7 Payton Duncan
7 Payton Duncan
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gaffney, S.C.
Position: OH
Last School: Erskine
m 32
k/s 1.13
h % .145
a/s 0.75
b/s 0.14
sa/s 0.31
d/s 3.39

2018 (Senior): Played in all 32 games during her senior season with 15 of those being starts. Duncan played in a total of 122 sets. She placed sixth in the Big South conference with 40 in her 122 sets.  Defensively, her most productive game came in a 3-1 loss against Charlotte (Aug 25) where she recorded 24 digs. Duncan averaged 3.39 digs per set and 1.13 kills per set. She ended the season leading the team in with 144 digs (9th in the conference), 138 kills, and 185.5 points. Duncan also led the team with 38 service aces on the season with season high of 5 against UNC Asheville in which the team won 3-1.

            Games Played: 32

            Sets Played: 122

            Season Assists: 92

            Total Season Points: 185.5

Prior to Upstate:  Spent two seasons at Erskine College…Played for head coach Heather Vahjen…Appeared in 55 matches and 193 sets during her two seasons…Compiled 580 kills, 562 digs, 70 service aces, 64 assists and 49 blocks…Averaged 3.01 kills and 2.91 digs per set…Led the team in kills both years led by 304 kills as a sophomore…Was named First Team All-Conference both seasons and earned a spot on the NCAA Division II All-Tournament Team as a freshman…Was named Freshman of the Year in 2015…

High School:  Graduated from Gaffney High School…Lettered five years in volleyball…Participated in the North/South Game where she was named the Most Valuable Player…Named Region III Player of the Year as a senior…Also garnered All-Region and All-Area accolades during her prep career.

Personal:  Born on January 16, 1997…Parents are Darrell and Cynthia Duncan…Her father graduated from USC Upstate in 1990…Has one sister, Bailey (17)…Is majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Recent Games
Oct 27 at Winthrop L, 3-1
Nov 2 Campbell W, 3-2
Nov 3 Hampton W, 3-0
Nov 6 at UNC Asheville L, 3-1
Nov 9 at Radford L, 3-1
Nov 16 at UNC Asheville L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 16
Sets 122 63
Kills 138 34
Kills per set 1.13 0.54
Errors 65 19
Total Attacks 502 122
Hitting Percentage .145 .123
Assists 92 57
Assists per set 0.75 0.90
Service Aces 38 21
Service Errors 22 13
Service Aces per set 0.31 0.33
Reception Errors 34 15
Digs 414 215
Digs per set 3.39 3.41
Block Solo 2 1
Block Assist 15 3
Block Total 17 4
Blocks per set 0.14 0.06
Block Errors 5 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 185.5 57.5
Points per set 1.5 0.9
Matches started 15 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 18 ETSU   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 vs. Virginia Tech L, 3-0 1 3 4 5 20 -.050 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Aug 25 at Charlotte L, 3-1 - 4 4 2 16 .125 3 4 0 3 24 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Aug 25 vs. Elon L, 3-2 1 5 15 4 44 .250 1 1 1 3 17 1 1 0 2 0 17.5
Aug 31 at Tennessee Tech L, 3-0 1 3 10 6 33 .121 2 1 1 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Sep 1 vs. East Caro. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 4 0 1 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 vs. New Orleans L, 3-2 - 5 6 1 28 .179 2 1 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 5 North Carolina A&T W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 18 .111 0 1 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 7 vs. Furman L, 3-1 1 4 13 5 46 .174 1 0 1 1 9 0 3 2 3 0 14.5
Sep 8 at North Florida L, 3-1 1 4 9 7 37 .054 0 3 0 0 17 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 8 vs. New Mexico L, 3-1 1 4 13 4 38 .237 3 1 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 14 vs. Savannah State W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 15 .333 1 2 1 1 15 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 14 at Georgia Southern L, 3-1 1 4 6 8 39 -.051 2 1 1 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Sep 15 vs. Savannah State W, 3-2 1 5 13 1 41 .293 5 1 1 4 9 0 2 1 2 0 15.0
Sep 18 High Point L, 3-1 1 4 12 6 31 .194 1 0 1 0 7 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Sep 22 Radford L, 3-1 1 4 9 3 31 .194 1 3 0 1 12 0 1 1 1 0 12.5
Sep 26 South Carolina State W, 3-0 1 1 1 0 3 .333 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 28 at Hampton W, 3-1 1 4 10 3 24 .292 3 3 1 3 8 0 0 1 0 0 13.0
Sep 29 at Campbell L, 3-1 1 4 2 4 13 -.154 3 0 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 5 Winthrop L, 3-1 - 4 0 1 8 -.125 3 1 0 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 6 Gardner-Webb W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 2 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 9 UNC Asheville W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 7 5 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 12 at High Point L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 16 at Presbyterian W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 5 0 3 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 Charleston Southern W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 6 3 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 23 Limestone W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 1 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 26 at Gardner-Webb W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 27 at Winthrop L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 2 .000 2 0 1 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 2 Campbell W, 3-2 - 5 1 0 3 .333 4 2 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 3 Hampton W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 6 at UNC Asheville L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 4 .000 5 2 0 3 21 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 9 at Radford L, 3-1 - 4 0 2 4 -.500 4 0 2 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 16 at UNC Asheville L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 6 0 1 2 16 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
Total 32 122 138 1.13 65 502 .145 92 0.75 38 0.31 414 3.39 2 15 17 0.14 185.5 1.5
Conference 16 63 34 0.54 19 122 .123 57 0.90 21 0.33 215 3.41 1 3 4 0.06 57.5 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 38 28 0.74 13 96 .156 31 0.82 18 0.47 138 3.63 1 4 5 0.13 49.0 1.3
Away 13 52 41 0.79 32 173 .052 43 0.83 14 0.27 181 3.48 0 3 3 0.06 56.5 1.1
Neutral 8 32 69 2.16 20 233 .210 18 0.56 6 0.19 95 2.97 1 8 9 0.28 80.0 2.5
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Wins 13 47 35 0.74 7 106 .264 44 0.94 20 0.43 166 3.53 0 4 4 0.09 57.0 1.2
Losses 19 75 103 1.37 58 396 .114 48 0.64 18 0.24 248 3.31 2 11 13 0.17 128.5 1.7
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August 4 15 33 2.20 17 113 .142 7 0.47 6 0.40 53 3.53 1 1 2 0.13 40.5 2.7
September 14 52 104 2.00 45 365 .162 26 0.50 16 0.31 156 3.00 1 13 14 0.27 127.5 2.5
October 9 34 0 0.00 1 12 -.083 37 1.09 12 0.35 133 3.91 0 1 1 0.03 12.5 0.4
November 5 21 1 0.05 2 12 -.083 22 1.05 4 0.19 72 3.43 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.2