Anna Nyberg - Volleyball - University of Kentucky Athletics 1


  • position Middle Blocker/opposite
  • height 6-2
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Tomahawk, Wisconsin
  • High school Tomahawk
2017 (Junior): Appeared in seven matches and 13 sets … Recorded a career best seven kills against Cincinnati (8/26) … Had five kills against Mississippi State (10/1) and Loyola (Chicago) (9/9) … Hit .556 in Loyola (Chicago) match and added four blocks… Registered at least one termination in every match she appeared in.

2016 (Sophomore): Appeared in 15 sets over the course of 12 matches … Posted nine kills, seven digs and three blocks … Recorded two kills and two digs against USC …  Earned two kills and a block against Saint Louis … Registered a kill against Washington State, Marquette, Georgia, Tennessee and at Alabama … Had a season high four digs vs Washington State.

2015 (Freshman): Saw action in 32 sets over the course of 11 matches, starting in seven … Responsible for 47 kills, 26 digs, seven blocks, two aces and two assists in her freshman season … Set a career-high with 12 kills at Northern Iowa (9/4) … Had five or more kills in five matches … Had a career-high hitting percentage (minimum 10 attempts) against Creighton, hitting 8-of-18 for a .444 clip … Had five or more digs in four matches, including a career-best six against Wichita State (9/11) … Had two aces at Xavier (9/18) … Provided 21 kills and 12 digs in a big weekend at the Shocker Volleyball Classic (9/11-12) … Recorded five kills and five digs in second career match against Ohio (9/1).

High School: Comes to Lexington after four years competing for Tomahawk High School … On the varsity squad all four seasons … Is the school record holder after eclipsing the 2,000 career kill mark as a senior … Helped the Hatchets advance to the Division 2 Final Four in three seasons, including championship match appearances in 2011 and ’14 … Ranked No. 68 in Prep Volleyball’s “Senior Aces” … Earned All-State First Team honors in 2014 … Was named the GNC Player of the Year as a senior and was a unanimous selection to the GNC All-Conference First Team … Earned Channel 12 Volleyball Player of the Year accolades in 2013.

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