2017 John C. Lotz Memorial Award at North Carolina
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Has two brothers … hobbies include photography, painting, sketching and drawing … volunteered as a coach and photographer for her local park district … majored in psychology at North Carolina.
Played in Italy A2 from 2021-22 … also competed in Czech Republic from 2018-19 and in the Swiss League from 2019-21.
Three-year letter winner for the Tar Heels after opening her career at Wisconsin … appeared in 87 matches at UNC and tallied 403 kills with 305 blocks … closed her career 11th in program history with 284 block assists … Second-Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer as a junior in 2016 … posted 158 total blocks during 2016 season, good for seventh on Tar Heels’ single-season list … set UNC single-season mark with 142 block assists in 2016 … recipient of 2017 John C. Lotz Memorial Award at North Carolina … also named team’s Most Improved Player in 2016.
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