Broncos open season this weekend against Gonzaga, Portland State and No. 4 Washington at Bronco Gym.
There are four days until the Boise State volleyball season begins.
The first of four preview articles featuring the Broncos.
The Broncos return five starters and eight letterwinners
INDOOR CAREER SUMMARY
- Oliver is a two-sport athlete competing in both indoor and sand volleyball at Boise State.
- Reshirted as a true freshman during the 2013 indoor season.
2013 - REDSHIRT
- Did not play in any matches.
SAND CAREER SUMMARY
- Oliver competed on Boise State's inaugural sand volleyball team in the spring of 2014.
- Participated in seven of the 11 matches recording a 1-6 overall mark while seeing time at positions two through four.
HELENA HIGH SCHOOL
- 2013 graduate of Helena High School in Helena, Mont. ... started all four years at middle blocker.
- Played for Cascade High School as freshman and sophomore under coach Renee Maynard before transferring to Helena where Tiffany Hoffer was the coach.
- Led Helena to the 2011 Montana State AA championship as a junior with a third-place finish in 2012 ... team won the Western Conference title junior year and placed second during senior campaign.
- Team went a combined 49-14 her last two years.
- As a senior she averaged 4.27 kills, 1.04 blocks, .186 services aces and .57 digs per set this year while recording 415 total kills and 101 blocks, over the last two seasons she had 838 kills and 177 blocks.
- VOLLEYBALL HONORS: Earned back-to-back all-state first team honors as junior and senior ... two-time first-team All-Western Conference honoree ... as a junior was a Montana Super State selection honoring the top-10 players in the state for all divisions ... senior year was selected for the Montana All-Star match ... team captain sophomore and senior years ... three-time team offensive MVP.
- OTHER HONORS: Lettered in basketball and track where she was all-state in both sports ... also a academic all-state honoree.
- Played club ball for Montana Elite of Great Falls, Mont., during 2012 coached by Heather Johnson, a Boise State alum ... also played for Capital City Volleyball Club of Helena in 2011, coached by Siobahn Heines.