Andrea Carrie Drews

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Andrea Carriie Drews

NameAndrea Carrie Drews
Nick NameAnnie
DOB25 December 1993
(Age 29 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education Graduate
Nationality USA
Profession volleyball Player
Birth Place   USA

Physical Appearance

Height 6 feet 3 inch
Weight 77 kg ( approx )

Family

Parents

Father: Mike Drews

Mother: Carrie Drews

Marital Status Married
Siblings

Brother: Derek

Sister: Erin

Andrea Carrie Drews (born December 25, 1993) is an American professional volleyball player for the United States women's National volleyball team . Drews was elected as the Most Valuable Player of the2019 FIBA women's volleyball nations league   in Nanjing, China, where Team USA won the gold medal and the Best Opposite of the 2019 FIBA women's world cup where the U.S. finished in second place. She won gold with the national team at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olampics. 

Personal Life

Annie Drews grew up in Elkhart, Indiana. Her parents are Mike Drews and Carrie Drews. She has a brother, Derek, who played basketball at Western Michigan University. She also has a sister, Erin, who is an artist.

When asked about her mindset on playing, she said, “My faith has been the biggest game changer/factor in my career, but more importantly, my life. I became a Christian in college and I truly believe that God has equipped me with opportunities and abilities to continue playing & learning in this sport.”

At a young age, she started playing club volleyball for Mizuno Gold and Circle City Gold. In an interview, Drews revealed that she took part in competitive cheerleading when she was young.

Drews graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management in 2015. On June 15, 2020, Drews and Tanner Schumacher announced their engagement. On September 6, 2021, Drews married Schumacher

High School and Collegiate years

Formative years and high school

Drew started playing indoor club volleyball in 2008 with Network Juniors and concluded her youth club career with Northern Indiana Volleyball Academy. She was a two-time volleyball state champion at Penn High School in Mishawaka, Indiana, where she was selected an AVCA High School American as a senior.

Purdue University

Formative years and high school
Drew started playing indoor club volleyball in 2008 with Network Juniors and concluded her youth club career with Northern Indiana Volleyball Academy. She was a two-time volleyball state champion at Penn High School in Mishawaka, Indiana, where she was selected an AVCA High School American as a senior.

Purdue University
Drews began her sporting career in school tournaments. After emerging as one of the nation's top prep players at Penn High, she headed to Purdue University's women volleyball team, with which she took part in the NCAA Division I Championships from 2012 to 2015. "The monster of the Big Ten," Purdue coach Dave Shondell called Drews. She was an All-America outside hitter.

Drews received an honorable mention at the AVCA All-American in 2014. Moreover, Drews was selected AVCA Second-Team All-America in 2015 as a senior at Purdue University. She graduated from Purdue University in Hospitality and Tourism Management in 2015.

Career

Junior national team 

She was a member of the U.S. Women's National A2 Program (now known as U.S. Collegiate National Team) in 2013.

Club teams

2016: Indias de Mayagüez (PUR)

Ihtisas and played at the Turkish Volleyball League. She played the play-off quarterfinals and finished as the third-best scorer in the regular season with 384 points. She helped the club reach its best finish in the league since its inception.

2017: Criollas de Caguas (PUR)

Ihtisas and played at the Turkish Volleyball League. She played the play-off quarterfinals and finished as the third-best scorer in the regular season with 384 points. She helped the club reach its best finish in the league since its inception.

2017-2018: SAB Volley Legnano & Pomi Casalmaggiore (ITA)

Ihtisas and played at the Turkish Volleyball League. She played the play-off quarterfinals and finished as the third-best scorer in the regular season with 384 points. She helped the club reach its best finish in the league since its inception.

2018-2019: Kameroglu Beylikdüzü Voleybol Ihtisas (TUR)

Ihtisas and played at the Turkish Volleyball League. She played the play-off quarterfinals and finished as the third-best scorer in the regular season with 384 points. She helped the club reach its best finish in the league since its inception.