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Julie Mueller-Paska
Julie Mueller-Paska

Chicago, Illinois


Volleyball (1981-84)

Inducted: 1992

Four-year letterwinner ... earned second-team All-America honors as a senior in 1984 ... All-Gateway selection in 1982-1984 and led the Redbirds to conference titles and NCAA tournaments berths all three seasons ... those three teams compiled a 94-40 record and won 17 of 18 Gateway Conference matches ... finished her career with 379 blocks ... was the first Illinois State player with at least 200 blocks and aces ... after her playing career, Paska spent three years as an assistant coach with the Redbirds ... she was also selected to the Gateway Conference's 10th anniversary team.