Position: Outside Hitter
Weight: 70 kgs
Hometown/Residence: Lake Arrowhead, California/Lake Arrowhead, California
Birth Date: March 7, 1988
College/Major/Grad Year: Oregon/Business/NA
Joined Team: June 2013
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: None
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: None
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Selected AVCA All-America Second Team after ranking in nation’s top 20 in both kills and points per set. 2008 – Selected All-America Honorable Mention and All-Pac-10 First Team. 2007 - Repeated as an All-Pac-10 honorable mention. 2006 - Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team and received all-conference honorable mention accolades...Led team with 4.26 points per set, a mark that ranked fifth in single-season school history.
CLUB/PREP CAREER: Played club at Laguna Beach Volleyball Club…Volleyball Magazine Fab 50…As a senior, recipient of three different Player of the Year awards: Press Enterprise, Mojave River League, CIF… As a junior, received State Tournament MVP, two Player of the Year awards (Sun Newspaper, Mojave River League) and first team All-CIF as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born Sonja Elizabeth Newcombe on March 7, 1988 in Lake Arrowhead, Calif…Parents are Stephen and Ingrid Newcombe…Two younger brothers, Eric and Chad.
LAST UPDATED: July 2, 2013