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Qiana Canete
Qiana  Canete


Copperas Cove, Texas

High School:
Copperas Cove





VB: McConnell’s big night helps Mavs ground Eagles

Madison McConnell was a force at the net, recording a career-high 12 blocks, just one shy of UTA’s single-game four-set total blocks record.


VB: UTA heads east for final out-of-division matchups

The Mavericks are 3-1 against teams from the Sun Belt East Division this season.


VB: Bobcats block away Mavs in rivalry match

UTA ended its five-match homestand with a 2-3 record and hit the road for seven of the final nine matches.


VB: Dig Pink roots run deeper than rivalry

UTA hosts Texas State for the annual Dig Pink match on Thursday night at College Park Center.


VB: Mavs fall in 3 to Arkansas State

Taylor Murata advanced into eighth on UTA's freshman digs list with 11 on the night.


Kaitlyn Granger and Qiana Canete lead the Mavericks outsides.

The Mavericks open the season next Friday against Sam Houston State.


VB: UT Arlington vs. New Mexico

VB: UT Arlington Day 1 action vs. New Mexico

  • Started every match for the Mavs, playing in all 108 sets on the season
  • Led team and finished sixth in Sun Belt Conference with 3.17 kills per set
  • Turned in 13 double-doubles on the season
  • Had three matches with at least 20 kills, including a career-high 23 to go with 11 digs in a four-set win over Little Rock (10/3)
  • Turned in 20 matches with at least 10 kills
  • Averaged 3.00 digs per set, picking up double-digit digs in 19 matches
  • Had a season-high 19 digs in finale of UTA Invitational against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (8/29)
  • Had midyear stretch of 10 consecutive matches with at least 10 kills, stretching from 9/12 to 10/6
  • Had a career-high five service aces against Grambling (8/29)

2014 (Freshman)

  • 34 matches
  • Moved into second place on UTA freshman single season records with 480 digs
  • Captured the third most kills (376) and attempts (1201) record for a UTA freshman
  • Season high 19 kills v. Baylor (9/9) and 31 digs vs Troy (9/19)
  • All-Conference Sun Belt Second Team

High School

  • Three-year letterwinner at Copperas Cove (Copperas, Texas)
  • First-Team All-District as a sophomore (8-5A)
  • District 8-5A MVP honors as a junior and senior
  • All-Tournament Team at the Austin Invitational and Grandbury Invitational as a senior


  • Born Dec. 31, 1995
  • Daughter of Joseph and Uttissla Canete
  • Has three brothers (KeAndre, Joshua and Brandon)
  • Nursing major