Player - Rachael Adams - FIVB Volleyball Nations League 2018
Rachael Adams

Rachael Adams

Club
Pro Victoria Pallavolo
Nationality
United States
Birth Date
03/06/1990
Birth Place
Ohio, USA
Height
188 cm
Weight
79 kg

 Name: Rachael Adams

Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Middle
Height: 6-2
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati, Ohio)
College: University of Texas, Advertising
Olympic Experience
    2016 Olympic Games (Bronze Medal)
World Championship Experience
    2014 FIVB World Championship (Gold)
MOST NOTABLEMAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 
2017 - USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil ... FIVB World Grand Champions Cup (Bronze)
2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver)...Olympic Games (Bronze).
2015 - Pan American Games (Gold)...NORCECA Championship (Gold).
2014 - Montreux Volley Masters (Silver - Best Server)...USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Round)...FIVB World Championship (Gold)
2013 – Pan American Cup (Gold)...USA Volleyball Cup vs. Japan...FIVB World Grand Prix (6th)DID YOU KNOW
    Named Best Server of Montreux Volley Masters after registering a 0.73 ace average (11 aces in 15 sets)Helped Hoosier Exterminators win the first-ever Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Championship in 2012Led USA A2 Blue Team to the gold medal at the USA Volleyball Open National Championship in 2010Member of 2007 U.S. Girls' Youth National Team that competed in FIVB Girls' U18 World ChampionshipWas a member of U.S. Girls’ Youth National Volleyball Team that won the 2006 NORCECA Girls’ Youth Continental ChampionshipMajored in Advertising at The University of Texas at AustinAt University of Texas, was named AVCA All-America First Team (2010 & 2011) after holding a .388 hitting efficiency to rank 13th in the NCAA Division I (2011) and ranking No. 1 in NCAA for hitting efficiency (.443) in 2010.Appeared in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" feature in the magazine's Nov. 26, 2007 issue.Started playing youth volleyball in in 2004 and played for Team Z before heading to University of TexasParents are Robin Mealy-Adams and Richard AdamsFather was drafted in the fourth round of the 1978 NBA draft by the San Antonio Spurs after a four-year career at University of Illinois (1974-78)
Rachael Adams' Favorites
Food: All food ... Book: Self-Improvement Books ... Music Types: All music except Rock & Roll and Country ... Musical Group India Arie and John Legend.Hobbies and Interests: Being creativeMost Admired Person: Oprah Winfrey because "she lives an aware and conscious life."Happiest Moment in Life: "Each day waking up."Interesting Note on Rachael Adams:
Finding volleyball was an accident in high school. She went to read a book at her best friend's incoming freshman volleyball camp and they asked me if I wanted to join.

Career

  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (8) - W.C. (25) - Other (101)
  • Current Club Pro Victoria Pallavolo
  • Spike 318
  • Block 307
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