Overview
Chiaka Ogbogu

Chiaka Ogbogu

Club
Azzura Volley San Casciano
Nationality
United States
Birth Date
15/04/1995
Birth Place
New Jersey
Height
188 cm
Weight
73 kg

 HONORS AND AWARDS AT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

Became Texas’ all-time blocks leader on Friday, Dec. 8, passing Errica Hibben’s record set in 1992 ... Became Texas’ all-time block assist leader on Saturday, Nov .4, passing Molly McCage’s record set in 2015 … 2017 AVCA First-Team All-America … 2017 VolleyballMag.com First Team All-America … 2017 Big 12 Player of the Year … 2017 Southwest Region Player of the Year … 2017 All-Southwest Region Team… All-Big 12 First Team … Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 5) ... Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 16) ... Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 9) ... 2017 USD All-Tournament Team ... 2017 VERT Challenge All-Tournament Team ... selected to the 2017 U.S. Women’s Collegiate Team

2015 AVCA First-Team All-American … NCAA Austin Regional Most Valuable Player ... 2015 All-Big 12 First Team ... 2015 All-Southwest Region ... Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year ... Preseason All-Big 12 First Team ... earned Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 14 ... named to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team ... named to the VERT Challenge All-Tournament Team

AVCA First Team All-American in 2014…2014 AVCA All-Region Team…2014 All-Big 12 First Team…named to the NCAA Division I All-Tournament Team…also earned Minneapolis Regional All-Tournament Team honors

Named to the AVCA All-America Second Team in 2013 ... earned AVCA Southwest Region Freshman of the Year honors ... named to the 2014 All-Big 12 First Team ... named 2013 Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Year ... earned spots on both the All-Big 12 First Team and All-Freshman Team in 2013 ... named to the 2013 AVCA All-Region Team ... three-time Big 12 Conference Rookie of the Week in 2013 (Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Nov. 25) ... earned 2012 AVCA, UnderArmour High School, Max Preps and PrepVolleyball.com All-America honors.

2017 AT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

Finished her senior season with a team-leading 174 blocks, the fifth-best mark in a single-season in Texas history, and 1.64 blocks/set, the second-best mark in history … posted 273 kills (2.58/set), leading the Longhorns with a .399 hitting percentage.

2015 AT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

2015 AVCA First-Team All-American … Named the NCAA Austin Regional Most Valuable Player ... 2015 All-Big 12 First Team ... 2015 All-Southwest Region ... earned Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 14.

2014 AT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

Led the team in hitting percentage (.420)…finished third on the team with 213 kills…had 121 blocks on the season for the team’s second-best mark.
 
2013 AT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
She made six starts in 24 matches, recording 146 kills (1.74 kps) while hitting .389 with 18 digs (0.21 dps), 91.0 blocks (1.08 bps) and 195.0 points (2.32 pps) ... ranked second in the league in hitting percentage in Big 12-only matches (.386) and overall matches (.390).

BEFORE TEXAS
Competed in the All-America match played in December at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville alongside teammate Chloe Collins ... named 2012 Gatorade Texas Volleyball Player of the Year and 2012-13 4A-5A Player of the Year by the Texas Girls Coaches Association ... named to the 2012 Volleyball Magazine/Rox 25 Underclassmen to Watch ... led Coppell to back-to-back Texas 5A state championships in 2011 and 2012 ... recorded a match-high 24 kills while hitting .365 with six blocks (three solo) in the 2012 five-set state title match against New Braunfels ... earned all-tournament team honors at the state championship as a senior ... tallied 486 kills and 144 blocks while posting a .555 hitting percentage  during her senior campaign ... named to the 2011 AAU All-American team.

PERSONAL 
Full name is Chiaka Sylvia Ogbogu ... born April 15, 1995 in Newark, N.J. before moving to Coppell, Texas ... parents are Henry and Victoria ... has two younger brothers, Obi and Nnamdi .. Majoring in Health Promotion with a minor in Human Development and Family Sciences.

Career

  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (0) - Other (0)
  • Current Club Azzura Volley San Casciano
  • Spike 318
  • Block 307