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Stephanie Sierra
Stephanie Sierra

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Americas H.S.

Last College:
UTEP

Height:
5-8

Position:
S

2010: Named Second Team All-MEAC after finishing second in the conference in assists with 1054, averaging over nine a set ... started in all 32 matches ... also recorded 231 digs, 36 blocks, 32 aces and 70 kills ... set team's single-game highs in assists (58 @ Navy, 9/18) and digs (15 @ Rhode Island, 9/9) ... earned 44 assists in three-set match victory at Morgan State (10/24) ... season high six kills plus 44 assists at Delaware State (10/29).

2009 (at UTEP): Appeared in 26 matches, starting 15 ... tallied 158 digs in 90 sets, averaging 1.76 per game ... third on the team with 40 assists ... hit 15 aces, averaging one per match.

High School/Club: Played four years of volleyball at Americas High School ... Helped Americas to Co-District Championship in 2006 ... Named an El Paso Times Player of the Week in 2006 ... Earned all-city honors as a setter in 2007 Also named Most Outstanding Setter of district to straight seasons ... Played club for SunSpots Volleyball Club in El Paso from 2004-08, winning the Sun Country Region Championships in 2007 and going to nationals.

Personal: Born May 14, 1990 in El Paso, Texas Daughter of Rosario Posada and Omar Sierra ... Has a sister, Ariadnne (15) ... Majoring in Sociology ... Pregame routine includes dancing, listening to music and praying ... Best sports moment is winning the District Championship in high school in five sets at home against Franklin High School ... Most influential person is her mom, because she has taught me so much about life ... Upon graduation, she plans to travel and play volleyball overseas ... Best advice received "This, too, shall pass" ... Hobbies include going to the movies ... Favorite book is El Principito by Antoine de Saint-Exupery.