14 Haley Wessels
14 Haley Wessels
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Plano West
Position: MB

2009: Appeared in 71 sets...Averaged 1.94 kills and a team-best 0.92 blocks per set...Had a career-best five blocks in three matches...Posted a .254 hitting percentage...Set a career mark with 10 kills in the Oct. 16 sweep at Cornell, and matched it with 10 more kills at Dartmouth on Nov. 7...Had eight assists and eight service aces.

Before Yale: Captained Plano West to a 2008 district championship, a season in which she earned all-district honors...Was named a PrepVolleyball.com Senior Ace...Played in Texas 5A Final Four as a junior...Won silver medals at the Junior Olympics in 2007 (16-U open division) and 2008 (17-U open division) as a member of the Skyline Juniors in Dallas.

Appleman on Haley: "Haley's biggest strength is her speed and athleticism. Her ability to get off the floor quickly makes her a versatile weapon."

Getting to Know Haley

Favorite Quote: “Just let it happen.”
Your Theme Song: “One More Time” by Daft Punk
Biggest Inspiration: My sister
Favorite Reality TV Show: "So You Think You Can Dance"
Greatest Fear: Getting mugged
Your Celebrity Look-Alike: Kerry Walsh
Pre-Match Superstition: My hair has to be the same before every game
Favorite Sports Movie: Love and Basketball
Signature Dance Move: I make my own moves.
People are surprised that you…: can wave my pinky toe.
Which of your teammates would make the best coach?: Laurel Casey
Why did you choose Yale?: …it's Yale.