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Nov. 12, 1997

Lisa Hilgers: All-America Volleyball Candidate

Lisa Hilgers
Lisa Hilgers in action. (file photo)
No. 4 Lisa Hilgers
Setter
5-6; Junior; 2L
Victoria, Minn./Chaska High School
Major: Accounting

Lisa Hilgers' 1997 Notes
1997: hit .444 (4-1-9) and finished with 34 assists and 10 digs at Nebraska ... had 19 digs and 59 assists at Texas A&M ... finished with match-high 16 digs vs. Kansas ... registered match-high 22 digs and 39 assists vs. Kansas State ... finished with 53 assists, 16 digs and went 6-1-16 (.313) at Colorado ... registered 71 assists vs. Oklahoma and surpassed 1,000-career digs in that match ... finished with 18 digs and 49 assists at Baylor ... totaled 13 digs and 48 assists at Kansas State ... finished with .667 (6-0-9) hitting percentage, 10 digs at Kansas ... hit .308 (4-0-13) and registered 41 assists and 14 digs vs. Texas A&M ... finished with 38 assists and 13 digs vs. Texas ... broke Texas Tech career assists record at Iowa State and recorded career-best hitting percentage for a match (.727) with 9-1-11 performance ... earned eighth career all-tournament honors at Air Force Falcon Classic after leading Tech to title in four victories ... earned all-tournament team honors at Four Points-Sheraton/RRC ... moved into second place on all-time TTU career assists leaders list with 40 assists vs. SW Louisiana ... led RRC in assists (134) and digs (43) and ranked second in hitting percentage (.444) ... earned all-tournament individual honors at South Florida Tournament ... registered 67 assists and 21 digs at South Florida ... named to Sheraton Shootout all-tournament team after finishing with 151 assists and 15 kills on four weekend matches ... finished with 11.62 asssists per game average in tournament ... surpassed 3,000-career assist mark in first game of season vs. Texas-San Antonio.

Hilgers breaks TTU career assists record
Junior setter Lisa Hilgers broke the Texas Tech all-time career assists record against Iowa State. During the Texas match, Hilgers was honored following game two with a game ball to commemorate the record. Before the Iowa State match, Hilgers needed 14 assists to break the record. She tied the record after she finished with 13 assists in game one. Her first assist in game two marked the record-breaking assist. Hilgers surpassed Ginger Carter's record of 3,598 career assists compiled from 1991-94. Hilgers now has 3,624 assists and will have this season along with next season to build upon her accomplishment. Hilgers also set a career high for hitting percentage in a match with a .727 performance (9-1-11).

Lisa Hilgers' 1997 Match-by-Match
|-------ATTACK------|  SET |-SERVE-| PASS  DEF |-------BLOCK------|  GEN
Date         Opponent                GP    K    E   TA    Pct    A   SA   SE   RE  DIG   BS   BA   BE Total  BHE
August 29    TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO......  3    4    0    6   .667   29    1    0    0    7    0    0    0   0.0    0
August 29    PORTLAND...............  4    3    0   10   .300   45    0    0    0   20    0    3    0   3.0    0
August 30    SMU....................  3    4    0    5   .800   45    0    1    0   11    0    0    0   0.0    2
August 30    OHIO...................  3    4    0    7   .571   32    1    1    0   10    1    0    0   1.0    0
September 5  vs UT-Chattanooga......  3    4    2    6   .333   35    1    1    0   10    0    2    0   2.0    0
September 5  at South Florida.......  5    3    3   13   .000   67    1    2    0   21    0    2    0   2.0    0
September 6  vs Georgia Southern....  3    4    0    6   .667   28    4    0    0    3    0    1    0   1.0    0
September 12 SW LOUISIANA...........  3    5    0    8   .625   40    0    1    0    8    0    0    0   0.0    0
September 12 LOUISIANA TECH.........  3    4    1    7   .429   39    1    1    0    9    1    1    0   2.0    0
September 13 SOUTH CAROLINA.........  4    5    1   12   .333   55    0    2    0   26    0    2    1   2.0    4
September 19 vs Denver..............  3    3    1    8   .250   36    0    1    0   10    0    1    1   1.0    0
September 19 at Air Force Academy...  3    2    1    9   .111   47    2    1    0    5    0    0    0   0.0    0
September 20 vs Hofstra.............  3    2    1    7   .143   33    1    1    0    8    0    1    0   1.0    0
September 20 vs William & Mary......  3    2    1    9   .111   34    0    1    0    5    0    1    0   1.0    0
September 26 at Missouri............  3    0    0    1   .000   30    1    0    0    6    1    0    1   1.0    0
September 27 at Iowa State..........  3    9    1   11   .727   39    0    0    0    4    0    1    3   1.0    0
October 3    TEXAS..................  4    3    1    9   .222   38    0    2    0   13    0    2    0   2.0    1
October 4    TEXAS A&M..............  4    4    0   13   .308   41    0    2    0   14    0    2    3   2.0    4
October 10   at Kansas..............  3    6    0    9   .667   48    1    1    0   10    0    3    0   3.0    1
October 11   at Kansas State........  4    3    0   11   .273   48    0    0    0   13    1    2    0   3.0    1
October 15   at Baylor..............  4    2    3    9  -.111   49    1    0    0   18    0    1    0   1.0    2
October 18   OKLAHOMA...............  5    6    4   14   .143   71    1    0    0    7    0    0    0   0.0    3
October 24   at Colorado............  4    6    1   16   .313   53    1    1    0   16    0    3    1   3.0    1
October 31   KANSAS STATE...........  4    1    0   11   .091   39    0    1    0   22    1    1    0   2.0    0
November 1   KANSAS.................  3    1    0    5   .200   26    3    0    0   16    0    2    0   2.0    1
November 7   at Texas A&M...........  5    4    2   12   .167   59    3    1    0   19    0    1    0   1.0    0
November 8   at Texas...............  3    0    2    8  -.250   28    0    0    0   10    0    0    0   0.0    0
November 11  at Nebraska............  3    4    0    9   .444   34    0    1    0   10    0    1    0   1.0    0
Totals.............................. 98   98   25  251   .291 1168   23   22    0  331    5   33   10  38.0   20
Games played: 98
Kills per game: 1.00
Assists per game: 11.92
Service aces per game: 0.23
Digs per game: 3.38
Blocks per game: 0.39

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