Sophie

VanSeveren

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#22

Libero/Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa
High School: Assumption

Bio

2017:

  • Played in 27 matches, appearing in 96 sets
  • Recorded 2 kills, 63 assists and served 21 aces
  • Was first on the team with 548 digs
  • Averaged 5.71 digs per set, which broke the Holy Cross record and ranked 12th in the nation at the end of the season
  • Recorded a season-high 35 digs against Lafayette (9/22/17)

Before Holy Cross:

  • A three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Assumption High School under head coach Bre Scherler, serving as captain in 2016
  • Earned the team’s Defensive Player award in 2015 and was named All-Metro and All-Conference that year
  • Her team won the Regional Final in 2015 and 2016
  • Totaled 849 digs (3.54 digs per set) and 111 service aces (0.46 aces per set) in her career
  • Additionally played volleyball for Platform Elite under head coach Melissa Kurth, serving as the team’s libero and helping her side to the 2016 Nationals
  • Also was a three-year member of the varsity softball team where she held a .439 batting average through her junior year. She was named All-State, All-Tournament, All-Area and All-Conference in 2016
  • A three-year member of the varsity track and field team, helping her squad to three Iowa 3A State titles. She ran the 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m
  • Served as a member of National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Daughter of Eric and Heather VanSeveren
  • Has one brother (Joshua) and two sisters (Emma and Lily)
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