DCTC Blue Knights Volleyball Announces the Signing of Anika Weber
The Blue Knights volleyball team has signed Anika Weber, a 5-9 setter/opposite, from Lakeville, MN.
"I am thrilled that Anika is going to be a part of our program. She is an extremely talented setter and hitter that will immediately make an impact on the court and off the court for our program. She is extremely hard working, coachable, and fantastic person. Anika has the ability to run a high level offense and has a high volleyball IQ. Anika is also a great student, role model, and leader. I can't wait to work with Anika and see how much she achieves!" said head volleyball coach Jen Bowman.
We asked Anika a few questions to get to know her better.
Tell us a little about yourself:
I am a senior at Lakeville North High School. I am very driven to succeed in the things I care about, and I love to help people whenever they need it. I have been playing volleyball since I was around 8 years old.
Tell us about your volleyball history and the teams you've played for:
I played for Lakeville North juniors through my 13's year. I then went to play at Lights on the 14-Black team and then next year on 15-Red. I then went to play for Vital on the 16-1's team, and then I took a year off. I am currently playing on the 18-1's team for Vital. During my eight grade year, I played on the 9A team for High School season. My freshman year, I played on the 10A team. My Sophomore year, I played on the JV team and then my junior year I played on Varsity.
List any volleyball/academic awards you have received:
I was JV Captain my sophomore year and named MVP. I was an AAU Academic All- American and also lettered for volleyball.
Have you played any other sports?
In addition to playing volleyball, I also do track and field. I have been doing track since sixth grade and I have been doing high school track and Varsity since i was in eight grade. I throw shot put and discus.
What other interests/hobbies or activities do you participate in?
In the free time I have I like to just relax and hangout with my friends and family. I also coach Juniors Volleyball through Lakeville North Juniors Volleyball.
Why did you choose DCTC and what you are excited about in the coming 2 years?
I decided to go to DCTC because the people seems very inviting and friendly and I can gravitate my courses towards Human Services. I am also still able to continue playing volleyball for the next two years, which is something I love and am very excited about.
Welcome to the Blue Knights family Anika!