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18  Lori Garber
Lori Garber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manhattan Beach, Calif.

High School:
Hawaii/Mira Costa

Height:
6-3

Position:
Middle Hitter

Experience:
1L

Major:
Business


QUOTING NELSON: "Lori had a great year in the middle for us last year. She has a big block, hits well, is a solid player and is our terminator. Shell be back in the middle for us this year. She made All Region last year. Were going to look for her to do a lot. The important thing for Lori is to develop chemistry with a new setter, Skydra. They really worked this spring and I think they did a good job. They seemed to really respect each other and theyll develop a lot of confidence in each other. Its important that Lori has a big year for us. Shell pick up a lot of kills and block balls for us. Last year was really the first year she played in college and she was outstanding. Now that she has a year of experience under her belt, we expect even more from her. We expect her to step up into a leadership role and be one of the premier players on the team."

1998: Powerful hitter in the middle for Texas Tech who transferred from Hawaii ... reached double-digits in kills 18 times on season including the last nine TTU matches with three times of going over 20 kills ... hit .500 (11-1-20) with five blocks at Oklahoma ... hit .500 (14-3-22) at Kansas ... registered 13 kills in a career-high 39 attempts with a career-high nine blocks and three solos vs. Kansas State ... had 12 kills ant hit .440 (12-1-25) vs. Baylor ... finished with career-high 23 kills and .457 hitting pct. (23-2-46) with four blocks at Colorado ... had 10 kills at Nebraska ... Big 12 Player of Week candidate for 11/2 after finishing week with .647 hitting (24-2-34) and 11 total blocks .. hit .667 (12-0-18) with six blocks (three solos) vs. Kansas ... hit .625 (12-2-16) with five blocks (one solo) vs. Oklahoma ... hit .381 (12-4-23) with five blocks at Texas A&M ... finished with nine kills at Texas ... finished with 16 kills and career-high 33 attempts (.364) vs. Missouri ... hit .455 (7-2-11) vs. Iowa State ... had three straight matches with 10 or more kills (Colorado-10, at Baylor-12, at Kansas State-16) ... hit .406 (16-2-32) with eight blocks and career-high 12 digs at Kansas State ... hit .435 (12-2-23) at Baylor ... rammed home career-high 21 kills and hit .515 (21-4-33) with seven digs at Missouri ... had eight kills and seven blocks at SMU ... finished with 15 kills in 31 attempts vs. Texas ... selected to BYU/Mizuno Classic All Tournament team ... registered .571 (21-5-28) hitting percentage (career high in kills) and five blocks vs. Northern Illinois ... hit .833 (10-0-12) vs.Central Michigan ... had eight kills and five blocks vs. BYU ... selected to Four Points-Sheraton/Red Raider Classic All Tournament team ... registered eight kills, .263 hitting and five blocks vs. UC-Santa Barbara ... had four kills and eight blocks (seven assists) vs. Oral Roberts ... hit .700 (7-0-10) at George Mason ... finished with eight kills at William & Mary ... hit .600 (7-1-10) vs. UM-Baltimore County ... hit .526 (14-4-19) with three blocks vs.Liberty.

1997 at Hawaii: Played season but fought through illness ... backup middle hitter for Rainbow ... helped Hawaii to 25-8 overall record, NCAA Tournament appearance and season-long national ranking ... appeared in seven matches and nine games ... hit .267 after being slowed by an illness earlier in year ... recorded three kills and two blocks while replacing starter Jennifer Roberts in the Western Athletic Conference championship game against Brigham Young.

1996 at Hawaii: Redshirted season at Hawaii due to injury.

1995 at Hawaii: Played in just 22 games during 19 matches but showed signs of becoming a solid force at the net ... hit .393 on the season ... put together four-game stint where she hit .419 in back-to-back series against Utah State and Nevada.

High School: A 1995 graduate of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, Calif. where she lettered twice in volleyball and once in softball ... named to Honorable Mention All America squad ... earned First Team All-CIF Southern Section and third team All-State honors ... also selected to Nike Challenge All Tournament team ... participated on the Mizuno All American California team that took first place.

Personal: Born Lori Beth Garber on April 24, 1977 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... daughter of Judy and Marty Garber of Manhattan Beach, Calif. ... has not declared major but is planning to major in some aspect of business ... has aspirations of traveling around the world before becoming an entrepreneur ... involved in Key Club and is a Special Olympics volunteer ... favorite color is blue ... likes to eat her moms stuffing ... favorite movie is "Pulp Fiction" ... would like to go back in time and meet Walt Disney.

LORI GARBER'S CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 23 at Colorado, 11/13/98
Attacks: 39 vs. Kansas State, 11/20/98
Hitting Percentage: .833 (10-0-12) vs. CMU, 9/19/98
Assists: 1 two times
Aces: 1 vs. George Mason, 9/5/98
Digs: 7 vs. Missouri, 10/2/98
Solo Blocks: 3 vs. Kansas State, 11/20/98; vs. Oklahoma 11/28/98
Assist Blocks: 8 vs. Kansas State, 10/17/98
Total Blocks: 9 vs. Kansas State, 11/20/98

GARBER'S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Career Statistics

Year     GP  Kills   Err   TA   Pct.  Ast. SA  SE  Digs  BS  BA   TB
*1995    22   29      7    56  .393    0   1   0   4     1    7    8
*1996   Redshirted 1996 season due to injury
*1997    11   13      6    33  .212    0   0   0   45    1   16   17
1998     99  347    106   697  .346    5   2   8   73   26   93  119
Career  132  389    119   786  .344    5   3   8  122   28  116  144
*1995-97 at Hawaii

Big 12 Conference Statistics

Year     GP  Kills   Err   TA   Pct.  Ast. SA  SE  Digs  BS   BA   TB
1998     62  233     70   482  .338    4    1   7   54   18   49   67
Career   62  233     70   482  .338    4    1   7   54   18   49   67
NCAA Postseason Statistics
Year     GP  Kills   Err   TA   Pct.  Ast. SA  SE  Digs  BS   BA   TB
1998      5   8       9    26  .038    1    0   0    6    0    5    5
Career    5   8       9    26  .038    1    0   0    6    0    5    5
Career vs. the Big 12 Conference
Opp.     GP  Kills   Err   TA   Pct.  Ast. SA  SE  Digs  BS   BA   TB
Baylor    5   24      3    38  .438    0    0   1    0    2    4    6
Colo.     8   33      5    73  .384    1    0   0    5    2    4    6
Iowa St.  3    7      2    11  .455    0    0   0    1    1    2    3
Kansas    6   26      3    40  .575    0    1   0    4    4    5    9
K-State   7   29     10    71  .268    0    0   3   16    3   14   17
Mizzou    7   37      8    66  .439    0    0   1    7    1    4    5
Neb.      6   16     16    52  .000    0    0   1    7    0    1    1
Okla.     6   23      3    36  .556    1    0   0    3    4    6   10
Texas     7   24     12    55  .218    2    0   1    8    1    3    4
TexA&M    7   14      7    30  .200    0    0   0    3    0    6    6

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