Montana advanced to face No. 1 Portland State Friday night
Montana finishes 16-15, a 10-win improvement from 2012
Middle blocker led Montana to wins over Sacramento State and Montana State
Montana vs. Weber State (11/9/13)
Montana vs. Idaho State (11/8/13)
Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/31/13)
Montana vs. Montana State (10/21/13)
Montana vs. Southern Utah (10/11/13)
2012 (junior season): Academic All-Big Sky Conference ... Second-team All-Big Sky Conference ... One-time Big Sky Conference Player of the Week ... Started all 29 matches and played in all 115 sets ... Led team in both hitting percentage (.338) and blocking (1.26/s) ... Hitting percentage the second-highest single-season average in program history ... Blocking average tied for second in the Big Sky, hitting percentage ranked third ... 126 block assists the seventh-best single-season total in program history ... Hit .347 in 20 league matches to rank second in the Big Sky ... Finished second on the team in kills (2.42/s) and third in service aces (13) ... Recorded 10 or more kills 12 times, with a season-high 19 against Sacramento State ... Reached double-figure kills twice in nine pre-conference matches, then 10 times in 20 Big Sky matches ... Hit a better average than the overall team hitting percentage in all but four matches ... Hit .300 or better 16 times, .400 or better eight times and .500 or better five times ... Hit a season-high .688 in four-set win over Northern Colorado, with 11 kills and no errors in 16 attacks ... Had a season-high 12 blocks in three-set win over Sacred Heart ... 16 times had five or more blocks ... Upped total blocks from 87 as a sophomore to 145 as a junior ... Earned first career player of the week award after averaging 2.67 kills on .537 hitting and 1.17 blocks per set against Montana State, North Dakota and Northern Colorado.
2011 (sophomore season): Academic All-Big Sky Conference ... Started 23 of 24 matches and played in 96 of 97 sets at middle blocker ... First year at middle blocker after playing right side as a freshman ... Ranked second on the team in hitting percentage (.244) and blocks (0.91/s) ... Averaged 1.46 kills per set and added nine service aces ... Reached double figures in kills three times, with a season-high 12 on .458 hitting in home win over Montana State ... Hit .875 (7/0/8) in win over Stony Brook at Temple's tournament and .750 (10/1/12) in road win at Weber State ... Had five or more blocks in 10 matches, with nine coming in home wins over Northern Colorado and Weber State ... Totaled 27 blocks over the season's final four matches.
2010 (freshman season): Academic All-Big Sky Conference ... Montana Invitational all-tournament team ... Played in all 28 matches, getting 27 starts at right-side hitter ... Ranked third on the team in blocks (0.72/s) and fourth with 163 kills (1.54/s) ... Averaged 1.30 digs per set and added 48 assists ... Finished with four double-figure kills matches, with a season-high 16 against North Dakota ... Hit a season-high .400 against Eastern Washington, with 15 kills and one error in 35 attacks ... Blocked a season-high nine balls against Northern Arizona and seven in Big Sky tournament against Portland State.
Career Highs (entering the 2013 season)
Kills: 19, Sacramento State (11.17.12)
Attacks: 39, Portland State (10.27.12)
Hitting pct.: .750 (10/1/12), Weber State (10.7.11)
Assists: 6, Arkansas-Little Rock (8.28.10)
Service aces: 2, four times
Digs: 23, Colorado (9.4.10)
Blocks: 12, Sacred Heart (9.1.12)
Prep: A 2010 graduate of Auburn Riverside High ... Led the Ravens to a 27-8 record as a senior and a third-place finish at the Class 4A state tournament ... Named a Highest Honorable Mention All-American by PrepVolleyball.com ... A four-time first-team All-South Puget Sound League (SPSL) North selection and the 2009 SPSL North MVP ... Seattle Times All-Area and first-team all-state as a senior ... A member of the University Place Volleyball Club that finished 30th in the 18 Open division at the 2010 USA Volleyball Junior Olympic Championships in Reno, Nev.
Personal: Born March 19, 1992, in Renton, Wash. ... The daughter of John and Connie Bray ... Has an older brother, Kyle ... A psychology major.
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