12 - M.A. Boles
M.A. Boles
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: St. John's
Position: OH
m 34
k/s 3.52
h % .240
a/s 0.24
b/s 0.36
sa/s 0.33
d/s 3.08

2013: Three-year letterwinner, three-time First Team All-ODAC honoree and a team captain ... will once again be one of the top outside hitters in the ODAC ... entering 2013, she is fourth all-time at W&L in kills (1,299), second in total attacks (3,726) and ninth in digs (1,049).

2012: For the third straight season, Boles earned First Team All-ODAC honors, while also being named First Team All-VaSID ... received CoSIDA Captial One Academic All-District honors ... named to the ODAC All-Tournament Team ... led the team and the conference in kills (460), kills per set (3.90) and total attacks (1,360) ... her 460 kills were a new single-season career high and the fourth-most in program history ... the 1,360 total attacks were the most ever by a W&L player ... also led the Generals in digs (355) ... appeared in 33 matches and 118 sets ... totaled 42 assists, 33 blocks, 40 service aces and hit .229 ... notched a career-high 28 kills in the five-set loss to Geneva (9/28) ... was the second-highest single-match total ever by a General ... tallied double-digit kills in 25 matches ... registered at least 20 kills in four matches ... along with the 28 against Geneva, she tallied 20 at Roanoke (10/19), 20 at Hollins (10/20) and 23 versus UMass-Boston (10/26) ... also hit a season-best .581 in the sweep of Hollins ... had a double-double in 20 matches, including an eight-match streak in the final month of the season ... recorded a career-high 26 digs in the loss to Geneva (9/28).

2011: In her second season, Boles continued to collect accolades for her stellar play, appearing in 33 matches and 112 sets ... named the ODAC Player of the Year, was a First Team All-ODAC selection, an AVCA Honorable Mention All-South Region pick and selected to the VaSID First Team ... also earned ODAC Player of the Week honors three times (9/12, 10/10 and 10/17), and was named to the ODAC All-Tournament Team ... named a W&L Fall and Winter Scholar-Athlete ... was second in the conference in kills (415), kills per set (3.71) and total attacks (1,156) ... was tied for sixth in the ODAC in service aces (44), ranked eighth in the ODAC in digs (351) and added 23 blocks and 19 assists on the year ... set a season high with 25 kills in the 3-2 victory over Virginia Wesleyan (11/5) ... her 25 kills tied her for the fifth-highest single-match total in program history ... recorded double-digit kills 22 times, including 10 performances with at least 17 ... had 14 kills with a .778 hitting percentage against Bridgewater (9/20), which tied for the fourth-best single-match hitting percentage in Generals' history ... had a season-high 20 digs in a 3-2 victory over John Carroll (9/24) ... recorded 13 double-doubles ... had double-digit digs in 18 matches ... had a season-high four service aces in a 3-1 win at Averett (9/3).

2010: Boles played in 124 sets and earned ODAC, AVCA South Region and VaSID Rookie of the Year laurels, in her debut campaign … was also named First Team All-ODAC, VaSID First Team All-State and Honorable Mention All-South … also earned ODAC Player of the Week Honors on two occasions (10/11 and 10/18) and was named to the ODAC All-Tournament Team … led the ODAC in kills (424), total attacks (1,210) and ranked in the Top 10 in kills per set (2nd, 3.40), service aces (4th, 48) and digs (10th, 351) … added 42 blocks and 23 assists on the season … registered at least 15 kills 11 times … recorded 14 kills, six service aces and six digs in her first collegiate match, a 3-1 win over McDaniel (9/10) … had 17 kills and 19 digs in a 3-1 win over Guilford (9/14) … had 11 kills to go with a season-high 20 digs in the Generals’ 3-2 win over Frostburg St. (9/18) … put down a season-best 21 kills in a 3-2 win over Randolph-Macon (9/21) … tallied 14 kills, 13 digs, three blocks and three service aces in a 3-2 loss to Wisconsin Oshkosh (10/9) … had 14 kills with a .571 hitting percentage, as well as 10 digs in a 3-0 win over Lynchburg (11/6).

High School: Lettered four times in volleyball and twice in lacrosse at St. John’s … helped lead the volleyball team to a conference title as a senior and a runner-up finish in her sophomore campaign … helped the lacrosse team to earn a state championship in 2010 and a second-place finish in 2009 … served as a volleyball team captain and was an all-conference selection as a senior … named most improved as a sophomore … named the lacrosse team’s most improved player as a senior, while also earning all-state laurels. 

Personal: Mother, Kappie, played tennis at the University of Virginia ... business administration and Spanish major.

Recent Games
Oct 26 at Christopher Newport W, 3-1
Nov 2 at Emory & Henry W, 3-1
Nov 6 Shenandoah W, 3-0
Nov 9 Roanoke W, 3-1
Nov 9 Lynchburg W, 3-0
Nov 15 vs. Berry L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 34 11
Sets 118 38
Kills 415 143
Kills per set 3.52 3.76
Errors 146 48
Total Attacks 1122 373
Hitting Percentage .240 .255
Assists 28 11
Assists per set 0.24 0.29
Service Aces 39 15
Service Errors 40 13
Service Aces per set 0.33 0.39
Reception Errors 23 9
Digs 363 134
Digs per set 3.08 3.53
Block Solo 11 3
Block Assist 31 13
Block Total 42 16
Blocks per set 0.36 0.42
Block Errors 5 1
Ball Handling Errors 7 2
Points 480.5 167.5
Points per set 4.1 4.4
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Carroll (Wis.) W, 3-1 4 13 9 36 .111 0 2 3 0 11 0 1 1 1 0 15.5
Aug 30 vs. Rhodes W, 3-0 3 12 4 32 .250 0 0 1 1 11 0 2 1 2 0 13.0
Aug 31 vs. Hanover W, 3-0 3 10 8 31 .065 0 2 2 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Aug 31 at Maryville (Tenn.) W, 3-0 3 9 4 25 .200 1 1 0 0 7 1 1 0 2 0 11.5
Sep 6 Otterbein L, 3-0 3 13 4 31 .290 3 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Sep 6 Meredith W, 3-0 3 13 2 21 .524 2 2 1 0 5 1 1 1 2 0 16.5
Sep 7 Southern Virginia W, 3-0 3 9 4 28 .179 0 1 0 0 15 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 7 Christopher Newport L, 3-1 4 16 9 40 .175 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 0 2 1 18.5
Sep 13 Randolph-Macon W, 3-1 4 22 6 53 .302 2 0 1 1 13 0 2 1 2 0 23.0
Sep 14 Virginia Wesleyan W, 3-0 3 12 8 32 .125 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 14 Averett W, 3-0 3 12 4 29 .276 0 0 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 18 at Lynchburg W, 3-1 4 13 10 54 .056 1 0 1 1 17 0 2 0 2 1 14.0
Sep 20 vs. Mount Union L, 3-2 5 14 10 46 .087 2 1 0 1 16 0 1 1 1 2 15.5
Sep 21 at Marietta W, 3-2 5 12 5 55 .127 2 3 2 0 18 1 1 0 2 1 16.5
Sep 21 vs. West Va. Tech W, 3-0 3 12 3 24 .375 1 1 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Sep 25 Guilford W, 3-0 3 11 1 17 .588 2 2 1 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Oct 2 at Shenandoah W, 3-1 4 13 3 29 .345 0 2 1 2 11 0 3 0 3 0 16.5
Oct 5 Hollins W, 3-0 3 8 1 14 .500 0 6 2 0 11 0 1 0 1 1 14.5
Oct 5 Marymount (Va.) W, 3-0 3 7 3 17 .235 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 7.0
Oct 11 at Centre L, 3-1 4 15 2 35 .371 1 0 1 1 9 1 1 0 2 0 16.5
Oct 12 vs. Defiance L, 3-1 4 20 4 54 .296 0 2 3 1 11 0 3 0 3 0 23.5
Oct 12 at Transylvania W, 3-0 3 11 4 34 .206 0 1 1 1 18 1 0 0 1 0 13.0
Oct 16 Roanoke W, 3-0 3 13 5 27 .296 0 2 3 0 9 1 0 0 1 0 16.0
Oct 18 at Eastern Mennonite W, 3-1 4 11 2 37 .243 1 2 1 0 13 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Oct 19 at Bridgewater L, 3-0 3 9 6 32 .094 0 0 1 2 16 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 19 vs. Salem W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Randolph W, 3-0 3 15 3 31 .387 2 1 1 0 6 1 0 0 1 0 17.0
Oct 24 at Mary Washington W, 3-1 4 8 3 35 .143 1 1 0 2 12 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
Oct 26 vs. York (Pa.) W, 3-0 3 6 0 14 .429 0 3 4 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 26 at Christopher Newport W, 3-1 4 12 5 40 .175 1 0 1 2 9 1 2 0 3 0 14.0
Nov 2 at Emory & Henry W, 3-1 4 16 3 47 .277 3 0 1 1 17 1 2 0 3 0 18.0
Nov 6 Shenandoah W, 3-0 3 17 3 33 .424 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 18.0
Nov 9 Roanoke W, 3-1 4 15 2 39 .333 1 0 1 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Nov 9 Lynchburg W, 3-0 3 8 5 22 .136 1 0 1 1 6 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Nov 15 vs. Berry L, 3-0 3 8 1 28 .250 0 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
  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
2010-11 35 124 421 3.40 153 1200 .223 22 0.18 49 0.40 351 2.83 7 36 43 0.35 495.0 4.0
2011-12 33 112 415 3.71 147 1156 .232 19 0.17 44 0.39 351 3.13 6 17 23 0.21 473.5 4.2
2012-13 33 118 460 3.90 148 1360 .229 42 0.36 40 0.34 355 3.01 15 18 33 0.28 524.0 4.4
2013-14 34 118 415 3.52 146 1122 .240 28 0.24 39 0.33 363 3.08 11 31 42 0.36 480.5 4.1
Total 135 472 1711 3.62 594 4838 .231 111 0.24 172 0.36 1420 3.01 39 102 141 0.30 1973.0 4.2
  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 34 118 415 3.52 146 1122 .240 28 0.24 39 0.33 363 3.08 11 31 42 0.36 480.5 4.1
Conference 11 38 143 3.76 48 373 .255 11 0.29 15 0.39 134 3.53 3 13 16 0.42 167.5 4.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 14 45 176 3.91 57 403 .295 12 0.27 16 0.36 130 2.89 3 8 11 0.24 199.0 4.4
Away 12 45 144 3.20 50 454 .207 13 0.29 11 0.24 153 3.40 8 15 23 0.51 170.5 3.8
Neutral 8 28 95 3.39 39 265 .211 3 0.11 12 0.43 80 2.86 0 8 8 0.29 111.0 4.0

Wins 27 92 320 3.48 110 856 .245 21 0.23 33 0.36 292 3.17 9 24 33 0.36 374.0 4.1
Losses 7 26 95 3.65 36 266 .222 7 0.27 6 0.23 71 2.73 2 7 9 0.35 106.5 4.1