Spent her summer playing with the U.S. National Team ... The only current collegiate player on the Olympic squad ... The first Stanford women's player to have participated in the Olympics and return to play for the Cardinal ... Named the 1998 Gatorade Circle of Champions National High School Volleyball Player of the Year ... Only high school player to compete for U.S. National Team at the World Championship Qualifier in January of 1999 ... Competed for the U.S. Junior National Team, along with fellow Stanford sophomore Ashley Ivy, at the 1999 Junior World Championships in Canada ... An absolutely incredible athlete with amazing power and grace ... Excellent arm swing gives her ability to terminate the ball ... Glides through the air with an excellent vertical jump ... Already has played volleyball at the highest levels of competition at an early age ... Has been the subject of a large amount of national, regional and local media interest with feature articles appearing in magazines such as Sports Illustrated For Women and ESPN Magazine.
As a Senior in 2002 - AVCA National Player of the Year ... AVCA First-team All-American ... Honda Award winner for volleyball ... NCAA Final Four All-Tournament selection ... NCAA Pacific Regional Most Outstanding Player (Stanford, Calif.) ... Pac-10 Player of the Year ... Becomes only the third player in league history to repeat as P.O.Y., joining former Cardinal Kerri Walsh (1998, 1999) and UCLA's Daiva Tomkus (1988, 1989) ... Starting outside hitter ... Pacific Regional MVP ... First-team Pacific All-Region ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention pick ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week (11/25) ... AVCA/Sports Import National Player of the Week (11/25) ... NACWAA/State Farm Classic MVP ... Notched double figures in kills in 29 of 30 matches played and has 16 double-doubles on the year ... Averaged 4.89 kills, 0.34 service aces, 3.28 digs, 0.82 blocks and 5.81 points per game ... Has 1,939 career kills and is the all-time leader at Stanford surpassing Kristin Klein (1,909) and is third in the Pac-10 ... Her 171 career service aces ranks second on The Farm and third in the league ... Averaged 5.02 kills per game for her career which ranks second all-time in the conference record books ... Hit a career-high .654 (18-1-26) against Arizona State (11/8) ... Tallied a season-high 29 kills versus USC (10/4) ... Ranks third in the Pac-10 in kills per game (4.94) and points per game (5.81), eighth in hitting percentage (.322) and ninth in digs per game (3.17) ... Led the team with 24 kills and 14 digs against Pacific (12/7) ... Averaged 4.75 kills, 3.95 digs, 1.05 blocks and 0.50 service aces in the postseason ... Tallied 13 kills, 21 digs and two service aces in the semifinal win over Hawaii (12/19) ... Notched 16 kills, 13 digs, four blocks and four service aces against USC (12/21) in the championship final.
As a Junior in 2001 - AVCA National Player of the Year ... Honda Award winner for volleyball ... ASICS/Volleyball Magazine National Player of the Year ... AVCA first-team All-American ... NCAA Final Four MVP ... NCAA Regional (Stanford, Calif.) Most Outstanding Player ... Pacific All-Region selection ... Pac-10 Player of the Year ... First-team A
ll-Pac-10 selection ... Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention pick ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week five times this season, including a conference record three consecutive weeks ... AVCA/Sports Import National Player of the Week (11/12) ... Jefferson Cup MVP ... All-Tournament selection at Verizon/Texas A&M Invitational ... Averaged 5.09 kills, 0.54 service aces, 3.49 digs and 0.90 blocks per game this season ... Played in 122 games (35 matches) ... Has recorded 10 or more kills in 50 of 51 matches, dating back to last season ... Notched a double-double in 25 matches ... Tallied a season-high 28 kills in 3-2 win over Pacific (10/23) ... Had a season-high 20 digs at Washington (9/21) ... Ranked first in the conference in kills, service aces and points per game ... Ranked second in the league in digs per game ... Had 20 or more kills in 16 matches this season ... Ranked in the top 25 nationally in kills per game ... Recorded a season-high four service aces vs. Arizona State (11/24) ... Had 20 kills and 11 digs while hitting .419 in 3-2 win over Arizona (11/17) ... Notched at least one service ace in eight of her last nine matches ... Tied for second at Stanford in career service aces with 135 and second in single season aces with 66 ... Had a team-leading 621 kills this year (ranks first at Stanford for a single season) ... Averaged 6.05 kills, 4.16 digs and 0.53 service aces per game in the postseason ... Ranks third on the Cardinal's single-season digs list with 426 in 2001 ... Tallied a match-high 22 kills and five blocks against Nebraska (12/13) in championship semi ... Had match-high 25 kills and 12 digs along with five blocks vs. LBSU (12/15) in championship match.
As a Sophomore in 2000 - Missed month and a half of the season while playing on the U.S. National Volleyball Team in the 2000 Olympics (squad finished fourth in Sydney) ... First team All-American ... First team All-Region selection ... First team All-Pac-10 selection ... Set a career high with 39 kills vs. UCSB (12/1) - just two kills shy of the school record ... Recorded a season high seven blocks vs. the Gauchos (12/1) as well as 23 digs ... Despite missing the first half of the season, she led the team in kills with 328 ... Averaged 5.86 kills, 3.20 digs, 0.41 service aces and 0.86 blocks per game ... Hit .350 on the year ... Notched double figures in kills in 16 consecutive matches ... Had eight double-doubles (kills-digs) on the year ... Had 27 kills and 20 digs vs. USC (10/20) ... Had 25 kills (in just three games) vs. Pacific (11/7) ... Led team with a 3.20 digs per game average ... First on the squad with 23 service aces ... Versus nationally ranked teams, she hit .325 while averaging 5.67 kills and 3.29 digs per game ... Tallied 20 or more kills in seven matches this season (out of 16) ... Recorded a career high five service aces vs. Washington (11/2) ... started 16 out of 16 matches played ... Had 26 kills and 19 digs vs. UW (11/2) ... Notched at least one service ace in four out of her last five matches ... Hit .435 (25-5-46) vs. Pacific (11/7) ... Block "S" Outstanding Female Sophomore Award winner.
As A Freshman in 1999 - Became only the fourth player in the history of women's collegiate volleyball to be named a First Team All-American by the AVCA and was the only freshman on the 1999 squad...A Second Team All-American choice by Asics/Volleyball...Also selected National Freshman of the Year by Volleyball Magazine and Asics/Volleyball, District 8 Freshman of the Year by the AVCA and Pac-10 Freshman of the Year...Earned All-District 8 and All-Pac-10 honors...Earned a spot on the 1999 Pacific Regional All-Tournament team after combining for 31 kills in wins over Arizona (12/9) and UC Santa Barbara (12/10)...Joined Kerri Walsh on the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team thanks to a career-high 27-kill performance in NCAA semifinal win over Long Beach State (12/16)...Led the Cardinal and ranked second in the Pac-10 in both kills (4.63 kpg) and service aces (0.45 sapg)...Ranked second on the club in digs (2.73 dpg) ... Finished with a total of 472 kills, while also adding a .320 attack percentage (#8 Pac-10) and a 0.94 block per game average...Her 46 total service aces rank fourth on Stanford's all-time single-season list...Posted 20 or more kills seven times, including the career-high 27 in the NCAA semifinal win over Long Beach State (12/16), vs. Oregon State (26, 10/1), vs. UCLA (24, 11/5), at Arizona State (24, 11/12), at Louisiana State (21, 9/8), vs. Pacific (21, 10/19) and at California (20, 9/21)...Named the AVCA National Player of the Week (10/25) after combining for 35 kills in key victories over then #2 Hawaii (10/24) and #3 Pacific (10/19)...Twice chosen Pac-10 Player of the Week (9/20, 10/25)...Posted double-digit kills in 28 of 34 matches...Hit .500 or better four times, including a career-best .577 (17-2-26) versus Oregon (9/30)...Had double-digit digs 10 times, including a career-high 18 vs. Santa Clara (12/3) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Posted a career-high eight blocks, including four solos, in win at Washington State (9/17)...Led or co-led Stanford in kills in 21 of 34 matches ... Recorded nine double-doubles (kills-digs).
National Competition - Has made the final U.S. National Women's Volleyball Team 12-player roster to participate in the 2000 Olympic Games, along with 1999 Stanford teammate Kerri Walsh...Has been one of the top players on the current U.S. National Team during its pre-Olympic Tour and has traveled to such places as Russia, Brazil, Switzerland and the Netherlands...On a team made up mostly of college graduates, was the only high school representative on the U.S. National Women's Volleyball Team at the World Championship Qualifier in San Antonio in January 1999 ... Also toured the Dominican Republic and Cuba with the national squad ... Was the youngest member of the 1996 U.S. Junior National Team (16 years old) but still led the team in blocks and kills.
Prep - Holds Utah state records for career kills and service aces...Helped lead Highland High School to two state championships ... Featured as a 1997 Old Spice Athlete of the Month in Sports Illustrated ... Has been featured on ESPN's "Scholastic Sports America" ... Also competed in basketball and track at Highland High School ... All-state selection in basketball ... Placed third in the state in the javelin as a senior ... Graduated with a 4.00 GPA and ranked first in her class.
Personal - Undeclared major ... Born May 25, 1981 ... Daughter of Melvyn and Kristine Tom.