4 - Efrain Negron
Efrain Negron
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Position: Libero
Previous School: Leesburg HS (Leesburg, Fla.)

As a sophomore (2012): All-Conference Carolinas First Team…Played in 21 matches…Led the team with 206 digs…Averaged 2.58 digs per set…Recorded at least 10 digs in eight matches…Season-high 22 digs at Mount St. Joseph (Jan. 14)…Four straight matches with at least 10 digs (Feb. 10 – 18)…Dug out 17 attacks at Limestone (Apr. 3).

As a freshman (2011): Played in 17 matches…Tallied 96 digs…Posted 12 digs against Washington Adventist (Feb. 27)…Dug out a season-high 19 attacks against King (Apr. 5).

High School: Graduated from Leesburg High School in Leesburg, Fla.

Personal: Full name is Efrain Alejandro Negron…Born on November 24, 1991 in Santurce, Puerto Rico…Son of Efrain Negron and Priscilla Ortiz…Has one brother, Emmanuel, and one sister Arantxa…His mother played one year of professional volleyball in Puerto Rico…Played club volleyball for Orlando Gold, coached by Mitch Sawdosky…Majoring in physical education…Plans on playing professionally overseas and receiving his master’s in physical education.

More about Efrain: Favorite book: The Bible…Favorite midnight snacks: Nutella Fruit snacks…Favorite movies: “The Dark Knight Rises”, “The Avengers”, “The Hangover”…Favorite musical artists: Lil’ Wayne, Drake, YMCMB…Favorite song: “We Be Steady Mobbin’”, by Lil’ Wayne…Favorite sports teams: Orlando Magic and Florida Gators…Favorite athletes: Former NBA star Michael Jordan and Tim Tebow of the New York Jets…Efrain can’t live a week without: His cell phone or his family and friends…Efrain’s advice to kids: “Be yourself”…Favorite colors: Black, gray and green…Favorite foods: His mother’s cooking and Los Gorditos Restaurant…Favorite sports other than volleyball: College football and basketball…People Efrain most admires: His family and God…Best advice Efrain has ever been given: “Always try your best at anything you do”…The toughest player Efrain has ever played against: Danny Trevathan of the University of the Denver Broncos…What people don’t know about Efrain: He loves to play basketball and ping-pong…When Efrain was a kid, he tried to be like: The red Power Ranger…When people first meet Efrain, they think: He is short and is handsome.