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Dayana Acevedo Rios
2  Dayana Acevedo Rios

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naranjito, Puerto Rico

High School:
Colegio Sagrada Familia

Last College:
Iowa Western CC

Height:
5-6

Position:
DS

Experience:
1L

11/26/2014

UTEP to Host NM State and TCU

The Miners' matchup against the NM State Aggies will be one for the students, as all students get in free with their student IDs. Fans are also encouraged to wear orange to UTEP's Saturday match against TCU to gain free admission to the game.

11/15/2014

UTEP Drops Last C-USA Match

The Orange and Blue's match against the Mean Green was dominated by the underclassmen as three sophomores led UTEP's efforts on the court.

11/11/2014

UTEP to Close C-USA Play on the Road

This past weekend the Orange and Blue went 1-1 in league action. The Miners triumphed over FIU but fell to Charlotte in a competitive five-set match.

11/05/2014

Miners To Host FIU and Charlotte

EL PASO, Texas - UTEP volleyball will host its last Conference USA home matches this weekend. The Miners will face off against Florida International on Friday at 7 p.m. (MT) and Charlotte on Sunday at 12 p.m.

10/30/2014

UTEP Looks to Scare Up Wins vs. Southern Miss and at LA Tech

Fans are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to UTEP's match versus Southern Miss for free admission.

11/09/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs Charlotte

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

11/07/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs FIU

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10/19/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs Western Kentucky

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09/22/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs UTSA

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09/12/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs BYU

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2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2013(JUNIOR): Played in 94 sets and started in 26 matches for the Miners ... ranked third on the team with 235 digs, and averaged 2.50 digs per set ... picked up a season-high 20 digs versus LA Tech (9/27) ... finished second on the team in service aces with 25 ... chipped in 21 assists and had a .956 reception percentage ... tallied double-digit digs in 10 matches.

IOWA WESTERN (2012-11): Was a force on the backcourt for Iowa Western, tallying a total of 1,418 total digs in two seasons which ranks her third-all time in program history ... earned multiple honors including: two-time NJCAA Division I All-American first team, two-time AVCA All-American first team, two-time All-Region first team and a two-time Academic All-Region first team recipient ... during the 2011 season she led the team in digs with 801, securing the No. 2 spot in the school record book for most digs in one season ... directed Iowa Western to a 45-3 overall record, posting 18 matches with 20 or more digs in 2012 ... registered a stellar performance against Iowa Central CC (2012), registering 30 digs and leading the Reivers to a 3-2 victory.

PERSONAL:Full name is Dayana Acevedo Rios ... daughter of Ranier Acevedo and Myriam Rios ... has three sisters (Mayrin, Maryam and Melizabeth) ... born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico...is majoring in Multidisciplinary studies.

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