#13 Annie Friesen | Middle
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
Previous School: Trinity
Friesen appeared in 30 of 32 matches, seeing action in 85 sets ... totaled 125 kills (.272 hitting percentage) and 60 blocks in the middle ... notched a season high 15 kills at College of Saint Mary on Oct. 2 ... needed only 17 swings to rack up 11 kills in a win over Briar Cliff on Oct. 24 ... posted nine kills on 13 attempts in a victory over Dakota Wesleyan on Nov. 1 ... recorded a season high six blocks at Bellevue on Oct. 28 ... contributed five blocks on two occasions.
Prepped at Trinity Academy for head coach Marie Goscha … lettered and started for three years at the varsity level … senior honors included first team all-state, first team all-league, 4A state all-tournament, Kansas all-star and KVA first team all-academic … as a junior, set the school all-time blocks record and earned first team all-league … named second team all-league as a sophomore … received all-tournament honors a total of nine times as a varsity performer … led the Knights to a combined three-year record of 105-21 with one league title and one state runner-up finish … finished career with 732 kills, 252 blocks, 161 aces and a .416 hitting percentage … graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 cumulative GPA … placed on the Headmaster’s list in every semester.
Born in Wichita, Kan., on Sept. 14, 1995 … daughter of Orin and Bekki Friesen … has two older brothers, Josh and Jesse … enjoys music, playing the drums in a band, reading books and watching movies.