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1997 Florida Volleyball Team:   Front (L to R) Sandra REboucas, Jenny Manz, Jennifer Sanchez, Jenni Keene, Nikki Shade, Janie Valentzas,
Shannon Mason.
Back:  Head Coach Mary Wise, Assoc. Head Coach Nick Cheronis, Asst. Coach Staci Wolfe, Aurymar Rodriguez, Nina Foster, Malaika Naulls, Heather Wright, Jerilyn Hattendorf, Volunteer Coach Rob Smith, Athletic Trainer Laurie Wright, Manager Kathy Hanbury
1997 University of Florida Volleyball Roster
No. Name Ht. Yr. Pos. Hometown (High School/Previous College)
2 Nikki Shade 5-9 Sr. S DeSoto, TX (Duncanville)
3 Malaika Naulls 6-1 Fr. MB/RS Los Angeles, Calif. (Harvard Westlake)
5 Jeni Jones 5-10 Jr. MB Pelham, AL (Pelham)
7 Shannon Mason 6-1 Jr. MB Fort Branch, IN (Gibson Southern)
9 Sandra Reboucas 6-0 So. OH Orlando, Fla. (Cypress Creek)
10 Aurymar Rodriguez 6-1 Sr. OH Rio Piedras, PR (Colegio San Antonio)
12 Claire Roach 5-11 Sr. OH Clearwater, FL (Clearwater Central Catholic)
13 Heather Wright 6-1 Fr. MB Martinsville, Ind. (Martinsville)
14 Jenni Keene 5-11 Jr. OH Lodi, CA (Lodi)
16 Jenny Manz 6-0 So. OH Orange Park, FL (Middleburg)
18 Jennifer Sanchez 5-10 So. S San Antonio, TX (Providence)
20 Jerilyn Hattendorf 5-11 Fr. OH St. Charles, Ill. (St. Charles)
23 Nina Foster 6-2 Jr. MB Mission Viejo, CA (Mission Viejo/Alabama)
25 Janie Velentzas 5-10 Fr. OH Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Ft. Lauderdale)
Head Coach: Mary Wise (Purdue '81)
  (202-21/six yrs @ UF, 283-84/overall - ten yrs)
Associate Head Coach: Nick Cheronis (Ball State '80)
Assistant Coach Staci Wolfe (Colorado '95)
Athletic Trainer: Laurie Wright
Manager: Kathy Hanbury
Alphabetical Roster
23 Nina Foster
20 Jerilyn Hattendorf
5 Jeni Jones
14 Jenni Keene
16 Jenny Manz
7 Shannon Mason
3 Malaika Naulls
9 Sandra Reboucas
12 Claire Roach
10 Aurymar Rodriguez
18 Jennifer Sanchez
2 Nikki Shade
25 Janie Velentzas
13 Heather Wright

Position Key:


MB = middle blocker

OH = outside hitter

S = setter

RS = right side hitter

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