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2014 Kraziness in the Kennel
#11 Deanna Nielson
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Anchorage, AK
High School: AJ Dimond
Experience: 2 Letters
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HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-year member of the AJ Dimond High volleyball team...also earned two varsity letters in track and field and one in basketball...named 2011 Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year...led Dimond to three-straight Class 4A state championships.

Misc.: 3.91 high school GPA...sister Olivia Nielson plays volleyball at Whitman College...father David Nielson played basketball at UC Davis.

Deanna Nielson's Collegiate Career 

FRESHMAN (2011): Redshirted at Gonzaga. 

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012): played in 29 matches, 95 sets… finished season with 51 kills, 12 assists, nine service aces, 106 digs and 39 blocks…season-high 10 kills against Portland (Nov.15)… season-high four service against Texas Southern (Sept. 7)… recorded a dig in all but one match…season-high 16 digs against Villanova (Sept. 14)…three double figure dig matches…notched five blocks at Loyola Marymount (Oct. 27).