MUNCIE, Ind. – – Ball State Women’s Volleyball is excited to welcome a pair of graduate transfers to the program as Julianna Cramer and Addie Halverson are set to join the team for the fall 2022 season according to coach- chief Kelli Miller Phillips.
Cramer joins the Cardinals after playing the past four seasons at Arkansas State where she helped guide the Red Wolves to a 59-51 career record. Halverson spent five seasons at Jacksonville State, spending time on the court in three. Last season, Halverson helped guide the Gamecocks to a 25-7 record and the ASUN Tournament Championship game.
“We are thrilled with our two new additions to the program,” said Phillips. “Julianna is a competitor who will add fire, high IQ to volleyball and can distribute the ball to her batters as well as anyone. Her passion for volleyball and experience will make her a great addition. to our team this fall. Addie is playing hard and will do whatever it takes to help her team win games. She’s a dynamic forward who can hit all the shots and will be a force for us at net!”
The duo joins Paige Busick, Madison Buckley, Katie Egenolf and Aniya Kennedy who were announced during the signing period in November.
Julianna Cramer – Setter – Arkansas State – Harrison, Ark. (Harrison)
Played in 301 total sets for Arkansas State, dispensing 1,283 career assists…delivered a career-high 31 assists twice as a sophomore in 2019 – at Virginia Tech (09/20/2019 ) and at UT Arlington (2019-11-08) … recorded 25 career assist/digging double-doubles, including 14 last season … totaled 29 assists in the 2021 season to go along with a career-high 23 digs vs. Little Rock (9/11/2021) … served 38 career aces, including 16 last season to rank fourth on the team … led the team with 618 total assists as a sophomore, while still ranking third on the team with 251 digs … served 38 aces during his career at Arkansas State, including 16 this past season.
Addie Halverson – Outside hitter – Jacksonville State – Spring Grove, IL (Richmond-Burton)
Played in 219 total sets for Jacksonville State, smashing 522 career wins…appeared in each of the past two seasons, as well as the 2018 campaign…in redshirt at JSU in 2017, seeing no action in 2019… helped guide the Gamecocks OVC regular season championships in 2019 and in the COVID-shortened 2020-21 spring season… broke double-digit wins in 22 games during his career, including a high in career 19 in a four-set victory over West Carolina on September 8, 2018… ranked second on the JSU team in 2021 with an average of 2.57 eliminations per set, including a season-high of 15 at Lipscomb (11/14/2021) … has also served 42 aces, had 276 digs and totaled 54.0 total blocks in his Gamecocks career … has five career-high double-kill / dig doubles and set a high in career with 15 digs against Southern Utah (09/01/2018).