The Fresno State volleyball team kicked off the 2012 season with a win over their alumni on Saturday afternoon.
The Fresno State volleyball team was picked to finish fourth at the end of its first season in the Mountain West Conference.
Fresno State volleyball kicks off the 2012 season with fall camp starting Aug. 7.
WAC releases its 2011 All-Academic teams for the fall sports; Bulldogs show well in the classroom
The Fresno State volleyball team took time on Sunday to make a trip up to Children's Hospital Central California.
Last updated: June 12, 2012
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE: Sciacca is pronounced "SHOCK-ah"
FRESNO STATE ACCOLADES:
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 20 matches for a total of 49 sets, including five starts ... on the season, recorded 50 kills (1.02 kps), 21 blocks (0.43 bps), 13 digs (0.27 dps) and three assists (0.06 aps) ... post season-best seven kills twice and five or more kills in six matches ... notched season-best five blocks in 3-1 road win at Sacramento State.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in five matches for a total of five sets... made four attack attempts.
HIGH SCHOOL: A dominant middle-blocker, who helped launch Lewis-Palmer High School to the 2009 Colorado 4A state championship game ... recorded 606 kills with a .420 hitting percentage and 214 blocks in her prep career ... during her senior season, she posted 308 kills and 117 blocks, to lead the Colorado Springs 4A Metro League and ranked sixth in the state of Colorado in 4A in both categories ... named to the AVCA Under Armour High School All-American watch list, the Denver Post State Championship all-tournament team (twice), second-team all-state, second-team all-region, Colorado Springs Metro League all-conference, a Junior Olympic Qualifier and JNQ all-star ... earned team's coach's award and best offensive player (twice) ... set school record for blocks per season ... led team in kills and blocks as a senior and junior ... three-year varsity letterwinner ... also appeared in 2008 Colorado 4A state semifinals.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 23, 1991 in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... parents are Anthony and Kathleen Sciacca ... has three sisters, Eryn, Kellie and McKenna ... former club teammate Ellen Miks plays volleyball at the University of New Mexico ... enjoys the outdoors, hiking, boating and spending time with family and friends ... favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong because he overcame so much and still is strong, great and determined to win ... biggest athlete thrill was when her high school team, as an underdog, beat the favorite Mullen, to advance to the state championships ... most admires her grandparents and parents because they are so supportive and loving ... interested in pursuing a career in elementary education ... chose to attend Fresno State because she really respected the coaching staff and knew there are great things to come.
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