Marion Hansen

#3 Marion Hansen

Pos. OH
Ht. 5'10"
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Huntley, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Huntley

2002: Saw action in 109 games for Valpo as a junior ... finished second on the team with 331 kills (3.04/game) ... second on the team with 381 digs (3.50/game) ... tallied 19 kills at Georgetown ... had 17 matches with double-figure dig totals ... hit .692 without an error against Chicago State ... posted a season-high 26 digs against IPFW ... recorded three 23-dig matches ... had 20 double-figure dig matches ... registered four blocks at Indiana State ... named Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week on November 4 ... president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

2001: Appeared in all 101 games for the Crusaders ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Tournament Team ... led the team with 42 service aces ... was second in the Mid-Con with 0.42 aces per game ... recorded 306 kills on the season ... finished third in the conference with 3.03 kills per game ... tallied 372 digs which was second on the team ... finished second in the Mid-Con with 3.68 digs per game ... set a school record with 36 digs in a five-game match against IPFW ... had 20 double-digit kill totals on the season, including 11 of the last 13 matches ... hit .458 with 12 kills in a win against Syracuse ... tallied a career high 19 kills against UMKC ... had five aces at Oakland ... registered 22 double-figure dig totals on the season ... had a career best five blocks against UMKC ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, serving as community service chairman.

2000: Played in 127 games for the Brown and Gold ... led the Crusaders in services aces with 42 ... finished the season fifth in the Mid-Con in aces per game (0.33) ... was second on the team with 287 digs ... tallied 127 kills, including a season-high 13 against Alabama ... recorded seven aces against Youngstown State ... received Valpo's Passing Award, voted on by her teammates.

Prep: Two-time All-State selection at Huntley High School ... three-time All-Conference selection ... twice named team Most Valuable Player ... school advanced to the Elite Eight of the high school tournament three seasons ... Northwest Herald, Daily Herald, and Elgin Courier Player of the Year as a senior.

Personal: Marion is the daughter of Bill and Sue Hansen ... major is physical education and teacher education ... born May 10, 1982.