9 Mollie Rogers
9 Mollie Rogers
Height: 6-1
Year: Fr.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: La Jolla Country Day
Position: OH

2011: Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year and First-Team Alll-Ivy…Earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week three times this season…Earned All-Tournament honors three times (Yale Classic, Yale Invitational, Maryland Terrapin Invitational)…Ranked 7th in Ivy League conference matches with .297 hitting percentage...Ranked 5th in Ivy League conference matches in kills per set (3.35) and points per set (3.77)…Posted at least 10 kills in 18 of 24 matches this season…Tallied at least 10 digs in 14 matches this season…Averaged 3.10 digs per set in Ivy League matches…Collected 12 double-doubles (kills and digs)...Posted a season-high 27 digs in her first collegiate match against Boston College…Smashed a season-high 22 kills, hit .340 and added 12 digs in at Maryland on Sept. 9…Tallied 14 kills and 22 digs in a victory over Princeton on Nov. 5.

Before Yale: Played for La Jolla Country Day School and the San Diego Volleyball Club... Helped lead her La Jolla to two straight California Division IV championships as a starting outside hitter in 2009 and 2010... Awarded the California State CIF Sportsmanship Award in 2009 and 2010... Named Academic Player of the Year by the San Diego Union Tribune in 2010... Two-time First Team All Section for San Diego County... MVP of the Nike Tournament of Champions... Silver medalist with the USA A2 Junior High Performance Team... Her 2010 LJCD team was ranked eighth in the country.

Four Questions for Mollie:

1.     Favorite song? “Take It On the Run,” REO Speedwagon.

2.     Why Yale?  Yale has the perfect blend of strong academics and athletics. The people here are also extremely welcoming and kind. I knew it was the right place for me as soon as I stepped on campus.

3.     Team Jacob, Team Edward, or Team Couldn’t Care Less? Team Edward in the book, Team Jacob in the movie!

4.     Best part of volleyball? WINNING!