The reason UW's volleyball team has won four matches this season after saving match points, and is in the NCAA regionals Friday at Nebraska, goes far beyond the court. It's from unique team bonding last summer.
2012 (As A Senior)
Played in 20 of 32 matches and started 15 in her senior season ... ranked second on the team in attack percentage (.329) and third in blocks per set at 1.20 ... led the team in blocks in three matches ... got the start in the win over Oregon State (11/17) and hit .571 (4-0-7) ... recorded 7 block assists in the 3-2 home win over No. 4 Oregon (11/16) ... subbed in at Cal (11/7) and recording a block and a dig in the win ... started but played just one set at No. 6 UCLA, with 1 block ... a pair of kills on 5 attempts at USC (10/26) ... at No. 5 Oregon (10/13) assisted on five blocks with 2 kills, 1 ace ... 3 kills, 4 blocks in win at OSU (10/12) ... had a pair of kills and 5 blocks at Colorado (10/7) ... 7 block assists and a 4-0-5 (.800) attacking line in win at Utah (10/5) ... started and was second on the team with 6 kills and 5 blocks in 3-0 win over No. 3 USC (9/28) while hitting .556 ... made first start in three weeks in five-set win at home over UCLA on 9/26, recording 2 kills, 1 ace, 5 blocks, and 2 digs ... played 2 sets in win over Seattle on 9/6, adding a pair of aces and 1 kill ... helped key UW's upset of No. 7 Purdue on 8/31, as she matched her career-high with 8 block assists in the 3-0 win, adding a season-high 3 aces and 2 kills ... played in 5 of 9 sets during the Northwest Challenge, getting the start against Gonzaga and Portland State, and posting 4 blocks, 2 digs, and an ace against the Bulldogs, and her first 2 kills of the season against the Vikings with 3 more blocks.
2011 (As A Junior)
Played in 22 sets over 15 matches, including appearances in seven Pac-12 matches ... had 10 kills on the season for an average of 0.45 per set with an attack percentage of .273 ... posted 20 total blocks for an average of 0.91 per set that ranked fourth on the team ... notched four service aces, two coming against Seattle U ... matched her season high for points with 3.5 against Oregon State on Oct. 21, getting two kills and three blocks assists plus an assist ... season-high four blocks on Nov. 12 at home versus California ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2010 (As A Sophomore)
Developed into one of the top servers on the squad, earning a serving specialist role that led to her seeing action in a career-best 101 sets ... after no aces as a freshman, she had 25 aces, second-most on the team, and her 0.25 aces per set average ranked 10th in the Pac-10 ... had four aces in the NCAA tournament, the most on the team ... career-best four aces in the Sept. 4 win over Gonzaga ... saw most of her action at middle blocker during the first half of the season, registering at least one kill in 11 straight matches in September ... named to the Bulldog Invitational All-Tournament Team, tallying 14 kills, seven blocks and two aces over the weekend ... set new career-high with eight kills on Sept. 18 vs. Robert Morris ... hit a season-best .636 on Sept. 10 at Georgia with seven kills, no errors, and 11 attempts ... highlight of Pac-10 play was the Oct. 15 match at Stanford where she had six kills while hitting .400 ... had two or more aces in five matches ... had at least one ace in seven straight matches from Sept. 11 to Sept. 25 ... had a career-best eight blocks on Sept. 3 against Portland State ... had four blocks in three-straight matches, at OSU, at Oregon, and home against USC ... named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
2009 (As A Redshirt Freshman)
Played in 45 sets and 16 matches ... third on the team in hitting with a .364 attack percentage ... finished with 44 kills on the season ... averaged 1.09 blocks per set with a total of 49 blocks for the season ... tallied 69 points this season, averaging 1.54 points per set ... Had a 1.000 hitting percentage against Washington State on Oct. 23 with 4 kills ... hit above .400 in 7 matches ... had a career-high 5 kills against Gonzaga on Sept. 5 and later tied that high with 5 kills against Stanford on Nov. 6 and California on Nov. 7 ... also had a career-high 8 blocks against Boise State on Sept. 4 ... led the Huskies in blocks on seven occasions ... a Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
Redshirted her freshman season to preserve eligibility.
In High School
Three-year letterwinner, two-time first-team All-Metro Conference selection ... named to Seattle Times All-Area team and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer All-Area team her senior season ... also named to Prep Volleyball's Senior Aces and Volleyball Magazine's Fab 50 in 2007.
Born in Seattle, Wash. to Roger and Renee Dunaway ... has two younger brothers, Grant and Ethan ... member of Bainbridge High's honor roll, 2005-2007 ... majoring in Molecular/Cellular/Developmental Biology and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies ... wans to work in women's health.