Penn State swept Missouri to head to the NCAA Championship Regional Final on Saturday at 8 p.m.
2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Big Ten All-Freshman Team … Academic All-Big Ten Honoree … Started in all 34 matches, playing in every set at middle blocker… Posted 201 kills, 121 blocks, 19 digs and 11 assists in 2016 … Logged six kills on .667 hitting with three blocks in her collegiate debut against West Virginia (8/26) ... Recorded her first double-figure kill outing, posting 14 kills at Colorado (9/3), while also tallying five blocks, including two solo stuffs ... Led the team with a career-high eight total blocks against No. 9 Stanford (9/4) ... Notched eight kills on .545 hitting vs. Siena (9/9)...Matched her season-high record with eight blocks including two solo stuffs against Hofstra (9/10)...Tallied seven digs and four kills against Syracuse (9/11)...Posted five kills and two blocks vs. Howard (9/17)... Charted four kills on .800 hitting with a pair of blocks at Rutgers (9/21) ... Logged eight kills and four blocks at Northwestern (9/25)...Registered six kills, two blocks and one assist vs. No. 18 Michigan State (9/30)...Finished second on the team posting nine kills and five blocks against No. 22 Michigan (10/1)...Posted her second double-figure kill outing with 11 kills vs. Rutgers (10/8) to go along with three blocks...Led the blocking unit with three kills and posted four blocks and a dig against No. 22 Purdue...Tallied seven kills on .667 hitting and posted two blocks vs. Indiana (10/15)...Led the blocking unit with six blocks including three solo stuffs against No. 19 Ohio State (10/19)...Notched nine kills, two digs and two blocks vs. No. 16 Michigan (10/22)....Charted seven kills against No. 3 Minnesota (10/29)...Led the defense posting seven blocks to go along with nine kills and two digs vs. No. 1 Nebraska (11/4)...Posted five kills and three blocks against Iowa (11/5)...Notched seven kills and two blocks vs. Maryland (11/11)...Put down four kills and three blocks including one solo stuff against Ohio State (11/12)... Recorded 11 kills and five blocks against No. 1 Nebraska (11/16)...Logged six kills and three blocks vs. Northwestern (11/25)...Charted five kills on eight errorless swings against LIU Brooklyn (12/2)...Tallied eight kills and five blocks vs. Pitt (12/3) … Posted three kills and three blocks in the round of 16 match against Nebraska (12/9). 2015 (Freshman): Did not play in any matches.
High School Attended Abbey Park High School … Helped Abbey Park win the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Association AAA volleyball championship … Led the team to an undefeated season as well as the Halton Tier I and Golden Horseshoe Athletic Conference AAA titles … Played club volleyball with Toronto’s Leaside, where she earned Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA) U17 All-Star honors in 2013-14 and Preseason Humber Tournament All-Star honors in 2014.
Personal Born Victoria Leigh McGregor Gorrell on March 11, 1997 in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada) ... Parents are Suzanne and Miles Gorrell ... Has one older sister, Veronica ... Majoring in recreation, park and tourism management ... Names "Scooby Doo" as favorite TV show, "The Notebook" as favorite book ... "Titanic" as favorite movie ... Blake Lively as favorite actress ... Calgary styled beef as favorite food and paddle boarding as favorite hobby.