Senior Libero Averaged 6.25 Digs Per Set In Win Over Alabama
2011: Named to the SEC Community Service Team ... Started all 28 matches at libero and played in all 109 sets ... Posted 430 digs to put her atop the all-time dig list with 1,631 digs for her career ... Finished fourth in the SEC with a 3.94 dig per set average for the season ... Named the Most Outstanding Libero of the Burnt Orange Classic at the University of Texas ... Also named to the All-Tournament team at the Magnolia Invitational ... Posted double-digit digs in 24 matches, including five matches with 20+ digs ... Turned in a season-high 26 digs against Mississippi State (10/2) ... Her other matches with more than 20 digs came against Wichita State (25 - 9/4), at Alabama (21 - 9/28), at LSU (24 - 10/23), and Alabama (25 - 11/25) ... Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week after the season-ending match vs. Alabama as she averaged 6.25 digs per set ... Tallied a career-high 16 assists in a win over Northwestern (9/9) at the Magnolia Invitational ...
2010: Played in all 30 matches, drawing the start as the libero in all of them ... Broke the 1,000 dig mark against Arkansas (10/17) when she came up with 18 digs to hel the Rebels beat the Razorbacks ... Named to the All-Tournament team at the Northwestern Challenge ... Came up with a career-high 37 digs in a win over Southern Miss (9/10) at the Magnolia Invitational ... Posted 26 double-digit dig performances on the year, including 10 matches with more than 20 digs ... Six of those matches with 20+ digs came in Southeastern Conference play ... Named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 19 after helping the Rebels to wins over Alabama and Mississippi State ... Put down her only kill of the season against No. 21 Tennessee (11/21) ... Put up a career-high seven assists twice (vs. Texas Tech - 8/28; at Alabama -10/24) ... Delivered a career-high four service aces against North Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (12/4) ...
2009: Appeared in all 30 matches on the season as the starting libero ... One of only three players to play in all 30 matches along with senior hitter Caitlin Weiss and sophomore middle Regina Thomas ... Led the team with 429 digs for an average of 3.90 digs per set ... Also posted 72 assists and 17 service aces, tying for second most aces on the team ... Named the MVP of the Magnolia Invitational after coming up with a combined 58 digs in the four matches ... Came up with a season-high 27 digs against UAB to help the Rebels claim the tournament title ... Broke the 20 dig mark seven times on the season ... Matched the 27 digs at Georgia (10/4) ... Put down a season-high five service aces against Southeast Missouri (9/11) at the Marriott Courtyard Classic ... Came up with a season-high six assists against Auburn (11/22) ...
2008: Appeared in all 29 matches, starting 14 matches ... Played in 107 sets ... Returning digs leader with 259 digs, third most on the season behind seniors Allison Weber and Rachel Kieckhaefer ... Averaged 2.42 digs per set, second best on the team ... Tied for the team-high in service aces with 29 ... Tallied 13 double-dig performances on the year, including a season-high 17 in the season finale at Arkansas (11/29) ... Nine of those 13 performances came in Southeastern Conference play ... Recorded her only kill against South Carolina (9/26) ... Tallied a season-high six assists at Mississippi State (11/16) ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years at Mercy Academy in Louisville, Ky., under Todd Garvey ... Served as team captain for two seasons ... Named a Kentucky High School Activities Association Honorable Mention Seletction ... Helped lead Mercy Academy to a state runner up finish and two appearances in the state semi-finals during her career ... Also helped her high school to a No. 1 national ranking ... Also lettered one season in basketball ...
CLUB: Participated in KIVA for eight years ...
PERSONAL: Daughter of Keith and Cindy Springer ... Born: January 28, 1990 ... Father, Keith, played baseball for the University of Louisville ... Sister, Molly Alvey, is head coach at Houston and played volleyball and basketball for Centre College ... Major is Psychology.
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