Cal Volleyball BIO
Lillian Schonewise
Player Profile:
Lillian Schonewise 1250340
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'3"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
High School: Papillion-La Vista South
Experience: 3 Letters

As a Redshirt Junior (2014):

• Named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-American

• Named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention

• Finished seventh in the Pac-12 with a .345 hitting percentage

• Averaged 2.83 kills and 0.93 blocks per set

• Had a career-high 21 kills with a .471 hitting percentage in a five-set win over No. 21 USC

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2013):

• Averaged 2.13 kills and 0.94 blocks per set in her first season as a starting middle blocker

• Named to the Cal Molten Classic All-Tournament Team

• Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention pick

• Played on Pac-12 All-Star Team that toured China

• Led Cal with a .452 hitting percentage on its European Tour last summer

As a Sophomore (2012):

• Took a redshirt season

As a Freshman (2011):

• Saw time in 41 sets

• Hit an impressive .333 with 1.83 kills per set

• Posted 0.93 blocks per set

• Named the Oct. 24 Pac-12 Player of the Week

High School/Personal:

•'s No. 12-ranked Senior Ace

• Led her high school squad to the Metro Conference Championship, a state and national championship with a 41-0 record and a No. 1 MaxPreps ranking

• Named an Under Armour/AVCA First Team All-American and a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection

• As a sophomore and junior, led Lawrence High School (Lawrence, Kan.), to the 6A Sub-State Championship and was named to the All-Sunflower League team, All-Area teams, All-State and State All-Tournament team

• One of's Top 50 Juniors and was selected to the 2009 USA High Performance Continental Team

• Attended Lawrence High School from 2008-10 and then Papillion-La Vista South High School for her senior year

• Named the 2010-11 Omaha Sportswomen of the Year

• Was one of the ESPN Rise Top-25 senior volleyball players and was named to the Rise All-America team


• Parents are Karen and Quintin Schonewise

• Mother played volleyball at Nebraska while her father was a football player at Kansas

• Majoring in American Studies

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