6 Monika Smidova
6 Monika Smidova
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Plzen, Czech Republic
High School: Sport's Grammar School
Position: S
Major: Business Administration
m 34
k/s 1.40
h % .334
a/s 9.93
b/s 0.63
sa/s 0.43
d/s 3.02

Preseason Patriot League Player of the Year and All-Patriot League selection … ranks fourth in career assists (2,963) at AU heading into 2015 season.

2014: AVCA All-American Honorable Mention … AVCA All-East Region selection … Patriot League Player of the Year … Patriot League Setter of the Year … Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year … first-team All-Patriot League … Academic All-Patriot League honoree … third-team Capital One Academic All-America selection … first-team Capital One Academic All-District … second-team ECAC All-Star … averaged 9.63 assists, 3.06 digs and 1.41 kills per set … her hitting percentage of .386 is the sixth-best single-season mark in AU history … led league in total assists (1,107) and ranked third in assists per set … also ranked seventh in the PL in service aces per set (0.35) … currently ranks fourth in program history in career assists (2,963) … tournament MVP at the D.C. Volleyball Challenge and Rutgers Invitational … also named to the all-tournament team at the Villanova Classic … posted first career triple-double with 10 kills, 38 assists and 13 digs against Howard (8/30) … also had triple-doubles at Bucknell (11k, 41a, 15d) and in the NCAA Tournament versus Dayton (10k, 36a and career-high 19d) … led team with 20 double-doubles on the season … recorded season-high 54 assists at Lehigh (11/15) … Patriot League Tournament MVP … three-time Patriot League Player of the Week … recognized on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Patriot League Setter of the Year ... Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... All-Patriot League First Team selection ... Academic All-Patriot League Team honoree ... named to the ECAC All-Star First Team ... ranked 21st in the country in aces per set (0.42) and 51st in assists per set (10.80), also good for 10th in single season program history at American ... led the conference in assists, ranked fourth in aces and 10th with a .287 hitting percentage ... totaled 1,210 assists, good for ninth in the single season record book at American ... also averaged 2.71 dps, 1.08 kps and 0.62 bps ... posted 13 double-doubles, including in each of American’s five postseason contests ... matched her career mark with seven kills against Georgetown (8/31) ... registered five blocks twice at Cal St. Fullerton (9/22) and against Navy (11/13) ... recorded a career-high 55 assists against UMBC (9/25) ... notched a career-best five service aces at Loyola (Md.) (10/25) ... added 52 assists against Lehigh (11/15) ... tallied a season-high 16 digs in American’s NCAA Tournament second round victory over Duke (12/7) ... named to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team ... two-time Patriot League Player of the Week ... recognized on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection ... did not compete due to injury.

2011: All-Patriot League Second Team honoree … appeared in 33 matches, starting 27 … recorded a team-high 646 assists and 284 digs with a team-best 47 service aces … averaged 5.67 assists per game and 2.49 digs per game … recorded a career-high seven kills against Oregon (8/31) … tallied a career-high 47 assists against Morgan State (9/27) … totaled eight digs, four aces, three kills and a team-high 20 assists against Lafayette (11/12) … posted a career-best 16 digs twice at Army (9/30) and in the Patriot League Championship against Army (11/20) … Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.

High School: Member of the third-place team at the 2010 Junior European Championships … one of the top athletes at Sports Grammar School and in the Pilsen region.

Recent Games
Nov 7 Colgate W, 3-0
Nov 13 Loyola Maryland W, 3-0
Nov 21 Colgate W, 3-0
Nov 22 Army West Point W, 3-0
Dec 4 vs. Kentucky W, 3-0
Dec 5 at Ohio State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 34 15
Sets 110 47
Kills 154 69
Kills per set 1.40 1.47
Errors 43 20
Total Attacks 332 138
Hitting Percentage .334 .355
Assists 1092 494
Assists per set 9.93 10.51
Service Aces 47 23
Service Errors 34 16
Service Aces per set 0.43 0.49
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 332 148
Digs per set 3.02 3.15
Block Solo 8 6
Block Assist 61 27
Block Total 69 33
Blocks per set 0.63 0.70
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 10 5
Points 239.5 111.5
Points per set 2.2 2.4
Matches started 34 15
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 28 Howard W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 9 .222 32 0 0 0 14 0 2 0 2 1 5.0
Aug 29 vs. Georgetown W, 3-1 1 4 5 2 13 .231 28 3 2 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Aug 29 at George Mason W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 12 .417 30 1 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Aug 30 #4 Florida L, 3-1 1 4 6 1 13 .385 37 1 2 0 18 0 0 0 0 1 7.0
Sep 4 vs. #25 UCLA L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 8 .250 24 0 2 0 10 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Sep 6 at #17 Hawaii L, 3-0 1 3 4 0 7 .571 24 1 3 0 5 0 2 1 2 0 6.0
Sep 6 vs. Iowa L, 3-1 1 4 7 2 19 .263 37 0 0 0 10 0 4 0 4 0 9.0
Sep 11 vs. Northeastern W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 9 .778 29 1 2 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 12 vs. NJIT W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 8 .250 22 0 2 0 9 1 2 0 3 0 6.0
Sep 12 at Columbia W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 8 .750 32 0 2 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 18 William & Mary W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 9 .556 26 3 1 0 14 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Sep 19 UMBC W, 3-0 1 2 2 0 4 .500 24 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 19 Virginia L, 3-2 1 5 2 1 13 .077 52 2 0 0 10 0 4 0 4 0 6.0
Sep 25 at Lafayette W, 3-0 1 3 2 3 6 -.167 34 1 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 1 3.0
Sep 26 at Bucknell W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 12 .333 35 2 2 0 12 2 0 1 2 0 11.0
Oct 2 Army West Point W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 6 .000 31 1 1 0 16 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Oct 3 Holy Cross W, 3-0 1 2 5 0 7 .714 23 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 6 at Navy W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 7 .286 30 3 0 0 10 0 3 0 3 1 7.5
Oct 9 at Colgate W, 3-2 1 5 8 3 20 .250 35 0 1 0 16 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Oct 10 at Lehigh W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 9 .556 42 0 2 0 7 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Oct 14 at Loyola Maryland W, 3-0 1 2 1 0 4 .250 22 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 4.0
Oct 16 Bethune-Cookman W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 15 .333 34 2 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 8.0
Oct 21 at George Washington L, 3-2 1 5 3 3 11 .000 54 2 0 0 16 0 3 0 3 2 6.5
Oct 23 Bucknell W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 13 .692 32 0 2 0 15 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 24 Lafayette W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 9 .778 23 1 1 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 27 Navy W, 3-1 1 4 5 1 9 .444 36 4 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 1 11.0
Oct 30 at Holy Cross W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Army West Point W, 3-1 1 4 4 4 13 .000 50 2 1 0 11 1 1 0 2 0 7.5
Nov 6 Lehigh W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 6 .333 32 3 2 0 12 0 3 0 3 2 6.5
Nov 7 Colgate W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 9 .444 39 1 2 0 9 1 1 0 2 0 7.5
Nov 13 Loyola Maryland W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 8 .250 30 4 0 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Nov 21 Colgate W, 3-0 1 3 1 4 10 -.300 29 0 0 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Nov 22 Army West Point W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 9 .444 29 2 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Dec 4 vs. Kentucky W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 11 .455 37 2 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Dec 5 at Ohio State L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 6 .333 18 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
  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
2011-12 33 114 70 0.61 31 215 .181 646 5.67 47 0.41 284 2.49 3 26 29 0.25 133.0 1.2
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 37 112 121 1.08 37 293 .287 1210 10.80 47 0.42 304 2.71 4 65 69 0.62 204.5 1.8
2014-15 33 115 162 1.41 33 334 .386 1107 9.63 40 0.35 352 3.06 3 37 40 0.35 223.5 1.9
2015-16 34 110 154 1.40 43 332 .334 1092 9.93 47 0.43 332 3.02 8 61 69 0.63 239.5 2.2
Total 137 451 507 1.12 144 1174 .309 4055 8.99 181 0.40 1272 2.82 18 189 207 0.46 800.5 1.8
  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 34 110 154 1.40 43 332 .334 1092 9.93 47 0.43 332 3.02 8 61 69 0.63 239.5 2.2
Conference 15 47 69 1.47 20 138 .355 494 10.51 23 0.49 148 3.15 6 27 33 0.70 111.5 2.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 50 70 1.40 16 149 .362 509 10.18 27 0.54 171 3.42 2 28 30 0.60 113.0 2.3
Away 12 40 53 1.32 20 115 .287 406 10.15 14 0.35 108 2.70 5 20 25 0.63 82.0 2.0
Neutral 6 20 31 1.55 7 68 .353 177 8.85 6 0.30 53 2.65 1 13 14 0.70 44.5 2.2
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Wins 27 83 127 1.53 35 255 .361 846 10.19 40 0.48 260 3.13 7 44 51 0.61 196.0 2.4
Losses 7 27 27 1.00 8 77 .247 246 9.11 7 0.26 72 2.67 1 17 18 0.67 43.5 1.6
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August 4 14 22 1.57 7 47 .319 127 9.07 5 0.36 47 3.36 0 4 4 0.29 29.0 2.1
September 11 35 50 1.43 13 103 .359 339 9.69 13 0.37 102 2.91 3 23 26 0.74 77.5 2.2
October 12 40 58 1.45 15 123 .350 412 10.30 16 0.40 121 3.02 3 25 28 0.70 89.5 2.2
November 5 15 17 1.13 8 42 .214 159 10.60 10 0.67 52 3.47 1 7 8 0.53 31.5 2.1
December 2 6 7 1.17 0 17 .412 55 9.17 3 0.50 10 1.67 1 2 3 0.50 12.0 2.0