Madge Ferreira Athlete Profile

#20 Madge Ferreira

Positions: Outside Hitter, Defensive Specialist Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 1980-1983 Hometown: Brasilia, Brazil



All-America

  • 1983 Volleyball Monthly Honorable Mention

At BYU

  • Majored in computer science
  • From coach Elaine Michaelis: "She is a strong outside hitter and experienced defensive specialist. Her assortment of offensive shots strengthens the Cougar offense."
  • 1980 conference stats: 4 aces, 52 kills, 7 assists, 14 saves
  • Three-time all-conference
  • Co-captain of 1982 team
  • Named to the all-tournament team of the 1982 BYU Preview Invitational
  • Cougar Club's Crowd Pleaser for 1982
  • Held school recod for most kills in a match (30 vs. New Mexico State, 1982), service attempts in a match (48 vs. Cal, 1982), season aces (44, 1982), season service attempts (680, 1982), career kills (724) and career service attempts (861)
  • 1982 stats: 450 kills, .290 hitting percentage, 44 service aces, 163 digs
  • All-American candidate for 1983

Before BYU

  • Played in national competition from 1975 to 1979, and in 1977 her Brazilian club won the national championships
  • Named most intelligent player at Brazil national championships