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Tealle Hunkus:
 
Tealle Hunkus
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ken Delgado
Birth Date January 10, 1985 (32 years old)
Home Town Girard, OH
Resides El Segundo, CA
Height 6'0"
College Duke
Web Site teallehunkus.com/
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (2 times) $71,585
   AVP 3rd $48,885
   AVP Young Guns 5th (2 times) $400
   NVL 1st $6,688
   Pro Beach 5th (2 times) $9,238
   USAV IDQ 1st $0
   Wide Open 2nd $6,375
International 3rd $4,250
   FIVB 3rd $3,400
   FIVB C&S 17th (3 times) $850
NORCECA 1st (4 times) $9,400
   NORCECA 1st (4 times) $9,400
Overall 1st (6 times) $85,235
 
Bio Bits


2012: Hunkus played 13 domestic events with four different partners, but the majority of them with Chistal Engle. The duo had a best of second.

2011: Hunkus 14 domestic events and four international events, all with Heather Lowe.  The duo won an NVL tournament in Baltimore after knocking off both of the top seeds. On the FIVB Tour they lost in the country quota each time, and placed 17th in a Challenger event.

2010: Hunkus played the first two AVP events with Julie Romias, then played four tournaments with Heather Lowe. She was in the main draw for five of her six AVP tournaments, with a best of 17th three times. At the end of the year she played two FIVB events with Lowe, losing in the country quota both times.

2009: Began the year by qualifying in the season opener with Cindie Boosin. The duo advanced to five main draws in eight events, including Manhattan Beach, where they won three straight contender's bracket matches in three sets to finish 17th. Made her international debut in Finland with Brooke Sweat, as they were selected as USAV's No. 2 U-26 beach team in July.
2008: Played in five qualifiers with two different partners, advancing to the main draw in Manhattan Beach with Julie Caldwell.
2007: Made her beach volleyball debut in a qualifier in Cincinnati with Amanda Schuler.

College: Hunkus graduated from Duke University in 2007 after lettering four times in volleyball under coach Jolene Nagel from the 2003-06 seasons. She was an AVCA honorable mention All-America selection and first team All-East Region selection as a senior when the Blue Devils won the ACC Championship and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after knocking off defending Final Four participant Tennessee on its home floor. She was also named to the All-ACC team twice and finished her career as the ninth player in Duke history to surpass the 1,000 mark in career kills and digs.

Personal:
 A Volleyball Magazine Fab 50, Prep Volleyball Top 100 and Student Sports All-America honoree from Girard High School in Girard Ohio, Hunkus held the Ohio prep records for kills in a career (1,169) and season (470). She was born in Youngstown, Ohio.

 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 37th 41st 53rd CQ
2007 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 12.0 209th 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008 AVP 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $875.00 57.0 91st 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0
2009 AVP 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,810.00 502.0 62nd 0 2 3 0 1 0 2 0 0
2009 AVP Young Guns 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 $400.00 120.0   0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2009 USAV IDQ 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 AVP 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,400.00 455.0 43rd 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
2010 USAV IDQ 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Pro Beach 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $2,737.50 324.0   0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 NVL 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $5,812.50 1,350.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 USAV IDQ 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 37th 41st 53rd CQ
2011 Wide Open 5 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 $6,375.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 $5,000.00 950.0 9th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Pro Beach 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 $6,500.00 680.0   1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NVL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $875.00 240.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 USAV IDQ 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Wide Open 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 AVP 7 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 1 $17,125.00 1,280.0 10th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 AVP 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 $9,400.00 1,080.0 17th 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 AVP 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 $10,625.00 1,090.0 17th 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 AVP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,650.00 365.0 58th 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  78
(84th)
2
(65th)
1 4 2 16 1 7 14 $71,585.00
(76th)
8,505.0   5 9 7 1 4 1 3 1 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 37th 41st 53rd CQ
2009 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 9.0 265th 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2010 FIVB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2011 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $100.00 0.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 FIVB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2012 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $250.00 8.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 FIVB C&S 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500.00 32.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 FIVB 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $3,400.00 260.0 131st 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  11
(640th)
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $4,250.00
(590th)
309.0   0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
 
 
 
NORCECA
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 37th 41st 53rd CQ
2010 NORCECA 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 $1,000.00 230.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NORCECA 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $2,000.00 100.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 NORCECA 6 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 $6,400.00 470.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  11
(57th)
4
(11th)
3 2 2 0 0 0 0 $9,400.00
(11th)
800.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  100
(156th)
6
(74th)
4 7 4 16 1 7 14 $85,235.00
(244th)
9,614.0   5 11 8 1 4 1 4 1 5
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 3/28/2010 USAV IDQ Long Beach Julie Romias    
2 5/21/2011 NVL Baltimore Heather Lowe 10 $5,000
3 12/2/2012 NORCECA Oranjestad Summer Ross 2 $1,500
4 4/27/2014 NORCECA Grand Cayman Kim DiCello 17 $1,500
5 5/11/2014 NORCECA Antigua Kim DiCello 1 $1,500
6 7/13/2014 NORCECA Toronto Kim DiCello 1 $1,500
 

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