JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Played in three matches and in seven games... 5 kills vs. Illinois for a .417 hitting percentage... Had 5 block assists vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
RS FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Played in 19 matches making three starts... Posted a career best six blocks against IPFW... Averaged 0.41 bpg during the season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
A 2005 graduate of MacArthur High School in Irving... Two-year starter and three-year letterwinner at MacArthur High School... Led the team in serves and block kills senior year... First-team all-district in 2004... Two year all-city team and 2004 all-city team most valuable player... Also a starter and letterwinner freshman year at Coronado High School in El Paso... Member of Texas Advantage Volleyball 18's Molten Team... Also participated in basketball and track... 2004 all-district in basketball... Three time all-district and two appearances at regionals in track... Member of the National Honor Society.
Full name: Ekaette Shammah... Born: October 16, 1986 at Tulsa, Okla... Parent: Margaret Shammah (three brothers, two sisters). Brother, Ibok, was a four-year letterman in football at UTEP (2001-04) and played for the Bakersfield Blitz of the Arena Football League. Sister, Mercy, played volleyball at Long Island University. Sister, Enobong, earned two letters in volleyball at Arizona (2004-05)... College: Jones.
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Owls Sweep FIU in C-USA Opener
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