Faye Adelaja
Faye  Adelaja

RS Junior

Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Parkview Baptist




Volleyball Kicks Off 2015 at Home

Annual Mortar Board Premier brings VCU, Austin Peay, Ohio to Belin Court


Seventy-One Boilermakers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Football led the way for fall honorees.


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


Meet The Team: Redshirt Sophomore Faye Adelaja

The middle blocker calls herself sarcastic, witty and honest, looks up to her mom and dreams of being a chief resident at a hospital.


Volleyball vs. Indiana

Volleyball match featuring Purdue versus Indiana on October 8, 2014.

For The Record: Ranks ninth on season block assists list (127 in 2013) and 10th on season hitting percentage list (.344 in 2014).

2014: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 26 matches, starting 18 ... averaged 1.97 kills per set, while hitting at a .344 clip and adding 0.77 blocks per set ... ranked 11th in the Big Ten in hitting percentage ... registered double-digit kills three times, while putting up five or more blocks in three matches ... led team in kills four times and blocks on seven occasions ... hit at a .250 or better clip 13 times, including .400 or better 10 times and .500 or better six times ... added 15 digs and two aces ... named to KSU Owl Invitational all-tournament team.

2013: Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Defensive Player and Co-Freshman of the Week, Sept. 16 ... started all 35 matches ... averaged 1.34 kills and 1.11 blocks per set ... put up 127 block assists, ranking ninth on the Purdue season Top 10 list ... ranked seventh in the Big Ten in overall blocks per set ... led the team in blocks 15 times, including five or more stuffs 13 times ... tallied team-best seven stuffs in NCAA Second Round vs. #4 Missouri and team leading six in the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight matches ... posted career-high 11 stuffs vs. Pittsburgh, most for a Purdue player since 2010 ... posted one double-digit kill effort with 10 vs. #10 Minnesota ... led team in kills at USF ... hit .250 or better in 22 matches, including .300 or better 16 times, .400 or better 12 times and .500 or better nine times ... named to the Mortar Board Premier all-tournament team.

2012: Redshirted the season.

High School: Listed among prepvolleyball.com's Top 250 Senior Aces ... a two-time all-state selection by the Louisiana Volleyball Coaches Association, earning the nod her final two seasons ... named LVCA Small School Player of the Year as a senior, while also garnering her third straight small schools All-Metro Team MVP and third straight all-district MVP honor ... earned High Honorable Mention All-America and a Top 50 Junior Class selection by PrepVolleyball, while also being named to Volleyball Magazine's Top 25 Underclassmen to Watch list ... listed among PrepVolleyball's Soph 79 after earning the first of three all-district first team honors ... led team to state semifinals after compiling 612 kills, 245 digs, 46 aces and 45 blocks as a senior ... an honorable mention all-district selection in volleyball and basketball as a freshman ... National Merit Semifinalist ... played club volleyball for Louisiana Volleyball on the 17 Elite and 18 Grant teams.

Personal: Given name is Fayette Aderinsoye Adelaja ... born Dec. 10, 1993 ... parents are Francis and Gladys Adelaja ... has one sister, Frances ... major is movement and sport sciences.


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