Seniors Simmons, Norris, Nwachukwu, Tryon Honored for Work as Cougars
HONORS & AWARDS
Commissioner's Honor Roll
last coming, vs. Temple (Nov. 17, 2013)
last coming, at Memphis (Oct. 13, 2013)
Strong defensive impact in the back row... Saw action in all matches and all but one set (123)... Tied her career high 18 digs twice this season at UConn (Sept. 29) and at Memphis (Oct. 13)... Recorded a total 285 digs this season, 18 digs more than last season... had a career high four aces against UConn (Sept. 29).
Made an impact defensively as a true freshman...Played in all 28 matches and all but one set (103), while making 17 starts...Finished second-best on the team with 267 digs...Recorded 15 matches with 10 or more digs...Had a season-best 18 digs twice vs. Rice in the C-USA Championship (Nov. 16) and at Tulane (Oct. 21)...Tallied a .970 reception percentage on 597 attempts...Added 16 service aces for third-best on the team...Was Houston's go-to defensive specialist...Contributed with 29 assists
Four-year letterwinner... Racked up 2,304 career digs, averaging 5.18 per set...Helped her team to an undefeated freshman season...Played integral role in District Championship in 2009...Helped team to three Regional Quarterfinal appearances...Skyline Juniors 18 Roshambo Defensive Player of the Year...Four-Time Rowlett High School Defensive Player of the Year...Four-Time Academic All-District honoree...TGCA Academic All-State...PrepVolleyball.com Senior Ace...PrepVolleyball.com Defensive Dandy...PrepVolleyball.com Academic All-American...2011 USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Champions (17 American) - Team MVP...2011 District Defensive Player of the Year...2010 First Team All-District honoree...2009 District Defensive Player of the Year...2008 Texas District 10-5A Newcomer of the Year...Qualified five times to USAV Nationals...Was an AP Honor Scholar...A four-year GISD Academic Excellence Award winner...Named a GISD Superintendent Scholar...Served as the National Honor Society President, National Spanish Honor Society President...Member of the Acapella Choir and RSVP Vocal Performance Choir.
Daughter of Melinda and Carl O'Dell...Born September 10, 1993 in Rowlett, Texas...Has an older sister, Molly and younger brother, Aaron...Hobbies include singing, reading, hanging out with friends...Major is undecided.