2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten • saw action in 31 sets and had 43 digs • recorded five digs against Green Bay (9/17) • earned career-best eight digs twice on the weekend against Maryland and No. 17 Ohio State, also recorded her first kill (9/23-24) • added six kills on the weekend against Indiana and No. 14 Purdue (9/30-10/2) • had six digs against Penn State (10/5) • established seven digs in the win over Northwestern (10/9) • saw action and recorded one dig against Wisconsin (10/12) • saw action against No.14 Michigan State (10/15).
Saw her first action as a Golden Gopher in the UCF match (9/12) • saw action in the Sam Houston State match (9/19) • saw action in the win over Northwestern (11/11) • saw action against Purdue (11/21).
Played her high school career at Bishop Blanchet High School • as a senior last year with the Braves, played as a six-rotation outside hitter, where she had 335 kills, 338 digs and 18 blocks • a two-time all-metro selection her senior and junior years • all state honorable mention as a sophomore and freshman • four-year letterwinner in volleyball, was also a part of the team that made a state appearance in 2013 • played with her indoor and beach club team, Sudden Impact, from 13s-18s • with Sudden Impact, was the team's libero for their 15s-18s teams • on the beach, finished first or second in every local beach tournament in the summer of 2014.
Born January 21, 1997 • daughter of Jeanne Niese and Greg Beckley • has an older sister, Kalin • undecided on a major • was a member of the National Honor Society, first honor roll, a scholar athlete • graduated from Bishop Blanchet High School in 2015.
|Sophie Beckley's Career Statistics|
|Career Totals||36-14||1||.008||0||2||.250||0||0||43||0 (0-0)||0.08|
The Week That Was in Gopher Volleyball: Oct. 9-16
The Gopher Volleyball team earned a pair of home wins against No. 16 Purdue and Iowa last week. Take a look back at the week that was in Minnesota Volleyball.
Gopher Duo Receives Weekly B1G Accolades
Alexis Hart and Samantha Seliger-Swenson received weekly Big Ten Conference awards, announced today by the conference office.
Gophers Earn 11th Sweep of the Season
The No. 6 University of Minnesota completed a 3-0 sweep (25-23, 25-18, 25-15) over Iowa at Maturi Pavilion, today in front of 5,029 fans.