Duke Volleyball BIO
13 Sophia Dunworth
2010: The ACC Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year...Owns a 3.904 grade point average as a Biology major...Led Duke with 1,024 attacks and ranked second with 360 kills...Tied for the team lead with 2.98 kills per set...Powered Duke through the NCAA Tournament, leading the team with 50 kills as the Blue Devils advanced to NCAA Regional Final for the first time in school history...Named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team...ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III selection for the second straight year...All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team selection for the third straight year...ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third time...Ended the season on a streak of five straight matches with double-digit kills, including all four NCAA Tournament matches...Knocked down 15 kills in a 3-1 win over Missouri in the NCAA Regional Semifinal...Totaled 12 kills in a 3-1 loss to NCAA Champion in the NCAA Regional Final...Contributed a career-high 22 kills in a 3-2 win at Florida State, logging a .375 hitting percentage during that match.
2009: ACC Academic Honor Roll selection...ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III...An All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team selection...Posted the third-most kills on the team with 295 and the second-highest hitting percentage at .283...Had the highest kill-to-error ratio on the team, hammering 3.93 kills for every attack error...Contributed 56 digs and 47 blocks...Accounted for 326.0 points, third most on the team...Had double-digit kills in 14 matches...Set career highs in kills per set and hitting percentage...Named MVP of the Dawgs Invitational after hitting .529 in Duke's three wins with 30 kills at an average of 3.33 per set...Hit over .300 in 17 matches...Hit over .400 seven times...Posted a streak of 50 attacks without an error in consecutive matches against Virginia and NC State, hitting .480 during that streak with 24 kills...Went 16-for-33 without an attack error against Virginia for a .485 hitting percentage...Followed with an errorless 8-for-17 performance against NC State...Accounted for a career-high 19 points in a season-opening 3-2 win over Wisconsin, adding 16 kills and five blocks.
2008: Earned All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team honors...Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team...Played in 128 of Duke's 131 sets and started 24 matches as a freshman...Played on the outside and in the middle...Averaged 2.30 kills per set with 295 kills, ranking third on the team in both categories...Finished with a .256 hitting percentage...Had 22 service aces...Picked up 170 digs at 1.33 per set and blocked 54 attacks for 0.42 per set...Logged three double-doubles...Had 10 or more kills in 12 matches...Had the second highest kill-to-error ratio on the team at 3.47 with 295 kills and 85 attack errors...Had two service aces in six matches...Finished with at least eight kills in nine of her last 10 matches...Put down a career-high 18 kills and 20.5 points in a five-set win at Florida State (11/2)...Had a career-high five blocks in four sets against Delaware (9/20) and in five sets against Florida State (11/2)...Went 11-for-24 attacking without an error for a .458 hitting percentage against College of Charleston (9/19)...Also had 13 digs for her first double-double in that match against College of Charleston (9/19)...Connected on 13 of her 22 attacks against Clemson for a .500 clip (10/11)...Went 8-for-15 attacking without an error for a career-high .533 hitting percentage in three sets against NC State (11/14).
High School: A four-year letterwinner and two-year team captain out of Amador Valley High School...Led Amador Valley to the EBAL Championship and the North Coast Section Championship as a senior in addition to a second round appearance in the NCS Championship...A four-time EBAL First Team All-League selection...Tabbed The Time Player Of The Year, the Tri-Valley Herald East Bay Player Of The Year, the Oakland Tribune Player of the Year and the Cal Hi Sports Volleyball Player Of The Year in 2007...Named EBAL League MVP as a sophomore and senior...Earned Amador Valley High School MVP honors in 2005, 2006 and 2007... Collected Amador Valley's Jan Kuhns Female Athlete of the Year Award...Had 517 kills, a .350 hitting percentage, 60 aces, 261 digs and 31 blocks as a senior...Competed with the Golden Bear 18-1 volleyball club in 2007 and 2008...Also played on the City Beach 15-1 and 16-1 in 2005 and 2006...Selected as the AVHS Player Of The Week at least once every year during high school...Also earned recognition as the Cal-Hi Sports Player Of the Week as a senior...Named High School Sports Focus Scholar-Athlete Of The Year as a senior...Ranked 16th out of 643 students in her class...Earned a spot on the honor roll during all four years of school...Awarded the Helen Vardon Award, which goes to the most outstanding senior student at Amador Valley...Scored fives on the World History, Government, Macro Economics, English, Psychology, Biology and Calculus Advanced Placement exams...Was a first chair oboist in the AVHS Wind Ensemble in 2005, 2006 and 2007...Also played the clarinet and English horn and sings in her church choir...Lettered in both Marching Band and Volleyball during all four years of school.
Personal: Born Sophia Angelina Stenstedt Dunworth on July 6, 1990...Daughter of Peter Dunworth and Emmie Stenstedt...Has two sisters, Allie and Kristina...Majoring in Biology.