10 Bella Almanza
10 - Bella Almanza
Height: 6-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Position: Setter/Outside Hitter
Major: Undeclared
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Career Highs
Kills: 10, vs. Boston College, Sept. 13, 2018
Attacks: 25, vs. Central Connecticut State, Sept. 7, 2018
Attack pct: .400, vs. Boston College, Sept. 13, 2018 (10-2-20)
Assists: 49, at Brown, Oct. 12, 2018
Serve aces:
 4, 2x, last vs. Brown, Nov. 1, 2019
Digs:
 14, 3x, last vs. Brown, Nov. 1, 2019
Blocks: 7, at Brown, Oct. 12, 2018
Block solo: 1, 6x, last at Princeton, Nov. 9, 2019
Block assist: 7, at Brown, Oct. 12, 2018

2019 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 23 matches … Notched 25 assists, six digs and two service aces against Columbia (Nov. 16) … Posted 13 assists, seven digs and four service aces against Cornell (Nov. 15) … Recorded 23 assists, seven digs and three service aces at Princeton (Nov. 9) … Tallied 34 assists, eight digs and five kills at Penn (Nov. 8) … Notched a season-high 36 assists and eight digs against Yale (Nov. 2) … Recorded a double-double with 23 assists and 14 digs against Brown (Nov. 1) … Added 18 assists against Princeton (Oct. 18) …Posted 24 assists and five digs at Cornell (Oct. 12) … Added 16 assists and nine digs at Brown (Oct. 5) … Tallied 12 assists and eight digs at Yale (Oct. 4) … Registered 23 assists and three service aces against Dartmouth (Sept. 28) … Recorded 18 assists against Syracuse (Sept. 21) … Tallied 16 assists and four digs at Northeastern (Sept. 19) … Posted a season-high 28 assists against Boston College (Sept. 18) … Registered 17 assists at UC Santa Barbara (Sept. 14) … Added 12 assists against San Diego (Sept. 14) … Posted 10 assists and nine digs against La Salle (Sept. 13) … Posted 21 assists and six digs against Rhode Island (Sept. 7) … Recorded 20 assists and four service aces against Sacred Heart (Sept. 6).

2018 (First-Year)
Appeared and started in 21 matches … Led the team in assists per set (7.87) … Added 40 assists and 11 digs for her fifth double-double … Notched 36 assists, seven digs and five blocks against Cornell on Oct. 27 … Recorded 45 assists and five blocks against Dartmouth on Oct. 19 … Posted a double-double vs. Yale on Oct. 13 with 31 assists and 10 digs … Set a season-high 49 assists and 14 digs at Brown on Oct. 12 … Registered 41 assists and four digs against Princeton on Oct. 6 … Tallied 34 assists and four digs against Penn on Oct. 5 … Recorded 27 assists, five digs and four blocks at Columbia on Sept. 29 … Added a season-best 43 assists and 10 digs at Dartmouth on Sept. 21 … Posted a double-double vs. Boston College on Sept. 13 with 10 kills and 36 assists … Contributed 30 assists and seven kills against Central Connecticut State on Sept. 7 … Added 32 assists, four blocks and six digs at Eastern Michigan on Sept. 2 … Made collegiate debut against Cleveland State on Sept. 1, tallying first career double-double with 39 assists and 14 digs.

Before Harvard
Four-year letterwinner in volleyball, one-year in basketball at St. Stephen’s … Elected captain for the 2017 and 2018 seasons … Four-time qualifier for SPC Tournament (2014-17) … SPC volleyball champion (2014) … Received All-SPC first team honors (2015-17) … Named MVP at St. Mary’s Hall Volleyball Invitational (2017) … Received fourth-team High School Academic All-American team honors (2017) … Played for Austin Junior Volleyball club team … Five-time qualifier for Girls USA Junior National Volleyball Championship, finishing as silver medalist in 2017 … Volunteered for Play for the Cure and Haiti Club … Grandfather, Albert, played basketball at UT-Austin, was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA and was a member of the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Men’s Basketball team … Father, Boone, played basketball at Houston Baptist … Mother, Erin, played basketball at the University of Loyola Chicago … Brother, Albert, plays basketball at Sam Houston State … Sister, Madalena, plays club volleyball at the University of Texas.

Recent Games
Nov 1 Brown L, 3-2
Nov 2 Yale W, 3-1
Nov 8 at Penn L, 3-1
Nov 9 at Princeton L, 3-0
Nov 15 Cornell L, 3-0
Nov 16 Columbia L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 23 12
Sets 87 43
Kills 7 2
Kills per set 0.08 0.05
Errors 4 2
Total Attacks 32 13
Hitting Percentage .094 .000
Assists 440 228
Assists per set 5.06 5.30
Service Aces 39 22
Service Errors 40 19
Service Aces per set 0.45 0.51
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 135 78
Digs per set 1.55 1.81
Block Solo 2 2
Block Assist 2 1
Block Total 4 3
Blocks per set 0.05 0.07
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 8 4
Points 49.0 26.5
Points per set 0.6 0.6
Matches started 12 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 Sacred Heart W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 20 4 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 7 Colgate L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 18 2 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 7 Rhode Island W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 21 3 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 13 vs. La Salle L, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 10 2 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 14 vs. San Diego L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 12 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 14 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 17 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Sep 18 Boston College L, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 28 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 19 at Northeastern L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 2 .000 16 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 21 Syracuse L, 3-1 1 4 0 1 1 -1.000 18 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 28 Dartmouth L, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 23 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 4 at Yale L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 12 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 5 at Brown W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 16 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Oct 11 at Columbia L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 13 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Oct 12 at Cornell L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 3 .000 24 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 3.0
Oct 18 Princeton L, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 11 2 3 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 3.0
Oct 19 Penn W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 18 2 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 25 at Dartmouth L, 3-0 - 2 1 0 2 .500 9 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 1 Brown L, 3-2 - 5 0 1 3 -.333 23 1 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 2 Yale W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 36 1 2 0 8 0 1 1 1 0 1.5
Nov 8 at Penn L, 3-1 - 4 5 0 13 .385 34 2 1 0 8 0 1 1 1 2 7.5
Nov 9 at Princeton L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 2 .000 23 3 1 0 7 1 0 0 1 0 4.0
Nov 15 Cornell L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 13 4 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 4.0
Nov 16 Columbia L, 3-2 1 5 1 0 1 1.000 25 2 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2018-19 21 82 58 0.71 35 196 .117 645 7.87 24 0.29 147 1.79 3 55 58 0.71 112.5 1.4
2019-20 23 87 7 0.08 4 32 .094 440 5.06 39 0.45 135 1.55 2 2 4 0.05 49.0 0.6
Total 44 169 65 0.38 39 228 .114 1085 6.42 63 0.37 282 1.67 5 57 62 0.37 161.5 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 23 87 7 0.08 4 32 .094 440 5.06 39 0.45 135 1.55 2 2 4 0.05 49.0 0.6
Conference 12 43 2 0.05 2 13 .000 228 5.30 22 0.51 78 1.81 2 1 3 0.07 26.5 0.6
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Home 12 51 1 0.02 3 8 -.250 254 4.98 25 0.49 70 1.37 1 1 2 0.04 27.5 0.5
Away 9 30 6 0.20 0 23 .261 164 5.47 11 0.37 52 1.73 1 1 2 0.07 18.5 0.6
Neutral 2 6 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 22 3.67 3 0.50 13 2.17 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.5
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Wins 5 20 0 0.00 0 2 .000 111 5.55 11 0.55 35 1.75 0 1 1 0.05 11.5 0.6
Losses 18 67 7 0.10 4 30 .100 329 4.91 28 0.42 100 1.49 2 1 3 0.04 37.5 0.6
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September 10 41 0 0.00 2 6 -.333 183 4.46 16 0.39 44 1.07 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.4
October 7 22 1 0.05 1 7 .000 103 4.68 10 0.45 41 1.86 1 0 1 0.05 12.0 0.5
November 6 24 6 0.25 1 19 .263 154 6.42 13 0.54 50 2.08 1 2 3 0.13 21.0 0.9