Redshirt season...spent 2008-09 year practicing with team after transferring to WSU.
Started 21 matches at South Dakota State as a freshman in 2007...helped lead the Jackrabbits to the Summit League title and the school's first trip to the NCAA Div. I Championship tournament...had 124 kills in 81 games (1.53 kills per game), fifth-best on the team...also tallied 45 blocks and 149.5 points.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned six letters at Crosby-Ironton High...three in volleyball as an outside hitter for coach Jill Kovatovich...three as a center on basketball coach Randy Swanhorst's team...junior year named to volleyball All-Mid-State Conference honorable mention after tallying 303 kills...earned all-conference honors in basketball...selected to Pepsi Mid-State Conference all-staff team...senior year named all-conference in volleyball after posting 409 kills...repeated as all-conference player in basketball...named to Minnesota High school league AA all-star team...named Lakes Area Player of the Year by the Brainerd Daily Dispatch for both volleyball and basketball...a member of the Heartland North Volleyball Club team, playing for coach Ken Miller.
Born in January 1989, in Phoenix, Arizona...mother Sandra Bottone works for the state of Minnesota...younger brothers Wade, Nate and Sam...older sister Angel...enjoys playing sports...undecided on major at WSU.