9 Naiomi Rivera
9 Naiomi Rivera
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
High School: Academia Discipulos de Cristo, Bayamon PR
Position: S
m 18
k/s 0.30
h % .070
a/s 5.20
b/s 0.09
sa/s 0.20
d/s 2.19

2016

  • Second on the team with 281 set assists, averaging 5.20 assists per set
  • Finished the season with 118 digs, averaging 2.19 digs per set
  • Finished the season with 16 kills, averaging 0.30 per set, with a .070 hitting percentage
  • Finished the season with 11 service aces and five block assists
  • Four double-doubles in the 2016 season
  • Season-high 40 assists on November 4 vs. Gardner-Webb
  • Recorded 34 assists on November 1 vs. Presbyterian
  • Double-digits assists in 12 matches in 2016
  • Season-high 17 digs on November 4 against Gardner-Webb
  • Recorded 15 digs on September 2 vs. Jacksonville State at the Bash in the Boro
  • Season-high three service aces twice (Sept. 1 vs. Savannah state, Sept. 1 at Georgia Southern)
  • Played in 54 sets with four starts as a freshman

High School: Rivera signs with the Bucs from Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, where she lined up as a setter at the Academia Discipulos de Cristo, Bayamon PR under Coach Julia E. Melendez. The 5-8 athlete also lined up on the Club Voleibol Vaqueros club team under Coach Cristobal Colon. Rivera shined in her senior season at Academia Discipulos de Cristo, leading the team to five high school invitational tournament championships. Twice, she was selected as the MVP of the tournament. She also led the team to a second place finish at the LACC tournament. She also earned MVP honors at the Copa El Nuevo Dia Championships, the biggest tournament among Puerto Rico varsity schools in 2015, and was nominated for Player of the Year by Onda Deportiva, as well as being selected to the 2015 All-Star Games. In her junior season, Ortiz was selected to be a part of the Pre-Selection National Youth Team Program of Puerto Rico, Sub18.

Off the court and in the classroom, Ortiz was an honor roll student. She was promoted to Officer Military Rank at the Bayamon Military Academy, earning Second Lieutenant rank in 2012 and First Lieutenant rank in 2014. She graduated from high school with high honors.

Personal: Ortiz is the daughter of Efrain Rivera and Emma Ortiz and has one brother, Efrain O. Rivera. She plans to major in Kinesiology at CSU.

Mooberry on Rivera - "Naiomi is an energetic, hard worker who loves to train and play. She leads her team well and will also be a great fit for CSU. She'll be a great addition to our team."

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 18 8
Sets 54 27
Kills 16 13
Kills per set 0.30 0.48
Errors 11 6
Total Attacks 71 53
Hitting Percentage .070 .132
Assists 281 181
Assists per set 5.20 6.70
Service Aces 11 3
Service Errors 25 13
Service Aces per set 0.20 0.11
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 118 66
Digs per set 2.19 2.44
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 5 5
Block Total 5 5
Blocks per set 0.09 0.19
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 19 15
Points 29.5 18.5
Points per set 0.5 0.7
Matches started 4 4
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 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 vs. UAB L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 30 at South Carolina St. W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 vs. Savannah St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 1 4 -.250 17 3 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 1 at Ga. Southern L, 3-1 - 4 0 2 4 -.500 12 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 3.0
Sep 2 vs. Jacksonville St. W, 3-2 - 5 0 1 2 -.500 23 1 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 2 vs. Citadel L, 3-2 - 5 2 0 4 .500 19 1 4 0 12 0 0 0 0 1 3.0
Sep 9 vs. Eastern Mich. L, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Sep 10 at Col. of Charleston L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 vs. Va. Commonwealth L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 13 at Savannah St. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 vs. Austin Peay L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 vs. Savannah St. W, 3-1 - 3 0 0 1 .000 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 17 vs. Elon L, 3-0 - 2 1 1 3 .000 15 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 17 at Citadel L, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 20 at Presbyterian W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Gardner-Webb W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Campbell W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at UNC Asheville W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Radford W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Liberty L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 UNC Asheville W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 High Point L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Winthrop L, 3-2 1 5 2 0 12 .167 27 0 1 0 9 0 1 0 1 1 2.5
Oct 28 at High Point L, 3-0 - 2 1 0 1 1.000 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 29 at Campbell L, 3-2 - 2 3 1 6 .333 12 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 4.0
Nov 1 Presbyterian W, 3-1 1 4 3 2 10 .100 34 1 3 0 14 0 0 0 0 2 4.0
Nov 4 Gardner-Webb L, 3-2 1 5 2 2 9 .000 40 1 3 0 17 0 1 0 1 3 3.5
Nov 5 Winthrop L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 6 -.167 27 0 2 0 5 0 2 0 2 3 1.0
Nov 10 at Radford L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 6 .167 26 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 1.0
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 3-2 - 3 1 0 3 .333 11 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 2 1.5
Nov 18 vs. Campbell L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2016-17 18 54 16 0.30 11 71 .070 281 5.20 11 0.20 118 2.19 0 5 5 0.09 29.5 0.5
2017-18 5 9 2 0.22 0 5 .400 9 1.00 0 0.00 4 0.44 0 2 2 0.22 3.0 0.3
2018-19 8 29 27 0.93 8 87 .218 268 9.24 6 0.21 88 3.03 0 9 9 0.31 37.5 1.3
Total 31 92 45 0.49 19 163 .160 558 6.07 17 0.18 210 2.28 0 16 16 0.17 70.0 0.8
  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 18 54 16 0.30 11 71 .070 281 5.20 11 0.20 118 2.19 0 5 5 0.09 29.5 0.5
Conference 8 27 13 0.48 6 53 .132 181 6.70 3 0.11 66 2.44 0 5 5 0.19 18.5 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 3 12 5 0.42 5 25 .000 101 8.42 2 0.17 36 3.00 0 3 3 0.25 8.5 0.7
Away 8 21 8 0.38 3 32 .156 93 4.43 4 0.19 37 1.76 0 2 2 0.10 13.0 0.6
Neutral 7 21 3 0.14 3 14 .000 87 4.14 5 0.24 45 2.14 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.4
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Wins 6 19 4 0.21 4 20 .000 95 5.00 5 0.26 39 2.05 0 1 1 0.05 9.5 0.5
Losses 12 35 12 0.34 7 51 .098 186 5.31 6 0.17 79 2.26 0 4 4 0.11 20.0 0.6
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August 1 1 0 0.00 0 0 - 1 1.00 0 0.00 1 1.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
September 9 26 3 0.12 5 18 -.111 99 3.81 8 0.31 51 1.96 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.4
October 3 9 6 0.67 1 19 .263 43 4.78 1 0.11 21 2.33 0 1 1 0.11 7.5 0.8
November 5 18 7 0.39 5 34 .059 138 7.67 2 0.11 45 2.50 0 4 4 0.22 11.0 0.6

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