UAlbany Volleyball BIO
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Gabrielle Hansen
Player Profile:
Gabrielle Hansen 2198940
Position: Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: North Tonawanda, N.Y.
High School: North Tonawanda

2016: 
• Defensive specialist and backup libero for UAlbany, playing in all 100 sets in 26 matches 
• 10th in the America East with 0.28 aces per set 
• Finished season with 194 digs, 28 service aces and 17 kills 
• Earned double digit digs in six matches 
• 13 digs vs. UC Santa Barbara (8/27) 
• Notched 13 digs and two kills in five-set win at Army (9/17) 
• Wore libero shirt for UAlbany vs. UMass Lowell (9/30) with 13 digs and six assists 
• Tallied 14 digs and three aces in five-set win over New Hampshire (10/16)

2015: 
• Primary back row player for UAlbany, playing in all 26 matches with 14 starts
• Ranked 8th in the America East with 2.41 digs per game, 15th with 0.29 aces per set
• Tallied 236 digs, 28 service aces and 20 kills
• 10 digs, two aces, two kills and 100% receive percentage in win over Belmont (8/29)
• 22 digs and two aces in four set vs. Yale (9/11)
• 11 digs, two aces and 100% on receiving on 30 serves in five-set win at Stony Brook (10/11)
• Four double digit dig matches in a row from Oct. 23 through Nov. 6, each wins in America East play
• Two kills, five digs and three service aces in AE title match at UNH (11/21)

High School/Club: Lettered four years in volleyball and three years in track at North Tonawanda High... Named to the All-WNY Team in 2013 and 2014, earning team MVP honors... Tonawanda News Athlete of the Year in 2014... Team captain in her final three years, setting a school record for digs... Played club for Niagara Frontier, leading team to first place in the Northeast Qualifier Open Division in 2013... Earned all-tournament honors in NFVB club power league and NFVB Chicago in 2015... Served on the Student Council in high school, being the sophomore class president and junior class vice president.

Personal: Intending to major in biological sciences with intention to go into pre-med... Daughter of Bill and Rose Hansen... Has two sisters, Jeanette and Sarah, and three brothers, Bill, Eric and Nate.

Hansen's Career Statistics 

Year

SP

MP

K

K/S

E

TA

%

A

SA

D

BS

BA

TB

TP

TP/S

2015

98

26

20

0.20

18

101

.020

7

28

236

1

1

2

49.5

0.51

2016

100

26

17

0.17

12

105

.048

16

28

194

0

1

1

45.5

0.46

Career

198

52

37

0.19

30

206

.033

23

56

430

1

2

3

95

0.48

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