UTEP libero Stephanie Figueroa picked up a match-high 16 digs, Xitlali Herrera posted a team-high 11 kills and Jeane Horton hammered 10 kills, but in the end SMU won a defensive struggle, 3-1 (25-20, 25-20, 25-23), in Moody Collseum on Friday night.
A strong defensive presence helped the UTEP volleyball team defeat East Carolina 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-23) on Friday in Memorial Gym.
The UTEP volleyball team fell in three sets (20-25, 29-27, 27-25) at UAB on Saturday in Bartow Arena.
Despite a match-high 15 kills from Xitlali Herrera and 18 digs by Stephanie Figueroa, the UTEP volleyball team (15-4, 5-4) dropped a 3-0 decision (22-25, 23-25, 21-25) to Rice (11-9, 6-3) on Sunday.
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EASTERN WASHINGTON (2010):Played in 12 contests tallying 21 kills, 11 digs, six total blocks, and one assist and one ace ... registered a career best five kills against Washington (Aug. 28) and Rice (Sept. 4).
HIGH SCHOOL:Tabbed 2008 and 2009 Offensive Player of the Year at Richland High School ... 5A All-Academic and All-District from 2006-08 ... named the2006 Newcomer of the Year at Richland High School ... participated in the American Sign Language Club along with being President of the Business Professionals of America club ... played club ball for Tejas Volleyball, advancing to the 2010 Junior National Championships in Reno, Nev.
PERSONAL: Esther Joanna Warren is the daughter of William and Joy Warren ... born in Fort Worth, Texas on September 23, 1991 in Fort Worth, Texas ... she has four brothers (William, 32; Adam, 28; Stephen 22; Joel, 17) and three sisters (Kaela, 30; Lori, 26; Faith 25) ... knows sign language ... psychology major.