Nora Set to Join Gopher Volleyball Program
Gophers Add Nora to the 2013 Roster

 
Gophers Add Nora to the 2013 Roster

June 20, 2013

University of Minnesota volleyball head coach Hugh McCutcheon has announced that Adrianna Nora (Stillwater, Minn.) will join the Golden Gopher program. Nora, who played two years with Baylor, will be with the Golden Gophers for the 2013 campaign.

"We are very excited to have Adrianna join our team," McCutcheon said."She is a great addition to the Gopher Volleyball program and we could not be happier with her decision to join us."

A 6-foot, 3-inch middle blocker/right-side hitter, Nora played the past two seasons with the Baylor Bears. In 2012, she played in 29 matches, started in 24, and ranked fourth on the team in points per set (2.74). Averaging 2.17 kills per set, Nora also had a team-best 98 total blocks and 1.00 blocks per set. As a freshman, Nora was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team and two all-tournament honors, including Most Valuable Player at the 2011 UNLV Classic. As a rookie, she saw action in 28 matches and ranked fourth on team in kills (234) and third in kps (2.63). With Stillwater High School, Nora helped the Ponies to their first-ever state tournament and back-to-back conference titles her junior and senior seasons. As a senior, Nora earned all-state honors as well as four-straight all-conference honors. Adrianna is the daughter of Marty and Judi Nora.

"I'm very excited to be returning back to the state of Minnesota and am ready to become a Golden Gopher," Nora said. "I’m looking forward to be coached by one of the best coaching staffs in the world and to compete at such a high level. I have always agreed with the saying "wherever you go, go with all your heart" and am so thankful for a new start and a great opportunity to get better.”



 

 

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