2012 Memphis Fall Spor ts P l ay e r B i o s #12 VIKTORIJA TEIVANE Junior • OH 5-10 Daugavpils, Latvia Western Wyoming CC
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Prior to Memphis 2009-10 (Western Wyoming CC): Transferred to Memphis after a two-year stint at Western Wyoming Community College ... A standout right side hitter for the Mustangs ... Downed 319 kills in 2011 and 325 in 2010 ... Averaged 2.68 kills per set in 2011 in addition to 3.30 digs ... Recorded 60 serving aces ... Helped Western Wyoming to a second place NJCAA finish in 2011 and third place finish in 2010. Personal Daughter of Olga and Juris Teivane.
#19 ALEXIS WESLEY Sophomore • MB 6-1 Silverdale, Wash. Central Kitsap HS Major: Undeclared
2011 - Freshman Made collegiate debut against Providence ... Recorded one kill and a perfect 1.000 hitting percentage in two sets played ... Tied career high with one kill against Green Bay ... Saw time in one set during 3-0 victory over Howard ... Registered a season-high two kills and three total blocks in two sets played against Southern Miss ... Recorded a kill and two blocks against Rice. Prior to Memphis Earned letters as a middle blocker for Central Kitsap ... A second-team all-league selection her junior and senior seasons ... Recognized as the Cougars’ team MVP as a senior after registering 65 blocks, 189 kills and 28 aces ... Chose Memphis over Gonzaga, George Mason and Miami, Fla. ... Also lettered in track and field for two seasons ... Played for club Puget Sound
Volleyball Academy under the guidance of former Tigers middle hitter Fehi Tuivai. Personal Daughter of Derwin and Dawn Wesley.
#3 VERONICA ZIMMERMAN r-Freshman • S 5-10 Toledo, Ohio St. Ursula Academy Major: Undeclared
2011 - Freshman Redshirted her freshman campaign while recovering from a torn ACL suffered in high school. Prior to Memphis Earned four letters as a setter at St. Ursula Academy under the guidance of Coach John Buck ... Assembled her most productive season as a senior, guiding the Arrows to a 28-1 record and the school’s second state title ... Completed her prep career by leading the Arrows to a No. 1 ranking in the state of Ohio, as well as a MaxPreps.com national ranking of No. 25 ... A 2010 all-state first team selection ... Voted to compete in both the District 7 Senior All-Star and Ohio State All-Star matches ... Recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on the 2010-11 Under Armour Girls High School All-America Watch List ... Garnered All-District 7, All-Toledo City League Player of the Year, PrepVolleyball.com ... Academic All-American honorable mention, Toledo City League co-Player of the Year, PrepVolleyball.com Elite honorable mention honors during her career ... Holds St. Ursula school records for service aces and assists, as well as the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s single-match record of 50 assists ... Played for the Toledo Volleyball Club during the summers. Personal Earned both President’s List and Dean’s List honors for her efforts in the classroom ... Daughter of Doug and Deborah Zimmerman.
Wesley’s Career Stats YR S K E TA Pct A SA SE DIG BS BA TB BE BHE Pts 2011 15 5 3 21 .095 0 0 0 1 1 5 6 1 0 8.5
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Published on Aug 13, 2012