10 Gabby Bird-Vogel
10 Gabby Bird-Vogel
Height: 6-2
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Seattle Prep
Position: OH


2011:  Appeared in six matches and seven sets…Recorded two kills and three digs in a victory at home against Dartmouth on Oct. 7…Struck for a kill in a win at Penn on Oct. 15…Made her collegiate debut at home against Colgate on Sept. 3.

Before Yale: Played for Seattle Prep School and the Island Thunder Volleyball Club... Captain at Seattle Prep in the fall of 2010... Team captured the Washington 3A State Championship... Named MVP of the state tournament and to the All Tournament Team... Selected to the Seattle Times Regional All Star team... MVP of the Metro League.

Four Questions for Gabby:

1.     Why Yale? When I first visited, I immediately fell in love.

2.     Nicknames? Gabbs, Gabbers, Gabster, Bird-Bird, Big Bird (they are endless).

3.     Favorite quote? “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle

4.     If you didn’t play volleyball, what would you be doing with all that free time? Getting more sleep or attempting to be more organized.