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Volleyball Season Ends in Tournament Finals

Mids reached championship match for third time


League Honors Navy Volleyball Program with Awards

Navy placed second in the league this year


Volleyball Tops Army in Five Sets

Teams to meet again Saturday in league tournament


Marathon Match Win Posted by Volleyball Saturday

Mids are 6-1 this year after starting 2016 7-1


Volleyball Duo Earns Honors

Both also received laurels at this weekend's tournament


Volleyball vs. Colgate

Volleyball vs. Colgate, Oct. 28, 2016 Photos by Phil Hoffmann


Volleyball vs. Loyola

Volleyball vs. Loyola, Oct. 15, 2016 Photos by Debbie Latta


Navy VB vs. Air Force

Navy volleyball vs. Air Force, Sept. 9, 2015


Army-Navy Volleyball, 10/10/14

Army-Navy volleyball, Oct. 10, 2014. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


VB vs. Bucknell, Sept. 27, 2014

Volleyball vs. Bucknell, Sept. 27, 2014. Photos by Phil Hoffmann

Academic Honors –– Was named to the 2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... has earned academic honors from the USNA in two semesters, including Superintendent’s List accolades for the 2017 spring term.

2017 –– Is Navy’s team captain.

2016 –– Ranked second on the team on the year in kills per set (2.27) while leading the Mids in kill average during the league season (2.69 kps) ... posted 10 or more kills in four of her last nine matches of the season, with nine kills coming in another match during that span ... also had nine kills in an earlier league match ... recorded a career-high 20 kills (hit .314) in a five-set match against Colgate ... notched 16 kills and hit .333 in three sets against American ... posted 13 kills and hit .296 in three sets at Bucknell ... closed the season with nine kills and seven digs in league tournament match at American.

2015 –– Started 11 of the 21 matches she played in ... averaged 1.77 kills per set on the season ... recorded a career-high 16 kills in Navy’s five-set match against Maryland ... hit .265 in the match ... also notched 12 kills in five-set contest against Lehigh ... added 11 kills in four-set match against Air Force ... was named to the all-tournament team at the Temple Invite.

2014 –– Appeared in all but two of Navy’s 26 matches on the season and didn’t miss a league match ... made five starts on the year, all against league foes ... ranked 10th in the league on the season with a .280 attack percentage ... totaled 101 of her 119 kills during the league campaign ... averaged 1.17 kills per set against non-league foes and 1.87 kills per set during the league year ... posted 10 or more kills in three matches on the season ... recorded a high of 12 kills in four-set match at Army ... also tallied 10 kills in a four-set home win against Bucknell and 10 in a four-set loss at Lehigh ... finished with a hitting percentage of at least .400 in four matches ... this includes a .556 (6-1-9) performance against Lafayette and her hitting .500 (8-1-14) vs. Long Island ... had an errorless hitting match (9-0-20, .450) at home against Colgate.

High School –– Graduated from Millbrook High School ... was a four-year member of the school’s varsity volleyball team ... served as the co-captain of the squad as both a junior and senior ... was selected as the MVP of the year, in 2013 ... twice was named to the conference all-tournament team ... played for the Triangle Volleyball Club.

Personal –– History major.

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