2011: Played in 25
matches with 23 starts...appeared in 81 sets...named to the UConn
Invitational All-Tournament team (9/3)...won the team’s Iron
Crusader Award, as the player who has excelled in the weight room
and shows the best overall performance...received the team’s
Raising the Bar Award, as a player who has shown the most
improvement in the weight room...ranked second on the team with a
career-best 63 total blocks...her 0.78 blocks per set ranked eighth
in the Patriot League...also tallied 70 kills...had five kills and
a team-best six blocks in the victory over Providence (8/31)...led
the team with five blocks in the sweep of Central Connecticut
(8/26)...posted 10 kills and three blocks against Binghamton
(9/3)...tallied seven kills as the Crusaders defeated Howard
(9/3)...led the team with five blocks in the victory over
Maryland-Eastern Shore (9/10)...led the team with five blocks at
Bryant (10/5)...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy...named
to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2010: Played in 24 matches with 13 starts…appeared in 77 sets…ranked second on the team with 0.49 blocks per set and was third with 38 total blocks…recorded 94 kills…tallied 11 kills and five blocks in the win over Bryant (10/6)…posted 10 kills and six blocks in the victory at Lafayette (10/23)…recorded 11 kills versus Army (10/30).
2009: Started in all 29 matches and played all 105 sets…led the team with 58 total blocks...either led the team or tied for the team-lead in blocks 17 times...fourth on the team with a career-best 139 kills…recorded seven kills and four blocks at Harvard (9/22)…tallied a season-best 10 kills at Colgate (9/25)…recorded nine kills during the victory over Bryant (10/8)...totaled eight kills against Lehigh (11/13).
Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Churchill County H.S. for coach Natalie MacDonald...captain as a senior...member of the 2008 All-Sierra Nevada team...2008 honorable mention High Sierra League and 2007 honorable mention High Desert League...earned second team 2006 All-High Desert League accolades and 2006 All-Sierra Nevada honorable mention...three-time member of the Academic All-State team...had 340 career kills and 497 career blocks...as a senior she had 115 kills and 121 blocks, while as a junior she had 123 kills and 195 blocks...as a sophomore she recorded 102 kills and 181 blocks...team won the 2007 High Sierra Tournament Silver Division and the 2006 High Sierra Tournament Bronze Division...played for the Capital City 18 Red club team...had a class rank of four...National Honor Society President...Sophomore Class President and Freshman Class Treasurer...member of the 2006 Student Council All-State Academic team.
Personal: Daughter of Lowell and Sherry Black...father was a member of the rodeo team at Boise State (Class of 1985) which made it to the national finals...has one sister (Molly)...a Psychology major.
Black's Career Statistics