The long wait is over. Annie Drews was the first female Olympic volleyball player from Indiana. Now, she is part of Olympic history. Drews was a force on the first GOLD MEDAL won by the Womens’ USAVolleyball Team. She was voted
Winning has become a tradition with Drews. While at Penn High School, she was part of TWO IHSAA 4A State Championships in 2011 and 2012. She was selected to the UnderArmour/AVCA High School All-America team.
While at Purdue University, Drews received Honorable Mention at the AVCA All-American in 2014 and was selected AVCA Second-Team All-America in 2015 as a senior at Purdue University.
Drews was elected as the Most Valuable Player of the 2019 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League in Nanjing, China, where the USA won the gold medal and the Best Opposite of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Cup as part of the silver medal squad.
Congratulations to her high school coaches, Lisa Pawlik and Sarah Hendricks, for establishing the winning foundation. Congrats to Purdue University’s coach, Dave Shondell, for fine-tuning the future Olympic GOLD medalists.