11 Courtney Banks
11 Courtney Banks
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
High School: Centennial
Position: MH
Major: Business Management
m 21
k/s 4.41
h % .277
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.25
sa/s 0.38
d/s 2.30

Career Highlights: Newbury's all-time career leader in kills per set (3.65) and attack percentage (.317)...Ranked second amongst program leaders in kills (1,041)...First amongst the program's single-season leaders in kills per set (4.22, 2015)...Second in single-season kills (401, 2015) and third in attack percentage (.348, 2014)...Ranked second amongst program leaders in points per set (4.25)...Registered 1,041 kills, 533 digs, 88 service aces and 124 total blocks - 84 assisted and 40 solo in three years...

2015 (Junior): Appeared in all 27 matches for the Nighthawks...Recorded 401 kills during the season on 941 attempts with a .327 attack percentage...Also recorded 33 service aces, 236 digs, 14 solo blocks, and 31 block assists with a total of 45 total blocks...Posted a single-match high in kills (30) against Becker College (10/6), in attacks (59) against Simmons (9/5), in serve aces (6) against Johnson State (9/26), and in solo blocks (3) against Lesley University (11/6)...Named New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Player of the Year for the second straight season...Earned New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Player of the Week honors four times this season...Recorded her 1,000th kill against Bay Path University (10/31)...

2014 (Sophomore): Appeared in 28 matches...Recorded 348 kills on 744 attempts with just 89 errors for a staggering .348 attack percentage while tallying 32 service aces, 108 digs, and 36 total blocks - 26 block assists, 10 solo blocks...Named the 2014 NECC Player of the Year... Selected to the 2014 All-NECC First Team...Named the 2014-15 Newbury Female Nighthawk of the Year...Led the NECC in hitting percentage in kills per set (3.59) and hitting percentage (.348)...Notched a career single-match high 29 kills in a 3-1 victory over Lesley University in the NECC semifinals (11/7)...Hit a career single-match best .652 with 15 kills on 23 attempts and zero errors in a 3-0 shut-out against Southern Vermont College (10/29)...Posted a career single-match high five service aces against non-conference Salem State University (9/23)...

2013 (Freshman): Started 27 of 30 games for the Nighthawks...Registered a team-high 292 kills and 43 total blocks - 16 solo blocks, 27 block assists...Named 2013 NECC Rookie of the Year...Selected to the All-NECC First Team as well as NECC All-Tournament Team...Five-time NECC Rookie of the Week...Led the NECC in overall kills and atack percentage (.269)...Recorded nine double-doubles on the year...Hit a staggering .388 (105 K - 25 E - 206 TA) againt conference opponents to lead the NECC...Recorded a career single-match high 20 kills against in a five-set, 3-2 victory against Mitchell College (10/29) in the first round of the NECC Championship Tournament...Was flawless from the floor in a 3-0 sweep over Elms College, recording 12 kills on 20 attempts with zero errors for a career single-match high .600 attack percentage (10/12/13)...Notched a single-match high 21 defensive digs against Suffolk University at the David Hildebrandt Memorial Invitational (9/7)... Recorded a career single-match high six blocks - five assisted - against St. Joseph's (Conn.) (8/31)... 

Before Newbury: Played four years of volleyball, three on Varsity, at Centennial High School...Earned All-Mountain Valley League First Team honors as a senior in 2012...Selected to the All-League Second Team as a junior in 2011...Named Captain of the Huskies as well as Team MVP as a senior...Also was a member of the Clubwest Club Team for four years from 2009-2013...

Personal: Daughter of Michelle and Jeffrey Banks...Enrolled in the business management program...Minoring in culinary arts...Has two brothers, Joshua (22) and Justin (17)...Enjoys cooking, baking, drawing, writing graphic design and photography...Chose Newbury for its small size, friendly and helpful staff as well as the proximity to Boston...If she could go anywhere in the world she'd want to travel to Bora Bora because its beauty...Lists "Vampire Diaries" as her favorite TV show.

Recent Games
Oct 18 at Regis College W, 3-2
Oct 22 Bay Path University W, 3-0
Oct 26 Lesley University W, 3-0
Oct 29 at Elms College W, 3-0
Nov 1 Becker College W, 3-0
Nov 4 at Daniel Webster College L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 21 8
Sets 69 27
Kills 304 119
Kills per set 4.41 4.41
Errors 94 25
Total Attacks 757 281
Hitting Percentage .277 .335
Assists 7 2
Assists per set 0.10 0.07
Service Aces 26 11
Service Errors 23 14
Service Aces per set 0.38 0.41
Reception Errors 20 5
Digs 159 69
Digs per set 2.30 2.56
Block Solo 2 0
Block Assist 15 5
Block Total 17 5
Blocks per set 0.25 0.19
Block Errors 1 1
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 339.5 132.5
Points per set 4.9 4.9
Matches started 21 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 at Emerson College L, 3-0 1 3 5 1 14 .286 0 1 2 0 4 1 3 0 4 1 8.5
Sep 10 at Framingham St. University L, 3-0 1 3 10 5 28 .179 0 1 0 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 10 vs. University of Southern Maine L, 3-0 1 3 7 5 30 .067 0 0 0 1 7 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 15 Dean W, 3-0 1 3 18 1 25 .680 1 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 19.0
Sep 17 at Anna Maria College L, 3-0 1 3 15 7 41 .195 1 0 1 0 9 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 17 vs. Salem State University W, 3-0 1 3 12 5 26 .269 1 0 1 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 20 University of St. Joseph - CT W, 3-0 1 3 22 7 49 .306 0 6 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 28.0
Sep 24 at Mount Ida College W, 3-0 1 3 10 6 38 .105 1 1 0 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 27 WPI L, 3-0 1 3 14 6 38 .211 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Oct 1 Southern Vermont College W, 3-0 1 3 15 3 29 .414 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Oct 4 at Daniel Webster College L, 3-0 1 3 7 4 26 .115 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 7 at Becker College W, 3-1 1 4 21 7 56 .250 1 4 3 2 13 0 1 0 1 0 25.5
Oct 10 Lasell College L, 3-1 1 4 19 5 55 .255 0 4 1 2 6 0 1 0 1 0 23.5
Oct 15 Mitchell College W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 20 .550 0 4 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 17.0
Oct 15 Wentworth Institute of Technology L, 3-0 1 3 10 7 35 .086 0 1 0 0 9 1 1 0 2 0 12.5
Oct 18 at Regis College W, 3-2 1 5 19 2 46 .370 0 2 4 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 21.0
Oct 22 Bay Path University W, 3-0 1 3 18 2 36 .444 0 1 1 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 19.5
Oct 26 Lesley University W, 3-0 1 3 15 3 42 .286 0 0 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Oct 29 at Elms College W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 26 .346 1 0 1 2 10 0 1 1 1 0 11.5
Nov 1 Becker College W, 3-0 1 3 22 1 36 .583 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 22.0
Nov 4 at Daniel Webster College L, 3-2 1 5 21 13 61 .131 1 0 2 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 21.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2013-14 27 93 292 3.14 105 695 .269 17 0.18 23 0.25 189 2.03 16 27 43 0.46 344.5 3.7
2014-15 28 97 348 3.59 89 744 .348 4 0.04 32 0.33 108 1.11 10 26 36 0.37 403.0 4.2
2015-16 27 95 401 4.22 93 941 .327 16 0.17 33 0.35 236 2.48 14 31 45 0.47 463.5 4.9
2016-17 21 69 304 4.41 94 757 .277 7 0.10 26 0.38 159 2.30 2 15 17 0.25 339.5 4.9
Total 103 354 1345 3.80 381 3137 .307 44 0.12 114 0.32 692 1.95 42 99 141 0.40 1550.5 4.4
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 21 69 304 4.41 94 757 .277 7 0.10 26 0.38 159 2.30 2 15 17 0.25 339.5 4.9
Conference 8 27 119 4.41 25 281 .335 2 0.07 11 0.41 69 2.56 0 5 5 0.19 132.5 4.9
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Home 10 31 166 5.35 37 365 .353 1 0.03 17 0.55 59 1.90 1 5 6 0.19 186.5 6.0
Away 9 32 119 3.72 47 336 .214 5 0.16 9 0.28 85 2.66 1 9 10 0.31 133.5 4.2
Neutral 2 6 19 3.17 10 56 .161 1 0.17 0 0.00 15 2.50 0 1 1 0.17 19.5 3.3
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Wins 12 39 196 5.03 41 429 .361 5 0.13 19 0.49 91 2.33 0 6 6 0.15 218.0 5.6
Losses 9 30 108 3.60 53 328 .168 2 0.07 7 0.23 68 2.27 2 9 11 0.37 121.5 4.0
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September 9 27 113 4.19 43 289 .242 4 0.15 10 0.37 62 2.30 1 8 9 0.33 128.0 4.7
October 10 34 148 4.35 37 371 .299 2 0.06 16 0.47 84 2.47 1 7 8 0.24 168.5 5.0
November 2 8 43 5.38 14 97 .299 1 0.13 0 0.00 13 1.63 0 0 0 0.00 43.0 5.4