Raquel Rosas
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Raquel  Rosas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Westminster, Calif.

High School:
Marina

Height:
6-0

Position:
MB

Club Team:
Team Complete Athlete

06/28/2012

Air Force Adds 11 to Volleyball Team

The recruiting class earned High Honorable Mention distinction from PrepVolleyball.com.

JUNIOR YEAR | 2014: Saw action in 102 sets...was in the starting lineup for 26 matches...ranked second on the team with 79 total blocks...recorded 68 assisted stops, which was ranked fourth on the program’s Division I single-season list...matched career-high with eight assisted blocks at Wyoming...accounted for 11 solo blocks...posted a pair of solo stops during two matches...accounted for at least five total blocks against Wyoming (eight), Fresno State (six), Weber State (five) and San Jose State (five)...moved into eighth on the Academy’s DI career list for assisted blocks (148) and total blocks (165)...recorded 178 kills...accounted for a career-best 15 against California...also posted double-digit kill totals against San Jose State (12), Rutgers (11), Texas Tech (11) and Saint Louis (10)...hit at a season-best .667 clip against Rutgers, tallying 11 kills on 15 attempts with just one error...also reached the .600 mark against Marist (6k-0e-19a), while hitting at least .500 in two additional matches...added 56 digs, 15 service aces and nine assists...posted a career-high six digs at Utah State and a personal-best four aces against Omaha.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013: Played in 88 sets...was in the starting rotation for 19 matches...accounted for 100 total kills, highlighted by a season-high nine scores against New Mexico...tallied at least five kills in nine additional contests...recorded 57 total blocks, including three solo stops...recorded a pair of individual blocks against San Diego State...that tally matched a career high...posted a personal-best eight assisted blocks against Utah Valley...added 19 digs and seven assists...accounted for a career-high four digs in the win over Wyoming...opened the season with a personal-best two assists at Denver.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012: Saw action in 43 sets…was in the starting rotation for 10 matches…one of three freshmen to open the season in the starting lineup…hit a team-leading clip of .769 at Nevada, connecting on 10 of 13 attempts with no errors…that kill total was a career high…tallied at least one kill in 14 of 16 matches played…recorded 29 total blocks, including three solo stops…tallied three blocks (two solo, one assisted) in collegiate debut at Rice…added other solo block at home against Colorado State…recorded a career-best four assisted blocks against Wyoming…recorded eight digs, highlighted by a two-dig output against Colorado…added one assist (at Nevada) and one ace (at Colorado State).

HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Marina High School…coached by Kilisi Vailuu…lettered four years in volleyball…selected to the all-tournament team at the Las Vegas Invitational…named to the Larry Doyle Athletic Hall of Fame for volleyball…selected as the MHS Athlete of the Month (October)…received the team’s MVP award in 2010…also claimed first-team all-league honors as a junior…earned the team’s Freshman of the Year award in 2008…also lettered three years in track…named Freshman of the Year…member of the 4x100-meter relay team that set the school record…lettered one year in soccer…earned Freshman of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in 2009…received Scholar-Athlete distinction for six semesters…graduated as a scholar with distinction…competed at the club level for TCA…coached by Steve Aird…competed in a friendly match against the Spanish Junior National Team…“even though we lost, it was an incredible experience”…member of teams that competed at the Junior Olympics for four years.

PERSONAL: Full name is Raquel Renee Rosas…nickname is Rockie…daughter of Rocky and Sandra Rosas…has three younger siblings: Regina, Rocky and Reese…majoring in behavioral science…earning a minor in Portuguese...future career plans include becoming an intelligence officer...serving as Element Leader and Academics NCO…hobbies include drawing and hiking...member of Cadet Squadron 36.

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