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22 Bella Almanza
22 Bella Almanza
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Position: Setter/Outside Hitter

Career Highs
Kills: 10, vs. Boston College, Sept. 13, 2018
Attacks: 25, vs. Central Connecticut State, Sept. 7, 2018
Attack pct: .400, vs. Boston College, Sept. 13, 2018 (10-2-20)
Assists: 49, at Brown, Oct. 12, 2018
Serve aces:
 3, twice
Digs:
 14, twice
Blocks: 7, at Brown, Oct. 12, 2018
Block solo: 1, three times
Block assist: 7, at Brown, Oct. 12, 2018

2018 (Freshman)
Appeared and started in 21 matches … Led the team in assists per set (7.87) … Added 40 assists and 11 digs for her fifth double-double … Notched 36 assists, seven digs and five blocks against Cornell on Oct. 27 … Recorded 45 assists and five blocks against Dartmouth on Oct. 19 … Posted a double-double vs. Yale on Oct. 13 with 31 assists and 10 digs … Set a season-high 49 assists and 14 digs at Brown on Oct. 12 … Registered 41 assists and four digs against Princeton on Oct. 6 … Tallied 34 assists and four digs against Penn on Oct. 5 … Recorded 27 assists, five digs and four blocks at Columbia on Sept. 29 … Added a season-best 43 assists and 10 digs at Dartmouth on Sept. 21 … Posted a double-double vs. Boston College on Sept. 13 with 10 kills and 36 assists … Contributed 30 assists and seven kills against Central Connecticut State on Sept. 7 … Added 32 assists, four blocks and six digs at Eastern Michigan on Sept. 2 … Made collegiate debut against Cleveland State on Sept. 1, tallying first career double-double with 39 assists and 14 digs.

Before Harvard
Four-year letterwinner in volleyball, one-year in basketball at St. Stephen’s … Elected captain for the 2017 and 2018 seasons … Four-time qualifier for SPC Tournament (2014-17) … SPC volleyball champion (2014) … Received All-SPC first team honors (2015-17) … Named MVP at St. Mary’s Hall Volleyball Invitational (2017) … Received fourth-team High School Academic All-American team honors (2017) … Played for Austin Junior Volleyball club team … Five-time qualifier for Girls USA Junior National Volleyball Championship, finishing as silver medalist in 2017 … Volunteered for Play for the Cure and Haiti Club … Grandfather, Albert, played basketball at UT-Austin, was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA and was a member of the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Men’s Basketball team … Father, Boone, played basketball at Houston Baptist … Mother, Erin, played basketball at the University of Loyola Chicago … Brother, Albert, plays basketball at Sam Houston State … Sister, Madalena, plays club volleyball at the University of Texas.

Recent Games
Oct 26 Columbia W, 3-0
Oct 27 Cornell L, 3-1
Nov 2 Yale L, 3-0
Nov 3 Brown L, 3-2
Nov 9 at Princeton L, 3-0
Nov 10 at Penn W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 21 12
Sets 82 45
Kills 58 20
Kills per set 0.71 0.44
Errors 35 13
Total Attacks 196 85
Hitting Percentage .117 .082
Assists 645 422
Assists per set 7.87 9.38
Service Aces 24 15
Service Errors 38 14
Service Aces per set 0.29 0.33
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 147 87
Digs per set 1.79 1.93
Block Solo 3 2
Block Assist 55 40
Block Total 58 42
Blocks per set 0.71 0.93
Block Errors 14 8
Ball Handling Errors 14 8
Points 112.5 57.0
Points per set 1.4 1.3
Matches started 21 12
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 vs. Cleveland St. L, 3-2 1 5 3 1 7 .286 39 2 3 0 14 0 4 2 4 1 7.0
Sep 1 at No. 23 Michigan L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 3 .333 14 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Sep 2 at Eastern Michigan L, 3-1 1 4 3 0 10 .300 32 0 1 0 6 0 4 2 4 0 5.0
Sep 7 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 3-2 1 5 7 3 25 .160 30 1 6 0 6 1 1 1 2 1 9.5
Sep 8 vs. Michigan State L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 6 -.167 11 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Sep 8 at Fairfield W, 3-1 1 4 3 4 8 -.125 21 2 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 13 Boston College W, 3-2 1 5 10 2 20 .400 36 2 2 0 6 0 2 0 2 1 13.0
Sep 14 at Northeastern W, 3-1 1 4 4 6 16 -.125 25 0 3 0 8 0 1 1 1 1 4.5
Sep 15 UMass Lowell W, 3-1 1 4 5 3 16 .125 15 0 3 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 21 at Dartmouth L, 3-2 1 5 3 1 9 .222 43 1 2 0 10 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Sep 28 at Cornell L, 3-1 1 4 0 2 5 -.400 19 1 2 0 4 0 2 0 2 1 2.0
Sep 29 at Columbia L, 3-1 1 4 2 2 8 .000 27 1 3 0 5 0 4 3 4 0 5.0
Oct 5 Penn W, 3-0 1 3 0 2 6 -.333 34 3 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 4.0
Oct 6 Princeton W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 6 .167 41 0 1 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 2.5
Oct 12 at Brown W, 3-2 1 5 2 1 7 .143 49 3 1 0 14 0 7 1 7 0 8.5
Oct 13 at Yale L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 6 .333 31 0 0 0 10 0 4 0 4 2 5.0
Oct 19 Dartmouth W, 3-1 1 4 4 2 16 .125 45 1 3 0 5 0 5 1 5 4 7.5
Oct 26 Columbia W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 2 .500 29 2 1 0 9 0 1 1 1 1 3.5
Oct 27 Cornell L, 3-1 1 4 1 1 8 .000 36 2 0 0 7 0 5 2 5 0 5.5
Nov 2 Yale L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Brown L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Princeton L, 3-0 1 3 1 1 5 .000 28 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 2.5
Nov 10 at Penn W, 3-1 1 4 2 0 7 .286 40 1 0 0 11 0 5 0 5 0 5.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2018-19 21 82 58 0.71 35 196 .117 645 7.87 24 0.29 147 1.79 3 55 58 0.71 112.5 1.4
Total 21 82 58 0.71 35 196 .117 645 7.87 24 0.29 147 1.79 3 55 58 0.71 112.5 1.4
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 21 82 58 0.71 35 196 .117 645 7.87 24 0.29 147 1.79 3 55 58 0.71 112.5 1.4
Conference 12 45 20 0.44 13 85 .082 422 9.38 15 0.33 87 1.93 2 40 42 0.93 57.0 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 26 22 0.85 10 74 .162 236 9.08 10 0.38 40 1.54 2 16 18 0.69 42.0 1.6
Away 11 43 24 0.56 18 84 .071 329 7.65 10 0.23 84 1.95 0 33 33 0.77 50.5 1.2
Neutral 3 13 12 0.92 7 38 .132 80 6.15 4 0.31 23 1.77 1 6 7 0.54 20.0 1.5
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Wins 11 44 39 0.89 23 129 .124 365 8.30 15 0.34 77 1.75 3 25 28 0.64 69.5 1.6
Losses 10 38 19 0.50 12 67 .104 280 7.37 9 0.24 70 1.84 0 30 30 0.79 43.0 1.1
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September 12 50 43 0.86 27 133 .120 312 6.24 12 0.24 79 1.58 1 24 25 0.50 68.0 1.4
October 7 25 12 0.48 7 51 .098 265 10.60 11 0.44 53 2.12 2 23 25 1.00 36.5 1.5
November 2 7 3 0.43 1 12 .167 68 9.71 1 0.14 15 2.14 0 8 8 1.14 8.0 1.1
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