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Abby Van Winkle
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ken Delgado
Birth Date October 13, 1999 (23 years old)
Home Town San Clemente, CA
Resides San Clemente, CA
Height 6'2"
College UCLA
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 9th (2 times) $2,850
   AVP 9th (2 times) $2,850
   NVL 33rd $0
Overall 9th (2 times) $2,850
 
Bio Bits

College: Van Winkle played beach volleyball at UCLA. As a freshman she went 29-5 mostly on court three with Zana Muno. That duo clinched the final point in the NCAA Championship win. Van Winkle was 25-5 against ranked teams her first season and had a 24-match winning streak. The next season she teamed with Savvy Simo on court one, finishing with a 13-2 match record, including 9-2 against ranked teams before the season was cut short due to COVID. Van Winkle went 21-9 as a junior with three different partners, mostly on court two. She played on court one as a senior, mostly alongside Lexy Denaburg, and ended with a 30-11 record. She was on the UCLA team for one year (2022) along with her younger sister Tessa. Van Winkle finished her UCLA career with 120 match wins, just three shy of the program record.

Personal:  Van Winkle two younger sisters, Tessa, who plays beach volleyball at UCLA, and Audrey. Her mother Laurie won two national championships indoors at UCLA and her great uncle Bob Ramsey both swam and played water polo at UCLA, winning a pair of national championships. She was a 2018 First Team AVCA High School Beach All-American and with Lindsey Sparks became the first team to win the AAU Triple Crown, winning the Junior Nationals, Junior Olympics and the Best of the Beach.
 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 57th
2013 NVL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 16.0   0 0 0 0 1 0
2018 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 109.0 176th 0 0 0 0 1 1
2019 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,325.00 252.0 127th 1 0 0 1 0 0
2021 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 240.0 61st 0 0 1 1 0 0
2022 AVP 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $1,525.00 2,651.0 63rd 1 0 0 1 0 0
2023 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 660.0 87th 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  13
(607th)
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $2,850.00
(407th)
3,928.0   2 1 1 3 2 1
 
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  13 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $2,850.00
(1246th)
3,928.0   2 1 1 3 2 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 57th
Savvy Simo 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $250 935.0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Piper Monk-Heidrich 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 170.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Kendra VanZwieten 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $250 695.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Macy Jerger 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $700 695.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Lindsey Sparks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $325 132.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Maria Clara Salgado 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $325 566.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Aurora Davis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 660.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Megan Muret 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 59.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $2,850 3,912.0 2 1 1 3 1 1
 
National Volleyball League
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 57th
Maia Hannemann 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 16.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 16.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 57th
Savvy Simo 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $250 935.0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Piper Monk-Heidrich 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 170.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Kendra VanZwieten 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $250 695.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Macy Jerger 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $700 695.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Lindsey Sparks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $325 132.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Maria Clara Salgado 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $325 566.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Aurora Davis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 660.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Maia Hannemann 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 16.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Megan Muret 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 59.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $2,850 3,928.0 2 1 1 3 2 1
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 57th
California: Hermosa Beach AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 50.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
California: Hermosa Beach NVL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 16.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
California: Huntington Beach AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 660.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
California: Manhattan Beach AVP 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $650 892.0 0 0 0 3 0 1
Colorado: Denver AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $250 695.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Illinois: Chicago AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 105.0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Louisiana: New Orleans AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $700 695.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Jersey: Atlantic City AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $250 695.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington: Seattle AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 120.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $2,850 3,928.0 2 1 1 3 2 1
 
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $2,850 3,928.0 2 1 1 3 2 1
 
 
Season Summaries 2013-23
 
2013 National Volleyball League
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/16-18 Hermosa Beach, United States Maia Hannemann Q15 33   16
Q1: l. Easton Balato / Carol Horne (Q18)  16-21, 18-21
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 0-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 0-2  
Points Scored-Allowed: 34-42
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 33rd
Points: 16
Ranking: 116th
 
2018 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/26-29 Hermosa Beach Piper Monk-Heidrich Q16 33   50
Q2: d. Tori Grafeman / Amanda Wiggins (Q49)  21-12, 21-16 (0:41)
Q3: l. Heidi Dyer / Gigi Hernandez (Q81)  16-21, 16-21 (0:46)
8/16-19 Manhattan Beach Megan Muret Q12 57   59
Q2: l. Jenna Belton / Chanti Holroyd (Q53,32)  22-24, 18-21 (0:51)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 1-2  
Sets Won-Lost: 2-4  
Points Scored-Allowed: 114-115
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 33rd
Points: 109
Ranking: 176th
 
2019 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/20-23 Seattle Piper Monk-Heidrich 16 13 $1,000.00 120
W1: l. Kelly Cheng / Sarah Sponcil (1)  14-21, 12-21 (0:37)     
C1: l. Amanda Lawson / Corinne Quiggle (9)  16-21, 12-21 (0:34)     
8/15-18 Manhattan Beach Lindsey Sparks Q41,32 25 $325.00 132
Q2: d. Carly Kan / Julia Scoles (Q24)  23-21, 21-17 (0:46)
Q3: d. Kendra Koelsch / Kamila Tan (Q56)  21-9, 21-17 (0:38)
Q4: d. Branagan Fuller / Heather McGuire (Q25)  19-21, 21-17, 16-14 (1:18)
W1: l. Alix Klineman / April Ross (1)  15-21, 15-21 (0:40)     
C1: l. Falyn Fonoimoana / Alexa Strange (16)  20-22, 13-21 (0:38)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 3-4  
Sets Won-Lost: 6-9  
Points Scored-Allowed: 259-285
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 13th
Winnings: $1,325
Points: 252
Ranking: 127th
 
2021 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/18-22 Manhattan Beach Savvy Simo Q8 25   135
Q3: d. Heather Friesen / Samantha Parrish (Q25)  21-15, 23-21 (0:48)
Q4: d. Katie Dickens / Jennifer Keddy (Q9)  18-21, 21-9, 15-6 (0:56)
Q5: l. Lexy Denaburg / Maria Clara Salgado (Q1,15)  19-21, 17-21 (0:42)
9/1-5 Chicago Savvy Simo Q8 21   105
Q2: d. Melissa Powell / Jessica Wooten (Q25)  22-20, 21-14 (0:41)
Q3: l. Carly Kan / Chelsea Rice (Q9,14)  19-21, 21-18, 11-15 (1:07)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 3-2  
Sets Won-Lost: 7-5  
Points Scored-Allowed: 228-202
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 21st
Points: 240
Ranking: 61st
 
2022 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/27-29 New Orleans Macy Jerger 14 13 $700.00 695
W1: l. Zana Muno / Brandie Wilkerson (3)  12-21, 16-21 (0:38)     
C1: l. Emily Capers / Hailey Harward (6)  21-23, 18-21 (0:49)     
7/1-3 Denver Savvy Simo 9 9 $250.00 695
W1: d. Taylor Nutterfield / Avery Poppinga (Q23,24)  21-17, 21-17 (0:46)     
W2: d. Aurora Davis / Teegan Van Gunst (8)  19-21, 21-18, 15-11 (1:08)     
W3: l. Larissa Maestrini / Liliane Maestrini (1)  18-21, 21-18, 14-16 (1:01)     
C3: l. Katie Dickens / Jennifer Keddy (14)  21-14, 21-23, 12-15 (1:02)     
7/22-24 Atlantic City Kendra VanZwieten 10 9 $250.00 695
W1: d. Tambre Nobles / Eunyce Vercosa (Q9,23)  21-18, 21-14 (0:49)     
W2: l. Deahna Kraft / Allie Wheeler (7)  17-21, 18-21 (0:51)     
C1: d. Avery Poppinga / Sara Putt (Q10,24)  21-12, 23-25, 15-13 (1:30)     
C2: d. Tiffany Creamer / Kristi Tekavec (Q1,16)  21-13, 24-22 (0:49)     
C3: l. Katie Lindstrom / Lydia Smith (13)  16-21, 21-13, 11-15 (1:03)     
8/18-21 Manhattan Beach Maria Clara Salgado Q21,31 25 $325.00 566
Q2: d. Heather Friesen / Agnieszka Pregowska (Q12)  21-18, 21-12 (0:42)
Q3: d. Kim DiCello / Xolani Hodel (Q5)  21-11, 22-20 (0:52)
W1: l. Sara Hughes / Kelley Kolinske (2)  14-21, 11-21 (0:39)     
C1: l. Katie Dickens / Jennifer Keddy (15)  28-26, 16-21, 12-15 (1:11)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 7-8  
Sets Won-Lost: 18-18  
Points Scored-Allowed: 666-650
Tournaments Played: 4
Best Finish: 9th (2 times)
Winnings: $1,525
Points: 2651
Ranking: 63rd
 
2023 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/18-21 Huntington Beach Aurora Davis Q9 17   660
Q1: d. Adrianna Nora / Eunyce Vercosa (Q24)  22-20, 21-16 (0:41)
Q2: d. Macy Jerger / Megan Rice (Q8)  21-9, 21-16 (0:40)
Q3: l. Larissa Maestrini / Liliane Maestrini (Q1,13)  18-21, 15-21 (0:46)
6/9-11 Virginia Beach Aurora Davis 10      
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 2-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 4-2  
Points Scored-Allowed: 118-103
Tournaments Played or Entered: 2
Best Finish: 17th
Points: 660
Ranking: 87th
 

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