Virpi Ollila Athlete Profile

#3 Virpi Ollila

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 1990-1994 Hometown: Lempaala, Finland Last School: Sammon Lukio

At BYU

  • Redshirted the 1990 season
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1990): "Our fourth player from Finland. Already a good hitter with a strong arm and a good blocker. Comes in with more experience than most freshmen."
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1991): "Made significant progress during her redshirt year. A strong hitter and good blocker. Will be a future setarter and excellent player."
  • Saw action in eight games in 1991
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1992): "Had an excellent spring season. Good all-around player, exceptional hitter. Will be a solid player this year and will make a strong contribution to the team."

Summary

  • Received a high school scholarship from the Finnish National Volleyball Association
  • Named the region's best volleyball player in 1989
  • International experience on the Finnish Junior National Team

Stats

Year GP K E A Pct. SA BS BA TB Dig Ast.
1991 8 14 10 46 .087 1 0 1 1 13 0
1992 17 47 30 131 .130 6 2 8 10 55 5
1993 48 122 73 354 .138 13 0 15 15 107 11