Chelsea Sondrup

Chelsea Sondrup

Player Profile

Lindon, Utah

High School:
Pleasant Grove


Middle Blocker



SENIOR: Garnered several honors including MWC All-Academic, MVP of the Hilton/Albuquerque All-Tournament team and placing on the Montana All-Tournament team ... third in the Mountain West Conference in blocks (1.39 pg) and eighth in hitting percentage (.289) ... in the MWC, tied first for the most blocks in a single game with 12 vs. Oral Roberts (9/16) and vs. Utah (9/24), tied seventh for most blocks in a single game with 11 vs. Wyoming (10/2) and best attack percentage (.650, 15K-2E-20TA) vs. San Diego State (10/1) and tied ninth for the most blocks in a single game with 10 at Montana (9/10) ... played and started in all 28 matches and 109 games ... led the team in blocks (152, 1.39 pg), block assists (139) and solo blocks (13) ... second on the team in kills (268, 2.46 pg) and attack percentage (.289) ... third on the team in total attacks (589) and points (350.5) ... finished her career fourth in the MWC Career Recordbook for block assists (433) and fifth in total blocks (465) and games played (407) ... holds the UNM career record for blocks (465) and block assists (433) ... only Lobo in program's history to record 400+ blocks and just one of four to post 300+ ... in the UNM Career Recordbook, places eighth in all-time blocks per game average (1.14 pg), fifth in most games played (407), tied sixth in most matches played (112) and ninths in points (1,188.5) ... set a new UNM season record for block assists (139) and blocks (152) ... also placed secon in the season recordbook for blocks per game average (1.41 pg) ... achieved career-high 15 kills vs. Gonzaga (9/10) and San Diego State (10/1) ... set season highs in total attacks (31 vs. Gonzaga, 9/10), attack percentage (.667 at San Diego State, 10/28), assists (2 at TCU, 10/8), digs (4 at Utah, 10/14), solo blocks (2 at TCU, 10/18; vs. Wyoming, 10/20 and at Colorado State, 11/18), block assists (12 vs. Oral Roberts, 9/16 and vs. Utah, 9/24), total blocks (12 vs. Oral Roberts, 9/16 and vs. Utah, 9/24) and points (19.0 vs. Oral Roberts, 9/16).

JUNIOR: Did not play vs. Northern Colorado (9/3)...nine kills vs. Montana (9/4)...six kills and three blocks vs. Creighton (9/4)...13 kills and five blocks vs. New Mexico State (9/14)...15 kills and six blocks vs. Hartford (9/17)...12 kills and three blocks vs. UTEP (9/17)...12 blocks and 13 kills vs. Weber State (9/18)...her 11 block assists vs. Weber State tied for second-most ever in a UNM match...named to the Albquerque Marriott Lobo Volleyball Classic All-Tournament team...10 kills and eight blocks at Wyoming (9/24)...eight kills and five blocks at No. 9 Colorado State (9/25)...four blocks vs. BYU (9/30)...10 blocks vs. No. 22 Utah to pass Laurel Luman and become the all-time block assists leader in school history (10/2)...seven blocks in road swing at New Mexico State and Air Force (10/5, 10/8)...six kills and five blocks at San Diego State (10/15)...six kills and only one error (.455 pct.) at UNLV (10/16)...seven blocks vs. Wyoming (10/21)...hit .545 with eight kills vs. No. 9 Colorado State (10/22)...nine kills and five digs at No. 17 Utah (10/29)...tied for team high with 11 kills and collected six blocks while hitting .429 at BYU (10/30)...recorded her 300th career block vs. Air Force (11/5), becoming only the fourth player in UNM history to reach the 300-block plateau...14 kills, five blocks and four digs vs. UNLV (11/11)...hit .647 with 12 kills and only one error in win over San Diego State (11/14)...three kills and three blocks vs. No. 8 Colorado State in MWC Tournament (11/18).

SOPHOMORE: Named the Most Valuable Player of the Comcast Lobo Invitational...hit .320 with 13 kills vs. Youngstown State (9/5)...hit .350 with 10 kills and four blocks vs. Alcorn State (9/6)...career-high four service aces at Washington State (9/13)...12 kills and four blocks vs. Saint Louis (9/13)...11 kills and four blocks vs. Ohio (9/20)...pounded 13 kills and hit .300 with four blocks vs. Sacramento State (9/20)...hit .455 (12K-2E-22E) vs. New Mexico State (9/22)...three blocks at Air Force (9/26)...nine kills and four digs vs. BYU (10/2)...seven digs and two block assists vs. Utah (10/3)...six blocks and six kills at UNLV (10/11)...four kills and four blocks vs. No. 20 Colorado State (10/17)...tallied career-highs for kills (14) and digs (12) at New Mexico State (10/21)...11 kills, five digs and two aces vs. Air Force (10/24)...collected 13 kills, 16 digs and four blocks in road trip to BYU and Utah (11/2-3)...collected 200th career block along with 10 kills and five digs vs. UNLV (11/6)...nine kills and six digs vs. San Diego State (11/8)...picked up second double-double of the season with 10 kills and 10 digs at Wyoming (11/14)...five kills and four digs at Colorado State (11/15)...pounded 13 kills and five blocks in MWC Tournament vs. Colorado State (11/20)...named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

FRESHMAN: Led the team in blocks with 137, good for a 1.25 block per game average...averaged 1.77 kills per game and totaled 195 for the season...scored six block assists against Butler with nine kills, hitting .320 for the match...totaled a team-high eight block assists against Rice...scored five block assists against UCLA, bringing her season total to a team high 131...finished with 137 blocks (6 solo/131 assists), which places her second in UNM single season records...scored double figure block assists in two matches (13 vs. SMU and 11 vs. UNLV)...scored eight kills at Wyoming...totaled two block solos and five block assists against Utah at home...scored nine kills, six digs and eight block assists against Wyoming...10 kills against Utah, one block solo and five block assists against the Utes...scored eight kills and had one block solo and six block assists against NMSU...hit a career-high .529 against both Temple (10K-1E-17TA) and Auburn (11K-2E-17TA)...averaged 1.67 blocks for the Comcast Invitational and hit .423 for the three-match tournament...totaled five kills for the Arizona Wildcat Invite.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played volleyball at Pleasant Grove High School...while at PGHS, Sondrup was named 2001 State 4A Most Valuable Player...her team was crowned 4A state champion her senior year...received 2001 honorable mention All-America honors...was named to the All-Region VII and the Utah All-Star volleyball teams as a senior...earned the All-Region Academic Award, along with being named Student of the Month...she was a member of the Honor Roll...was a two-sport athlete having competed in softball as well...was a member of the Key Club and the Future Business Leaders of America...club team (Orem, Utah) won national championship in summer of 2002.

PERSONAL: Born March 8, 1984 ...daughter of Chris and Traci Sondrup...has four siblings, Nick, Jeremy, Zach and Courtney...enjoys reading...favorite food are popsicles...majoring in Elementary Education.

K: 15, twice, last vs. San Diego State (10/1/05)
ATT: 31, vs. Gonzaga (9/10/05)
Hitting Pct.: .667, vs. San Diego State (10/28/05)
A: 2, at TCU (10/8/05)
SA: n/a
Digs: 4, at Utah (10/14/05)
B: 12, twice, last vs. Utah (9/24/05)
BS: 2, three times, last at Colorado State (11/18/05)
BA: 12, twice, last vs. Utah (9/24/05)
Pts: 19.0, vs. Oral Roberts (9/16/05)

K: 15, twice, last vs. San Diego State (10/1/05)
ATT: 45, at New Mexico State (10/21/03)
Hitting Pct.: .722, vs. Hartford (9/17/04)
A: 3, vs. Cal Poly (8/30/03)
SA: 4, at Washington State (9/13/03)
Digs: 12, at New Mexico State (10/21/03)
B: 14, vs. SMU (9/20/02)*
BS: 3, vs. New Mexico State (9/14/04)
BA: 13, vs. SMU (9/20/02)*
Pts: 19.5, vs. Weber State (9/18/04)
* denotes school record


Saturday, August 22
7:00 PM - 
vs. Alumnae (Exhibition)
Friday, August 28
8:00 AM - 
at Belmont
3:00 PM - 
at Albany
Saturday, August 29
5:00 PM - 
at Ball State