2021 - 2022 VIRGINIA
VOLLEYBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
AKASHA
ANDERSON
OUTSIDE HITTER
HERNDON HS
HERNDON, VIRGINIA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-3
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
670
KILLS
382
DIGS
76
SERVICE ACES
28
BLOCKS
“Akasha was a standout player. She puts so much power behind her hits and can really mix up her attacks. She is a great passer and server as well.”
Sheena Eldred
Head Coach - head coach of Yorktown High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-3 senior outside hitter amassed 670 kills and 382 digs this past season, leading the Fighting Hornets (18-6) to the Class 6 state championship match. Anderson also recorded 76 service aces and 28 blocks while posting a .486 kill percentage and a .336 hitting percentage. The Region 6D Player of the Year and the Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year, she concluded her prep volleyball career with 1,076 kills and 474 digs.

Academic Achievement


Anderson has maintained a 3.70 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball on scholarship at Auburn University this fall.

Exemplary Character


Anderson has volunteered locally as part of voter registration drives, and she has donated her time at local food pantries.