Valerian, York Named To All-Tournament Team
North Texas Defeats UT San Antonio, 3-1
2002: Played 86 games in 28 matches, starting 22 contests . . . 118 kills (1.37 per game), .130 hitting percentage, 33 assists (0.3 per game), 39 aces (0.4 per game), 40 digs (0.47 per game) . . . 45 total blocks (four solo, 41 assisted) . . . Second straight season with at least 100 kills and 45 blocks . . . 0.52 blocks per game was the third highest average on the team . . . Although played 34 more games her freshman season, had eight more digs (40) her sophomore campaign . . . Season-high 11 kills against Southern Illinois in second match of the season . . . Had at least five kills in 13 matches . . . Smashed six kills in nine attacks with no errors against UT-San Antonio for a season-high .667 hitting percentage . . . Season-best six blocks against Mississippi State in the Mean Green’s first match of the season . . . Eight matches with at least three blocks.
2001: Competed in all 29 matches and 120 of a possible 124 games as a freshman . . . Started three matches . . . Freshman season was highlighted by a 10-blocks and seven-kills performance against Florida International on Oct. 19 . . . 10 block assists vs. FIU ties the second most in school history for a single match . . . Recorded five or more kills 17 times and 10 or more three times . . . Posted 10 kills in the Mean Green’s match against Florida International in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament . . . Finished season with 166 kills, which was the third most on the team . . . Recorded a team-best 84 blocks . . . Registered at least four blocks in nine outings.
High School: Voted the Smoky Hill High School MVP in 2000 . . . Tabbed First Team All-Aurora by the Aurora Centinal . . . Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post All-State Honorable Mention . . . Received the Front Range Volleyball Club Commitment to Excellence Award . . . Given the Smoky Hill HS Coach’s Award. Club: 1998 Regional Champions . . . 18th in 15 Club Junior Olympics in Dallas (1998) . . . Third Coast Champions in 17 Club (1999) . . . 18th in 16 Club Junior Olympics in New Orleans (1999) . . . Tallied 64 kills in 31 games for a 2.1 average in club play last season.
Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1982 . . . Stepfather is Richard Meehan and mother is Jane Pope Meehan.