Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 5-11 Weight: 145
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
College: University of Hawaii
Team USA member since: 1990
Major international competition: 1995 World Grand Prix (gold) ... 1995 Canada Cup (gold) ... 1995 Pan American Games (silver) ... 1994 World Championship ... 1994 World Grand Prix ... 1993 FIVB Grand Champions Cup ... 1992 FIVB Super Four (bronze) ... 1992 Olympics (bronze) ... 1991 World Cup ... 1990 World Championships (bronze) ... 1990 Goodwill Games.
Highlights with USA national team: Rejoined Team USA in summer 1994 after playing professionally in Europe ... winner of 1995 Coaches Award ... missed '95 World Cup due to broken toe ... sparked silver-medal effort of Team USA at '95 Pan American Games, leading team in kills four times ... sidelined during majority of 1993 season following shoulder surgery ... tallied 62 kills in six starts at '92 Olympics, including 22-kill performance versus Japan ... named best passer at Wuhan Tournament in China in May, 1992 after earning starting spot during spring ... saddled with injuries during 1991, which kept her sidelined for most of year ... explosive offensive performer who provides strength to offense ... originally joined USA team in Jan. 1990.
Other volleyball achievements: Played for USC Münster in Germany during 1993-94 season after competing for Milano Oriongeas in the Italian Club League in 1992-93 ... member of USA 'B' team in summer of 1988, and following summer member of mixed 'A/B' team, which traveled to Japan for a three-match series against Japan ... competed at '87 World University Games.
College/high school: Twice named NCAA Division I Player of the Year in three-year career at University of Hawaii, first as a sophomore in 1987, and in 1989 (sharing the '89 award with current USA teammate Tara Cross-Battle) ... led Rainbow Wahines to three-year record of 99-8 (.930) and three, top-five NCAA finishes -- NCAA championship in 1987 and runner-up finish in 1988 ... named NCAA Player of the Year ... three-time first-team All-America and All-Big West Conference pick ... holds three University of Hawaii records: kills (1,873/.344), kill average (5.35) and dig average (3.27) ... also second in digs (1,143) ... her 5.87 kills per game average as senior ranks fourth among NCAA career leaders ... selected to NCAA 1980s All-Decade team ... coached at UH by Dave Shoji ... a 1982 graduate of St. Joseph's High School in Lakewood, Calif ... .earned four letters in volleyball (coached at SJHS by Roger Goodwin) and one each in basketball and softball ... garnered numerous league and section awards ... selected 1986 Lakewood Athlete of the Year and inducted into the Lakewood Hall of Fame ... listed on 1986 Volleyball Monthly Fab 50 roster, and further honored as member of 1990 All-Time Fab 50 elite ... member of Ichiban Volleyball Club team, which twice won U.S. Junior Olympic Volleyball Championship (1983-84) ... member of gold-medal squad at U.S. Olympic Festival-'85 and silver medalist at USOF-'86 ... named to All-Rookie team at '87 U.S. Open Volleyball Championships.
Personal: Born March 28, 1968 in Los Angeles ... majored in sociology at Hawaii.