5 Hannah Hettinga
5 Hannah Hettinga
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
High School: Capital HS

2013 Sand Season
Played in all eight matches during the program’s inaugural sand season with partner Katelyn Ivy at the No. 3 spot in the lineup…the pair posted a 3-5 record, and won their last two matches of the season…one of those victories came in three sets against a doubles team from Stanford…the other two wins came against San Francisco.

2012 Season

Appeared in 29 matches, including 25 starts as the team’s setter…missed one match with a concussion…averaged 0.27 kills, 7.95 assists and 2.05 digs per set while hitting .263…posted double figures in assists in all but two matches, including at least 44 assists in five of the last seven matches of the season…that included a career-high 59 assists in a home win against Northern Arizona, and 55 more against Northern Colorado…had 914 assists, 323 of which came during the final seven matches…also posted double figures in digs on 11 occasions, including a career-best 21 against Portland State…had at least three blocks in six of the last seven matches of the year…had 11 double-doubles…had three kills, a .500 hitting percentage, 48 assists, an ace, 15 digs and three blocks in the regular season finale win over Montana…now has 1,571 career assists, which are the ninth most in school history.

2011 Season
One of six Hornets to appear in all 32 matches…started 21 matches and appeared in 106 sets as one of the team’s two primary setters…averaged 4.75 assists and 1.82 digs per set…upped those numbers to 4.95 assists and 1.92 digs pet set against conference competition…finished the season with four kills and one error in 10 attacks (.300 hitting percentage)…had 11 matches with at least 20 assists…posted double figures in digs on six occasions, including a season-high 14 at Saint Mary’s.

2010 Season
Received a medical hardship while recovering from a knee injury.

2009 Season
Appeared in 24 matches (one start), including 44 sets while backing up Melissa Melcher at setter…averaged 3.48 assists and 0.93 digs per set…finished with three kills, no errors and eight attacks (.375 hitting percentage)…season-high 36 assists came at home against Montana…also had 19 assists and a solo block in a win at San Jose State…had 14 assists and a season-high nine digs at Northern Colorado.

High School
A 2009 graduate of Capital High School in Boise, Idaho…played four years of varsity volleyball, three years of varsity tennis, and one season of varsity basketball…in volleyball, she was a four-time all-Southern Idaho Conference selection – including a two-time team captain – and played at both setter and outside hitter for the Eagles…during her senior season, she averaged 3.5 kills, 2.8 digs, 4.0 assists and 0.8 service aces per set to go along with a .572 hitting percentage…also during her senior season (2008), she posted nine triple-doubles (kills, assists and digs)…led the team in assists and hitting percentage in three of her four seasons, and paced the team in kills on two occasions…named to the Southern Idaho Conference all-academic team all four years…recipient of the President’s Award for educational excellence in 2006…member of the tennis team which won the state and league championships in 2007.


A child development major…daughter of Ted and Wendy Hettinga…played for the Boise River Volleyball Club for six years, including two seasons under former Sacramento State assistant coach Candy Murphy…father, Ted, played two years of basketball (1980-82) at Big Sky Conference rival Northern Arizona and was the team MVP during the 1980-81 season…grandfather, Ron Yochem, played football for Illinois in 1955.