SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Saw action in 18 matches on the year, mainly as a defensive substitute in key blocking situations ... made two starts on the year - Aug. 31 against Grand Canyon and Sept. 25 at Oklahoma ... the start against Grand Canyon was the first of her career ... played in 28 sets on the year, five more than her 2012 freshman season ... finished with nine kills and seven blocks overall ... matched her career with three kills on Sept . 25 at Oklahoma ... also matched her previous career mark with 10 attempts as well ... played all four sets against the Sooners for the second-straight match ... had not previously played in more than three sets in a match prior to facing Texas State on Sept . 17 ... wrapped the Oklahoma match with a new career for blocks, totaling four, all assists, against the Sooners ... was coming off a pair of blocks the previous week against Texas State ... Oklahoma match was the first of three appearances during play ... was inserted into both the Oct. 5 match against West Virginia and the Nov. 16 contest against Texas as well.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Appeared in 10 matches, mainly during Big 12 play ... was inserted often against conference opponents for her blocking ... saw action in 23 total sets on the year where she totaled nine kills and seven blocks ... boosted Tech at the net Oct. 20 in a near upset of No. 14 Kansas State ... totaled three kills off 10 attacks while adding a pair of blocks ... matched her season high in kills with three against K-State when the Wildcats traveled to Lubbock on Nov. 17 ... wrapped the year with a season-high three blocks against Kansas.
CAREER HIGHS Kills: 3, three times, last at Oklahoma (Sept. 25, 2013) Total Attacks: 10, twice, last at Oklahoma (Sept. 25, 2013) Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): None Assists: None Service Aces: None Digs: 2, vs. Baylor (Nov. 21, 2012) Solo Blocks: 1, twice, last vs. Seattle (Aug. 30, 2013) Block Assists: 4, at Oklahoma (Sept. 25, 2013) Total Blocks: 4, at Oklahoma (Sept. 25, 2013)
PINE TREE HIGH SCHOOL
Member of the school's varsity basketball and volleyball programs ... was a first team all-district pick as a junior and senior ... was a member of the all-district second team as a sophomore ... also was a all-state selection by the Texas Girls Coaches Association as a senior ... was the East Texas Block of the Year in 2011 as well ... named the team captain prior to senior campaign ... member of the school's PALS, 2-Club, and Junior Diaconate programs ... also played for the East Texas Juniors volleyball club ... high school coaches was Leven Barker.
Born Sept. 26, 1993 to parents Greg and Tamme Ford ... has an older sister, Tiffany ... parents are both graduates of Kilgore College ... majoring in advertising.