Xavier Finished With Its Fourth-Straight 20+ Win Season
Lucich Serves Five-Straight Points To Win Fifth Set
Dunaway Produced A Match-High 10 Kills For XU
No. 2 Xavier Awaits The Winner of No. 3 VCU/No. 6 Butler
Smith Named All-Conference First Team For Second-Straight Year
GoXavier.com sat down with Xavier volleyball head coach Mike Johnson to discuss the team's success during the 2012 campaign and take a look ahead at the 2013 season.
2012 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
2012: Earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team and Big Orange Bash All-Tournament Team distinctions ... Finished season with 115 sets played in 32 matches ... Tallied 270 kills, 114 digs and 62 blocks in final season ... Registered 12 kills against Coastal Carolina ... Posted a career-high 19 kills to go along with a career-high 19 digs in win at Miami (Ohio) ... Against Loyola Marymount, recorded 13 kills and four blocks ... Had an 11-kill effort at La Salle ... In a match versus crosstown-rival Cincinnati, registered 17 kills, 12 assists and a career-high seven blocks ... Followed with 12 kills at No. 18 Dayton ... Notched 11 kills, five blocks against George Washington ... Hammered home 13 kills with a .571 hitting percent in a win at VCU that gave Xavier second-place outright in the A-10 regular season ... Recorded 11 kills versus No. 12 Dayton ... In final collegiate match against Ball State, registered 12 kills (.357 hitting percentage).
2011: Played in 25 matches in her first season as a Musketeer, starting seven times ... named to the 2011 Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... third on the team in total blocks with 50 ... recorded a career-high 12 kills in the A-10 Championship match vs. Dayton and the last match of the season against Lipscomb ... recorded a career-best six assisted blocks against George Washington ...passed 10 digs vs. Dayton.
Prior to Xavier: Spent the last two years at Salt Lake Community College ... was on the varsity team all four years in high school ... team won the State Championship her freshman year ... named to the All-Region team twice ... received two tournament MVPs
Personal: A Liberal Arts major ... daughter of David and Penina White ... born April 8, 1991 in Salt Lake City, Utah ... father played football at the University of Cincinnati ... has six siblings