Delavane Diaz
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    Delavane Diaz

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tampa, Fla.

    High School:
    Berkeley Prep

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Outside Hitter

    Birthdate:
    04/19/1982

    Experience:
    3L

    Cadet Squadron:
    02, The Deuce

    2002
    Named team most valuable player, sharing the honor with teammate Tiffany Bishop ... Led the team in kills for the third consecutive year ... Finished the year averaging 3.70 kills per game (kpg), ranking sixth in the conference ... Career average of 3.70 kpg ranks third all-time at the Academy ... Ranks second all-time (Division I only) in career kills with 970 ... Notched a season-high 24 kills against San Francisco and NAU, one shy of a career high... Had over 20 kills in three matches and tallied double figures in kills in 21 matches ... Notched a season-high 16 digs twice ... Led the team with 39 service aces, which ranked fifth in the league ... Earned her third consecutive selection to the Mountain West all-academic team.

    2001
    Named team most valuable player ... Led the team in kills for the second consecutive season ... Had a season-high 23 digs against Central Florida ... Had over 20 kills in three matches ... Notched a season-high 14 digs against New Mexico ... Led the team with 17 service aces ... Had a team-high 727 attacks.

    2000
    Played in 83 of the team's 86 games ... Led the team in kills (326) and kills per game (3.93) ... Third in the Mountain West in kills ... Notched a career-high 25 kills on 62 attempts against Colorado (four games) ... Led the team in digs (244) and digs per game (2.94) ... Second in the conference in digs ... Notched a career-high 24 digs in just three games against Wisconsin-Green Bay ... Second on the team and ninth in the conference in service aces (24) ... Named Mountain West player of the week (Sept. 18) after leading team to a 4-1 record for the week ... Mountain West academic all-conference team ... AFA's freshman of the year.

    HIGH SCHOOL - Berkeley Prep
    Four-year letterwinner in volleyball ... Coached by Randy Dagostino ... Team most valuable player ... 1999 Gatorade Florida Volleyball Player of the Year ... St. Petersburg Times/Florida Dairy Farmers state player of the year ... All-Suncoast player of the year ... Three-time state champion ... Lettered six years in tennis and two in basketball ... Three-time winner of Coaches Awards in tennis ... MVP of junior varsity basketball team ... Presidential Scholar* ... Cum Laude Society ... University of Pennsylvania Book Award ... National Honor Society ... President of National Spanish Honor Society ... National Merit Scholar.

    PERSONAL
    Majoring in astronautical engineering ... Made the dean's and commandant's lists her first year at the Academy ... Greatest moment in sports was winning the 1998 Mideast National Qualifier with her Tampa Bay Juniors club team.

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