Top 5 Highest Paid College Volleyball Players
Ever since the NCAA started allowing athletes to make money off of their own brand, many college volleyball players have taken advantage. No matter the sport, any collegiate athlete now can profit off of their name, image, and likeness and On3.com tracks the amount that all of these athletes make. Listed below are the top five highest paid college volleyball players.
Who Are the Highest Paid College Volleyball Players Right Now?
- Alexa Hendricks
- Julia Bergmann
- Logan Eggleston
- Brooke Nuneviller
- Nicklin Hames
1. Alexa Hendricks
Alexa Hendricks is the highest paid college volleyball player in the world, making approximately $119,000 per year. The University of Louisville senior has deals signed with Clarks Shoes, Pepsi, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Alba Botanica, and Aelfricedenofficial. All of these deals were signed in 2022. Hendricks is very popular on social media and has accumulated almost 200,000 followers on TikTok and over 100,000 on Instagram. A majority of her income is through social media ads that she posts on both TikTok and Instagram.
2. Julia Bergmann
Julia Bergmann is a senior volleyball player from Munich, Germany who makes an estimated $90,000 per year off of NIL deals alone. She currently plays for Georgia Tech and has been one of the best players in the country since she was a freshman. She also plays for the Brazilian National Team where she won a silver medal in the 2019 Women’s National League Tournament. None of her deals are public, but she has accumulated over 124,000 Instagram followers, where she posts advertisements.
3. Logan Eggleston
Logan Eggleston is a senior volleyball player from Brentwood, Tennessee, who makes $61,000 annually in NIL deals. She currently plays at the University of Texas at Austin. She has been a dominant player since she got to Texas. In 2021, she won National Player of the Year. She has also won various different BIG 12 awards over her years of collegiate play. She also competed with the United States Women’s Junior National Team where she was awarded with the MVP trophy.
4. Brooke Nuneviller
Brooke Nuneviller is a senior at the University of Oregon who makes an estimated $56,000 annually in NIL deals. Since joining the Ducks in 2018, Nuneviller has been one of the best liberos in collegiate volleyball, being selected for two All-America teams and becoming the first PAC-12 player to average at least four digs and three kills per set in a season. She also was the libero for the USA Volleyball Women’s Junior National Team at the FIVB U20 World Championships in 2019 and 2020.
5. Nicklin Hames
Nicklin Hames is a super senior at the University of Nebraska who earns around $50,000 in NIL deals. Since joining the team in 2019, the powerhouse player has been repeatedly honored by the AVCA, the NCAA, and the Big Ten in the form of All-American teams and outstanding player awards. Thanks to her popularity, Hames has signed sponsorship deals with Scooter’s Coffee, Nebraska Greats Foundation, and Adidas.
- Lexi Rodriguez - $49,000
- Kenzie Knuckles - $46,000
- Liz Gregorski - $44,000
- Devyn Robinson - $44,000
- Ally Batenhorst - $44,000
- Madi Skinner - $42,000
- Madi Kubik - $39,000
- Claire Chaussee - $38,000
- Anna Smrek - $38,000
- Skye Ekes - $37,000
Who is the highest paid college volleyball player?
Alexa Hendricks is the highest paid college volleyball player, making $119,000 a year in NIL deals. In 2022, the University of Louisville senior signed endorsement deals with Pepsi, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Clarks Shoes, Alba Botanica, and Aelfricedenofficial. Due to her skill on the court, she has also accrued 200,000 followers on TikTok and 100,000 on Instagram.