SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008): Played in 69 sets...served as the starting setter in 12 matches...collected 349 assists...recorded a personal-best 38 against North Carolina State...also surpassed the 30-assist mark against UC Davis (35) and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (35)...collected at least 20 assists in five additional matches...led the team in assists during 12 matches...also recorded 13 service aces, 13 kills and five assisted blocks...the 13 aces tied for the team lead...recorded a season-best two aces in matches against North Carolina State, Southern Illinois-Edwardsville and San Diego State...posted a career-best three kills against NC State...collected a personal-best two assisted blocks against UC Davis...posted one of the team's seven double-doubles against North Carolina State with 38 assists and 12 digs...named to the Mountain West Conference All-Academic Team.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2007): Played in 49 games...served as the starting setter against New Mexico...recorded 121 assists...posted a career-best 21 against Texas-San Antonio...also reached the 20-assist plateau against Texas-Pan American...recorded 15 service aces...tallied a career-best four aces at TCU... ranked third in the MWC for aces in a league match with that four-ace match...accounted for two aces in matches against BYU and San Diego State...also tallied five kills, 40 digs and one assisted block...shared the team's annual Coaches' Award.
HIGH SCHOOL: Bishop Lynch High School - Three-year letterwinner in volleyball...coached by John Haroun...team captain as a senior...named to the Denton Ryan Kickoff Classic all-tournament team...three-time all-district selection...member of the 2004 TAPPS 6A state championship team...member of two undefeated district championship teams...was on the 2005 regional championship team...selected as District Newcomer of the Year (2004)...served as captain of the freshman team in 2003...BLHS female nominee for the Wendy's High School Heisman...member of the National Honor Society...three-year member of Mu Alpha Theta...earned the 2007 Faculty Science Award for Environmental Science...also earned the Faculty Award Honorable Mention for AP Calculus...National Merit Letter of Commendation..."Who's Who of American High School Students"...2006 TAPPS 6A academic state and district champions...literary criticism state champion...earned three top-three finishes in academic competitions (persuasive speaking-2nd, literary criticism-2nd, computer science-3rd)...2006 AP Scholar Athlete...recipient of the 2006 USAA National Leadership Merit Award.
CLUB: Played for the Dallas Premier 18 Mizuno...coached by Mark Pryor...finished third at the 2004 National Invitational Tournament...qualified for 2007 nationals with a third-place finish at the North Texas Regional Tournament.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Joel and Debbie Stanford...has two brothers, Blake and Jeremy...majoring in computer sciences...would like to work in the national security/intelligence field...member of Cadet Squadron 35...paternal grandfather and paternal step-grandfather served in the Air Force...maternal grandfather served in the Army...hobbies include reading, writing, listening to music and writing song lyrics...best experience at the Academy was completing recognition...spent the summer completing Operation Air Force at Mildenhall RAF, England, and working the first session of Basic Cadet Training.