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Veresia Yon

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Position
6'1''
Height
Graduate Student
Class
Tallahassee, Fla.
Hometown
Lincoln HS
High School / Club
West Florida
Previous School
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Veresia Yon - Women's Volleyball - Virginia Cavaliers

2022

  • Transferred from West Florida and joined the program in the summer

WEST FLORIDA

2021

  • 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)

2020

  • Did not play due to Covid-19

2019

  • 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

2018

  • Did not appear in any matches as a redshirt freshman

HIGH SCHOOL

  • 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

CLUB

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

PERSONAL

  • 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