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Elsa Reyes
5  Elsa Reyes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Eastwood

Height:
5-1

Position:
Libero/Defensive Specialist

Experience:
2L

2006 (Sophomore): Played in all 99 games for the Miners...leads UTEP and is second in C-USA in digs per game, averaging 5.17...so far, totaled 512 in 2006...recorded a career-high 36 digs in UTEP's 2006 season opener against Eastern Michigan...also registered 30 digs against Cal State Fullerton...notched double figure digs in every match this season including 13 over 20 and eight over the 25-mark...ranks second in UTEP records for single-season total digs and needs just 29 more to take the top spot...on pace to break the season digs per game record...ranked as high as 18th nationally in digs per game...posted 23 aces and three kills...named ReadyOne Sun Bowl Invitational's Most Outstanding Libero.

2005 (Freshman): Made 15 starts in 29 matches last season while playing in a total of 94 of 111 games...third on the team in digs with 145...averaged 1.54 digs per game...contributed nine assists...2005 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Three-year volleyball letterwinner at Eastwood High School...earned El Paso Times All-City first team in 2004 and second team honors in 2003...helped lead her club team to the Sun Country regional title and participated in the 2005 Junior Olympic Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah...listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal: Elsa Elena Reyes is the daughter of Ruben and Elsa Reyes...she has two brothers (Ruben, 31; Carlos, 14) and one sister (Stephanie Diaz, 28)...born May 14, 1987 in El Paso, Texas.

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