Athlete of the Week: Kerri Neville

Sport: Volleyball

Year: Second

Major: Business

Hometown: Commack, New York


How Did You First Start Playing Volleyball?

I first started playing volleyball in eighth grade because I wanted to try a new sport and there was a beginner’s clinic at Sportime. I ended up falling in love with the sport and joined their travel team.

Outside Of Volleyball, What Do You Like To Do?

Outside of volleyball I enjoy hiking and spending time with my family.

Who Are Your Biggest Role Models?

My biggest role models are my sisters Erin and Kayla because they excel in both athletics and academics, which are very important to me.

Are You A Fan Of Any Professional Teams?

I am a New York Giants fan and a New York Yankees fan.

Do You Have Any Sports-Related Superstitions?

One of my sports-related superstitions is doing personal handshakes with a lot of the girls on my team before every set we play.

What’s Your Favorite Sports Memory?

One of my favorite sport memories is doing a team specific “heads up” game right before our SUNYAC Championship game in 2016.