Owls' Season Comes To An End At 21-10
McDaniel, Mikesky selected to C-USA First Team
Records second-straight 20-win season
Rice clinches berth in C-USA Championship
Junior earns All-District 15 First Team Honors
2014 (RS Soph.-Rice): Named to the C-USA All-Conference Second-Team ... Became the 13th Owl to be named to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Selected to the All-Rice Invitational I Team and All-Marquette Invitational Team ... Named the Hally Beth Poindexter Award (Team MVP) ... earned the Owls' Scholar-Athlete Award ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... led the team with 16 double-doubles, the most by an Owl since 2006 ... ranked sixth in C-USA in kills per set (3.42), points per set (3.82) and total kills (407) ... led the Owls in total kills, kills per set and points (454.5) ... played in 119 sets ... had 10 or more kills in 26 of 33 matches played ... set a career-high with 18 kills on three different occasions (Aug. 30 vs. Fresno St., Sept. 20 vs. SFA, Oct. 19 at UTSA) ... hit a season-high .500 (18-of-34) vs. Fresno St. (Aug. 30) ... 19 matches with 10 or more digs, including a season-high 18 in a win at Marquette (Sept. 12).
Florida State (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 18 games, making four starts as a redshirt freshman in 2013 ... Totaled 71 kills (1.5 per set) on 212 attacks and had eight service aces ... Sixth on the team in digs with 77.
High School:Ranked No. 39 on the PrepVolleyball.com senior class ratings ...Culminated her high school career with 6.3 kills per set, 466 digs, 105 service aces and 63 total blocks ...Named to the Under Armour Girls High School All-America Second Team ...Special mention on PrepVolleyball.com's All-America list ...Four-sport athlete at Schulenburg High, also playing basketball, tennis and running track ...Earned a spot on theVolleyballMagazine/Rox Girls' Fab 50 list ...Four-time all-state volleyball selection at Schulenburg High ...Excelled at basketball and track & field, being named a two-time all-state basketball selection while placing fourth in the state of Texas in triple jump ...Qualified for doubles in the state tennis tournament and won the regional tournament.
Personal: Parents:Shawn and Renee Mikesky ... Cousin, Shane Mikesky, is a wide receiver on Purdue's football team ... College: Sid Richardson ... Was a multiple-sport athlete who performed well at volleyball, basketball, track, tennis and swimming growing up ... Academic all-state selection in high school in volleyball and basketball.
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