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Sophie Beckley
Sophie  Beckley

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Bishop Blanchet HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
DS/Libero


05/02/2018

Spring Recap from the Gophers

The Gopher Volleyball program concluded the 2018 spring season last Saturday as the Gophers hosted an intrasquad scrimmage.

03/01/2018

Gophers To Send 13 to USA Open Tryouts

The University of Minnesota will send the largest collegiate contingent to the U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryout, March 2-4, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

11/04/2016

Gopher Spotlight: Beal, Beckley, Buford

Gophersports.com caught up with Maddie Beal, Sophie Beckley and Kayla Buford in this recent Gopher Spotlight.

08/20/2015

Gopher Spotlight: Sophie Beckley

Gophersports.com caught up with one of its newest Gopher Volleyball members, Sophie Beckley

09/24/2015

Margaret Eggert Photo Gallery

Margaret Eggert Photo Gallery

09/24/2015

Sophie Beckley Photo Gallery

Sophie Beckley Photo Gallery

09/24/2015

Toni Alugbue Photo Gallery

Toni Alugbue Photo Gallery

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Career Stats

2017 • JUNIOR SEASON
Academic All-Big Ten selection • played in six sets during her junior year and had two aces and three digs • saw action during the American Campus Classic and recorded a dig • played in the Idaho State match and recorded two aces in the win • saw action in the Illinois match • played in the Penn State match and recorded two digs.

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).

FRESHMAN SEASON:
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).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB:
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.

PERSONAL:
Born January 21, 1997 daughter of Jeanne Niese and Greg Beckley • has an older sister, Kalin • ecology, evolution and behavior major • working on three minors: Spanish, marine biology and fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology • was a member of the National Honor Society, first honor roll, a scholar athlete • graduated from Bishop Blanchet High School in 2015.



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