5 Dajah Ard
5 Dajah Ard
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
Position: S
m 32
k/s 0.01
h % -.111
a/s 6.30
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.20
d/s 1.72

2016: FRESHMAN

  • Appeared in 20 matches and dished out 350 assists, second-most on the team
  • Recorded a pair of double-doubles (assists-digs)
  • Served up four aces Oct. 9 against George Washington
  • Handed out a career-high 26 assists Nov. 5 at Davidson and matched that effort Nov. 18 versus Duquesne

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Selected for the Youth National Team at the age of 14, and played with the squad for three years
  • Team placed second at the World Sports Festival in Vienna, Austria in 2013, then won the Volleyball Cup in Italy in 2014
  • Selected for the 2012 Youth National Beach Volleyball team
  • In 2015 she was ranked second in the country in her age group

GETTING TO KNOW DAJAH:

  • Born on May 2, 1998 in Arlington, Texas
  • Daughter of Fred Ard and Charisse Valencia
  • Undecided on a major
Recent Games
Oct 29 Dayton W, 3-2
Nov 3 at La Salle W, 3-0
Nov 5 at Duquesne W, 3-1
Nov 11 Davidson W, 3-1
Nov 18 vs. Rhode Island W, 3-0
Nov 19 vs. Dayton W, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 14
Sets 112 46
Kills 1 1
Kills per set 0.01 0.02
Errors 2 0
Total Attacks 9 2
Hitting Percentage -.111 .500
Assists 706 308
Assists per set 6.30 6.70
Service Aces 22 5
Service Errors 27 14
Service Aces per set 0.20 0.11
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 193 84
Digs per set 1.72 1.83
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 1 0
Ball Handling Errors 15 6
Points 23.0 6.0
Points per set 0.2 0.1
Matches started 32 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 19 VCU   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 25 vs. Texas State W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 17 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 26 vs. Sam Houston St. W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 25 2 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Aug 26 at Texas A&M L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 1 -1.000 12 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2.0
Aug 29 William & Mary W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 23 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 1 vs. Notre Dame L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 20 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 1 at Toledo W, 3-1 1 4 0 1 1 -1.000 24 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 2 vs. Southeastern La. W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 23 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 5 at High Point W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 27 2 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Sep 8 at Virginia W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 16 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 9 vs. Ohio W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 19 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 1 2.0
Sep 9 vs. Howard W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 3 .000 31 1 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 12 at Liberty W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 21 3 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 15 Bowling Green W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 18 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
Sep 16 Seton Hall W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 31 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Sep 16 Northwestern W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 15 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 22 Rhode Island W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 19 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 24 Fordham W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 20 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Sep 30 at Davidson W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 15 1 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 3 Md.-East. Shore W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 27 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 6 Duquesne W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 18 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 8 La Salle W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 24 2 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 2.0
Oct 13 at George Washington W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 17 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 14 at George Mason W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 25 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 at Fordham W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 23 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 22 at Rhode Island W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 16 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 27 Saint Louis W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 24 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 29 Dayton W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 27 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Nov 3 at La Salle W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 22 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Nov 5 at Duquesne W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 29 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 11 Davidson W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 29 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Nov 18 vs. Rhode Island W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 22 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 19 vs. Dayton W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 27 0 2 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  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
2016-17 20 74 2 0.03 5 12 -.250 350 4.73 17 0.23 102 1.38 0 1 1 0.01 19.5 0.3
2017-18 32 112 1 0.01 2 9 -.111 706 6.30 22 0.20 193 1.72 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.2
Total 52 186 3 0.02 7 21 -.190 1056 5.68 39 0.21 295 1.59 0 1 1 0.01 42.5 0.2
  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 32 112 1 0.01 2 9 -.111 706 6.30 22 0.20 193 1.72 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.2
Conference 14 46 1 0.02 0 2 .500 308 6.70 5 0.11 84 1.83 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 42 1 0.02 0 2 .500 275 6.55 4 0.10 66 1.57 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.1
Away 12 40 0 0.00 2 4 -.500 247 6.17 11 0.28 65 1.63 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.3
Neutral 8 30 0 0.00 0 3 .000 184 6.13 7 0.23 62 2.07 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
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Wins 30 105 1 0.01 1 8 .000 674 6.42 19 0.18 183 1.74 0 0 0 0.00 20.0 0.2
Losses 2 7 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 32 4.57 3 0.43 10 1.43 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.4
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August 4 13 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 77 5.92 5 0.38 22 1.69 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.4
September 14 50 0 0.00 1 5 -.200 299 5.98 14 0.28 87 1.74 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.3
October 9 30 1 0.03 0 2 .500 201 6.70 3 0.10 51 1.70 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.1
November 5 19 0 0.00 0 1 .000 129 6.79 0 0.00 33 1.74 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0