1 Stephanie Heiskell






    Outside/Middle
    6-0, Senior-Tr, 1L
    Houston, TX
    Taylor HS

    1999: Played in 29 matches with 14 starting assignments... appeared in 86 of the team's 120 games (72 percent)...finished third on the team in kills (3.02) and attempts (8.02) per game...tied for fourth in hitting percentage (.187)...spiked 10 or more kills in a match 13 times, including a team-leading 13 kills in three games on the road against nationally-ranked Texas in the NCAA Tournament...hit for a .310 percentage in 29 attempts against the Longhorns at the NCAA Tournament...registered a career-high 20 kills in 43 attempts (.326) in a 3-1 win on the road at Conference USA rival Memphis...also stuffed a career-best five blocks that day against the Tigers...spiked 17 kills in just three games on the road against C-USA regular season co-champion Cincinnati...seven of her nine matches with double-digit kills were against C-USA competition...hit for a .280 percentage or better in a match eight times, including a career-best .556 (16-1-27) against NCAA Tournament-bound and Atlantic 10 champion Temple...made 74 defensive digs although she was primarily a front-row player... recorded a career-best 11 digs in a dramatic 3-2 win over Charlotte, posting a double-double in the process...1998: Completed second season of Division I volleyball at the University of New Mexico...played in 27 matches and in 86 games overall...tallied 172 kills in 516 attempts for a .118 hitting percentage...also recorded 61 defensive digs and 39 total blocks (six solo)...spiked a career-best 15 kills on the road against nationally ranked Hawaii...later hit .367 (15-4-30) in a home match against the Rainbow Wahine...also had double-figure kills against San Jose State, UTEP and Montana...notched first career "double-double" with 13 kills and 10 digs against San Jose St...hit for a .316 percentage vs. nationally ranked BYU and a career-best .545 mark against San Francisco...1997: Played in 29 matches and in 98 games as a true freshman at New Mexico...posted 150 kills and 49 total blocks in her inaugural season with the Lobos...hit for a .112 percentage in 439 attempts...recorded 13 block solos, 57 defensive digs and six service aces as a Division I rookie...High School/Club Volleyball: National Merit Scholar at Taylor High School in Katy, Texas, as a senior in 1996-97...first team all-District 19-5A selection in 1996 and second team honoree as a junior in 1995...helped the Mustangs reach the 1996 Region III semifinals...coached in volleyball by Janet Koening...also earned varsity letters in basketball and track... two-time all-district selection in basketball...did not participate in club volleyball...Personal: Born on August 11, 1979 in Houston...parents are Ron and Truly Heiskell...mother played volleyball and competed in track and field at Southwest Texas State...older brother, Sean, was a football letterman at Stephen F. Austin...Spanish major...enjoys writing poetry and playing pool...was also recruited by Texas, Texas A&M, Rice and UC-San Diego out of high school...chose to attend Houston "because of all the different opportunities here"...nickname is "Smiley."

    Career Statistics
    Year MP/GP K   E   TA  Pct. Ast SA Digs BS BA TB
    1999 29/86 260 131 690 .187 5   2  74   8  22 30

    NCAA Tournament Statistics Year MP/GP K E TA Pct. Ast SA Digs BS BA TB 1999 1/3 13 4 29 .310 0 1 5 0 1 1

    Match Highs Kills: 20 (1999) Attempts: 45 (1999) Hitting: .556 (1999) Digs: 11 (1999) Aces: 1 (1999) Blocks: 5 (1999)

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