w-volley Anastasia Collins Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

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Anastasia Collins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jeffersonville, Pa.

High School:
Villa Maria Academy

Height:
5-11

Position:
Right-Side Hitter

Birthdate:
05/12/1988


2007 (Sophomore): Played in and started 32 matches as a right-side hitter for Loyola... Played in 119 games... Fourth on the team with 250 kills and 299 digs... Second with 43 service aces and third with 92 total blocks... Averaged 2.10 kills, 2.51 digs and 0.77 blocks per game... After playing only in the back row during her first year at Loyola, Collins broke out in the Greyhounds first match of 2007, recording 14 kills, five aces and three blocks against Campbell (8/24)... Her .323 hitting percentage was her best of the season... Followed that performance a day later with the first double-double of her collegiate career with 14 kills and 13 digs against North Carolina State (8/25)... Had a season-high 16 kills in a five-game match against Fairfield (10/7)... Recorded two 13-kill matches on the same day at the La Salle Invitational, posting the number against Saint Peter's (9/1) and versus the host Explorers (9/1)... Pulled up a season-high 21 digs against Towson (9/4)... Had two matches with 16 digs, against Fairfield (10/7) and Lafayette (8/31)... Posted double-doubles in both matches of Loyola's Buffalo roadtrip, putting away 11 kills and recording 15 digs against Niagara (9/15) and notching 10 kills and 13 digs at Canisius (9/16)... Top non-middle blocker on the team... Recorded six block assists against Iona (11/11) as Loyola had 14 total blocks as a team... Also had six blocks against Navy (10/2), the Greyhounds' top blocking performance of the season with 18... Helped lock with six blocks against both Canisius (10/27) and Niagara (10/28).

2006 (Freshman): Played in 19 matches... appeared in 64 games... recorded season-high 16 digs against Canisius... had 12 digs against Niagara and 11 against Manhattan.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Villa Maria Academy ... helped team to state championship in 2002 ... won two district titles and finished second in district twice ... named as Most Improved Player as a senior ... led team in blocks during senior year.

Personal: Has five siblings ... sister, Morgan, attends Saint Joseph's University ... brother, Xavier, attends LaSalle University ... daughter of Brendan and Annmarie Collins ... born on May 12, 1988 in West Chester, Pennsylvania ... Majoring in elementary education.