The Fresno State volleyball team (6-18, 1-9) takes the road once again to continue their second half of the Mountain West Conference slate playing San Jose State (3-20, 0-10) this Thursday, Oct. 30 and UNLV (19-5, 7-2) on Saturday, Nov. 1.
The `Dogs combined on their best hitting mark under seventh-year head coach Lauren Netherby-Sewell.
Bowens and Scarbrough both land a team-high 15 kills to help Fresno State score its first win of season.
Returnees Christina Lee & Maggie Eppright have started the last three years and join with talented newcomer Jaqueline Hutcheson.
Fresno State is the lone MW volleyball team to be honored with a +3.30 team GPA for the 2013-14 season.
Fresno State Volleyball vs Fresno Pacific, Save Mart Center, Fresno, Calif., 9/23/14. Photos by Keith Kountz, Copyright 2014.
Volleyball at Sacramento State, 9/5/14 - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.
Volleyball vs. UC Davis - Adidas Rice Invitational (8/30/14), Houston, Texas. Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.
VB vs San Diego State
New Mexico Match (10/17/13) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.
Last updated: December 8, 2014
FRESNO STATE ACCOLADES:
Academic All-MW Team (2013)
San Diego All-Tournament Team (2012)
2014 (SENIOR): Played in 28 matches this season and started on senior night where she played her most efficient game of the season... that night she tied her season high of 20 digs against New Mexico, which ties for fourth highest digs in a match during the 2014 season... she also had a season high in digs with 20 against UC Davis... she finished the season with 130 total digs (1.48 p/s) 14 assists and seven aces... she set her season high of three aces against St. Francis (Bklyn.) with three and also added two during the game against UC Davis... finished her Bulldog career with 1241 digs (2.85 p/s), 1231 assists (2.83 p/s) and 52 aces in a total of 435 set and 120 matches.
2013 (JUNIOR): After the team lost its starting setter the third week of the season, she switched from libero and made her first starts at setter since 2011 and helped lead the team to a 15-11 mark ... overall, started all 32 matches, including 26 at setter and six at libero to start the year ... played 119 of the team's 122 sets, and led the team in assists (7.88 p/s) and ranked sixth in aces (0.14 p/s) ... as a setter the last 26 matches of the year, she averaged 9.89 assists per set (862 assists / 90 sets), and directed the team to all 11 of its +.300 marks on the year vs. Boise State (.381), Nevada (.376, .302), San Diego State (.358), UNLV (.356), Air Force (.325), SJSU (.317), Boise State (.301), Wyoming (.300), CSUB (.300) and Xavier (.300) ... she logged a season-high 57 assists in five sets vs. both Belmont and Boise State, and her +50 assists vs. the Anteaters (51) and Aggies (50) were the team's best in a non-five-set match ... mid-season, the team switched to a 6-2 offense, and team-wise in league action, the `Dog offense ranked top three in the MW in hitting (second, .245), assists (third, 13.11 p/s) and kills (14.03 p/s) ... as the starting libero the first two weeks, she logged the team's second- and fourth-best dig totals of 2013 vs. Santa Clara (27) and Rice (24) ... her digs total vs. Santa Clara (27) was the Mountain West's seventh-best mark of the year and one of five team match leaders in 2013 ... she had a team-high 11 double-doubles on the year to up her career total to 13.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 31 matches and 120 sets as libero or defensive specialist ... stood eighth in the Mountain West in digs per set with 3.90 average ... led the team with 473 digs ... recorded a career best 34 digs against Sacramento State and Wyoming ... scooped up 15 or more digs in 15 matches ... tallied 73 assists, including a career-high eight against UNLV ... named to the San Diego All-Tournament team ... totaled 15 aces on the season ... logged aces in 11 matches and multi-ace efforts four times ... recorded a total of 17 points for the Bulldogs.
2011 (FRESHMAN): One of four Bulldogs to play in all 29 matches for a total of 108 sets ... transitioned from setting and serving as a defensive specialist during most of non-conference to the libero position for the final 18 matches ... on the season, recorded 310 digs (2.87 dps), 206 assists (1.91 aps), 16.0 points (0.15 pps), 13 service aces (0.12 aces/set) and three kills ... dug 10 or more balls 17 times, including final nine matches of the season and 12 of the last 13 ... tallied a season-best 27 digs on the road at Utah State (10/13/11) ... logged aces in 10 matches and posted multi-ace efforts twice .. registered a season-best three service aces in 3-0 road sweep of CSU Bakersfield (10/19/11) ... tossed up 10 or more assists in seven of the first nine matches of the season before moving to libero ... recorded two double-doubles.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time first-team All-WCAL honoree, the senior setter sparked St. Ignatius High School to its first CCS Division III Championship title in 2010 ... made the 2009 Junior Olympic all-tournament team and helped lead the San Francisco Juniors club team to a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Junior National Tournament ... named first-team all-San Francisco and all-tournament at the 2010 Los Gatos Tournament ... received the St. Igantius' coaches' award twice and served as a team captain.
PERSONAL: Parents are Samuel Lee and Theresa, and has one brother, Jonathan ... hobbies include doing yoga, going to the mall, watching movies and relaxing under the sun ... biggest athletic thrill was winning the Southern California qualifier against the team that won Junior Olympics ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the coaches, proximity to home, team and weather.
LEE'S CAREER MATCH HIGHS
Category, #, Opponent/Date
Kills: 3 -- 2x, last vs. Air Force (10/19/13)
Attempts: 7 -- 2x, last vs. UC Irvine (9/21/13)
Assists: 57 -- 2x, last vs. Boise State (9/28/13)
Aces: 3 -- 2x, last at St. Francis (9/12/14)
Digs: 34 -- vs. Sacramento State (9/7/12)
Points: 5.5 -- vs. Air Force (10/19/13)
PLAYER FUN FACTS
Favorite Color: Pink, purple
Favorite Stuffed Animal & Name: Pillow pet zebra named Pixie
Pets Growing Up: Pomeranian named Lady
Favorite Saying/Motto: "Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose" - Friday Night Lights (TV series)
Favorite Hobbies: going to beach with friends and exploring my hometown of San Francisco
Something Most People Would be Surprised to Know About Me: I got a black belt when I was 8.
My Biggest Fans: Mom and Dad
When I was a Little Kid I Wanted to be a: Dolphin trainer.
Intended Career Profession: Physical therapist
Dream Job: CIA agent
Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: Greece
Favorite Place to take Visitors to Fresno: Doghouse Grill
Favorite Type of Food: Japanese
Favorite Ice Cream: Fresno State's Cake Batter Cookie Dough
Favorite Snack: Watermelon
Favorite Pizza Toppings: Chicken and broccoli with white sauce
Favorite Drink: Hazelnut iced coffee
Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby
Favorite Singer: Katy Perry
Favorite CD. Red by Taylor Swift
Favorite Song: We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
Favorite Movie: The Proposal
Favorite Actor / Actress: Ryan Reynolds / Kristin Kreuk
Favorite TV Comedy: Modern Family
Favorite TV Drama: Beauty and the Beast and Nashville
Favorite TV Reality Show: Keeping up with the Kardashians
Favorite Video Game: Band Hero
I Chose Fresno State because: of the hot weather, but now it's too hot! I also came for the volleyball program. I really wanted to be coached by Coach Lauren.
First Athletic Award When You Were a Little Kid: free throw shooting contest trophy
Favorite Pro Team: SF Giants
Favorite volleyball international/pro/or Team USA Player: Misty May-Treanor
Favorite non-volleyball pro player: Buster Posey
Most famous person that I have met: Misty May-Treanor
Funniest player on the volleyball team: Zana Bowens
Funniest moment with the volleyball team: Last spring, Katie got lost in Disneyland and Mallori had to go find her.
If I didn't play volleyball, I would play: Basketball
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