Prior to Stanford

  • A 2023 graduate of Cathedral Catholic High School in Del Mar, Calif.
  • Helped lead Cathedral Catholic to the 2022 National Championship and state title with a 42-0 record
    • Appeared in the state tournament all four seasons (2019-22)
  • Two-time CIF MVP (2022, 2023)
  • Four-time All-American (2019-22)
  • 2022-23 Under Armour All-American
  • 2022-23 MaxPreps Player of the Year
  • 2022-23 Just Women's Sports Player of the Year
  • 2022-23 California Gatorade State Player of the Year
  • Named her high school's Most Valuable Female Athlete (2023)
  • Also played beach volleyball
    • Co-Player of the Year (2022)
    • Team won CIF in 2022 and 2023
  • Played club for WAVE VBC
    • Served as team captain for four years
    • 2023 U18 Open Club National Champions

USA Volleyball

  • Represented the United States from 2021-23
    • Served as team captain on the 2023 U19 National Team for the Pan American Cup in Puerto Rico, capturing a gold medal
    • Won a gold medal at the 2022 Pan American Cup in Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • Earned a bronze medal at the 2021 World Championship in Durango, Mexico


  • Daughter of Sergey and Natalia Blyashov
  • Has an older brother, Dennis
    • Played water polo at Harvard and Pepperdine
  • Full name is Julia Natalie Blyashov