ACADEMIC ALL-BIG WEST (2001)
USU THIS SEASON: Has developed into an experienced and well-rounded player for Utah State... Had an outstanding spring at the setter position... A tremendous passer who should be a very good libero in the Big West Conference.
2001 SEASON (JR.): Appeared in 29 matches and 93 games as a back row specialist... Recorded 134 digs during the season for an average of 1.44 digs per game... Also recorded 15 assists and eight service aces to go along with four kills during the course of the season... Her best match of the season came on Sept. 7 when she recorded a career-high 21 digs against Cincinnati... Had a career-high three service aces versus Arkansas on Sept. 1... Named academic all-Big West as a junior.
2000 SEASON (SO.): Saw action in 72 games and 31 matches on the season in the back row... Notched 106 digs and averaged 1.47 digs per game... Also had 16 assists and 12 service aces on the season... Had a then career-high 11 digs against UC Irvine... Recorded two service aces in a match on three seperate occasions.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Appeared in nine games as a redshirt freshman at Brigham Young... Notched three assists, one service ace and 12 digs.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Was both the team and league MVP her senior season at Arcadia High School... Her high school team went undefeated in league matches each year she played... Named Pasadena Star News all-San Gabriel Valley first-team... Was also named league MVP as a junior, and was a first-team all-league selection as a sophomore... Played club ball for Club Long Beach, where she was named most inspirational in ?98... Club team placed 13th at Davis Nationals.
PERSONAL: Born November 27, 1979 in Arcadia, Calif... Daughter of John and Sharon Kennedy? Has two sisters who both played volleyball at BYU... A therapeutic recreation major.