A total of 13 LBSU student-athletes from four different sports earned a place on the Big West Fall All-Academic Team.
LBSU earned its first win over a Top 15 team since 2010 with a 3-2 win over No. 12 Hawai'i on Saturday night.
LBSU put on one of its best performances of the season, earning a 25-15, 25-17, 25-21 win on the road at Davis.
The Beach made their home debut and earned a win on Friday, taking the final three sets against Cal for a 3-1 win.
Long Beach State (2016): Made 24 starts as a redshirt sophomore, playing in 100 sets for the Beach ... despite missing three weeks with an ankle injury, was fourth on the team with 188 kills and 219 digs ... had a season-high seven blocks in a win over Duke on Sep. 9 ... recorded her first of three double-doubles in a win over Pepperdine (Sep. 10), finishing with 11 kills and 14 digs ... had a strong match in a win over No. 12 Hawai'i (Oct. 8), posting 12 kills and a career-high 23 digs before injuring her ankle in the fifth set ... after missing three weeks, returned on Oct. 28 and recorded a season-high 14 kills to go with 14 digs and six blocks against UC Irvine.
(2015): Redshirted her sophomore season due to injury.
(2014): Appeared in 20 matches, starting in 10 as a true freshman … became a six-rotation player over the final nine matches of the season … it .210 while averaging 1.17 kills per set and 1.44 digs per set … also had 24 total blocks on the year and averaged 1.66 points per set … made her first appearance as a serving sub at Illinois on Aug. 29 … took her first swing against Army on Sep. 6 and came away with her first kill after coming off the bench … had two kills against Northern Colorado on Sep. 12 … made her first start at Bakersfield on Sep. 19, hitting .280 with eight kills and four digs while playing only in the front row … had two aces as a serving sub against Oregon State on Sep. 20 … had three kills on 10 swings without an error after coming off the bench at UC Irvine on Sep. 26 … came off the bench in all four sets at CSUN on Nov. 1 to record six kills on .267 hitting with an ace, five digs and three block assists … had four aces in a start at Hawai’i on Nov .7 to go along with seven kills, 13 digs and two total blocks in the five-set win … did not make an error with five kills on 17 attempts in a sweep of Cal Poly on Nov. 14 … had four kills and 12 digs in a sweep at UC Davis on Nov. 20 … hit .400 with five kills, seven digs and four total blocks at UC Riverside on Nov. 22 … had five kills and seven digs against UC Irvine on Nov. 26 … hit .263 with seven kills, four digs and four blocks in the NCAA First Round against San Diego … hit four kills with six digs in the NCAA Second Round loss at UCLA.
Team Latvia: Has competed for Latvia on the beach volleyball junior national team since 2010 ... her best finish was a ninth-place finish in the 2013 FIVB U19 World Championships in Portugal ... also competed in the 2014 FIVB U21 World Championships ... was named the MVP of the Latvian Championships in 2014.
Personal: Born in Riga, Latvia ... her brother, Bruno, places Latvia's men's National Team ... enjoys reading, traveling, snowboarding and swimming.
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