7 Denisha Mataia
7 - Denisha Mataia
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Vancouver, Wash.
High School: Evergreen
Position: OH
m 27
k/s 0.32
h % -.130
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.05
sa/s 0.14
d/s 2.37

2018: Saw action in 65 sets over 27 matches… recorded 21 kills and a -.130 hitting percentage as an outside hitter… turned up 154 digs and was ranked fifth on the team in that category… had a season high 31 digs at Franklin (10/6)… charted six matches with double-digit dig totals… tallied nine service aces… named Earlham’s representative to the HCAC Christopher M. Ragsdale Sportsmanship Team.

2017: Appeared in 28 matches and 99 sets...finishes season with 192 digs, 13 assists and 23 points.

2016: Appeared in 30 matches and 91 sets... finished the season with 122 kills, nine assists, 249 digs, and 151 points.  

2015: Appeared in 26 matches and 81 sets as a freshman...finished third on the team in digs with 222...smashed 86 kills including a career-high 12 kill performance in a 3-1 win at Wilmington on Sept. 23...recorded double digits in digs on nine occasions including two 17-dig performances vs. Robert Morris-Springfield and Anderson.

Get to know Denisha:
Major: Biology – Pre-Health/Nursing
Favorite Movie: Johnny Lingo Soon to be Moana
Favorite Food: Chicken Alfredo
Favorite TV Show: That’s so Raven
Favorite Book: Anything
Favorite Athlete: Misty May Treanor
Favorite Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite Music: Beyoncé
Favorite Actor/Actress: Raven Symone/Dwayne Johnson
Favorite Class: Anatomy & Physiology
Favorite Ice Cream: Rocky Road
Favorite Aspects of Earlham: The Athletics

Recent Games
Oct 20 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 3-1
Oct 24 at Rose-Hulman W, 3-1
Oct 27 Bluffton W, 3-0
Oct 30 at No. 3 Wittenberg L, 3-2
Oct 31 Anderson (Ind.) W, 3-0
Nov 3 vs. Rose-Hulman L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 6
Sets 65 16
Kills 21 4
Kills per set 0.32 0.25
Errors 35 10
Total Attacks 108 22
Hitting Percentage -.130 -.273
Assists 3 0
Assists per set 0.05 0.00
Service Aces 9 4
Service Errors 20 3
Service Aces per set 0.14 0.25
Reception Errors 26 6
Digs 154 58
Digs per set 2.37 3.63
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 3 0
Block Total 3 0
Blocks per set 0.05 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 31.5 8.0
Points per set 0.5 0.5
Matches started 6 1
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 vs. Kenyon L, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. Emory & Henry W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 vs. Franciscan W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 vs. West Va. Tech W, 3-2 - 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 4 at Capital W, 3-0 - 2 2 1 9 .111 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 7 Wilmington (Ohio) W, 3-1 - 2 4 1 9 .333 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 7 IU Southeast W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Crowley Ridge College W, 3-0 - 2 2 2 6 .000 1 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 8 at Boyce W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Boyce College W, 3-0 - 2 2 5 11 -.273 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 12 Trine L, 3-0 - 2 1 2 4 -.250 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 14 vs. Muskingum L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 1 .000 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 vs. Concordia Chicago L, 3-1 1 4 3 5 21 -.095 1 0 0 3 10 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 15 vs. Millikin L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 2 .000 0 0 1 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 15 at DePauw L, 3-0 1 2 1 3 5 -.400 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 18 at IU East L, 3-0 - 2 0 1 2 -.500 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 19 Marian (Ind.) L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 1 .000 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 22 Waynesburg W, 3-0 1 3 2 3 8 -.125 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 22 Central St. (Ohio) W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 26 at Denison W, 3-2 - 2 0 1 2 -.500 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 29 Manchester W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Defiance L, 3-1 - 2 0 1 1 -1.000 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 6 at Franklin W, 3-2 1 5 2 6 14 -.286 0 1 0 2 31 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 6 vs. Kalamazoo W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 10 at Transylvania L, 3-0 - 2 1 1 3 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 12 Mt. St. Joseph W, 3-0 - 3 1 1 2 .000 0 1 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 12 St. Mary's (Ind.) W, 3-2 - 5 0 1 2 -.500 0 0 1 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 17 Hanover L, 3-1 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 3-1 - 2 0 1 2 -.500 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 24 at Rose-Hulman W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Bluffton W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at No. 3 Wittenberg L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Anderson (Ind.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 vs. Rose-Hulman L, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  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 26 81 86 1.06 87 362 -.003 4 0.05 18 0.22 222 2.74 0 7 7 0.09 107.5 1.3
2016-17 30 91 122 1.34 105 535 .032 9 0.10 23 0.25 249 2.74 1 10 11 0.12 151.0 1.7
2017-18 28 99 19 0.19 32 120 -.108 13 0.13 4 0.04 192 1.94 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.2
2018-19 27 65 21 0.32 35 108 -.130 3 0.05 9 0.14 154 2.37 0 3 3 0.05 31.5 0.5
Total 111 336 248 0.74 259 1125 -.010 29 0.09 54 0.16 817 2.43 1 20 21 0.06 313.0 0.9
  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 65 21 0.32 35 108 -.130 3 0.05 9 0.14 154 2.37 0 3 3 0.05 31.5 0.5
Conference 6 16 4 0.25 10 22 -.273 0 0.00 4 0.25 58 3.63 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 26 12 0.46 15 43 -.070 2 0.08 5 0.19 68 2.62 0 1 1 0.04 17.5 0.7
Away 8 19 6 0.32 15 38 -.237 0 0.00 3 0.16 51 2.68 0 1 1 0.05 9.5 0.5
Neutral 9 20 3 0.15 5 27 -.074 1 0.05 1 0.05 35 1.75 0 1 1 0.05 4.5 0.2
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Wins 15 41 15 0.37 22 68 -.103 2 0.05 8 0.20 105 2.56 0 1 1 0.02 23.5 0.6
Losses 12 24 6 0.25 13 40 -.175 1 0.04 1 0.04 49 2.04 0 2 2 0.08 8.0 0.3
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August 2 4 0 0.00 0 1 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 1.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
September 16 35 17 0.49 24 83 -.084 3 0.09 4 0.11 75 2.14 0 3 3 0.09 22.5 0.6
October 8 25 4 0.16 11 24 -.292 0 0.00 5 0.20 75 3.00 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.4
November 1 1 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0