Fans can take their first look at the 2014 UTEP volleyball team at the annual Orange & Blue scrimmage on Saturday at 2 p.m.
UTEP volleyball fell in three out of four sets to San Diego in the first day of the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational.
2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2013(JUNIOR): Played in 94 sets and started in 24 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 dig showings 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 recordbook for most digs in one season ... directed Iowa Western to a 45-3 overall record, posting 18 matches with 20 or more dig performances in 2012 ... registered a stellar performance against Iowa Central CC (2012) registering 30 digs 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.