Valerian, Williams Record Career-Highs In Kills
2005: Was a redshirt due to injury.
2004: Awarded second-team All-Sun Belt for the second straight year ... Started in all 30 matches as a junior ... One of only two Mean Green players to play in a team-high 104 games ... Tied for second all-time for block assists in a single match (10) versus New Mexico State ... Led team in kills (335), hitting percentage (.254) and total blocks (82) last year ... Ranked tenth in the conference in kills per game (3.22) ... Finished fifth in conference-games only in kills per game (3.69) ... Ranked eighth in hitting percentage (.287) in conference matches ... Established career highs in kills (23) versus South Alabama, attacks (45) against Denver and New Mexico State, and digs (17) versus South Alabama ... Also had career highs in block assists (10) and total blocks (11) against New Mexico State ... Posted double-figure kills in 18 matches ... Had at least 10 kills in 18 matches and at least 15 kills in nine ... Made at least five digs in 11 matches and at least three blocks in 17 ... Also had eight matches with at least two aces.
2003: Played in 35 matches (starting all 35) and 133 games as she emerged as one of the best players in the Sun Belt Conference ... Named second-team All-Sun Belt Conference ... Selected as the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week on Oct. 13 ... Ranked 10th in the league in kills per game with a 3.45 average ... Ranked first on the team in blocks (101), first in attack percentage (.295), second on the team in kills (459) and third in service aces (37)... Recorded 18 matches with at least three blocks ... Posted double-figure kills in 25 matches and 20 or more five times, including 22 twice ... Hit a career-best .688 against New Orleans on Oct. 10, posting impressive numbers of 22 kills in 32 attempts without a single error ... The .688 attack percentage was the sixth highest in the Sun Belt for a single-match and the 10th highest in North Texas history ... Her 459 kills are the fifth most for a single season in school history and the third-most ever at North Texas by a sophomore.
2002: Made an immediate impact as a freshman, playing in 121 of 126 games and in all 33 matches ... Started 32 matches ... Finished season with 316 kills, the second most on the team, for a 2.9 kills per game average ... Also blocked a team-best 89 attacks, the most blocks by a freshman at North Texas since Tanya Samples recorded 99 in 1999 ... Posted 38 service aces for the third highest total on the squad ... Piled up a school-record 10 service aces against Grambling State and achieved her first career double-double with 11 kills in the match as well (making her the only player in school history to record a double-double for aces and kills) ... Recorded 21 kills and seven blocks, both career highs, against Sun Belt champion Western Kentucky for her best match of the season ... Registered double-figure kills in last eight regular-season matches ... Had 15 double-digit kill matches ... Recorded six matches with at least five blocks, including last three regular-season matches.
High School: Named to the Third Coast All-Tournament team in 1998 ... Named to the 1999 District 15-5A Honorable Mention Team ... Named to the 1999 Who's Who Among Student Athletes ... Was a 2000 and 2001 first-team all-district selection ... Was the 2001 District Most Valuable Hitter ... Named to the 2001 Kingwood All-Tournament Team ... Was a 2000 U.S. Olympic Camp invitee ... Also recruited by Wichita State, Southwest Missouri State and Memphis.
Personal: Born May 23, 1984 ... Daughter of Thomas and Whitney Gregory ... One younger brother, Todd.