2009: Started in nine matches and was a serving specialist as a freshman…racked up a season-high 11 kills and hit a season-best .500 (11-2-18) at USC Upstate…finished with a season-high seven digs at UCF (8/28)…tallied a season-best two service aces vs. UNF (9/16)…notched a season-high two blocks at Louisiana Tech (9/4)...set a season-best two assists vs. Bethune-Cookman (8/29)…earned A-Sun all-academic honors and was named to the Dean’s List.
Prior to JU: Spent her freshman season at Florida State where she sat as a redshirt.
High School: Four-year starter at St. Ursula Academy...holds the Ohio state record with 997 career kills while also leading the Arrows to a combined 97-12 record...set school record with .378 career hitting percentage...as a senior, she earned All-America and Prep Volleyball's Top 250 Senior Aces honors along with first team all-city, all-district, all-state accolades...set a state record for kills in a match (27) on two occasions...as a junior, she was named Division I “Player of the Year” and Prep Volleyball’s Top 50 Juniors while also earning first team all-city, all-district and all-state accolades...as a sophomore, she led Usula Academy to an Ohio state record 57 consecutive wins running from 2004-05...also set the school season record with 305 kills...became the only Division I sophomore to earn honorable mention all-state honors...also earned first team all-city and all-district accolades...as a freshman, she helped lead the Arrows to a 29-0 record, a state championship and a No. 5 national ranking...named to the senior all-academic team and was a member of the honor roll all four years...in AAU play, she was a member of the USA Junior National Team from 2004-07...also played for Toledo Volleyball Club and Team Atlantis, where she helped the squad place second at the 2008 Nationals in Dallas...part of the Ohio Valley High Performance Team in 2004.
Personal: Born July 17, 1990, in Toledo, Ohio...daughter of Jay and Karen...has a brother, Miccoy...father, Jay, was inducted into the Ohio Powerlifting Hall of Fame in 1993...uncle, Kevin Balogh, played for the Atlanta Braves (1977-80)...uncle, Kenny Balogh, played baseball at Ohio State (1977-82)...proposed major is psychology.