Bri Vargas | #8 | DS
Hometown: Maryville, Tenn.
Previous School: Maryville HS
2015: Saw action in 101 sets across all 29 matches...Finished fourth on the team with 201 digs, averaging 1.99 per set...Had 21 assists, one kill, and a block on the season...Tied for sixth on the team with nine service aces...Set a career high with 24 digs vs. Lenoir-Rhyne Oct. 27...Six matches with at least 10 digs...Twice recorded two services aces in a match.
2014: Played in 57 sets over 24 matches… Finished season with 80 digs and seven service aces… Made collegiate debut versus Paine on September 5 recording her first dig… Posted Career-highs in digs and assist versus Carson-Newman on September 26 with 14 and three while also having a service ace… Ended the season with a career-high three service aces at Queens on November 8.
Personal: From Maryville, Tenn. ...Graduated from Maryville High School...Played under coach Nichole Dzikus...Served as captain during senior year...was Defensive Player of the Year during junior and senior year...was named an all-county player and named to the all-district team...was a member of the Nike Elite team for the K2 Volleyball Club...took all honors classes...daughter of Heather and Joe Lively, and Che Vargas.