Illinois Career Blocks & Block Assists Leader
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Comes from an athletic family … mother played volleyball and basketball … father played football … sister played volleyball … cousin played ice hockey … brother wrestled at Brown University from 2017-21 … owns a black belt in karate … currently works as a volunteer assistant coach at Michigan.
2021 Season: Played in 12 matches … ranked 36th in the league with 1,291 leaderboard points … sixth in Athletes Unlimited with 24 blocks, including league-high seven rejections against Team Larson on Mar. 29 … recorded season-high seven kills against Team Larson on Mar. 8 and Team Edmond on Mar. 15 … tallied season-high five digs against Team Edmond In Week Two with six kills … earned season-high 230 leaderboard points on Mar. 8 against Team Larson … also earned 190 leaderboard points after hitting .560 against Team Edmond on Mar. 7.
Other Experience: Previously played with Béziers Volley in France … also spent the 2020-21 season with Changas de Naranjito in Puerto Rico.
Three-time AVCA All-America selection for the Fighting Illini, including Third-Team honors in 2017 and 2018 … also claimed three All-America commendations from Volleyball Magazine … earned AVCA All-Region honors as a sophomore, junior and senior … three-time First-Team All-Big Ten and Academic All-Big Ten award winner … member of 2015 All-Big Ten Freshman Team … ranks 10th in school history with .334 career hitting percentage and 135 career matches played … Fighting Illini’s career leader with 685 block assists and 750 total blocks … paced team in block assists and total blocks all four years … owns four of the top 10 spots on single-season total blocks list … holds Illinois single-match record with 14 block assists … led Fighting Illini with .326 hitting percentage as a sophomore … finalist for 2018 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award … Second-Team CoSIDA Academic All-District pick as a senior … three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar selection … recipient of 2018-19 Big Ten Medal of Honor.
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