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#4 Jade Brown
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Riverwood
Experience: 3 Letters

ON BROWN

A dynamic athlete ... strong junior campaign ... proven solid blocking and hitting skills ... will be pivotal scoring presence and force on the outside ... will be looked at to lead the team as co-captain ... two-time second-team All-ACC selection ... All-ACC preseason pick.

AS A JUNIOR (2006)

Earned ACC honors for the third consecutive season with a second team All-ACC selection in 2006 ... currently ranks sixth on Maryland's record list for total attacks (2,751) and eighth on the career-record list for kills (1,030) ... her 2006 effort places eighth on both the single-season list for kills (427) and for total attacks (1,127) ... led the Terps with 427 kills on the year, almost twice as many as any other player ... also led Maryland offensively with 3.81 kills per game and 1,127 total attacks ... posted double-digit kills in 25-of-31 matches, while also registering double-digit digs in 16 matches, bringing her season total of double-doubles to 16 ... recorded the second-most service aces on the team with 25 ... third on the team with 274 digs and 2.45 digs per game ... effectively patrolled the net on defense as well, earning 16 solo blocks, the most on the team ... 90 total blocks, the third highest among Terrapins ... finished the season with a career-high 27 kills, adding 16 digs and three blocks in a 3-2 win over North Carolina ... that marked her 16th double double of the season (11/25) ... notched her 1,000th career-kill and posted a double-double with 13 kills and 14 digs as the Terps swept NC State (11/24) ... 23 kills and 13 digs in a five-game win over Georgia Tech (10/6) ... seven kills in a single game during a five-game win over Florida State (10/29) ... 16 kills in a three-game sweep of Miami (10/27) ... helped the Terps rally from a 0-2 deficit to NC State, with 19 kills and nine blocks, as Maryland ran off three straight wins to take the match (10/21) ... named ACC player of the week for her performance in the Holiday Inn Express Tournament at Stony Brook University ... posted a team-high 20 kills twice against No. 17 Ohio and host Stony Brook, recording a .328 hitting percentage for the weekend, and averaging 4.58 kills per game, en route to being named to the all-tournament team ... selected to the preseason All-ACC team prior to the 2006 season.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005)

Posted second most kills on the squad (397) for an average of 3.27 kills per game ... named to the 2005 All-ACC Second Team ... one of five returning letterwinners who played in all 122 games last season ... had 22 games in which she reached double digits in kills ... recorded seven games in a row with 12 or more kills in a match ... finished the year with 87 total blocks, 12 solo and 75 block assists ... tallied a season high of 21 kills against NC State (11/25) ... matched career high of five blocks against Clemson (11/18) ... notched six digs twice in matches against Clemson (11/18) and North Carolina (11/26) ... tallied 53 attack attempts against Wake Forest (11/12) ... season high was a .529 hitting percentage against Pittsburgh (9/9) ... posted two solo blocks three times during the season.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004)

Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team ... played in 70 games at outside hitter and registered over 200 kills ... had nine games in which she reached double digits in kills ... averaged over three kills per game in conference matches ... played first-career NCAA Tournament matches against Towson (12/3) and Penn State (12/4), tallying six kills ... had an impressive ACC Tournament, particularly in the quarterfinal round vs. Miami (11/19) in which she had 13 kills and four blocks ... had a string of seven matches from Oct. 15 to Nov. 5 in which she had at least 10 kills ... blasted a career-high 24 kills at home against Wake Forest (10/22) ... also had three aces, 14 digs and five blocks against the Demon Deacons for her first-career double-double ... played in her first collegiate match at North Carolina (10/2) and notched eight kills and a dig.

BEFORE MARYLAND

Graduated from Riverwood High School in Atlanta, Ga., after lettering three seasons ... selected the Atlanta Journal Constitution's North Fulton Player of the Year ... an all-state team member her senior year ... was on the senior all-star team ... notched 121 blocks which ranked 10th in the state her junior season ... also tallied 453 kills for the Raiders that year ... as a senior, led the state with 196 blocks while also racking up 528 kills ... also lettered three years in basketball and two years in track at Riverwood.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Chloe and Rick Brown ... has two brothers, Taylor and Joshua ... father Rick played basketball at Mississippi State University and in the NBA for the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors ... also recruited by UNLV, Miami, Georgia, Alabama, UCF, Auburn and UC-Berkeley ... chose Maryland due to the campus and the team ... an English major.


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