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Personal: Edelman majored in finance with a minor in Spanish at Colorado, showcasing her dedication not only to volleyball but also to her academic pursuits. Her family has a strong connection to volleyball, as her father, Nestor, played professional volleyball in Argentina and Europe. In a testament to her multicultural background and love for languages, Edelman is fluent in four languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. She has spent many vacations visiting relatives in Argentina, further enriching her cultural experiences. Outside of volleyball, her hobbies include photography, spending time outdoors, traveling, and enjoying quality moments with friends and family. She acknowledges her club coach, Jim Miret, and her father as influential figures who have made a difference in her life. The No. 14 holds special significance for her, as it represents the day of the month she was born.
Other Professional Experience: Edelman has an extensive professional volleyball career, having played in Switzerland, Spain, France, and Poland since 2016. She notably served as the team captain for Vandœuvre Nancy Volley-Ball from 2020 to 2022 and also played two seasons in the CEV Champions League, one of the top club competitions in European volleyball.
International Experience: Edelman's international experience includes representing the United States Youth National Team at the 2011 FIVB Youth World Championship in Ankara, Turkey. She was named to the USA Junior National Team for the 2013 FIVB World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic, where she served as a co-captain. Additionally, she was selected for the 2015 USA College National Team. Edelman also had the unique experience of being a member of the Argentina National Team in 2018 and 2019, showcasing her versatility and adaptability in the sport.
At Colorado: Edelman was a four-year letter winner and team captain. She appeared in 123 matches from 2012 to 2015, demonstrating her dedication and commitment to the sport. She played in 460 sets, with her senior year being particularly notable, where she played a career-high 124 sets. Her college career was marked by impressive statistics, including ranking fifth in Colorado history with 4,257 career assists. In addition to her setting skills, she contributed 936 digs and 202 blocks, showcasing her all-around abilities on the court. She also recorded 318 kills, with her senior year featuring a career-best 104 kills. Edelman received All-Pac-12 Conference recognition as a senior, ranking sixth in the league by averaging 9.91 assists per set. She established a career high with 63 assists in a five-set victory against No. 21 Arizona State, a record unmatched by any Pac-12 setter. Her versatility was further evident when she helped the Buffaloes defeat No. 14 Florida State with a career-high 14 kills. Throughout her college career, Edelman was a consistent presence on the court, starting the majority of matches each season. Her contributions played a key role in Colorado's success, including NCAA Tournament appearances during her junior and sophomore seasons.
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