Freshman Season: Redshirted in 2010 • Enjoyed a breakout spring from the opposite side position • Earned a spot on the USA Women's Volleyball Junior A2 Team that competed in the European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia in July of 2011.
Prep: Two-time I-Meck all-conference and offensive MVP at Hopewell High School • All-Mecklenburg County in 2008 and 2009 • Ranked No. 77 nationally in prepvolleyball.com's Top-100 Senior Aces • Two-time honoree of Charlotte Observer's All-Star Team.
Personal: Plans to major in communications • Has one brother and her father played basketball at Farleigh Dickinson • Chaniel Lea Nelson is the daughter of Daniel and Cheryl Nelson • Born Aug. 19, 1992, in Elizabeth, N.J.
Kills: 20 at Miami (11/4/11)
Blocks: 10 vs. California (12/1/11) and vs. Iowa State (11/30/12)
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