Janell Walley
Janell  Walley


Yucaipa, Calif.

High School:
Yucaipa HS




Boise State Has 73 Named Academic All-MW

Boise State Athletics sets department record with 73 student-athletes named to 2017 Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team


Broncos Fall Twice on Saturday

Boise State lost a pair of road matches to San Jose State and No. 14 Stanford.


Boise State Suffers Two Defeats on Friday

Broncos struggle on opening day falling to both Tulane and Cal.


Beach Broncos Open Season at Stanford

Boise State's beach volleyball team opens its fifth season with four matches at Stanford.


Broncos Fall in Season Finale

Boise State finishes year at 5-6 with loss at Washington.


Beach Volleyball vs. Oregon (4/7/2017)

Beach Volleyball vs. Oregon (4/7/2017)


Played in all 11 contests during the campaign competing with Emily Sullivan primarily at No. 2 pair going 6-2, went 1-2 at No. 3 pair ... opened season with four straight victories beginning with Pacific’s (March 10) No. 3 team of Emily Baptista and Taylor Poncetta 21-17, 21-18 to help Broncos to the 3-2 team win ... defeated San Jose State’s (March 11) second pair of Julie Sam and Nandyala Gama 21-15, 21-17 ... won 21-17, 21-12 over San Francisco’s (March 11) duo of Emily Reed and Carly Lowry at No. 2 pair as Boise State claimed the team victory ... rallied from one set down to beat Sacramento State’s (March 12) No. 2 tandem of Shannon Boyles and Lexie Skalbeck in three sets 19-21, 21-16, 15-11 in a Boise State win ... swept two matches versus Oregon’s No. 2 pair of Taylor Agost and August Raskie starting with a 21-17, 21-12 win in Boise(April 7) followed by a 21-14, 21-18 victory at Stanford (April 14), both help Boise State wins ... final victory came over California’s (April 15) No. 2 team Grace Campbell and Olivia Rodberg 21-18, 21-16..


HONORS: All-CIF Southern Section and Citrus Belt League MVP senior year ... four-time All-Citrus Belt League First Team honoree ... two-time team captain, named team’s offensive most valuable player as a sophomore and team MVP the last two years ... recipient of the Ken Hubbs Award at YHS ... also a success in the classroom where she was a scholar athlete and four-time member of the YHS Honor Roll.

HIGHLIGHTS: A 2016 graduate of Yucaipa High School in Yucaipa, Calif. ... four-year starter for the Thunderbirds varsity team playing for coach Amber VonKaenel ... senior year helped team to a 26-5 record and a berth into regionals where they lost in CIF Southern Section quarterfinals ... over the last three years the Thunderbirds went a combined 59-28 overall and had a 29-9 league mark to finish second twice ... a two-sport athlete also competing on the track & field team where she set the school record for the high jump twice with the most recent being 5 feet, 7 inches.


Played five years for the Rancho Valley Volleyball Club in San Bernardino, Calif., for coach Danny Scott.


A two sport athlete for the Broncos competing for both the indoor and beach volleyball teams.


Majoring in Health Science Studies ... CoSIDA Academic All-District as a sophomore ... Academic All-Mountain West.

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