Junior middle hitter shares her experiences at Baylor on and off the court
Bears vie for a spot on one of the U.S. Women’s National Teams
Bears back in the gym looking to hit higher levels in 2016
Bears earn league-best six first team selections
Bears drop season series to Horned Frogs
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 ROOKIE TEAM (2013)
TWO-TIME BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL SELECTION
BAYLOR DEAN'S LIST HONOREE
Started in 26 of the 28 matches she played in ... Tallied 160 kills and recorded a team-high .292 hitting percentage ... tallied a career-high 16 kills vs Rice Earned all-tournament honors in the Baylor Invitational ... Tied a career-high in blocks with eight vs. TAMU-CC (Aug. 30) ... Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters ... Earned Dean's List recognition for fall semester.
An impact freshman for Baylor in 2013 playing in 26 matches and starting 16 ... Ranked 16th with 76 kills (1.15 per set), but showed her most productivity on the defensive end, collecting 54 blocks (six solo), which ranked fourth on the team ... Had a season-high nine kills in a Big 12 loss to West Virginia (Nov. 23) ... Had a season-high eight blocks to go with four kills in a five-set loss to LSU (Sept. 20) ... Named Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Oct. 14) after she had seven kills (.583) and four blocks in Baylor's win over West Virginia (Oct. 9) ... Named to the 2013-14 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.
Played four seasons of varsity volleyball for three head coaches at Carrollton Christian Academy in Carrollton, Texas ... Earned All-District TAAPS 3-3A honors four times ... Named TAPPS 3-3A District Blocker of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year as a junior ... Earned first-team all-district honors and helped her team to the TAAPS 3A state playoffs her senior season ... Was a two-time academic all-state selection ...Four-year selection on the Honor Roll ... Member of National Honor Society and volunteered at a local food pantry.
Full name is Omotola Monioluwa Itiola preferring the name "Tola" ... Born Jan. 26, 1996, in Lagos, Nigeria ... Daughter of Timothy and Nike Itiola ... Majoring in health science studies.