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7  Dravon Rangel
Dravon Rangel


Grand Prairie, Texas

High School:
Grand Prairie

Last College:
Mississippi State





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Dravon Rangel

Dravon Rangel Middle Blocker

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Saw action in 21 matches while making 10 starts in the middle ... part of Tech's rotation of middle blockers throughout the year ... totaled 54 kills to go along with 73 blocks ... earned starts in each of Tech's first three matches at the TCU Invitational ... had one of her best performances against Grambling State in the Louisiana Tech Invitational, totaling a season-high seven kills and three blocks ... followed that up the next weekend with another seven kills to go along with seven blocks against Prairie View A&M ... combined to go 14-for-21 in those two matches on the attack, finishing with just one error for a .619 hitting percentage ... her .667 average against Grambling marked a season high ... posted one of the best blocking performances in school history against New Mexico ... finished with a school record 14 block assists, breaking the previous mark of 11 that had been notched six times in program history ... her 14 total blocks matched Susan Kelly for the second-most in school history ... was the most blocks in a match since Erica Ruegg set the school record with 16 against UT-Arlington on Sept. 11, 1991 ... Tech also broke the team block assist record in the match as well with 37 overall ... added four kills against the Lobos as well ... appeared in 13 conference matches ... shined at Missouri with five kills and nine blocks ... came back the next week to total eight blocks at home against Texas A&M ... All-Big 12 first team selection.

Made only two appearances on the year at the Rice Invitational ... played in a set against both Rice and Ole Miss ... struggled with injuries the rest of the season ... was granted a medical redshirt in February, giving her an extra year of eligibility.

Played in 14 matches with six starts during her freshman campaign ... was in 36 total sets ... recorded 29 total kills for a 0.81 kills per set average ... also added 12 digs, two solo blocks, and 27 block assists ... averaged 1.24 points per set.

Was a four-year letterwinner for the Lady Gophers ... earned second team all-district honors her freshman, junior, and senior seasons ... was a first team all-district selection her sophomore year ... named the district's MVP that season, too ... also participated on the school's varsity basketball team up until her senior season ... quit to play with the Texas Image club volleyball team ... she made the semi-national her first year and the national team her second year ... high school coach: Amy Hickman.

Dravon D. Rangel ... born Nov. 21, 1990, to parents Donald Boelter and Evonne Spears ... is an only child ... has done modeling work for various designers ... first family member to attend college ... hopes to work towards becoming a criminal defense attorney or prosecutor, while also expanding her modeling work ... majoring in Sociology with a minor in Pre-law.

Kills: 7, twice, last vs. Prairie View A&M, 9/16/11
Total Attacks: 12, three times, last vs. Texas A&M, 10/19/11
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): .667, vs. Grambling State, 9/9/11
Assists: 1, vs. Texas, 11/9/11
Service Aces: 1, at Missouri, 10/15/11
Digs: 2, three times, last at Kansas, 10/22/11
Solo Blocks: 3, at Missouri, 10/15/11
Block Assists: 14, at New Mexico*, 9/26/11
Total Blocks: 14, at New Mexico, 9/26/11
* indicates school record.

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