Six members of Purdue's Sweet 16 volleyball team recognized for academic excellence.
Volleyball will honor four seniors at Friday night's match vs. Wisconsin.
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Volleyball brings home honor for seventh time in as many years.
Drewry, Jones, Nichol and Turner will vie for spots on the USA National Team or A2 teams.
2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 33 matches, starting 32 ... averaged a team-leading 1.02 blocks per set, while also chipping in 1.63 kills per set on a .278 hitting effort ... ranked 10th in the Big Ten in blocks per set ... led the team in blocks 16 times and kills once (against #24 Louisville) ... put up five or more blocks in 12 matches, including season-best eight at Indiana ... posted four double-digit kill efforts ... registered a .727 hitting percentage with nine kills in 11 swings at Illinois, marking the best five-set match hitting percentage in program history ... pulled up 26 digs and dished out six assists ... made good on 96 percent of her 48 serve reception chances ... named to Big Ten/Big East Challenge and Active Ankle Challenge all-tournament teams.
2011: Saw action in 15 matches, starting six ... averaged 1.23 kills and 0.90 blocks per set ... posted five or blocks once, while leading the team three times: vs. Western Carolina and Michigan State and at Northwestern ... tallied 38 kills, while also adding two assists and one ace ... hit .250 or better seven times, including .300 or better four times and .400 or better twice.
2010: Saw action in 29 matches, starting 14 ... averaged 2.23 kills, third most on the team, and 0.67 blocks per set, fifth most among Boilermakers ... posted double-digit kills eight times, leading the team on five occasions: at Ohio State (19), at No. 20 Michigan (16), at Michigan State (17), vs. Wisconsin (11), vs. No. 10 Illinois (17) ... hit .300 or better seven times, including .600 or better four times ... added five or more blocks four times, while leading the team at the net six times ... pulled up 26 digs and added two assists.
2009: Three-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week honoree...earned Coach's Honor Roll mention with a GPA of 3.0 or better...played in 30 matches, starting in 21 of them...averaged a team-best 0.94 blocks per set...posted a season high 11 blocks vs. Wisconsin (11/28)...tallied double-digit kills four times...averaged 1.40 kills per set on a .246 hitting effort.
High School: Garnered Under Armour First Team All-America honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association as a senior ... ranked No. 28 on PrepVolleyball.com's list of Senior Aces and among Volleyball Magazine's Fab 50 ... selected to play in the Texas Girls Coaches Association's All Star match as a senior ... earned Express News Super team, TGCA 5A all-state and all-district 28-5A honors as a senior after posting 429 kills and 71 blocks ... a first-team all-district selection as a junior ... played club volleyball for EXTEC, helping the team to nationals each of the last four years including a fifth-place finish at AAU nationals her 17s season ... a four-year honor roll member ... threw shot put and discus for the track team each of her last three years
Personal: Given name is Anna Leigh Drewry ... born June 24, 1991 ... parents are James and Martha Drewry ... has two brothers, Justin and William ... majoring in advertising ... nickname is BoomBoom.