Amber Rolfzen

USA Volleyball

Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-3
Weight: 160
Hometown/Birthplace: Papillion, Nebraska/Papillion, Nebraska
Club Team/Coach: Nebraska Juniors/ Lindsay Peterson
High School/Grad Year: Papillion-La Vista South High School / 2013
College Status: University of Nebraska

USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 –Selected to the Women’s Junior National Training Team.  2012 – Selected to the Women’s Junior National Training Team that captured gold at the HP Championships and took bronze at the NORCECA Championship and qualified for the 2013 FIVB World Championship. 2011 – Named to U.S. Girls’ Youth National Team that finished ninth at the 2011 FIVB Girls’ Youth World Championship. 2010 – Named to U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team…Led U.S. Girls’ Youth Team to the Women’s International Junior division title at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships.

CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year… PrepVolleyball.com High School National Champions… MaxPreps Co-National Player of the Year…Volleyball Magazine Mizuno All-American…Under Armour All-American 1st Team… Under Armour All-American Tournament Most Undeniable Player… NSAA Academic All-State. 2013/12/11 – Named to the Omaha All-Metro Team… Selected as the Omaha All-Metro Team Captain… Named to the Nebraska All-State First Team-Class A… Nebraska All-Tournament Team-Class A… Nebraska All-Tournament Team-All Class… Nebraska Super State Team… Nebraska Super State Team Captain… … PrepVolleyball High School All-American… Nebraska Class A State Champions (undefeated 2011/12)… MaxPreps National Champions… ESPN RISE National Champions. 2011 –Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year… MaxPreps All-American Team-2nd Team…ESPN RISE National Sophomore of the Year…ESPN RISE All-American-2nd Team…PrepVolleyball National Sophomore of the Year… KMTV Channel 3 High School Team of the Year. 2010 – Led Nebraska Juniors to 16 Open title at USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships and was named all-tournament at the event…Helped Papillion-LaVista High School to Nebraska Class A state championship with an undefeated record…Named Nebraska All-State First Team Class A and Nebraska Super State Team and its team captain…Selected to Nebraska All-Tournament Team All-Class…Named Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year and to the MaxPreps All-American Second Team…Chosen ESPN RISE National Sophomore of the Year and ESPN RISE All-American Second Team…Tabbed PrepVolleyball.com National Sophomore of the Year…Helped Papillion-LaVista to the national high school crowns as selected by MaxPreps and ESPN RISE. 2009 – Named PrepVolleyball.com Co-National Freshman of the Year with twin sister Kadie…Selected Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year Finalist as a freshman…Tabbed Omaha All-Metro Team…Chosen Nebraska Class A All-Tournament Team…Named to Nebraska Super State Team. 2005 – Began playing club volleyball with La Vista BOOM!

PERSONAL
Born: Amber Nicole Rolfzen (1994) in Papillion, Neb
Family: Parents are Mark and Teresa Rolfzen…Brother is Ryan (1991)… Has a twin sister, Kadie (1994), who played on the 2012 U.S. Women’s Junior National Volleyball Team
Hobbies/Interests: Volleyball and shopping
Admires:
Her parents because “they always encourage us to do our best and follow our dreams no matter how big or small those dreams are.”

FAVORITES
Foods:
Chicken tenders and turkey and gravy
Book: Harry Potter Series
Music/Musician: Jason Aldean and Rodney Atkins
Athlete: Jordan Larson
Moment in Life: “Winning the 2010 16 Open Division at the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships with Nebraska Juniors 16s.”


Updated May 2013