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10  Briana Fleener
Briana Fleener

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Lemont, Ill.

High School:
Joliet Catholic Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
Middle Hitter


2009: Played in 19 matches while starting nine ... Proved to be the most proficient blocker on the squad, averaging 1.20 blocks per set ... Ranked third on the team with 56 block assists ... Fell one block assist short of the school record with 11 at UCF ... Put down a career-best seven kills and hit .556 against Savannah State.

2008: Did not compete (Redshirt)

Joliet Catholic Academy: Helped team to share of conference championship and outright sectional and regional championships as a senior ... Named to the ESCC (East Suburban Catholic Conference) All-Conference team in her final campaign ... Voted Most Improved Player by her teammates in 2007 ... Herald News Second-Team All-Area selection ... Played for head coach Chris Scheibe ... National Honor and National Spanish Honor Society member ... Mu Alpha Theta (mathematics honor society for high school students) member.

Personal: Brother Jacoby plays football at Stanford University ... Advice to young girls wanting to play volleyball is to know that no matter what obstacles come your way, and no matter how hard it gets, those circumstances will only shape you into becoming a better athlete. If you truly love the sport, work hard and don't let anything stand in your way of achieving your goals. ... Got her start in volleyball in sixth grade because all of her friends were trying out for the team, so she did too.

About Fleener
Full Name: Briana Lynn Fleener
Birthdate: November 24, 1989
Paremt: Michelle Nagel
Major: Undecided