5 Donna Sellen
5-7, Sophomore, 1L
League City, TX
Clear Creek HS
1999: Made an immediate impact in her first full season of Division I volleyball...started and played in more games than any other Cougar freshman...played in all 32 matches and in 96 of the team's 120 games (80 percent)...started eight matches on the back row... posted 187 digs, an average of 1.95 per game...ranked sixth on the team in digs...recorded a career-high 14 digs twice, against LSU and Tulane...the 14 digs vs. Tulane was in just three games played (4.67 dpg)...made 13 digs against Atlantic 10 co-champion and NCAA-Tournament team Temple...also tallied 11 digs in three games played vs. NCAA-bound C-USA co-champion Cincinnati...finished fourth on the team in service aces (19)...served a career-high two aces in a match five times, four of which were against C-USA competition... registered kills against league rivals South Florida and Cincinnati... also contributed to the team from the setter's spot...passed out 10 assists, including a career-high two on the road against Texas in the NCAA Tournament...High School/Club Volleyball: Earned all-District 24-5A honors at Clear Creek High School after compiling 453 assists, 94 kills and 30 service aces as a senior in 1998...selected as the team's top offensive player...served as captain for the Wildcats... coached by Tammy Laurence...named to the district all-academic team...outstanding student who scored a 1290 on the SAT...also earned varsity letters for basketball and softball...experienced club volleyball player who was a member of both the South Shore and NASA Juniors teams...was coached on the NASA Juniors by former Cougar great Debbie Vokes...Personal: Born on October 23, 1980, in Webster, Texas...parents are Mike and Jane Sellen...business major... likes to play softball and work out in spare time...chose to attend Houston because "of the good business school and volleyball program close to home"...nicknamed "Big D."
Career Statistics Year MP/GP K E TA Pct. Ast SA Digs BS BA TB 1999 32/96 2 8 51 -.231 10 19 187 0 0 0