June 29, 2012
Name: Wimberly Wilson
Position: Defensive Specialist/Libero
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
Wilson comes to Tech from Pope High School in nearby Marietta, Ga. where she was a three-time letterwinner and captain under the direction of Bryan Jones. Wilson helped her team to the 2009 5A and 2010 and 2011 4A state championships. During her senior season, Pope was ranked the No. 8 team in the country by PrepVolleyball.com.
After a stellar career Wilson was rewarded by being named to the 2011 all-county, all-area, all-state and senior all-star teams by the GHSA. Wilson was also a PrepVolleyball.com Academic All-American and participated in the 2011 Georgia Senior All-Star game.
When I was a kid, the professional athlete I pretended to be was: Mia Hamm
On a random night off the court, fans can find me: Wrapped up in a blanked on my couch watching a movie
Three things I cannot live without are: My iPhone, Volleyball, My favorite pair of flip flops
My special hidden talent is: I can play the ukulele
The title to a movie about my life would be: The Tale of a Nugget
One day, I have dreams of being: in Spain!
The person who has influenced my game the most: Jennifer Buckert
On the court, some would describe my game face as: Alert
The thing that excites me most about being a student-athlete is: getting to be a part of an awesome volleyball program
The thing that drew me to Georgia Tech the most was: the beautiful campus and quality education
My top academic and athletic goals while I attend Georgia Tech are: maintain a good GPA, be on the honor roll, make an all-ACC team
What I am going to bring to Georgia Tech Volleyball: lots of energy and determination!