Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tarpon Springs, Fla.
High School: Tarpon Springs


  • Ranks third in the Maryland record books in total blocks (516) and fourth in block assists (465)
  • 2016 Georgetown Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2016 Kansas Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (8/29/16)
  • 2016 Maryland Invite All-Tournament Team
  • 2015 Kristen Dickmann Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2015 DC Classic All-Tournament Team
  • ACC Freshman of the Week (9/7/13)

As a Senior (2016): Started all 32 matches (114 sets) ... posted six blocks vs. #10 Penn State (11/11) ... tallied nine kills on a .471 clip and five blocks vs. #19 Ohio State (10/26) ... notched five kills, two service aces and four blocks at Rutgers (10/22) ... tallied nine blocks with seven kils and three digs vs. #16 Michigan (10/19) ... posted 13 kills on a .462 clip, two service aces and five blocks vs. #24 Illinois (10/2) ... notched six blocks at #3 Wisconsin (9/24) ... posted 12 kills on a .579 clip and nine blocks vs. Oklahoma (9/16) ... hit 12 kills on a .668 clip vs. Georgetown (9/10) ... tallied eight kills on a .667 clip along with three aces, five digs and eight blocks vs. Princeton (9/9) ... posted five kills and seven blocks vs. #4 Kansas (9/2) ... notched nine kills and 10 blocks vs. Arkansas (9/2) ... set a career high with 14 blocks against Sacred Heart (8/27) while adding three digs and two service aces ... hit four kills and five blocks vs. Delaware State (8/27).

As a Junior (2015): Started all 34 matches (122 sets) ... notched eight kills, two aces and eight blocks vs. Iowa (11/26) ... tallied 14 kills at Iowa (10/30) ... posted six kills and six blocks vs. Rutgers (10/24) ... notched five kills and five blocks at Michigan State (10/14) … made six blocks at #18 Purdue (10/3) ... tallied five kills, one service ace, three digs and two blocks at Oklahoma (9/18) ... recorded nine kills on .538 hitting, one service ace and four blocks vs. George Washington (9/12) ... notched seven kills and six blocks vs. George Mason (9/6) ... notched eight kills on .615 hitting and three blocks vs. Western Carolina (9/6) ... recorded four kills, four service aces and five blocks at Howard (9/5) ... posted five kills and two blocks vs. Kent State (8/29) ... notched seven blocks and three kills vs. Hofstra (8/29) ... recorded nine kills on .643 hitting, three service aces and five blocks against Duquesne (8/28) ... recorded four kills and five blocks vs. Morgan State (8/28).

As a Sophomore (2014): Saw playing time in 99 sets (27 matches), including 24 starts … second on the team with 0.91 blocks/s (90 total) … made 100 kills on the season, averaging 1.01 per set … notched six kills and four blocks against Northwestern (11/29) … made a season-high seven kills at Iowa (11/26) while adding three service aces and nine blocks … made two service aces and a career-high 11 blocks against Minnesota (11/19) … notched five kills, two service aces and four blocks at Rutgers (10/25) … recorded six blocks versus Michigan State (10/17) … recorded five kills and seven blocks against Liberty (8/30) … made season debut at Elon (8/29), notching six kills.

As a Freshman (2013): Steadily emerged as one of the top blockers in the ACC, leading the best blocking corps in the conference and 15th-best in the nation...appeared in 115-of-121 sets...led team with 153 blocks (1.33 blocks/s), which ranked 28th nationally...141 block assists ranks seventh in Maryland single-season history...second on team with a .244 hitting percentage...posted 97 total kills...named ACC Freshman of the Week (9/7)...notched four blocks in season-opener at George Washington (9/30)...totaled four kills versus Ole Miss (8/31)...posted eight blocks versus LIU (9/7)...tallied four kills and eight blocks against Marshall (9/21)...had eight kills and six blocks versus Virgnia (10/4), before posting a career-high 12 kills and five blocks against Virginia Tech (10/6)...notched eight blocks versus Syracuse (10/18)...posted five kills at #14 North Carolina (10/25) and career-high 11 blocks at NC State (10/26)...tallied five kills (.833 pct.) and eight blocks versus Wake Forest (11/10)...posted  eight kills (.429 pct.) at Boston College (11/15)...notched career-high with 12 blocks at Pittsburgh (11/22), before matching the effort with 12 blocks vs. #14 North Carolina (11/24).

Before Maryland: Led Pinellas County with 466 kills as a senior to help Tarpon Springs to win its second consecutive district title and a spot in the regional semifinals … an all-state selection and state all-star game MVP as a senior … earned Tampa Times 2012 Player of the Year honors … a first team All-Pinellas County selection in 2011 and 2012 … helped the team to a regional championship and a spot in the final four of the state tournament as a senior, the first time in 20 years Tarpon Springs advanced to the state semifinals … recorded over 1,000 career kills with 875 coming in the past two seasons … qualified for Junior Nationals with Pinellas Heat … played on the Florida Women International Junior High Performance Team in 2012.

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