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University of Miami Athletics
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Semrit Nijjar

position

Outside Hitter

Height

6-3

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Vancouver, British Columbia

High School

Mount Saint Mary Academy (N.J.)

Instagram

@semritnijjar

 

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Semrit Nijjar - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics
2023 (Sophomore)
  • Did not compete
2022 (Freshman)
  • Did not compete
High School
  • Four-year varsity letter winner as a right-side hitter
  • Served as a team captain
  • All-conference honoree as a junior and senior, garnering all-state honorable mention recognition as a senior in 2021
  • Led her conference in blocks
  • Totaled 311 kills and 115 blocks in her career, including 234 and 53, respectively, as a senior
  • Conference champion as a junior and senior
  • After going 9-14 as a freshman, went 51-19 over the next three years (20-10, 11-2 and 20-7)
  • Played for Princeton Volleyball Club
  • Two-year National Honor Society president
  • National Latin Honor Society and National English Honor Society member
  • High honor roll student every semester
Personal
  • Intends to major in business management
  • Parents are Rashpal and Rajvinder Nijjar
  • Owns over 100 volunteer hours
  • Spent six years in the Girl Scouts
  • Chose Miami because of the excellent business school, the strong volleyball program and the immense support provided both academically and athletically