Right-side Alli Spurrier hits .400.
Awards handed out at year-end celebration.
Alli Spurrier receives first-team nod.
Utes outblock Golden Bears, 18.0 to 8.0.
Spurrier ties career high with nine kills for second straight match.
Spurrier Notes: A left-handed player who is a very good jumper ... a flyer and a smooth athlete who is very fluid in all of her movements ... a very good blocker ... big and has a feel for the block as well.
2012: Pac-12 All-Academic First Team ... averaged 1.49 kills per set with a .295 hitting percentage in Utah's last 10 matches ... posted six kills and five blocks at Cal (11/19) ... tied career high with nine kills in back-to-back matches at Arizona (11/17) and Arizona State (11/6) ... registered 2.25 kills per set with a total of 18 kills on 41 swings and just three errors for a .366 hitting percentage on the road against the Sun Devils and Wildcats ... had at least three kills in each of Utah's last 10 matches ... averaged 1.32 kills per set with a .295 hitting percentage and 0.63 blocks per set for the season ... set new career high with nine kills on a .333 hitting percentage to go with four blocks against Arizona State (11/16) ... posted four kills and three blocks versus UCLA (11/10) ... tied career high with eight kills on a .368 hitting percentage to go with five blocks against USC (11/9) ... turned in four kills and had a career-high six blocks at Washington (11/4) ... eight kills and four blocks at Washington State (11/2) ... had five kills on only nine attempts with just one miscue for a team-high .444 hitting percentage against Oregon (10/28) ... pound eight kills against Oregon State (10/26) ... had five blocks and tied career high with two digs against Arizona State (10/14) ... converted five kills on five swings for a 1.000 hitting percentage against Washington State (10/6) ... posted two kills and a block at Oregon State (9/30) ... had six kills and four blocks versus Stanford (9/21) ... tied season high with two blocks against Portland State (9/8) ... turned in five kills on 10 swings with just two errors for a .300 hitting percentage and also had two blocks against Santa Clara (8/31) ... had three kills on three swings for a 1.000 hitting percentage against Utah Valley (8/28) ... went for four kills and had a block against Weber State (8/25).
2011: Tied personal-best with three kills in second career start versus Oregon State (9/23) ... tied career high with three blocks in three different matches: against UC Riverside (9/10), No. 15 Oregon (9/24) and Washington State (10/7) ... had career bests in kills (three) and blocks (three) in first career start against UC Riverside (9/10) ... posted career-high two digs versus BYU (9/10) ... had first career kill and career-high two blocks versus Colgate (9/2).
High School/Club: Selected to 2010 4A State Tournament team ... served as team captain ... three-time team MVP ... all-state team in 2009 ... averaged 18 kills, five blocks and two service aces during career at Olympus High School for coach Sam Vaitai ... pounded 487 kills during her senior season ... hit for a .890 hitting percentage at the 2009 Kansas City Qualifier ... named MVP of High Country club team, which was the No. 1 team in the western region ... Spanish Club President at Olympus High School ... member of the school's Be Strong Association ... honor roll student.
Personal: Major is undeclared ... born Jan. 7, 1993 ... daughter of Lori and Steve Spurrier.
Career Highs Kills 9, 2x (MR vs. Arizona, 11/17/12) Hitting % 1.000 vs. Washington State (10/6/12) Attempts 21 vs. Arizona State (11/16/12) Assists 1, 2x (MR vs. Colorado, 11/23/12) Service Aces --- Digs 2, 4x (MR vs. Arizona, 11/17/12) Blocks 6 vs. Washington (11/4/12)
2012 Season Highs Kills 9, 2x (MR vs. Arizona, 11/17) Hitting % 1.000 vs. Washington State (10/6) Attempts 21 vs. Arizona State (11/16) Assists --- Service Aces --- Digs 2, 3x (MR vs. Arizona, 11/17) Blocks 6 vs. Washington (11/4)