|Abbie Maciolek 11
A hard working talented setter with great hands, who figures to see increased playing time this fall...Very smart, composed player who has a good sense of the game and proven leadership qualities ...Instincts and size allow her to contribute at the net and on defense as well...Quickness and conditioning are chief assets.
AS A JUNIOR...Played in 18 of 26 matches as the reserve setter...Also logged time as a defensive specialist and libero...Collected 46 digs and 34 assists.
AS A SPHOMORE...Played in 18 games and eight of 30 matches...In the limited action, she registered 7.4 assists per game (134), 11 kills and 18 digs.
AS A FRESHMAN...Played sparingly in 12 matches as back-up setter...Registered 47 assists (2.6/game)...Recorded 21 digs, four service aces, six kills and one block.
PERSONAL/BEFORE SIENA...Born September 20, 1983 in West Allis, Wis...Also lettered in softball at Brookfield East...Received All-Conference recognition as a senior setter... Team captain and Team MVP final season... Member of National Honor Society...Selected Siena because of its excellent academic and volleyball reputation...Biology major who aspires to be a doctor...Sister Emily attends University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee...Daughter of Daniel and Kathleen Maciolek.
PIERRE ON MACIOLEK..."We are extremely excited about Abbie's potential this season. She enjoyed a great spring season, and figures to compete for playing time at setter. If she puts it all together, she could provide a major boost to our attack."