1997: Played in all 30 matches, starting most of them as a middle blocker...Named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten...Won the team's Jimmy Seyler Award for having the highest hitting percentage on the squad, .326, which was the sixth best in the Big Ten...Hit a career high .714 (6-1-7) vs. Delaware, Aug. 29...Led the team and was eighth in the conference in total blocks (1.20 per game)...Had a career-high 20 kills and hit .471 with six blocks versus Penn State, Nov. 1...Over her last 10 Big Ten matches of the season, she averaged 14.5 kills per game and hit .376...Had 14 double-digit kill nights...In conference matches, she hit a combined .332, which ranked sixth in the league.
1996: Played in all 28 matches as a middle blocker, starting the majority of games in the back row...Led the team with 123 total blocks on the season...Team-high 103 block assists...Hit a team-season high .679, with a season-high 20 kills vs. Purdue, Oct. 11...Had six double-digit kill nights, including four of the last five matches...Recorded 10 block assists versus Wisconsin, Oct. 4...Second on the team in season hitting percentage (.264).
High School: Was named all-state and All-North Central Conference in 1994 and 1995...Recorded 926 kills and 316 blocks during her high school career...A four-year letterwinner in basketball and volleyball...Gatorade's Indiana Player of the Year and Midwest Player of the Year in 1996...1996 USVBA All-American...Helped her club team win the USVBA Junior National 16 and under title in 1994.
Personal: Parents are Russell and Darlene Kilgore and Brad Sorrell...Has coached volleyball for kids 16 and under...Lists her cousin, Stacy, and her club coach, Jim Craig, as the two people who greatly influenced her as an athlete...Majoring in sports management.
Sorrell's Top Performances
Kills: 20 vs. Purdue (10/11/96) vs. Penn State (11/1/97) Errors: 8 on two occasions Attempts: 35 on several occasions Att. %: .714 (6-1-7) vs. Delaware (8/29/97) Assists: 4 vs. Penn State (11/1/97) Aces: 4 on several occasions Service Errors: 5 vs. Wisconsin (10/16/98) vs. Ohio State (10/29/98) Digs: 16 on several occasions Solo Blocks: 5 vs. Indiana (11/6/98) Block Assists: 10 vs. Wisconsin (10/4/96) Total Blocks: 10 vs. Wisconsin (10/4/96)
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