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Ellen Sorrells
Ellen Sorrells

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
North Richland Hills, Texas

High School:
Fort Worth Christian

Height:
5-10

Position:
DS/OH

Experience:
1L


09/10/2013

Abilene Christian Downs Texas Tech, 3-1

Rachel Brummitt records 20 digs in Texas Tech's 3-1 loss Tuesday evening

09/07/2013

Washington State Sweeps Texas Tech in Nightcap

Aubree Piper leads the Red Raiders with 12 kills Friday evening

09/06/2013

Red Raiders Open Cougar Challenge With 3-1 Victory Over Montana

Breeann David totals 16 kills while Courtney Ensch adds 14 in Texas Tech's 3-1 victory Friday

07/12/2013

Flora Finalizes 2013 Volleyball Roster

Texas Tech returns 12 letters from its 2012 squad while adding seven newcomers

11/07/2012

First Set Victory Lifts TCU to 3-0 Sweep of Texas Tech

Rachel Brummitt snaps the Tech single-season digs record in a 3-0 loss to TCU Wednesday

11/21/2013

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

09/05/2013

Texas Tech vs. Abilene Christian

Texas Tech vs. Abilene Christian

08/24/2013

Red & Black Scrimmage

Red & Black Scrimmage

05/20/2013

Ellen Sorrells Photo Gallery

Ellen Sorrells Photo Gallery

11/08/2012

Texas Tech vs. TCU

Texas Tech vs. TCU

Ellen Sorrells Photo Gallery

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Appeared in 19 matches as a sophomore while making a pair of starts ... saw time mainly as a substitute on the back row ... played in 53 sets, almost 20 more than her freshman season ... ended the year with 87 digs, averaging 1.64 per set, to go along with 11 assists and six aces ... made her two starts early in the year against Washington State (Sept. 6) and Eastern Washington (Sept. 7) ... finished with 10 or more digs in four different matches, all of which that came in non-conference play ... snapped her career high with 12 digs against Eastern Washington ... followed the performance with 10 digs her next outing on Sept. 10 at Abilene Christian ... broke her career high again on Sept. 14 with 14 digs against Cal State Fullerton ... came close to matching it again the following match with 13 digs on Sept. 16 at Incarnate Word ... appeared in eight matches during Big 12 play ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Appeared in 12 matches on the back row, 11 of which that came during Big 12 play ... had 33 of her 34 sets played come against conference opponents ... finished with 55 digs to go along with eight service aces ... also had seven assists as she could also play the setter position if needed ... recorded her best performance of the year in a near upset of No. 14 Kansas State on Oct. 20 ... notched career highs with three service aces and 10 digs ... followed the performance by totaling 11 digs in the very next match against West Virginia on Oct. 27 ... also totaled nine digs at Oklahoma on Oct. 31 and eight against TCU on Nov. 7 ... her 55 digs during Big 12 play were fourth-most on the team ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.

CAREER HIGHS (following 2013 season)
Kills: None
Total Attacks: 3, vs. Eastern Washington (Sept. 7, 2013)
Hitting Percentage: None
Assists: 3, vs. Iowa State (Oct. 6, 2012)
Service Aces: 3, at Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012)
Digs: 14, vs. Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 14, 2013)
Solo Blocks: None
Block Assists: None
Total Blocks: None

FORT WORTH CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year starter with Fort Worth Christian, one of the top private school programs in the state ... team won the TAPPS 4A State Championship in 2011 after finishing as the runner-up the year before ... was a first-team all-state pick both seasons ... also earned a selection to the all-state tournament team both years as well ... was the district MVP her senior season ... also honored as a first-team all-district selection as well ... earned academic all-district honors as a senior ... was also an academic all-state selection as a junior and senior as well ... member of the school's National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 27, 1994 to parents Phil and Susan Sorrells ... has two younger brothers, Andrew and Will ... both parents are Texas Tech graduates ... father is a criminal court judge while mother is a human resources consultant ... comes from a family of lawyers ... an engineering major that hopes to become a lawyer.

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