Volleyball: Heartland Conference and St. Edward

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Volleyball-My Hobby

I am on the volleyball team here at St. Edward's University and I absolutely LOVE it! To say that volleyball is a hobby of mine is a bit of an understatement. It is a very big part of my life and a good majority of my time is spent playing or training for volleyball. I've been playing volleyball since i was eleven years old and my passion for the sport has continued to grow over the past eight years. I believe i have learnt several valuable lessons from playing volleyball.

Volleyball has taught me the importance of hard work and dedication. I have gained the skills necessary to work within a group and have had the opportunity to be part of a team for many years. Also, as a student athlete I have gotten a crash course in time management which will be very helpful when I get out into the "real world". Volleyball has become more than just a sport over the years. My team mates have become like family, and the game has developed into a great passion of mine. I love playing and I value all the lessons that volleyball has taught me on and off the court.

I have been a part of the St. Edward's Volleyball team for the past two years I have been at St. Edward's. I play outside hitter. I play both back row and front row which gives me the opportunity to dig, pass and hit. I love all the aspects of the game, but i especially enjoy defense. I love digging hard hits from the opposing team and stopping them from getting a point. I was awarded Freshman of the Year for the 2008 Season along with First Team All-Conference and Second Team All-Region in 2008. This year, I was elected Co-captain along with Senior, Lizzy Lepore. I am extremely excited about this season and believe we have what it takes to go very far! Nearly half of our team is new this year, with four freshman and two transfers. Early on in pre-season we took a trip to Padre, Mexico where we trained, practice and bonded. Within this three day trip we all grew very close and now we have...
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