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#FearlessFalcon Feature: Jesselle Guzman, Women's Volleyball

#FearlessFalcon Feature: Jesselle Guzman, Women's Volleyball

Albertus Athletics will be running "#FearlessFalcon Feature" throughout the next few months. The Sports Information Department reached out to the Class of 2020 and gave them the opportunity to be highlighted on

General Info

Name: Jesselle Guzman 
Hometown: El Paso, Texas 
Graduation Year: 2020
Program: Psychology 
Resident or Commuter: Resident 

Your Albertus Story

Why did you choose Albertus?
I chose Albertus because I wanted to continue playing volleyball and wanted to experience outside of Texas.

Clubs, Activities, Volunteering: SAAC, Unified Sports, Played in Costa Rica over the summer with Beyond Sports and volunteered at schools with kids who come from the poor side of Costa rica. 

Favorite Professor: Professor Waite 

Favorite Class: Cultural Psychology  

Favorite Place on Campus: Athletic Center 

Honors and Awards: All-Tournament Team at the Blazer Challenge (2016), Falcon Award (2017), All-Tournament Team at the Blazer Challenge (2019),  third overall in the GNAC in total digs, leads the GNAC in digs per set, and a part of the 1,000 Digs Club

Your Albertus Athletic Story

Sport Played at Albertus: Volleyball

Years Played at Albertus:

Who is your funniest teammate and why?
Peyton has to be probably one of the funniest people ever. She has the funniest ugly cry anyone has ever seen. Not to mention she just knew when to funny faces or say dumb things to make me laugh during practice and games when i needed it. 

Most memorable game or athletic event: Senior night has to be a pretty memorable game for me. Being from Texas, my mom isn't at my games, and not having my biggest fan at games has been rough. So her being at senior night to watch me play in my last college game was memorable.

What is the greatest lesson you've learned from being a student-athlete?
The greatest lesson I've learned from being a student-athlete is that sometimes life isn't easy. It doesn't always go the way we plan, want , or maybe even hoped it would. No matter what happens or is going on you never stop pushing, you never give up. 


3 Words Used to describe your experience: I can use one.. Unforgettable!

Our next #FearlessFalcon Feature gives us a look at Nathalie Rafael, a women's lacrosse player from West Haven, Conn. 

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