7 Rubena Sukaj
7 Rubena Sukaj
Height: 6-1
Hometown: Tirana, Albania
High School: Asim Vokshi
Position: OH
2007:Named PL Player of the Year ... also named to the All-PL First Team, PL All-Tournament Team, AVCA All-Northeast Region Team, AVCA All-America Honorable Mention, ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District II First Team and PL Academic Honor Roll ... ranked fourth in the nation with 5.49 kills per game and seventh with 0.66 aces per game and led the PL in both categories ... recorded the second-highest kills total (637), kills per game average (5.49) and attack attempts (1,446) in school history ... tallied the eighth-most service aces in school history (77) and ninth-best aces per game average (0.66) ... ranked seventh in the PL in hitting percentage (.295) ... recorded 11 double-doubles (10 kills-digs, 1 kills-aces) ... scored a career-high 32 kills against Penn, Sept. 15 ... dug a career-high 17 balls at Morgan State, Oct. 24 ... tallied 30-plus kills in four matches ... averaged 5.70 kills per game with a .350 hitting percentage against conference opponents.

2006: Named PL Player of the Year ... also named to the All-PL First Team, AVCA All-Northeast Region Team, AVCA All-America Honorable Mention and PL Academic Honor Roll ... ranked third in the nation with 0.74 aces per game and 12th with 5.00 kills per game ... recorded the third-highest kills per game and aces per game averages in school history ...tallied the fifth-most kills in school history (540) ... registered 20-plus kills in 10 matches ... scored a then career-high 28 kills at Cornell, Sept. 16 ... hit .513 with 24 kills at George Washington, Aug. 26 ... averaged 5.45 kills per game and .93 aces per game against conference opponents.

2005: Named to the All-PL Second Team and PL Academic Honor Roll ... ranked ninth in the nation with 0.65 aces per game, a school record for a freshman ... recorded 10-plus kills in 23 matches ... tallied three kills-digs double-doubles ... scored a then career-high 21 kills and hit .417 against Lafayette, Oct. 1 ... notched 15 kills and six service aces at Holy Cross, Oct. 7.

High School: Played for the Albanian National Team ... participated in the World Championships Qualifier where she finished as the third-best scorer ... participated in the Mediterranean Games ... team finished third in the Turkey Balkan Championships where she was the tournament's third-highest scorer.

Honors and Awards:

  • 2-Time AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2-Time AVCA All-Region
  • 2-Time PL Player of the Year
  • 3-Time All-PL
  • 2007 Regional Academic All-America
  • 3-Time PL Academic Honor Roll
  • 2nd All-Time in Kills and Aces in PL