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#13 Annie Villanueva
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Santa Barbara
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Senior Year (2011)
Villanueva saved her best season for last ... Was one of only three Dartmouth players to play all 97 sets ... Named to second-team All-Ivy, which marked the first All-Ivy honor of her career ... Finished second on the team in kills with 259 ... Totaled 68 blocks, which was second-best on the Big Green ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week three times ... Had a .372 hitting percentage, which not only led the Ivy League, but set a new single-season Dartmouth record ... Ended the year with 71 digs, 11 assists and nine service aces ... Had a season-high 15 kills five times, and totaled double-digit digs 15 times ... Set the program's career hitting percentage record at .290 ... Finished her career 14th all-time in kills with 658 and sixth all-time in blocks with 209.

Junior Year (2010)
Played in all of the team's 96 sets ... Was second on the team in kills with 220 and second in attack percentage at .248 ... Tallied 55 digs, and recorded 61 total blocks on nine blocks solo and 42 blocks assisted ... Had six service aces ... Had a career-high 17 kills in the victory at Bryant on Sept. 14 ... Against Sacred Heart on Sept. 18, she had eight block assists, which tied her for the eighth most blocks in a single match in the program's history.

Sophomore Year (2009)
Played in a career-best 82 sets … Fourth on the team in hitting with 149 kills and a .267 hitting percentage … Had 26 digs … Led the Big Green in blocking with 62 total blocks … Had a season-high 16 kills in a win over Cornell … Also recorded six blocks against the Big Red and Yale … The six blocks in both matches were a season-high … Hit over .500 in two matches and .400 in four matches.

Freshman Year (2008)
Made appearances in 15 matches, playing in 29 sets … Recorded 30 kills (1.03 per set) along with 15 digs (0.52 per set) … Had 18 total blocks, four solo and 14 assisted … Had her best game of the season against Bryant where she notched eight kills, one dig and six total blocks.

Before Dartmouth
Lettered twice in volleyball at Santa Barbara High School … Team was Channel League champions two seasons in a row … Was named first team Channel League in 2007 and 2008 … Was the Channel League MVP as a senior...

Off the Court
President and founder of the Youth for Direct Relief … Named the volunteer of the year for Direct Relief International … Member of the National Honor Society and the L.A. Scholarship Federation … Grandfather played professional football for the Dallas Cowboys and L.A. Rams while father played football at Harvard.

Personal
Daughter of Jim and Sherry …Has one sister … Grandfather, Danny played football in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys and L.A. Rams … Father Jim played football at Harvard … Enjoys painting, playing guitar, photography, reading and hiking … An interesting note about Annie was she lived in Argentina while in elementary school.

 

Villanueva's Career Statistics
Year Sets K K/S A A/S SA SE Digs D/S BS BA
2011 97 259 2.67 11 0.11 9 13 71 0.73 1 67
2010 96 220 2.29 7 0.07 6 17 55 0.57 9 52
2009 82 149 1.82 8 0.10 0 0 26 0.32 7 55
2008 29 30 1.03 4 0.14 2 1 15 0.52 4 14
TOTAL 304 658 2.16 30 0.10 17 31 167 0.55 21 188

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