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Erin Bies   2
Erin Bies

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Massapequa, N.Y.

High School:
Massapequa

Height:
5-5

Position:
L/DS

Twitter Handle:
@BIES_inthetrap


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GENERAL:
  • Excellent defensive player who adds depth in the backrow
  • Very active in community, including missions to Ethiopia since her arrival at Siena
  • Sister Julie was libero at MAAC-member Manhattan from 2009-12
  • Has soft hands, good footwork, and a strong knowledge of the game
  • Gained exposure for her off-the-court work with Operation Hearts and Home in the wake of having her home destroyed during Superstorm Sandy

2013:
  • Appeared in 25 matches and 48 sets as defensive specialist and libero
  • Averaged 1.62 digs per set
  • Played four sets, registering 13 digs, two aces and no reception errors in 3-2 home loss to eventual MAAC Champion Fairfield

2012:
  • Played in 27 matches and 64 total sets, making three starts
  • Averaged 1.0 digs per contest
  • Collected season-high 10 digs in tough 3-2 loss at Niagara (10/21)
  • Had just three reception errors in last 11 matches played

BEFORE SIENA:
  • All-State and two-time All-County selection
  • 2011 All-Long Island selection by MSG Varsity
  • Three-time Nassau County Champion (2008-10)

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
  • Has two older sisters Kristen and Julie, and a brother, Phil
  • Family hosts a ukranian girl named Alina each summer
  • Very active in community, having volunteered for: Operation Hearts and Home (2006-13), Camp Abilities volunteer coach (summers of 2011-12), Massapequa volleyball volunteer/head coach (summers 2007-10/11-12).

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Erin's one of the hardest workers on the team, and her game has improved tremendously. As an upperclassman, we will count on her for leadership and increased production in the back row."

GETTING TO KNOW ERIN:
    Instagram Handle: @erinbies
    Nickname: Baby
    Major: Social Work
    What I like most about Siena: The friendly and welcoming community
    What I like most about coach Pierre: How he can push us to always work our hardest
    Other sports I follow at Siena:: Basketball and soccer
    Player I most relate to on the team: Kelly Byrne
    Best moment at Siena: 2012 MAAC Championships
    My hobbies are: Traveling, trying new things, hanging out with friends, and running
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Norway
    My biggest fans: My grandma and my dad
    Best advice I have ever received: Never let anyone work harder than you
    Person I look up to the most: My sister, Julie
    Three words that describe me: Energetic, loud, outgoing
    Sport I always wanted to try: Hockey
    My dream job: Social Worker at a school or an orphanage
    My dream car: Jeep Wrangler

    FAVORITES

    Reality TV Show: The Challenge
    Class at Siena: Relationship Violence
    Vacation spot: Africa
    Twitter account to follow: @jujubiess
    Color: Aqua
    Website: Pinterest
    Ice cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
    App: Spotify
    Animal: Giraffe
    Food: Cranberry Sauce
    Movie: Dinner for Schmucks
    Song: Waka Waka
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