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Vesela Zapryanova
Vesela Zapryanova

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sofia, Bulgaria

High School:
Victor Hugo

Height:
5-11

Position:
Outside Hitter

Major:
Business

2011:
Played in 29 of 30 matches, making 18 starts ... Competed in 90 sets on the year ... Tied for fourth on the team with 130 kills ... Recorded 10 digs and three blocks vs. North Carolina (8/26) ... Had eight kills, nine digs and .353 hitting percentage in win over Boston College (8/27) ... Named to Active Ankle Challenge All-Tournament Team ... Eight kills on 20 attacks vs. Alabama A&M (8/30) ... First career double-double vs. Austin Peay (9/3) with 12 kills and 13 digs - both career-highs ... Also hit .455 in APSU match ... Led team with eight digs vs. Oklahoma ... Posted 11 kills on 22 attacks with just one error (.455) in win over Alabama (9/23) ... Matched career-high with 12 kills vs. Kentucky (10/23).

2010:
Played in 17 matches and 38 sets as a redshirt freshman ... First collegiate match came against LSU (Sept. 17) ... Earned one start against Ole Miss (Nov. 14) ... Had two service aces and three attacks in three-set win over Alabama (Oct. 3) ... Recorded a career-best nine digs at Kentucky (Oct. 31) ... Had a season-best three kills on eight attempts in the three-set win over South Carolina (Nov. 5) ... Had six digs in NCAA Second Round match at Nebraska (Dec. 3).

2009:
Earned a redshirt.

High School:
Member of the six-time national high school championship team Victor Hugo ... Named Most Valuable Player during the 2006 national championship tournament ... Played for the "Zvezdi 94" club team that won the 2006 national title ... Team took third at the national meet from 2007-2009

Personal:
Full Name is Vesela Minkova Zapryanova ... Daughter of Simona and Minko ... Both her parents played sports in college ... has a nine-year-old sister.

Year Sets MP Kills KPS E TA Pct. Ast. APS SA SAPS SE Digs DPS RE BS BA TB BPS
2010 38 17 9 0.24 2 36 .194 0 0.00 3 0.08 3 30 0.79 5 0 0 0 0.00
2011 90 29 130 1.44 72 380 .153 11 0.12 9 0.10 33 156 1.73 18 2 20 22 0.24
Totals 128 46 139 1.09 78 416 .156 11 0.09 12 0.09 36 186 1.45 23 2 20 22 0.17