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2013 UAB Volleyball Information Guide General Information

Location. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Birmingham, Ala. Founded. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 Enrollment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17,999 President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Ray L. Watts (UAB, 1976) Athletics Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Mackin (UAB, 1983) Faculty Athletics Representative. . . . . . . Dr. Frank Messina (West Alabama, 1986) Nickname. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blazers Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Forest Green & Old Gold Home Arena. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bartow Arena (8,500) Affiliation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Division I Conference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conference USA (C-USA) Athletic Department Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 975-8221 Ticket Office Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 975-8221 Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.uabsports.com

Volleyball Information

Head Coach. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Messersmith (Chadron State, 1986) Record at UAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151-86 (Eighth Season) Career Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 625-338 (26th season) Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bailey Coleman (Georgia Southern, 2008) Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shawn Matthews (Abilene Christian, 2004) Volleyball Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-6003 First Year of Volleyball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1978 All-Time Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 633-638 (35 years) NCAA Appearances/Most Recent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2/2008 2012 Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-14 2012 C-USA Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-5 2012 C-USA Finish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T-3rd 2012 Postseason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Letterwinners Returning/Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7/9 Starters Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 (Libero)/4 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Table of Contents Quick Facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Roster Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2013 Season Preview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Coaching Staff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Returning Player Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Newcomer Profiles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Bartow Arena. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 2012 Statisics/Results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 2012 Conference USA Results. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Record Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Honors & Awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 All-Time Won-Loss/Coaching Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 All-Time Series Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 All-Time Letterwinners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 NCAA Tournament History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Conference USA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Proud Past Bright Future. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blazer Highlights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB All-Americans. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Excellence at the Next Level. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gene Bartow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB at a Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sports Medicine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Academics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Strength & Conditioning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Campus Rec Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Birmingham “The Magic City”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Keeping up with the Blazers

Athletic Media Relations

Online at uabsports.com

Associate AD for Media Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Norm Reilly Assistant Director (Volleyball Contact). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kristin Watkins Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kristinw@uab.edu Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-0725 Assistant Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tray Littlefield Assistant Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Prisco Media Relations Assistant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TBA Media Relations Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-0722 Media Relations Fax. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (205) 934-7505 Mailing Address. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB Media Relations 105 Bartow Arena - West Tower 1720 2nd Ave. South Birmingham, AL 35294-0113

Please Call us UAB Please note that there are only two correct versions of our name, the acronym ‘UAB,’ or the full, ‘University of Alabama at Birmingham.’

The official UAB athletics website, uabsports.com, is the most comprehensive source for information on all Blazer teams. The site provides fans with the latest news, results and features along with rosters, bios, statistics, game notes and more. Again in 2013, fans can watch Blazer home matches with live video through uabsports. com. The video streaming is available through the Blazers All-Access package.

We are: UAB or University of Alabama at Birmingham We are not: Alabama-Birmingham, Ala.-Birm., Ala.-Birmingham or U.A.B.

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2013 UAB Volleyball Media Outlets

2013 Schedule UAB/Samford Volleyball Challenge Aug. 30 MERCER BARTOW ARENA MINNESOTA BARTOW ARENA Aug. 31 PRESBYTERIAN BARTOW ARENA JACKSONVILLE STATE BARTOW ARENA Sept. 4

SAMFORD

10:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.

BARTOW ARENA

7:00 p.m.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL Sept. 6 vs. Austin Peay Murfreesboro, Tenn. Sept. 7 vs. Virginia Tech Murfreesboro, Tenn. vs. North Dakota Murfreesboro, Tenn. Sept. 10

at Georgia State

3:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.

Atlanta, Ga.

6:00 p.m.

Print The Associated Press 201 Monroe Street, Suite 1940 Montgomery, AL 36104 800-821-3737 (phone) 334-265-7177 (fax) 334-262-5947 (out of state) John Zenor (Sports) E-mail: moge@ap.org, jzenor@ap.org The Birmingham News 2000 4th Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203-3840 325-2431 (phone) • 325-2425 (fax) Drew Champlin (Beat Writer) E-mail: dchamplin@al.com sports@al.com

NBC 13 P.O. Box 10502 Birmingham, AL 35202 558-7348 (phone) • 323-3314 (fax) Don Hawes (Sports Director) E-mail: dhawes@wvtm.com Tom Annino, Kyle Burger Radio Citadel Broadcasting 244 Goodwin Crest Drive Suite 116 Birmingham, AL 35209 945-6781 (phone) • 945-6748 (fax)

Hoosier Classic Sept. 13 vs. Tennessee State Bloomington, Ind. Sept. 14 vs. Wyoming Bloomington, Ind. at Indiana Bloomington, Ind.

4:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.

Sept. 17

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The Birmingham Times (Weekly) 115 3rd Avenue West Birmingham, AL 35204 251-5158 (phone) • 323-2294 (fax)

Bruin Classic Sept. 20 vs. Arkansas State Nashville, Tenn. Sept. 21 vs. Mississippi State Nashville, Tenn. at Belmont Nashville, Tenn.

4:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.

UAB Reporter (Campus, Weekly) Birmingham, AL 35294-0113 934-2040 (phone) • 934-7911 (fax)

WJOX 94.5 FM/WSPZ 690 AM (UAB Radio Flagship) 244 Goodwin Crest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 942-6690 (phone) • 945-3999 (fax) Ryan Haney (Program Director) E-mail: ryan.haney@citcomm.com Jay Barker Ryan Brown Al Del Greco Jim Dunaway Paul Finebaum Tony Kurre

Sept. 27 SOUTHERN MISS* Sept. 29 TULSA* Oct. 4 at East Carolina* Oct. 6 at Middle Tennessee* Oct. 11 at FIU* Oct. 13 at Florida Atlantic* Oct. 18 NORTH TEXAS* Oct. 20 MARSHALL* Oct. 25 at UTEP* Oct. 27 at Alabama A&M Oct. 29 ALABAMA STATE Nov. 1 TULANE* Nov. 5 ALABAMA Nov. 8 at UTSA* Nov. 10 at Louisiana Tech* Nov. 15 RICE* Nov. 17 CHARLOTTE* Nov. 21-24 C-USA Tournament

7:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. TBD

Kaleidoscope (Student, Weekly) HUC 135 Birmingham, AL 35294-1150 934-3354 (phone) • 934-8050 (fax) E-mail: sports@insideuab.com

WERC-AM 960 (News/Talk) 600 Beacon Parkway West Suite 400 Birmingham, AL 35209 439-9600 (phone) • 439-8390 (fax)

Television ABC 33/40 P.O. Box 360039 Birmingham, AL 35236 982-3988 (phone) • 982-3942 (fax) Mike Raita (Sports Director) E-mail: miker@abc3340 Jeff Speegle, Stu McCann

Blazeradio (Student) HUC 151 Birmingham, AL 35294-1150 975-9259 (phone) • 975-9250 (fax) E-mail: blazeradio@uab.edu

at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tenn.

BARTOW ARENA BARTOW ARENA Greenville, N.C. Murfreesboro, Tenn. Miami, Fla. Boca Raton, Fla. BARTOW ARENA BARTOW ARENA El Paso, Texas Huntsville, Ala. BARTOW ARENA BARTOW ARENA BARTOW ARENA San Antonio, Texas Ruston, La. BARTOW ARENA BARTOW ARENA Murfreesboro, Tenn.

* Conference USA match. Home matches in BOLD CAPS. All times are CT and subject to change.

FOX 6 P.O. Box 6 Birmingham, AL 35201 583-4345 (phone) • 583-4356 (fax) Rick Karle (Sports Director) Sheldon Haygood Mike Dubberly

Information Guide Credits The 2013 UAB Volleyball Information Guide is an official publication of the UAB Athletic Media Relations office. Editors/Designers: Assistant Media Relations Director Kristin Watkins with assistance from Provations Group (Nicholasville, Ky.). Contributions and Editorial Assistance: Norm Reilly Cover Concept/Design: Provations Group (Nicholasville, Ky.). Photography: Jimmy Mitchell, Steve Wood, Stephen Pinchback, Don Liebil, Nik Layman, Joe Murphy, Scott Bruhn, Tod Van Emst and Sam Morgan.

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Online Blazer Sports Report Jack Williams 862-5041 Larry Powell E-mail: repjack47@aol.com; powelluab@cs.com *Area code is 205 for all phone numbers unless otherwise noted.


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Roster Breakdown By Class Freshmen (4) Gabby Deshotel, Mandy Glon, Emma Schroer (R), Amber Treace Sophomores (4) Hannah Kowal, Mariah McCallum, Lindsay Simmons, Sam Skinner Juniors (3) Kiriana Hirini, Sara Rishell, Bethanie Thomas Seniors (3) Rachel Fairbanks, Becca Howard, Ally Slaughter By Position Middle Blocker (6) Gabby Deshotel, Mandy Glon, Kiriana Hirini, Sara Rishell, Lindsay Simmons, Sam Skinner Outside Hitter (5) Hannah Kowal, Lindsay Simmons, Sam Skinner, Ally Slaughter, Bethanie Thomas Opposite (1) Mandy Glon Setter (3) Becca Howard, Emaa Schroer, Amber Treace Defensive Specialist (2) Rachel Fairbanks, Mariah McCallum

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Name Sara Rishell Amber Treace Becca Howard Rachel Fairbanks Gabby Deshotel Emma Schroer Ally Slaughter Hannah Kowal Lindsay Simmons Mariah McCallum Gabrielle Talley Kiriana Hirini Bethanie Thomas Mandy Glon Sam Skinner

Pos. MB S S L MB S OH OH MB/OH DS DS MB OH OPP/MB OH/MB

Ht. 6-2 6-0 5-9 5-8 5-11 5-10 5-10 5-11 6-0 5-5 5-9 6-1 6-1 6-3 5-10

Cl. Jr. Fr. Sr. Sr. Fr. R-Fr. Sr. So. So. So. R-So. Jr. Jr. Fr. So.

Hometown (Last School) Smithsburg, Md. (American University) Spanish Fort, Ala. (Spanish Fort HS) Tampa, Fla. (Plant HS) Katy, Texas (Cinco Ranch HS) Daphen, Ala. (Bayside Academy) Ogallala, Neb. (Ogallala HS) Pelham, Ala. (Pelham HS) Birmingham, Ala. (Oak Mountain HS) Danville, Ala. (Danville HS) Ponte Vedra, Fla. (Nease HS) Orlando, Fla. (Virginia Tech) Tauranga, New Zealand (Long Beach State Univ.) Huntsville, Ala. (Univ. of South Carolina) St. Charles, Mo. (Francis Howell HS) Birmingham, Ala. (Oak Mountain HS)

Coaching Staff Head Coach: Kerry Messersmith, eighth season (Chadron State, 1986) Assistant Coach: Bailey Coleman, second season (Georgia Southern, 2008) Assistant Coach: Shawn Matthews, first season (Abilene Christian, 2004)

Pronunciation Guide Gabby Deshotel (De-SHO-tle) Kiriana Hirini (keer-e-an-uh heer-E-nee) Mariah McCallum (muh-RYE-uh) Kate Morrell (mor-EL) Emma Schroer (Sh-WORE)

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2013 Blazers Outlook The UAB volleyball team will head into the 2013 season looking to finish with 20 wins for the third-straight year. The 2013 squad will bring a lot of fresh faces with the loss of five seniors from last year’s squad. “It will definitely be a different year losing the players that we lost,” said head coach Kerry Messersmith. “We are obviously looking forward to the season starting. I do think we will surprise people this year. We were very fortunate to get two transfers that came in at Christmas time and both of those players will be big impacts for us. It lessens the loss of our seniors a little bit to be able to bring in players with good experience and that can make an impact.” The 2012 squad finished the season 20-14 overall and 11-5 in Conference USA play to rank third in the league. The Blazers were a veteran group with five seniors, including standout Sam Serley leading the team. Serley rewrote UAB’s history book, becoming the all-time leader in blocks (428) while also setting a single-season record of 185 blocks last year. Coming into the 2013 season, the Blazers are returning eight players, three starters, including C-USA Freshman of the Year Sam Skinner. Skinner is the lone preseason pick for the All-C-USA Team for UAB. She totaled 253 kills last season, the second most on the team. Despite the loss of the five seniors, Messersmith feels that this year’s group will have the opportunity to surprise some teams and that the work they have put in so far gives UAB a promising look for the 2013 season. “We feel good, we have had a great preseason,” Messersmith remarked. “You never know what might happen but I think we have great chemisty and our kids are working very hard. We just have a different culture in our gym right now than we did last year.” The following is a position-by-position breakdown of the Blazers’ 2013 roster. MIDDLE BLOCKERS Gabby Deshotel, Fr. | Kiriana Hirini, Jr. | Sara Rishell, Jr.

“We have Kiriana Hirini returning,” said Messersmith. “Kiri has come a long way in the two years that we have had her. She has developed a nice slide attack and really has developed nicely as a player. She is a very strong blocker and we expect big things from Kiri this year.” Last season Hirini knocked down 45 blocks for an average of 0.75 per set and added 98 kills on the year. Backing up Hirini will be the two newcomers Sara Rishell and Gabby Deshotel. Both will have the opportunity to see playing time this year. “Sara Rishell is a tall, lanky kid who was player of the year in her conference as a freshman,” Messersmith said. “Her strength is that she is a hard, hard worker and very competitive. She is an outstanding blocker, we were able to watch her a little bit in the sand when she played sand volleyball for us in the spring and did a phenomenal job. I think she will just carry that over to the indoor game.” Rishell, a dual-threat, was a force to be reckoned with during her time with American University. Last season, she led the team with 311 kills (2.96 p/set) and she was second on the team with 85 total blocks for an average of 0.81 per set. Rounding out the group will be freshman Gabby Deshotel, a native of Daphne, Ala. Deshotel has already impressed Messersmith this preseason. OUTSIDE HITTERS Hannah Kowal, Fr. | Sam Skinner, So. Ally Slaughter, Sr. | Bethanie Thomas, Jr. The Blazers return experience at the outside hitter position, with senior Ally Slaughter and sophomore Sam Skinner. Skinner was named C-USA Freshman of the Year last season after finishing second on the team with 253 kills (2.61 p/s).

UAB will have to replace Sam Serley, who was dominatant at the net in 2012 for the Blazers. Serley, a three-time All-American, cemented herself as the greatest blocker in school history after tallying 185 blocks in 2012 and totaling 428 in her career.

“Sam Skinner looks tremendous right now in every aspect,” according to Messersmith. “She has really matured as a player. Obviously she is going to be an impact player for us. We look to her to be our go-to terminator.”

Messersmith has a group of three student-athletes that will vie for the job, led by lone returner Kiriana Hirini.

“Ally Slaughter, a three-year starter, is back. She continues to make progress. I think she has really matured as a player as well and has become a lot more crafty. She has developed some nice shots. She has really learned to work around the block and we look to her to terminate as well.”

Slaughter has been a solid contributor for the Blazers the last three years. In 2012, she collected 183 kills and led the team with 28 aces.

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2013 Blazers Outlook Joining Skinner and Slaughter are newcomers Bethanie Thomas and Hannah Kowal. Thomas is a transfer from South Carolina and the sister of former Blazer Heather Thomas. Thomas is an all-around player, tallying 233 kills, 16 aces, 254 digs and 40 blocks for the Gamecocks last year. “We knew what we were getting with Bethanie, she is probably our best all-around player. She is fantastic in the back-row, she reads well and she is one of our better passers. In the front row, she just doesn’t make errors. She can terminate the ball as well as anyone can, but she is just so smart. She finds a place on the floor and takes care of the ball really well.”

offense will provide the Blazers with more opportunities to speed up the game. “Becca runs a little bit quicker offense than we have in the last couple of years,” Messesrmith remarked. “She has nice, quick hands so I think our offense will look a little bit different, which we are excited about. We have some quicker hitters in the front row that can handle that kind of offense.” Along with Howard, UAB added freshman Amber Treace to help out at the setter position. Treace is from Spanish Fort, Ala. where she set a school record for assists with 945 and added 312 kills during her high school career.

Kowal, a local product from Birmingham, Ala., will add more depth to the outside hitter position as a freshman. Messersmith expects to see her improve during the season. OPPOSITE SIDE HITTERS Mandy Glon, Fr. | Lindsay Simmons, So. UAB lost both opposite side hitters from last season’s team and Messersmith will look to fill the holes with two young players in Lindsay Simmons and Mandy Glon. There is also a possibility of switching one of the veteran outside hitters to the right side. Simmons moved over from middle blocker where she played her freshman year. She saw action in two matches and landed two kills her first season, while adding three blocks. “Lindsay has made a lot of progress over the last two years improving he physicality, her ability to jump and her strength at the net,” said Messersmith. “She has definitely become a better offensive player and blocker and we will see her vie for some starting time.”

DEFENSIVE SPECIALISTS/LIBERO Rachel Fairbanks, Sr. | Mariah McCallum, So. Emma Schroer, Fr. The Blazers will have their most experienced returner at the libero/defensive specialist position with senior Rachel Fairbanks coming back as the starting libero. Fairbanks was outstanding last season after replacing Blazer great Heather Thomas. Her 653 digs last year set a new single-season record at UAB. She also finished second in the conference with 5.06 digs per set. For her efforts, she was named to the All-C-USA Second Team. “One of the greatest things about Rachel is that she is so competitive,” said Messersmith. “She is not afraid to go all out and steal everyone’s ball in the back row. She does a nice job of commanding that presence on the back row that the libero needs to command. She is a great passer and defensive player so obviously we look to see her be an impact player for us.”

Joining Simmons is freshman Glon. Glon, the tallest Blazer at 6-3, hails from St. Charles, Mo. where she won four district championships with her high school. SETTERS Becca Howard, Sr. | Amber Treace, Fr. With the departure of Alison Woods, UAB will have a new-look offense as senior Becca Howard will solely run the show in a 5-1 offense. Howard has split time with Woods over the last three seasons. In 2012, the duo combined for an average of 11.58 assists per set. Howard served up 451 helpers to the fleet of hitters for UAB. Messersmith believes that changing up the 5

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Also returning is sophomore Mariah McCallum. She saw limited time as a freshman, appearing in 23 sets and collecting 20 digs. Messersmith feels that she has progessed nicely in the offseason and will get a good bit of playing time this season. Adding some depth at the position will be redshirt freshman Emma Schroer. From Ogallalla, Neb., Schroer recorded more than 200 kills and 450 assists as a senior. She moves over from the setter position to help out in the back row. B l a z e r s


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Coaching Staff

Kerry Messersmith

Head Coach | 8th Season Chadron State, 1986

Entering her eighth season at the helm of the UAB program, Kerry Messersmith has showcased continued success in leading the Blazers, evident by four 23-plus win seasons and six straight seasons finishing .500 or better in Conference USA action.

The Messersmith File Career Record. . . . . . . . 625-338 (25 seasons) NCAA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372-225 (16 seasons) Division I . . . . . . . . . . . 267-138 (12 seasons) Head Coaching Experience 2006-Present. . . . . . . . . . . . . . UAB (151-86) 2001-05. . . . . . . . Georgia Southern (116-52) 1997-00. . . . . . Arizona Western CC (129-65) 1994-95. . . . . . . . . . . Chadron State (46-29) 1991-93. . . . . . . . . . . Pittsburg State (59-58) 1989-90. . . . . . . . . . . . Fort Scott CC (63-25) 1987-88. . . . . . . . . Allen County CC (61-23) NCAA Tournament Appearances 2001 NCAA First Round (Georgia Southern) 2003 NCAA First Round (Georgia Southern) 2006 NCAA First Round (UAB) 2008 NCAA Second Round (UAB) Education Bachelor’s: Chadron State (1986) Family Husband: Hal Children: Meghan (26) and Brynnley (22) Resides Vestavia Hills, Ala.

Messersmith guided UAB to its second consecutive 20 win season with an overall record of 20-14 in 2012. The Blazers finished third in the conference with an 11-5 record in C-USA play. Under her tuteledge, All-American Sam Serley set a UAB single season record in blocks and led the conference in hitting percentage. In 2011, the Blazers were yet again one of the top programs in the league, finishing second in the standings at 23-9 overall and 13-7 against C-USA foes as Messersmith earned the C-USA Co-Coach of the Year award for the first time leading the Blazers. The 13 victories in conference action tied Messersmith’s 2008 squad for the most in program history and the Green and Gold also recorded a 13-match win streak last season, the second longest in UAB lore. Messersmith reached a legendary milestone during the 2011 campaign, earning her 600th career coaching victory when UAB defeated Rice, 3-1, on October 23 at Bartow Arena. Entering her 25th season on the sidelines, Messersmith boasts a career record of 605-324 (.651). In the two seasons prior to Messersmith’s arrival in 2006, the Blazers were a combined 15-37, including a 1-24 campaign in 2004. The program had never won a Conference USA Championship and had never earned a berth in the NCAA tournament. In the six seasons since she set foot in Birmingham, UAB has made three appearances in the C-USA Championship finals, competed in two NCAA tournaments and posted an overall record of 13172 (67-37 C-USA). Messersmith’s .645 winning percentage at the school is the highest in program history. The Blazers posted two AVCA All-Midwest Region selections in Sam Serley (first team) and Heather Thomas (honorable mention) during the 2011 campaign. Serley and Thomas were also recognized by the conference, earning first and second team honors, respectively. In addition, six times a player won C-USA Player of the Week accolades, five coming on defense. 6

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Messersmith has guided numerous players to notch a spot in several statistics in the UAB record book. Most recently, Thomas, a 2012 graduate, set both the single season (631) and career (2,131) records for digs and finished fourth all-time in C-USA last season. Her inaugural UAB squad made an immediate breakthrough in 2006, winning the program’s first C-USA Championship and advancing to its first NCAA tournament. The team’s 27 wins were the most by a Blazer squad since 1991. Messersmith earned her 500th career win in the 2006 conference tournament semifinals, and another victory the next day sealed an NCAA trip. The Blazers lost in the first round to fourth-ranked UCLA, but they would be back. Following a 24-win campaign in 2007 and a conference tournament runner-up finish that left the team just shy of another postseason berth, UAB posted its best season ever in 2008. At 27-8, the 2008 UAB squad set a program record for winning percentage (.771) and won a schoolrecord 16 straight matches. The Blazers finished second in the C-USA standings at 13-3 and advanced to the league tournament finals for the third consecutive year under Messersmith, losing a hard-fought five-setter to top-seeded Tulane. But UAB was rewarded for its strong regular season with an NCAA tournament at-large berth and a trip to Lincoln, Neb. The Blazers swept Missouri State, 3-0, on Dec. 5 for the first NCAA tourney win in program history before falling in the second round


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Coaching Staff to No. 4 overall seed Nebraska on the Huskers’ home floor at the historic NU Coliseum. UAB finished the year at No. 22 in the final RPI. The 2008 team was led by a pair of AVCA honorable mention All-Americans in Ivana Bozic (for the second time) and Nevena Stefanov, who was also the C-USA Setter of the Year. Three seasons later in 2011, Sam Serley (another two-time selection) became Messersmith’s fifth Blazer All-American, while the coach has also tutored eight all-region selections and 11 all-conference players at UAB. Serley (2010) and current assistant coach Casey Dent (three times; 2006-2008) also earned Academic All-District honors under Messersmith’s guidance. In 2009, Messersmith coached C-USA Newcomer of the Year Michelle Uzoh and All-Freshman team member Serley, who went on to earn second-team all-league honors in 2010. Messersmith led UAB to another winning season in 2009 with a 17-16 overall record and a 9-7 mark in league play. Her 2010 team went 13-19 but closed with wins in its final five matches and eight of its last 11 to post a 10-10 league mark and finish in the top half of the C-USA standings for the fifth consecutive season, every year of her tenure. UAB’s 13-7 mark in league in 2011 extended that streak to six straight years. Her achievements at UAB are the latest in a long line of coaching successes and program turnarounds. Messersmith owns an overall coaching record of 605-324 (.651), and she took over at UAB with a proven track record of resurrecting collegiate volleyball programs. Coming to the Blazers from Georgia Southern in December of 2005, Messersmith was the Eagles’ all-time winningest coach in her tenure at the Statesboro, Ga., school. She turned around a program that was 15-45 in the two seasons prior to her arrival in 2001. The Casper, Wyo., native compiled an overall record of 116-52 at GSU and was 75-17 in Southern Conference matches. Under Messersmith, the Eagles finished 21-11 and were 14-6 in SoCon play in 2001, her first season at GSU. That effort came only a year after Georgia Southern was 11-19 overall and just 5-15 in league action.

Year-By-Year Record For the 2002 and 2003 seasons, the Eagles were a combined 53-18 overall and 35-3 in conference matches. GSU won Southern Conference tournament titles and earned NCAA tournament berths in 2001 and 2003, while also capturing the league’s regular season title in both 2002 and 2003. Messersmith, who earned Southern Conference Coach of the Year honors during her time at GSU, coached four players to eight first-team all-conference accolades in her five seasons with the Eagles. Four other GSU players earned second-team allleague honors during her tenure. Her success at Georgia Southern was just another example of a program demonstrating a dramatic turnaround under her leadership. In fact, in her 23-year career as a head coach, she has guided six teams to substantial resurgences. Prior to taking over the Eagles’ program at GSU, Messersmith spent four seasons at Arizona Western College, where she took a program that won just four matches the season before she arrived to an eighth-place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament four years later in 2000. The Matadors finished 15-23 during her first season but then improved to 33-19 in 1998. The success would continue over the next two seasons as Arizona Western finished 38-13 in 1999 and 43-10 in Messersmith’s final year there. Before her stint at Arizona Western, Messersmith coached for two years at her alma mater, Chadron State. She guided the school to a combined record of 46-29 over the 1994 and 1995 seasons. Messersmith also helped lead huge turnarounds as head coach at Allen County (Kan.) Community College, Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College and Pittsburg State University. Her coaching career began at Allen County CC in 1987. During her two seasons there, she compiled a mark of 61-23 and led the program to its first conference championship. Messersmith is a 1986 graduate of Chadron State, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in education. Messersmith and her late husband, Hal, have two daughters, Meghan and Brynnley, and reside in Vestavia Hills, Ala.

Year School 1987-88 Allen Co. CC 1989-90 Ft. Scott CC 1991 Pittsburg St. 1992 Pittsburg St. 1993 Pittsburg St. 1994 Chadron St. 1995 Chadron St. 1997 Ariz. Western CC 1998 Ariz. Western CC 1999 Ariz. Western CC 2000 Ariz. Western CC 2001 Ga. Southern 2002 Ga. Southern 2003 Ga. Southern 2004 Ga. Southern 2005 Ga. Southern 2006 UAB 2007 UAB 2008 UAB 2009 UAB 2010 UAB 2011 UAB 2012 UAB Total 245seasons

Record Pct. 61-23 .726 63-25 .716 22-19 .537 19-22 .463 18-17 .514 23-12 .657 23-17 .575 15-23 .395 33-19 .635 38-13 .745 43-10 .811 22-12 .647 26-9 .743 27-10 .729 20-10 .667 21-11 .656 27-10 .730 24-10 .706 27-8 .771 17-16 .515 13-19 .406 23-9 .719 20-14 .588 625-338 .649

Messersmith By The Numbers .637

Winning percentage in seven years at UAB, the highest for a coach in program history

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Career victories (compared to 338 losses)

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Wins in six years at UAB (compared to 112 in the 10 years before her arrival)

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Winning seasons in 24 years as a head coach

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20-win seasons in 11 years at the NCAA Division I level

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NCAA tournament appearances, including the only two in UAB program history and two at Georgia Southern

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Bailey Coleman

Assistant Coach | 2nd Season Georgia Southern, 2008

Bailey Coleman enters her second season as an assistant coach at UAB for both the indoor and sand volleyball teams. Coleman comes to Birmingham from the University of Montevallo, where she spent the pervious two seasons as an assistant coach under Katie O’Brien. While with the Falcons, she assisted in all aspects of coaching, including recruiting, travel and constructing scouting reports. Her primary focus was the team’s defense and passing, which finished tops in the Peach Belt Conference in digsper-set in both 2010 and 2011. During the 2010 campaign, Montevallo finished an impressive 24-13 as the Falcons made their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance and concluded the season in the nation’s top 32 of all Division II programs. Prior to her two-year stint at Montevallo, Coleman served as a graduate assistant coach at Oklahoma City University, an NAIA school within the Sooner Athletic Conference.

Coleman concluded her two years at OCU by earning her Masters of Education, with a focus in Applied Behavioral Studies in June 2010. Before embarking on her coaching career, Coleman was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Georgia Southern. She led the Eagles in digs (302) and digs-per-set (3.28) as a senior as she played both outside hitter and libero during her days as a student-athlete. She ranked second on the team in kills as a sophomore and finished her career with 1,108 digs, 858 kills and 60 service aces. Her career dig total ranks fourth all-time at GSU. Coleman was recruited and played her first two seasons at GSU under current UAB head coach Kerry Messersmith, prior to Messersmith leaving to coach the Blazers in 2006. A native of Awendaw, S.C., Coleman earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from GSU in 2008 and was a member of the Dean’s List, Southern Conference Honor Roll and President of the Student Athletic Advisory Board.

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Shawn Matthews

Assistant Coach |1st Season Georgia Southern, 2008

Shawn Matthews enters his first season as an assistant coach at UAB for both the indoor and sand volleyball teams. This is his second season working with the Blazers, after serving as the volunteer assistant coach last season. Matthews comes to Birmingham via his home, the Lone Star State, and in 2011 finished his fifth season at Spain Park HS (Hoover, AL ) as head junior varsity and assistant varsity coach under Paula Dill. During his time with the Jaguars, his primary duties which included attack, block, and setter training, helped the program reach the 2008 substate playoffs and a 25 match-winning record. In the high school off-season, he was active in the local club volleyball scene training athletes of all ages, while guiding his teams to top ten regional finishes each year.

During that same year the UTPB Lady Falcons earned a 23-12 season record and achieved its first-ever Red River Athletic Conference championship in the program’s school history of NAIA division competition. In 2001, while attending college in Abilene, Texas, Matthews began his official competitive volleyball career playing for Dyess Air Force Base as a middle blocker. He has won and participated in both indoor/outdoor competitions all over the U.S. from New York to California and overseas including Italy, France, and England, and most recently has been a 2012 adult national indoors team finalist. A native of Odessa, Texas, Matthews earned his B.B.A in Financial Management from ACU in 2004.

Matthews began his coaching career in Odessa, Texas at the local youth league, private school/club levels, and it culminated at the University of Texas-Permian Basin with a position as the volunteer assistant in 1999. Under the mentorship of Steve Aicinena, Matthews was given both team offensive/defensive responsibilities, including serving, attacking, and blocking, as well as statistical reporting duties. 9

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Rachel Fairbanks 5-8 | Sr. | L Katy, Texas | Cinco Ranch HS

AS A JUNIOR (2012) Played in all 34 matches and all 129 sets during the 2012 campaign … broke the UAB record and ranked second in Conference USA with 653 digs … recorded 30+ digs in two matches (30, vs. UTSA (Aug. 24), and 31, vs. Furman (Aug. 25)) to set a career-high in digs and become the first Blazer to post two matches of 30+ digs in a single season … ranked in the top-20 in the conference with 25 service aces on the season … Second Team All-Conference USA selection … twice named defensive player of the week (Oct. 22 and Nov. 5) … member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. AS A SOPHOMORE (2011) A reserve off the UAB bench, she competed in six matches totaling eight sets ... started against Akron, UTEP and Southern Miss ... averaged 1.38 kills and 2.25 digs per set ... rocketed a career-high six kills on 12 attacks with only two errors in just one set of game action on Oct. 28 at SMU ... posted a careerbest 12 digs in a 3-0 sweep of UTEP on Nov. 5 ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. AS A FRESHMAN (2010) Played in 22 matches with five starts ... tallied 115 digs (2.05 per set) ... also managed 24 kills ... reached double-digit digs four times, including a season-high 11 on Sept. 3 against Toledo ... posted a seasonbest five kills Aug. 28 at Georgia Tech ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL Recognized with third-team all-state honors as a senior in 2009 ... helped Cinco Ranch High School to a regional championship and a third-place finish in the Texas 5A state tournament ... coached by Tammy Laurence ... a two-year letterwinner ... recorded 364 kills and 325 digs as a senior ... earned first-team all-district honors and second-team all-region recognition from the Houston Chronicle ... a member of the National Honor Society ... qualified for the Junior Olympics three times and helped her club team to an 11th-place national finish. PERSONAL Rachel Ann Fairbanks ... born May 4, 1992 in Houston, Texas ... daughter of Mike and Cindy Fairbanks ... has one brother, Andrew ... majoring in industrial distribution.

Career Bests Kills 6 at SMU (10/28/11) Total Attempts 32 vs. UTEP (11/5/11) Attack Percentage (5 kills) .043 (5-4-23) at Ga. Tech (8/28/10) Assists 7 vs. Houston (9/21/12) Service Aces 2, 9x, last vs. Marshall (11/4/12) Total Blocks 1, 2x, last vs. UTEP (11/5/11) Digs 31 vs. Furman (8/25/12)

CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2010 56-22 24 0.43 23 122 .008 6 0.11 5 0.09 16 115 2.05 11 0 1 1 0.02 1 0 29.5 0.52 2011 8-6 11 1.38 7 57 .070 1 0.12 0 0.00 4 18 2.25 2 0 1 1 0.12 0 0 11.5 1.38 2012 129-34 7 0.05 8 46 -.022 85 0.66 25 0.19 44 653 5.06 19 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 32.0 0.25 TOTAL 193-62 42 0.22 38 225 .018 92 0.48 30 0.16 64 486 4.07 32 0 2 2 0.01 1 0 73.0 0.38 1 0

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Kiriana Hirini 6-1 | Jr. | MB

Tauranga, New Zealand | LB State

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012) Played in 21 matches while starting four ... recorded 10 solo blocks and 35 block assists in 61 sets ... had a career-best 13 kills against Furman (Aug. 25) ... tallied 12 kills against UC-Davis (Aug. 25) ... notched a season-high eight total blocks (2bs, 6ba) against UC-Davis ... totaled 98 kills and averaged 1.61 per set ... hit .294 (98k- 33e- 221ta) for the season. AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011) One of the top reserves off the bench for the Blazers ... a spark for Coach Messersmith in the front row ... competed in 40 sets over the course of 19 matches, making three starts ... totaled 44 kills and averaged 1.10 per stanza ... hit .263 (44k-13e-118ta) for the season ... totaled a season-high four kills in five matches ... accounted for an impressive 62 total blocks, with 14 solo swats for a 1.55 per frame average ... added 20 digs ... posted 4.0 or more blocks in eight contests ... in first collegiate game posted four kills, hit .500 (4k-0e-8ta) and added 5.0 blocks in a 3-1 win at UT Martin on Sept. 2 ... tallied 8.0 swats, including a career-high three solo blocks, in only two sets in a five-set win at Southern Miss on Oct. 2 ... stonewalled the UTEP offense with a career-best 10.0 blocks in a four-set win on Nov. 6 ... was named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 3 ... first UAB player to ever earn American Volleyball Scouting Report (AVSR) Global Player of the Week on Nov. 7 ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. REDSHIRT SEASON (2010 AT LONG BEACH STATE) Attended Long Beach State but sat out her first collegiate season as a redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL Attended Bethlehem College in Tauranga, New Zealand ... led Bethlehem to three straight top 10 finishes in New Zealand’s Division I high school national championships, including an appearance in the finals as a senior ... played on New Zealand’s junior national teams for both indoor and beach volleyball ... competed in the 2009 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Junior World Championships in Turkey ... played on the New Zealand Beach Volleyball Tour ... won a national club championship with the Tauranga women’s club team ... a three-sport athlete at Bethlehem, who also excelled in swimming and netball, a variant of basketball.

Career Bests Kills 13 vs. Furman (8/25/12) Total Attempts 27 vs. Furman (8/25/12) Attack Percentage (5 kills) .455 vs. UC Davis (8/25/12) Assists 2, 2x, last vs. Houston (9/21/12) Service Aces 1, 3x, last vs. Rice (9/23/12) Total Blocks 10 vs. UTEP (11/6/11) Digs 7 vs. UTEP (11/6/11)

PERSONAL Kiriana Elizabeth Hirini ... born Jan. 8, 1992 in England ... daughter of John and Jane Hirini ... has one brother, Sonny ... majoring in health care management. CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2011 40-19 44 1.10 13 118 .263 2 0.05 1 0.03 10 20 0.50 0 14 48 62 1.55 6 0 83.0 2.08 2012 61-21 98 1.61 33 221 .294 6 0.10 2 0.03 7 19 0.31 0 10 35 45 0.74 5 0 127.5 2.08 TOTAL 101-40 142 1.41 46 339 .283 8 0..08 3 0.03 17 39 0.39 0 24 83 107 1.06 11 0 210.5 2.08 1 1

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Becca Howard 5-9 | Sr. | S Tampa Fla. | Plant HS

AS A JUNIOR (2012) Played in all 129 sets and all 34 matches for the Blazers, starting in nine matches ... recorded 451 assists and a 3.50 assists per set average, good for second on the team ... tallied 20 or more assists in six matches ... recorded a career-high 39 assists against SMU (Oct. 25) ... surpassed 1,000 career assists with 22 dimes against Georgia State (Sep. 4) ... recorded 17 aces ... laced three aces in a match on three occasions (vs. Rice (Sep. 23), at Tulane (Sep. 30) and vs. East Carolina (Nov. 2)) ... totaled 253 digs ... recorded double-digit digs in nine matches including a season-high 15 digs against UCF (Oct. 14) ... finished the year with nine double-doubles ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. AS A SOPHOMORE (2011) Saw game action in every set (118) and match (32) of the season ... split setting duties with teammate Alison Woods running the 6-2 offense ... recorded 533 assists for the season for a per set average of 4.52 ... recorded 10 or more helpers in 28 of 32 matches ... surpassed the 20-assist mark nine times ... recorded 198 total digs for a 1.68 per set average ... tallied eight double-doubles ... laced 19 service aces ... distributed a season-high 25 assists on two occasions, the last on Sept. 3 vs. Stephen F. Austin ... corralled a season-best 12 digs on Sept. 30 at Tulane ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. AS A FRESHMAN (2010) Played in 25 matches ... spent two-thirds of the season in a rotation with fellow setter Alison Woods as part of a 6-2 offensive attack ... also saw action in several matches solely as a defensive specialist ... dished out 340 assists (3.78 per set) ... topped 25 assists in a match three times, including a season-best 34 assists Oct. 1 against East Carolina ... recorded two double-doubles - 14 assists and 10 digs Aug. 28 versus Indiana and 30 assists and 13 digs Sept. 25 against SMU ... had seven other matches with at least 10 assists and at least seven digs ... finished the year with 145 digs (1.61 per set) ... led the team with a .963 serve percentage and nearly as many aces (10) as service errors (11) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL Helped Plant High School to back-to-back state championships, one in Florida’s Class 5A in 2008 and one in Class 6A in 2009 ... coached by Leanna Taylor ... a three-time all-county performer and twice an honorable mention all-state selection ... chosen as an Under Armour All-American as a senior ... averaged 10.9 assists per game in 2009 ... selected as a finalist for both the Gatorade Player of the Year in Florida and the PrepVolleyball. com Andi Collins Award for the best setter in the country ... also guided Berkeley Prep to a pair of state tournament appearances before transferring to Plant ... member of the National Honor Society and Social Studies Honor Society ... played in four Junior Olympics ... helped her Florida High Performance team to a third-place national finish ... her Tampa Bay Juniors team won a 15-Under Junior National Championship. PERSONAL Rebecca Jane Howard ... born Jan. 1, 1992 in Tampa, Fla. ... daughter of George and Beth Howard ... has two brothers, Jason and Trey ... business with a minor in industrial distribution.

Career Bests Kills 1, 5x last vs. Rice (10/23/11) Total Attempts 5 vs. SMU (8/25/12) Attack Percentage (5 kills) N/A Assists 39 vs. SMU (10/25/12) Service Aces 3, 4x, last vs. East Carolina (11/2/12) Total Blocks N/A Digs 15 vs. UCF (10/14/12)

CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2010 90-25 1 0.01 6 22 -.227 340 3.78 10 0.11 11 145 1.61 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 4 11.0 0.12 2011 118-32 4 0.03 3 14 .071 533 4.52 19 0.16 18 198 1.68 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 23.0 0.19 2012 129-34 2 0.02 4 15 -.133 451 3.50 17 0.13 16 253 1.96 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 9 19.0 0.15 TOTAL 337-91 7 0.02 13 51 -.118 1324 3.93 46 0.14 45 596 1.77 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 16 53.0 0.16 1 2

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Mariah McCallum 5-5 | R-So. | DS

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. | Nease HS

AS A FRESHMAN (2012) Played in 14 matches and 23 sets in her first season ... played in a season-high four sets in first collegiate match against UC Davis (Aug. 25) ... had a season-best five digs in same match ... totaled 20 digs on the season ... notched first collegiate assist against Furman (Aug. 25) ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. AS A FRESHMAN (2011) Redshirt ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL Played three seasons at Nease High School, where she was a Florida High School Athletic Association All-State selection every year ... a Gatorade Player of the Year nominee as a senior ... logged more than 2,100 digs for her career ... earned Florida Times-Union All-Area, St. Augustine Record All-County and All-St. John’s River Conference honors three times each ... led Nease to three conference titles, three district championships and the Florida Class 4A state championship as a sophomore in 2008 ... a PrepVolleyball.com Super Sophomore 79 selection in 2008 ... listed multiple times on the PrepVolleyball.com “Defensive Dandies” list ... played her freshman season in 2007 at Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Fla., and helped her team to the Class 3A state semifinals ... a PrepVolleyball.com Academic AllAmerican as a senior ... graduated from high school a semester early in December 2010 ... member of the National Honor Society and United States Achievement Academy ... guided her Jacksonville Juniors club team to first place in the American Gold Division at the 2010 USA Volleyball National Championships, where she was named to the all-tournament team ... involved in the USA Volleyball High Performance program ... played around the world in places such as Nicaragua, Greece and Barbados as part of Bring It Promotions, an organization that conducts international volleyball tours. PERSONAL Mariah Jordan McCallum ... born Feb. 27, 1993 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... daughter of John and Linda McCallum ... has one sister, Taelar ... major psychology.

Career Bests Kills N/A Total Attempts N/A Attack Percentage (5 kills) N/A Assists 1 vs. Furman (8/25/12) Service Aces N/A Total Blocks N/A Digs 5 vs. UC Davis (8/25/12)

CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2012 23-14 0 0.00 0 0 .000 1 0.04 0 0.00 1 20 0.87 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.0 0.00 TOTAL 23-14 0 0.00 0 0 .000 1 0.04 0 0.00 1 20 0.87 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.0 0.00

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Sara Rishell 6-1 | Jr. | MB

Smithsburg, Md. | American Univ.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011) AT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY AVCA All-Region honorable mention ... named Patriot League Player and Rookie of the Year... All-Patriot League First Team selection ... Patriot League Tournament MVP ... three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week and Patriot League Player of the Week ... appeared and started in all 34 matches ... recorded double-digit kills in 25 matches ... totaled 106 block assists, placing her third all-time at American in a single season ... recorded 126 total blocks on the year, placing her sixth all-time at American ... averaged 1.04 blocks per game, good for 10th all-time at AU ... posted 379 kills and 96 digs on the year ... led team with .316 hitting percentage ... set a Patriot League Tournament record with 19 blocks in tournament play ... tallied a season-high 21 kills against UTEP (9/3) ... recorded a season-best hitting percentage of .688 with 12 kills and one error against Lehigh (11/11) ... posted 10 blocks in the Patriot League Semifinals against Colgate (11/19) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection. HIGH SCHOOL Played for Coach Rachel Brashear at Smithsburg HS ... volleyball team went undefeated and won the Maryland 1A State Championship in 2010 and 2011 ... three-year captain for both basketball and volleyball and served one year as track captain ... named a volleyball Under Armor All-American ... once posted a triple-double in a basketball game ... member of both the National Honor Society and National Business Honor Society. PERSONAL Sara Ruth Rishell...born May 26, 1993 in Smithsburg, Md. ...daughter of E. Blair and Kim Rishell...has three borthers - Joe Rishell, Daniel Rishell and Michael Rishell...majoring in english.

Career Bests (at UAB) Kills N/A Total Attempts N/A Attack Percentage (5 kills) N/A Assists N/A Service Aces N/A Total Blocks N/A Digs N/A

CAREER STATISTICS (at American) Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2011 34-34 379 3.13 124 808 .316 17 0.14 25 0.21 79 96 0.79 21 20 106 126 1.04 27 4 - 2012 32-25 311 2.96 134 811 .218 12 0.11 11 0.10 23 72 0.69 13 21 64 85 0.81 5 2 - TOTAL 66-59 690 3.05 258 1619 .267 29 0.13 36 0.16 102 168 0.74 34 41 170 211 0.93 32 6 - -

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Emma Schroer 5-10 | R-Fr. | S

Ogallalla, Neb. | Ogallalla HS

AS A FRESHMAN (2011) Sat out the season as a redshirt. HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterwinner at Ogallala High School ... helped lead her team to an appearance in the final eight of the Nebraska state tournament all four seasons ... played both setter and outside hitter at Ogallala ... three-time All-Southwest Conference and all-area selection ... First Team All-Southwest Conference pick as both a junior and senior...an honorable mention all-state member, selected by the Associated Press in final season ... recorded more than 200 kills and 450 assists as a senior ... named her volleyball team’s most outstanding senior player and offensive player ... selected to compete for in the West Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Game ... also played three years of basketball and earned all-conference and all-area honors twice ... four-year letterwinner in tennis ... played at the same high school as current UAB volleyball senior Kate Morrell. PERSONAL Emma Marie Schroer ... born December 31, 1993 in Kansas City, Mo. ... daughter of Mike Schroer and Gwen and Jim Rezac ... has three brothers - Jack, Ryder and Rock Rezac and two sisters - Syd and Kendall Schroer ... niece of UAB coach Kerry Messersmith ... majoring in health related programs.

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Lindsay Simmons 6-0 | So. | OH Danville, Ala. | Danville HS

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012) Played in two matches and three sets on the season ... recorded two kills in five attempts ... tallied three block assists, all coming in two sets against Alabama A&M (Oct. 9) ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. AS A FRESHMAN (2011) Redshirt ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL Played five years at Danville High School, joining the varsity team as an eighth grader ... a three-time allstate selection in Alabama’s Class 3A ... led Danville to five state tournament appearances, including three trips to the final four ... a four-time all-county, all-area and all-region selection ... a versatile player who finished her prep career with 2,532 kills, 322 blocks, 354 aces and 610 digs ... valedictorian of her senior class ... a three-time recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Academic Award. PERSONAL Lindsay Shea Simmons ... born Oct. 6, 1992 in Danville, Ala. ... daughter of Alan and Cindy Simmons ... has one sister, Lauren ... majoring in psychology.

Career Bests Kills 1 vs. Alabama A&M (10/9/12) Total Attempts 4 vs. Alabama A&M (10/9/12) Attack Percentage (5 kills) N/A Assists N/A Service Aces N/A Total Blocks 3 vs. Alabama A&M (10/9/12) Digs N/A

CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2012 3-2 2 0.67 0 5 .400 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 000 0 0 3 3 1.00 0 0 3.5 1.00 TOTAL 3-2 2 0.67 0 5 .400 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 000 0 0 3 3 1.00 0 0 3.5 1.00

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Sam Skinner 5-10 | So.| OH

Birmingham, Ala. | Oak Mountain HS

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012) Competed in 32 matches and 97 sets during freshman campaign for the Blazers ... started in 22 matches ... first UAB volleyball player to earn the Conference USA Freshman of the Year honor ... Second Team AllC-USA selection and named to Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... finished in the top-20 in Conference USA in kills per set with an average of 2.61 ... totaled 253 kills and recorded double-digit kills in 13 matches ... had 22 kills and 16 digs against SMU (Oct. 25), both season highs ... collected 144 digs ... recorded four double-doubles ... tallied 54 total blocks (14bs, 40ba) ... notched 15 aces including a season-high three against East Carolina (Nov. 2). REDSHIRT SEASON (2011) Sat out the season as a redshirt.

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HIGH SCHOOL A local product from Oak Mountain High School ... played her final two seasons for coach Tammy Richardson ... named the Birmingham News Metro Player of the Year and Shelby County Reporter Player of the Year as a senior in 2010 ... helped Oak Mountain to back-to-back final eight appearances in the state tournament as a junior and senior, including a runner-up finish in 2010 ... selected to the state all-tournament team in 2010 ... led all players in the Birmingham area her senior year with 808 kills (4.7 per game) ... also posted 74 blocks, 395 digs and 41 aces in her final campaign ... named to the 6A All-State Second Team as a junior in 2009 by the Alabama Volleyball Coaches Association ... competed in the 2009 AAU Nationals with her team from the Birmingham Volleyball Club. PERSONAL Samantha Drake Skinner ... born Sept. 17, 1992 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Wendy Skinner ... has a sister Ziva ... majoring in psychology.

Kills 22 vs SMU (10/25/12) Total Attempts 57 vs. SMU (10/25/12) Attack Percentage (5 kills) .458 vs. Buffalo (9/2/12) Assists 1, 4x, last at Southern Miss (11/11/12) Service Aces 3 vs. East Carolina (11/2/12) Total Blocks 6 at East Carolina (10/21/12) Digs 16 vs. SMU (10/25/12)

CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2012 97-32 253 2.61 109 806 .179 4 0.04 15 0.15 31 144 1.48 3 14 40 54 0.56 6 0 302.0 3.11 TOTAL 97-32 253 2.61 109 806 .179 4 0.04 15 0.15 31 144 1.48 3 14 40 54 0.56 6 0 302.0 3.11

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Ally Slaughter 5-10 | Sr. | OH Pelham, Ala. | Pelham HS

AS A JUNIOR (2012) Competed in 31 matches and 84 sets during junior campaign ... started 21 matches ... led the Blazers with 28 aces ...finished fourth in Conference USA with a serving ace per set average of 0.33 ... laced a season-high four aces against UCF (Oct. 14) ... collected 191 digs ... corralled a season-high 19 digs against UCF (Oct. 14) ... lined 183 kills ... posted double digit kills in three matches ... had a season-best 13 kills against Middle Tennessee on Oct. 16 ... finished the season with 26 total blocks (2bs, 24ba) ... had two matches with double digit kills and nine digs. AS A SOPHOMORE (2011) Started 26 matches and participated in 29 for the season ... took the court in 99 total sets ... finished with 236 kills and 246 digs en route to nine double-doubles ... averaged 2.48 digs and 2.38 kills per set ... collected 29 blocks and 14 service aces ... reached 10 or more kills in a match 11 times ... in 13 matches corralled double figure dig totals ... lined a career-best 15 kills in a double-double effort vs. Illinois State on Sept. 2 ... posted a career-high 21 digs on Sept. 23 against Marshall ... laced three service aces at Creighton on Sept. 17 ... posted double-doubles in three of her last five matches ... named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. AS A FRESHMAN (2010) Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... played in 29 matches with 24 starts ... ranked third on the team with a 2.14 kills-per-set average ... also chipped in 1.40 digs per frame ... played her best over the second half of the season, upping her kills-per-set average to 2.54 over the final 14 matches ... recorded all seven of her double-digit kill performances during that stretch ... posted a season-best 14 kills twice, both in five-set wins over Rice - Oct. 15 in Birmingham and Nov. 6 in Houston ... recorded a double-double in the Oct. 15 contest by matching her season-high with 10 digs ... had three other matches with double-figure kills and at least eight digs ... finished the year with 11 service aces ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL Played locally for coach Kim Kiel at Pelham High School ... helped the Panthers to a pair of Elite Eight appearances in the state tournament during her career ... earned first-team Class 6A all-state honors from the Alabama Volleyball Coaches Association as a senior in 2009 ... averaged double-digit kills and finished with a team-best 498 on the year for her senior campaign ... also added 260 digs and 106 service aces ... named all-county and garnered Player of the Year honors from the Shelby County Reporter ... finished her career with more than 1,200 kills ... selected the Metro Player of the Year by the Birmingham News in 2009 ... played at the club level for the Birmingham Volleyball Club. PERSONAL Allison Kay Slaughter ... born Oct. 6, 1991 in Pender, Nebraska ... daughter of Kirk and Kim Slaughter ... has two brothers, Derek and Max, and one sister, Zoe ... Derek is a sophomore linebacker on the UAB football team ... majoring in communications with a minor in marketing.

Career Bests Kills 15 vs. Illinois State (9/2/12) Total Attempts 51 vs. Arknasas State (8/26/12) Attack Percentage (5 kills) .524 at Tulane (11/14/10) Assists 2, 2x, last at Marshall (10/3/10) Service Aces 4 vs. UCF (10/14/12) Total Blocks 4, 4x, last at Tulane (9/30/11) Digs 21 vs. Marshall (9/23/11)

CAREER STATISTICS Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2010 93-29 199 2.14 118 668 .121 14 0.15 11 0.12 35 130 1.40 21 2 28 30 0.32 7 2 226.0 2.43 2011 99-29 236 2.38 103 780 .171 3 0.03 14 0.14 28 246 2.48 30 3 26 29 0.29 7 1 266.0 2.69 2012 84-31 183 2.18 77 650 .163 6 0.07 28 0.33 38 191 2.27 20 2 24 26 0.31 3 2 225.0 2.68 TOTAL 276-89 618 2.24 298 2098 .153 23 0.08 53 0.19 101 567 2.05 71 7 78 85 0.31 17 5 717.0 2.60 1 8

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Gabrielle Talley 5-9 | R-So. | DS Orlando, Fla. | Virginia Tech

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012) AT VIRGINIA TECH Saw time in two matches, appearing in two sets. AS A FRESHMAN (2011) AT VIRGINIA TECH Did not play. HIGH SCHOOL Three-year letterwinner at Lake Highland Preparatory School … was a member of the state championship team as a sophomore … played 10 years of club ball for Top Select … helped her 18’s team to a third-place finish at the USAV Regional Bid Tournament … a member of the 15’s team that won the Junior Olympics … was also a member of the track team for one year … was a member of student council and president of the C.A.R.E. club. PERSONAL Born Jan. 6, 1993 … daughter of Darryl and Janine Talley … has one older sister, Alexandra … father Darryl played in the NFL for 14 years, mainly with the Buffalo Bills and Uncle John Talley played three years in the NFL … plans to major in English-literature.

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Bethanie Thomas 6-1 | Jr. | OH

Huntsville, Ala. | South Carolina

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012) AT SOUTH CAROLINA Started all 32 matches ... ranked second on the team with 2.22 kills per set and third with 2.51 digs a frame ... led the team with a .967 reception percentage ... tallied four double-doubles on the year, including a 10-kills, 14-dig performance against East Tennessee State (8/25) ... led the team and posted a career-best 25 digs at Alabama (11/16) ... earned placement on the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll. AS A FRESHMAN (2011) AT SOUTH CAROLINA Started 26 matches and played in all 30 for the Gamecocks ... ranked fourth on the team with 2.09 kills per set and third with 2.62 digs per set ... posted double-digit kills nine times and double-figure digs on 15 occasions ... led the team in kills six times and digs four times ... posted a season-high 16 kills on a .577 hitting percentage, also her season high, in the win over Elon (9/3) ... earned MVP honors in the 2011 Gamecock Invitational ... garnered a spot on the 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL Played two years at Bob Jones HS, earning all-state honors in both 2007 and 2008 ... finalist for national freshman and sophomore of the year by PrepVolleyball.com ... led Bob Jones to the Alabama 6A title in 2008, picking up tournament MVP honors in the process ... posted 594 kills, 312 digs, 98 blocks and 57 aces as a freshman en route to Super All-Metro honors from the Huntsville Times ... earned all-area MVP honors both seasons ... played with the Rocket City Volleyball Club exclusively during her junior and senior seasons, training under 1984 USA Olympic silver-medalist Rose Magers-Powell. PERSONAL Bethanie Nicole Thomas ... born February 16, 1993 in Huntsville, Ala. ... daughter of Cory and Susan Thomas ... has one older sister, Heather, who lettered four years on the UAB volleyball team ... majoring in civil engineering.

Career Bests (AT UAB) Kills N/A Total Attempts N/A Attack Percentage (5 kills) N/A Assists N/A Service Aces N/A Total Blocks N/A Digs N/A

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Season SP-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE Points Pts/S 2011 99- 207 2.09 89 723 .163 48 0.48 8 0.08 12 259 2.62 28 4 19 23 0.23 3 1 228.5 2.31 2012 105- 233 2.22 72 727 .221 40 0.38 16 0.15 10 254 2.42 23 13 17 30 0.29 3 0 270.5 2.58 TOTAL 204- 440 2.16 161 1450 .192 88 0.43 24 0.12 22 513 2.52 51 17 36 53 0.26 6 1 499 2.44

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Gabby Deshotel 5-11 | Fr. | MB

Daphne, Ala. | Bayside Academy

HIGH SCHOOL Played for Coach Ann Shilling at Bayside Academy in Daphne, Ala. ... finished her high school career with 2,405 kills, 1,054 blocks, 408 digs and 237 aces in five seasons ... Mobile Press-Register co-player of the year in 2012 ... four-time Press-Register Super 12 honoree from 2008-11 ... named MVP of the State Tournament in 2010 and 2012 ... MaxPreps All-American team selection ... won State Tournament all four years at Bayside Academy ... Eastern Shore Volleyball Club team won silver in Big South ... made honors list through out high school. PERSONAL Gabrielle Alyah Monique Deshotel ... born February 12, 1995 in Baton Rouge, La. ... daughter of Monique Adams and Robert Deshotel ... majoring in exercise science.

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Mandy Glon 6-3 | Fr. | MB

St. Charles, Mo. | Francis Howell HS

HIGH SCHOOL Played for Coach Justin Young at Francis Howell HS in St. Charles, Mo. ... team won four district championships, two sectional championships and made two appearances in the state tournament ... Gateway Athletic Conference All-Academic honoree ... member of the St. Louis High Performance volleyball club. PERSONAL Amanda Jane Glon ... born June 30, 1995 in St. Louis, Mo. ... daughter of Mark and Donna Glon ... has two brothers, Brendon and Brady, and one younger sister, Ashlyn ... majoring in exercise science.

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Hannah Kowal 5-11 | Fr. | OH

Birmingham, Ala. | Oak Mountain HS

HIGH SCHOOL Played for Coach Lance Wood at Oak Mountain HS and Coach Donna Burke at Hoover HS ... four-year varsity starter ... Hammer Award winner for having highest hitting percentage at Hoover in 2010 ... CBS42 D1 Sports Athlete of the Week ... Class 6A MVP of All-Tournament team in 2011 ... team made it to the final four of the Class 6A State Tournament in 2011 and 2012 ... Shelby County Player of the Year in 2012 ... member National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and Spanish Honor Society ... was valedictorian of 2012 senior class at Oak Mountain HS, graduating with a GPA above a 4.0. PERSONAL Hannah Rose Kowal ... born December 19, 1994 in Fort Myers, Fla. ... daughter of Debra and Jeffery Kowal ... has one older sister, Jamie ... majoring in biomedical engineering.

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Amber Treace 6-0 | Fr. | S

Spanish Fort, Ala. | Spanish Fort HS

HIGH SCHOOL Played for Coach Barclay Kercher at Spanish Fort HS ... broke the school record for set assists with 945... team made it to the elite eight of the Alabama 5A state tournament her junior and senior seasons ... recorded 312 kills, 185 aces and 945 set assists with 64 blocks and 274 digs during high school career ... member of the North/South All-Star Team. PERSONAL Amber Nicole Treace ... born May 16, 1995 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Michelle and Bobby Treace ... major is undecided.

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Bartow Arena serves as the UAB volleyball team’s home court. Formerly UAB Arena, the home facility for the Blazers was later renamed to honor former athletics director and head basketball coach Gene Bartow. The UAB volleyball team is now in its 24th season at the venue. Since becoming the first team to host intercollegiate athletic competition in the arena in 1988, UAB volleyball has hosted a number of tournaments, including the 1988 Sun Belt Conference Championship and the first Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship in 1989. In 1993, UAB hosted the third Great Midwest Conference Championship. Bartow Arena is a multi-purpose facility that is used for intercollegiate athletic events, as well as numerous other activities and events hosted by the university. The arena is home to the men’s and women’s basketball teams and UAB graduation ceremonies. With 18,000-square feet of floor space, the arena has a permanent wood floor, which has three basketball courts, three volleyball courts and a portable hardwood floor for basketball. There are a total of 8,500 seats (6,500 permanent, 2,000

retractable), and there is a maximum capacity of 9,500. In addition, the arena houses athletic and administrative offices, locker rooms, the Green and Gold Room, the Blazer Club and the Champion Club. In 2009, the arena added new scoreboards at each end and a new, four-panel, video board above mid-court. In 2011, the lower bowl of seats was replaced. Additional changes to the building over the years have included a renovation of the administrative towers annex, a new locker room and equipment room for football and a renovation of the Green and Gold, Blazer Club and Champions Club rooms. Specifically related to volleyball, the arena’s 15 foot by 26 foot locker room was renovated in the summer of 2007. With the upgrade came brand new spacious lockers for each student-athlete, leather couches and a 50-inch flat-screen plasma television. The UAB volleyball program’s all-time record in Bartow Arena entering 2012 stands at 166-107 (.608).

All-Time Records vs. Opponents at Home Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alabama A&M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alabama State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Arkansas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Auburn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin Peay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Baylor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Butler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chattanooga. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charlotte. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cincinnati. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DePaul. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . East Carolina. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . East Tennessee State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eastern Kentucky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florida A&M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Florida International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgia Southern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgia State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgia Tech. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Washington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hofstra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Name GP K K/S E TA Pct. A A/S SA SE SA/S RE Dig D/S BS BA Tot. B/S BE BHE Pts. SERLEY, Sam 127 346 2.72 79 703 .380 8 0.06 1 0 0.01 0 28 0.22 47 138 185 1.46 15 2 463.0 SKINNER, Sam 97 253 2.61 109 806 .179 4 0.04 15 31 0.15 3 144 1.48 14 40 54 0.56 6 0 302.0 MORRELL, Kate 99 247 2.49 106 863 .163 17 0.17 23 31 0.23 30 277 2.80 6 31 37 0.37 7 4 291.0 GALLAGHER, Kirsten 115 212 1.84 71 589 .239 3 0.03 16 16 0.14 2 94 0.82 11 71 82 0.71 7 2 274.5 SIMMONS, Michele 122 197 1.61 74 589 .209 7 0.06 0 0 0.00 0 37 0.30 10 67 77 0.63 3 0 240.5 SLAUGHTER, Ally 84 183 2.18 77 650 .163 6 0.07 28 38 0.33 20 191 2.27 2 24 26 0.31 3 2 225.0 HIRINI, Kiriana 61 98 1.61 33 221 .294 6 0.10 2 7 0.03 0 19 0.31 10 35 45 0.74 5 0 127.5 RICKS, Ashley 60 60 1.00 32 234 .120 0 0.00 5 9 0.08 0 26 0.43 1 40 41 0.68 5 0 86.0 WOODS, Alison 129 17 0.13 7 69 .145 899 6.97 15 15 0.12 1 298 2.31 0 17 17 0.13 1 11 40.5 FAIRBANKS, Rachel 129 7 0.05 8 46 -.022 85 0.66 25 44 0.19 19 653 5.06 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 32.0 HOWARD, Becca 129 2 0.02 4 15 -.133 451 3.50 17 16 0.13 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 0 9 19.0 SIMMONS, Lindsay 2 1 0.50 0 4 .250 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 3 3 1.50 0 0 2.5 STANFORD, Bethany 97 1 0.01 2 8 -.125 7 0.07 0 5 0.00 14 131 1.35 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 1.0 PETERS, Ally 1 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 0 0.00 0 1 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.0 MCCALLUM, Mariah 23 0 0.00 0 0 .000 1 0.04 0 1 0.00 4 20 0.87 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.0 TEAM 24 UAB TOTALS Opponents

129 1624 12.59 603 4799 .213 1494 11.58 147 214 1.14 117 2171 16.83 101 466 334.0 2.59 52 31 2105.0 129 1685 13.06 805 5057 .174 1555 12.05 118 195 0.91 147 2302 17.84 66 389 260.5 2.02 55 31 2063.5

2012 Results Overall: 20-14 Date Aug. 24 Aug. 24 Aug. 25 Aug. 25 Aug. 31 Sept. 1 Sept. 2 Sept. 4 Sept. 7 Sept. 8 Sept. 8 Sept. 14 Sept. 14 Sept. 15 Sept. 21 Sept. 23 Sept. 28 Sept. 30 Oct. 5 Oct. 7 Oct. 9 Oct. 12 Oct. 14 Oct. 16 Oct. 19 Oct. 21 Oct. 25 Oct. 28 Nov. 2 Nov. 4 Nov. 9 Nov. 11 Nov. 16 Nov. 17

C-USA: 11-5

Home: 10-1

Away: 4-8

Neutral: 6-5

Opponent Result Score Set-by-Set Score vs UTSA! L 3-2 25-22,19-25,13-25,25-20,12-15 at Middle Tennessee State! L 3-0 18-25,21-25,18-25 vs UC Davis! W 3-1 18-25,25-22,25-16,25-20 vs Furman! L 3-2 23-25,32-30,16-25,25-23,10-15 at Notre Dame% L 3-1 25-20,23-25,25-27,23-25 vs Eastern Kentucky% W 3-0 25-14,25-16,25-21 vs Buffalo% W 3-0 25-16,25-17,25-21 vs Georgia State W 3-1 25-14,22-25,25-13,25-17 vs Winthrop& W 3-0 25-22,25-15,25-20 at South Carolina& L 3-1 25-23,22-25,21-25,24-26 Sam Serley set a UAB vs Clemson& L 3-0 17-25,15-25,18-25 single season record of vs Bowling Green$ L 3-1 26-28,20-25,30-28,22-25 185 blocks, while also at Purdue$ L 3-0 17-25,13-25,11-25 leading the league in vs Jacksonville State$ W 3-0 25-17,25-19,26-24 hitting percentage with vs Houston* W 3-2 25-18,20-25,15-25,25-12,15-11 vs Rice L 3-2 25-21,19-25,25-27,25-22,12-15 at UTEP* L 3-0 23-25,23-25,14-25 at Tulane* L 3-2 25-14,14-25,25-19,23-25,10-15 at Memphis* W 3-2 21-25,25-17,25-15,16-25,15-11 vs Memphis* W 3-1 25-19,24-26,25-12,25-19 Alabma A&M W 3-0 25-14,25-23,25-21 vs Southern Miss* W 3-0 25-23,23-25,17-25,20-25 vs UCF* W 3-2 25-18,25-18,22-25,23-25,15-6 vs Middle Tennessee State W 3-1 25-14,19-25,25-16,25-22 at Marshall* W 3-2 18-25,25-21,10-25,25-23,15-12 at East Carolina* W 3-0 25-14,25-19,25-13 vs SMU* W 3-2 18-25,25-15,25-17,20-25,15-12 at Tulsa* L 3-0 23-25,17-25,16-25 vs. East Carolina* W 3-0 25-14.25-14,25-14 vs. Marshall* W 3-0 29-27,25-20,25-24 at UCF* L 3-1 25-22,18-25,21-25,20-25 at Southern Miss* W 3-1 25-14,25-15,23-25,15-20 vs UTEP W 3-0 25-16,25-18,25-18 vs Tulsa L 3-0 21-25,21-25,20-25

! Blue Raider Bash

Notre Dame Shamrock Invitational % & Carolina Clash $ Purdue Active Ankle Challenge * Conference USA

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Final 2012 Conference USA Standings C-USA All Matches Team W-L Pct. Streak W-L Pct. Home Away Neutral Last 10 Tulsa^ 14-2 .875 L1 26-10 .722 13-3 8-6 5-1 8-2 Rice 12-4 .750 L1 19-12 .613 11-7 6-4 2-1 6-4 UCF 11-5 .688 W2 18-15 .545 10-3 6-6 2-6 8-2 UAB 11-5 .688 L1 20-14 .588 10-1 4-9 6-4 7-3 UTEP 10-6 .625 L2 16-13 .552 8-4 4-7 4-2 5-5 Marshall 8-8 .500 L1 18-13 .581 11-2 3-8 4-3 2-8 Memphis 7-9 .438 L1 12-19 .387 6-10 4-8 2-1 6-4 SMU 7-9 .438 W1 11-20 .355 6-7 2-10 3-3 3-7 Houston 7-9 .438 L1 9-19 .321 5-7 3-7 1-5 4-6 Southern Miss 4-12 .250 L4 8-20 .286 4-7 2-9 2-4 2-8 Tulane 4-12 .250 L1 6-21 .222 5-8 0-10 1-3 2-8 East Carolina 1-15 .062 W1 2-25 .074 2-11 0-10 0-4 1-9 ^ 2012 C-USA Regular Season Champion

2012 C-USA Stat Leaders Kills Per Set 1. T. Henderson, TLS (5.22) 2. L. Der, MAR (4.39) 3. J. Horton, UTEP (4.30) 4. K. Norris, HOU (3.88) 5. A. Hawkins, MEM (3.77) Assists Per Set 1. M. Murphy, RICE (11.03) 2. M. Patterson, UTEP (10.80) 3. S. Bane, MAR (10.53) 4. K. Fleming, USM (10.19) 5. O. Bailey, SMU (9.51) Digs Per Set 1. J. Adams, TLS (5.19) 2. R. Fairbanks, UAB (5.06) 3. A. Petronijevic, MEM (4.49) 4. E. Rinaudo, USM (4.49) 5. D. Rahal, MAR (4.45)

2012 C-USA Awards First Team Katie Norris, Houston Laura Der, Marshall Altrese Hawkins, Memphis Nancy Cole, Rice Caroline Young, SMU Jessica Adams, Tulsa Tyler Henderson, Tulsa Sam Serley, UAB DeLaina Sarden, UCF Jeane Horton, UTEP Xitlali Herrera, UTEP

Second Team Chandace Tryon, Houston Jillian Humphrey, Rice Laurie McNamara, Rice Courtney Manning, SMU Cori Martone, Tulane Kellie Culbertson, Tulsa Rachel Fairbanks, UAB Sam Skinner, UAB Angelica Crump, UCF Malia Patterson, UTEP Specialty (of the year) Awards Player: Tyler Henderson, Tulsa Setter: Megan Murphy, Rice Libero: Jessica Adams, Tulsa Freshman: Sam Skinner, UAB Coach: Ken Murphy, UTEP

All-Freshman Team Emily Howard, Houston Jillian Shemanski, Marshall Lydia Bonner, Southern Miss Quinci Hayward, Southern Miss Ashley Hooper, Tulsa Sam Skinner, UAB

2009 Tudor Fieldhouse, Houston, Texas 1ST -- (2) Tulsa def. (7) UAB, 3-1 2008 (Runner-up) Elma Roane Fieldhouse, Memphis, Tenn. QF -- (2) UAB def. (10) Marshall, 3-0 SF -- (2) UAB def. (3) Rice, 3-1 FIN -- (1) Tulane def. (2) UAB, 3-2 2007 (Runner-up) Cam Henderson Center, Huntington, W.Va. QF -- (3) UAB def. (11) Southern Miss, 3-0 SF -- (3) UAB def. (2) Tulane, 3-1 FIN -- (4) Tulsa def. (3) UAB, 3-2 2006 (Champion) Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas 1ST -- (5) UAB def. (12) UCF, 3-1 QF -- (5) UAB def. (4) Tulane, 3-1 SF -- (5) UAB def. (1) Tulsa, 3-1 FIN -- (5) UAB def. (3) Memphis, 3-1 2005 Autry Court, Houston, Texas 1ST -- (7) SMU def. (10) UAB, 3-1 2004 Cardinal Arena, Louisville, Ky. Did not qualify 2003 Fogelman Arena, New Orleans, La. 1ST -- (10) TCU def. (7) UAB, 3-0 2002 DePaul Athletic Center, Chicago, Ill. 1ST -- (8) Southern Miss def. (9) UAB, 3-1 2001 Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas Did not qualify 2000 Halton Arena, Charlotte, N.C. 1ST -- (5) DePaul def. (12) UAB, 3-0

Blocks Per Set 1. S. Serley, UAB (1.46) 2. C. Burruel, UTEP (1.18) 3. J. Humphrey, RICE (1.18) 4. M. Lozano, SMU (1.14) 5. C. Tryon, HOU (1.11) Hitting Pct. 1. S. Serley, UAB (.380) 2. D. Sarden, UCF (.352) 3. N. Cole, RICE (.327) 4. T. Henderson, TLS (.323) 5. C. Tryon, HOU (.312)

2012 Donald W. Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Okla. QF -- (4) UAB 3 def. (5) UTEP 0 SF -- (1) Tulsa 3 def. (4) UAB 0

1999 The Sun Dome, Tampa, Fla. 1ST -- (12) UAB def. (5) St. Louis, 3-1 QF -- (4) DePaul def. (12), UAB 3-1

2012 NCAA Tournament

1998 Shoemaker Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1ST -- (5) Houston def. (12) UAB, 3-0 1997 Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas 1ST -- (7) Memphis def. (10) UAB, 3-1

NCAA First Round (Gainesville, Fla.) #14 Florida def. Tulsa, 3-0

1996 Cardinal Arena, Louisville, Ky. 1ST -- (8) UAB def. (9) Southern Miss, 3-0 QF -- (1) USF def. (8) UAB, 3-0 1995 Cardinal Arena, Louisville, Ky. 1ST -- (7) UAB def. (10) Charlotte, 3-0 QF -- (2) USF def. (7) UAB, 3-0

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Season Records NCAA Career Record

Kills 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Opperman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martina Shields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Total Attempts

Tammy Robertson

During her four-year stint at UAB (198992), Tammy Robertson started in all 171 matches and played all but two of 622 games, becoming the UAB career leader in assists (6,650) and attack percentage (.389). Entering the 1992 season 16th among the all-time national career assist leaders, Robertson was the top returning player in the nation with 5,066. She needed 1,530 for the record. Robertson broke the national record (formerly held by Michelle Jaworski of Penn State since 1989 at 6,596) during a postseason match against Cornell at the Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship. Recording 64 assists during the match, Robertson surpassed the record at 6,615. In a subsequent match, she increased her total to 6,650 career assists, making her No. 1 in NCAA history. Robertson led UAB to a 113-58 record, three conference championships and four bids to the WIVC during her career. She twice led the conference (Sun Belt in 1990 and Great Midwest in 1992) in assist average. She finished second in the Sun Belt as a freshman (1989) and in the Great Midwest as a junior (1991). In 1989, Robertson became the first freshman in the history of the Sun Belt Conference to earn first-team all-conference honors. She repeated first-team recognition as a sophomore as she set UAB’s single-match mark for assists with 78 in a five-game victory over Tennessee. As a junior, Robertson set the singleseason record for assists at UAB with 1,763. Robertson graduated magna cum laude, earning her undergraduate degree in early childhood education in June 1992. She earned conference academic recognition in each of her four years, as well.

1. Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Denise Feer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Martina Shields . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. Trisha Eddy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

668 (1996) 663 (1997) 656 (2006) 565 (1991) 525 (1989) 514 (1983) 504 (1990) 501 (1989) 477 (1990) 457 (2002) 457 (1988)

1,723 (1996) 1,684 (2006) 1,605 (1997) 1,275 (1991) 1,267 (2008) 1,185 (1999) 1,181 (1989) 1,179 (2003) 1,171 (1998) 1,168 (1988)

Attack Percentage

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . . . Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov. . . . . . . . . . . . . Jill Gilmour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . . . Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . . . Patti Schroder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov. . . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Dillard . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Dillard . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1. 2. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Janet McCrary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terri Steeb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shondra Bonovitch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chelsea Bishop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michele Moses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Block Assists 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Terri Steeb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chelsea Bishop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Toni Herron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lilly Domingos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Total Blocks

.424 (1983) .404 (1983) .380 (2012) .379 (1990) .365 (2008) .355 (1989) .347 (2006) .340 (1990) .334 (1991) .318 (2010) 1,763 (1991) 1,746 (1990) 1,739 (2006) 1,600 (1988) 1,584 (1992) 1,557 (1989) 1,496 (1985) 1,467 (2008) 1,397 (1994) 1,388 (1993)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Rachel Fairbanks . . . . . . . . . . . . 653 (2012) Heather Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 631 (2011) Heather Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607 (2010) Brianna Galvin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 592 (2006) Heather Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 586 (2009) Brianna Galvin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518 (2007) Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476 (1990) Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 458 (1987) Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453 (2008) Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447 (1990)

Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 (1990) Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 (1991) Patti Schroder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 (1985) Ashley Sargent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 (1984) Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 (1988) Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 (1990) Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 (1988) Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 (1989) Ginny Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 (1985) Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 (1989)

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Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terri Steeb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chelsea Bishop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terri Steeb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Toni Herron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Digs

Service Aces 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

73 (1989) 47 (1990) 47 (1984) 47 (2012) 46 (1995) 43 (1988) 43 (1985) 38 (1993) 37 (1985) 36 (2010)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9.

(Minimum of 500 attempts) 1. Laura Opperman. . . . . . . . . . . . 2. Lisa Watts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Casey Dent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. Casey Dent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Assists

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Career Records ills K 1. Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,029 (1988-91) 2. Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,982 (1994-97) 3. Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,874 (2005-08) 4. Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . 1,616 (1988-91) 5. Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,463 (1986-89) 6. Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,450 (1990-93) 7. Martina Shields . . . . . . . . . . . 1,427 (2000-03) 8. Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,420 (1988-92) 9. Casey Dent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,284 (2005-08) 10. Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,245 (2009-12)

Total Attempts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,060 (1994-97) Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,954 (2005-08) Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,705 (1988-91) Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . 4,021 (1988-91) Martina Shields . . . . . . . . . . . 3,756 (2000-03) Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,600 (1986-89) Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,480 (1990-93) Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,316 (1988-92) Trisha Eddy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,145 (1995-98) Toni Herron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,075 (1991-94)

Attack Percentage

Block Solos 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 (1986-89) Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 (1988-92) Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 (2009-12) Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 (1995-98) Shondra Bonovitch. . . . . . . . . . 108 (1984-87) Jennifer Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . 103 (1986-88) Terri Steeb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 (1995-98) Toni Herron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 (1991-94) Michele Moses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 (1983-85) Karen Boyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 (2000-03) Ginny Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 (1983-85)

Block Assists 1. 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428 (2009-12) Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411 (1995-98) Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411 (1988-92) Terri Steeb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352 (1995-98) Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316 (1990-93) Shaniquwa Cooper. . . . . . . . . . 307 (2004-07) Karen Boyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274 (2000-03) Kim Arnold. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274 (1991-95) Toni Herron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 (1991-94) Casey Dent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .268 (2005-08)

(Minimum 1,000 attempts) 1. Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . .389 (1989-92) 2. Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .340 (2009-12) 3. Casey Dent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .333 (2005-08) 4. Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . .308 (1988-91) 5. Lilly Domingos . . . . . . . . . . . .305 (2007-08) 6. Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . .279 (1988-91) 7. Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .275 (1988-92) 8. Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . .259 (1994-97) 9. Kirsten Gallagher. . . . . . . . . . . .247 (2009-12) 10. Shondra Bonovitch. . . . . . . . . .243 (1984-87)

Total Blocks

Assists

Digs

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . 6,650 (1989-92) Nevena Stefanov. . . . . . . . . . . 5,839 (2005-08) Abby Thatcher. . . . . . . . . . . . 4,872 (1995-98) Alison Woods. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,707 (2009-12) Jill Gilmour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,948 (1987-88) Heather Dillard . . . . . . . . . . . 2,785 (1993-94) Patti Schroder. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,480 (1985-86) Bree Barnard . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,375 (1992-95) Heather Dempsey. . . . . . . . . 2,284 (1997-00) Kim Arnold. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,220 (1991-95)

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Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . . Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ginny Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzie Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashley Sargent. . . . . . . . . . . . .

388 (1988-91) 263 (1986-89) 225 (1988-91) 224 (1989-92) 218 (1990-93) 210 (1994-97) 206 (1983-85) 203 (2005-08) 195 (1989-92) 195 (1983-86)

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Sam Serley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terri Steeb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shondra Bonovitch. . . . . . . . . . Toni Herron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shaniquwa Cooper. . . . . . . . . . Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karen Boyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashley Sargent. . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzie Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gina Doss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Player Mellissa Cobb (1988-91) Tonya Larson (1994-97) Ivana Bozic (2005-08) Danielle Reaves (1988-91) Julie Myers (1986-89) Wendy Huber (1990-93) Martina Shields (2000-03) Toni Herron (1991-94) Trisha Eddy (1995-98)

Kills Digs 2,029 1,533 1,982 1,233 1,874 1,394 1,616 1,651 1,463 1,413 1,450 1,263 1,427 1,093 1,198 1,065 1,031 1,052

564 (2009-12) 547 (1988-92) 535 (1995-98) 452 (1995-98) 388 (1986-89) 356 (1984-87) 352 (1991-94) 347 (2004-07) 336 (1990-93) 327 (2000-03)

Heather Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . 2,131 (2008-11) Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . 1,651 (1988-91) Brianna Galvin. . . . . . . . . . . . 1,650 (2005-07) Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,533 (1988-91) Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,413 (1986-89) Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,394 (2005-08) Aleksandra Vujovic. . . . . . . . . 1,381 (2005-08) Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . 1,334 (1989-92) Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,263 (1990-93) Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,233 (1994-97)

Games/Sets Played

1,000 Kill/Dig Club

Terri Steeb

630 (1988-91) 622 (1988-91) 621 (1989-92) 595 (1986-89) 573 (1988-92) 566 (1990-93) 550 (1994-97) 544 (1983-86) 540 (1989-92) 538 (1984-87) Tonya Larson

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Honors & Awards All-Americans Sam Serley 2010, 2011, 2012 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention

Ivana Bozic 2006, 2008 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention

Suzie Johnson 1991 CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team

Nevena Stefanov 2008 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention

Patti Schroder 1986 CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team

ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent (first team) 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent (third team) 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent (third team) GTE Academic All-District 1997. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham 1991. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suzie Johnson Danielle Reaves 1983. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Opperman CVU.com Stellar Spikers 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (honorable mention) 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (honorable mention) AVCA All-Midwest Region 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley 2011. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Thomas (honorable mention) 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic Nevena Stefanov Casey Dent (honorable mention) 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic Fernanda Domingos (honorable mention) AVCA All-Mideast Region 1991. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danielle Reaves AVCA All-South Region 1990. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb Danielle Reaves 1989. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Julie Myers All-Conference USA 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley (first team)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Fairbanks (second team) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Skinner (second team) 2011. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley (first team) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Thomas (second team) 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sam Serley (second team) 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (first team) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent (first team) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (first team) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lilly Domingos (second team) 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (first team) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fernanda Domingos (second team) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent (second team) 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (first team) 2005. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ivana Bozic (third team) 2003. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martina Shields (second team) 2002. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martina Shields (third team) 1997. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson (second team) 1996. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson (second team) 1995. . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson (honorable mention) Bree Barnard (honorable mention) Conference USA Setter of the Year 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov Conference USA All-Freshman Team 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sam Skinner 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ally Slaughter 2009. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley 2005. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic 2003. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bilun Gunal 1999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Denise Feer 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham Conference USA Newcomer of the Year 2009. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michelle Uzoh 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lilly Domingos 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fernanda Domingos Conference USA All-Tournament Team 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lilly Domingos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fernanda Domingos Nevena Stefanov 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (MVP) Fernanda Domingos Conference USA All-Academic Team 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley 2011. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley 2009. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Andrea Lalic 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent Conference USA Postgraduate Scholarship 1999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham All-Great Midwest Conference 1994. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Dillard 1993. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chelsea Bishop Heather Dillard 1992. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kim Arnold Hilary Beck Wendy Huber Tammy Robertson 1991. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck Mellissa Cobb Wendy Huber Tammy Robertson Great Midwest Player of the Year 1992. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hilary Beck Great Midwest All-Newcomer Team

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1994. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson 1993. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chelsea Bishop Great Midwest Newcomer of the Year 1993. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chelsea Bishop 1991. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Toni Herron All-Sun Belt Conference 1990. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb Danielle Reaves Tammy Robertson 1989. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb Julie Myers Danielle Reaves Tammy Robertson 1988. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb Jill Gilmour 1987. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shondra Bonovitch 1986. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patti Schroder 1985. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Artie Pyeatt Patti Schroder 1984. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Janet McCrary 1983. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Opperman Molly Shahan Sun Belt Player of the Year 1990. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danielle Reaves 1989. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Julie Myers Sun Belt Tournament MVP 1990. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tammy Robertson

Players of the Week CVU.com National Player of the Week 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (Oct. 21) AVSR Player of the Week 2011. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kiriana Hirini (Nov. 7) C-USA Player of the Week 2005. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (Sept. 12) C-USA Offensive Players of the Week 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley (Nov. 5) 2011. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sam Serley (Oct. 10) 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Casey Dent (Sept. 29) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (Oct. 6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (Oct. 20) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivana Bozic (Nov. 3) 2007. . . . . . . . . Fernanda Domingos (Aug. 27) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aleksandra Vujovic (Nov. 5) C-USA Defensive Players of the Week 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Fairbanks (Oct. 22) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rachel Fairbanks (Nov. 5) 2011. . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Thomas (Sept. 19) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kirsten Gallagher (Sept. 26) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kiriana Hirini (Oct. 3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Thomas (Nov. 7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heather Thomas (Nov. 28) 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michelle Uzoh (Nov. 8) 2009. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patty Paniagua (Nov. 2) 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . . Lilly Domingos (Oct. 13) 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brianna Galvin (Sept. 4) 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brianna Galvin (Nov. 6) C-USA Setters of the Week 2008. . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (Sept. 15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (Oct. 13) 2007. . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (Oct. 1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (Oct. 15) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (Nov. 5) 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov (Oct. 30) Nevena Stefanov (Nov. 6)


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Career Records Conference Academic Awards

Retired Jersey Patti Schroder

Following her successful two-year career at UAB, former volleyball great Patti Schroder was honored by having her No. 4 jersey retired. Schroder is one of the most decorated players, both athletically and academically, in the history of the Blazer volleyball program. More than two decades after her playing career ended, she still ranks sixth all-time at UAB with 2,480 assists in just two seasons (1985-86). Her 1985 season totals of 95 aces and 1,496 assists rank third and seventh, respectively, in the Blazer record book. Schroder was an All-Sun Belt Conference performer in both 1985 and 1986 and topped that by twice being named the Sun Belt Female Athlete of the Year. Her strong performance on the court combined with her high marks in the classroom earned her a spot on the Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll in both of her years at UAB. Even more impressively, Schroder was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team in 1986. To date, she remains one of two UAB volleyball players ever to earn Academic AllAmerica recognition.

Sun Belt Female Athlete of the Year 1987. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patti Schroder 1986. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patti Schroder Lillyan Fahey Scholarship 2008-09. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nevena Stefanov 2002-03. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dina Katsoulis

Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll 2012-13: Rachel Fairbanks, Kirsten Gallagher, Becca Howard, Mariah McCallum, Kate Morrell, Emma Schroer, Sam Serley, Lindsay Simmons, Sam Skinner, Alison Woods 2011-12: Rachel Fairbanks, Kiriana Hirini, Becca Howard, Kirsten Gallagher, Mariah McCallum, Kate Morrell, Sam Serley, Lindsay Simmons, Thais Soares, Ally Slaughter, Heather Thomas, Michelle Uzoh, Alison Woods 2010-11: Daniella Cavallo, Rachel Fairbanks, Kirsten Gallagher, Becca Howard, Sam Serley, Ally Slaughter, Thais Soares, Heather Thomas, Michelle Uzoh, Alison Woods 2009-10: Emily Foreman, Rachel James, Andrea Lalic, Savannah Pegg, Sam Serley, Nevena Stefanov, Aley Tallman, Heather Thomas, Michelle Uzoh, MacKenzie Wilson, Alison Woods 2008-09: Charlayna Braxton, Ivana Bozic, Casey Dent, Emily Foreman, Kirsten Gallagher, Rachel James, Andrea Lalic, Leah Nye, Savannah Pegg, Nevena Stefanov, Aleksandra Vujovic, MacKenzie Wilson 2007-08: Haylee Adkins, Ivana Bozic, Casey Dent, Emily Foreman, Brianna Galvin, Rachel James, Andrea Lalic, Leah Nye, Angie Ping, Nevena Stefanov, Aleksandra Vujovic 2006-07: Haylee Adkins, Ivana Bozic, Casey Dent, Fernanda Domingos, Brianna Galvin, Andrea Lalic, Leah Nye, Angie Ping 2005-06: Casey Dent, Charli Lindley, Isabel Oquendo, Angie Ping, Nevena Stefanov 2004-05: Nicole Bowland, Shaniquwa Cooper, Kaitlyn Filar, Jenna Link, Cassi Ociesa, Isabel Oquendo, Angie Ping, Joanna Szeszycki 2003-04: Karen Boyd, Bilun Gunal, Lindsay Joyce, Jenna Link, Cassi Ociesa, Isabel Oquendo, Joanna Szeszycki 2002-03: Karen Boyd, Lindsay Joyce, Allison Magner, Samanta Tucillo 2001-02: Karen Boyd, Ellen Fleisher, Lindsay Joyce, Kerra Kepley, Allison Magner, Amber Sorensen 2000-01: Karen Boyd, Blair Canant, Heather Dempsey, Lindsay Joyce, Kristen Pettey 1999-00: Laura Burke, Kristen Pettey, Karen Steuer, Karla Wehrle 1998-99: Laura Burke, Kristen Petty, Terri Steeb, Karen Steuer, Karla Wehrle 1997-98: Tonya Larson, Laura Burke, Kristen Pettey, Terri Steeb, Abby Thatcher, Hailey Isham 1995-96: Bree Barnard, Denise Bailey, Kim Arnold C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal 2011-12: Sam Serley 2010-11: Daniella Cavallo, Sam Serley 2009-10: MacKenzie Wilson 2008-09: Andrea Lalic 2007-08: Casey Dent 2006-07: Casey Dent 2005-06: Casey Dent 2004-05: Shaniquwa Cooper, Kaitlyn Filar 2003-04: Lindsay Joyce, Joanna Szeszycki 1998-99: Hailey Isham 1997-98: Hailey Isham

UAB Academic Award for the Top Female Senior Student-Athlete 1998-99. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham 1997-98. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Award 1998-99. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terri Steeb 1997-98. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson Mervyn Goldstein Memorial Scholarship 1998-99. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tonya Larson 1986-87. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patti Schroder

Danielle Reaves

UAB Emerging Leaders Scholarship 1998-99. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kellyanne Gandy University of Alabama at Birmingham Sibley Scholarship 1994-95. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hailey Isham

Great Midwest Academic Honor Roll 1994: Kim Arnold, Denise Bailey, Bree Barnard 1993: Kim Arnold, Bree Barnard, Mandy Miller 1992: Kim Arnold, Bree Barnard, Sharilee Doty 1991: Wendy Huber, Suzie Johnson, Stephanie Overfelt, Danielle Reaves, Tammy Robertson Great Midwest Academic Medal of Honor 1992: Suzie Johnson, Tammy Robertson 1991: Suzie Johnson

Gene Bartow Scholarship 2010-11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michelle Uzoh 1991-92. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mellissa Cobb 1989-90. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julie Myers 1986-87. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashley Sargent 1983-84. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Opperman

Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll 1990: Mellissa Cobb, Wendy Huber, Suzie Johnson, Stephanie Overfelt, Danielle Reaves, Tammy Robertson 1989: Andrea Fountain, Suzie Johnson, Danielle Reaves, Tammy Robertson, Cheri Schmidt 1988: Danielle Reaves 1987: Jill Gilmour, Katrine LaCroix 1986: Patti Schroder, Renee Fangman, Ashley Sargent 1985: Terri Andrews, Patti Schroder

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Coaching Records

Kerry Messersmith 2006-Present (151-86, .637)

Allison Magner/Nikola Petrovic 2005 (14-13, .518)

Melinda Claiborne 2000-04 (46-105, .305)

Judy Sackfield 1992-99 (123-157, .439)

Brenda Williams 1980-91 (290-227, .561)

Susan Cook 1978-79 (9-40, .184)

Year-By-Year Records Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978

Record 20-14 23-9 13-19 17-16 27-8 24-10 27-10 14-13 1-24 14-20 13-20 12-17 6-24 10-21 10-25 14-21 18-18 21-18 9-25 20-18 21-11 33-10 32-16 25-19 20-26 21-23 23-16 30-18 24-27 29-15 19-21 16-16 18-20 6-22 3-18

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Conf. Record Conf. Finish 11-5 3rd 13-7 2nd 10-10 T-6th 9-7 T-6th 13-3 2nd 12-4 3rd 10-6 5th (Tournament Champ) 5-10 8th 0-13 14th 6-7 T-7th 5-8 9th 3-13 12th 0-16 6th National Division 2-14 6th National Division 1-15 6th National Division 4-12 6th National Division 5-9 3rd Red Division 4-8 3rd Red Division 4-8 T-4th 7-5 T-3rd 9-1 T-1st (GMW Champ) 4-1 1st (GMW Champ) 9-1 1st (Sun Belt Champ) 7-3 2nd 7-5 2nd 6-4 4th -- 3rd -- 3rd -- 3rd -- 2nd -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Postseason Head Coach -- Kerry Messersmith -- Kerry Messersmith -- Kerry Messersmith -- Kerry Messersmith NCAA Tournament Second Round Kerry Messersmith -- Kerry Messersmith NCAA Tournament First Round Kerry Messersmith -- Allison Magner/Nikola Petrovic -- Melinda Claiborne -- Melinda Claiborne -- Melinda Claiborne -- Melinda Claiborne -- Melinda Claiborne -- Judy Sackfield -- Judy Sackfield -- Judy Sackfield -- Judy Sackfield -- Judy Sackfield -- Judy Sackfield -- Judy Sackfield Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship Judy Sackfield Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship Brenda Williams Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship Brenda Williams Women’s Invitational Volleyball Championship Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Brenda Williams -- Susan Cook -- Susan Cook

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All-Time Series Records Akron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-16 Alabama A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Alabama State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-4 Albany. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Alcorn State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Appalachian State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Arizona. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Arkansas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Arkansas-Little Rock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Arkansas State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5 Auburn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-23 Austin Peay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-0 Ball State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Baylor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Belmont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Bowling Green. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Buffalo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Butler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 UC Riverside. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 UC Santa Barbara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Cal State-Northridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Centenary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Charleston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Charleston Southern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Charlotte. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-8 Chattanooga. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-0 Chicago State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Cincinnati. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-14 Clemson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3 Cleveland State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Coastal Carolina. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Colorado State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Cornell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Covenant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Creighton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Dayton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 Delaware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 DePaul. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-11 Drake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Duke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 East Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-5 East Tennessee State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Eastern Illinois. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Eastern Kentucky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Eastern Michigan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Eastern Washington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Elon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Erskine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Evansville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Florida. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-4 Florida A&M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Florida Atlantic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . first meeting Florida International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Florida Southern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Florida State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Furman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 George Mason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 George Washington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-13 Georgia Southern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-0 Georgia State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-3 Georgia Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-3 Gonzaga. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Hampton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Hawaii-Hilo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Hofstra. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Houston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-18 Huntingdon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Indiana State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Iowa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Iowa State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 IUPUI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Illinois. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Illinois State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Jackson State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0

Jacksonville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-8 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-7 James Madison. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Judson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Kansas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Kennesaw State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Kentucky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Louisiana-Monroe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Louisiana-Lafayette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Louisiana Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . first meeting Lake City CC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Lamar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Lawson State CC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Lipscomb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Livingston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Long Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 LSU. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3 Louisville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-12 Loyola (Ill.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Marquette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-8 Marshall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-6 Maryland-Baltimore County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Maryland-Eastern Shore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 McNeese State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Memphis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-33 Mercer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Miami-Dade CC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Miami (Fla.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Miami (Ohio) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3 Middle Tennessee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-4 Milwaukee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Minnesota. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Mississippi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-21 Mississippi State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-10 Mississippi Univ. for Women. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-9 Mississippi Valley State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Missouri-Kansas City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Missouri State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Montana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Montevallo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-10 Morehead State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Murray State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2 Navy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Nevada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 New Mexico. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 New Mexico State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5 Nicholls State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 North Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-8 North Carolina. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 North Carolina State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 North Dakota. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . first meeting North Texas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Northeast Louisiana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Northeastern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Northeastern Illinois. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Northern Arizona. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Northern Iowa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Northwestern State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Notre Dame. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Ohio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Pacific. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Pensacola JC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-0 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Portland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Portland State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Presbyterian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . first meeting Providence. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Purdue. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Rice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-8 Rhode Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Rollins College. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Rutgers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Sacramento State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1

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Saint Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-12 Sam Houston State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5 Samford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-2 San Diego State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 San Francisco. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 San Jose State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Seton Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 SMU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8 South Alabama. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-17 South Carolina. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7 South Carolina State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Southeastern Louisiana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Southern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Southern Benedictine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-0 Southern Illinois. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Southern Miss. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-20 Southwestern Louisiana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Southwest Texas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Spring Hill College. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Stephen F. Austin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Stetson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1 Stillman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Temple. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Tennessee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Tennessee State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-0 Tennessee Tech. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-4 Texas A&M. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 TCU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7 Texas-Pan American. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Texas-San Antonio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Texas Tech. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3 Toledo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Towson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Troy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-5 Tulane. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-17 Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-9 Tuskegee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 UC Davis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 UCF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-6 UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 UNC Asheville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 UNC Greensboro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 USF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-35 Utah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 UTEP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-2 UT Martin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 UTSA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Valparaiso. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Virginia Commonwealth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-6 Virginia Tech. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Wake Forest. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Washington State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Weber State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 West Georgia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 West Virginia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Western Carolina. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Western Illinois. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Western Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-4 Western Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 William & Mary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1 Winthrop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Wisconsin-Green Bay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Wofford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Wright State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 Wyoming. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 Xavier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 Youngstown State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 * 2013 Opponents in Bold


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B Denise Bailey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-95 Bree Barnard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-95 Hilary Beck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-92 Kim Bigham. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Chelsea Bishop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Mary Leah Boggan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-81 Shondra Bonovitch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-87 Kathy Bowditch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Nicole Bowland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-07 Karen Boyd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-03 Ivana Bozic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-08 Deborah Burgess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-81 Donna Burke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Laura Burke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-00 C Blair Canant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Lindsay Carnohan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Becky Carr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-81 Daniela Cavallo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Mellissa Cobb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-91 Shaniquwa Cooper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-07 Leann Crockett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 D Donna Deason. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-83 Heather Dempsey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1997-00 Casey Dent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2005-08 Heather Dillard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-94 Fernanda Domingos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 Lilly Domingos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Gina Doss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-87 Sharilee Doty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992-95 E Trisha Eddy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 F Rachel Fairbanks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010Renee Fangman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 Molly Farrell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Denise Feer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Kaitlyn Filar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Leigh Fincher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 Belinda Fitzsimmons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Ellen Fleisher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Emily Foreman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-09 Andrea Fountain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-90 Cassaundra Fuqua . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-89 G Kirsten Gallagher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-12 Brianna Galvin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04, 2006-07 Kellyanne Gandy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 Jill Gilmour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88 Diane Goodwin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Kilee Goetz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Kasey Goth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Shelly Greene. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998-01 Bilun Gunal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Katrina Gunsorek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-99 Tiffany Gunsorek. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 H Kathy Hardwick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Angie Harris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Toni Herron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991-94 Carolyn Higgins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982-84 Kiriana Hirini. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011-

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Nanea Holmes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Becca Howard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010Wendy Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990-93 Whitney Hudson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009 I Hailey Isham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 J Rachel James . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-09 Jennifer Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-88 Suzie Johnson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-92 Meredith Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Lindsay Joyce. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-02 K Dina Katsoulis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-02 Kerra Kepley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Ruth King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 Linda Kirschbaum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-87 L Katrine LaCroix. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987-88 Andrea Lalic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-09 Tonya Larson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-97 Kristi Lee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Michele Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-83 Charli Lindley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 Jenna Link. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Jessica Liptak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Christine Lorentz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 M Allison Magner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Cheri Magsam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Chip Mahaffey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Janet McCrary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Jordan McDonald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-10 Mandy Miller. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-96 Kate Morrell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-12 Michele Moses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-85 Jessica Murphy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979-81 Julie Myers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986-89 N Vicki Norwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980-81 Leah Nye. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007 O Cassi Ociesa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Isabel Oquendo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karyn Oliver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laura Opperman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stephanie Overfelt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheila Owens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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P Patty Paniagua. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-09 Savannah Pegg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-09 Kristen Pettey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-00 Angie Ping. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-07 Angela Powell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Kris Procter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983 Artie Pyeatt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984-85 Robin Pyeatt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 R Janette Raczek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-95 Danielle Reaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1988-91 Ashley Ricks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011-12 Tammy Robertson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989-92 Lorraine Rogers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1979 S Ashley Sargent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983-86 Patti Schroder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985-86

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The First Trip

Second Time Around

After defeating Memphis in the finals of the 2006 Conference USA Championship, UAB made the first NCAA tournament appearance in program history. The Blazers traveled to Los Angeles, Calif., for a firstround contest against No. 4 overall seed UCLA. A 3-0 loss to the Bruins capped a historic season in which the Blazers posted 27 victories, their highest win total in 15 years, to just 10 losses.

Despite a loss to Tulane in the 2008 Conference USA Championship, UAB earned the first at-large berth in program history and made its second NCAA tournament appearance in three years. A 3-0 sweep of Missouri State in the opening round marked the Blazers’ first-ever tournament win. UAB was eliminated 3-0 by host and No. 4 overall seed Nebraska in the second round. The 2008 team finished 27-8, reaching the 20-win mark for the third season in a row and ending the year rated No. 22 in the final RPI. Nebraska def. UAB 25-14, 25-15, 25-12 UAB (27-8) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Ivana Bozic 10-0-0; Savannah Pegg 8-0-1; Lilly Domingos 4-0-2; Andrea Lalic 3-0-1; Casey Dent 3-0-0; Jordan McDonald 1-0-0; Nevena Stefanov 1-0-0; Totals 30-0-2.0. (Assists) - Nevena Stefanov 26. (Dig leaders) - Nevena Stefanov 8; Ivana Bozic 7

UCLA def. UAB 30-24, 30-21, 30-23 UAB (27-10) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Ivana Bozic 12-4-0; Fernanda Domingos 12-1-1; Casey Dent 10-0-1; Aley Tallman 3-0-2; Shaniquwa Cooper 3-0-1; Nevena Stefanov 1-0-0; Totals 41-5-3.0. (Assists) - Nevena Stefanov 36. (Dig leaders) - Brianna Galvin 12; Aleksandra Vujovic 10; Ivana Bozic 8

Nebraska (29-2) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Jordan Larson 150-1; Lindsey Licht 12-0-4; Amanda Gates 7-0-3; Tara Mueller 6-1-1; Jordan Wilberger 4-0-4; Sydney Anderson 4-1-2; Totals 48-2-10.0. (Assists) - Sydney Anderson 33. (Dig leaders) - Kayla Banwarth 13; Tara Mueller 10; Jordan Larson 10

UCLA (30-3) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Katie Carter 13-0-4; Nana Meriwether 12-0-5; Kaitlin Sather 10-0-4; Rachell Johnson 9-1-6; Ali Daley 6-1-2; Nellie Spicer 5-0-3; Becky Mehring 2-0-0; Jade Machado 0-2-0; Colby Lyman 0-3-0; Totals 57-7-12.5. (Assists) - Nellie Spicer 40. (Dig leaders) - Nellie Spicer 9; Ali Daley 8; Colby Lyman 8

Site: Lincoln, Neb. (NU Coliseum) Date: Dec. 6, 2008 Attend: 4086 Time: 1:11

Site: Los Angeles, Calif. (Pauley Pavilion) Date: Dec. 1, 2006 Attend: 887 Time: 1:30

UAB def. Missouri State 25-17, 25-21, 25-17 Missouri State (23-13) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Cara Hackmann 9-1-0; Bethany Fuller 7-0-3; Sara Staubach 7-01; Kelley Michnowicz 5-1-2; Calli Norman 4-0-2; Julia Cawthra 3-0-0; Nikki Vandepopulier 1-0-0; Totals 362-5.0. (Assists) - Julia Cawthra 26. (Dig leaders) - Cara Hackmann 14; Terri Del Conte 11 UAB (27-7) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Ivana Bozic 16-0-2; Andrea Lalic 12-2-3; Casey Dent 9-1-0; Savannah Pegg 5-00; Lilly Domingos 3-0-6; Nevena Stefanov 1-0-0; Totals 46-3-6.0. (Assists) - Nevena Stefanov 39. (Dig leaders) - Ivana Bozic 14; Aleksandra Vujovic 7 Site: Lincoln, Neb. (NU Coliseum) Date: Dec. 5, 2008 Attend: 4237 Time: 1:20

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