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Faye Adelaja
Faye Adelaja

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Parkview Baptist

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB



12/11/2013

64 Purdue Student-Athletes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.

10/01/2012

Social Media Night: Friday vs. No. 4 Nebraska

All the pertinent details to get yourself involved in the game, BTN broadcast.

08/10/2012

Quick Hits with Faye Adelaja

Get to know the freshman middle blocker in this quick fire Q&A.

2013: 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.