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Veresia Yon

Graduate Student
Tallahassee, Fla.
Lincoln HS
High School
West Florida
Previous School
Veresia Yon - Women's Volleyball - Virginia Cavaliers

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  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Appeared 25 matches, including 21 starts, and played in 88 sets
  • Led the team and tied for seventh in the ACC in hitting percentage (.333)
  • Her .333 hitting percentage tied for 10th all-time in program history in a single season
  • Finished second on the team in total blocks (77.0), blocks per set (0.88), block solos (8) and block assists (69)
  • Hit. .786 (11-0-14) at Boston College (Nov. 4), the best hitting percentage by a Cavalier in a five-set match in program history
  • Registered a season-high seven blocks in UVA’s sweep over Notre Dame (Oct. 23)
  • Made her first start as a Cavalier in UVA’s four-set win over East Carolina (Sept. 16)
  • Made her UVA debut against ETSU (Aug. 26)
  • Transferred from West Florida and joined the program in the summer
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll



  • AVCA First Team All-America
  • AVCA South Region Player of the Year
  • AVCA All-Region Selection
  • D2CCA South Region Player of the Year
  • D2CCA First Team All-Region
  • NCAA South Region All-Tournament Team
  • GSC Player of the Year
  • First Team All-GSC
  • Three-time GSC Player of  the Week
  • AVCA National Player of the Week (Sept. 21)
  • Played in all 37 matches including starting in 36 matches
  • Finished with a team high 405 kills as well as 518.5 points
  • Broke her own single-season block record from 2019 with 157 total blocks this season
  • Led the nation in hitting percentage and set a new single season program record with a .462 season hitting percentage
  • Totaled a season high 23 kills in the GSC Championship match against Montevallo
  • Finished with double-digit kills in 22 matches this season
  • Had a season best 10 blocks against Gannon (Sept. 18)


  • Did not play due to Covid-19


  • AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • AVCA All-Region Selection
  • D2CCA First Team All-Region
  • D2CCA All-South Region First Team
  • All-GSC First Team
  • GSC All-Academic Team Selection
  • Three-time GSC Freshman of the Week
  • Broke the UWF single-season record for blocks with 142
  • Finished 2nd in the GSC in blocks
  • Placed top 10 in the GSC in points, kills, and hitting percentage
  • Had a team high .654 attack % against Tarleton State (Sept. 14)
  • Recorded 12 blocks against West Georgia (Nov. 24) to lead the team
  • Finished the season with 362 kills, .337 hitting percentage, 142 total blocks, and 469 points


  • Did not appear in any matches as freshman


  • Four-year volleyball letter-winner at Lincoln HS
  • Selected to the High Performance Florida All-Star Team
  • Finished her high school career with 802 kills and a career hitting percentage of of .458
  • As a senior in 2017, registered 322 kills, .584 hitting percentage, 49 solo blocks and 137 total blocks
  • Two-time All-Big Bend First Team selection (2016-17)
  • Three-time Offensive Player of the Year (2015-17)
  • 2018 Team MVP
  • 2017 AVCA Under Armour All-American Watch List
  • 2016 AVCA Phenom Watch List selection
  • 2015 All-Big Bend Second Team
  • 2014 All-Tournament Team selection at University of Florida camp
  • 2014 Team Defensive Player of the Year
  • Also played basketball for two seasons


  • Played club for Prostyle Volleyball Academy
  • Third-place team finish at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championship


  • Pursuing her master’s degree in Higher Education
  • Daughter of Eddie and Veronica Yon
  • Has three brothers Eddie, Evan and Ethan Yon
  • Plans to pursuit her master’s in Media, Culture & Technology
  • Earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications/Public Relations from UWF in spring 2022
  • Pursuing graduate studies in Education