Malia Bolko
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Malia  Bolko

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Benicia, Calif.

High School:
St. Patrick-St. Vincent HS '15

Height:
5-8

Position:
Libero/DS

Major:
Economics

Club:
Xceleration VBC


11/27/2017

White leads four Aggies on All-Big West rolls

White becomes first UC Davis volleyball player to earn Freshman of the Year

11/21/2017

Aggies head to Colorado State for non-league tilt

UC Davis takes on No. 23 Rams for year-end test

11/16/2017

Bolko sets school digs record but Aggies fall in three

UC Davis loses its Senior Night finale to Hawai'i

11/13/2017

Volleyball to honor senior class Thursday

Aggies take on Hawai'i in final home match of 2017

11/11/2017

UC Davis snares four-set road win at UCSB

Aggies hit .387 and .405 in final two sets

CAREER WATCH: Enters 2017 season just 122 digs shy of becoming the ninth Aggie to surpass 1,000 in a career... First UC Davis player to break 400 in each of freshman and sophomore season since Avreeta Singh had 503 and 495 in 2006 and 2007, respectively.


2016: Played both DS and outside hitter before taking over libero chores after Heather Reed went down with injury... Started 11 of 29 matches for 106 total sets... Led Aggies in total digs (404) and finished 2nd on team in aces (21)... Had 272 digs (4.46 per set) in conference play... Team's most efficient passer, surrendering just 17 aces on 610 serve receptions (.972)... Totaled season-best 31 digs at Cal State Fullerton (10/8), second among Big West players and tops among four-set matches... Had 18 matches with double-digit digs, including seven with 20-plus... Notched totals of 23, 24 and 21 in consecutive four-set outings vs. UC Riverside (10/20), Cal State Fullerton (10/22) and CSUN (10/28)... Made collegiate debut as a pin hitter at Oregon Classic, posting career-high 5 blocks vs. Murray State (9/2)... Earned Big West Academic All-Conference.


2015: Only freshman to play in all 114 sets... Led team and ranked 3rd in Big West Conference with 474 digs (4.16 per set)... Season average ranks 5th in school history, while total is the most by a freshman since Nichole Brown (526 in 2005) and Avreeta Singh (503 in 2006) set program's top two marks in back-to-back seasons... Finished 2nd to Kaylin Squyres in total serve receptions (690)... Twice won Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week (10/5 and 11/9)... Had 24 matches with 10-plus digs, 10 with 20 or more... Notched season-best 28 in collegiate debut vs. Northern Iowa (8/28)... Posted 27 digs with errorless 37 serve receptions in five-set win at Cal Poly (11/7)... Led Aggies with 436 total serves, finishing with 21 aces (0.18).


ST. PATRICK/ST. VINCENT HS '15: Helped team to 114 wins and four North Coast Section playoff appearances... SPSV captured the CIF-NCS banner in 2013... Three-time All-Bay Shore League or Tri County Athletic League first-team selection after garnering TCAL Rookie of the Year honors in 2012... Played club ball for Xceleration from 2012-15, helping team reach Junior Nationals for three straight years.


PERSONAL: Born in Fairfield, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are James & Elizabeth Bolko... Has one younger sister, Makahla (17)... Sports hero is one of her friends, NBA guard Matthew Dellavedova... Career aspirations are to become a manager for a professional athlete.


Career Statistics

Year MP S K E TA PCT Ast SA SE RE Dig BS BA BE BHE KPS APS SAPS DPS BPS
2015 30 114 2 1 8 .125 97 21 42 30 474 0 0 0 5 0.02 0.85 0.18 4.16 0.00
2016 29 106 5 8 42 -.071 74 21 33 17 404 1 7 0 4 0.05 0.70 0.20 3.81 0.08
Totals 59 220 7 9 50 -.040 171 42 75 47 878 1 7 0 9 0.03 0.77 0.19 3.99 0.04