2012-13 Sand Volleyball
Niatha Cullen
Niatha Cullen
No.: 21
Cl.: Jr.
Ht.: 5-10
Hometown (Last School): Chana, Ill. (Oregon)
Rosters: 2013-14 Sand Volleyball
2012-13 Sand Volleyball
2011-12 Sand Volleyball
2012 (Sand): Saw action in all five duals matches and three tournaments as a sophomore … teamed with junior Nicole Teplitz to earn three-set win at the No. 4 flight in the inaugural match vs. UNF (3/9) … also earned a two-set win at the No. 2 flight vs. Florida Atlantic (3/29) … finished 17th with Teplitz in the Siesta at Fiesta Key tournament.

2011: Appeared in 57 sets as a sophomore … finished with 101 kills and 76 digs … recorded 14 kills and 14 digs against UTEP (9/17) … also had a double-double at Stetson (9/24) with 12 kills and 12 digs … recorded two service aces to go along with 13 kills against Savannah State (9/11) ... earned A-Sun all-academic honors for her work in the classroom.

2010: Appeared in 48 sets as a true freshman … recorded 70 digs and tallied 27 kills … had five or digs on nine occasions, including 14 at Florida A&M (11/6) … also tallied nine digs and a season-best four kills vs. New Mexico (9/18) … produced four kills again and six digs at Stetson (9/25).

High School: Four-year starter as an outside hitter/middle blocker at Oregon High School … helped lead the Hawks to three straight conference and regional championships as a freshman, sophomore and junior … as a senior, she was a unanimous first team all-conference selection after tallying 306 kills, 294 digs, 81 blocks, 31 aces and a .326 hitting percentage … as a junior, she was named second team all-conference after tallying 207 kills, 315 digs, 69 blocks and 29 aces … as a sophomore, she was named third team all-area after finishing with 203 kills, 169 digs, 55 blocks and 22 aces … as a freshman, she was an honorable mention all-area honoree after tallying 189 kills, 171 digs, 71 blocks and 17 aces … in club play, she was a member of the Louisville Nationals from 2007-08 … also a four-year starter in softball as a utility player … named to the honor roll all four years.

Personal: Born March 14, 1992, in Rockford, Ill … daughter of Michael and Susan … has two sisters: Shannon and Breanna; and a brother, Jacob … major is exercise science.