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Frankie Vain

  • position MB
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown St. Louis, Mo.
  • High school Villa Duchense
  • position MB
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown St. Louis, Mo.
  • High school Villa Duchense

Frankie Vain Bio

Vain’s 2010 Match-by-Match Statistics
Vain’s 2011 Match-by-Match Statistics

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Started 20 matches before leaving the team the first week of November…Hit .320 on the year, ranking sixth in the SEC…Had double-digit kills on three occasions, leading the team once…Hit over .500 during the Gamecock Invitational, posting 10 kills in the win over Gardner-Webb (9/2)…Landed three aces in the event-ending win over UNC Asheville (9/3)…Tallied a season-best six digs at Mississippi State (9/18). 2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in 26 matches, starting 23…Led the team in aces five times and blocks 10 times…Ranked third on the team with 0.55 blocks per set…In her third collegiate start, posted seven kills and a season-best six blocks against College of Charleston (9/4)…Tallied six kills on a season-best .385 hitting percentage at No. 22 Kentucky (9/19)…Posted five block assists and five kills in the win at Mississippi State (10/8)…Matched her season best in kills three times in a six-match stretch, including in the home win over Mississippi State (11/13)…Had 10.0 points with seven kills, one ace and four block assists at Arkansas (11/21). HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Earned four letters for coach Shane Weber at Villa Duchesne…First-team all-state player as a senior after garnering honorable mention as a junior…Twice named first-team all-region and all-district…Two-time Metro Women’s Athletic Association (MWAA) All-Star Award first-team recipient…The St. Louis Post-Dispatch named her athlete of the week twice…Led the Saints to a second-place finish in state as a senior, posting 5.34 kills per set while hitting at .463…Posted 210 blocks as well…Her junior season, she hit .531 on a 4.35 kills-per-set average, making 178 blocks to help the team to a sectionals appearance…The team won the district both during her junior and senior years…In the top 250 seniors in 2009 according to Prepvolleyball.com…Played club with St. Louis CYC club for coach Matt Kailisiak…Helped the team to first-place finishes in the Gateway region from 2006-08…The 2009 squad finished 10th in the Junior Volleyball nationals, while the squad twice ranked fifth in the national division in Junior Olympic Volleyball Championships in 2007 and 2008. PERSONAL: Frances Josephine Vain was born to parents Frank and Mary…Has two sisters, Allison and Madison…Madison played volleyball at Wake Forest…Chose South Carolina over the Demon Deacons, Alabama, DePaul and Denver…Lists Dave Matthews Band as her favorite music group…Studying marine science. VAIN’S CAREER HIGHS
Kills:
13, College of Charleston (9/10/11)
Attacks: 26, 2x, last College of Charleston (9/10/11)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Attacks): .538, 3x, last Mississippi (10/16/11)
Assists: 6, Mississippi State (10/8/10)
Service Aces: 3, UNC Asheville (9/3/11)
Digs: 6, Mississippi State (9/18/11)
Block Solos: 1, 7x, last Georgia (9/30/11)
Block Assists: 5, 2x, last Mississippi State (10/8/10)
Total Blocks: 6, College of Charleston (9/4/10)

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