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Rachel Brummitt
Rachel Brummitt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano West

Last College:
Radford

Height:
5-6

Position:
DS/LIB

Experience:
2L


10/25/2014

Errors Plague Texas Tech in 3-0 Loss to Kansas

Red Raiders drop to 15-5 overall and 3-5 in Big 12 play after a 3-0 loss to Kansas Saturday

09/06/2014

Red Raiders Corral Cardinals, Take UTPA Tournament Title

Texas Tech rallies from a set down to defeat Lamar and move to 6-0

08/23/2014

Red Defeats Black In Tech Volleyball's Final Tune-Up

Rachel Brummitt and Jenna Allen led the way in the Red squad's sweep of the Black squad on Saturday.

07/02/2014

Brummitt Wraps Stay With Collegiate National Team

Texas Tech senior traveled and competed in Minneapolis, Minnesota the past week

05/19/2014

Texas Tech Announces 2014 Volleyball Schedule

Red Raiders host a total of 14 matches at United Supermarkets Arena this fall

11/30/2013

Texas Tech vs. TCU

Texas Tech vs. TCU

11/21/2013

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma

09/05/2013

Texas Tech vs. Abilene Christian

Texas Tech vs. Abilene Christian

08/24/2013

Red & Black Scrimmage

Red & Black Scrimmage

05/20/2013

Rachel Brummitt Photo Gallery

Rachel Brummitt Photo Gallery

Rachel Brummitt Photo Gallery

SUMMER 2014
Traveled to the U.S. Women's National Team Tryouts held in Colorado Springs, Colorado ... named to the U.S. Collegiate National Team that trained and competed in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships held in Minneapolis, Minnesota ... joined Breeann David as one of two Red Raiders named to one of USA Volleyball's three collegiate national teams ... one of six liberos selected to the squad ... the trip is considered a second tryout for the U.S. Women's National Team.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
Followed up her record-breaking sophomore season with an even better junior campaign ... All-Big 12 honorable mention ... AVCA All-Region selection ... AVCA honorable mention All-American ... only the second Red Raider since 2004 to be included on the All-Big 12 postseason teams ... first Red Raider recognized on the AVCA All-Region teams since Melissa McGehee and Colleen Smith in 2000 ... postseason accolades came after snapping her own Tech single-season school record with 604 digs ... finished with nearly 100 more digs than her previous school record (504) from the 2012 season ... her 5.16 digs per set average ranked second in the Big 12 and 26th nationally ... averaged 4.90 digs per set in Big 12 matches only which also ranked second in the conference ... was Tech's starting libero in all 32 matches ... finished in double digits for digs in all but two matches on the year ... recorded 20 or more digs in half of Tech's contests (16 of 32) ... named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 23 following a record-setting performance against Oklahoma ... marked third Big 12 weekly award in her career ... snapped the Texas Tech and Big 12 records for a four-set match with 36 digs against the Sooners ... topped long-standing Big 12 record of 35 digs that was previously set by Texas A&M's Erin Gibson on Sept. 23, 2000, against Colorado ... broke the previous Tech record of 33 digs that was previously set by Ann Romjue on Nov. 17, 2002, against Texas A&M ... her 36 digs also matched the overall Tech record that was set by Romjue (in five sets) on Nov. 18, 2000, against Texas A&M ... performance snapped her previous career of 34 digs set against Houston Baptist in 2012 ... her 36 digs marked the third-highest total in the Big 12 and the second-most in conference matches only ... was the only 30-dig performance in the Big 12 for a four-set match ... opened the year with 10 or more digs in each of the first 22 matches ... named to the Wildcat Invitational and Cougar Challenge all-tournament teams ... came close to another 30-dig match early in the season against Eastern Washington ... finished with 29 digs in the Sept. 7 match against the Eagles ... went on to record at least 20 digs in each of her next four matches from there ... opened Big 12 play with 18 digs at Oklahoma on Sept . 25 ... finished with 20 or more digs in seven of 16 conference matches ... in addition to her prowess defensively, also become one of Tech's best servers ... recorded a team-high 32 aces at a 0.27 per set clip ... her 0.27 aces per set average ranked sixth overall in the Big 12 ... average was just below teammate Breeann David's 0.28 average ... posted at least two aces seven times on the year, six of which that came during Big 12 play ... matched her career high on Oct. 5 with four aces against West Virginia ... added 71 assists as well, third-most on the team ... finished an assist off her career high of six four different times ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Recorded the best single-season defensive performances in school history ... was among the top liberos in the Big 12 Conference during first season in scarlet and black ... started and played in all 32 matches at the libero position ... snapped the Texas Tech single-season record with 510 digs ... finished with 62 more digs than previous record holder Melissa McGehee (2000) ... was the only Red Raider to appear in all 118 sets ... averaged a team-best 4.32 digs per set, which ranked fourth in the Big 12, the highest ever finish for a Red Raider in the category ... marked the highest digs per set average in school history ... just the eighth Red Raider to record 400 or more digs in a season ... passed Tory Vaughan's 407 digs from the year before, which marked the first time ever two different Tech players had reached the 400-dig plateau in consecutive seasons ... started the season off by earning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors on both Aug. 27 and Sept. 4 ... became the first Red Raider to ever receive a conference weekly award in consecutive weeks ... totaled 24 digs in just the second match of the season, a 3-0 victory over Binghamton ... tied the Tech single-match record for three sets ... finished with 68 digs over four matches during the opening weekend to earn Boston College Invitational MVP honors ... followed the performance by posting a new school record with 27 digs in a 3-0 victory over San Jose State on Aug. 31 ... snapped the previous program high for a three set match that was set by Sheila Solomon on Nov. 16, 1990, against Houston ... was the second-highest dig total for a Big 12 player in a three-set match in 2012 ... came back with 21 digs the very next match against Northwestern State ... named to the Lone Star Showdown all-tournament team for her efforts ... the Northwestern State match marked the third of eight contests with 20-plus digs ... also recorded 20 digs against Furman (Sept. 8) and at West Virginia (Oct. 13), 21 in a near upset at Kansas State (Oct. 20) and 26 at Nevada (Sept. 19) ... set a career high with 34 digs Sept. 14 in a five-set victory over Houston Baptist ... was the second-highest overall dig total in the Big 12 for all matches ... marked the second-most digs in a match for a Red Raider all-time, tying Rochelle Kaa'iai, who also totaled 34 digs against Cal Poly on Sept. 25, 1992 ... was two shy of tying the overall Tech single-match record set by Ann Romjue on Nov. 18, 2000, against Texas A&M ... led Tech in digs for all but three matches during the year ... was in double-digits for digs in all but four matches as well ... averaged 3.98 digs per set in Big 12 play, fifth-most in the conference ... added 27 service aces on the year as well, the most by a Red Raider since Caroline Witte had 30 in 2008 ... had eight aces during the opening weekend alone ... dropped a season-high four aces in against Siena on Aug. 25 ... was one of eight matches with two or more aces ... also had three aces in the season opener against Fordham ... provided maybe the biggest play of the season with the match-clinching point in a 3-1 upset of No. 20 Kansas State on Nov. 17 ... totaled 15 digs in the match but also added the final kill which came off a dig attempt that sailed over the net and into the back corner of the Wildcat defense ... sealed Tech's first victory over a ranked opponent since late in the 2004 season ... finished with 78 assists as well, third-most on the team ... had a season-high six assists in Tech's 3-1 come-from-behind victory at West Virginia on Oct. 13 ... added four kills on the year off 29 attacks.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 1, nine times, last at Iowa State (Oct. 30, 2013)
Total Attacks: 7, at Abilene Christian (Sept. 10, 2013)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): None
Assists: 6, twice, last at West Virginia (Oct. 13, 2012)
Service Aces: 4, twice, last vs. West Virginia (Oct. 5, 2013)
Digs: 36, vs. Oklahoma (Nov. 20, 2013)
Solo Blocks: None
Block Assists: None
Total Blocks: None

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011) - RADFORD UNIVERSITY
First team All-Big South Conference selection in her only season with the Highlanders ... also earned a selection to the conference's all-freshman and all-tournament teams ... set the school record with 688 digs ... led the Big South in both digs and digs per set (5.38) ... also ranked among the top 30 in the nation for digs per set ... was named the Big South Defensive Player of the Week five times over the course of the season ... tied the school record with 37 digs in only her second collegiate match against Manhattan ... led the conference in most 30-plus (4) and 20-plus (16) dig performances ... also was the team-leader in aces with 40.

PLANO WEST HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top liberos in the country coming out of Plano West ... three-year letterwinner and team captain as a senior ... named one of the top-39 liberos in the country as a senior by Prep Volleyball ... was also on the website's 2011 Defensive Dandies team ... selected to the All-District 8-5A first team as a junior and senior ... was the district's Defensive Player of the Year as a senior as well ... named to the 2010 AVCA Under Armour All-American Watch List ... earned honorable mention accolades for LoneStarVolleyball.com's 2010 Outstanding Libero ... also on website's 2010-11 All-Texas honorable mention team ... set three school records in career digs (1,250), season digs (616), and digs per set (5.22) ... was a two-time Plano West Defensive Player of the Year ... played in the 2010 Texas Girls Coaches Association 4A-5A All-Star Game.

CLUB
Played for the Texas Advantage Volleyball (TAV) club ... helped lead TAV win the national championship in the U-17 Open Division at the 2010 Junior Olympics held in Reno, Nev. ... club also finished in the top 10 at the 2011 Junior Olympics in the U-18 Open Division.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 19, 1993 to parents Bill and Kim Brummitt ... has an older brother, Drew ... majoring in advertising.

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