9 Paul Hernon
9 Paul Hernon
Height: 6-5
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Hartford, N.Y.
High School: New Hartford
Position: MH
m 29
k/s 1.35
h % .228
a/s 0.03
b/s 1.19
sa/s 0.09
d/s 0.38

MAJOR AWARDS: 2012 Rookie of the Year...2013 Team Most Valuable Player...NEAC Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week (03/11/13), 3x NEAC Scholar-Athlete (2013, 2014, 2015)...York College Invitational All-Tournament Team (2013)...Express Award  (2015)...CoSIDA Academic All-District (2015)...CoSIDA Academic All-American (2015)...Kathryn S. Maloney Senior Scholar-Athlete Award (2015)...NEAC SAAC Member of the Year (2015).

2015: Played in 99 sets for Wells as a senior, recording 134 kills and committing only 59 attacking errors for a .228 attacking percentage...Combined for 118 total blocks, a team-leading mark...Recorded a season-best 10 kills twice, first against Hilbert on Feb. 7 and again on Feb. 21 against Lancaster Bible...Hammered home two service aces against Hilbert (2/13) and Penn St.-Altoona (2/21)...Racked up five digs against the Nittany Lions on Feb. 21...Tallied 10 blocks against Hilbert on Feb. 13, a season-best mark...Recorded at least one block in all of his matches on the year...Finished his career as the eighth-best active career leader in blocks per set (0.87) and the ninth-best in total blocks (266) among all NCAA Division III men's volleyball players...Concluded the 2015 season ranked fifth in blocks per set (1.19).

2014: Played in 67 sets for the Express, tallying 51 kills alongside 17 service aces...He also contributed with a team-leading 51 total blocks with 13 solo blocks and 38 block assists...Leads all players in team history with 148 total blocks exiting play in 2014...Registered eight total blocks against Brooklyn (2/1) and Lancaster Bible (4/5), tying his own single match record...His .216 hitting percentage in 2014 was the third-highest single season total in program history...His .948 serving percentage (251 serves) is the second-best in team history and the highest by any player with over 50 serve attempts.

2013: Saw action in 85 sets for the Express as a sophomore, tallying a team-leading 65 total blocks for Wells...Posted 87 kills in addition to 10 service aces...Contributed defensively with 37 digs...His 54 block assists led the team while his 11 solo blocks ranked second...Recorded six kills against zero errors against Sage on Jan. 25 and Cazenovia on Feb. 2...Threw up five block assists against D'Youville on Jan. 25...Posted a season-hihg eight kills against Penn St.-Altoona on Mar. 3...Posted at least six kills in four-straight matches from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3...Posted a season-high eight block assists on Mar. 30 against Hilbert.

2012: Made appearances in 62-of-66 sets for the Express as a freshman, leading the team with 36 total blocks to his credit...Hammered home 60 kills while making only 24 errors to lead the team with a .161 hitting percentage...Posted a season-best four service aces against Gallaudet on Mar. 9...Also posted 11 kills that same day against Medgar Evers...Recorded at least one kill in all but one of his games on the year...Recorded at least one block in all but one game on the year.

PRIOR TO WELLS: 2011 graduate of New Hartford HS...Ran track for the Spartans under coaches Tom Wells and Bob Byrd...Earned honors and was the recipient of the Eloise Daly Scholarship.

PERSONAL: Son of Paul and Bridget...Brother of Eileen and Erin...Nephew of Wells College Director of Athletics Michael Lindberg...Also is a member of the Wells College men's cross country team...English major...Education minor...Aspires to become a high school English teacher...Enjoys reading, writing and running.

Recent Games
Mar 21 vs. Keuka W, 3-1
Mar 21 vs. Penn St.-Altoona W, 3-1
Mar 27 SUNY Poly L, 3-1
Apr 4 New Jersey City W, 3-0
Apr 4 Penn St.-Behrend L, 3-0
Apr 11 vs. D'Youville L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 14
Sets 99 51
Kills 134 69
Kills per set 1.35 1.35
Errors 59 37
Total Attacks 329 185
Hitting Percentage .228 .173
Assists 3 0
Assists per set 0.03 0.00
Service Aces 9 6
Service Errors 27 11
Service Aces per set 0.09 0.12
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 38 21
Digs per set 0.38 0.41
Block Solo 17 9
Block Assist 101 52
Block Total 118 61
Blocks per set 1.19 1.20
Block Errors 23 20
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 210.5 110.0
Points per set 2.1 2.2
Matches started 16 5
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 23 vs. Vassar L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 vs. Mount Ida W, 3-0 - 2 2 0 5 .400 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3.0
Jan 24 vs. D'Youville W, 3-1 - 4 6 0 10 .600 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Jan 24 at SUNY Poly L, 3-0 - 3 6 2 10 .400 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 7.0
Jan 31 SUNY Poly W, 3-1 1 4 5 4 12 .083 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Jan 31 Penn St.-Behrend L, 3-1 1 4 4 2 10 .200 0 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Feb 6 vs. Thiel L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 vs. Medaille L, 3-0 - 1 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Feb 7 vs. Hilbert W, 3-1 1 4 10 2 16 .500 0 0 1 0 2 2 6 0 8 0 15.0
Feb 7 vs. Elmira L, 3-1 1 4 6 1 7 .714 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Feb 13 vs. Hilbert W, 3-1 - 4 4 2 13 .154 0 2 3 0 1 2 8 0 10 0 12.0
Feb 14 at Medaille L, 3-0 1 3 5 2 10 .300 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 7.5
Feb 14 vs. D'Youville L, 3-0 1 3 5 3 13 .154 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Feb 20 at Keuka W, 3-1 1 4 7 3 23 .174 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 5 0 10.0
Feb 21 vs. Lancaster Bible W, 3-0 - 3 10 2 22 .364 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 4 0 12.5
Feb 21 vs. Penn St.-Altoona L, 3-2 - 5 6 5 16 .063 0 2 0 0 5 0 3 4 3 0 9.5
Feb 27 vs. Stevenson L, 3-0 1 3 5 4 13 .077 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 8.0
Feb 27 vs. Nazareth L, 3-0 1 3 2 0 4 .500 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Feb 28 at Elmira L, 3-0 1 3 4 3 9 .111 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 0 9 0 8.5
Mar 7 vs. Cairn L, 3-2 1 5 4 0 10 .400 0 1 1 0 0 1 6 0 7 0 9.0
Mar 7 at Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 11 .182 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Mar 14 vs. Hilbert W, 3-1 - 4 4 2 10 .200 0 0 1 0 2 1 5 1 6 0 7.5
Mar 14 vs. D'Youville L, 3-2 - 5 2 2 7 .000 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 4 0 4.5
Mar 15 vs. Medaille L, 3-0 - 3 1 2 6 -.167 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 2 3 0 2.5
Mar 20 at Lancaster Bible W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.0
Mar 21 vs. Keuka W, 3-1 - 4 7 2 16 .313 0 0 1 0 2 2 3 1 5 0 10.5
Mar 21 vs. Penn St.-Altoona W, 3-1 - 4 7 3 16 .250 0 1 1 0 3 0 6 5 6 0 11.0
Mar 27 SUNY Poly L, 3-1 1 4 6 5 19 .053 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 7.5
Apr 4 New Jersey City W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 11 .182 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 2 4 0 7.5
Apr 4 Penn St.-Behrend L, 3-0 1 3 3 4 10 -.100 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 5.5
Apr 11 vs. D'Youville L, 3-0 1 3 4 0 17 .235 1 0 2 0 1 0 7 0 7 0 7.5
  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
2011-12 19 59 55 0.93 23 212 .151 6 0.10 20 0.34 14 0.24 8 24 33 0.56 95.0 1.6
2012-13 27 85 87 1.02 60 263 .103 17 0.20 10 0.12 37 0.44 11 54 65 0.76 135.0 1.6
2013-14 23 67 51 0.76 22 134 .216 6 0.09 17 0.25 32 0.48 13 38 51 0.75 100.0 1.5
2014-15 29 99 134 1.35 59 329 .228 3 0.03 9 0.09 38 0.38 17 101 118 1.19 210.5 2.1
Total 98 310 327 1.05 164 938 .174 32 0.10 56 0.18 121 0.39 49 217 267 0.86 540.5 1.7
  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 29 99 134 1.35 59 329 .228 3 0.03 9 0.09 38 0.38 17 101 118 1.19 210.5 2.1
Conference 14 51 69 1.35 37 185 .173 0 0.00 6 0.12 21 0.41 9 52 61 1.20 110.0 2.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 18 22 1.22 17 62 .081 0 0.00 3 0.17 6 0.33 3 13 16 0.89 34.5 1.9
Away 6 17 26 1.53 12 65 .215 2 0.12 0 0.00 7 0.41 1 23 24 1.41 38.5 2.3
Neutral 18 64 86 1.34 30 202 .277 1 0.02 6 0.09 25 0.39 13 65 78 1.22 137.5 2.1
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Wins 12 41 66 1.61 22 156 .282 0 0.00 5 0.12 16 0.39 11 45 56 1.37 104.5 2.5
Losses 17 58 68 1.17 37 173 .179 3 0.05 4 0.07 22 0.38 6 56 62 1.07 106.0 1.8
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January 5 17 23 1.35 8 47 .319 0 0.00 2 0.12 7 0.41 1 9 10 0.59 30.5 1.8
February 12 40 65 1.63 27 147 .259 0 0.00 4 0.10 19 0.47 8 49 57 1.43 101.5 2.5
March 9 33 35 1.06 18 97 .175 2 0.06 2 0.06 9 0.27 6 30 36 1.09 58.0 1.8
April 3 9 11 1.22 6 38 .132 1 0.11 1 0.11 3 0.33 2 13 15 1.67 20.5 2.3