Barbara Conceicao
Barbara Conceicao


Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Last College:
Iowa Western CC




2010 (Senior): An energetic middle blocker who played in all but one match ... missed Tech's second match of the season against Ole Miss with a sore shoulder ... came back later in the day to post a season-high eight kills against UTSA ... began the year with seven kills against Rice ... came close to snapping her career high for highest hitting percentage against SMU with seven kills off 13 attempts and no errors for a .538 percentage ... recorded a season-high eight blocks the following day against Texas State ... posted six kills against Northeastern and opened Big 12 play against Missouri with seven kills ... her six kills against Northeastern came off only 11 attempts and one error for a .455 hitting percentage ... came close to matching her season high in blocks against Kansas, finishing with seven ... moved from middle blocker to the right side position against the Jayhawks ... played right side in several matches during Big 12 play ... had a season-high 23 attempts at Missouri, killing seven of those ... also added three blocks against the Tigers ... wrapped her career at the United Spirit Arena with a season-high 10 blocks against Iowa State ... eight of those were block assists, matching her season high set earlier in the year against Texas State ... also added five kills against the Cyclones ... finished the year 10th in the Big 12 for blocks per set ... lead the team with a .187 hitting percentage ... also the team leader in total blocks.

2009 (Junior): Appeared in 94 sets, all 29 matches ... a potent blocker, she was among the Big 12's leader-board in blocks-per-set each week and was nationally rated as high as No. 4... finished with 1.27 blocks per set... 190 kills on the season and a .203 hitting efficiency led to a team second-best 2.02 kps tally ... has twice hit 12 kills in a match, vs. Bowling Green State University and against Gonzaga, she was also effective against then No. 8 Illinois with 6 kills and only 1 error for a career-high .556 hitting percentage... at Missouri had 7 kills with no errors in 17 attempts for best Big 12 efficiency at .412 average... had 10 kills vs. Colorado and 7 vs. Nebraska... posted a Big 12 high effort in blocks against Colorado with 8 block assists in Boulder and had a remarkable 3 solo blocks and an assist at No. 2 Texas.

Iowa Western CC: Competed for two years in volleyball and track (high jump) in Council Bluffs and earned first-team AVCA All-American honors in the two year institution category ... earned all-region and all-CCAC Conference Player-of-the-Week honors during her sophomore season ... finished her career atop the all-time list for career blocks with 446 ... also qualified for the national track championships in both indoor and outdoor seasons, jumping 1.60m during the outdoor season as a career best.

Colegio Objetivo (Brazil): Graduated in 2005. Participated in sports through outside clubs in her home country.

Personal: Born Jan. 29, 1988 in Salvador, Bahia in Brazil ... father is Paulo Nascimento Conceicao ... has an older brother, Diego, and a younger brother, Bruno, and a younger sister, Thaina ... is the first in her family to come to the U.S. ... enjoys movies and hanging out with friends ... goes by the nickname "Cebo" (pronounced Seebo) ... hopes to play professionally and to travel abroad.


Kills: 12, twice, last vs. Gonzaga, 9/11/09
Total Attacks: 29, vs. Stephen F. Austin, 9/12/09
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): .588, at Texas A&M, 11/22/09
Assists: 1, several times, last vs. Colorado, 10/13/10
Service Aces: 2, vs. Creighton, 8/28/09
Digs: 3, vs. Gonzaga, 9/11/09
Solo Blocks: 3, at Texas, 11/11/09
Block Assists: 11, vs. Stephen F. Austin, 9/12/09
Total Blocks: 12, vs. Stephen F. Austin, 9/12/09


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