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Thonya Joseph
Thonya Joseph

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bridgetown, Barbados

Last College:
Clarendon College (JUCO)

Height:
5-11

Position:
MB

2008: Made the all-tournament team for the Winston-Salem State Lady Rams Invitational (Sept. 28) ... Led the team in total blocks (71) and blocks per game (0.62) ... Was fourth on the team in attack percentage (.397) and fourth in total kills (157) and kills per game (1.38) ... Had a season-high 13 kills in the MEAC Championship game against Florida A&M on Nov. 16 ... Had a season-high six blocks on three occasions, most recently against Florida A&M on Nov. 16 ... Picked up season-best six digs against Coastal Carolina on Aug. 30.

Previous School: Ranked among the 50 best blockers in nation in JUCO and was as high as 37th at Clarendon College.

High School/Club: Was a four-sport athlete at Christ Church Foundation School, lettering in volleyball, track and field, basketball and soccer ... Won a bronze medal in the long jump at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in 2002 ... Played club volleyball with the Chargers in Division I in Barbados ... in summer 2009, represented Barbados North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation Tournament ... Helped team to fourth-place finish while being named the tournament's Best Blocker.

Personal: Born Sept. 18, 1986, in Bridgetown, Barbados ... Daughter of Francisca and Anthony Joseph ... Has two sisters, Desiree and Ay'sha ... Major is Sociology/Social Work ... Future goals include becoming a social worker ... Enjoys writing poetry ... Favorite book is Huckleberry Finn ... Personal athletic goals for the season are to improve blocking and average five kills per game ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is to make all-conference before graduation.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year SP MP K E TA PCT A Aces Digs BS BA
2008 114 34 157 41 292 .397 4 0 30 9 62
TOTAL 114 34 157 41 292 .397 4 0 30 9 62