13 Nandyala Gama
Nandyala  Gama

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

High School:
Colégio Batista Shepard

Height:
6-3

Position:
MB


11/27/2017

Two Volleyball Players Named All-Mountain West

Gama received her second all-conference honor, while Robinson is just the fourth Spartan to be honored by the MW.

11/11/2017

Volleyball Upsets #19 Colorado State On Saturday

The Spartans snapped the Rams 15-match winning streak and handed them just their third loss of the season.

09/30/2017

Gama, Robinson Have Career Days In Volleyball's 3-1 Win At Fresno State

The Spartans end September with the most wins since the 2001 season.

09/17/2017

Volleyball Defeats Santa Clara 3-1 Saturday Night

The Spartans enter Mountain West play with an 8-3 record.

09/02/2017

Volleyball Goes 2-0 Saturday At Fullerton/Riverside Classic

Nandyala Gama led the Spartans in kills in both matches.

Four seasons at San José State.

SJSU CAREER RANKINGS: Ended her Spartan career ranked fourth in total blocks with 366 and fifth in block assists with 325…is 11th all-time in kills with 1,114, and is the 14th player in school history to record 1,000 career kills at San José State.

MOUNTAIN WEST ALL-STAR TEAM: Part of the 2017 Mountain West All-Star team that finished second at the 2017 European Global Challenge…played with teammate Breann Robinson.

2017: All-Mountain West honoree…starting middle blocker for SJSU in all 27 matches...hit .294 and averaged 3.43 kills and 0.87 blocks per set...hit .650 against Omaha (15-2-20) and .600 at Fresno State (21-0-35)...hit .300 or better in 13 matches...double-figure kills in 20 matches including 20+ in five...career-best 23 kills in her final match in Spartan uniform against Utah State…22 kills in a win over New Mexico...21 kills at Fresno State and versus UNLV...20 kills in win at Drake...17 kills against Pepperdine...14th player in school history to record 1,000 career kills...did it against Colorado State on Oct. 12...eight blocks at Air Force and seven blocks at Nevada and versus New Mexico and Air Force...six blocks at San Diego State and five blocks against Pepperdine, and Santa Clara...two service aces against Howard and Idaho...five digs at San Francisco and against Wyoming, four at Fresno State and against Air Force and three against Cal State Fullerton, Drake, Idaho, Santa Clara and at Air Force...SCU/SJSU Tournament all-tournament team selection.

2016: Honorable mention All-Mountain West selection…played in 30 matches and 111 sets...averaged 1.90 kills and 1.23 blocks per set...team leader in blocks with 137…on the San José State single-season list, tied for the second-highest block assist total with 128 and tied for sixth in total blocks with 137…recorded 13 block assists in a win over Cal State Fullerton, one shy of tying the school record for block assists and total blocks in a match...the only Spartan in school history to record 13 blocks in a match...tied for top blocking performance in the Mountain West and tied for seventh nationally in a five-set match...only double-double of her career with 12 kills and 10 blocks against UNLV...15 kills in a win over New Mexico...14 kills against Cal State Fullerton and at Air Force...11 kills against Houston Baptist and 10 kills against Southern Utah, Long Beach State and Nevada...hit .583 at Boise State, .524 against UNLV and .483 in a win over New Mexico...two aces against Manhattan and New Mexico...seven digs against CS Fullerton...five digs at Utah Valley and against UNLV...10 blocks versus UNLV, nine blocks against Houston Baptist and six blocks at Utah Valley and versus Southern Utah...named to the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup All-Tournament team.

2015:  Played in 31 matches and 115 sets…averaged 2.26 kills and 0.87 blocks per set… one of her best hitting matches of season came in sweep of Utah State where she hit .529 (11-2-17)…hit .556 at Nevada (5-0-9) and .500 at UMass Lowell (10-3-14)...11 matches with 10+ kills...season-high 17 kills against Evansville, 14 against Fresno State, three matches with 12 kills - Cal Poly, UC Riverside and at UTRGV and 11 kills twice...four digs in four matches...career-best 10 block assists against Holy Cross...first Spartan with 10+ blocks since November of 2013...seven blocks against UNLV, two solo and five assists...six block assists at Air Force, five block assists and six total blocks at Fresno State...six block assists against Air Force...named to the UMass Lowell Invitational All-Tournament team and Chippewa Challenge All-Tournament team.

2014:  Played in 27 matches and 95 sets...averaged 3.01 kills and 0.41 blocks per set...double-digit kills in 14 matches...20 kills in a win over South Dakota State and versus Air Force...19 kills in a win over Fresno State, 15 kills at Air Force and 14 kills against Bakersfield, at Fresno State and versus UNLV...six digs at New Mexico...two solo blocks against Bakersfield and at Utah State...three block assists at Cal Poly and at Chicago State...four total blocks at Chicago State and at Utah State.

2015 BEACH:  Finished the season with 2-14 record…played in the number-one position with Bre Moreland… defeated pair from San Francisco for first win of season at NorCal Invitational…also won against top pair from Sacramento State on March 14…seven matches went three sets.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Attended Colégio Batista Shepard in Rio…played for Minas Tenis Clube.

PERSONAL:  A communication studies major…Academic All-Mountain West honoree…wants to play professionally after graduation…enjoys cooking and traveling…Nandyala Santos Gama was born on October 1, 1993, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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