10 Hannah Lester
10 Hannah Lester
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa
High School: Indianola
Position: MH

Honors & Awards

  • All-IIAC (2017)
  • All-A-R-C Honorable Mention (2018)
  • Simpson Offensive Player of the Year (2017)
  • Three-year letterwinner (2016-18)

2018 | junior

  • Earned Honorable Mention All-American Rivers Conference
  • Appeared in all 27 matches totaling 94 sets
  • Finished with 224 kills (2.38/set), hitting .241
  • Was also second on the team with 50 blocks
  • Also had 35 digs
  • Reached double-figure kills ten times and hit better than .300 in nine matches
  • Had a career-high 17 kills while hitting .234 against Nebraska Wesleyan (Oct. 11)
  • Hit a career-high .545 with 14 kills and 3 digs against Monmouth (Oct. 13)

2017 | sophomore

  • Named to the All-Iowa Conference Team
  • Appeared in all 26 matches totaling a team-high 104 sets
  • Finished with 233 kills (2.24/set), hitting .258
  • Hitting percentage was highest by a Simpson player since 2011
  • Posted a team-high 93 total blocks
  • Also had 10 service aces and 56 digs
  • Hit better than .300 in 12 of 26 matches and reached double-figure kills 13 times
  • Had a season-high 16 kills at a .364 clip in a five-set win over Buena Vista (Sept. 19)
  • Tied a season-high with 16 kills at a .452 clip in a five-set loss at Nebraska Wesleyan (Oct. 24)
  • Hit a season-high .533 with 12 kills and two block assists against Ramapo (Sept. 1)

2016 | freshman

  • Appeared in 27 matches totaling 91 sets
  • Finished second on the team with 172 kills (1.89/set), hitting .134
  • Was also second on the team with 48 total blocks
  • Posted 18 service aces and 105 digs
  • Reached double-figure kills five times
  • Had a season-high 16 kills while hitting .196 at Benedictine (Sept. 24)
  • Hit a season-best .533 with eight kills and zero errors in 15 attempts against Nebraska Wesleyan (Oct. 25)

High School

  • A 2016 graduate of Indianola High School
  • Coached by Kent Halstead
  • Named first team All-CIML Metro Conference as a senior and second team All-CIML Metro Conference as a junior
  • IGHSAU Class 5A West All-District Volleyball Team as senior
  • A four-year Academic All-Conference Athlete
  • Named first team All-Indianola Record Herald & Tribune as a junior and senior
  • A member of state-qualifying basketball and volleyball teams
  • Also lettered in basketball and track
  • Amember of student council for four years

Personal

  • Parents are Aaron and Michelle Lester
  • Has two sisters, Liz and Sarah, and one brother, Andrew
  • Majoring in health services leadership