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Heather Hannemann Athlete Profile

#2 Heather Hannemann

Position: Setter Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Alpine, UT Last School: Lone Peak High School


  • Parents are Levaomana David and Lisa Hannemann
  • Has four sisters
  • Sports hero is James Braddock because he didn't give any excuses, worked hard and followed his dreams
  • Non-sports heroes are her parents
  • Started playing volleyball in the ninth grade
  • Also recruited by UNLV, Utah State, Idaho State and Southern Utah
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness

Before BYU


  • Played for Utah Peak Performance under former BYU assistant coach Brooke Huebner and former Cougar standout Lindsy Hartsock
  • Took first place at the Las Vegas Invitational 18s Club Division
  • Earned second place at the Colorado Crossroads 18s Club Division
  • Qualified for Nationals in 2009

High School:

  • Four-year letterwinner at Lone Peak High School under head coach Deanna Meyer
  • Prepvolleyball.com All-American
  • First-team all-state as a senior
  • Named 2008 Deseret News 5A state MVP and Provo Daily Herald Utah Valley Player of the Year
  • Named Region MVP
  • Earned all-tournament honors at the state championships as both a junior and senior while leading her team to a state title both years
  • Helped her team win the region championship in 2007 and tie for the title in 2008
  • Averaged 0.47 service aces, 1.86 digs and 9.36 assists per set as a senior
  • Team captain played libero and back-up setter prior to her senior season
  • Named academic all-region as a sophomore, junior and senior

2009 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 10 matches and 13 sets as a true freshman back-up setter
  • Tallied 37 sets on the season, along with two kills, three service aces, eight digs and two blocks
  • Her best match was at Air Force in the third-to-last match of the season where she tallied all career-highs in only two sets: two kills, hit a perfect 1.000 with two kills and two attempts, 22 assists, six digs and one block.

2010 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded a .308 hitting percentage
  • Tallied the second-most assists on the team with 71
  • Recorded multiple career and season-highs against Wichita State 9/11/10, with two kills, six attempts, eight digs, one solo block, two total blocks and 34 assists
  • Posted a season-high one service aceon two different occasions
  • Tallied two block assists twice during the season for a career and season-high

2011 | Junior Year

  • Started the season strong with the team's first double-double of the season, 27 assists and 15 blocks, a new career-high in blocks, against No. 8 Illinois
  • Had 36 assists and nine digs against UCSB
  • Had a second double-double, with 35 assists and 10 digs against Saint Mary's
  • Recorded 33 assists and four digs against Weber State
  • Posted 26 assists and eight digs against Idaho
  • Had 48 assists, a career high, eight digs and four blocks against Georgia Southern
  • Had 33 assists against Kansas State, helping the Cougars to a win of the Varney's Invitational crown
  • Posted 42 assists and five digs against BYU-Hawaii
  • Recorded 23 assists and five digs against UC Riverside to open the Utah Invitational
  • Earned a third double-double with 44 assists, 17 digs, a career high, and five blocks against Eastern Michigan
  • Recorded her fourth season double-double and second of the tournament with 34 assists and 10 digs against Utah, helping the Cougars secure the invitational title
  • Named to the Utah Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Assisted BYU to win against in-state rival Utah State with 36 assists and nine digs
  • Tied her career high of 48 assists and added six digs in the match against Cal State Fullerton
  • Had 34 assists and seven digs against Cal State Northridge
  • Recorded 27 assists and seven digs in the rematch with Saint Mary's
  • Posted a new career high of 52 assists against Loyola Marymount, adding 12 digs for her fifth double-double of the season
  • Had 20 assists and five digs in the loss to No. 18 San Diego
  • Put up 34 assists and four digs against Santa Clara
  • Recorded 32 assists and six digs in the loss to No. 20 Pepperdine
  • Had 45 assists and five digs against Portland
  • Posted a career-high 54 assists against Gonzaga with two digs and three blocks
  • Recorded 36 assists and eight digs in the rematch against No. 17 Pepperdine
  • Had 36 assists and seven digs in the second match with No. 16 San Diego
  • Posted 41 assists and eight digs in the victory against San Francisco
  • Recorded 29 assists and six digs against Santa Clara in the second round of league play
  • Put up a sixth double-double with 48 assists and 17 digs, tying her career digs record, against Loyola Marymount
  • In the rematch with San Francisco, posted a career-high 55 assists with 12 digs for her seventh double-double of the season
  • Had 33 assists and six digs in the third match with Saint Mary's
  • Put up 45 assists and 10 digs, her eighth double-double, against Gonzaga
  • Recorded 41 assists and four digs in the final match of the season against Portland
  • Totaled 1,127 assists in 2011, 10.53 per set
  • Ranked third on the team in total digs with 233
  • Had 53 blocks and 23 service aces in 2011

2012 | Senior Year


  • Named to the Rice Invitational all-tournament team
  • Had a career-high 57 assists vs. Wichita State and 12 digs for her first double-double of the season
  • Had 46 assists vs. No. 24 Colorado State
  • Had 35 assists vs. No. 14 Tennessee and a season-high 14 digs for her second double-double of the season
  • Recorded 39 assists and nine digs vs. Utah
  • Had 27 assists vs. Bowling Green
  • Recorded her third double-double of the season with 37 assists and 12 digs vs. Portland State
  • Named to BYU Nike Invite all-tournament team
  • No. 7 in Division I volleyball for assists per set with 11.91
  • Had 35 assists vs. Princeton
  • Had 39 assists vs. New Hampshire
  • Had 33 assists vs. George Washington
  • Recorded 43 assists vs. No. 14 Pepperdine
  • Recorded 35 assists vs. Gonzaga
  • Had 55 assists and nine digs vs. San Francisco
  • Had 43 assists and eight digs vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had her fourth double-double with 44 assists and 10 digs vs. LMU
  • Recorded 28 assists and 12 digs vs. Portland, her fifth double-double of the season
  • Tallied 40 assists and 12 digs vs. San Francisco for her sixth double-double of the season
  • Had 37 assists and six digs vs. Saint Mary’s 
  • Had 46 assists and 10 digs vs. SCU, her seventh double-double this season
  • Had 36 assists and eight digs vs. Gonzaga (10/25)
  • Had 40 kills and 11 digs vs. San Diego for her eighth double-double (10/31)
  • Had 35 kills and five blocks vs. Loyola Marymount (11/3)
  • Had 32 assists and seven digs vs. SCU (11/10)
  • Had 51 assists and 13 digs for her ninth double-double vs. Pepperdine (11/15) 
  • Recorded 55 assists and 15 digs for her 10th double-double vs. USD (11/17) 
  • Had 29 assists and 12 digs, her 11th season double-double, vs. UVU (11/20) 
  • Had 28 assists vs. NMSU in the first round of the NCAA tournament 
  • Had 34 assists and 14 digs for her 12th season double-double vs. Oklahoma (12/1) 
  • Recorded 42 assists and 12 digs vs. Oregon in the NCAA Omaha Region semifinals (12/7)
  • Totaled 1,251 assists (11.17 per set) on the season
  • Had 13 double-doubles this season
  • Was second in the WCC for assists per set
  • Named All-WCC Honorable Mention
  • Named All-Pacific Region Honorable Mention
  • Named AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • Finished the season No. 8 in BYU history for career assists with 2,486