Playing in the NCAA National championship
Playing for Step Up For Mental Health® (opens in new tab)
Nwanebu began playing volleyball when she was five years old. She suffered a fracture in her L5 vertebrae during her freshman year of college and had to overcome mental hurdles that occurred following the incident. She is passionate about mental health and wants to spread awareness to change the stigma.
Nwanebu has played in Turkey and Italy. She played for Buyucekmece Volleyball club in Istanbul, Turkey from 2018-2019 and Libertas Martignacco in Udine, Italy from 2019-2020. She leads the league in points in Italy.
- 2017 AVCA All-America honorable mention
- 2017 All-Southwest Region
- 2017 All-Big 12 First Team
- 2016 Honda Award finalist
- 2016 AVCA All-America First Team
- 2016 VolleyballMag.com First Team All-America
- 2016 NCAA All-Tournament Team
- 2016 Austin Regional Most Valuable Player
- 2016 All-Region First Team
- 2016 Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 21, Sept. 26)
- 2016 All-Big 12 Preseason Team
- 2015 All-Big 12 Preseason Team
- 2013 AVCA Freshman of the Year
- 2013 Volleyball Magazine Freshman of the Year
- 2013 AVCA All-America First Team
- 2013 AVCA Pacific South Region Freshman of the Year
- 2013 AVCA Pacific South All-Region Team
- 2013 Volleyball Magazine All-America Second Team
- 2013 NCAA Los Angeles Regional All-Tournament Team
- 2013 Pac-12 All-Conference and Pac-12 All-Freshman Team honors
- 2013 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year
- 2013 Six-time Pac-12 Freshman of the Week, which was a record
- 2013 Mortar Board Premier All-Tournament Team
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