9 Naiomi Rivera
9 Naiomi Rivera
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
High School: Academia Discipulos de Cristo, Bayamon PR
Position: S
m 20
k/s 0.67
h % .086
a/s 8.30
b/s 0.25
sa/s 0.19
d/s 2.59

2017

  • Finished the season with two kills, four digs, nine assists and two blocks
  • Recorded a .400 hitting percentage
  • Season-high two kills on September 23 against High Point
  • Season-high four digs and five assists on October 7 against UNC Asheville
  • Played in five matches and nine sets

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
Oct 27 at Presbyterian W, 3-2
Oct 30 UNC Asheville L, 3-0
Nov 2 Winthrop L, 3-1
Nov 3 Gardner-Webb W, 3-1
Nov 9 at Hampton W, 3-1
Nov 10 at Campbell W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 20 12
Sets 69 40
Kills 46 19
Kills per set 0.67 0.47
Errors 30 22
Total Attacks 186 99
Hitting Percentage .086 -.030
Assists 573 305
Assists per set 8.30 7.63
Service Aces 13 7
Service Errors 14 10
Service Aces per set 0.19 0.17
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 179 91
Digs per set 2.59 2.27
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 17 8
Block Total 17 8
Blocks per set 0.25 0.20
Block Errors 3 2
Ball Handling Errors 30 20
Points 67.5 30.0
Points per set 1.0 0.8
Matches started 18 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 17 West Virginia St. W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 vs. Middle Tenn. W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 3 .333 24 2 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 2 4.5
Aug 25 at Western Caro. L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 9 .222 33 1 1 0 10 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Aug 25 vs. Robert Morris W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 15 .267 29 0 0 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Aug 28 Savannah St. W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 4 .250 23 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 3.0
Aug 30 at South Carolina St. W, 3-1 1 4 6 1 9 .556 30 0 2 0 13 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Sep 7 Citadel W, 3-2 1 5 3 2 17 .059 50 1 0 0 10 0 2 0 2 2 5.0
Sep 8 vs. Davidson L, 3-1 1 4 3 2 12 .083 41 0 1 0 13 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Sep 8 at Col. of Charleston L, 3-1 1 4 4 0 18 .222 38 1 0 0 13 0 0 1 0 3 5.0
Sep 14 vs. Providence   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at UNC Wilmington   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. South Carolina St.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 UNC Asheville   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Campbell L, 3-2 1 5 3 4 17 -.059 45 0 2 0 12 0 3 0 3 4 4.5
Sep 22 Hampton W, 3-1 1 4 3 1 12 .167 33 2 2 0 7 0 1 2 1 2 5.5
Sep 28 at Gardner-Webb W, 3-1 1 4 1 2 6 -.167 37 0 1 0 12 0 1 0 1 1 1.5
Sep 29 at Winthrop L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 11 -.091 12 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 2 Presbyterian W, 3-2 1 5 1 3 10 -.200 45 0 1 0 12 0 1 0 1 4 1.5
Oct 6 High Point L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 7 .143 25 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 2 3.0
Oct 12 Radford W, 3-2 1 5 0 2 12 -.167 44 2 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 4 2.0
Oct 19 at UNC Asheville L, 3-0 1 3 3 4 8 -.125 21 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 2 3.0
Oct 20 at USC Upstate L, 3-1 1 3 2 3 9 -.111 28 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 26 at High Point L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 6 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 27 at Presbyterian W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 UNC Asheville L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Winthrop L, 3-1 1 2 1 0 2 .500 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 3 Gardner-Webb W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Hampton W, 3-1 - 1 2 0 5 .400 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Nov 10 at Campbell W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. Winthrop   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 20 69 46 0.67 30 186 .086 573 8.30 13 0.19 179 2.59 0 17 17 0.25 67.5 1.0
Total 43 132 64 0.48 41 262 .088 863 6.54 24 0.18 301 2.28 0 24 24 0.18 100.0 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 20 69 46 0.67 30 186 .086 573 8.30 13 0.19 179 2.59 0 17 17 0.25 67.5 1.0
Conference 12 40 19 0.47 22 99 -.030 305 7.63 7 0.17 91 2.27 0 8 8 0.20 30.0 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 32 14 0.44 13 81 .012 272 8.50 7 0.22 68 2.13 0 9 9 0.28 25.5 0.8
Away 9 27 22 0.81 13 75 .120 207 7.67 4 0.15 77 2.85 0 5 5 0.19 28.5 1.1
Neutral 3 10 10 1.00 4 30 .200 94 9.40 2 0.20 34 3.40 0 3 3 0.30 13.5 1.4
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Wins 10 37 25 0.68 14 93 .118 317 8.57 8 0.22 98 2.65 0 10 10 0.27 38.0 1.0
Losses 10 32 21 0.66 16 93 .054 256 8.00 5 0.16 81 2.53 0 7 7 0.22 29.5 0.9
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August 5 16 17 1.06 4 40 .325 139 8.69 4 0.25 52 3.25 0 6 6 0.38 24.0 1.5
September 7 29 19 0.66 14 93 .054 256 8.83 5 0.17 75 2.59 0 8 8 0.28 28.0 1.0
October 6 21 7 0.33 12 46 -.109 169 8.05 4 0.19 52 2.48 0 3 3 0.14 12.5 0.6
November 2 3 3 1.00 0 7 .429 9 3.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 1.0

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