Utes clinch second title of spring exhibition season.
Right-side Alli Spurrier hits .400.
Homestanding Utes did not lose a set.
Awards handed out at year-end celebration.
Spanish Fork native hit .349 in 2012, the fifth-best single season total in school history.
Redd-Brandon Notes: In her fourth year as a starter, Redd-Brandon is one of the top blockers in the Pac-12 ... fourth in school history in both career total blocks (566) and career block assists (534) ... the 14th member of Utah's 1,000-kill club, her 1,111 career kills stands 10th in school history .... six kills away from passing Karolina Bartkowiak (1,115 from 2007-10) for ninth on the all-time list.
2013: Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention ... Pac-12 Academic All-Academic First Team ... second in the Pac-12 and 17th in the NCAA with 1.40 blocks per set and is just .01 shy of Stanford's Carly Wopat ... hitting for a team-high .318 percentage this season to go with 2.33 kills per set ... owns a .325 hitting percentage against league opponents ... also serving 0.18 aces per set ... four double-doubles this season and seven for her career ... 10 double-digit-kill performances and four with 10 or more blocks ... named to Utah Classic All-Tournament Team ... received Utah's first-ever weekly award from the Pac-12 as she was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week ... earned the award twice this season ... first recognized on Sept. 2 after finishing the opening weekend of the season with a team-high 1.69 blocks per set, which included 22 block assists, to lead the Ute defense at the net on the way to a 3-0 record and a Utah Classic title ... selected as MVP of the Wolverine Classic ... came up one block shy of tying her career high as part of her fourth career double-double (11 kills and 12 blocks) to lead Utah to a five-set victory over Utah State (8/30) ... turned in 12 kills and six blocks against Fairfield (8/31) and hit double-figures in kills for the second straight match to start 2013 as she hit 12 kills on three 26 attempts with just three errors for a .346 hitting percentage ... six kills on eight attempts without an error for a career-high .750 hitting percentage against Prairie View A&M (9/7) ... nine blocks against UC Irvine (9/13) ... hit .579 for a season-high-tying 12 kills with only one error on 19 swings to go with nine blocks and a pair of aces against Idaho State (9/14) ... tied season with 12 blocks against Utah Valley (9/14) and also had 12 kills with a .381 efficiency ... 10 kills, six blocks and four digs against BYU (9/17) ... hit for a .615 hitting percentage and seven blocks at New Mexico State (9/19) ... hit .467 with a season-high 16 kills on 30 swings and only two errors to go with five blocks against Washington State (10/4) ... had seven kills without an attack error and a .438 hitting percentage as well as four blocks at Stanford (10/11) ... 10 blocks and 10 kills on a .333 hitting percentage at Oregon State (10/18) ... earned second Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week award on Oct. 28 after leading an impressive Utah block last weekend to help the Utes claim their first-ever Pac-12 weekend sweep with victories over Arizona State and No. 25 Arizona ... averaged 2.00 blocks per set in the wins hit .327 on the weekend and averaged 2.67 kills and 0.56 service aces per set ... posted 15 kills with a .323 hitting percentage and 10 blocks against Arizona State (10/24) ... recorded eight blocks, served a career-high four aces, including back-to-back aces that keyed a critical Ute run late in the third set, and hit .333 with nine kills against No. 25 Arizona (10/27) ... hit .438 with nine kills on 16 attempts with only two errors at No. 3 Washington (11/1) ... hit .524 with 13 kills on 21 swings and just a pair of miscues at Washington State (11/2) ... hit .308 against No. 6 Stanford (11/10) for six kills to go with three blocks ... eight kills and seven blocks at ASU (11/17) ... nine blocks, eight kills and four blocks against Oregon State (11/24) ... hit .323 for 13 kills and seven blocks at Colorado (11/27) ... 10 kills on a .471 efficiency to go with four blocks at UCLA (11/29).
2012: Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 ... led team and was sixth in the Pac-12 with a .349 hitting percentage, which is fifth in school history and ranked 63rd in the NCAA ... sixth in Pac-12 with a .346 hitting percentage in conference matches and 1.18 blocks per set in conference matches was ninth in the Pac-12 ... averaged 2.19 kills, 1.14 blocks (93rd in the NCAA) per set and was second on team with 0.20 service aces per set ... had 14 matches with 10 or more kills ... recorded second straight 12-kills match with no errors on 20 attempts for a .600 hitting percentage to with a team-high six blocks against Colorado (11/23) ... had 12 kills on a .550 hitting % with eight blocks at Cal (11/19) ... six blocks at ASU (11/16) ... had 10 kills and four blocks against UCLA (11/10) ... tied season high with 13 kills and seven blocks against Washington State (11/2) ... had a match-high six blocks against Oregon (10/28) ... hit for 12 kills on a career-high .706 hitting percentage against Oregon State (10/26), which tied for the third-highest clip in the conference this season ... had six kills on a .455 hitting percentage with a match-high five blocks at No. 7 USC (10/19) ... had eight kills to go with a team-high-tying four blocks at UCLA (10/17) ... hit .545 with seven kills on 11 swings and one error against Arizona State (10/14) ... registered 11 kills and six blocks versus Arizona (10/12) ... posted 10 kills with a .364 hitting percentage with six digs against Washington State (10/6) ... totaled 11 kills and four blocks at Oregon State (9/30) ... came up with a match-high six blocks at Oregon (9/28) ... turned in nine blocks versus Stanford (9/21) ... had nine kills and a block at Colorado (9/19) ... named Utah State Invitational MVP and earned a spot on the UC Davis Aggie Invitational All-Tournament Team ... served three consecutive aces and posted a .545 hitting percentage with eight kills on 11 swings and only two errors against Nevada (9/14) ... had 13 kills and four blocks to go with three aces vs. PSU (9/8) ... pitched in 10 kills and six blocks against Bowling Green (9/8) ... hit .524 with a season-high-tying 13 kills and just two errors against Santa Clara (8/31) ... posted .588 attack percentage with 11 kills on 17 swings and just one miscue against UC Davis (8/31) ... turned in a .438 hitting percentage with eight kills on 16 swings vs. UP ... turned in seven blocks versus Utah Valley (8/28) ... posted a .476 hitting percentage with 13 kills on 21 attempts with only three errors against Portland (8/25) ... set new school record with 13 block assists in a five-set match at Utah State (8/24), which was the fourth-highest single-match total in the conference this season ... also hit 12 kills at USU.
2011: Ranked 16th in the NCAA and third in the Pac-12 with 1.37 blocks per set ... led team with a .273 hitting percentage overall and a .245 mark in league play (minimum five kills) ... third on the squad with 2.43 kills per set this season and had 12 double-digit-kill outings in 2011 ... led or tied for Utah team lead in kills seven times this season and led or tied for team lead in blocks 16 times ... had 10 kills and nine blocks in win over Washington State (11/19) ... led Utah to win at No. 16 Oregon with career-high 12 blocks, which tied with two other individuals for the highest single-match total for blocks in the Pac-12 ... added 10 kills against the Ducks for her second career double-double ... 2011 Utah Classic and Yale Invitational All-Tournament team selection ... first career double-double against Eastern Michigan (9/9): career-high 18 kills and career-high 10 blocks ... Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team selection.
2010: All-MWC selection ... voted team's Most Improved Player ... second in the MWC with a .354 hitting percentage in all matches and tied for second during league play (.368) ... ranked third on the squad with a 0.85 block-per-set average ... tied for third place on the team with 2.42 kills per set ... hit 16 kills at Arizona State (9/18) and had 14 against TCU (11/20) ... posted a season-high .692 hitting percentage at Air Force (11/11) as well as a .562 percentage against Air Force on 10/16 ... recorded at least 10 kills in 11 matches, including three of last four ... registered three six-block matches, against Utah Valley (8/31), at San Diego (10/7) and at UNLV (11/13) served three aces at BYU (10/1) ... pounded 15 kills on 30 swings and a pair of errors (.433)at New Mexico (10/23) registered 11 kills and four blocks in upset win at then-No. 14 Colorado State (11/24).
High School/Club: 4A State All-Tournament, Academic All-State, and First-Team All-Region team in 2009 ... 2008 second-team all-region ... hit .388 during her career at Spanish Fork ... hit .410 with 54 service aces and 1.5 digs per set during senior season ... four-time Academic All-Region selection ... voted Varsity Rookie of the Year during freshman season ... Female Athlete of the Year during sophomore and junior years ... three-time volleyball MVP ... four-year letterwinner ... played club volleyball for the Utah Thunder ... four-year honor roll student ... member of Lettermen's Club and Spirit Club ... also was a two-time honorable mention all-state and 2008 all-region first-team selection as a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... won the 2010 4A state championship in the javelin ... finished fourth in the state in 2009 in the javelin and was a 2008 regional champion as a two-year letterwinner in track & field.
Personal: Majoring in Speech and Hearing Sciences ... born Jan. 30, 1992 ... daughter of Bryan and Annette Redd ... married J.R. Brandon last summer.
Career Highs Kills 18 vs. Eastern Michigan (9/9/11) Hitting % .750 vs. Prairie View A&M (9/7/13) Attempts 40 vs. Eastern Michigan (9/9/11) Assists 2, 3x (MR vs. Texas State, 9/6/13) Service Aces 3, 5x (MR vs. Northwestern State, 9/7/13) Digs 6, 3x (MR vs. Oregon, 11/22/13) Blocks 13 at Utah State (8/24/12)
2013 Season Highs Kills 16 vs. Washington State (10/4) Hitting % .750 vs. Prairie View A&M (9/7) Attempts 31, 2x (MR vs. Colorado, 11/27) Assists 2 vs. Texas State (9/6) Service Aces 3 vs. Northwestern State (9/7) Digs 6, 3x (MR vs. Oregon, 11/22) Blocks 12, 2x (MR at Utah Valley, 9/14)