7 Marie Gillcrist
7 Marie Gillcrist
Height: 6-0
Year: JR
Hometown: Lakewood, Colo.
High School: Lakewood
Position: MB
Major: Public Relations
m 27
k/s 1.58
h % .256
a/s 0.02
b/s 0.77
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.14

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2016 Hartford Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 14, 2015)
  • 2014 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
  • Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 11, 2014)

2016 (Junior)

  • Appeared in 96 sets and all 27 matches for the Rams.
  • Finished second on the team in total blocks (74), solo blocks (9) and block assists (65).
  • Also tallied 152 kills (1.58 per set) on the year.
  • Recorded a career-high 17 kills in Rhody's win over Howard on Sept. 17.
  • Recorded double-digit kills two other times in the season.

2015 (Sophomore)

  • Was one of just two Rams to appear in each of the team's 118 sets.
  • Led the team in total blocks (121), block solos (24) and blocks per set (1.03).
  • Also posted a .287 hitting percentage with 69 kills, 22 digs and nine assists.
  • Recorded a career-high nine blocks twice - against Sacred Heart (Sept. 12) and Saint Louis (Oct. 2) - and had a career-best three solos at Stony Brook (Sept. 18).
  • Registered a season-high 11 kills in back-to-back matches at Davidson (Nov. 13) and VCU (Nov. 15).

2014 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in 71 sets for the Rams.
  • Was second on the team in total blocks (77), block solos (7) and blocks per set (1.08).
  • Also added 105 kills, 20 digs, seven assists and two aces.
  • Reached double-digit kills twice - at both New Hampshire (10) and George Mason (12).
  • Earned Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week honors on Nov. 10.
  • Also was named to the A-10 All-Rookie squad.

High School

  • Played four years of volleyball at Lakewood High School.
  • Helped lead her team to four consecutive league championships.
  • Was a two-time All-Conference selection.
  • Earned All-State honors and was named MVP of the Jefferson County Volleyball League as a senior.
  • Also was MVP of the Cherry Creek Bruin Classic in 2013.
  • Played club volleyball with the Front Range Volleyball Club (four years) and the Colorado Juniors 18's (one year).
  • Was a member of the National Honors Society as well as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

Personal

  • Born October 4, 1996.
  • Daughter of Annette and Edward Gillcrist.
  • Has three sisters, Erin, Katia and Rachel, who plays volleyball at St. Mary's (Calif.).
  • Comes from a very athletic family as her mother and two aunts (Marie Therese Gillcrist and Stephanie Gillcrist) all played volleyball at the University of Tennessee, her grandfather (James Gillcrist) ran track at Manhattan and her uncle (Timothy Young) played basketball at Western State.
  • Enjoys playing the guitar, singing and skiing.
  • Favorite athlete is Misty May-Treanor.
  • Favorite team is the Denver Broncos.
  • Majoring in Public Relations with plans of pursuing a career in photo journalism or communications.
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 96 48
Kills 152 69
Kills per set 1.58 1.44
Errors 67 27
Total Attacks 332 141
Hitting Percentage .256 .298
Assists 2 1
Assists per set 0.02 0.02
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 13 6
Digs per set 0.14 0.13
Block Solo 9 2
Block Assist 65 31
Block Total 74 33
Blocks per set 0.77 0.69
Block Errors 6 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 193.5 86.5
Points per set 2.0 1.8
Matches started 27 14
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 1 5 10 3 22 .318 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 5 0 13.0
Aug 26 vs. CSUN L, 3-2 1 5 8 8 22 .000 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 6 0 11.0
Aug 27 vs. Lipscomb L, 3-0 1 2 1 2 7 -.143 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 2.5
Sep 2 at Hartford W, 3-0 1 3 4 3 10 .100 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Sep 3 vs. Central Connecticut W, 3-0 1 3 14 3 20 .550 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 16.5
Sep 3 vs. Manhattan W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 6 .667 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Sep 9 Stony Brook W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 10 .300 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Sep 9 San Diego St. L, 3-2 1 5 5 4 18 .056 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 7.0
Sep 10 Notre Dame L, 3-1 1 3 5 2 11 .273 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.0
Sep 16 at Penn State L, 3-0 1 3 0 4 13 -.308 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 17 vs. Clemson L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 14 .214 1 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 5 0 9.0
Sep 17 vs. Howard W, 3-2 1 5 17 3 29 .483 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 18.5
Sep 23 Duquesne W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 13 .231 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 24 La Salle W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 6 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Sep 30 at George Mason W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 8 .875 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 1 at George Washington W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 11 .364 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 7 Dayton L, 3-1 1 4 9 3 17 .353 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 8 Saint Louis W, 3-1 1 4 2 4 10 -.200 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Oct 14 at La Salle W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 10 .300 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 16 at Duquesne L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 10 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Oct 22 Fordham W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 9 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 28 at Davidson W, 3-1 1 4 4 2 8 .250 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 30 at VCU W, 3-2 1 5 6 2 12 .333 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Nov 4 George Washington W, 3-1 1 4 7 4 14 .214 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Nov 5 George Mason W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 9 .222 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Nov 12 at Fordham W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 4 .750 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 4 0 5.0
Nov 19 vs. Saint Louis L, 3-2 1 5 3 2 9 .111 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 0 6.0
  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
2014-15 24 71 105 1.48 40 240 .271 7 0.10 2 0.03 20 0.28 7 70 77 1.08 149.0 2.1
2015-16 29 118 169 1.43 55 397 .287 9 0.08 0 0.00 22 0.19 24 97 121 1.03 241.5 2.0
2016-17 27 96 152 1.58 67 332 .256 2 0.02 0 0.00 13 0.14 9 65 74 0.77 193.5 2.0
2017-18 28 107 234 2.19 80 521 .296 12 0.11 32 0.30 54 0.50 10 137 147 1.37 344.5 3.2
Total 108 392 660 1.68 242 1490 .281 30 0.08 34 0.09 109 0.28 50 369 419 1.07 928.5 2.4
  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 96 152 1.58 67 332 .256 2 0.02 0 0.00 13 0.14 9 65 74 0.77 193.5 2.0
Conference 14 48 69 1.44 27 141 .298 1 0.02 0 0.00 6 0.13 2 31 33 0.69 86.5 1.8
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Home 10 35 52 1.49 28 117 .205 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.06 2 19 21 0.60 63.5 1.8
Away 10 35 46 1.31 17 108 .269 1 0.03 0 0.00 6 0.17 3 22 25 0.71 60.0 1.7
Neutral 7 26 54 2.08 22 107 .299 1 0.04 0 0.00 5 0.19 4 24 28 1.08 70.0 2.7
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Wins 17 58 102 1.76 35 189 .354 1 0.02 0 0.00 9 0.16 4 41 45 0.78 126.5 2.2
Losses 10 38 50 1.32 32 143 .126 1 0.03 0 0.00 4 0.11 5 24 29 0.76 67.0 1.8
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August 3 12 19 1.58 13 51 .118 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.17 1 13 14 1.17 26.5 2.2
September 12 40 78 1.95 30 158 .304 1 0.03 0 0.00 5 0.13 4 25 29 0.72 94.5 2.4
October 8 29 38 1.31 16 87 .253 1 0.03 0 0.00 6 0.21 2 17 19 0.66 48.5 1.7
November 4 15 17 1.13 8 36 .250 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 10 12 0.80 24.0 1.6