Las Vegas native was interviewed in league's new "Thursday Conversation" Q&A.
UNLV volleyball wins its fifth straight match and third in a five-day span with Monday's 3-0 win at San Diego State.
With Saturday's sweep, UNLV volleyball has defeated Nevada, Reno 11 straight times.
UNLV volleyball opens up road stretch with 3-0 sweep of San José State Thursday.
UNLV volleyball will play four matches in a 10-day time frame, including a Governor's Series tilt with Nevada, Reno.
UNLV: Received a redshirt for the 2012 season.
2013: Played in 17 matches and 31 sets ... Had a total of 41 kills with a season-high seven vs. Kansas State (Aug. 31) ... Had two matches with a hitting efficiency above .300 (minimum of five kills) with a season-high .385 outing (6-1-13) vs. Air Force (Nov. 2) ... Had a total of three assists with a season-high two vs. Utah State (Nov. 21) ... Had a total of eight digs with a season-high two on two occasions: vs. San Jose State (Oct. 3) and vs. Boise State (Nov. 23) ... Had a total of 11 blocks (one solo, 10 assisted) with a season-high four (all assisted) vs. Kansas State (Aug. 31) ... Had a season-high one solo block vs. Utah State (Nov. 21).
2012: Sat out season as a redshirt.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Bonanza High School in Las Vegas ... Lettered in volleyball, soccer and track & field for the Bengals ... In volleyball, earned all-conference honors as a sophomore, junior and senior before being named the 4A All-Southwest League's Co-MVP and Sunset Region's MVP ... In track & field, selected as Bonanza's Field MVP in 2010 and '11, and owns the second-best triple jump in school history (37-7.25) ... Two-time regional champion in the triple jump ... Member of the National Honor Society and was a scholar-athlete (3.5 or better GPA) ... Played club volleyball for Edge.
Personal: Born on Dec. 3, 1994, in Las Vegas ... Daughter of Steen and Venus Hammel ... Has one brother, Tim ... Undecided on course of study.