2007: Saw action in 94 games...started 28 matches...missed one match due to injury...led the team in kills (241) and service aces (25)...one of two Falcons to surpass the 200-total in kills and digs (215)...one of just three to clear the 100-total in both categories...matched the program's Division I single-match record with seven service aces against Quinnipiac...led the Mountain West Conference for aces in a match...tallied the team's best single-match kill output of the season...earned 29 kills at Marist...that was also the third-best total in the conference...posted a team-leading seven double-doubles... surpassed the double-digit kill total during nine matches and the double-digit dig total during 10 matches...posted a season-high 18 digs on three separate occasions...recorded 15 digs as the Falcons set a new Division I team record (95) against North Carolina A&T...led the Falcons in kills during 10 matches and digs during six...averaged 5.57 kills (39 total) and 5.00 digs (35 total) during the second day of action at the Lady Panther Invitational...also added six combined aces during the two matches...totaled 14 assists and 21 blocks...had a season-best three blocks (one solo, two assisted) against San Diego State...named to the all-tournament team at the Air Force Invitational...received the team's Best Offensive Player award.
2006: Named Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year...the only Falcon to play in all 88 games...was the only athlete to start every match...led the team in kills with a 2.62 per game average...posted a team-best 231 total kills - the only Falcon to surpass the 200-kill plateau...posted the team's best kill total in 17 of 28 matches...led the Falcons in kills during 11 of the last 13 matches...posted the team's best hitting percentage in six matches...tallied a career-best 17 kills against Western Carolina...ranked second on the team with 28 service aces...posted a 1.90 digs-per-game average (167 total)...assisted on 24 blocks...chipped in four service aces and assisted on six blocks against Centenary...also added four aces in the Falcons' record-setting performance against Norfolk State...collected three double-doubles on the season, including a 10-kill/17 dig performance in collegiate debut...one of four freshmen in starting rotation of season-opening meet...named to the all-tournament team at the William and Mary Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Pleasant Valley High School - Three-year letterwinner in volleyball...coached by Dave Davis...named 2005 Female Senior Athlete of the Year...team co-MVP...earned the Most Valuable Defense Award...served as team captain as a junior and senior...two-time EAL first-team all-league hitter...two-time first-team hitter for the Northern Section...named to the PVHS all-tournament team...named local newspaper's Prep Athlete of the Week...member of three Northern Section and EAL championship teams...three-year letterwinner in basketball...earned the Coaches' Award and the Viking Award...lettered one year in track and field...Northern Section high jump champion...earned the team's Outstanding Performer Award...also lettered one year in softball...winner of the Achievement Builds Choice Award...Scholastic all-CIF selection...received an academic letter as a freshman...nominated for the "Who's Who Among American High School Students"...winner of the American Legion Award.
CLUB: Played for the Creekside Volleyball Club...coached by Tom Melton...also played for the Club Shasta Creations...coached by Mike Haworth.
PERSONAL: Born May 18, 1987...daughter of Richard and Karen Batchelder...has one older brother, Ryan (22), and one younger sister, Stephanie (18)...Ryan is currently in the Air Force Reserves-Security Forces...attended the Academy's prep school...majoring in foreign area studies with a focus on North Africa...also earning a minor in French...future plans include playing for the All-Armed Forces Volleyball Team, traveling the world and eventually becoming a sports journalist...greatest moment in sports came from going to the state volleyball semifinals during sophomore year of high school...paternal grandfather and uncle were both pilots...great-great uncle was a Brigadier General in the Army...member of Cadet Squadron 31...served as Public Affairs Representative...hobbies include painting, camping, reading, music, movies, working with children and spending time with family...spent the summer participating in the Academy's French Language Immersion program in Morocco, camping with family in Oregon and working Basic Cadet Training.