UAB's next match is at Bartow Arena on Nov. 5 vs. UTEP
Blazers host Rice Owls on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT
UAB and UCF slated to meet again Saturday afternoon in Orlando
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Competed in 31 matches and 84 sets during junior campaign ... started 21 matches ... led the Blazers with 28 aces ...finished fourth in Conference USA with a serving ace per set average of 0.33 ... laced a season-high four aces against UCF (Oct. 14) ... collected 191 digs ... corralled a season-high 19 digs against UCF (Oct. 14) ... lined 183 kills ... posted double digit kills in three matches ... had a season-best 13 kills against Middle Tennessee on Oct. 16 ... finished the season with 26 total blocks (2bs, 24ba) ... had two matches with double digit kills and nine digs.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Started 26 matches and participated in 29 for the season ... took the court in 99 total sets ... finished with 236 kills and 246 digs en route to nine double-doubles ... averaged 2.48 digs and 2.38 kills per set ... collected 29 blocks and 14 service aces ... reached 10 or more kills in a match 11 times ... in 13 matches corralled double figure dig totals ... lined a career-best 15 kills in a double-double effort vs. Illinois State on Sept. 2 ... posted a career-high 21 digs on Sept. 23 against Marshall ... laced three service aces at Creighton on Sept. 17 ... posted double-doubles in three of her last five matches ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... played in 29 matches with 24 starts ... ranked third on the team with a 2.14 kills-per-set average ... also chipped in 1.40 digs per frame ... played her best over the second half of the season, upping her kills-per-set average to 2.54 over the final 14 matches ... recorded all seven of her double-digit kill performances during that stretch ... posted a season-best 14 kills twice, both in five-set wins over Rice - Oct. 15 in Birmingham and Nov. 6 in Houston ... recorded a double-double in the Oct. 15 contest by matching her season-high with 10 digs ... had three other matches with double-figure kills and at least eight digs ... finished the year with 11 service aces ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Played locally for coach Kim Kiel at Pelham High School ... helped the Panthers to a pair of Elite Eight appearances in the state tournament during her career ... earned first-team Class 6A all-state honors from the Alabama Volleyball Coaches Association as a senior in 2009 ... averaged double-digit kills and finished with a team-best 498 on the year for her senior campaign ... also added 260 digs and 106 service aces ... named all-county and garnered Player of the Year honors from the Shelby County Reporter ... finished her career with more than 1,200 kills ... selected the Metro Player of the Year by the Birmingham News in 2009 ... played at the club level for the Birmingham Volleyball Club.
Allison Kay Slaughter ... born Oct. 6, 1991 in Pender, Nebraska ... daughter of Kirk and Kim Slaughter ... has two brothers, Derek and Max, and one sister, Zoe ... Derek is a redshirt freshman linebacker on the UAB football team ... majoring in communications studies.