Bella Ravotto

#10 Bella Ravotto

Pos. OH
Ht. 5-8
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Mishawaka, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Marian

2021: Appeared in 134 sets as a junior ... averaged 2.04 kills/set on .122 hitting and 3.08 digs/set ... totaled 274 kills and 413 digs, as well as 32 service aces (0.24/set) ... tied for sixth in a single season at Valpo in the 25-point era in aces ... led the team in aces, ranked second in digs and third in kills ... ranked 10th in the MVC in digs/set ... reached double figures in kills on 12 occasions and led Valpo five times ... team posted an 11-1 record when she reached 10 kills and was a perfect 5-0 when she led the way in the category ... tallied 10 or more digs 23 times, including two efforts of 20+ ... team was 8-1 when she registered a double-double ... led squad in aces 13 times and in digs three times ... opened season Aug. 28 with a career-best 18 kills in win over UC Santa Barbara ... tallied 20 digs and a team-best 14 kills in Sept. 4 victory oer South Alabama ... picked up 16 digs and 11 kills in Sept. 11 win over Toledo ... named MVP of SIUE Cougar Classic Sept. 17 ... was nearly flawless on the attack over tournament's two matches, committing just one attack error ... hit .261 with seven kills and three aces in sweep of Western Illinois and .417 with a team-best 10 kills in sweep of SIUE ... opened MVC play with 14 kills and 14 digs Sept. 24 in win at Southern Illinois ... win over the Salukis started stretch where she posted 10+ digs in eight consecutive matches ... had a season-best 25 digs in win over Drake Oct. 4 during that stretch ... led Valpo in digs three times in that span - Sept. 25 at Missouri State (17), Oct. 2 in win over Evansville (17) and Oct. 16 at Illinois State (18) ... also set career best with four aces in the aforementioned win over the Purple Aces ... picked up 16 digs to go with 10 kills Nov. 13 win over Bradley ... reached double figures in kills in four straight matches Nov. 20-Dec. 2, a stretch which encompassed the regular season finale, two MVC Tournament matches and the opening round of the NIVC ... led team with 11 kills in beating Butler in the latter match ... led Valpo for a second time in NIVC play Dec. 6, posting 10 kills on .500 hitting in the quarterfinal win over Evansville ... racked up 18 digs in the semifinal win over UConn Dec. 10 ... an MVC Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete selection.

Spring 2021: Appeared in all 82 sets over 20 matches ... ranked third on the team in digs/set (3.37) and service aces/set (0.21) ... also tallied 44 kills and 28 assists ... reached double figures in digs 16 times, including three efforts of 20+ digs ... posted a .963 serve reception percentage, committing just 10 serve reception errors on the season ... opened year with double-double Jan. 25 at Loyola, posting a team-high 12 kills and 12 digs ... kicked off season with nine consecutive matches tallying at least 10 digs ... surpassed career best with 20 digs Feb. 8 at Missouri State ... lifted her career watermark to 23 digs next time out Feb. 14 against Southern Illinois ... made first career starts at libero Feb. 28-March 1 at Drake ... tallied 18 digs in first win over the Bulldogs ... exploded the second night, smashing her career high with 38 digs and almost posting a double-double with nine assists as Valpo earned the come-from-behind win ... 38 digs is tied for third-most in a five-set match in the 25-point era by a Valpo player ... named MVC Defensive Player of the Week March 2 for her work against Drake ... paced Valpo with 13 digs in sweep of UNI March 15.

2019: Saw action in 87 sets over 24 matches as a rookie for Valpo ... ranked second on the team with 2.86 digs/set, totaling 249 digs ... also added 73 kills and 15 service aces ... posted double figures in digs 15 times and reached 10 kills on three occasions, tallying three double-doubles ... kicked off career with a double-double, hitting .310 with 11 kills and 15 digs in win over Murray State Aug. 30 ... tallied the most kills by a Valpo freshman in her debut since Hall of Famer Angie Porché in 2006 and is the first Valpo freshman to debut with a double-double in at least two decades ... notched 11 more kills and a season-best 17 digs Aug. 31 in win at IUPUI to close opening weekend ... effort against the Jaguars was the first of five straight matches with double-figure dig totals Aug. 31-Sept. 7 ... tied for team-high honors with seven kills and posted 12 digs at Notre Dame Sept. 4 ... finished with season-best 12 kills at Kent State Sept. 6 ... picked up 15 digs against Central Michigan Sept. 14 ... recorded four service aces on just 16 serves in sweep of South Dakota State Sept. 20 ... notched 16 digs apiece Oct. 28 versus Drake and Nov. 8 in win at Southern Illinois.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Knights ... a two-time First Team All-State honoree ... earned First Team All-Conference accolades in all four seasons, including being named Conference MVP as a senior ... holds school records for single-game and career (1,638) kills ... also a member of the school’s 1,000-kill/1,000-dig club with 1,413 career digs ... played club for NIVA from 2014 through 2018 ... named to the All-Tournament Team at JVA Nationals at the 16u level in 2016 and helped team place third ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Colleen and Steve Ravotto ... graduated from Valpo with bachelor's in health care leadership ... currently pursuing master's in health administration.