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8   Naomi Washington
Naomi Washington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, LA

High School:
Warren Easton

Height:
6-4

Position:
OH


Long Beach State (2008): Named AVCA All-America as an honorable mention ... A first-team All-Region selection as well as a first-team All-Big West nod ... Led the conference in hitting percentage at .351 ... Third on the team with 288 kills on the season ... Led Long Beach State in blocking with 115 total blocks as well as 103 block assists ... Led team in kills on five occasions ... Had double-digit kills 12 times ... Started the season with an 11 kill effort against San Francisco ... hit .800 with no errors against Central Connecticut State ... set a season high with 16 kills at UC Davis on .542 hitting ... hit .542 with 14 kills the regular season finale against Colorado State ... hit .412 with eight kills in the team's first round NCAA win over Pepperdine.

Long Beach State (2007): Played in 26 matches, starting 25 ... missed seven matches over three weeks due to injury ... finished fifth on the team in kills ... made a career high four assists against Virginia Tech ... hit .417 with six kills at St. John's ... made a then season high eight kills in a three-game win over Denver ... tied that mark with eight kills at home against Cal State Northridge ... filling in for an injured Alexis Crimes, had a huge match against Pacific, setting season highs in kills and digs, finishing with 16 and 5 respectively ... had a second double-figure kill match in the NCAA Tournament against No. 5 USC, hitting .348 with 10 kills.

(2006): Appeared in 54 games, averaging 2.30 kills per game while hitting .203... missed several matches the last half of the season due to injury... had a career-high 20 kills in a five-game win over Saint Mary's at the Nebraska Invitational... hit .211 and added five digs and five blocks... had 12 kills and five blocks in a home win over UNLV while hitting .303 (12-2-33)... 12 kills in home win over Cal State Northridge... hit a season-best .500 (6-1-10) vs. Alabama State and hit .500 (8-0-20) vs. #1-ranked Nebraska... had nine kills and hit .308 in home win over UCSB.

(2005): Redshirted.

Warren Easton High School: Played both basketball and volleyball for the Fighting Eagles ... Earned high school MVP honors her freshman and senior years ... named league MVP in volleyball her junior and senior years ... named Best Offensive Player in volleyball her freshman and senior seasons ... earned All-American status on her Cajunland club volleyball team (17 and 18's AAU).

Personal: One of her sisters played basketball for Oklahoma and her brother plays basketball for Texas Tech ... majoring in Communications ... nickname is Nay-Nay.

2008 Highs:
Kills: 16, at UC Davis (9/27/08)
Total Attacks: 37, vs. UC Irvine (11/12/08)
Digs: 5, 2x, last at Florida State (9/4/08)
Assists: 2, 2x, last vs. Pepperdine (12/5/08)
Aces: 2, 2x last at CS Northridge (11/24/08)
Block Solo: 2, 2x, last at UC Riverside
Block Assists: 7, 2x, last vs. Pepperdine (12/5/08)

Career Highs:
Kills: 20, vs. St. Mary's (9/2/06)
Total Attacks: 57, vs. St. Mary's (9/2/06)
Digs: 5, many times
Assists: 4, vs. Virginia Tech (9/1/07)
Aces: 2, 2z, last at CS Northridge (11/24/08)
Block Solo: 2, many times
Block Assists: 7, 2x, last vs. Pepperdine (12/5/08)

Career Statistics
Year S K K/S E TA PCT AST A/S SA D D/S BS BA TB/S
2005 Redshirted
2006 54 124 2.30 48 374 .203 4 0.07 1 33 0.61 10 29 0.72
2007 92 144 1.57 59 425 .200 14 0.15 1 53 0.58 6 57 0.68
2008 122 288 2.36 72 616 .351 7 0.06 7 51 0.42 12 103 0.94
Totals 268 556 2.07 179 1415 .266 25 0.09 9 137 0.51 28 189 0.81

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