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Kassiana Urnau
7   Kassiana Urnau

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Curitiba, Brazil

High School:
Colegio Dom Bosco

Height:
5-10

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
1L

Club Team:
Circulo Militar/Parana Club


AT TULSA: A returning two-year starter and letterwinner . . . red-shirted during the 2003 season after suffering a knee injury in preseason drills . . . has 23 career double-double matches and 32 double-figure kill performances . . . enters the season tied for fourth on the school's all-time list for service aces with 95 . . . has played in 54 matches, 198 games and has 53 career starts.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 105 games, while starting in 30 matches . . . recorded 20 double-figure kill performances, including six straight to start the season . . . also registered 15 double-digit dig matches . . . had 14 double-doubles on the year . . . led the squad in kills (374) . . . recorded a career-best 26 kills, 79 attempts and 29points against UTEP (10/14) . . . was named to the all-Conference USA second team . . . reached double-figures in points in 22 matches, including four matches with over 20 points all during C-USA play . . . posted a career-best hitting percentage of .545 against Columbia, also hit .500 against North Texas (15-2-26) . . . recorded a trio of blocks against East Carolina, Fordham and Utah State.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 93 games and started in 23 of the 24 matches she played . . . led the team and the WAC with 56 service aces and a 0.60 ace per game average . . . finished the year ranked 13th in the country for aces per game . . . ranked second on the team with 280 digs and a 3.01 digs per game average . . . also ranked third on the team with 291.0 points . . . posted eight consecutive doublefigure kill performances, including a season-best 15 kills against Grambling State . . . had nine double-doubles on the season, includingsix consecutive . . . recorded a season-high 21 digs against Fresno State . . . had a total of 12 double-figure kill performances and 16 double-digit dig matches.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was captain of the all-state squad while at Colegio Dom Bosco . . . helped her Parana state team win the national championship in 2000 and finish as runners-up in 2002 . . . practiced with the coach of the Brazilian men's national team, Bernardo Resende . . . played beach volleyball with the best beach volleyball tandem in Brazil, Adriana Beahr and Shelda . . . also competed on the swimming team in high school.

PERSONAL: Major is communication, with a minor in French . . . born July 10, 1985 . . . daughter of Jose and Leda Urnau.