2012 Season: Earned her second All-Ivy League honors as a first-team selection … led the league in blocks per set throughout the season, averaging 1.20 … finished third in the Ivy League in hitting percentage, swinging at a .351 mark … her dominance at the net lifted Columbia to lead the entire conference in blocks throughout the season with 2.50 per set … notched a career-high 10 blocks vs. Brown … had a season-high 12 kills against Princeton.
2011 Season: Earned second-team All-Ivy honors … saw action in 19 matches … totaled 124 kills on the year and averaged 2.34 kills per set … had 51 total blocks on the year for a 1.0 block per set average … finished third in the Ivy League in hitting percentage hitting .355 … notched 15 kills against Cornell … hit .545 against Dartmouth with seven kills and hit .500 against Penn with 14 kills … also had 14 kills and seven blocks against St. John's.
2010 Season: Played in every single one of Columbia's 25 matches ... finished the year with 113 kills and a 1.98 kills per set average ... finished with a .286 hitting percentage, the sixth best average in the Ivy League ... finished fourth in the Ivy League in total blocks, with a 0.95 blocks per set average ... was third on the team in total blocks, with 54, including a team-high 14 solo blocks ... had a season high six total blocks against Penn ... had a season high 13 kills against Yale ... notched 12 kills against Bucknell and Harvard ... hit .450 at Harvard, along with a service ace, two digs and four total blocks ... hit .500 against Dartmouth, with seven kills on 14 attempts.
2009 Season: Saw action in 17 matches … finished the season with 49 kills and 25 total blocks … had a season-high 11 kills against Brown … had seven digs and a season-high six block assists against Harvard.
Previous Experience: Earned eight varsity letters in volleyball (3), gymnastics (4) and track & field (1) at Trumbull High School ... named Connecticut Post All- Star as a junior and a senior ... named Coca-Cola Senior All-Start Player in 2008 ... two-time all-conference first-team selection in Fairfield County ... two-time Pepsi Scholar-Athlete of the Month as a junior and senior ... member of the National Honors Society and the Spanish Honors Society.
Personal: Sustainable development major ... birth date 9/12/91 ... daughter of Ann and Tom Braunagel ... father, Tom, played basketball for the University of Bridgeport ... brother, Ryan, threw discus for the track & field team at the University of Delaware.