Andrea Petrilli Athlete Profile

#15 Andrea Petrilli

Andrea Petrilli
Positions: Setter, Defensive Specialist Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 1995-1998 Hometown: Livermore, CA Last School: Granada High School

Personal

Daughter of Donald and Jean Petrilli ... has two brothers and two sisters - sister Monica plays volleyball for University of Nevada ... her hobbies include outdoor activities, roller blading, biking, camping, going to the beach, taking pictures, drawing, singing and dancing ... favorite movie is "Last of the Mohicans" ... got started playing volleyball because she was born into a volleyball family and immediately loved the sport ... her biggest sports thrill was playing in the 1991 Junior Olympic Finals ... she thinks the best part of the game are instincts and court sense ... majoring in psychology ... hails from Livermore, Calif.

Before BYU

CLUB: Helped her Bay/Central Coast Club to a second place finish in the 1991 Junior Olympics and a fourth place finish in the Davis Festival in 1992.
HIGH SCHOOL: 1994 Granada High School MVP and Sportsmanship Award winner ... four-year All-East Bay Athletic League ... 1994 Valley Times prep volleyball Player of the Year and Tri-Valley Herald Athlete of the Year ... first volleyball player to receive All-EBAL honors for four year ... led team to EBAL championship from 1991-1994 and to the NCS championship from 1991-1993 ... 1991 All-State ... team placed second in State Division III in 1991, third in 1993, and tied for fifth in 1992 and 1994 ... recorded 337 assists, 120 digs, and 114 aces as a senior ... also lettered in soccer and swimming.

Stats

CAREER MATCH HIGHS:
Aces: 5 vs. New Mexico St., 9/2/95
Assists: 40 vs. Nebraska, 8/30/96
Digs: 24 vs. Nebraska, 8/30/96
YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
Year GP K E A Pct. Ast. SA BS BA TB BE Dig
1995 104 6 3 32 .094 365 26 0 2 2 4 167
1996 122 4 5 25 -.040 127 30 0 1 1 2 246
1997 111 2 6 26 -.154 15 31 0 0 0 0 262
1998 113 1 9 26 -.308 30 24 0 0 0 0 240
Total 450 13 23 109 -.092 111 537 0 3 3 6 915



1995 | Freshman Year

Played in all 30 Cougar matches, first as a defensive specialist and then as the second setter in the 6-2 offense BYU inserted early in the WAC season ... averaged 3.41 assists per game and 1.56 digs per game ... recorded 365 assists in 65 games as a three-rotation setter for an average of 5.62 assists per game when she was playing setter ... had personal bests of 34 assists and 12 digs.

1996 | Sophomore Year

Played in 34 Cougar matches, missing only one game ... started the year as a setter in a 6-2 offense and moved to defensive specialist when the Cougars went back to the 5-1 ... hit career high 40 assists and 24 digs in the season opener against defending national champion Nebraska in New Mexico ... recorded double figure digs five times and averaged 2.02 digs per game, despite playing only half the rotations ... named WAC Mountain Division Defensive Specialist of the Year.

1997 | Junior Year

Started every match as a defensive specialist...averaged 2.36 digs per game and third on the team in aces with 0.28 per game...season best of 15 digs and three aces...WAC Mountain Division Defensive Specialist of the Year and All-WAC Tournament Team as defensive specialist.

1998 | Senior Year

Played in all 35 matches for the Cougars and played in 113 of the 115 games ... finished the season with 240 digs and 915 for her career which is sixth on the all-time list for BYU players ... had a season-high 14 digs against Hawai`i, Oct. 10 ... recorded 10 or more digs seven times ... she was tied for third on the team with 24 service aces on the season ... she finished her career by playing in all 134 matches that BYU had from her freshman year to her senior year.