Boilermakers set for four dates, including April 22 at home
Get to know the sophomore defensive specialist from Chicago
The defensive specialist is a speech, language & hearing sciences major who loves to cook and calls her game intense.
2015: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in six matches as a serving specialist ... recorded two digs at Ohio State.
2014: Saw action in nine matches, playing in 11 sets mostly as a serving specialist. Served up 15 balls without an error ... recorded one dig vs. No. 22 Ohio State ... handled lone reception attempt of the season at Iowa.
High School: An all-ESCC conference and Pioneer Press girls volleyball second team selection as a senior ... led team in digs as a senior, acting as libero and team captain, while earning all-tournament team honors at the Bradley Bourbonnais ... a three-year varsity letter winner ... played setter on the sophomore team her rookie season ... a three-year "A" honor roll member ... plays club volleyball for the 1st Alliance VB Club, which won the silver medal at the 2013 JVA World Challenge ... was named club Player of the Year and also earned a spot on the AVCA Phenom List in 2012.
Personal: Full name is Linnea Rohrsen ... born Feb. 9, 1996 ... parents are Jeff Rohrsen and Bernarda Wolf ... cousin Quinn Sypniewski played tight end for the Baltimore Ravens in 2006 and 2007 ... plans to major in speech, language and hearing sciences ... will face club teammate Katherine Mahlke when Purdue takes on Michigan.
Favorite sweet treat: Cheesecake
Favorite ice cream flavor: Moose Tracks or Hazelnut
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite sport besides volleyball: Tennis
Favorite sports team: Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite Athlete: Misty-May Treanor
Favorite TV show: Scandal and Law & Order: SVU
Favorite Movie: All Harry Potter Movies
Favorite Book: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and its' sequel
Favorite Musical Artist: I like listening to ALL types of music
Favorite type of pizza: Pepperoni with veggies
Favorite Actor & Actress: Johnny Depp and Mariska Hargitay
Favorite Food: All types of foods
Favorite place on campus: The Fountain
Favorite city: Chicago
Favorite outdoor activity:Biking
Favorite animal/furry friend: Dogs
Favorite class at Purdue: SLHS classes
Favorite Purdue professor:Dr. Browning and Dr. Ertmer