3 Annika Gliottone
3 Annika Gliottone
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Warwick, RI
High School: Tollgate
Position: DS/L

2009: One of the most versatile players for the Bears, starting at several positions ... Despite missing time with an injury, still appeared in 17 matches, with 12 starts ... Finished second on the team in assists, notching 268 on the season as the part-time setter ... Also added 12 kills and 13 service aces on the offensive end ... Continued her impressive defensive play, picking up 127 digs, an average of 2.31 per set.

2008: Stepped in as the starting libero for the Bears … Despite missing eight matches due to injury, finished second on the team in total digs with 227, and led the Bears with 3.72 per set … Also had 28 assists and 16 service aces.

Before Brown: Gliottone was a four-year member and three-year letterwinner at Tollgate...Named to the First Team all-City and all-State teams in 2006 and 2007...Was a team captain her senior year...Recipient of the Outstanding Player Award in 2007...Member of the National Honor Society...Was also named to the all-State first team for golf.

Personal: Annika Ringman Gliottone is the daughter of Gary and Debra Gliottone of Warwick, Rhode Island...Has a sister, Ingrid...Considering concentration in physical therapy.