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Sommer King
Sommer  King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Green Valley HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Outside Hitter/Right Side

Experience:
3L


04/29/2015

King receives inaugural Inspiration Award at The Wolfies

Tribute highlights celebration of Wolf Pack students, athletically and academically.

02/18/2015

38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests

02/18/2015

38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests

04/14/2014

Nevada goes 5-1 in home spring tournament

Pack sweep UC Davis and Academy of Arts

01/30/2014

Nevada places 34 on Academic All-MW list

The Nevada contingent was part of a league-record 534 student-athletes who were named to the team for the fall season.

11/21/2013

Nevada vs. UNLV

Nevada vs. UNLV

Nevada
Saw a significant increase in playing time last season at outside hitter for the Wolf Pack … Will provide veteran leadership as she ranks fourth in kills and attacking percentage among returning players … A two-time Academic All-Mountain West selection as a management major.

2014 (Jr.): A 2014 Academic All-MW honoree for the second-consecutive season … Started in 12 matches and played in 52 sets as a junior, both career-highs … Had a career-high 13 kills against Utah State (Nov. 6) … Recorded a season-best .400 hitting percentage (5-for-10) against Pacific (Sept. 13) … Tallied seven kills and six digs in a 3-1 win over Fresno State (Nov. 1) … Posted three services aces, a career match-high, that helped Nevada top South Alabama, 3-1, on August 30.

2013 (So.): Set a career high in kills (23) and tied her career mark in sets played (47) in her sophomore campaign ... Started in seven matches for the Pack at outside hitter ... Tallied five kills on 17 attempts against San Jose State (Nov. 2) ... Recorded nine digs, a single-game career high, in a 3-2 win over Montana (Sept. 14) ... A 2013-14 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award recipient ... An Academic All-MW selection.

2012 (Fr.): Started eight matches and appeared in 18 during her first season as a member of the Wolf Pack ... Totaled 14 kills from the outside hitter position, including a career-high five on 17 attempts against Utah Valley University on Sept. 14 ... Had two digs in three matches, most recently against Texas Tech on Sept. 19.

High School
Lettered twice for head coach Erin Hill at Green Valley High School in Henderson, Nev. ... A scholar athlete she helped GVHS to the 2011 Nevada state title after the team earned second place finishes the previous two seasons ... GVHS won region titles her last three seasons ... Earned second-team Sunrise League honors her senior year and was named most athletic on her team ... Twice lettered in track & field ... Played two seasons for Complete Student and Athlete of Nevada Volleyball Club for coaches Pae Agae and Robert Rios.

Personal
Majoring in management ... In her free time likes to sing, work out and spend time with her family ... Member of National Charity League and was choir president ... Father Samuel King Star was a quarterback at UNLV and brother Sam played at New Mexico State University ... Lists winning the state title as her career highlight ... Sports hero is her father ... Daughter of Samuel and Shirley King.

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