- Turk Hava Yollari Sport Club
- United States
- Birth Date
- Birth Place
- Arizona, USA
- 191 cm
- 83 kg
Position: Middle Blocker
Hometown/Residence: Burnsville, Minn. / Burnsville, Minn.
Birth Date: Aug. 4, 1992
College/Major/Grad Year: University of Minnesota / Sport Management and Communications / NA
Joined Team: May 2014
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2014 – Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)…Pan American Cup (Silver)…USA Volleyball Cup vs Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th in Preliminary)
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 - Totaled 14 kills, two aces and a block during the Montreux Volley Masters, her first senior National Team tournament…Selected Best Blocker at Pan American Cup.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 - Selected AVCA All-America First-Team an unanimous All-Big Ten...the University of Minnesota, finished career Ranked fifth all time in total blocks (507), the best career hitting percentage (.369) and ninth all-time in career kills (1,479). 2012 - Tabbed AVCA All-America Second Team as a junior and named a unanimous All-Big Ten selection. 2011 - Named AVCA All-America Honorable Mention and All-Big Ten honoree. 2010 - Received All-Big 10 Honorable Mention and Big 10 All-Freshman Team honors.
OTHER USA VOLLEYBALL EXPERIENCE: Leading scorer on the U.S. Girls' Youth National Team that captured gold at the 2008 NORCECA Girls' Youth Continental Championship.
CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Named Tournament MVP of the 17-1s AAU National Championship team and was on the All-Tournament team in 15-1s and 16-1s...Helped lead that club team to back-to-back-to-back AAU National Championships and a second place finish in the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships...Claimed all-tournament honors final three years competing in the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships...In her senior season, led Burnsville High School to a 21-9 overall record and a No. 2 seed in the Class AAA State Tournament, where it finished in third place...Named to Class AAA All-Tournament team...Tabbed as No. 13 on prepvolleyball.com's top seniors in the nation.
PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 4, 1992...Daughter of David and Pamela Dixon…Majored in sport management at University of Minnesota with a focus on communications.