Sherrill helped the Falcons' close out the season with a pair of Mountain West wins.
The sophomore paced the team with 13 kills and a career-best .545 average.
The recruiting class earned High Honorable Mention distinction from PrepVolleyball.com.
JUNIOR YEAR | 2014: Received the program’s inaugural Amy Svoboda Award...saw action in all 121 sets...was in the starting rotation for 20 matches...ranked second on the team with 337 kills...matched career-high with 19 kills against Wyoming...recorded at least 10 kills in 16 additional matches and added nine in another six...led the team in kills during seven matches...moved into ninth on the program’s Division I career list with 841 total kills...recorded a season-best .524 average against California, collecting 12 kills on 21 attempts with just one error...hit over .400 in two additional contests (.448 vs Houston Baptist, .444 vs Winthrop)...recorded 46 total blocks, including eight solo stops...collected a season-high four blocks (all assisted) against Wyoming...accounted for 93 digs on the year...earned a career-best 11 digs at Wyoming...recorded a career-high two service aces at ninth-ranked Colorado State...tallied seven assists on the year, highlighted by a career-best two at UNLV...team captain.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013: Earned the team’s Most Improved Award...saw action in 119 of 120 sets...was a member of the starting rotation 10 times...ranked second on the team with 332 kills, including 232 in conference action...accounted for a team-high 19 kills at Fresno State...recorded 18 kills in the Falcons’ upset of Long Beach State...led the team in kills during 11 matches...accounted for double-digit kill totals in 19 contests...recorded at least 15 kills in road matches at Fresno State (19) and San Jose State (15), during home contests against San Jose State (17) and Boise State (16) and at a neutral contest against Long Beach State (18)...hit a career-best .545 against Nevada, recording 13 kills on 22 swings (one error)...hit over .400 during three additional contests (.500 vs San Jose State, .448 at San Jose State, .412 at Boise State)...accounted for 25 total blocks, including five solo stops...added 50 digs, five assists and two service aces...named the Air Force Athlete of the Week twice (Oct. 28, Dec. 2).
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012: Received the team’s Coaches’ Award…saw action in 78 sets…was in the starting rotation for four matches…tallied 172 kills, which was ranked fourth on the team…recorded a career-best 18 kills against Denver…that total was the squad’s third-highest single-match performance of the season…also tallied double-digit kills against Colorado (15), UNLV (13), Washington State (11), Boise State (10) and during both matches with Nevada (11 each)…added 23 total blocks, including two solo stops (against San Diego State, at Wyoming)…recorded a career-best five assisted blocks against Colorado…recorded only service ace of the season in that match…hit a season-best .462 average against Army, collecting seven kills on 13 attempts with just one error…also led the team in hitting against Boise State (.261) and UNLV (.200)…collected 39 digs, highlighted by a six-dig output at Boise State…added three assists, with one helper each against Norfolk State, San Diego State and Wyoming.
HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Colorado Academy...coached by Guy Garcia…four-year letterwinner…four-year starter on the varsity team…served as captain during final two seasons…received the team’s Most Outstanding Player award twice…named the Metro League Senior of the Year…set school records for career kills and career aces…three-time all-conference first-team selection…earned all 50 possible votes as a junior…named all-conference second-team as a freshman...earned first-team all-state honors as a senior…named to the all-state 3A team as a junior…earned all-Colorado honors as a sophomore from the Denver Post and Max Preps…led the team in aces as a freshman…led the team in kills as a junior…member of the squad that won the Metro League title during junior and senior seasons…led team during season year to district and regional titles…that team went 25-0 through regionals and finished the season with a 27-2 record…earned Player of the Week honors from Max Prep and the Denver Post…recipient of the Simms Athletic Award…named to the honor roll during 10 of 12 trimesters…took 12 honor classes…had a poem published in the national high school poem book…member of the National Young Leaders State Conference (NYLSC)…competed at the club level for Colorado Volleyball Association (2011-12, coached by Michelle Buckner), Colorado Performance Volleyball Club (2008-11, coached by Kirk Rowland and Gavin Markovits) and Front Range Volleyball Club (2006-08, coached by Jen Pokraka and Erin Glass)…served as a team captain during four years (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011)…member of the Colorado Performance team that won the Colorado Crossroads National Qualifier in 2010…member of three teams that qualified to the Junior Olympics.
PERSONAL: Full name is Mary Margaret Sherrill…goes by Maggie…daughter of Bob and Taf Sherrill…is an only child…majoring in management…earning a minor in Spanish…future plans include becoming a helicopter pilot...served as Element Leader and Group 2 Public Affairs NCO during junior year...also served as Squadron Commander for the Cobras during 2015 Basic Cadet Training and received the first BCT Outstanding Squadron Commander award...named to the Commandant’s List for excellence in military performance…hobbies include skiing and being in the mountains...took leave, worked BCT and completed the powered flight program over the summer…greatest personal moment in sports was leading high school team to the state finals as a senior...grandfather, Col Kenneth T. McFall, served in the Army during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam…member of Cadet Squadron 12.