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Fabiola Nepomuceno
9   Fabiola Nepomuceno

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minas Gerais, Brazil

Last College:
Martin Methodist

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Hitter

Experience:
2L


AT TULSA: A returning starter and two-year letterwinner . . . has played in 162 games, including 55 matches and 32 starts . . . has 15 career double-digit kill performances.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in 118 games, including 34 matches with 32 starts . . . finished third on the squad with 296 kills . . . earned second-team All-Conference USA honors . . . reached double-digits in kills 13 times, with a season-best of 15 kills against SMU (9/12) . . . recorded 23 double-digit point performances, capped with a 19.5 point match against SMU (9/12) . . . led the team in blocks with 112 on the year . . . recorded eight consecutive matches with double-figures in both kills and points . . . posted six assists at Rice (10/2) . . . also set career-bests with four aces twice, eight digs three times during the season and six blocks twice on the season . . . her .750 hitting percentage against Southern was also a career-high.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 44 games, including 21 matches on the season . . . had 72 kills on the year and 30 digs . . . posted a season-high 11 kills against ORU and UTEP (11/13), coming off the bench . . . reached double-figures in points in three matches, including a 12.5 point performance against UTEP (11/13/05) . . . also recorded 11.5 points against ORU and 10 points against Houston (10/9/05) . . . posted double-digits in kills with 11 against UTEP (11/13/05) and ORU, respectively . . . posted season-bests in digs with seven against Grambling State and in blocks with two against UTEP (11/13/05) and Manhattan (9/17/05).

PRIOR TO TULSA: Transferred from Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn. . . . played in 163 of the 164 Redhawks' games in 2004 . . . led MMC with a .381 hitting percentage and 6.20 kills per game . . . also led the NAIA with her kills per game average, while earning All-America honorable mention honors . . . was second on the squad with 48 service aces and 90 total blocks . . . reached double figures in kills in 46 of her 47 matches . . . recorded over 20 kills in 26 matches, including five matches with over 30 kills . . . posted 16 matches with 10 or more digs, including three matches with 20 or more digs . . . led the team with 16 double-doubles on the year . . . helped lead the Redhawks to a 30-17 record and a regional semifinal appearance . . . earned the TranSouth Newcomer of the Year Award, while being named to the conference's first-team.

PERSONAL: Majoring in arts and sciences . . . born February 1, 1986 . . . daughter of Isabel and Joao Nepomuceno.