University of Iowa Athletics

#9 Gabby Deery

Height 6-2
Class So.
Hometown Burlington, Iowa
High School Burlington Notre Dame
Gabby Deery - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 as a freshman

  • Appeared in 23 matches, including 16 starts, while playing in a total of 63 sets
  • Tallied 94 kills (1.5 per set), 24 digs and 23 blocks
  • Season-high 11 kills against Central Michigan on 9/8
  • Season-high five digs against Northwestern on 11/12

High School

  • Volleyball Back-to-Back State Champion
  • Volleyball 1A All-Tournament Team Captain State High School Tournament
  • IGHSAU Volleyball Player of the Year as a junior and senior as well as first team All-State, first team All-District, and first team All-Conference honors
  • The Hawk Eye Athlete of the Year
  • Class 1A All-Iowa Volleyball Team by the Des Moines Register
  • Tallied over 1,500 career kills during her career
  • Holds school records in career kills, career blocks, single season kills, single season blocks, and single season aces
  • State participant, varsity starter all four years, and earned first team all-conference honors as a member of the basketball team
  • Burlington Notre Dame 2023 Valedictorian
  • Governor’s Scholar Honoree
  • Officer of the National Honor Society and Honor Roll recipient all four years
  • Participated in Student Council (President), Leo Club, Star Mentorship, Get A Grip, and Spirit Club


  • Born November 7, 2004
  • Daughter of Brad and Jeanne Deery
  • Has four siblings, Dominique, Bridget, Grace, and Evie
  • Her dad, Brad, wrestled at Loras College
  • Anticipated pre-dentistry major