Women's Volleyball



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Stephanie Bennett
Stephanie Bennett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
St. Agnes HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
SR-3L


2004 (Jr.): Played in 58 games during 20 matches... Hit .114 with 115 kills and 80 attack errors on 307 attempts... Finished with 34.0 blocks (4 solo)... Had five matches with ten or more kills, inlcuding tying a career high with 14 against Cal Poly 9/4... Tied previous career high of three blocks in nine different matches... Had two aces in each of the final two matches matches of the season... Recorded new career high 33 attempts and new four-game match career high 11 kills in 3-1 win at Louisiana Tech 10/2... Set personal hitting percentage high for second time in three matches, .667 (11-1-15) in 3-0 win vs. UNLV 9/10... Tied her career high of 14 kills and set then career-best hitting percentage .500 (14-3-22) in the 3-0 win against Cal Poly 9/4.

2002 (So.): Appeared in 6 matches and 7 games for the Mustangs... Recorded two kills and two assists on the season... Hit .375 against UT-Chattanooga... Had two assists and a kill against Loyola.

2001 (Fr.): Appeared in 10 matches and 18 games for the Mustangs... Hit .478 and posted a season-high 14 kills, three service aces and three blocks in her first appearance as a Pony against East Tennessee State in the SpringHill Suites Invitational... Had 13 digs at Rice... Hit .305 for the season, averaging 2.00 kills per game... Averaged 0.39 service aces per game which tied for a team-high.

Prep: Lettered three seasons at St. Agnes... A two-time All-Texas and three-time All-District selection... Named to TAPPS All-Tournament team in 2000 & 2001 as she led St. Agnes to a state title and runner-up finish in back-to-back seasons... Was named St. Agnes' captain and team MVP in 2001... A National Merit Commended Scholar... Played club for the Texas Tornadoes, finishing 10th at the 2000 Junior Olympics.

Personal: Chose SMU for its academic programs, volleyball staff and beautiful campus... Majoring in Finance with plans to move on to law school... Lists Houston Astros second baseman Craig Biggio as her favorite athlete... Says her biggest thrill was getting a college scholarship.

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