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23   Brittney Herzog
Brittney Herzog

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boonville, Mo.

Last College:
Missouri State-West Plains

Height:
6-0

Position:
MB


Long Beach State (2008): Earned first-team All-Big West honors after her first season at The Beach ... Second on the team and in the conference with a .348 hitting percentage ... Joined the starting lineup against No. 8 Florida and held the spot the remainder of the season ... Averaged 1.83 kills per set ... Had seven kills on .429 hitting against the Gators in her first start ... Topped double-digits for the first time with 13 kills against American ... Made six kills with no errors on .600 hitting in a win over Cal Poly ... Set a career high with 16 kills on the road at Cal Poly on .609 hitting ... Earned Big West Player of the Week after that performance ... Matched that total with 16 kills on .538 hitting against Cal State Northridge ... Set a career best with seven blocks against Cal State Fullerton, adding 11 kills ... Led team in kills twice, and had double-digit kills on five occasions.

Missouri State - West Plains (2007): Selected as a junior college All-American in her only year at Missouri State - West Plains ... also named first team all-region ... helped lead the team to an 11th place finish nationally ... also won their region ... averaged 3.63 kills per game, hitting over .400 with 500 kills ... also finished the year with 160 blocks, 414 digs and 34 aces in 138 games played while playing around in all six positions.

Missouri (2006): Spent one prior year in Division I with the Tigers ... originally scheduled to redshirt, played in 15 matches, including two NCAA tournament games... helped defeat No. 5 Texas with four blocks and four kills against the Longhorns ... hit .500 with three kills against Kansas State on Oct. 21 ... made four blocks and four kills in the NCAA tournament opener against Santa Clara ... started the final match of the season against Stanford ... finished the season with 23 kills and 17 blocks.

Boonville High School: A two-sport standout in both basketball and volleyball ... a two-time All-Missouri selection in both sports ... also earned all-conference and all-district honors with both teams ... a three-time district and conference champion in basketball ... won district and conference championships all four years in volleyball while playing under her mother, Dina Herzog.

Personal: Born May 9, 1987 in Cape Girardeu, Mo. ... parents are Joe and Dina Herzog ... father runs a golf course, while her mother is a coach and a fourth-grade teacher ... also related to former Major League Baseball manager Whitey Herzog ... originally recruited by most of the Big 12, chose her parents' alma mater of Missouri ... enjoys shopping and the beach ... majoring in communications, with a minor in fashion design.

2008 Highs:
Kills: 16, 2x, last vs. CS Northridge (11/21/08)
Total Attacks: 26, at CS Northridge (11/21/08)
Digs: 4, 2x, last at UC Irvine (10/16/08)
Assists: 1, many times
Aces:
Block Solo: 2, vs. Notre Dame (10/21/08)
Block Assists: 6, 2x, last vs. CS Fullerton (11/4/08)

Career Highs:
Kills: 16, 2x, last vs. CS Northridge (11/21/08)
Total Attacks: 26, at CS Northridge (11/21/08)
Digs: 4, 2x, last at UC Irvine (10/16/08)
Assists: 1, many times
Aces:
Block Solo: 2, vs. Notre Dame (10/21/08)
Block Assists: 6, 2x, last vs. CS Fullerton (11/4/08)

Career Statistics
Year S K K/S E TA PCT AST A/S SA D D/S BS BA TB/S
2008 105 192 1.83 53 399 .348 5 0.05 0 36 0.34 7 71 0.74
Totals 105 192 1.83 53 399 .348 5 0.05 0 36 0.34 7 71 0.74
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