Women's Volleyball


Nola  Basey
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Nola Basey


Lyons, Colo.

High School:
Lyons Middle/Senior HS


Outside Hitter



Denver Volleyball 2016 Year in Review

Fall season signaled first year for Pioneers under direction of head coach Tom Hogan


Basey Named to Academic All-Summit League Team

Lyons, Colo., native is Denver’s lone representative for fourth year in a row


Denver's Season Ends in NCAA Opening Round at [9] Stanford

Pioneers fail to advance past the Cardinal on Maples Pavilion


Pioneers Drop Regular Season Finale against 49ers

Denver awaits selection show on Sunday, Nov. 27 for NCAA Opening Round foe


Denver Set to Clash with South Dakota in League Championship

Pioneers and Coyotes split regular-season matchups


DU Volleyball Teams Up With Reading Partners

The Pioneer volleyball team program is making a difference in the community by working with an organization call Reading Partners


Season Preview: A View From Training Camp


  • The Summit League Freshman of the Year (2013)
  • The Summit League All-Freshmen Team (2013)
  • All-Summit League Honorable Mention (2013)
  • All-Summit League Team (2014, 2016)
  • The Summit League's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week (9/29 and 10/6 of 2014)
  • The Summit League All-Academic Team (2016)
  • The Summit League All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • 2016 Aztec Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2016 Pioneer Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2016 Blackbird Invitational All-Tournament Team

Career Highs:

  • Kills: 25, South Dakota State (10/3/14)
  • Attacks: 62, three times, last South Dakota (11/7/14)
  • Hitting percentage: .526, Oral Roberts (9/29/15)
  • Assists: 4, South Dakota (11/11/16)
  • Service aces: 4, UT Arlington (9/20/13)
  • Digs: 21, IUPUI (9/27/13)
  • Blocks: 5, Omaha (10/18/13)
  • Block solo: 2, UT Arlington (8/30/14)
  • Block assists: 5, Omaha (10/18/13)
  • Appeared in 110 sets for Denver
  • Third on the team with 235 kills at 2.14 per set for fourth-best attack percentage at .240
  • Fourth with 20 service aces, second with 250 digs and ended with 38 blocks, two solo and 36 assisted
  • Tallied five double-doubles
  • Became 14th member of DU's 1,000 kills club on Nov. 4 against Oral Roberts
  • Became 16th member of 1,000 digs club on Nov. 20 against South Dakota
  • Finished her career 11th on Denver's all-time kills list and 15th on all-time digs list
  • Fifth Pioneer with 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in a career


  •  Played in 117 of 128 sets.
  •  Tallied 142 kills, the sixth-most on the team..
  •  Recorded the sixth-most digs on the team with 176.
  •  Compiled eight service aces,11 assists and 26 blocks.

  • Started in all 34 matches, playing in 119 sets.
  • Finished with 417 kills for 3.50 kills per set at a .254 attack percentage.
  • Recorded 23 assists, 16 service aces, 313 digs and 36 total blocks.
  • Finished the season ranked No. 6 overall in kills for The Summit League.
  • Recorded career-high in kills (25) vs. South Dakota State (10/3/14).


  • Started 29-of-30 matches, playing in all 109 sets.
  • Finished with 265 kills for a 2.43 kills per set average to go along with a .238 attack percentage.
  • Also finished with 15 assists, 34 service aces, 279 digs and 30 total blocks.
  • Finished the season ranked No. 141 in the nation in service aces per set (0.31).
  • Recorded career-highs in kills (17), assists (2) and attacks (52) at Appalachain State (09/21/13).
  • Finished with a career high .455 attack percentage at UIC (09/07/13) and a career-high 21 digs against IUPUI (09/27/13).
  • Recorded career-highs in block assists (5) and total blocks (5) against Omaha (10/18/13).
  • Recorded career-highs in block solos (2) and service aces (4) against Texas-Arlington (09/20/13).


  • Started all four years at Lyons Middle Senior High School.
  • Named First Team All-League, First Team All-Region and 2A Second Team All-State.
  • Played three years of club volleyball for Norco Volleyball Club and qualified for Junior Nationals twice.
  • Named a RMR Regional All-Star.
  • Also participated in track and field for four years in high school winning consecutive state team titles.
  • Named the Colorado State 2A Track Athlete of the Year in 2013 by winning the long, triple and high jump at the state meet.
  • All-Time 2A State record holder in the triple jump.
  • Twice named Most Valuable Athlete at the Boulder County Invitational.
  • Named Most Valuable Field Athlete at the Pomona and Arvada City Invitationals.
  • Recipient of the Monte Sutak Track Scholarship.
  • Participated in the LHS Show Choir, drama, Mayama Movement Studio Dance Team, Irish step dancing and sand doubles volleyball.
  • Was the LHS Co-Valedictorian and earned AP Scholar with Distinction.
  • Member of the National Honors Society and HelpMate Tutor Program.


  • Born May 9, 1995 in Denver, Colo.
  • Daughter of John and Kari.
  • Has three brothers, Lars, Finn and Gage.
  • Chose DU because of the academics, location, supportive team and coaching staff.
  • English major.



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