Texas Tech volleyball will begin the 2012 season on the road at the Boston College Tournament in Boston, Mass., this weekend, playing four matches against Fordham, Binghamton, Siena and Boston College.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Became a force on the attack in only first season ... appeared in all but one match while making 30 starts ... lone match to miss was the Sept. 9 contest with Grambling State ... finished third on the team with 262 kills ... marked the most kills for a Tech freshman since teammate Amanda Dowdy's debut in 2008 ... played in 110 sets on the year, averaging 2.38 kills per frame ... also had 134 digs on the back row, fifth-most on the squad ... matched Miara Cave for the team lead with 10 solo blocks ... wrapped the year with 72 total blocks ... was one of six players with at least 70 blocks ... finished with double-digit kills 11 times on the year ... opened the season with 11 kills against TCU ... marked the most kills for a Tech freshman making her collegiate debut since Kelly Johnson connected on 11 against Georgia Tech on Aug. 31, 2001 ... also had eight digs against the Horned Frogs ... followed up with 14 kills the next day against Connecticut ... no Tech freshman since 1998 had previously started their career with consecutive double-digit kill matches ... hit .500 against the Huskies after taking 24 attempts with only two errors ... marked the highest hitting percentage for a Red Raider with at least 10 kills since Barbara Conceiaco posted a .526 average against Gonzaga on Sept. 11, 2009 ... posted a season-high six blocks to go along with 12 kills against Morehead State ... totaled 28 kills combined at Texas-Pan American and the Louisiana Tech Invitational (three total matches) ... was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for the effort ... recorded her first career double-double at New Mexico with 15 kills and a season-high 12 digs ... hit .387 against the Lobos after taking 31 swings with only three errors ... also had six blocks in the match ... her 15 kills against UNM were a season high until she recorded 17 the following match against Oklahoma ... was in double-digits for the third-consecutive week the following week at Baylor where she had 10 kills ... did not return to double figures until posting 13 kills at Missouri ... followed up with 11 the next match against Texas A&M at home ... came close to recording another double-double in Tech's five-set victory over Baylor ... posted 15 kills to go along with nine digs ... neared the feat again at San Jose State with 11 kills and eight digs ... totaled 36 kills combined over the final four matches.
Local standout who starred at nearby Denver City High School ... four-year All-State selection by the Texas Girls Coaches Association ... also named the district MVP all four seasons as well ... named a honorable mention Under Armour All-American following senior season ... named 2010 first team All-State by the Texas Sportswriters Association ... also an Academic All-State honoree ... picked on the Academic All-District squad all four years ... selected to the West squad, along with current teammate Amy Rose, for the TGCA 1A, 2A, 3A All-Star Game ... finished senior season ranked fourth in the nation, according to MaxPreps, in hitting and seventh in kills per set with a 7.0 average ... wrapped high school career with school records for kills (2,758), blocks (753), and assists (1,813) ... also was a standout basketball and track athlete for the 2A school ... named the basketball district's Newcomer of the Year following freshman year ... named to the all-district squad the next two years ... was the district Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... also honored by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on the publication's All-South Plains team ... competed mainly in the hurdles and jump events in track ... finished third in state in the 100m hurdles as a freshman and junior ... placed second in the event as a senior ... also qualified for the state meet in the high jump as a senior ... competed and advanced to the regional round in a handful of other events, including 300m hurdles, long jump, triple jump, discuss, 4x100m relay, and 4x200m relay ... went to regionals in five events as a freshman and senior ... was in four events as a sophomore ... also earned Academic All-State honors in track as a senior ... picked on the academic all-state squad all four years as well ... was her graduating class' salutatorian.
Born March 2, 1993, to parents Stan and Megan David ... has an older sister, Leah, and two younger siblings, Clancy and Karly ... Leah David is currently the volleyball program's student manager ... comes from a family of former Texas Tech athletes ... mother (former Megan McGuire) was a standout volleyball athlete for the Red Raiders in the early 1980s ... her aunt, Susan Kelly McGuire, also starred for the Red Raiders during that era ... both her mother and aunt are still among the school's top 10 in every career blocking category ... father was a football student-athlete before being selected in the seventh round of the 1984 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills ... also went on to play for the Kansas City Chiefs during his career ... uncle, Monte McGuire, was Tech's starting quarterback in the late 1980s before moving on to play with the Denver Broncos.
CAREER HIGHS Kills: 17, vs. Oklahoma, 10/1/11 Total Attacks: 48, vs. Oklahoma, 10/1/11 Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): .500, vs. UConn, 8/27/11 Assists: 2, vs. Texas A&M, 10/19/11 Service Aces: 1, several times, last at New Mexico, 9/26/11 Digs: 12, at New Mexico, 9/26/11 Solo Blocks: 2, at UT-Arlington, 9/17/11 Block Assists: 6, twice, last at New Mexico, 9/26/11 Total Blocks: 6, twice, last at New Mexico, 9/26/11