15 – March 23 … Seven of her victories came in straight sets … Competed in all of her matches on Court 2, including at the NCAA Championship.

Compiled a 21-19 overall record while going 18-12 on Court 3 … Earned victories of 12 pairs from ranked teams during the season … Won her match on Court 4 with partner Gina Tillis on March 10 against top ranked USC when LSU became just the sixth program to win at least one match against the Trojans ever … Went 12-2 from March 24 through April 14, compiling wins over six pairs from ranked squads … Helped lead LSU to a runner-up finish at the CCSA Tournament with quarterfinal and semifinal wins over No. 18 FAU and No. 9 South Carolina … Played an integral role on the team that made it to the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year … Represented LSU at the USAV Collegiate Beach Championship.

Competed primarily at the number three spot, swinging to the two or four spots for a few matches … Played the mass of her year with partner Katie Lindlow … Had two double-digit winning streaks throughout the course of the season … Won 10 matches in a row from March 12 through March 25 … Beat four top-25 teams during that streak which included two wins over #11 Arizona state, a win over #6 Long Beach State, #10 South Carolina, and #7 Arizona … Won 16 consecutive matches from April 1 through May 5 … Throughout that streak she amassed victories over four top-25 teams including #10 Georgia State, #15 Florida Atlantic, #9 Georgia State #10 FIU and #6 Long Beach State … After losing her first five matches of the year, she finished the season going 26-2 … Finished the season with a 26-7 record.

Dual sport athlete at Merritt Island Christian School in volleyball and basketball … 4x District Champion in both volleyball and basketball and was the team captain in both sports … Selected to the First Team 2014 All-County team for indoor … Wrapped up her indoor career with an impressive 109-26 record, 190 aces, 1,379 kills, 185 blocks and 331 digs, breaking the school record for blocks and digs … Tallied a personal best 413 kills her junior season … Earned a career best 53.6 kill percentage during her freshman campaign … 2014-15 District Player of The Year in basketball.

Born on October 17, 1997 … Parents are Paul and Laurie Powers … Youngest of five siblings … Oldest sister, Sarah Brown, played basketball at Southern Wesleyan University in 2004-2005 and at Palm Beach Atlantic University from 2005-2007 … Sister, LeighAnn Hughs, also played basketball with Sarah at Palm Beach Atlantic University from 2005-2007 … Brother, Aaron Powers, played basketball at North Greenville University in 2007-2008.

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