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Nov. 12, 1997

Brande Brown: All-America Volleyball Candidate

Brande Brown
Brande Brown in action. (file photo)
No. 7 Brande Brown
Middle Blocker
5-10; Senior; 3L
Fort Worth, Texas/Haltom City High School
Major: Pre-Med

Brande Brown's 1997 Notes
No. 7, Brande Brown

1997: finished outstanding weekend at Texas A&M and Texas with .356 hitting percentage (30-9-59) along with five blocks and 21 digs ... had 18 kills in 34 attemps (.382 pct.) along with four blocks and 15 digs at Texas A&M ... had 12 kills in 25 attempts (.320) and six digs at Texas ... finished with 11 kills and 10 digs vs. Kansas ... had nine kills 17 digs vs. Kansas State ... finished with 17 kills, four blocks and 17 digs at Colorado ... had 15 kills in 39 attempts and 16 digs vs. Oklahoma ... finished with registered 18 kills in 39 attempts for a .359 pct. at Baylor ... finished with 16 kills, five blocks and 11 digs at Kansas State ... hit .484 (17-2-31) at Kansas ... finished with 10 kills and 11 digs vs. Texas A&M ... had 11 kills in 35 attempts and had nine digs vs. Texas ... registered 18 kills in 25 attempts for a .640 percentage and five digs at Iowa State ... had a career-high five aces at Missouri ... named co-Big 12 Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 15 ... tied NCAA all-time match hitting percentage record, Texas Tech school record and personal-best record with a 1.000 performance (10-0-10) vs. William & Mary ... earned MVP honors for the third time on season and seventh time in career at Air Force Falcon Classic after hitting .535 (51-13-71) and finished with 10 total blocks and 17 digs on weekend ... finished with 14 kills in 20 attempts and 11 digs at Air Force (.500) ... finished with 19 kills in 28 attempts and four blocks vs. Denver (464) ... earned MVP honors at Four Points-Sheraton/RRC after finishing the tournament with 34 kills in 75 attempts, 22 digs and 10 blocks in 10 games ... set career high hitting percentage (.737) with 15 kills and one error in 19 attempts vs. Louisiana Tech ... earned unanimous all-tournament honors at South Florida Tournament (her sixth all-tournament selection of her career) with 34 kills and six errors in 73 total attempts to go along with 20 total digs and nine total blocks (one solo) ... set career records for total attacks (60) and digs (18) at South Florida ... finished with seven kills in eight attempts (.875) vs. UT-Chattanooga ... Selected Most Valuable Player of the Sheraton Shootout after totaling 41 kills in 84 attempts over the four games ... hit .462 (7-1-13) vs. Texas-San Antonio and .481 (15-2-27) vs. SMU ... led tournament in blocks per game (1.46) ... registered 15 kills vs. SMU.

Brown ties NCAA hitting percentage record
Brande Brown tied an NCAA hitting percentage record with a perfect 10-0-10 performance against William & Mary on September 20, 1997. Here is where she stands on the all-time NCAA hitting performance chart: Note- these records reflect records from the 1995 season and not the 1996 season. The 1997 NCAA guide is not completed.

NCAA Records- Hitting Percentage (10-14 attempts)
Pct.   (K-E/TA) Player, Team vs. Opponent                        Date
1.000 (13-0/13) Amy Cooper, Stanford vs. California              Oct. 9, 1990
1.000 (13-0/13) Debbie McDonald, Purdue vs. NC State             Sept. 25, 1987
1.000 (12-0/12) Kenyatta Lovelace, Hawai'i vs. Cal St. Fullerton Oct. 3, 1992
1.000 (11-0/11) Cindy Silldorff, San Diego vs. San Francisco     Nov. 11, 1988
1.000 (10-0/10) Brande Brown, Texas Tech vs. William & Mary      Sept. 20, 1997
1.000 (10-0/10) Julia Civardi, Colgate vs. LIU-Brooklyn          Sept. 25, 1993
1.000 (10-0/10) Cris Omiecinski, Georgia Tech vs. West Georgia   Oct. 10, 1992
1.000 (10-0/10) Laura Olesen, Stanford vs. Oregon State          Oct. 31, 1986

Brande Brown's 1997 Match-by-Match
|-------ATTACK------|  SET |-SERVE-| PASS  DEF |-------BLOCK------|  GEN
Date         Opponent                GP    K    E   TA    Pct    A   SA   SE   RE  DIG   BS   BA   BE Total  BHE
August 29    TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO......  3    7    1   13   .462    4    0    0    0    1    2    7    0   9.0    0
August 29    PORTLAND...............  4   12    4   27   .296    0    0    1    0   13    1    4    0   5.0    1
August 30    SMU....................  3   15    2   27   .481    0    2    0    0    7    1    1    0   2.0    0
August 30    OHIO...................  3    7    3   17   .235    0    2    0    0    6    1    2    0   3.0    0
September 5  vs UT-Chattanooga......  2    7    0    8   .875    1    1    1    0    2    0    0    0   0.0    0
September 5  at South Florida.......  5   23    6   60   .283    2    1    3    3   18    1    7    0   8.0    0
September 6  vs Georgia Southern....  1    4    0    5   .800    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0   1.0    0
September 12 SW LOUISIANA...........  3    8    3   19   .263    0    1    0    1    6    1    1    0   2.0    0
September 12 LOUISIANA TECH.........  3   15    1   19   .737    1    0    1    1    6    1    4    0   5.0    0
September 13 SOUTH CAROLINA.........  4   11    5   37   .162    1    0    2    0   10    1    2    0   3.0    0
September 19 vs Denver..............  3   19    6   28   .464    1    1    1    0    3    1    3    0   4.0    0
September 19 at Air Force Academy...  3   14    4   20   .500    0    0    1    1   11    1    3    2   4.0    0
September 20 vs Hofstra.............  3    8    3   13   .385    1    1    0    0    2    0    0    0   0.0    0
September 20 vs William & Mary......  3   10    0   10  1.000    0    0    1    0    1    0    2    0   2.0    0
September 26 at Missouri............  3    6    2   12   .333    0    5    3    0   10    0    2    1   2.0    0
September 27 at Iowa State..........  3   18    2   25   .640    0    0    3    0    5    0    3    0   3.0    0
October 3    TEXAS..................  4   11   10   35   .029    0    0    1    0    9    0    4    0   4.0    1
October 4    TEXAS A&M..............  4   10    1   34   .265    0    0    3    0   11    0    1    1   1.0    1
October 10   at Kansas..............  3   17    2   31   .484    1    2    1    1    3    0    0    0   0.0    0
October 11   at Kansas State........  4   16    7   43   .209    1    0    0    1   11    0    5    0   5.0    1
October 15   at Baylor..............  4   18    4   39   .359    1    0    1    0   11    0    3    0   3.0    0
October 18   OKLAHOMA...............  5   15    6   39   .231    0    0    2    1   16    0    3    5   3.0    1
October 24   at Colorado............  4   17    8   44   .205    0    1    1    0   17    1    1    3   2.0    0
October 31   KANSAS STATE...........  4    9    6   31   .097    0    0    0    0   17    0    5    0   5.0    0
November 1   KANSAS.................  3   11    4   27   .259    0    0    0    0   10    1    5    0   6.0    0
November 7   at Texas A&M...........  5   18    5   34   .382    2    1    2    3   15    0    4    0   4.0    0
November 8   at Texas...............  3   12    4   25   .320    1    0    0    0    6    0    1    0   1.0    0
November 11  at Nebraska............  3    4   11   27  -.259    0    0    0    0    7    0    1    0   1.0    0
Totals.............................. 95  342  110  749   .310   17   18   28   12  234   13   75   12  88.0    5
Games played: 95
Kills per game: 3.60
Assists per game: 0.18
Service aces per game: 0.19
Digs per game: 2.46
Blocks per game: 0.93
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