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2010-11 Volleyball
Chelsea Lyles
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Chelsea Lyles
Chelsea Lyles

POS.MB
HT.6-1
YR.Graduate Student
HOMETOWNColorado Springs, Col.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLWestern Nebraska CC

As A Fifth-Year Senior (Volleyball: 2010)
Started all 26 matches, after a stellar career on the basketball court for the Eagles ... registered seven or more kills on 17 occasions ... recorded at least one block in 22 matches ... finished the campaign as FGCU’s leader in blocks (66), kills (205), and hitting percentage (.301) ... her .301 hitting percentage ranked fifth in the A-Sun ... hit .331, averaged 2.95 kills/set and averaged 3.37 points per set in conference play to rank third, seventh and ninth, respectively, in A-Sun play ... recorded two of the top 20 attack percentages in the A-Sun, including hitting .647 at USF (11/11/10) ... recorded seven kills and four blocks vs. Bethune-Cookman in her first collegiate game since junior college (8/27/10) ... hit .400 and tallied 10 kills and four blocks vs. FAU (8/28/10) ... registered eight kills and six blocks vs. UNLV at the Active Ankle Challenge hosted by Oregon State (9/4/10) ... finished with seven kills and five blocks at Belmont (9/25/10) ... hit .462 with 14 kills, two blocks and a career-high five digs at Jacksonville (10/1/10) ... picked up 11 kills at UNF (10/2/10) ... finished with 10 kills vs. Kennesaw State (10/15/10) ... blasted 11 kills, tied her career-high with five digs and tallied a career-high nine blocks vs. Mercer (10/16/10) ... hit .471 with nine kills at USC Upstate (10/29/10) ... totaled four blocks and a career-high 22 kills, which rank ninth all-time in FGCU history, on .370 hitting in a five-set thriller vs. Lipscomb (11/5/10) ... finished with 10 kills vs. Belmont (11/6/10) ... blasted 12 kills on a career-high .647 hitting percentage, which was the fourth best hitting percentage in the A-Sun in 2010 and ranks as the fourth best hitting percentage in a single match in program history, at USF (11/11/10) ... wrapped up her collegiate career with two blocks and 13 kills on .550 hitting vs. Stetson (11/13/10).

As A Senior (W. Basketball: 2009-10)
Recipient of the FGCU Athletic Department’s 2009-10 Most Outstanding Female Student-Athlete Award ... earned first team All-Atlantic Sun honors (3/2/10) ... won the A-Sun Player of the Week award once ... named to the A-Sun Preseason All-Conference team ... started in all 31 games for the Eagles ... averaged 31.6 minutes and a team-high 13.0 points ... averaged 13.4 points in conference play ... finished the season ranked 8th in scoring (13.0), 12th in field goal and free throw percentage (.415; .771), 14th in three-point percentage (.346), and 15th in rebounding (5.5) in the A-Sun Conference … scored 19 points and grabbed six boards vs. UTEP (11/13/09) ... registered 14 points at Georgia Tech (11/21/09) ... registered 12 points and four boards at No. 21/24 Michigan State (12/13/09) ... scored a team-high 16 points vs. USC Upstate (12/19/09) ... scored 18 points and dished out six assists at FIU (12/22/09) ... tied her career-high with 22 points at Belmont (1/2/10) ... recorded 11 points and eight boards vs. JU (1/9/10) ... scored a career-high 25 points at ETSU (1/16/10) ... registered 24 points, six boards, and five assists vs. Mercer (1/23/10) ... recorded 13 points and six rebounds vs. Stetson (1/27/10) ... scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds in a season-high 40 minutes at Mercer (2/1/10) ... recorded 21 points at Upstate (2/25/10) ... scored 21 points and grabbed seven boards in the championship game of the Longwood Tourney (3/7/10) ... named MVP of the Longwood Tourney (3/7/10) ... registered a double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds) at Miami in the First Round of the WNIT (3/18/10).

As A Junior (W. Basketball: 2008-09)
Earned first team All-Atlantic Sun honors ... earned A-Sun All-Academic honors ... appeared in 31 games, making 29 starts ... averaged 29.3 minutes and 14.0 points ... averaged 14.5 points in conference play … finished the season ranked 3rd in 3-point percentage (.377), 4th in free throw percentage (.767), 6th in scoring (14.0), 12th in field goal percentage (.443), 16th in minutes (29.13), and 18th in rebounding (5.4) in the A-Sun Conference ... registered 16 points, seven rebounds, six assists, and three blocks in her FGCU debut vs. Florida (11/14/08) ... picked up her first double-double as an Eagle (22 points, 10 rebounds) vs. Santa Clara (11/26/08) ... had 13 points, four boards, and four steals at UNCG (11/28/08) ... scored 13 points vs. UCF (12/7/08) ... registered 13 points, three steals, two boards, and two assists vs. Campbell (12/13/08) ... scored 11 points and grabbed seven boards at BCU (12/19/08) ... scored a team-high 14 points and snagged seven boards vs. Cornell (12/30/08) ... finished with 11 points and six rebounds at Lipscomb (1/3/09) ... registered her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 boards at Belmont (1/5/09) ... scored 14 points vs. ETSU (1/8/08) ... scored 21 points, grabbed eight boards, and dished four assists vs. Upstate (1/10/09) ... scored 13 points at Mercer (1/15/09) ... scored 15 points and grabbed five boards at KSU (1/17/09) ... scored a team-high 19 points with seven boards and three steals vs. JU (1/22/09) ... finished with 15 points and seven assists vs. UNF (1/24/09) ... scored a game-high 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting vs. Stetson (1/26/09) ... scored a game-high 21 points and added six assists vs. Lipscomb (1/29/09) ... scored a team-high 18 points vs. Belmont (1/31/09) ... finished with 12 points and five boards at Upstate (2/5/09) ... scored a team-high 17 points, grabbed seven boards, and dished six assists at ESTU (2/7/09) ... scored 14 points and dished six assists vs. KSU (2/12/09) ... scored a team-high 21 points at UNF (2/19/09) ... finished with 13 points, six boards, and five assists at JU (2/21/09) ... scored 11 points and grabbed nine boards at Campbell (2/26/09) ... scored 16 points vs. J&W (2/28/09) ... finished with 12 points, eight boards, and four assists vs. GWU in the 1st round of the WNIT (3/19/09) ... recorded team-highs in points (20) and rebounds (8) at USF in the 2nd round of the WNIT (3/21/09).

As A Freshman & Sophomore (2006-2008 - Western Nebraska CC)
Played volleyball and basketball for the Cougars ... named first team All-Region in basketball and volleyball ... led the Cougars in scoring and rebounding ... named Honorary Captain of the first team All Nebraska Jr. College Team.

High School
2006 graduate of Harrison High School ... named first team All-State in track and basketball ... high jump state champion ... first team All-Area for volleyball ... second team All-State for volleyball ... named Harrison High’s female athlete of the year as a senior ... named Colorado Springs Player of the Year for basketball.

Personal
Born January 30, 1988 ... daughter of Charlie and Billye Lyles ... has two sisters, Sara and Cheryl ... earned a degree in communications from Florida Gulf Coast ... social work major in graduate studies.