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- Isabel Oquendo
Isabel Oquendo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

High School:
Nuestra Senora de la Merced High School

Last College:
Jacksonville State

Height:
5-10

Position:
Outside Hitter

Birthdate:
11/02/1982

Experience:
2VL



AS A SENIOR (2005)
Ranked third on the team with 2.94 kills-per-game and finished fourth with 2.06 digs-per-contest ... finished her career with an 11-kill, 12-dig double-double against SMU on Nov. 17 in the C-USA Tournament ... put away 13 kills Nov. 13 at East Carolina ... tied her previous career-high with 15 digs against UTEP Nov. 6 ... had 10 kills and tied a career-high with five blocks against Tulane Nov. 4 ... racked up 13 kills and 13 digs against Georgia State Nov. 1 ... had another 13-kill, 10-dig double-double at SMU oct. 21 ... had 17 kills and 10 digs at Rice Oct. 20 ... hit .359 with 18 kills versus East Carolina Oct. 15 ... notched a 13-kill, 10-dig double-double against Marshall Oct. 14 ... had a career-high nine assists against Memphis Oct. 9 ... slammed a career-best 32 kills to go along with 11 digs for her second straight double-double Oct. 2 at Southern Miss ... ledteam with 16 kills and 13 digs at UCF Sept. 30 ... recorded her first double-double of the season with 16 kills and 11 digs against Tennessee State Sept. 10 ... had 12 kills at Samford Sept. 6 ... put away nine kills to go along with 12 digs against Lipscomb Sept. 2 ... had ten kills, five digs and five block assists in season opener against Stetson Sept. 2.

AS A JUNIOR (2004)
Saw action in all 25 of UAB's matches and made 23 starts ... played in 79 of the Blazers' 80 games ... ranked first on the team in kills (206), kills per game (2.61) and total attempts (672) ... ranked fourth with 133 digs and 12 service aces and third with 44 total blocks ... had 28 kills in three matches at the Evansville Invitational, including a 14-kill performance against host Evansville on Sept. 4 ... had an outstanding match on Oct. 5 against Mercer, recording career bests with 17 kills and 15 digs ... recorded 79 kills over a seven-match span from Oct. 5-Oct. 22 ... had 10 kills at Georgia State on Oct. 12 ... hit a UAB season-high .462 to go along with 13 kills against Marquette on Oct. 16 ... recorded 13 kills for the second-straight match on Oct. 22 at USF ... had back-to-back double-doubles on consecutive nights against Memphis and Saint Louis on Nov. 5-6 ... notched 11 kills and 10 digs against the Tigers and 12 kills and 10 digs against the Billikens the next night ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003)
Saw action in 21 matches, starting five ... best match was a career-high 15-kill effort against Mississippi State, Sept. 16 at Bartow Arena ... the Blazers won the MSU match 3-1 and Oquendo hit .481 with a career-high 18 points and a career-high two service aces to go along with two total blocks ... posted double digits in points and kills on five occasions ... hit for .333 or better seven times ... recorded a total of 115 points, 101 kills, 47 digs, 14 total blocks and seven service aces for the season ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2003-04 academic year.

JACKSONVILLE STATE (2002)
Played for coaches Jose Rivera and Rick Nold at Jacksonville State in 2001 ... redshirted the 2002 season ... inducted into the Scholar Athlete Hall of Fame in 2002.

NUESTRA SENORA DE LA MERCED HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Nuestra Senora de la Merced High School in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico ... a four-year letterwinner for coach Omar Joglar ... a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Isabel Cristina Oquendo ... born Nov. 2, 1982, in Puerto Rico ... daughter of Juan Oquendo and Norma Robles ... if not playing volleyball she would play softball ... favorite thing about UAB is the campus ... majoring in management.

OQUENDO'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year	MP-MS	GP	K	E	TA	Pct.	A	SA	B	Dg
2003	21-5	51	101	52	255	.192	7	7	14	47
2004	25-23	79	206	128	672	.116	25	12	44	133
2005	27-26	99	291	158	828	.161	78	27	50	204
Totals	73-54	229	598	338	1755	.148	110	46	108	384

OQUENDO'S CAREER HIGHS Kills ... 32 at Southern Miss (10/2/05) Errors ... 18 at Southern Miss (10/2/05) Total Attempts ... 72 at Southern Miss (10/2/05) Attack Pct. ... 1.000 at LSU (8/30/03) Assists ... 9 vs. Memphis (10/9/05) Service Aces ... 4, twice Blocks ... 5, three times Digs ... 15, twice