USU THIS SEASON: One of the hardest workers and most dedicated players on the team... continues to improve... needs to increase her range with both her passing and defense.
1999 (SO.): Appeared in 28 games and 17 matches in her first year at USU... hit .098 on the season with 29 kills... also had nine block assists and 25 digs... averaged 0.32 blocks, 0.89 digs, and 1.04 kills per game... best match of the season came against Portland State where she hit .400 with six kills... had a career-high seven digs at Long Beach State and a career-high five block assists at Nevada.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Helped lead Rich High School in Randolph, Utah to four straight state championships... was named an all-state selection her sophomore through senior seasons and was named the Player of the Year by the Utah Coaches Association her junior and senior seasons... named the league's Most Valuable Player by the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News as both a junior and senior... a member of the Utah Juniors Club Team that won the Intermountain Region Championship and finished second at Nationals... named all-region in the Intermountain Region... also lettered in basketball and track.
PERSONAL: Full name: Tanya McArthur... Born 7/14/80 ... Hometown: Laketown, Utah. ... daughter of Gerry and Renae McArthur... sister Teresa played volleyball at Weber State University from 1994-98, while her other sister Cami played volleyball at College of Eastern Utah from 1995-97.
MCARTHUR'S CAREER BESTS
Kills 8 at Nevada 9/25/99 Assists 1(2) at North Texas 10/30/99 Aces 2 CS Fullerton 10/16/99 Digs 7 at Long Beach State 9/23/99 Block Solos 0 Block Assists 5 at Nevada 9/25/99