#10 - Angie Porché
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Thornton Fractional South
Two-time AVCA Honorable Mention All-American/All-Midwest Region ... reigning Horizon League Player of the Year ... Crusader career leader in kills (1,599) and attacks (3,976).
2008: Appeared in 116 sets over 31 matches ... repeated as an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American and All-Midwest Region honoree ... named the Horizon League Player of the Year ... one of ten female finalists nationwide for the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award ... CoSIDA Academic All-District V honoree ... led the league and finished seventh nationally with 4.61 kills/set ... broke Valpo’s career kills record Nov. 4 at DePaul ... set new standard for career attacks Nov. 8 at UIC ... two-time Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 1, Sept. 8) ... three-time CVU.com Top Performer ... recorded at least ten kills in all 31 of her matches and surpassed 20 kills on ten occasions ... posted 20 kills/digs double-doubles ... earned Most Valuable Players honors at Shamrock Invitational, registering 54 kills and 35 digs in Valpo’s tournament victory ... capped tournament with 26-kill, ten-dig effort against host Notre Dame Aug. 31 ... earned All-Tournament honors at Indiana’s adidas Classic as well, tallying 61 kills and 28 digs ... registered season-best 28 kills against Wake Forest Sept. 6 ... recorded season-high 20 digs in win over Milwaukee Oct. 24 ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll mention during both the fall and spring semesters ... named to the Horizon League Academic All-League squad.
2007: Put together one of the most prolific all-around seasons in Valpo volleyball history ... became the first Crusader to ever be awarded All-American status, getting named an Honorable Mention All-American by the AVCA ... also was first player in program history to earn All-Midwest Region honors from the AVCA ... a member of the All-Horizon League team ... shattered school record for kills in a single season, posting 584 terminations on the year ... led all Horizon League players and ranked 34th in the country with 4.67 kills/game ... also set a new single-season Valpo record with 1,480 total attacks ... stepped up on the defensive side of the ball as well, ranking second on the team with 338 digs ... posted double figures in kills in 30 of Valpo's 33 matches and broke 20 kills on 14 occasions ... earned All-Tournament accolades at the Popcorn Classic, registering 54 kills on .319 hitting over the tournament's three matches ... had one of the best matches of her career Sept. 8 versus Western Michigan, posting 22 kills in a sweep of the Broncos while hitting at a sterling .500 clip ... 22 kills in a three-game match is second-most all-time in Crusader history ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Bowling Green Best Western Invitational the next weekend ... closed out tournament with 24 kills on .347 hitting against the host Falcons ... also posted 13 digs against Bowling Green for her first career double-double ... would add 16 more double-doubles over the remainder of the season ... became first Crusader other than Brittany Malicoat to pace Valpo in digs since late in the 2005 season, tallying 21 digs to go with 24 kills at Wright State on Sept. 28 ... put up 20 kills, a team-high 18 digs and a career-best five blocks the next day at Butler ... tallied 27 kills in four-game win at IUPUI Oct. 12, the second-most kills in a four-game match in Valpo history ... hit .373 with 26 kills in win over Butler Oct. 19 ... stood out in sweep of Green Bay Oct. 27, hitting .471 with 18 kills and 13 digs ... closed regular season on a high note, posting 51 kills and 32 digs in the final weekend of league play ... earned Horizon League All-Tournament Team honors after registered 55 kills with three double-doubles at the Championship ... a member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters.
2006: Named Mid-Continent Conference Freshman of the Year ... also received first team All-Conference and All-Freshman honors ... led Valpo with 480 kills, becoming the first freshman in 14 seasons to pace the Crusaders in the category ... ranks third on Valpo's single-season kills list and set a freshman record ... ranked among league's top-10 in kills (3.93/gm, 2nd), service aces (0.32/gm, 7th) and hitting percentage (.263, 8th) ... started career by registering double-digit kills in nine of her first ten matches ... tallied 41 kills over three matches at the Chicagoland Classic to kick off the season, earning All-Tournament Team honors ... hit at a .486 clip with 19 kills and a season-best four service aces Sept. 19 against DePaul ... notched first 20-kill match of her career with 23 kills Oct. 6 at Western Illinois ... recorded 20 kills on .444 hitting Oct. 27 at Centenary ... stood out in the Mid-Con Tournament, earning All-Tournament honors ... registered 29 kills on .393 hitting in five-game comeback win Nov. 17 against Western Illinois ... 29 kills tied for third-most in a five-game match in Crusader history and ranks fourth among all Mid-Con Tournament matches ... followed with 27 kills in championship match Nov. 18 at Oral Roberts ... 56 kills in a single tournament is the second-highest in conference history ... closed out season with 24 kills on .463 hitting Nov. 25 at Miami ... a Mid-Con All-Academic Team member.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner and starter for the Rebels ... named 2005 Northwest Indiana Times Player of the Year ... also garnered Player of the Year honors from The Star in 2004 and 2005 ... named to All-Area team by three newspapers as a junior and senior ... placed on Chicago Tribune Special Mention All-State team in 2004 ... named to SICA Silver South All-Conference team as a sophomore, junior and senior ... helped T-F South capture four straight conference titles and three regional championships ... led Rebels to an 115-26 record during her four seasons ... holds school records for single-match, single-season and career kills ... named an Illinois State Scholar ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Angie is the daughter of Robert and Diane Porché ... major is psychology ... born October 7, 1987.
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