2 Hope Steel
2 Hope Steel
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Palestine, Ind.
High School: Lutheran
Position: DS

2014: Key member of the defensive unit that helped the team reach the semifinals of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament...named to the HCAC's All-Sportsmanship team...recorded 10 or more digs in seven matches, highlighted by a career-high 16 digs against Defiance (10/17)...helped the Grizzlies post a 4-0 record at the Earlham Invitational...appeared in 92 sets on the season...had 10 digs in team's 3-1 win over Mount St. Joseph in the first round of the conference tournament.

2013: Tallied a season-high 12 digs in a victory over Ohio Wesleyan (11/2)...played in 26 sets and helped team post its most victories since 2005 with 15 wins...added nine digs against Anderson (11/2).

2012: Appeared in 12 matches as a freshman...recorded a season-high nine digs in a victory against Ohio Wesleyan (9/9)...made collegiate debut by tallying eight digs at Wilmington (9/5)...had two service aces at Spalding (10/10).

High School: Helped lead Lutheran High School to a Indiana Class 1A state runner-up finish in 2010...named school's Senior Athlete of the Year following her senior season...high school teammate to currently volleyball player Jordan Finke.

Personal: Majors in sociology with a minor in religious studies...daughter of Chris and Susie Steel...Pi Beta Phi.