UNLV volleyball will host Oral Roberts, Portland State and Southeastern Louisiana in the Rebel Challenge this weekend.
UNLV volleyball's Bree Hammel notches program's first triple-double in nearly 11 years, while its blocking produces benchmarks in team and individual records.
KEELEY ON KING: "Nicki has been the floor leader for the past three years, which makes her a very fierce competitior and a skilled setter."
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2000 graduate of Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Ariz. ... began her high school career as a defensive specialist, moved to right side her sophomore season, outside her junior season then played setter her senior year ... named all-conference and all-region her senior season ... named MVP of the 4A-5A All-Star Volleyball match in 2000 ... helped lead her team to the state playoffs and a pre-season top 10 national ranking ... team took fifth place at the state championships in her junior and senior seasons ... played for the Arizona Juniors club team.
PERSONAL: Nicki Rae King was born on April 1, 1983 in Wichita, Kan. ... the daughter of Jim and Nancy King ... has two sisters, Kristi and Jami ... undecided on a major ... coached three seasons at the YMCA.