Casey Dent - 12
Casey Dent

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Helena, Ala.

High School:
Pelham High School

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker


AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Played in 33 matches, starting in 30 ... named second-team All-Conference USA ... voted to the Conference USA All-Academic Team ... named to ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA All-Academic District IV Third Team ... averaged 3.05 kills per game and 1.23 digs per game ... boasted a .308 hitting percentage ... made 66 blocks ... had a double-double 16 kills and 12 digs in C-USA Tournament championship match against Tulsa ... had 19 kills and hit .472 in first round win over Southern Miss at the Conference USA Tournament Nov. 16 ... hit .483 with 16 kills against East Carolina Nov. 11 ... hit .500 with 11 kills at SMU Nov. 4 ... finished with 14 kills and nine digs at Tulsa Nov. 2 ... hit .429 with 12 kills at UCF Oct. 26 ... helped UAB beat Houston on Oct. 19 by putting away 12 kills ... finished with 15 kills and five blocks at East Carolina Oct. 14 ... had 12 kills on .370 hitting with five blocks against Southern Miss Oct. 7 ... hit .500 with 12 kills against Memphis Sept. 30 ... matched her career-high 18 kills at Mercer Sept. 25 to go along with five block assists ... hit .423 with 13 kills and two blocks against UTEP Sept. 23 ... finished with nine kills on .412 hitting at Tulane Sept. 21 ... named to the U of Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team ... posted 12 kills on .526 hitting and served six aces against Louisiana-Lafayette Sept. 15 ... had nine kills and five blocks for 12.5 points against George Mason Sept. 8 ... served four aces and made three blocks at Pittsburgh Sept. 7 ... named to the Bama Bash All-Tournament Team ... hit an impressive .625 with 15 kills, eight digs and three blocks against Illinois State Aug. 31 ... helped UAB beat Alabama by recording 10 kills on .333 hitting, while making three blocks Aug. 31 ... hit .347 with five kills and two blocks at Troy Aug. 28 ... had nine kills and hit .600 at Lipscomb Aug. 25 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Played in 34 matches, starting in 33 ... named to the CoSIDA All-Academic District IV Team ... was a Conference USA All-Academic Team selection ... held the best hitting percentage on the team and fourth-best in Conference USA at .347 ... the Blazers were 20-2 in matches she hit .300 or better ...


led the team with 97 total blocks ... averaged 2.81 kills per game to rank third on the team ... averaged just under one dig per game ... hit over .300 for the 22nd time on the year as she hit .304 with 10 kills against No. 4 UCLA in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... helped lead the Blazers to the Conference USA Tournament title against Memphis Nov. 19, finishing with nine kills on .400 striking to go with three aces ... hit .483 with 17 kills against UCF in the C-USA Tournament Nov. 16 ... hit .526 with 11 kills and two blocks at Southern Miss Nov. 10 ... had 13 kills to go with seven blocks against Marshall Nov. 5 ... had 15 kills on a .500 hitting performance to go with seven digs and four blocks against East Carolina Nov. 3 ... hit .308 with 11 kills and six blocks at Tulane Oct. 27 ... put away 11 kills, while serving five aces and assisting on four blocks against UCF Oct. 22 ... finished with 12 kills, eight digs and five block assists against Memphis Sept. 19 ... made 18 kills, while hitting an impressive .552 to go along with six block assists versus Northwestern State Sept. 16 ... hit .371 in five games played at Mercer Sept. 9, totaling 18 kills and six blocks ... hit an impressive .467 with eight kills against Troy Sept. 6 ... hit .385 with seven kills, while setting a career-high with seven blocks against Elon Sept. 2 to earn Elon Classic All-Tournament Team honors ... had 11 kills, while hitting .350 for the match to go with four blocks against Navy Sept. 1 ... was one of three players in double-figures with 12 kills on 20 attempts (.550) against Coastal Carolina Aug. 26 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... awared C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Started all 27 matches and played in each of UAB's 101 games ... led all Blazers and ranked in the top-10 in Conference USA with a .304 hitting percentage ... ranked in the league's top-10 in C-USA matches with a .318 attack mark ... ranked fourth on the team with 2.20 kills per game, and second in service aces (37) and blocks (65) ... set a career-high with 14 kills and hit .370 with four service aces at East Carolina Nov. 13 ... hit .444 with nine kills and three blocks against UTEP Nov. 6 ... hit .474 and was one of three Blazers with ten kills against Tulane Nov. 4 ... hit .421 with 11 kills against Georgia State Nov. 1 ... had 10 kills at Tulsa Oct. 23 ... hit .474 with nine kills at SMU Oct. 21 ... had 12 kills and tied a career-best with eight digs Oct. 15 versus East Carolina ... hit .346 with 11 kills Oct. 9 against Memphis ... led all players with five service aces at Southern Miss Oct. 1 ... hit .429 with 12 kills, a career-high eight digs and six block assists at UCF Sept. 30 ... had 12 kills against UNC Greensboro Sept. 17 ... recorded at least eight kills in each match of UAB Tutwiler Invitational ... had an outstanding match against Lipscomb on Sept. 2, hitting .632 with 13 kills, two service aces and six total blocks.

PELHAM HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Katie Brown and Tammy Richardson at Pelham High School ... had over 1,000 kills as a senior to go along with 675 digs and 110 aces ... finished her four-year high school career with over 2,000 kills, 1,300 digs, 450 blocks and 200 service aces ... ... named Metro Player of the Year by the Birmingham News as a senior in 2004 ... ... also named to The Birmingham News all-metro and all-state squads in 2003 and 2004 ... AVCA all-state first team in 2003 and 2004.

PERSONAL
Casey Marie Dent ... born January 21, 1987 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Cindy and Joseph Dent ... major is undecided.

 
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