2013-14 Volleyball
Chelsea Ludeman
Chelsea Ludeman
Position: Outside Hitter
Chelsea Ludeman
HOMETOWNNapoleon, Ohio
BIRTH DATEMarch 28, 1992
MAJORSport Management

Junior (2012): Earned multiple accolades including Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Player to Watch, HCAC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 15-21), All-HCAC and HCAC Academic All-Conference … Started in 29-of-31 matches and was tied for the team lead in sets played with 112 … Career highs in kills per set (2.96) and total kills (331) … Both marks were good for second best on the team, along with a .257 hitting efficiency that ranked fourth in the conference … Totaled at least 10 kills in 15 matches and 15 kills in six matches … Recorded a DC’s single-match season-high .556 hitting percentage on 17-of-27 hitting against Earlham College on September 26 … On the defensive side, was first with 53 block assists, while finishing in second with 29 solo blocks, 82 total blocks and a .73 blocks per set average … Concluded the season strong with 10 or more kills in six of the last nine games including at least eight in each match … During the same span, totaled a 3.41 kills per set average … Ranked first on team during conference play with 106 kills, 3.31 kills per set, 26 blocks and a .81 blocks per set average … Ended 2012 campaign with 401.5 points for second most on team …

Sophomore (2011): Started 15-of-21 matches while battling injuries … Played in 70 sets as a sophomore … Ranked third on the team in kills with 160 … Averaged a team high 2.29 kills per set with a hitting percentage of .220 … Totaled at least 10 kills in five matches … Tallied 40 blocks on the season, third highest on the team … Posted the most kills in a five-set match by any member of the Purple and Gold with a season-high 17 against Transylvania on October 15 … Compiled 13 kills along with a career-best .591 hitting percentage against Illinois College on October 29 … Amassed an attack percentage of over .500 in three matches, while totaling at least nine kills in each … Recorded a career high in digs with 19 against Thiel on September 3 … Achieved HCAC Academic All-Conference Team status …

Freshman (2010): Named HCAC Freshman-of-the-Year … All-HCAC selection … HCAC All-Freshman Team … Played in 115 sets for DC … Led the Yellow Jackets with 323 kills ... Team-best 2.81 kills per set with .252 hitting percentage … Second on the DC squad with 86 total blocks … Added 155 digs to aid the Yellow Jackets on the defensive end …. Set season-high marks in kills (24) and attempts (50) against Capital University on September 18 … Season-best .526 hitting percentage on 20-of-38 hitting against Anderson College on October 20 … Named to DC Invitational All-Tournament Team after posting 45 kills in four games … Hit the double-digit kill mark in 15 matches … Had at least 20 kills in two matches …

Prep: Local standout lettered twice for coach Heidi Mekus at Napoleon High … Named Greater Buckeye Conference Player of the Year as a senior … Two-time All-District Seven and All-GBC selection … Two-time GBC All-Academic performer … Four-time member of Academic Honor Roll … Also participated as a member of the basketball and track teams …

Personal: Chelsea Ludeman … Daughter of Ken and Sally Ludeman … Majoring in sport management with a minor in business administration …

2013-14 Volleyball
1 Dia JacksonDefensive Specialist
2 Makayla DennisDefensive Specialist
3 Bree AndersonOutside Hitter
4 Lexy PierceMiddle Blocker
5 Hope NeargarderOutside Hitter
6 Rebecca KainDefensive Specialist
7 Caroline HestermanDefensive Specialist
8 Ari MahaffeyOutside Hitter
9 Chelsea LudemanOutside Hitter
11 Kelsey TietjeMiddle Blocker
12 Christa SeidenstrickerDefensive Specialist
15 Alicia KalikSetter
16 Shy GarmonOutside Hitter
18 Addison Forche'Defensive Specialist