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5'11"...Junior...Right Side Hitter/Setter
Carmel, Indiana (Westfield)
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2007: Excelled as USI's right side hitter during her sophomore campaign...recorded 1.50 kills and 1.88 points per game...reached double-digit kill totals four times, including a career-high 21 kills and a .463 attacking percentage in 41 attempts against St. Cloud State...also recorded a career-best 22.5 points after adding in three block assists against St. Cloud State...had a season-high five service aces against West Georgia.

2006: Earned valuable playing experience as a freshman as she appeared in nine matches and 22 games...recorded a season-best 44 assists against West Georgia and Bellarmine...also had a season-high five kills against West Georgia and against Kentucky Wesleyan...averaged 1.32 kills, 9.50 assists, 0.45 service aces, 0.41 blocks, and 1.98 points per game.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Westfield High School in Westfield, Indiana, where she earned four varsity letters in volleyball...was named All-Metro North Honorable Mention by the Indianapolis Star as well as All-County by the Noblesville Ledger...voted WHS's top offensive player as a junior and led the team in blocks as a sophomore...finished career at WHS ranked fifth in career blocks...was an ambassador for WHS as well as a member of the student council and prom committee...was a Special Olympics coach as well as a camp counselor.

PERSONAL: Born November 5, 1987...daughter of Dan and Maureen Danny played football for Wheaton College.

Career Statistics
Year   MP/ GP    Att  Kills  Errors   PCT    AST   SA   Digs  BS  BA

2006    9/ 22     82     29      21  .098    209   10     30   0   9
2007   23/ 64    260     96      37  .227     31   11     59   2  22
Tot.   32/ 86    342    125      58  .196    240   21     89   2  31

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