2001 First-Team All-Conference USA
2001-02 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Talented player who looks to become third Cougar to earn C-USA Player of the Year honors... Newcomer from a year ago who made an immediate impact during her first season... Expected to continue her role as a team leader on offense... Worked well with setter Donna Sellen during the off-season and could form a dynamic duo for the Cougars... Broke team vertical jump record during the off-season.
One of three Cougars named to the First-Team All-Conference USA... Set the Cougars' single-season record with a .3779 attack percentage, just edging the previous mark held by Latisha Charles... Hit .300 or better in 19 matches and posted a .400 or better percentage in 12 matches... Led team with 107 total blocks and 89 block assists... Was one of only three players to start all 27 matches... Ended the season with 16 kills and a career-best 14 digs at SMU... Nearly recorded a triple double against DePaul at the Conference USA Tournament with 14 kills, 10 digs and eight blocks... Set a new Cougar season best with a .632 attack percentage against Marquette... Blasted 13 kills with only one error in 19 chances against the Golden Eagles...Also added a team-best five blocks against Marquette... Nearly recorded a triple-double against DePaul with 15 kills, 11 digs and eight total blocks... Set a new team season best with a .583 attack percentage against the Blue Demons, making only one error in 24 chances... Ripped 14 kills with only two errors against TCU... Tallied 15 kills with only two errors in 28 chances and recorded seven total blocks at Southern Mississippi... Registered 11 kills at Tulane as UH swept regular-season series against Green Wave... Posted 11 kills with only two errors in 25 chances against Charlotte... Ripped 14 kills with only two errors at TCU... Ripped 11 kills against Charlotte... Recorded only one error with 16 kills in 27 chances against East Carolina for a Cougar single-match best .565 attack percentage... Led all Cougars with five blocks (with four assists) against Memphis... Enjoyed a stellar night against Saint Louis... Tallied 13 kills with only two errors in 23 chances for an impressive .478 attack percentage... Recorded 11 kills and 10 digs at Cincinnati... Posted a .480 attack percentage in the Cougars' Conference USA road-opening win at Memphis... Ripped 16 kills with only four errors in 25 chances against the Tigers... Blasted 22 kills against nationally-ranked Texas A&M in the Cougars' home opener... Recorded a UH season-high eight blocks with two block solos against host Kansas State at the KSU Wildcat Classic.
Completed second season at Texas having appeared in 24 of the team's 28 matches...started 13 times...finished fourth on the team in kills per game (2.55) and hit for a .214 percentage while adjusting to a new position...spiked a career-high 18 kills twice, against Baylor and Southwest Texas State...also stuffed a season-high six blocks in both of those same two matches...made a career-high 46 attack attempts at Baylor to hit .283 on the day...hit for a .300 percentage or better five times, including a season-best .474 against conference foe Iowa State...also added four service aces in the match against the Cyclones...averaged an improved 2.22 defensive digs per game...tallied double-figure digs in a match six times, including a career-high 22...recorded four matches with double-figure kills and digs...passed out three assists at Arkansas...1999: Led all Longhorn freshmen in matches (27), games (55), kills (64) and hitting percentage (.303)...ranked second on the team in hitting...averaged 0.80 blocks, 1.16 kills and 0.82 digs per game...started three matches...emerged as key performer over the final half of the season, averaging 1.27 blocks, 1.93 kills and 1.60 digs per game...hit a composite .420 over the last six matches, including action in the NCAA Tournament...spiked eight kills in 12 attempts without a hitting error (.667 percentage) while recording a season-high 10 digs against No. 11 ranked Nebraska...recorded a season-high 11 kills at Iowa State...posted a career-best nine blocks in a come-from-behind win at No. 21 ranked Colorado.
Three-year varsity letterwinner at Taft High School in San Antonio...coached by Nancy Almaraz...earned First Team All-District 30-3A and All-City honors as a senior in 1998...second team all-district as a junior...also lettered in basketball and track for the Greyhounds...played club volleyball for Alamo and coach Jo Anne Hultgren...named USA Vollyeball All-American after leading Alamo to the 1998 Junior Olympic Championship...Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star...outstanding student who was a member of the National Honor Society... graduated from the Gifted and Talented program at Taft... Express-News Scholar Athlete...member of the German Club and Earth and Sky Club.
Born on September 23, 1980, in San Antonio, Texas...parents are Marshall and Barbara Tanneberger...communications major...favorite hobbies include sports, dancing, watching movies and hanging out with friends...chose to attend Houston because "of the great coach and it is close to home"...nicknamed "J.T."