She ranked second among all tournament participants in kills and points.
Cami Richan, Athlete of the Week
JUNIOR YEAR | 2012: Shared the team's Offensive Player of the Year award...one of two players to see action in all 109 sets...started 19 matches...recorded a team-leading 321 kills and 2.94 per-set average...produced a career-best 27-kill performance against Arkansas State...hit .446 in that match, connecting on 27 of 56 attempts with just two errors...that single-match performance was ranked fourth in the Mountain West...collected 47 total kills at the Rice Invitational to earn all-tournament team honors...also earned the Air Force Athlete of the Week award following that weekend...tallied double-digit kill totals in 14 additional matches, including a 19-kill performance in the win over Army...led the team in kills during 12 matches...recorded a career-best hitting percentage of .583 against Norfolk State (7k-0e-12a)...hit over .350 in five of last seven matches...recorded 43 total blocks (five solo, 38 assisted)...collected solo stops against Northern Colorado, Navy, Army, San Diego State and Nevada...accounted for a career-best five assisted blocks against New Mexico...posted season-best tallies in digs (5) and assists (2) against Army...recorded only service ace of the season at Northern Colorado...moved into the program's Division I top-10 in kills with a career total of 683 (10th).
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2011: Received the program's Coaches Award...started every match and saw action in all 96 sets...led the team with a 2.97 kills-per-set average...averaged a team-leading 3.16 kills-per-set during Mountain West matches...that average was the best among MW underclassmen and ranked sixth overall in the conference...also ranked eighth in conference-only matches with a 3.52 points-per-set total...that mark is also the highest amongst underclassmen...collected a team-leading 285 kills...recorded a career-best 17 kills at Denver and again at home against Wyoming...also recorded at least 15 kills during three additional matches...collected a season-best .345 average at Wyoming, recording 10 kills on 29 attempts with no errors...led the team in kills during 15 matches and tied for the lead in an additional three...ranked second on the team with 166 digs and a 1.73 digs-per-set average...accounted for a career-best 11 digs twice (against South Carolina Upstate, at New Mexico)...added double-digit dig totals in two additional matches...recorded 25 blocks, including six solo stops...recorded three solo blocks against UNLV...first recorded a season-best three blocks against Bryant (all assisted)...added 14 service aces and 15 assists...recorded a pair of aces against Purdue, UNLV and TCU...posted two assists in three separate matches (against New Mexico, against Hofstra, at UNLV)...recorded double-doubles against Northern Colorado (16 kills-10 digs), at Denver (17 kills-10 digs) and SC Upstate (16 kills-11 digs).
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2010: Saw action in 69 sets...was in the starting rotation for 12 matches...tallied 77 kills...recorded a career-best eight kills against Bryant, New Mexico and San Diego State...hit at a .132 clip (77k-47e-227a), which ranked fourth on the team...posted a career-best .538 (8-1-13) against Bryant...that was the second-best single-match hitting percentage on the team in 2010...also led the team in hitting against Utah (.286) and BYU (.188)...recorded 18 total blocks...posted a solo block against Wyoming...assisted on 17 blocks...tallied a career-best four assisted stops against Bryant...led the team in blocks against TCU and San Diego State...recorded 16 digs...posted a personal-best two digs in five matches (Bryant, Hofstra, San Diego State, Wyoming, Utah)...added six assists, highlighted by a five-helper outing at UNLV.
HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Lone Peak High School...lettered three years in volleyball...coached by Deanna Meyer...member of back-to-back state championship teams (2007, 2008)...also a member of the team that finished second in 2009...claimed all-state and all-region 4 first-team honors in 2009...earned all-state and all-region honorable mention honors in 2008...member of the 2009 Utah senior all-star team...served as junior varsity captain in 2008 and varsity captain in 2009...also lettered four years in track and field...competed in the high jump...named to the Honor Roll...also earned Academic All-Region 4 honors...competed at the club level for Utah Peak Performance...coached by Brooke Huebner...team competed at the Junior Olympics in 2008 and 2009... member of the squad that placed first at the 2009 Vegas Invitational.
PERSONAL: Full name is Camille Marie Richan...goes by Cami...nickname is "Cambam"...daughter of Bill and Janette Richan...has three siblings - Bradi, Madi and Abbi...majoring in human factors...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Flight Commander and the Executive Officer of Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET)...has also held positions of Major Training Events Clerk, Athletic NCO, MTE NCO and Training Clerk...named to the Athletic Director's List...ranked #70 athletically among the Class of 2014...hobbies include snowboarding...worked ESET and Falcon Sports Camps over the summer...a random fact is that the middle toes on both feet are webbed...greatest personal moment in sports came from winning the state title two years in a row...member of Cadet Squadron 40.