Volleyball's Sydney Donahue sets Arizona State Single Season Digs Record
Nov. 26, 2005
TEMPE, Ariz. - Sophomore libero Sydney Donahue's 33 digs Saturday night in the win over Oregon gave her 628 for the season, breaking Mindy Gowell's mark of 601, set in 1990. Donahue averaged 6.41 digs per game in 2005, which also set's an ASU record. Christy Nore held the previous record of 4.92, set in 1988.
Donahue recorded double digit digs in 41 of her 44 career matches, and this season alone recorded 20 or more digs in 15 contests. She also recorded 40 or more digs twice this season, 43 against Notre Dame on September 4th and 40 against USC on November 18th. The 2005 season saw Donahue record the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and tenth highest single game dig totals in school history.
The sophomore from Manhattan Beach, California has totaled 1,003 digs over her two seasons in Tempe. The school record is 1,597, set by Christy Nore from 1985 through 1988.