Nebraska signee Harper Murray named Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year

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Courtesy: Nebraska Athletics

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Incoming Nebraska volleyball freshman Harper Murray is the 2022-23 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year.

The 6-foot-2 senior outside hitter posted 726 kills and 409 digs this past season while also recording 86 aces, 40 blocks and a .405 hitting percentage.

Murray graduated from high school in December and begins her classes at Nebraska this semester.

The award recognizes both athletic excellence and high academic achievement, as well as exemplary character.

Murray is the fifth Nebraska volleyball player to win the honor, following in the footsteps of four standouts:

  • Ally Batenhorst (2020-21)
  • Lexi Sun (2016-17)
  • Mikaela Foecke (2014-15)
  • Gina Mancuso (2008-09)
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