Washington State Transfer Breann Nesselhuf Joins Bronco Volleyball Roster

BOISE, Idaho The Boise State volleyball team and head coach Robin Davis are pleased to announce the addition of Breann Nesselhuf to the Broncos’ roster. The Washington State University transfer has already enrolled at Boise State and has joined the Broncos in their off-season training.


Nesselhuf will add depth to the roster at the setter position after playing one season at Washington State. There she saw time in 50-percent of the team’s matches, racking up 33 total kills, 249 set assists, 73 digs and 19 blocks. She finished her freshman season as the eighth highest point scorer with 45.5 points in 2008. Nesselhuf’s career as a Cougar included a pair of standout games, including the Oct. 10 match against the University of California-Berkley where she set a career game-high of 43 set assists. She also set a career game-high of 11 kills against Seattle University on Aug. 30.


“Breann will immediately bring some special skills into our gym,” said Davis. “She is extremely athletic; with her quickness and vertical jump we expect her to set and hit for us this coming fall. She is a complete player with great volleyball instincts which will enhance our team ball control.”


Prior to Washington State, Nesselhuf attended Swink High School in Swink, Colo. There she was a six-time letter winner, four times in volleyball as a setter and outside hitter as well as one letter in track and field and one letter in golf. As a Lion, she was a four-year starter in volleyball and she garnered two All-State First Team honors, one second team and one honorable mention award. She was also named a three-time All-Santa Fe Conference First Team member and named to the second team once. As a junior, she was named to the All-Gatorade team as well as to the 2006 All-State Tournament team. As a senior, she participated in the Colorado Senior All-Star match. Nesselhuf also participated in club volleyball with the Colorado Juniors club team, playing in the 2006 Junior Olympics.


Outside of athletics, Nesselhuf has produced a well-rounded academic resume’ as well. She was the 2008 Valedictorian of Swink High while also graduating with a 4.0 grade point average. She was a three-year class president as well as active in Future Business Leaders, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Euclid and a six-year member of 4-H.


Nesselhuf will continue to train with the Broncos throughout the 2009 spring season and will see her first competitive action for Boise State as a sophomore in the fall of 2009.

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