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Nielson playing strong for Gonzaga [Volleyball]

There’s something about facing the Portland volleyball team for Gonzaga setter Deanna Nielson of Anchorage. The 6-foot setter slammed six kills in a five-set win to continue a winning streak –her third-highest point total of the season. She had a career-high 10 kills vs. Portland last season. Nielson, of Dimond High fame, has 51 kills… Read more »

Nielson shines bright for Gonzaga [Volleyball]

In an otherwise forgettable performance by the Gonzaga University volleyball team, Deanna Nielson of Anchorage had a performance to remember. The freshman setter-turned-hitter delivered a career-high .429 attack percentage during a three-game loss to Santa Clara University. Nielson, of Dimond High fame, scored points on 4-of-7 swings. She added a solo block and a dig,… Read more »

Nielson’s killer net play lifts Gonzaga [Volleyball]

Given a chance to shine at net for the first time, Gonzaga University freshman Deanna Nielson of Anchorage admitted to feeling a bit anxious. She didn’t show it. Nielson blossomed under the bright lights and delivered a wonderful weekend performance at the ASU Sheraton Invitational in Tempe, Ariz. The 6-foot setter helped Gonzaga win three… Read more »

Nielson on her way to Gonzaga (Volleyball)

For a player who makes a living setting up other players, Deanna Nielson of Anchorage is using volleyball to set her up her future. The all-star setter will take her all-court game to Gonzaga University, where she will enroll in the school’s prestigious science program. “I’m thinking of either doing environmental science or engineering,” she… Read more »