DENTON, Texas (8/01/07) - Miranda Orr joins the Mean Green volleyball coaching staff as an assistant after a stellar playing career and coaching stay at UT-Permian Basin.
Orr spent the last three seasons as an assistant with the Falcon volleyball program helping the team to the regional tournament each year. As a player, she was a four-year starter at outside hitter and earned 2001 All-Red River Athletic Conference and NAIA Region VI first-team selections.
One of the most celebrated players in UTPB history, Orr currently ranks third all-time in the Falcon record books in kills (838) and digs (1,138), fourth in service aces (150) and fifth in attacks (2,211). She was given the team’s offensive MVP award as a junior, and earned the Falcon Award, a spirit distinction presented by UTPB Athletics.
On the club volleyball front, Orr’s West Texas Juniors squad qualified for nationals in 2006 and 2007.
Orr, a former standout volleyball player at Odessa Permian High School, earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in 2003, and is married to Shane Orr, who played soccer at UTPB.