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Vendula Strakova

Vendula Strakova

Vendula Strakova
Birth date: 
September 19, 1991

She is the sensational Czech volleyball player from Hampton University, who has been spectacular in his second season with the Pirates. The european player made ​​615 uncontested  shots in 109  sets. She  had 1335 attacks for a tremendous percentage of .318, also made ​​45 assists and 65 ace serves, had 8 blocks individually and 61 blocks in attendance. This girl made 718.5 points to achieve the highest percentage of all the NCAA with 6.59 points per set.

Vendula is a native girl from Brno, Czech Republic. Brno is the second largest city of the Czech Republic, It is located in the southeast of the country, 25 miles from Austria and 37 miles from Slovakia, in the region of South Moravia. In September 19, 1991 , was born the daughter  Tatana Strakova and Ivo Straka . But it was 16 years later when she began her legend as a volleyball player. That blonde girl who moved with cunning and jumped over the net making kills with ease achieved two titles with VK KP Brno in the Junior Championship in the Czech Republic during the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons. Her talent was immediately detected and at 18 years old was called to the major team of VK KP Brno 2009-2010 season the team finished second overall in the Major League and the third overall in the 2010-2011 season.

Vendula Strakova played for the Junior National Team of the Czech Republic during the World Championships qualifying tournament in 2009 held in Antalya, Turkey and was a member of the  Czech Republic team during the qualifying tournament for the European Championships in 2010 Montpellier, France.

In her Sophomore season Strakova was named MEAC All-Tournament Team , was ranked in the National Top Ten in three different categories , third in points with 5.61 per set , fifth in As services .52 per set and sixth in kills with 4.75 per set.

Vendula Strakova and the Pirates of Hampton University won the 2013 MEAC Volleyball Championships by winning the final against Coppin State 3-2.


By Sergio Morales
Translation by Sebastian Llavaneras

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