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    Candice Yager
    Candice Yager

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    St. Michael, Minn.

    High School:
    St. Michael-Albertville

    Last College:
    North Dakota

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    DS/L



    08/27/2014

    Wildcats to Lift Lid on 2014 at NIU Invitational

    Northwestern opens season with six matches away from home

    2014: Appeared in 79 sets ... Tallied six digs and added an ace against Iowa (10/18) ... Notched four digs against No.13 Nebraska (10/15) ... Had four digs and an assist against Ohio State (10/11) ... Tallied eights digs and matched a career-high with two assists against Maryland (9/27) ... Tied a career-high with three aces against Green Bay (9/21) ... Recorded eight digs and an ace against Ohio (9/18) ... Posted a season-high ten digs against Virginia 9(/13) ... Tallied eight digs in win over Brown (9/6) ... Registered nine digs at NIU (8/30) ... Made Northwestern debut as a starter against Colorado (8/29) ... Had five digs and two service aces in that match.

    Prior to Northwestern: Played in 2013 at the University of North Dakota ... Helped UND win 22 matches and claim a share of the Big Sky championship ... Appeared in 95 games over 31 matches ... Made four starts ... Tallied 152 digs and 17 service aces.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain at St. Michael-Albertville H.S. ... Four-time All-Mississippi 8 selection ... Helped the Knights win four conference championships ... Named to 2012 Under Armour Watch List ... PrepVolleyball.com Defensive Dandie ... Also lettered twice in gymnastics ... Honor roll student all four years ... Recipient of the Minnesota State High School League Academic Award.

    Personal: Born Candice Patricia Yager on 10/23/94 ... Daughter of Todd and Patti Yager ... Older sister, Catherine, lettered at Michigan from 2009-11 before finishing collegiate career at North Dakota State in 2012.

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    Yager's Career Highs

    Kills 1, at Weber State (Nov. 2, 2013)%
    Total Attempts 2, twice, last at Northern Arizona (Oct. 19, 2013)%
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) N/A
    Service Aces 3, twice, last vs. Ohio (Sept. 18, 2014)
    Assists 2, twice vs. Maryland (Sept. 27, 2014)
    Total Blocks N/A
    Digs 13, vs. Portland State (Oct. 12, 2013)%

    Yager's 2014 Highs

    Kills N/A
    Total Attempts N/A
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) N/A
    Service Aces 3, vs. Ohio (Sept. 18)*
    Assists 2, twice, last vs. Maryland (Sept. 27)*
    Total Blocks N/A
    Digs 10, vs. Virginia (Sept. 13)

    % denotes North Dakota statistics