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Philister Sang
Philister Sang

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nairobi, Kenya

Last College:
Indian Hills C.C.

Height:
6-3

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
1L


2005: Named Big 12 Newcomer of the year and MVP at the SMU tournament ... ended the season with 500 kills which led the team and is fourth on the all-time season kills list ... she tallied 1,376 attempts, good for second on the all-time season attempts ... posted 4.22 kills per game in Big 12 play and her kills per game average of 4.50 was also team leading ... was ranked third in kills in conference matches this season ... defensively, Sang averaged 2.40 digs for the Red Raiders and 2.29 during the conference campaign ... she is the second player in five years from Texas Tech to receive newcomer honors ... posted her first double-double as a Red Raider against Houston with 18 kills and 12 digs ... has tallied 10 double-doubles and averages 4.94 points per game, ranking her fourth in conference play ... was second on the team in serving with 25 aces ... tallied 266 digs and had a 15 dig match against Rice ... also named to all-tournament team at the Red Raider Roundup.

Indian Hills C.C.: Named first-team All-America during 2004 season ... received all-region and all-conference honors ... team finished third in the nation in 2004 ... won regional and district championship ... won the Top Gun Award for having the most kills on the team while also setting the record for kills ... was coached by Terry Carlson.

Amateur Experience: Participated in the 2004 Athens Olympics as a member of the Kenyan national team ... participated in the 2001 and 2002 World Championships as a member of the Kenyan national team ... totaled the most kills for her team during World Championships ... played for Kenya Pipeline Club ... team won the Africa Club Championships

High School: Attended Kerotet Girls School in Kenya ... recorded the most kills in the nation ... was named all-state during her stint at Kerotet ... coached by Stephen Kamav ... also participated in track & field.

Personal: Born in Jansin-Gishu, Kenya ... daughter of Magdaline Sang ... has six siblings, four sisters and two brothers ... enjoys traveling, watching movies and shopping ... majoring in health science.

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