Aggies Open First Season In Mountain West With 11 Home Matches
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
Aggies Add Two Middle Blockers, One Outside Hitter, One Opposite Side Hitter And A Libero
First Of Four Weekends Of Competition For WAC Champion Aggies
WAC Champion Aggies Have Four-Straight Weekends Of Competition
Utah State Volleyball vs. Texas State
Utah State Volleyball vs. Louisiana Tech
Utah State Volleyball vs. UT Arlington
Utah State Volleyball vs. UTSA
Utah State Volleyball vs. San Jose State
WAC All-Freshman Team (2011)
COACHSPEAK: Gained valuable experience last year... Improved her location and strength in the offseason.
QUICKLY: Enters sophomore season needing 406 assists to break into USU's career top 10 assists list as she currently has 874 assists.
2011 Season (RS-FR.): Played in 28 matches during the season, starting 26 times, and playing in 99 sets... Named to WAC all-Freshman team after leading USU in assists with 874 on the season, ranking seventh in the WAC overall in assists at 8.83 per set and also seventh in WAC only matches at 9.1 assists per set... Dished out 40 or more assists in six matches during the year highlighted by career-high 50 assists twice, first at Weber State on Sept. 6 and against Idaho on Nov. 5... Had the highest hitting percentage on the team hitting .225 (56-24-142) with 56 kills... Finished the year with 16 service aces, 246 digs (2.48 per set), one solo block as part of 70 total blocks (0.71 per set)... Posted lone solo block as part of career-high tying six total blocks vs. New Mexico State on Oct. 27, matching that with six block assists vs. Syracuse on Sept. 2... Registered four or more kills in five matches, led by career-high match at Cal State Fullerton on Sept. 17 when she had career-bests five kills, nine attempts and .444 hitting percentage (5-1-9)... Notched career-high two service aces twice, first vs. San Jose State on Sept. 22 and vs. Fresno State on Oct. 13... Logged career-high 19 digs vs. Syracuse on Sept. 2, one of 12 double-digit dig outings... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2010 Season (FR.): Redshirted during her first year at Utah State.
High School/Club: Earned all-conference and all-state honors in each of her four years at Burlington High School and led her team to the state championship during her senior season... Also played basketball and ran track in high school... Earned all-conference and all-state honors as a sophomore, junior and senior, playing basketball as she helped her team to back-to-back state titles.
Personal: Born March 6, 1992 in Lovell, Wyo... One of nine children of Jay and Susan Neves... Her sister Chelsi played at Utah State from 2000-01, while her sister Taubi played at USU from 2002-03 and has been an assistant for Coach DuBose since the 2007 season... Majoring in communicative disorders and deaf education... Last name is pronounced Kneevs.