16 Olivia Budinich
16 Olivia Budinich
Height: 5-6
Year: SO
Hometown: Harrington Park, N.J.
High School: Northern Valley-Old Tappan
Position: LB
Major: Kinesiology
m 27
k/s 0.01
h % .143
a/s 0.55
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.23
d/s 2.81

2016 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in all 98 sets and 27 matches.
  • Finished first on the team in digs (275) and digs per set (2.81).
  • Registered double-digit digs in 10 matches.
  • Finished as one of five Rams with 20 or more service aces (23).
  • Tallied a career-high 25 digs against CSUN on Aug. 26.
  • Served up a career-best five aces against San Diego State on Sept. 9.

2015 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in 101 of the team's 118 sets as a rookie.
  • Averaged 1.85 digs per set and had 187 total.
  • Registered four digs in her collegiate debut - a 3-0 win over Hartford on Aug. 29.
  • Had six matches with 10-or-more digs, highlighted by a season-best 23 at Dayton (Oct. 4).
  • Recorded multiple assists in 11 matches, including a career-high five against both UCSB (Sept. 5) and Dayton (Oct. 4).
  • Collected four service aces in the regular-season finale - a 3-2 victory at VCU (Nov. 15).
  • Turned in 16 digs in Rhody's opening-round win over Duquesne at the Atlantic 10 Championship (Nov. 20).

High School

  • Was a four-year member of the volleyball team at Northern Valley-Old Tappan and captained the team as a senior.
  • Helped lead her team to five straight league titles from 2011-15 and three consecutive state sectional championships from 2013-15.
  • Team also won the Big North National State Championship in 2014 as well as the Northern Calley Invitational in 2015.
  • Also helped lead her teams to the Clarkstown South Tournament title in both 2013 and 2015.
  • Was a four-time First-Team All-League selection (2012-15).
  • Earned First-Team All-County and All-State honors in 2014 and 2015.
  • Collected Bergen County's Athlete of the Week accolades in 2014.
  • Was identified as a scholar athlete from 2011-15.
  • Played for the DIGS Girls Volleyball Club from 2008-15, serving as a team captain for the 17s and 18s.
  • Was a member of the 2010-11 GEVA Regional Championship team, as well as the GEVA Power League Championship team in 2015. 
  • Team also won the 2014 Happy Volley tournament at Penn State.
  • Earned her club team's scholar athlete award from 2008-15 and was the Iron Woman Award winner in both 2008 and 2009.

Personal 

  • Born September 21, 1996.
  • Daughter of Elizabeth and Craig Budinich.
  • Has three younger siblings - Johnny, Holly and James.
  • Enjoys cooking, working out, hanging out with friends and spending time with her siblings.
  • Favorite teams are the New York Mets and New York Giants.
  • Favorite athlete is Misty May Treanor.
  • Chose URI over the United States Naval Academy (Navy) and Juniata College.
  • Made her decision based on the feel of the Kingston community and the opportinity to study Kinesiology.
  • Plans to pursue a career as a physical therapist.
Recent Games
Oct 28 at Davidson W, 3-1
Oct 30 at VCU W, 3-2
Nov 4 George Washington W, 3-1
Nov 5 George Mason W, 3-0
Nov 12 at Fordham W, 3-0
Nov 19 vs. Saint Louis L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 14
Sets 98 48
Kills 1 0
Kills per set 0.01 0.00
Errors 0 0
Total Attacks 7 3
Hitting Percentage .143 .000
Assists 54 33
Assists per set 0.55 0.69
Service Aces 23 11
Service Errors 28 14
Service Aces per set 0.23 0.23
Reception Errors 21 9
Digs 275 130
Digs per set 2.81 2.71
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 24.0 11.0
Points per set 0.2 0.2
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 26 at Pepperdine L, 3-2 - 5 1 0 1 1.000 1 0 2 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 26 vs. CSUN L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 3 1 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 27 vs. Lipscomb L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 2 at Hartford W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 3 vs. Central Connecticut W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 3 vs. Manhattan W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 1 0 1 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 9 Stony Brook W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 9 San Diego St. L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 5 5 1 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 10 Notre Dame L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 16 at Penn State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 1 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 17 vs. Clemson L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 17 vs. Howard W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 23 Duquesne W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 24 La Salle W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 30 at George Mason W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 1 at George Washington W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 7 Dayton L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 1 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 8 Saint Louis W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 3 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 14 at La Salle W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 16 at Duquesne L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Oct 22 Fordham W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 2 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 28 at Davidson W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 2 .000 5 1 2 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 30 at VCU W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 4 George Washington W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 2 1 2 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 5 George Mason W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 12 at Fordham W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 19 vs. Saint Louis L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 2 4 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 27 101 1 0.01 0 5 .200 40 0.40 20 0.20 187 1.85 0 0 0 0.00 21.0 0.2
2016-17 27 98 1 0.01 0 7 .143 54 0.55 23 0.23 275 2.81 0 0 0 0.00 24.0 0.2
2017-18 22 81 1 0.01 1 9 .000 22 0.27 18 0.22 213 2.63 0 1 1 0.01 19.5 0.2
2018-19 26 96 1 0.01 3 17 -.118 68 0.71 13 0.14 384 4.00 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.1
Total 102 376 4 0.01 4 38 .000 184 0.49 74 0.20 1059 2.82 0 1 1 0.00 78.5 0.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 27 98 1 0.01 0 7 .143 54 0.55 23 0.23 275 2.81 0 0 0 0.00 24.0 0.2
Conference 14 48 0 0.00 0 3 .000 33 0.69 11 0.23 130 2.71 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 36 0 0.00 0 1 .000 25 0.69 14 0.39 91 2.53 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.4
Away 10 35 1 0.03 0 4 .250 18 0.51 4 0.11 104 2.97 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.1
Neutral 7 27 0 0.00 0 2 .000 11 0.41 5 0.19 80 2.96 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.2
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Wins 17 58 0 0.00 0 4 .000 36 0.62 13 0.22 156 2.69 0 0 0 0.00 13.0 0.2
Losses 10 40 1 0.03 0 3 .333 18 0.45 10 0.25 119 2.98 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.3
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August 3 13 1 0.08 0 2 .500 5 0.38 2 0.15 44 3.38 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2
September 12 41 0 0.00 0 3 .000 19 0.46 11 0.27 113 2.76 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.3
October 8 29 0 0.00 0 2 .000 21 0.72 7 0.24 86 2.97 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
November 4 15 0 0.00 0 0 - 9 0.60 3 0.20 32 2.13 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2