2011: Played in 21 matches for the Retrievers, making 11 starts as a sophomore... Set career-highs in kills (126), services aces (7) and digs (73)... Recorded her first career double-double with a 14 kill, 10 dig performance in UMBC's road win at conference rival Binghamton on Oct. 30... Registered double-digit kills four times, including a career-high 18 kills in the regular season finale win at Providence to clinch a berth in the America East Championships... Recognized on the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2010: Finished third on the team with 48 total blocks in 24 matches played with 16 starts… Hit a season-high eight kills and .583 hitting percentage against Howard on Sept. 10… Recorded a season-high seven blocks at Hartford on Nov. 5 and six digs at Seton Hall on Sept. 17.
Background: Led Loudoun County High School to 2008 and 2009 Virginia High School League AA State Championships… Named to the All-Dulles District Second Team in 2009… Garnered the Coach’s Award at LCHS her senior year…. Led her club team, Northern Virginia Volleyball Association 18 VB Rags Team, to a fifth-place finish in the American Division of the 2010 Junior Olympics in Reno, Nev.
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Deborah Vandegrift… Has a younger sister, Hannah… Majoring in psychology while working towards a certificate in elementary education… Born May 3, 1992.