Senior Qiana Canete Sets Career Record for Kills
Qiana Canete Earns 61st Career Double-Double
Haley Higgins Records 32 Assists
UTA to Face Arkansas State on Friday, Little Rock on Saturday
Qiana Canete Records 14 Kills, 12 Digs
The Mavericks open the season next Friday against Sam Houston State.
VB: UT Arlington Day 1 action vs. New Mexico
• 2016 Second-Team All-Sun Belt Conference (OH)
• 2014 Second-Team All-Sun Belt Conference (OH)
• 2014 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week (9/15)
• 2014 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week (10/6)
Second-team All-Sun Belt Conference in a voting of the league coaches at outside hitter … Played in all 129 sets of the 2017 season … Led the team in kills (379) … Averaged 2.94 kills per set, with 19 service aces, totaling 468 digs with 0.51 blocks per set … Had a season high 21 kills vs. UTEP and 20 kills at Little Rock … Had double-digit kills in 24 of 33 matches … Had a season-high 27 digs in the season opener … Had 20 or more digs six matches … Had a streak of 10 straight matches and finished the year with seven consecutive matches of double-digit digs.
Started each match for the Mavs, playing in all 108 sets … Led the team and finished sixth in the conference with 3.17 kills per set … Had 13 double-doubles … Registered at least 20 kills in three matches, including 23 with 11 digs in a four-set win over Little Rock … Had 10 or more kills in 20 matches … Averaged 3.00 digs per set, picking up double-digit digs in 19 matches … Had a season-high 19 digs in the finale of the UTA Invitational against TAMU-CC … Had 10 straight matches with at least 10 kills … Had a season-best five service aces vs. Grambling.
Second-team All-Sun Belt Conference at outside hitter … Played in 34 matches … Had the second-most single-season digs in UTA freshman history (480) … Had the third-most kills (376) and the most attempts (1201) in freshman history … Had a season-high 19 kills vs. Baylor and had a season-high 31 digs vs. Troy.
A three-year letterwinner at Copperas Cove High School … A first-team all-district selection as a sophomore (8-5A) … Named district MVP as a junior and senior … Earned all-tournament team honors in the Austin Invitational and the Grandbury Invitational.