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Daidre Mendenhall
15  Daidre Mendenhall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spokane, Wash.

High School:
University

Last College:
North Idaho College

Height:
5-11

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
1L

2007 [JUNIOR]: Started in 22 of 28 matches ... third on the team in blocks averaging 0.73 per game ... second on the team in solo blocks with 13 ... had two double-digit kill performances against Southern Miss and UCF, respectively ... also registered 27 digs and three assists ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE: Named to the 2006 Region 18 All-Scenic West Athletic Conference honorable mention team at North Idaho College ... led NIC to a fourth-place finish at the 2006 NJCAA national tournament and a final national ranking of eighth.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played prep volleyball for University High School in Spokane, Wash. ... received Greater Spokane League first team honors in 2004, second team in 2003 and honorable mention in 2002 ... helped guide University High to an undefeated regular season (13-0) en-route to the Greater Spokane League title and a sixth place finish at the Washington State Tournament in 2004 ... in 2003, the Titans finished second at the GSL Regional and ninth at the state tournament ... also a three-year letterwinner in track, where she qualified for the state meet in the high jump and was a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Daidre Dale Mendenhall is the daughter of Dwain and Laura Mendenhall ... she has one sister (Rene) and one brother (Neil) ... born March 9, 1987 in Spokane, Wash.