University of Iowa Athletics

Joy Galles

Height 5-6
Class Gr.
Hometown Truckee, Calif.
High School Tahoe Truckee
Previous School University of Arizona
Joy Galles - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 as a Senior (Arizona)

  • Played in 24 matches, including 19 as starting libero
  • Totaled 180 digs and average 2.2 digs/set
  • Served nine aces
  • Recorded a career-best 17 digs against Pacific
  • Tallied a career-high eight assists in win over UCLA
  • Served a personal-best two aces in three matches

2022 as a Junior (Arizona)

  • Competed in eight matches
  • Tallied nine digs
  • Collected a career-high five digs at Washington State

2021 as a Sophomore (Arizona)

  • Saw action in 13 matches
  • Tallied 10 digs and three aces
  • Recorded a season-high four digs at California

2020 as a Freshman (Arizona)

  • Appeared in 21 matches
  • Had one ace and three digs

High School

  • Three-year letterwinner under head coach Erika Murphy
  • An all-state performer
  • Helped lead her team to a league title and an appearance in the state title match
  • In club ball, competed for NNJ in Reno, Nevada, under head coach Jason Sterret
  • Was a Distinguished Scholar Student


  • Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Oct. 22, 2002
  • Mother is Cattarina Teles and fathers are Scott Galles and Brian Rickauer
  • Has three younger brothers (Joao, Pedro and Lucas) and two sisters (Victoria and Bella)
  • Undecided major