5 Connor Malone
5 Connor Malone
Height: 6-2
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Cactus Shadows
Previous College: Northern State-Aberdeen
Position: MB
Major: Business
m 29
k/s 1.73
h % .197
a/s 0.02
b/s 0.80
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.43

2016

  • Fifth in the Big South in conference play in total blocks (61.0) and blocks per set (1.00)
  • Fifth on the team with 182 kills
  • Third on the team with 1.73 kills per set, and third with a .197 hitting percentage
  • Finished the season with 45 digs, averaging 0.43 digs per set
  • Third on the team with 84 total blocks (10 solo, 74 assists) in averaging 0.80 blocks per set
  • Finished the season with two assists
  • Double-digit kills in seven matches
  • Season-high 17 kills on September 16 vs. Savannah State
  • Recorded 13 kills twice (Oct. 1 vs. Campbell, Nov. 12 at Liberty)
  • Season-high nine digs on October 25 at Winthrop
  • Season-high 10 blocks on November 4 against Gardner-Webb
  • Played in 105 sets with 18 starts as a senior

2015

  • Fifth on the team with 127 kills on the season
  • Averaged 1.11 kills per set with a .148 hitting percentage
  • Third on the team with 71 total blocks (eight solo, 63 assists)
  • Averaged 0.62 blocks per set
  • Finished the season with 42 digs, averaging 0.37 digs per set
  • Three double-digit kill matches
  • Season-high 15 kills on October 23 against UNC Asheville
  • 11 kills twice on the season (Oct. 17 at Radford, Oct. 30 against Presbyterian)
  • Season-high 9.0 total blocks on September 5 vs. N.C. Central
  • Seven matches with at least 4.0 total blocks
  • Played in 114 sets on the season
  • Played in all 33 matches, earning 14 starts at middle blocker

2014

Saw action in 32 matches, earning 15 starts at middle blocker as a redshirt sophomore…Fifth on the team with 112 kills, averaging 1.07 kills per set…Connected on a .253 hitting percentage on the season…Fifth on the team with 54 total blocks (Eight solo, 46 assists)…Third on the team with 0.51 blocks per game…Season-high nine kills on two different occasions (9 vs. Presbyterian on September 26, 9 at Campbell on October 3)…Season-best .750 hitting percentage on October 15 at N.C. Central…Season-high seven blocks on November 14 against High Point…Five blocks on August 30 vs. Norfolk State.

2013

Did not make an appearance.

2012

Redshirted.

High School: Malone was named as the 2009 Defensive Player of the Year, 2010 Most Improved Player and 2011 Team Captain at Cactus Shadows High School in Cave Creek, Ariz.  The Falcons posted a perfect 14-0 divisional record in 2010, winning their second straight region championship and reaching the semifinals of the Arizona state tournament.

Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Deb Malone...Majoring in Business at CSU...Born Nov. 30, 1993.

Recent Games
Nov 1 Presbyterian W, 3-1
Nov 4 Gardner-Webb L, 3-2
Nov 5 Winthrop L, 3-0
Nov 10 at Radford L, 3-0
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 3-2
Nov 18 vs. Campbell L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 15
Sets 105 61
Kills 182 118
Kills per set 1.73 1.93
Errors 70 42
Total Attacks 569 351
Hitting Percentage .197 .217
Assists 2 0
Assists per set 0.02 0.00
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 45 32
Digs per set 0.43 0.52
Block Solo 10 9
Block Assist 74 52
Block Total 84 61
Blocks per set 0.80 1.00
Block Errors 6 5
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 229.0 153.0
Points per set 2.2 2.5
Matches started 18 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 26 vs. Tennessee Tech L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 at Western Caro. L, 3-2 - 1 1 0 3 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Aug 27 vs. UAB L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 30 at South Carolina St. W, 3-0 - 3 3 1 8 .250 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 1 vs. Savannah St. W, 3-0 - 3 5 0 17 .294 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 1 at Ga. Southern L, 3-1 - 4 3 3 19 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Sep 2 vs. Jacksonville St. W, 3-2 - 5 3 3 16 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Sep 2 vs. Citadel L, 3-2 - 5 8 1 27 .259 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 9.0
Sep 9 vs. Eastern Mich. L, 3-1 - 1 0 1 4 -.250 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 10 at Col. of Charleston L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 vs. Va. Commonwealth L, 3-0 - 2 2 0 6 .333 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 13 at Savannah St. W, 3-1 1 3 3 3 11 .000 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.0
Sep 16 vs. Austin Peay L, 3-0 - 2 1 0 2 .500 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Sep 16 vs. Savannah St. W, 3-1 1 4 17 4 31 .419 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 17 vs. Elon L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 16 .063 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 17 at Citadel L, 3-1 1 4 5 5 26 .000 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 7.5
Sep 20 at Presbyterian W, 3-1 1 4 6 4 24 .083 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 5 0 9.5
Sep 24 at Gardner-Webb W, 3-1 1 4 9 3 27 .222 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Oct 1 Campbell W, 3-2 1 5 13 2 34 .324 0 0 0 0 8 0 5 2 5 0 15.5
Oct 11 at UNC Asheville W, 3-1 1 4 11 2 15 .600 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 14 Radford W, 3-1 1 4 12 3 35 .257 0 0 0 0 4 2 3 0 5 0 15.5
Oct 15 Liberty L, 3-2 1 5 12 2 32 .313 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 5 0 15.0
Oct 21 UNC Asheville W, 3-1 1 4 3 4 18 -.056 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 4 0 5.0
Oct 22 High Point L, 3-1 1 4 8 5 19 .158 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 9.0
Oct 25 at Winthrop L, 3-2 1 5 8 7 35 .029 0 0 0 0 9 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Oct 28 at High Point L, 3-0 - 2 1 2 13 -.077 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 29 at Campbell L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Presbyterian W, 3-1 1 4 4 1 12 .250 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 5.0
Nov 4 Gardner-Webb L, 3-2 1 5 7 2 27 .185 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 10 0 12.5
Nov 5 Winthrop L, 3-0 1 3 4 3 17 .059 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 6.5
Nov 10 at Radford L, 3-0 1 3 7 1 15 .400 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 3-2 1 5 13 1 28 .429 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 6 0 16.5
Nov 18 vs. Campbell L, 3-1 - 4 10 5 32 .156 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
  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
2014-15 32 105 112 1.07 42 277 .253 5 0.05 0 0.00 24 0.23 8 46 54 0.51 143.0 1.4
2015-16 33 114 127 1.11 66 411 .148 7 0.06 0 0.00 42 0.37 8 63 71 0.62 166.5 1.5
2016-17 29 105 182 1.73 70 569 .197 2 0.02 0 0.00 45 0.43 10 74 84 0.80 229.0 2.2
Total 94 324 421 1.30 178 1257 .193 14 0.04 0 0.00 111 0.34 26 183 209 0.65 538.5 1.7
  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 29 105 182 1.73 70 569 .197 2 0.02 0 0.00 45 0.43 10 74 84 0.80 229.0 2.2
Conference 15 61 118 1.93 42 351 .217 0 0.00 0 0.00 32 0.52 9 52 61 1.00 153.0 2.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 34 63 1.85 22 194 .211 0 0.00 0 0.00 18 0.53 4 34 38 1.12 84.0 2.5
Away 12 42 70 1.67 32 224 .170 1 0.02 0 0.00 21 0.50 6 25 31 0.74 88.5 2.1
Neutral 9 29 49 1.69 16 151 .219 1 0.03 0 0.00 6 0.21 0 15 15 0.52 56.5 1.9
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Wins 13 52 102 1.96 31 276 .257 0 0.00 0 0.00 24 0.46 6 31 37 0.71 123.5 2.4
Losses 16 53 80 1.51 39 293 .140 2 0.04 0 0.00 21 0.40 4 43 47 0.89 105.5 2.0
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August 2 4 4 1.00 1 11 .273 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.50 0 1 1 0.25 4.5 1.1
September 13 44 65 1.48 29 226 .159 2 0.05 0 0.00 14 0.32 4 23 27 0.61 80.5 1.8
October 8 33 68 2.06 27 201 .204 0 0.00 0 0.00 28 0.85 3 24 27 0.82 83.0 2.5
November 6 24 45 1.88 13 131 .244 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.04 3 26 29 1.21 61.0 2.5

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