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   #18 - Andrea Rich
FSU Volleyball
Ferris State
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Baltimore, Mich.

Position:
Setter

High School:
Anchor Bay

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

Coach Brandel-Wilhelm on Rich: ““Andrea is a quick and agile athlete who has vastly improved her ability to create offense on the court. She’s a confident, competitive, and consistent setter.”

2006 Season (Sophomore): Match-By-Match Statistics A GLIAC All-Academic Team selection . . . Started 18 of 20 matches played in and participated in 76 games . . . Her 595 assists were second best on the squad . . . Set a career match best with 54 assists at Michigan Tech (9/24) and compiled 53 vs. Augustana (S.D.)at Ferris State Invitational (8/26) . . . Posted 29 service aces to rank sixth among the team’s leaders . . . Had career-high five services aces on two occasions – vs. St. Joseph’s (Ind.) in season opener (8/24) and vs. Midwestern State (Texas) at Alamo City Classic (9/2). . . Notched 30 or more assists in eight matches . . . Recorded double figures in digs 13 times, which included a career-high 19 vs. California, Pa. (8/25) along with 17 at Ashland (9/15) . . ..

2005 (Freshman): Saw action in 22 total games . . . Placed third on the team with 92 assists . . . Had 18 assists in the season-opening win over West Virginia State (8/25) . . . Compiled a season-high 23 assists along with nine digs versus Lees-McRae (N.C.) in the Ferris State Holiday Inn Invite (8/26) . . . Totaled 10 assists or more in five different encounters . . . Recorded six digs and six assists against nationally-ranked Central Washington in the Amerihost-Grand Valley State Fall Classic (9/3) . . . Posted 15 assists, four digs and a kill vs. Arkansas Tech (9/3) in the GVSU Fall Classic . . . Notched first career kill against Lees-McRae . . . Also tallied 13 assists and four digs vs. Wheeling Jesuit (W.Va.) in the FSU Invite (8/27).

High School: A 2005 graduate of Anchor Bay High . . . Finished eighth place for Michigan’s 2004-05 Miss Volleyball Award . . . An all-state honoree and Detroit News All-Metro pick . . . Compiled 1,167 assists, 227 digs, 194 aces and 130 kills as a senior . . . Earned honorable mention all-state honors in 2003-04 . . . Three-time Macomb Area Conference All-Academic Team honoree . . . Coached by Terri Szur . . . Three-time (2003-05) all-conference pick . . . Three-time team MVP . . . Received Athletic Achievement Award . . . Honorable mention all-state softball player . . . Basketball team MVP.

Club Team: Played USA Volleyball for the USA Michigan team coached by Dave Schmidlin.

Personal: Daughter of David and Anita Rich . . . Born 9/25/87 in Mt. Clemens, Mich. . . . . . Cousin of former FSU volleyball standout Karla White (2003-06) . . . Prep volleyball teammate of FSU sophomore Kristy Gilchrist . . . Elementary Education major.

What I Like About Ferris State Is: Appearance and the size of the campus
My Favorite Thing About FSU Volleyball Is: Our unity and dedication
My Best Non-Athletic Talent Is: Being with kids

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