Panthers look for two critical conference wins this weekend
AS A FRESHMAN (2012) | Season Statistics Played in 40 sets...Registered both a kill and a block in her Panthers debut against Northern Iowa...Posted career highs with seven kills and seven digs against Howard University...At the Ball State tournament registered two kills, one dig and one block assist against Wright State...Recorded two kills against Wyoming...Had a team-high of six kills against Cincinnati...Registered three kills, two digs and one service ace against Louisville...Tallied six kills, six digs and two block assists versus Marquette...Against Georgetown Orchard posted four kills, one dig and one block assist...Registered three kills, four digs and two assists against Connecticut...Tallied one kill and two block assists against DePaul.
HIGH SCHOOL Led Lake Zurich to 120 wins in four years...Holds the school record for career wins and career kills (1,029)...Tabbed as one of the greatest players to come out of Lake County (Ill.) by The Daily Herald...Led Lake Zurich to three regional championships...Earned North Suburban All-Conference and Daily Herald All-Area honors in each of those seasons...Voted Daily Herald Player of the Year and the NSC Sportsmanship Award winner as a senior...Named a 2011 Prepvolleyball.com Senior Ace Top 50 and a 2009 Top 79 Sophomore Recruit by Prepvolleyball.com...Invited to compete on the USA Continental volleyball team in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....Named the Lake County News-Sun's and Pioneer Press Lake Shore Player of the Year during her junior year...All-state selection twice...Recorded 307 kills and 201 digs, 58 blocks and 51 aces while leading Lake Zurich to its second consecutive regional championship as a junior...Named team MVP that season...Chipped in 401 kills, 247 digs, 47 blocks and 32 aces her senior year...Voted team captain twice under head coach Matt Aiello...Served as captain of the 2011 Lake County All-Area Team...Also lettered in softball and basketball...Earned all-conference and all-area in softball...Received the Excellence in Character and Leadership Award...Member of honor roll...Garnered 2010 All-American status as a member of the two-time AAU National Champion Sky High club team alongside fellow Pitt freshman Mary Striedl...Participated on the third-place USA National Junior Olympics Open Division team in 2010...Finished second at USA Nationals...Also played two years for Rolling Thunder.
PERSONAL Born on May 3, 1994...Daughter of Mark and Nancy Orchard...Has a younger brother Thomas...Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Orchard's Career Highs Kills: 7 vs. Howard (9-1-12)
Attempts: 20 Three times, last against Georgetown (10-12-12)
Digs: 7 vs. Howard (9-1-12)
Assists: 2 Against Connecticut (10-21-12)
Block Solos: 1 vs. Howard (9-1-12)
Block Assists: 2 Twice, last againstDePaul (10-28-12)
Total Blocks: 2 Twice, last against DePaul (10-28-12)