MINERS

Aidan Mooney
8  Aidan Mooney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virden, Manitoba, Canada

High School:
Virden Collegiate Institute

Last College:
Texas Tech University

Height:
6-0

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
2L

Aidan Mooney Photo Gallery

2008 (JUNIOR):
Started in 24 of 29 matches played ... slammed a season-high 12 kills at SMU ... recorded 11 kills against Coppin State ... posted six blocks against Weber State and ECU ... finished the season against 65 total blocks and 131 kills.

2007 (SOPHOMORE):
Made appearances in 83 games for UTEP ... averaged 1.07 blocks per game to lead the Miners with 89 total blocks while leading in blocks solos with 19 ... averaged 1.20 blocks in league-only games to rate fifth in C-USA ... recorded nine blocks against Southern Miss and registered six double-digit kill performances including a season best 14 against Tulane to rate second in school recordbooks for blocks in a four-game match ... also posted 39 digs, nine aces and eight assists for the Miners to average 2.66 points per game.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Played in 21 matches with 14 starts ... led UTEP in solo blocks with 10 ... second on the team in total blocks with 61 ... posted a career-high 10 total blocks (two solo, eight assists) against SMU (Oct. 8) ... had back-to-back five kill performances against Houston (Oct. 15) and SMU (Oct. 20) ... tallied a career-high eight digs against Houston ... totaled 53 kills ... served up 10 aces, including three against East Carolina ... contributed 32 digs.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Named Rookie of the Year in 2002 ... named junior varsity and varsity Most Valuable Player ... led Virden Collegiate Institute to the 2004 Provincial AAA Championships ... garnered Provincial Tournament MVP honors in 2004 and 2005 ... named a Provincial Graduating All-Star in 2005 ... led Club West Volleyball to the national championship in 2003 ... tabbed a National All-Star in 2003.

PERSONAL:
Aidan is the daughter of Garth and Jacqueline Mooney ... has two brothers (Calum and Jason) ... born Oct. 23, 1987 in Virden, Manitoba, Canada.