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Raquel Ferreira

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USA, Brazil | 6'0" | Los Angeles, CA
Player Information

Birthdate: August 10, 1982
Hometown: Minas Geras, Brazil
College: Concordia

Best Finish

Domestic: 1st
International: N/A
Overall: 1st

#13Currently Ranked

Biography

Raquel Ferreira was born in Minas Geras, Brazil, and began her volleyball career in Sao Paulo playing for the Brazilian Junior National Team at the age of 15. She eventually began her professional career at the age of 20 playing in Belgium. Ferreira began her college career at Barton Community College in Kansas. As a…

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Raquel Ferreira was born in Minas Geras, Brazil, and began her volleyball career in Sao Paulo playing for the Brazilian Junior National Team at the age of 15. She eventually began her professional career at the age of 20 playing in Belgium. Ferreira began her college career at Barton Community College in Kansas. As a freshman, she helped lead her team to a Junior College National Championship and was named an All-American and the National Championship MVP. Ferreira transferred to Concordia University in Irvine and helped lead her team to the National Championship game. She was named and AVCA NAIA All-American, and was both the 2004 NAIA Tournament MVP and Player of the Year.

Ferreira began her AVP career in 2009 at Panama City. The same year she earned the AVP Rookie of the Year. In 2013, Ferreira had her best year on the AVP tour, finishing the season with two top-5 and six top-10 finishes.

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