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Helena Gunnarsdóttir

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Neskaupstaður, Iceland

High School:
Verkmenntaskóli

Last College:
Lee College

Height:
5-11

Position:
OH

Experience:
TR

Helena Gunnarsdóttir

2013 (Lee College)

Earned second team all-conference honors in her sophomore campaign with the Lady Rebels ... Totaled 147 kills in 83 sets (1.77/set) ... Had a .232 attacking percentage, as well as 113 digs, 27 aces and 35 total blocks (3 solo, 32 assists) ... Helped the Lady Rebels be named a 2014 NJCAA All-Academic Team.

2012 (Lee College)

Earned a starting role as a freshman under coaches Tracie Johnson, Sarah Hess and Paige Jenkins ... Recorded 121 kills, 186 digs and 32 aces in her first season at Lee ... Received the Class Act Award for her academic achievements off the court.

High School

Graduated from Verkmenntaskóli Austurlands in 2012 ... Awarded Most Promising Player in Division I for 2008-09 ... Named Athlete of the Year in 2011 for Þróttur, Fjarðabyggd and her club team ... Earned MVP honors in a single match against Faroe Island in 2011 while playing with the Iceland Under-19 National Team.

Personal

Full name is Helena Kristín Gunnarsdóttir ... Born on Dec. 12, 1992 in Neskaupstaður, Iceland ... Daughter of Gunnar Ásgeir Karlsson and Guðrún Sólveig Sigurðardóttir ... Has four siblings: Karl (31), Helga (29), Heiða (14) and Bergey (2) ... Considered Arkansas-Fort Smith, University of West Georgia and Binghamton University before deciding to attend Louisiana Tech ... Member of the Iceland Women's National Volleyball Team.