2 Sydney Kordic
2 Sydney Kordic
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Ramon, Calif.
High School: California HS

2013 Sand Season
Played in all eight matches during the program’s inaugural sand season with partner Jessie Genger…Kordic and Genger played as the No. 1 doubles team the first six matches of the season, and at No. 2 the final two matches…in the program’s first-ever sand match, with the score tied at 2-2, it was Kordic and Genger that defeated a doubles team from Cal to clinch a 3-2 win over the Bears…Kordic and Genger went 2-4 at No. 1, and 0-2 at No. 2.

2012 Season

An honorable mention all-Big Sky Conference selection after starting all 30 matches as the team’s libero, and playing in all 119 sets…never missed a match during her four-year career, a streak of 126 straight contests played…played at right back her first three seasons before making the move to libero in 2012…finished the season with averages of 4.93 digs and 0.44 aces per set…the aces were the best mark in the Big Sky Conference, and the 13th best mark in the nation…her 52 aces were six more than any other player in the conference…her 4.93 digs per set were the third best mark in the conference, tied for the fifth best mark in Sacramento State’s single-season history, and 70th best mark in the nation…had double figures in digs in all but one match…had at least 20 digs on 13 occasions, and at least 30 digs on three occasions, including a career-high 34 at North Dakota…the 34 digs tied for the 12th best single-match mark in school history…had at least one ace in 21 matches, including a career-high six against Jacksonville, a mark which ranked as the third best in Hornet single-match history…finished her career with 159 aces and 1,512 career digs, marks which rank fifth and ninth, respectively, in school history.

2011 Season
Played in all 32 matches, including seven starts at right back…played in all but three sets…finished the season with 2.53 digs and 0.27 aces per set…the digs were the fourth best mark on the team…had a .943 service reception percentage, committing just 21 reception errors in 367 attempts…had 32 service aces, the third best mark on the team…her 0.28 aces per set against league opposition ranked as the fourth best mark in the Big Sky…posted double figures in digs on 14 occasions, including a season-high 18 at home against Montana…had at least one ace in eight straight matches (Sept. 30-Oct. 21), and 14 of the last 17 matches of the season…her ace at Idaho State on match point gave the Hornets a 15-13 victory in the fifth set.

2010 Season
Appeared in all 32 matches, including four starts at right back…played in all but one set…finished third on the team with an average of 2.58 digs per set…had 16 matches with double figures in digs, including a season-high 30 in a home win against Portland State…averaged 0.30 aces per set, which was the fifth best mark in the Big Sky…had 38 aces overall, the fourth highest mark in the league…had a .961 service reception percentage, best on the team…had just 15 reception errors in 380 total attempts…had at least two aces in 10 matches, including a season-best four against both Illinois State and Weber State.

2009 Season
Appeared in all 32 matches, including eight starts and 125 sets played at right back…averaged 2.37 digs per set, the fourth most on the team…had 37 aces, which were four more than any other Hornet…average of 0.30 aces per set were the sixth best mark in the Big Sky…posted double figures in digs on 14 occasions, including a season-best 19 at Montana…also had 17 digs against both Alabama and Siena…had multiple aces in 11 matches, including a season-best five at home against Northern Arizona.

High School
A 2009 graduate of California High School in San Ramon, Calif…played three sports for the Grizzlies, including four years of volleyball, three seasons of soccer, and ran track for one year…a four-year member of the varsity volleyball team, she was a three-time all-East Bay Athletic League selection and two-time team MVP…played at both outside hitter and libero throughout her high school career…was second on the Grizzlies during her senior season with an average of 4.2 kills per set…had 28 kills during her final high school match against Livermore High School…was an EBAL Scholar-Athlete in 2007 and 2008.

Parents are Brad and Billie Kordic…a communication studies major…father, Brad, played football at Louisville in 1973-74…cousin, Dylan, is a setter for the Stanford men’s volleyball team…played six years for the Norcal Volleyball Club based out of Pleasanton, Calif…that team qualified for the Junior Volleyball Olympics four times, including the 2008 squad where Kordic was the team captain.