|Kristen Pettey - 11
Junior: Finished the season second on the team in kills per game (2.08) ... finished the season third on the team in kills (208), assists (43), block assists (53) and total blocks (57) ... had five matches with double digits in both kills and digs ... had 15 kills and 17 digs vs. Samford (Sept. 28) ... started 30 matches for the Blazers ... named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll fall quarter 1999 and winter quarter 2000 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner?s Honor Roll for the third consecutive season.
Sophomore: Played in 32 out of the 35 matches the Blazers participated in ... had 74 kills, 12 assists, 20 service aces, 165 digs and 16 total blocks on the season ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner?s Honor Roll for the second consecutive year ... was named to the Dean?s List and the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll fall quarter 1998.
Freshman: Saw limited playing time as a freshman ... amassed 12 kills and 48 digs on the season ... played in 15 matches for the Blazers ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner?s Honor Roll for the 1997-98 academic year ... named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll winter quarter 1998 and fall quarter 1997.
High School: All-State First Team (1996) ... District First Team (1996) ... member of state championship team (1996) ... member of district championship team 1995 and 1996 ... voted Outstanding Attacker by district coaches (1996) ... five year member of Metroplex club team.
Personal: Full name is Kristen Renee Pettey ... born March 12, 1979 in Arlington, Texas ... daughter of Gene and Connie Pettey ... favorite musical group is U2 ... chose UAB for the coaching staff and the team members ... major is communications studies.