Elise Swistek

#21 Elise Swistek

Pos. OH
Ht. 5-9
Yr. Fr.
Hometown LaPorte, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) New Prairie

2022: Appeared in 73 sets over 21 matches before suffering season-ending injury ... averaged 2.04 kills/set (149 total kills) on .103 hitting and 3.74 digs/set (273 total digs) ... ranked 11th in the MVC in digs/set ... also posted 20 service aces (.027/set) ... led team in service aces nine times, kills three times and digs twice ... posted double-figure digs 13 times, with team going 12-1 in those matches ... reached 20+ digs on four occasions ... tallied 10 or more kills five times, posting double-doubles in all five matches ... named MVP of Youngstown Invitational Aug. 26-27, hitting .404 with 3.57 kills/set and 3.43 digs/set as Valpo went 3-0 ... paced squad with 12 kills and tallied 11 digs in win over Campbell Sept. 2 ... posted 15 digs and team-best 10 kills in Sept. 16 sweep at UTSA ... registered team-best 21 digs the next day in sweep of Houston Baptist ... tallied 12 kills and 18 digs in MVC opener versus UNI Sept. 23 ... racked up team-high 27 digs in road win at Illinois State Sept. 30 ... picked up 14 kills and 25 digs the next night in win at Bradley ... set career best with 31 digs and added 13 kills in Oct. 8 home win over Belmont.

2021: Appeared in 122 sets during rookie season at Valpo ... named to the MVC All-Freshman Team ... averaged 1.69 kills/set on .106 hitting, tallying 206 total kills ... racked up 368 digs (3.02/set) and 25 aces (0.20/set) as well ... ranked third on the team in both digs/set and aces/set ... also strong on serve receive, posted a reception percentage of .965 for the season ... improved serve reception percentage to .987 over the season's final 17 matches ... reached double figures in digs 19 times and in kills seven times ... posted seven double-doubles ... led Valpo in aces six times and in kills four times ... Beacons won all four matches she paced the team in aces ... reached double figures in digs for the first time with 15 in Sept. 4 win over South Alabama ... led Valpo with eight kills and tallied 16 digs Sept. 17 in sweep of Western Illinois ... notched 10 kills in sweep of Indiana State Oct. 1 and 11 kills Oct. 4 win win over Drake ... totaled 10 kills and 16 digs Oct. 15 at Bradley ... recorded season-high five blocks in Oct. 22 sweep of Missouri State ... posted 16 digs against Illinois State Nov. 12 ... set season best with team-high 15 kills on .433 hitting in win over Bradley Nov. 13 ... reached double figures in kills in three straight matches, as she followed with 11 kills in Nov. 19 win at UNI and 13 kills the next night in win at Drake ... also registered season-high 27 digs in the latter victory ... named MVC Freshman of the Week Nov. 22 ... tallied 17 digs and 10 kills in MVC semifinal action against Loyola Nov. 26 ... helped Valpo to NIVC second round win over Toledo Dec. 3 with 14 digs and three service aces ... recorded team-high 19 digs in NIVC semifinal victory Dec. 10 against UConn.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Cougars ... earned First Team All-State honors in each of her final two seasons ... also a two-time All-District honoree ... named conference MVP each of her last two years and received All-Conference recognition all four seasons ... set school records with 1,738 career kills and 1,609 career digs ... led the way as New Prairie won 80 matches over her last three seasons and captured back-to-back-to-back sectional and regional titles ... played club volleyball for Dunes Volleyball Club ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Darrell and Dawn Swistek ... major is health care leadership.