University of Iowa Athletics

#22 Rosa Vesty

Height 6-2
Class Fr.
Hometown Christchurch, New Zealand
High School Burnside
Rosa Vesty - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

High School

  • Three-time Canterbury Secondary School Senior Champions (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Two-time Mainland (South Island) Secondary School Senior Champions (2021, 2022) and New Zealand Secondary School Beach Volleyball Champions (2022, 2021)
  • New Zealand Senior Secondary School National Champions in 2021 and Australian Senior Secondary School National Championships (Open Honors Grade) in 2022.
  • Took second in Mainland (South Island) Secondary School Senior Championships in 2020
  • Won New Zealand National Club Championships in 2022 as part of the Shirley Volleyball Club
  • Member of the New Zealand U19 Indoor Volleyball Team that played against Australia in a test series
  • Attended 2022 Asian U19 Beach Volleyball Championships in Thailand
  • Attended 2022 U19 World Beach Championships in Turkey
  • Member of the NZ National Senior Women’s Volleyferns squads
  • Achieved NCEA levels 1, 2, and 3 with academic excellence in 2020, 2021, and 2022)
  • North Division Head Prefect in 2021
  • Played netball for four years


  • Born November 18, 2004
  • Daughter of Paula and Simon Vesty
  • Has one sibling, Thomas
  • Her mom, Paula, played volleyball at Northern Arizona University and both parents played volleyball for New Zealand
  • Undecided major