Will play at least six matches over two weeks in June against Chinese professional clubs in Beijing and Shanghai.
Utes clinch second title of spring exhibition season.
Right-side Alli Spurrier hits .400.
Homestanding Utes did not lose a set.
Alli Spurrier receives first-team nod.
Dalton Notes: Has developed into Utah's defensive stopper on all of other Pac-12 team's top outside hitters ... represented Utah as a member of the U.S. Women's National A2 Team last summer ... emerged as one of the top freshmen in the Pac-12 by the end of the 2011 season ... came off the bench for the first six matches of 2011, but once she started figuring the game out, she did not come off the court ... made a big impact on blocking ... a hard worker who everyone on the team respects ... mentally tough ... becoming a more complete player with two years under her belt.
2012: Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-12 ... 10th in Pac-12 with 1.14 blocks per set in league play and 1.06 blocks per set overall (144th in the NCAA) ... averaged 1.78 kills per set with a .254 hitting percentage ... tallied seven kills and three blocks against Colorado (11/23) ... tied career high with eight blocks at California (11/19) ... turned in nine kills at Arizona (11/17) ... tied career-high marks with 12 kills and eight blocks at ASU (11/16) ... had five blocks against UCLA (11/10) ... turned in a career-high 12 kills with a .462 hitting percentage against USC (11/9) ... posted eight kills in both matches at Washington State (11/2) and Washington (11/4) ... had seven kills on 13 attempts with three miscues for a .333 hitting percentage at No. 6 USC ... tied for team-high honors with four blocks at No. 7 UCLA (10/17) ... compiled a .727 hitting percentage with eight kills on 11 swings and no errors against Arizona State (10/14) ... had eight kills against Arizona (10/12) ... posted six kills and six blocks against Washington State (10/6) ... registered a team-high nine kills against No. 2 Washington (10/5) ... had six blocks at Oregon State (9/30) ... had a team-high eight kills with just two errors to go with four blocks at Oregon (9/28) ... tied career highs with 11 kills and eight blocks to go with a .319 hitting percentage against No. 6 Stanford (9/21) ... hit for a career-high-tying 11 kills against Cal Poly (9/14) on a season-high .588 hitting percentage with just one error on 17 swings ... hit for a .357 hitting percentage against Portland St. (9/8) ... had seven blocks against Bowling Green (9/8) ... turned in eight kills and had two blocks at BYU (9/7) ... turned in seven blocks to go with eight kills on a .294 attack percentage at UC Davis (8/31) ... had eight kills on a .333 hitting % along with four blocks versus Portland (8/25) ... posted nine kills at Utah State (8/24).
2011: Set new career high with 11 kills against No. 7 California (11/3) ... also had seven blocks against the Golden Bears ... tied career high with 11 kills at Arizona State (11/12) to go along with six blocks ... registered 10 kills on 28 attempts with only two errors in win at Washington State (10/7) ... had 10 kills on 28 attempts with three errors in five-set victory at No. 16 Oregon(10/28) ... had four career double-digit-kill games during first season with Utes ... had six kills without an error on eight swings for a .750 hitting percentage against Boston College (9/3) ... posted five kills against both No. 2 UCLA (9/30) and No. 5 USC (10/2) ... registered eight blocks against No. 15 Oregon (9/24), previous season-high was one ... turned in a career-high five digs in win over Arizona State (10/14).
High School/Club: All-state selection as a junior and sophomore (2010 team has not been announced yet) ... named the Region 15 MVP during her junior season ... was the subject of a feature article in the AVCA's Phenom Magazine ... lettered all four years, playing for coach Debra Hren ... was a pitcher and shortstop for 2010 state champion softball team ... also was a center on the basketball team ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Major is undeclared ... born Oct. 15, 1992 ... daughter of George and Paula Dalton ... sister Wendy attended the University of Utah ... brother Tony played basketball at College of Eastern Utah and currently plays at Carrol College in Montana.
Career Highs Kills 12, 2x (MR vs. Arizona State, 11/16/12) Hitting % .750 vs. Boston College (9/3/11) Attempts 29 at Utah State (8/24/12) Assists 1, 3x (MR vs. UCLA, 10/17/12) Service Aces 1 vs. Cal State Northridge (8/27/11) Digs 5 vs. Arizona State (10/14/11) Blocks 8, 4x (MR vs. California, 11/19/12)
2012 Season Highs Kills 12, 2x (MR vs. Arizona State, 11/16) Hitting % .727 vs. Arizona State (10/14) Attempts 29 at Utah State (8/24) Assists 1, 3x (MR vs. UCLA, 10/17) Service Aces --- Digs 4 vs. Bowling Green (9/8) Blocks 8, 3z (MR vs. California, 11/19)