Middle Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fallon, Nev.
High School: Churchill County


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2011: Played in 25matches with 23 starts...appeared in 81 sets...named to the UConnInvitational All-Tournament team (9/3)...won the team’s IronCrusader Award, as the player who has excelled in the weight roomand shows the best overall performance...received the team’sRaising the Bar Award, as a player who has shown the mostimprovement in the weight room...ranked second on the team with acareer-best 63 total blocks...her 0.78 blocks per set ranked eighthin the Patriot League...also tallied 70 kills...had five kills anda team-best six blocks in the victory over Providence (8/31)...ledthe team with five blocks in the sweep of Central Connecticut(8/26)...posted 10 kills and three blocks against Binghamton(9/3)...tallied seven kills as the Crusaders defeated Howard(9/3)...led the team with five blocks in the victory overMaryland-Eastern Shore (9/10)...led the team with five blocks atBryant (10/5)...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy...namedto the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.  

2010: Played in 24 matches with 13starts…appeared in 77 sets…ranked second on the teamwith 0.49 blocks per set and was third with 38 totalblocks…recorded 94 kills…tallied 11 kills and fiveblocks in the win over Bryant (10/6)…posted 10 kills and sixblocks in the victory at Lafayette (10/23)…recorded 11 killsversus Army (10/30).

2009: Started in all 29 matches and played all 105sets…led the team with 58 total blocks...either led the teamor tied for the team-lead in blocks 17 times...fourth on the teamwith a career-best 139 kills…recorded seven kills and fourblocks at Harvard (9/22)…tallied a season-best 10 kills atColgate (9/25)…recorded nine kills during the victory overBryant (10/8)...totaled eight kills against Lehigh (11/13).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of thevarsity volleyball team at Churchill County H.S. for coach NatalieMacDonald...captain as a senior...member of the 2008 All-SierraNevada team...2008 honorable mention High Sierra League and 2007honorable mention High Desert League...earned second team 2006All-High Desert League accolades and 2006 All-Sierra Nevadahonorable mention...three-time member of the Academic All-Stateteam...had 340 career kills and 497 career a senior shehad 115 kills and 121 blocks, while as a junior she had 123 killsand 195 a sophomore she recorded 102 kills and won the 2007 High Sierra Tournament Silver Divisionand the 2006 High Sierra Tournament Bronze Division...played forthe Capital City 18 Red club team...had a class rank offour...National Honor Society President...Sophomore Class Presidentand Freshman Class Treasurer...member of the 2006 Student CouncilAll-State Academic team.

Personal: Daughter of Lowell and SherryBlack...father was a member of the rodeo team at Boise State (Classof 1985) which made it to the national finals...has one sister(Molly)...a Psychology major.

Black's Career Statistics

Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2009 105 139 3 13 58 0
2010 77 94 8 15 38 0
2011 81 70 4 20 63 0
Total 263 303 15 48 159 0


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