ULM Volleyball Player Marcela Urbina

Improve Your Volleyball interviews ULM volleyball player Marcela Urbina

Improve Your Volleyball.com interviews ULM volleyball player Marcela

Urbina, the first ever Sun Belt Conference volleyball player of the Week.

Improve Your Volleyball: What makes you special?

"My sense of humor and positive attitude when facing adverse

circumstances is something I feel sets me apart.

My perseverance is also something I'm proud of. I have a good work

ethic which involves a lot of effort, but it always pays off in the end.

I fight for what I want.

I also appreciate what I have and the opportunities I've been given."

Improve Your Volleyball: What accessories and/or equipment help you play your best?

"My knee pads help me feel more fearless on the court.

Otherwise, nothing really. We are not allowed to wear jewelry or anything

I would consider helpful on the court."


Improve Your Volleyball: What pregame habits, rituals, or superstitions do you have to do before every game?

"I don't have any traditional superstitions or rituals I must do before each


One habit of mine though is to make sure I focus and get ready

for the match, though. I make a concerted effort to get into the

competitive mindset and be ready to fight."


Improve Your Volleyball: Who or what inspires you to play well in each volleyball match that you play?

My family and the people that support me the most in my life. My

teammates also play a huge role in inspiring me to play the

absolute best I can, because we are a unit. We must all work together

and make sure we are on our game, so they definitely inspire me as


What did inspiring college volleyball player Marcela Urbina  do this week? 

Marcela Urbina was voted the Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Player of

the Week by the leagues head volleyball coaches.


Marcela Urbina was instrumental in the ULM Warhawks breaking

their 83-match losing streak in Sun Belt action this week and three

days later helped her team put an end to their 17-match losing streak

against North Texas. 


The freshman starting libero besides earning a starting position has 

quickly moved up the rankings after seven days, where she averaged 

4.43 digs per set and tied her career-high.

Urbina picked up 18 digs and 19 digs in the Warhawk’s victories over 

UL-Lafayette and North Texas, respectively, before tying her 

career-best in digs with 25 against Denver, the third time she has 

reached that mark this season.

In the Sun Belt Conference, Urbina currently ranks fifth in digs in 

conference matches only, averaging 4.00 per set while ranking ninth 

with 3.35 per set when including all matches.

If you are a fan of inspiring ULM volleyball player Marcela

Urbina or the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks team then

here's a place where you can share your action shots and

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