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Deniz Mutlugil
Deniz  Mutlugil

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Istanbul, Turkey

High School:
Eyuboglu

Height:
5-11

Position:
S

As A Junior (2014): Played in 101 sets across 29 matches...led the team with 1,096 assists, which is the ninth most by a St. John's player in a season...led the BIG EAST and ranked top 50 in the NCAA in assists per set (10.85)...notched 22 kills and 61 total attacks with seven errors...recorded 21 service aces, 163 digs and 36 blocks on the season... fourth on the team in service aces (21) and digs per set (1.86) for the season ... recorded one of her two double-doubles against Fresno State with 41 assists and 12 digs (Sept. 13)...racked up a career-high 61 assists twice in the season, with the last time coming at Butler (Nov 22)...notched a career-high 14 digs at Marquette (Nov. 7)...heading into her senior year, Mutlugil ranks fourth all-time in assists with 2,535.

As A Sophomore (2013)
: Played in 119 sets across all 32 matches... notched 19 kills and 100 total attacks with only 11 errors ... recorded 1,268 assists, 17 service aces, 211 digs and 53 blocked shots for the season... set a career-high 12 digs and added a career high 61 assists at DePaul (Nov. 16)... notched a career-high three kills against Villanova (Oct. 12)... set a career-high 10 total attacks and added eight digs versus Xavier (Oct. 25).

As A Freshman (2012): Played in 42 sets across 22 matches, making three starts ... collected the second-most assists (171) and the second-highest assists per set average (4.07) on the squad ... came off the bench to record 35 assists and a season-high nine digs and two kills vs. Rutgers (Oct. 28) ... posted 17 assists and two digs vs. Seton Hall (Oct. 26) ... racked up a season-high 39 assists and added a kill, seven digs, and a block at USF (Oct. 21) ... collected 12 assists and a pair of digs at Pitt (Oct. 19) ... recorded a service ace at Notre Dame (Oct. 7) ... picked up 21 assists, a pair of service aces, and five digs in her first-career start in a road win at LIU Brooklyn (Sept. 15) ... had eight assists and five digs in her season debut vs. Coppin State (Aug. 25).

At Eyuboglu: Earned the Sports Award at graduation ... also played seven years for the Eczacibasi Sports Club and one year for the Isik Sports Club ... won the national championship with Eczacibasi in 2011 and the Istanbul city championship in 2008, 2009, and 2010 ... captain of the Isik Sports Club in 2011-12.

Off the Court: Expected to major in advertising ... aspires to play professionally ... most influential person in her athletic career is her father, who also played volleyball ... since coming to St. John's, she has learned to be strong on her own ... if she wasn't playing volleyball, she would be a runner, swimmer, or a pianist ... daughter of Ozkan and Pinar Mutlugil.

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