18 Sydney Gorski
18 - Sydney Gorski
Height: 6-1
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Chagrin Falls, Ohio
High School: Kenston
Position: MB/OPP
m 17
k/s 1.39
h % .239
a/s 0.11
b/s 0.64
sa/s 0.07
d/s 0.23

2018 (Junior)
Named an NEC Commissioner’s Honor Roll recipient … Appeared in the matches against Charlotte (Aug. 31) and Brown (Sept. 18) in an injury-shortened season … Tallied six kills and two blocks in the September match against the Bears.

2017 (Sophomore)
NEC Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection … Appeared in 19 matches and 47 sets for the Bulldogs … Totaled 46 kills (0.98 per set), 22 blocks (0.47 per set) and 14 digs … Season-high seven kills in the season opener against Drake (8/25) … Provided a spark off the bench in the comeback win at Sacred Heart (10/7), recording six kills and five blocks.

2016 (Freshman)
Appeared in 46 sets in 17 matches, earning nine starts ... Totaled 66 kills (1.43 per set), 46 blocks (0.73 per set), 15 digs and four service aces ... Finished with a career-best 13 kills at FDU on Nov. 13 ... Talled a career-best five blocks, including one solo vs. UMass Lowell on Sept. 2 ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll and Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Before Bryant
Gorski was a four-year varsity letterwinner and two-year starter for Kenston High School  … Helped the Bombers to three-straight Chagrin Valley Conference Championships and district titles from 2012-14 … Team won the Western Reserve Conference in 2015 … Kenston earned a regional crown and advanced to the state semifinals in 2012 … Regional semifinalists in 2013 and 2014 … 2015 Western Reserve Conference Player of the Year … Named first team all-district, News Herald First Team and Division I District II All-Star Team selection as a senior … 2015 Team MVP … Two-time captain … All-Chagrin Valley Conference Honorable Mention nod in 2013 and 2014 … 2014 Volleyball Academic Award winner for highest GPA … 2015 Western Reserve Conference Scholar-Athlete … National Honor Society member … Played club for Maverick Volleyball Club.

Personal
Daughter of Holly and Jeffrey Gorski … Has one brother, Blaise … Grandfather, Bob Urda, played baseball at Western Michigan from 1950-53 before playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954 … Uncle, James Urda, played football at Kent State from 1979-82 … Cousin, Patrick Foley, currently plays lacrosse at Johns Hopkins.

Career Single-Match Highs
Kills: 13, at Fairleigh Dickinson, 11/13/16
Assists: 1, 3x, last at Central Connecticut, 10/20/17
Aces: 2 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 11/5/16
Digs: 2, 3x, last at Brown, 9/18/18
Blocks: 5, 2x, last at Sacred Heart, 10/7/17

Recent Games
Oct 26 St. Francis Brooklyn W, 3-0
Nov 1 at Robert Morris L, 3-1
Nov 2 at Saint Francis U W, 3-1
Nov 8 LIU L, 3-2
Nov 15 at Central Connecticut L, 3-1
Nov 16 at Sacred Heart L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 17 8
Sets 44 22
Kills 61 40
Kills per set 1.39 1.82
Errors 24 10
Total Attacks 155 79
Hitting Percentage .239 .380
Assists 5 3
Assists per set 0.11 0.14
Service Aces 3 3
Service Errors 8 8
Service Aces per set 0.07 0.14
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 10 10
Digs per set 0.23 0.45
Block Solo 3 2
Block Assist 25 13
Block Total 28 15
Blocks per set 0.64 0.68
Block Errors 5 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 79.5 51.5
Points per set 1.8 2.3
Matches started 7 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. San Diego State L, 3-0 - 3 1 2 9 -.111 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 2.0
Aug 31 at FGCU L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 vs. Akron L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 at New Hampshire L, 3-0 - 2 1 1 4 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 6 North Dakota W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Villanova L, 3-0 - 2 3 2 13 .077 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Sep 7 Marist W, 3-0 - 3 6 0 11 .545 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 7.0
Sep 10 Providence W, 3-1 1 2 0 1 6 -.167 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 13 vs. Kent State W, 3-2 1 5 8 4 19 .211 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Sep 14 vs. Binghamton W, 3-0 1 3 2 4 11 -.182 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 14 at Army West Point L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Brown L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 vs. Boston College L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 21 vs. Albany L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 21 at Rhode Island L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Hartford L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at Fairleigh Dickinson W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 16 .438 1 0 3 0 3 0 3 2 3 0 11.5
Sep 28 at St. Francis Brooklyn W, 3-2 - 5 9 1 17 .471 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 1 at Merrimack W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 9 .444 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 4 Robert Morris L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 14 .143 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 5 Saint Francis U W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 6 .833 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 11 Merrimack W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Sacred Heart L, 3-0 - 2 1 1 7 .000 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 4.0
Oct 15 Central Connecticut W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at LIU W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Fairleigh Dickinson W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 St. Francis Brooklyn W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Robert Morris L, 3-1 - 2 3 2 6 .167 1 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 5.5
Nov 2 at Saint Francis U W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 LIU L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Central Connecticut L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Sacred Heart L, 3-1 - 1 3 0 4 .750 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
  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
2016-17 17 46 66 1.43 30 154 .234 0 0.00 4 0.09 10 0.22 2 22 24 0.52 83.0 1.8
2017-18 19 47 46 0.98 22 131 .183 3 0.06 0 0.00 14 0.30 4 18 22 0.47 59.0 1.3
2018-19 2 4 7 1.75 7 19 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.50 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 1.8
2019-20 17 44 61 1.39 24 155 .239 5 0.11 3 0.07 10 0.23 3 25 28 0.64 79.5 1.8
Total 55 141 180 1.28 83 459 .211 8 0.06 7 0.05 36 0.26 9 65 74 0.52 228.5 1.6
  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 17 44 61 1.39 24 155 .239 5 0.11 3 0.07 10 0.23 3 25 28 0.64 79.5 1.8
Conference 8 22 40 1.82 10 79 .380 3 0.14 3 0.14 10 0.45 2 13 15 0.68 51.5 2.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 15 19 1.27 6 57 .228 1 0.07 1 0.07 4 0.27 2 7 9 0.60 25.5 1.7
Away 6 16 31 1.94 8 56 .411 3 0.19 2 0.13 6 0.38 0 11 11 0.69 38.5 2.4
Neutral 5 13 11 0.85 10 42 .024 1 0.08 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 7 8 0.62 15.5 1.2
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Wins 8 27 45 1.67 14 95 .326 4 0.15 2 0.07 8 0.30 1 12 13 0.48 54.0 2.0
Losses 9 17 16 0.94 10 60 .100 1 0.06 1 0.06 2 0.12 2 13 15 0.88 25.5 1.5
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August 1 3 1 0.33 2 9 -.111 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 2 2 0.67 2.0 0.7
September 10 27 39 1.44 16 100 .230 4 0.15 2 0.07 5 0.19 1 14 15 0.56 49.0 1.8
October 4 11 15 1.36 4 36 .306 0 0.00 1 0.09 4 0.36 2 4 6 0.55 20.0 1.8
November 2 3 6 2.00 2 10 .400 1 0.33 0 0.00 1 0.33 0 5 5 1.67 8.5 2.8