» Spike 101 With Lianna Sybeldon (GoHuskies.com; Sept. 20, 2012)
2012 (As A Freshman)
Played in 19 of 32 matches, starting six at middle blocker ... had the best attack percentage on the team, hitting .400 with 1.36 kills per set ... averaged 1.91 points per set and 0.98 blocks per set ... had four matches where she had 8 or more kills while hitting over .400 ... had 4 kills (.300 Att%) and 4 blocks in the heartstopping 3-2 win over No. 4 Oregon (11/16) where UW saved 14 match points ... subbed in at Cal (11/7) and had 4 key blocks plus 2 kills in the 3-2 win ... got the start against Colorado (11/2) and hit a team-best .571 with 8 kills on 14 swings without an error in the 3-0 win ... provided a big offensive spark at No. 7 USC (10/26), posting 9 kills on 17 swings (.412 Att%) with 3 blocks ... upped her season-high for blocks with eight at Arizona (9/22) and added five kills ... three kills on six swings vs. Washington State (9/18) ... at Portland on 9/11, rejected seven blocks to lead the team, and had her first two career assists and three digs ... became first non-OH to lead the team in points when she posted 12.5 points in the win over Long Beach State (9/7) with a season-high 10 kills and four blocks on a .529 attack percentage ... three kills hitting .333 with two digs and two blocks vs Seattle (9/6) ... had a big match in the Tiger Classic finale against Rice on 9/1, notching a season-best nine kills with just one error on 13 swings (.615) plus three block assists in the 3-0 win ... made her Husky debut in the Northwest Challenge and started her first match against Boise State on 8/24, earning a kill and four block assists agains the Broncos ... for the opening weekend, played in five of nine sets, hitting .500 with four kills and averaging 1.40 blocks per set.
High School and Personal
Born in Folsom, California ... parents are Sonja and Steve Sybeldon ... has one older sister, Gabrielle ... father, Steve, was an offensive linemen drafted in the 10th round by the New York Jets out of North Dakota ... mother, Sonja, was a dancer ... named to the 2011 Under Armour All-America Second Team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association ... earned a spot on the PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces list, ranking No. 45 overall ... named to the MaxPreps All-State First Team for Division-II as a senior ... also an All-State Second Team selection her junior year ... earned league MVP honors her senior year ... twice named All-City and All-Metro ... played club volleyball for NCVC Moxie from 2009-12, coached by Jeff and Kristi Deter ... also played in 2008-09 for Precision VBC and coach Kalani Panaganan ... interested in a career as a nutritionist.