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14 Vera Pluharova

2018 (So.): Joined regular rotation, seeing action in 26 of 28 matches for Seawolf club that went 21-7 overall and 14-6 (3rd place) in the Great Northwest Athletic conference ... ranked 2nd in GNAC and 29th nationally with 1.19 blocks per set ... had  5-plus total blocks in 14 matches, including UAA season-high-tying 11 in 3-1 win at Simon Fraser, 7 in home sweep of SFU and 7 in 4-set loss at eventual NCAA runner-up Western Washington ... claimed GNAC Defensive Player of the Week honors with 22 total blocks as Seawolves went 3-0 in season-opening UAA Invitational, including 7-kill, 8-block effort in 3-2 win over NCAA qualifier Michigan Tech ... connected for .395 attack percentage (59 kills-10 errors-124 attacks) over her final 10 matches, hitting 1.000 (6-0-6) in home sweep of Concordia-Portland, .750 (6-0-8) in road loss to UAF, .583 (8-1-12) in 3-1 home win over Saint Martin's, and .500 (7-1-12) in home sweep of MSU Billings ... made GNAC All-Academic Team with 3.29 overall GPA.

2017 (Fr.):
Played in 13 matches for Seawolf team that produced 19-11 record and NCAA Tournament berth ... delivered 7 kills on .556 hitting and 4 digs in first career start, Nov. 4 at Simon Fraser ... posted 6 block assists in just one set of home victory over Saint Martin's ... aided 5-set win over No. 25 Central Washington with a kill and 2 block assists.

CLUB TEAM:
Played on European club circuit with TJ Slavia Hradec Kralove, serving as team captain.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 14, 1997 ... daughter of Pavel Pluhar and Rut Pluharova ... has three sisters, Alzbeta, Marie and Ruzena ... natural sciences major.

Career Highs
Kills – 8, twice (last: vs Saint Martin's, 11/3/18)
Attacks – 20 vs Central Washington, 9/8/18
Att.% – .583 (8-1-12) vs Saint Martin's, 11/3/18
Aces – 0
Assists – 2 vs Western Oregon, 9/29/18
Block Assists – 9 at Simon Fraser, 9/20/18
Block Solos – 2, three times (last: vs SFU, 10/20/18)
Total Blocks – 9 at Simon Fraser, 9/20/18
Digs – 4 at Simon Fraser, 11/4/17

Career Stats
Season     SP MP   K  K/S  E  TA  Pct  A  A/S SA  SA/S SE
2017 (Fr)  24 13  13 0.54  6  34 .206  0 0.00  0  0.00  0
2018 (So) 101 26 102 1.01 43 279 .211  4 0.04  0  0.00  0
TOTALS    125 39 115 0.92 49 313 .211  4 0.03  0  0.00  0

Season DIG  D/S RE BS  BA  TB  B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S
2017     9 0.38  0  1  11  12 0.50  1   0   19.5  0.81
2018    18 0.18  1 11 109 120 1.19  7   1  167.5  1.65
TOTALS  27 0.22  1 12 120 132 1.06  8   1  187.0  1.50

Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Nechanice, Czech Republic
Experience: 2 Letters
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