Volleyball Freshman Orientation: Rachel Vidourek

Vidourek averaged 5.67 kills per set and hit .620 as a senior in high school.

Aug 22, 2013

MILWAUKEE - Freshman middle hitter Rachel Vidourek joins the Golden Eagles following the departure of all Marquette's middles who recieved playing time in 2012. Vidourek averaged 5.67 kills per set as a senior at Talawanda High School, while hitting .620 on the season and racking up conference player of the year honors. 

The native of southwestern Ohio is excited with the BIG EAST Conference's addition of Xavier and is enrolled in Marquette's nationally acclaimed physician assistant studies program.

Learn more about Vidourek and her path to becoming a Golden Eagle:

GoMarquette.com: Why did you choose Marquette?
Vidourek: The chance to be a part of an awesome volleyball team and the physician assistant studies program.

GoMU: What is your most embarrassing volleyball moment?
Vidourek: I forgot my entire volleyball bag at home when playing at a club tournament in another state.

GoMU: What is your proudest volleyball achievement to date?
Vidourek: Receiving an offer to play volleyball at Marquette.

GoMU: In kindergarten what did you want to be when you grew up?
Vidourek: A veterinarian because I loved animals.

GoMU: What are you looking forward to most in college?
Vidourek: Growing up, meeting new people and making memories.

GoMU: Is there a team you are looking forward to playing the most?
Vidourek: Xavier because my hometown in near Cincinnati and I have a friend on the team. 

GoMU: Who are your biggest heros and why?
Vidourek: My mom and dad because they are the most supportive parents I could hope to have.



GoMU: What is your biggest pet peeve?
Vidourek: Bad or slow drivers.

GoMU: If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Vidourek: Somewhere beautiful to escape and slow time down.

GoMU: What are your interests or hobbies other than volleyball?
Vidourek: Spending time with friends and family.

GoMU: Favorite food(s)?
Vidourek: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, guacamole, pancakes and bacon, and steak  

GoMU: If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?
Vidourek: A dog because I love to be around people.


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