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Ariel Scott
Ariel  Scott


Ridgewood, N.J.

High School:
Immaculate Heart Academy




Washington Named Senior CLASS Award Winner

Haleigh Washington was named the Senior CLASS Award Winner, while teammate Simone Lee joined her with First Team Honors


No. 1 WVB Set to Host NCAA Opening Rounds

Penn State women's volleyball earned the No. 1 overall seed and the right to host the NCAA Tournament Opening Rounds


WVB Cleans Up B1G Post-Season Honors

Simone Lee earns Player of the Year, Haleigh Washington earns Defensive Player of the Year, and Penn State places four on All-Big Ten teams


No. 1 WVB Grabs Piece of B1G Title

No. 1 Penn State takes a piece of the Big Ten title with a 3-1 win over No. 8 Minnesota


No. 1 WVB Closes Out Regular Season

Penn State heads to No. 11 Wisconsin and No. 8 Minnesota to close out the regular season


AP Photos: Volleyball vs. Oregon

NCAA Final Four

Pronounced: Air-ee-el Scott

Ariel Scott

2013 (Senior): Has notched double-digit kills in 13 matches, leading the team in the category 10 times this season ... Unanimous Preseason All-Big Ten honoree ... Finalist for Senior CLASS Award ... Tied for third on the team with five kills against Syracuse (8/31) ... Notched her first double-digit kill performance of the season, recording a team-high 11 kills against No. 19 Louisville (8/31), adding two blocks ... Posted five kills and five digs at Texas (9/7) ... Had one dig against Marquette (9/13) ... Ranked second on the squad with eight kills, on .412 hitting against Central Arkansas (9/14) ... Had one kill at FGCU (9/14) ... Recorded a season-high four blocks along with eight kills and a dig against Albany (9/20) ... Logged 10 kills, two digs and a block against Eastern Kentucky (9/21) ... Recorded 13 kills on .550 hitting against Yale (9/21), adding two blocks ... Led the squad with 18 kills against No. 15 Michigan State (9/27), contributing eight digs and five blocks ... Tied for team leader with 15 kills against No. 10 Michigan (9/28), while also tallying five blocks ... Notched six kills and two digs at Indiana (10/3) ... Led the team with 15 kills at No. 24 Purdue (10/5), adding three digs and six blocks ... Set a season high mark with 25 kills against No. 11 Minnesota (10/9), tallying four digs and seven blocks ... Tallied a team-high 13 kills, against No. 19 Wisconsin (10/12), registering three digs and four blocks ... Recorded 12 kills, three digs and five blocks at Illinois (10/18) ... Notched four kills and three blocks at Northwestern (10/20) ... Posted nine kills and five blocks against No. 24 Ohio State (10/23) ... Led the team with 11 kills against Iowa (10/26), while also tallying three blocks ... Logged 11 kills, eight digs and four blocks at No. 17 Michigan (11/1) ... Totaled 13 kills, six digs, four blocks at No. 14 Michigan State (11/2) ... Had five kills and four blocks against No. 14 Purdue (11/8) ... Tallied five kills and one block against Indiana (11/9) ... Posted seven kills, four digs and four blocks at No. 14 Wisconsin (11/15) ... Led the team with 14 kills at No. 11 Minnesota (11/16), adding five digs and three blocks.

2012 (Junior): NCAA West Lafayette Regional Championship MVP ... AVCA First Team All-America ... Volleyball Magazine First Team All-America ... AVCA Mideast Region ... Big Ten Player of the Year ... Unanimous All-Big Ten ... Preseason All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Active Ankle Challenge MVP, Big Four Volleyball Classic MVP, Big Ten Player of the Week (11/5) ... started in 36 matches at opposite ... led Penn State with 469 kills, averaging 3.75 kills per set with a .308 hitting percentage ... led the team in kills 22 times ... had double-digit kills in 24 of 36 matches ... her 3.75 kills per set ranked ninth in the Big Ten ...her 4.23 points per set also ranked ninth in the Big Ten ... was third on the team in blocks with 102, averaging 0.82 blocks per set ... had at least one block in 34 of 36 matches and 30 multiple block matches ... had at least two digs in 28 matches and totaled 105 for the season ... posted 26 kills with three blocks vs. Stanford (8/31) ... led the team with 12 kills against Texas (9/1) ... led the team with 14 kills vs. Oregon State (9/8) ... posted 13 kills and four blocks against UIC (9/9) ... recorded 23 kills vs. Nebraska (9/19) ... had 12 kills vs. Wisconsin (9/28) ... had nine kills vs. Minnesota (9/29) ... was second on the team with 10 kills at Northwestern (10/5) ... posted a team-best 19 kills at Illinois (10/6) ... put down nine kills and had four blocks vs. Purdue (10/12) ... led the team with 14 kills vs. Indiana (10/13) ... had a team-best 18 kills and had five blocks at Michigan (10/20) ... put down 19 kills at Nebraska (10/28) ... had a match-high 20 kills vs. Minnesota (11/2) ... led the Lions with 14 kills against Wisconsin (11/4) ... tied for first on the team with five blocks vs. Northwestern (11/10) ... had a team-best 12 kills on .417 hitting at Indiana (11/16) ... put down a team-high 18 kills on .548 hitting at Purdue (11/17) ... led the team with 15 kills and had four blocks vs. Ohio State (11/21) ... posted eight kills against Michigan State (11/24) ... recorded eight kills and three blocks against Binghamton (11/30) ... led the team with eight kills vs. Bowling Green (12/1) ... had a team-best 11 kills vs. Kentucky (12/7) ... put down 25 kills on .422 hitting against Minnesota (12/8) ... pounded 18 kills vs. Oregon (12/13).

2011 (Sophomore): AVCA Third Team All-America ... AVCA All-Mideast Region ... Unanimous First Team All-Big Ten ... Hampton Inn Classic All-Tournament Team ... was second on the team with 418 kills, averaging 3.54 kills per set with a .260 hitting percentage ... had double-digit kills 21 times ... her 3.54 kills per set ranked ninth in the Big Ten and her 4.00 points per set ranked 10th ... led the team in kills on 13 occasions ... had at least one dig in 32 matches, posting 143 for the season, and tallied double-digit digs three times ... had at least one block in 29 matches and totaled 86 for the season ... tallied a career-high 14 kills against Oregon (8/26) in season-opener ... had a team-high 12 kills vs. Pitt (9/2) ... totaled 13 kills at the Big Four Classic (9/9-10) ... totaled 34 kills on .319 hitting in the Hampton Inn Classic (9/16-17) ... totaled 23 kills on .360 hitting against Nebraska (9/21) ... had a match-high 18 kills at Iowa (9/24) ... had a match-high 12 kills vs. Wisconsin (9/30) ... posted a team-best 14 kills with a career-best six blocks against Minnesota (10/1) ... had a career-high 27 kills vs. Illinois (10/8) ... second on the team with 12 kills at Indiana (10/15) ... led the team with 11 kills vs. Michigan (10/22) ... led the team with 20 kills vs. Iowa (10/28) ... led the team with 26 kills and a career-high eight blocks at Minnesota (11/4) ... had a match-high 23 kills at Wisconsin (11/6) ... led the team with 15 kills vs. Indiana (11/19) ... combined for 28 kills on .455 hitting vs. Liberty and Delaware (12/2-3) ... recorded 11 kills vs. UCLA in the NCAA Regional Semifinals (12/9).

2010 (Freshman): Saw action in 20 matches, starting two, and 63 sets ... totaled 143 kills (2.27 kills per set) for the season ... had at least three kills in every match and tallied double-digit kills four times ... made her collegiate debut with nine kills vs. Minnesota (10/15) ... was second on the team with 14 kills at Michigan State (11/6) ... pounded a career-high 21 kills at Minnesota (11/27) ... was one of three players with double-digit kills with 10 against Texas in the NCAA National Semifinals (12/16) ... totaled 43 blocks for the season ... had at least one block in 17 matches, with 12 multiple-block matches ... tied for the team lead with a personal-best five blocks vs. Illinois (11/13) ... matched her career high with five blocks against Virginia Tech in the second round the NCAA Tournament (12/4) ... tallied 28 digs with at least one dig in 14 matches.

High School
Four-year varsity letterwinner and two-year team captain at Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, N.J. ... guided the Blue Eagles to four straight league championships, the 2009 county championship and three straight state and tournament of champions championships ... was a three-time First Team All-League and two-time First Team All-County and All-State honoree ... earned Second Team All-League her freshman year and Second Team All-County and All-State sophomore year ... was a member of the GEVA High Performance team ... selected Volleyball Magazine 13 First Class Underclassmen ... Soph 79 ... was a National Sophomore of the Year finalist ... named to the USA A2 High Performance team ... honored as the State Tournament of Champions MVP ... was a National Junior of the Year finalist ... named Fab 50 ... attended the USA High Performance Holiday camp ... selected NJ Gatorade Player of the Year and Star Ledger State Volleyball Player of the Year ... was a New Jersey Record Athlete of the Week ... selected #17 Senior Aces by ... 2009 Under Armour All-American ... selected to the GEVA Championship All-Tournament Team ... also lettered in basketball and track.

Born Ariel Victoria Scott on Sept. 8, 1992 in Teaneck, N.J. ... Parents are David and Alisa Scott ... Has one brother, Brandon (23) and one sister, Raquel (19) ... Majoring in public relations and minoring in business ... Names eating as her hobby, "Macbeth" as her favorite book, Kendrick Lamar as her favorite entertainer, "Chopped" as her favorite TV show, "Mean Girls" as her favorite movie, Tyson Chandler as her favorite athlete, Tina Fey as her favorite actress and sushi as her favorite food.

Scott's Expectations
"I hope our relentless hard work and dedication will lead to both a Big Ten and a national championship."


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