Qiana Canete Earns 61st Career Double-Double
Haley Higgins Records 32 Assists
UTA Opens Conference on Friday vs. Troy at College Park Center
UTA to Face Northern Colorado at 6:15 p.m. CT
UTA Faces Belmont, Idaho State, Middle Tennessee
Played in 2016 for coach Kristee Porter at Henderson State University … Had 546 assists 136 digs and 90 kills for Henderson State, helping lead the team to the conference championship for the first time in program history … Was tabbed Great American Conference Player of the Week once in 2016 … Selected as an honors college participant and to the academic honor roll …
Four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Troy Errington at Samuel V. Champion HS … As a senior, had 302 kills, 549 assists and 41 service aces, adding 187 digs and 37 blocks … Had three triple doubles as a senior … Helped lead team to state regional finals in 2012 … Is active with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … A four-time all-district honoree … Played club volleyball for SA Force … A four-time academic all-district selection … Named academic all-state as a senior … Named athlete of the week twice … Also played varsity soccer as a freshman.
Daughter of Mark and Lexie Higgins … Has two brothers, Hunter (27) and Bryan (32), and three sisters, Hayden (24), Halayna (18) and Brooke (36) … Sister Hayden played collegiate volleyball at UT Dallas … Born in San Antonio, Texas … Interested in majoring in international business and Spanish with a minor in marketing … Has a career ambition to work in public relations for an international company.
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