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University of Miami Athletics

Semrit Nijjar


Outside Hitter






Vancouver, British Columbia

High School

Mount Saint Mary Academy (N.J.)





Semrit Nijjar - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

Prior to Miami: 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 and plays the piano … 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.