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.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Was once again an offensive threat for the Red Raiders on the outside ... appeared in 26 matches while making 20 starts ... missed six matches and was limited in several others due to an ankle injury sustained early in the first set against Towson in the Montana Tournament ... missed the next six matches and did not become a regular in the lineup again until Sept. 29 against Texas ... saw action in 77 sets on the year ... still managed to finish third on the team with 213 kills ... marked second-straight season with at least 200 kills ... led the Red Raiders with a team-high 2.77 kills per set average ... took 618 swings on the season, second-most on the team behind only Emily Ehrle ... added 105 digs and 63 blocks as well ... was second on the team in blocks and ranked sixth in digs ... her digs per set and blocks per set averages both increased from her freshman season ... registered double digits in kills in four of the first eight matches of the year prior to the injury ... finished in double digits nine times on the season and led the Red Raiders in kills in eight matches ... named the Lone Star Showcase MVP after totaling 31 kills and 29 digs over three matches ... ended the tournament with her second career double-double with 14 kills and 12 digs against Northwestern State ... followed up with another double-double two days later with 16 kills and 16 digs against North Texas ... was one off her career high in kills against the Mean Green ... her 16 digs marked a career high, surpassing her previous mark of 12 set as a freshman at New Mexico ... came back from injury to post 10 kills against Texas on Sept. 29 ... was one of six matches in double digits during Big 12 play ... recorded 12 kills in a near upset of Kansas State (Oct. 20) and then 14 against both West Virginia (Oct. 27) and Oklahoma (Oct. 31) ... hit .375 against the Mountaineers, matching her season high after going 14-for-32 on the attack ... snapped her career high in kills with 19 over three sets Nov. 7 against TCU ... surpassed her previous high of 17 set in 2011 against Oklahoma ... was tied for the second-most kills by a Tech player all season ... had 32 kills over the final three matches of the season, including 17 on Nov. 21 against Baylor ... came close to a double-double in Tech's upset of No. 20 Kansas State ... totaled 12 digs but was limited to just seven kills against the Wildcats ... totaled five blocks as well, two shy of her career high ... snapped her career high in blocks earlier in the year with seven against Northwestern State ... totaled six block assists in that match which also matched her career high ... later broke her career high in solo blocks with three against West Virginia on Oct. 27 ... has 135 total blocks over two seasons, including 114 block assists ... Academic All-Big 12 first team selection.
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.
CAREER HIGHS (entering 2013 season) Kills: 19, vs. TCU (Nov. 7, 2012) Total Attacks: 48, vs. Oklahoma (Oct. 1, 2011) Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): .500, vs. UConn (Aug. 27, 2011) Assists: 2, vs. Texas A&M (Oct. 19, 2011) Service Aces: 1, eight times, last at Texas (Nov. 14, 2012) Digs: 16, vs. North Texas (Sept. 3, 2012) Solo Blocks: 3, vs. West Virginia (Oct. 27, 2012) Block Assists: 6, three times, last vs. Northwestern State (Sept. 1, 2012) Total Blocks: 7, vs. Northwestern State (Sept. 1, 2012) Double-Doubles: 3, last vs. North Texas (Sept. 3, 2012)
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.