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Victoria Ito
Victoria Ito

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Buffalo Grove, Ill.

High School:
Buffalo Grove

Height:
5-5

Position:
L/DS

Experience:
1 letter

Victoria Ito Photo Gallery | 2012 Match-by-Match Stats

2013: Did not play due to injury

2012: Played in two matches and three sets ... recorded one service ace vs. James Madison (Aug. 31)

High School: 2011 honorable mention all-state by the Champaign News-Gazette ... Northwest Suburban all-area honors by the Daily Herald ... three-year starting libero ... named to the All-Lake Shore team and Mid-Suburban all-conference team ... tallied 194 digs during the 2011 regular season ... two-year team captain ... graduated first in her class of 537... a member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and was an All-Academic Student-Athlete ... also plays with Rolling Thunder Volleyball Club for coach Melissa Seelinger, where she has been a four-year starter at libero

Personal: Parents are Joy and Dave Ito ... has one brother John (15) ... enjoys riding bicycles, rollerblading, hanging out with friends, traveling and going to concerts ... nickname is Ito ... born Aug. 8

Major: Rehabilitation Psychology

Why Wisconsin?

"Wisconsin has the perfect balance or competitive academics and a thriving athletic department that really stood out to me. The campus is gorgeous and school spirit is huge throughout Madison."

Season SP MP/MS K/S % A/S SA/S D/S B/S Pts P/S
2012 3 2/0 0.00 .000 0.00 0.33 0.00 0.00 1 0.33
2013
Career 3 2/0 0.00 .000 0.00 0.33 0.00 0.00 1 0.33
Match Highs
Kills: 0
Attempts: 0
%: .000
Assists: 0
Aces: 1 vs. James Madison (8-31-12)
Digs: 0
Blocks: 0
Points: 1 vs. James Madison (8-31-12)


Off the Court with Victoria

Favorites - Spot on campus: The Terrace; Cartoon Character: South Park; Holiday: Thanksgiving; Movie: Ferris Bueller's Day off; Food: Sushi; TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother; Book: Bossypants by Tina Fey; Athlete: Manny Pacquiao; Volleyball Player: Misty May.
First started volleyball (age/grade):
11, 6th grade
Earliest volleyball memory: Stuff blocking a 6 foot hitter in 8th grade
Most memorable volleyball match: the NCAA semifinal game against Texas
My favorite thing about Wisconsin volleyball is: the team and coaching staff
Before each match, I: listen to music and dance with my team
Best UW road trip: playing at Pepperdine in Malibu, California
One word that describes the team: Bring it!
One word that describes me: Asian
My teammates say I am: Witty
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: lay out at the terrace
Most memorable volleyball achievement: Playing in the NCAA finals in Seattle
This summer, I: Had an internship with UW Adapted Fitness, took a class, laid out at the Terrace, and went to Lollapalooza
Is there something significant about your uniform number? It's my birthday month and date
The best thing about the Field House is: the fans!
My goal for this year is: To win a national championship
Dream as a collegiate player: Inspire younger players
If you were stranded on an island, which three teammates would you bring with you and why? Ellen because she can reach high on trees for food, Deme because she could catch animals or swim a long distance to safety, and Taylor Fricano because she's funny and could keep me entertained
The best thing about Madison is: the school spirit
Fantasy job/career: being an occupational therapist
Person(s) most admired/role models: My parents
I can't live without: my phone
My secret addiction is: guacamole
The community service activity or group I most like: UW Adapted Fitness
The best sporting event I ever attended was: NCAA championship in Seattle
Nobody knows how much I love to: bike outdoors
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: smart phone
A non-athletic talent I have is: playing the clarinet
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: being really great at drawing
If you could trade places for a day with a person, who would it be and why? Beyonce because she is super talented
If I had a million dollars, I would: go on a shopping spree, save some to pay for the rest of my college education, and then donate some
Post-college plans/goals: graduate school to get a degree in occupational therapy
If I was Coach Sheffield for the day, I would: buy all the Diet Coke in the state of Wisconsin
What is your favorite Kelly saying? I have a ton of favorites but I like the Bring It and Badger Pride cheers
What are you most thankful for? My friends and family
What are you passionate about? Inspiring others
My favorite quote or motto is: Bring it
The best advice I have ever gotten is: do your best
I am afraid of: spiders

What does it mean to be a Badger?

"It means taking pride and celebrating in Wisconsin traditions and loving every second of it."

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