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  Chelsey Sandberg
Chelsey Sandberg

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Jordan, Utah

High School:
Copper Hills HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB

Birthdate:
11/19/1987

Experience:
3L

Sandberg Notes: Stepped into team leadership role during spring practice ... showed tremendous determination and dedication to the team after playing through ankle injury in the last four matches of last season ... was the most improved player on the team in 2006 and 2007 ... became a starter in 2007 during the second half of the year ... versatile athlete who can play in the middle and on the right side.

2008: Made 20 starts and appeared in 29 matches and 91 sets ... presented with the Coaches Award ... third on the team and seventh in the Mountain West Conference with 1.14 blocks per set ... averaged 1.35 kills per set, which ranked sixth on the squad ... registered 1.43 kills and 1.36 blocks on a .251 hitting percentage during conference matches ... tied career high with 11 blocks in three-set win at BYU (10/17), the fourth-highest single-match mark in the conference all season ... led or tied for team lead in blocks in six matches ... recorded a pair of seven-block matches against San Diego State (0-7) and New Mexico (1-6) ... posted a career-high .857 hitting percentage against Santa Clara (8/31) with six kills on seven swings and no errors ... tallied eight kills on 17 attempts (.353) against TCU (11/2) ... ... hit for seven kills on 14 attempts for a .429 hitting percentage in Utah's NCAA Tournament First Round victory over Furman (12/5) ... matched career-high mark with five digs and also had seven blocks against San Diego State (10/11) ... came through with a season-high nine kills on 22 swings in addition to four digs at UNLV (11/8) ... served career-high two aces in season opener against Utah Valley (8/28).

2007: Played in 94 games this season, starting in 22 matches ... saw increased playing time throughout the season, becoming a significant force in the middle ... second on the team and eighth in the MWC with 1.18 blocks per game ... ... recorded three kills, four blocks and a dig at UNLV (9/15) ... recorded seven kills, four digs and four assists vs. Weber State (9/25) ... tallied five kills and four blocks against Air Force (9/28) ... had six blocks vs. Wyoming (9/29) ... recorded 10 kills on .562 hitting against New Mexico (10/5) ... had seven kills with four blocks vs. TCU (10/6) ... tallied seven blocks against BYU (10/12) ... recorded five blocks at Colorado State (10/20) ... had six blocks at Utah Valley (10/23) ... tallied nine kills on .571 hitting against Air Force (10/27) ... recorded seven kills with a team-best 11 blocks and five digs at New Mexico (11/3) ... led the team with six blocks, including five digs vs. BYU (11/9) ... had seven kills and four blocks vs. UNLV (11/16) ... tied career-best with .571 hitting percentage (4-0-7) against TCU in MWC Tournament (11/23) ... five kills and a team-high nine blocks vs. UNLV in MWC title match (11/24).

2006: Appeared in 14 matches and 20 games ... averaged 0.80 kills, 1.00 blocks, 0.15 digs ... hit .116 ... posted three kills against UVSC (10/10) and Air Force (10/16) ... tallied three two-kill matches ... came off the bench to lead Utah with eight blocks against UVSC ... had four blocks against Air Force (9/16) ... three blocks against New Mexico (10/6) ... saw action in MWC Tournament match against New Mexico (11/23), netting the match-ending kill ... tallied a pair of aces at Idaho State (10/3).

High School/Club: Lettered in volleyball, basketball and softball at Copper Hills ... honorable mention all state and first team all-region in volleyball as a senior ... two-time volleyball team MVP (2003, `05) and CHHS Female Athlete of the Year (2006) ... second team all-region in basketball in 2005 and team MVP senior year ... Club Utah volleyball team finished first in the 2006 regional tournament while the Players Club volleyball team finished fifth at the National Junior Olympics in 2005.

Personal: Majoring in speech communication ... born Nov. 19, 1987 ... parents are Mark and Lorrie Sandberg ... full name is Chelsey Elaine Sandberg.

Career Highs
Kills	         10 vs. New Mexico (10/5/07)
Hitting Pct.	 .857 vs. Santa Clara (8/31/08)
Assists	         4 vs. Weber State (9/25/07)
Digs	         5, twice
Blocks	         11, twice
Service Aces	 2 vs. Idaho State (10/3/06)

Career Statistics

Season	SP-MP	K	K/S	E	TA	Pct.	A	A/S	SA	SA/S	SE
2006    20-14	16	0.80	11	43	.116	1	0.05	2	0.10	4
2007	94-30	105	1.12	60	294	.153	19	0.20	0	0.00	0
2008	91-29  	123  	1.35  	54  	316  	 .218  	21  	0.23  	1  	0.01  	0
TOTAL	205-73  244  	1.19  	125  	653  	 .182  	41  	0.20  	3  	0.01  	4

Season DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE 2006 3 0.15 0 0 20 20 1.00 2 1 2007 40 0.43 0 5 106 111 1.18 12 6 2008 35 0.38 0 5 99 104 1.14 2 3 TOTAL 78 0.38 0 10 225 235 1.15 16 10


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