News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Four Boilermakers earn AVCA All-Northeast Region honors
Purdue's comeback attempt falls short against Utah
Purdue advances to 12-0 in NCAA Tournament openers under Dave Shondell
Purdue claims its fourth victory of 2017 over a top-10 opponent
2015: Saw action in all 33 matches, starting seven ... averaged 1.80 kills per set, including double-digit efforts four times ... led team in kills twice (vs. VCU and Arkansas-Pine Bluff) ... recorded her 300th career kill vs. Iowa ... handled 92 percent of 105 serve reception chances ... added 39 blocks and 36 digs ... Mortar Board Premier MVP.
2014: Saw action in 31 matches, earning the start against Iowa ... averaged 1.75 kills per set, while hitting at a .220 clip ... added 22 digs and 13 blocks, including a season-best five stuffs against Saint Louis ... registered double-digit kill tallies three ties, including season-best 15 against the Billikens and a team-leading 13 against Iowa ... hit at a .250 or better clip in 15 matches, including .300 or better nine times, .400-plus seven times and .500 or better five times.
High School: A member of the 2012 Junior National Team that earned the bronze medal at the Norceca Continental Championships ... a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection ... listed as PrepVolleyball.com's No. 21 Senior Ace ... Under Armour All-America second team, MaxPreps All-America first team and PrepVolleyball All-American ... Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year, first team all-state selection and the Northern Indiana Conference MVP as a senior ... garnered MaxPreps/AVCA Player of the Week honors three times as a senior, while leading team to a state final four appearance ... a four-time first team all-conference honoree and three-time team MVP ... boasts school records for career kills (2386), hitting percentage (.549), digs (984) and aces (250), and season kills (804), hitting percentage (.573) and aces (92) ... earned first team all-state accolades, was a finalist for Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year honors, and earned PrepVolleyball All-America and MaxPreps All-America third team honors her junior season ... one of Volleyball Magazine's Girls 30 Underclassmen to Watch and PrepVolleyball's Top 50 Juniors ... named to PrepVolleyball's Soph 79 and team Offensive Player of the Year after posting 729 kills (7.0 per game) and earning All-America special mention honors ... led team with 461 kills and 92 aces while hitting .533, earning a spot on PrepVolleyball's Frosh 59 and All-America special mention lists ... state qualifier in high jump in 2013; regional qualifier 2012 and 2013; all-NIC track second team ... plays club volleyball for Circle City VBC, earning PrepVolleyball.com club all-american second team honors in 2013 and first team honors in 2014.
Personal: Full name is Azariah Marie Stahl ... born June 21, 1995 ... parents are John and Yolanda Stahl ... has two brothers: Satori and John Jr. ... plans to major in liberal arts.
Favorite sweet treat: Cotton Candy
Favorite ice cream flavor: Blue Moon
Favorite holiday: Halloween
Favorite sport besides volleyball: Track
Favorite sports team: Men's volleyball U.S. National Team
Favorite Athlete: Matt Anderson
Favorite TV show: Teen Wolf
Favorite Movie: Harry Potter series
Favorite Book: For One More Day
Favorite Musical Artist: Bring Me The Horizon
Favorite type of pizza: Pepperoni
Favorite Actor & Actress: Johnny Depp & Angelina Jolie
Favorite Food: Macaroni & Cheese
Favorite place on campus: Co-Rec
Favorite city:Traverse City, Michigan
Favorite outdoor activity:sand volleyball
Favorite animal/furry friend: panda bear
Favorite class at Purdue: English 106
Favorite Purdue professor:Matthew Bastnagel