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 balanced Fresno State offense features three players in kill double-figures.
Zana Bowens nearly doubled her aces career high with five vs. the postseason returnees.
Zana Bowens and Jaimee-Lee Morrow help shoulder 'Dog offense in the comeback victory.
Freshmen Carly Scarbrough and Haylee Roberts boosted the `Dogs offensively vs. Louisiana-Lafayette.
Fresno State Volleyball vs Fresno Pacific, Save Mart Center, Fresno, Calif., 9/23/14. Photos by Keith Kountz, Copyright 2014.
Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara, 9/6/14, at Sacramento State Invitational (By Geoff Thurner, 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
Last updated: December 9, 2014
FRESNO STATE ACCOLADES
Academic All-MW (2013)
2014 (SENIOR): Started in 17 of 30 matches en route to playing in 96 sets... was fourth on the team in kills and aces with a total of 96 (2.14 k/s) and 11 (0.11 a/s)... set a season high mark of 16 kills in 5 sets against Sacramento State... tied her season high of 11 digs twice this season vs San Diego State and at San Jose State... recorded her career high of 7 assisted blocks this season against Utah State in a 5 set match...earned a season high of three aces against Louisiana-Lafayette... she logged 10 games with 10+ kills this season, at Sacramento State (16), UC Santa Barbara (14), LIU Brooklyn (10), San Diego State (15), San Jose State (11), Colorado State (10), Utah State (14), Air Force (11) and New Mexico (13)...tallied two double-doubles on the season vs San Diego State (15 kills, 11 digs) and at San Jose State (11 kills and 11 digs).
2013 (JUNIOR): Played 51 sets at outside hitter among her 20 matches of play ... was one of the team's most called upon serving specialists and stood fourth overall on the team in service aces (0.20 p/s) ... she connected on two aces vs. NCAA Tournament returnees Wichita State and No. 20 Oregon and also at New Mexico, and also posted one in wins vs. Portland, UC Irvine and SJSU ... she logged a season-high two kills at Nevada, and her digs season high (2) came vs. UP and Boise State ... logged season-high two points in four matches vs. Ducks, Lobos, Shockers and Wolfpack ... overall, among the 20 matches she played, led the team in aces twice in tilts at Air Force and vs. No. 20 Oregon.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 23 matches and 51 sets as an outside hitter ... recorded 32 kills and hit .155 ... averaged 0.63 kills, 0.31 digs and 0.13 blocks per set ... recorded a season best eight kills at Boise State, she hit .500 against the Broncos in the `Dogs first MW match ... hit .500 or better in four matches ... hit a career-high 1.000 with four kills at CSU Bakersfield ... tallied three aces on the year, including a multi-ace effort against San Diego State ... collected 16 digs and two assists ... had a total of six blocks on the year, one solo and five assisted ... recorded a season best two blocks against New Mexico ... averaged 0.75 points per set and had a total of 38.5 points on the year.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in 26 matches, including nine starts, for a total of 82 sets ... on the season, recorded 125 kills (1.52 kps), 37 digs (0.45 dps), 16.0 blocks (0.20 bps), 140.0 points (1.71 pps), six service aces and five assists .. reached 10 or more kills and 10 or more points in four matches ... posted season-best 13 kills ,14.5 points and three blocks in 3-2 road win at San Jose State (9/29/11) ... contributed season-best seven digs in season opening five-set loss to Cal Poly (8/26/11).
HIGH SCHOOL: Morrow helped lead her Victorian State Indoor Team to three straight national titles and the Victorian Beach Team to a national championship title. In 2010, Morrow earned the National All Star 7 Award at the Australian National Junior Championships. In 2008, she garnered her Victorian State team's most valuable player award. Her playing experience includes club volleyball for Heidelberg Volleyball Club and the Melbourne Falcons along with time at Billanook College, the Victorian Junior State Team, the Victorian Open Team and the Australian Junior and Youth Team. Before playing volleyball, she played tennis for seven years.
PERSONAL: Parents are Melissa and Gordon and has a younger brother, Aaron ... enjoys going to the beach, longboarding and reading ... most admires her brother because of everything he has been through ... list Patrick rafter (Australian tennis player) as her favorite athlete because he works hard both on the court and in the community.
MORROW'S CAREER MATCH HIGHS
Category, #, Opponent/Date
Kills: 16 -- at Sacramento State (9/5/14)
Attempts: 49 -- vs. Utah State (9/15/14)
Hit Pct.: 1.000 -- 2x; last at CSU Bakersfield (10/25/12)
Assists: 2 -- 4x, last vs. San Diego State (10/23/14)
Aces: 3 -- vs Louisiana-Lafayette (8/29/14)
Block Solos: 1 -- 3x, last vs. New Mexico (9/27/12)
Block Assists: 7 -- vs Utah State (11/15/14)
Total Blocks: 7 -- vs Utah State (11/15/14)
Digs: 11 -- vs. San Diego State (10/23/14)
Points: 17.5 -- vs Utah State (11/15/14)
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