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Dana Chuha 7

Dana  Chuha


Yorba Linda, CA

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2000 NCAA Assists-per-Game Champion
2000 Big 12 Academic all-Conference
1999 NCAA Assists-per-Game Champion
NCAA Tournament Record Holder

Career at Baylor: Second all-time with 3,495 assists...Owns school record with 17 60-assist matches, nine 70-assist matches and four 80-assist matches...Claims top four and nine of top 11 single-match assist totals in school history...School-record holder for assists in a five-game match, assists in a four-game match and assists in a three-game match...NCAA Tournament record holder for assists in a four-game match...Big 12 Conference record-holder for assists in a four-game match...20 double-doubles...20 matches with at least 10 digs.

2000: Became first person in NCAA history to lead the nation in assists twice, doing so for the second consecutive year with 15.03 per game...Shattered school record for assists in a season with 1,623, easily more than Sharon Pratt?s previous record of 1,360 during the 1996 season...Season assist-per-game average of 15.03 also shattered school record of 14.70, which she set in 1999...Posted career season-highs with 102 kills, 0.94 kills per game, 237 digs, 59 total blocks and 0.59 blocks per game...Finished tied for fourth on team with 18 service aces...Was fourth on team in digs...One of five Bears to reach the 200-dig plateau...Joined Stevie Nicholas as the only players on the team to tally 200-plus digs and 50-plus total blocks...Was third on team in total blocks, including a career-high six solo blocks...Paced the Baylor offense to 17.94 kills per game, ranking third in the Big 12 and sixth in the nation...Slapped five kills with a .444 attacking percentage, eight digs and three blocks Sept. 1 against Louisiana Tech...Guided Baylor offense to a .413 attacking percentage (66-16-121) in three-game victory Sept. 2 against Texas-Pan American...Had three errorless kills in seven attempts (.429) with 11 digs and a career-high seven blocks Sept. 6 against Southern Methodist...Hit .600 with a career-high seven kills Sept. 8 against Santa Clara...Led Baylor to a .388 team attacking percentage (58-18-103) Sept. 9 in a three-game sweep New Mexico State...Posted the fourth-highest single-match assist total in school history with 83 Sept. 20 against Texas to go along with four kills, 14 digs and a pair of blocks...Had five kills with a .308 attacking percentage, 74 assists, 11 digs and four blocks in the Sept. 27 five-game victory over Kansas...Hit .625 with six kills and 47 assists Oct. 4 to lead Baylor to a stunning three-game victory at Colorado...Paced Bears? offense to a .303 attacking percentage against the Buffaloes as Baylor won in Boulder for the first time in five tries...Tallied six kills, 56 assists, 14 digs and two blocks Oct. 7 against Texas A&M...Posted five errorless kills in six attempts (.833) to go along with 45 assists in three games Oct. 17 against Texas Christian...Led Baylor offense to a .318 attacking percentage in Oct. 25 victory over Kansas State, a school-record for a five-game match...In that match, hit .364 (4-0-11) with 74 assists, two service aces and five blocks...Assist total from that match tied for 10th all-time at Baylor...Hit .556 (5-0-9) with two blocks in a three-game victory Nov. 20 at Iowa State...Slapped six kills and hit .417 with 54 assists, six digs and two blocks in three-game victory Nov. 24 against Nevada-Las Vegas...Selected second-team Academic all-Big 12.

1999: Led the nation with 14.70 assists per game despite playing season with a stress fracture in her leg...Assists per game average shattered the Baylor record by nearly three assists per game...Totaled 1,308 assists to rank third all-time at Baylor...Collected a career-high 94 assists against Temple in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...That total established a new mark for a four-game NCAA Tournament match and was just one assist shy of tying the overall NCAA record for a four-game match...Had 101 assists in a Nov. 3 win over then-No. 12 Texas, establishing a school record and tying for seventh in NCAA history for a five-game match...14.70 assist per game average was 0.56 assists per game better than second place in Big 12 Conference rankings...15.44 assist per game average in conference play was 0.80 better than second place...Recorded her 1,000th career assist Oct. 9 at Kansas and recorded career assist No. 1,500 Nov. 13 at home against Kansas...Collected a career-high 17 digs Nov. 6 at Missouri following a then-career high of 15 three days earlier against Texas...Notched her first of nine double-doubles Sept. 3 at Arkansas State with 44 assists and 11 digs in only three games...Tallied 69 assists in five games Sept. 25 at Colorado...Also had nine digs against the Buffaloes...Again had 69 assists, this time with 12 digs and season-high six total blocks, Oct. 6 at Texas A&M...Collected 46 assists in three games Oct. 9 at Kansas...Followed that up with a 48-assist, three-game performance Oct. 12 against Texas Tech...Had four kills with no errors, 73 assists, a service ace and 11 digs in four games Oct. 20 at Kansas State...Began three-match run of at least 10 digs Nov. 3 against Texas with 15 to go along with a pair of blocks...Had 17 digs and 77 assists three nights later at Missouri...Had 78 assists and 16 digs Nov. 10 at Texas A&M...Totaled 52 assists in just three games Nov. 13 against Kansas...Ended regular season well with 76 assists and 12 digs in four-game match Nov. 27 against Kansas State...Also had 10 digs against Dec. 3 against Temple in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

1998: Rotated with senior Sarah Sivertson at the setter position...Had already climbed to eighth on Baylor?s career assist list by the end of her freshman campaign...Had a season best Oct. 17 at Kansas State, registering 41 assists...Finished the season with 564 assists, 23 kills, and 163 digs...Led the Bears in service aces with 36...Played in 104 games and 33 matches...Played in the most games out of five freshmen...Had three service aces with no service errors Sept. 11 at nationally ranked Hawaii...Tallied 18 assists, three service aces and eight digs Oct. 4 at Missouri...Notched her first collegiate double-double Oct. 27 against Southern Methodist with 31 assists and 13 digs...Had at least eight digs 10 times...Reached the 100-dig plateau for her career Oct. 31 at Texas...Collected three service aces to to along with 29 assists and nine digs in three-game match Nov. 6 against Kansas...Posted a career-high four service aces twice within an eight-day span to close out the regular season...First occurrence came in a 32-assist, eight-dig performance Nov. 21 against Kansas State...Also collected her 500th career assist in that match...Again accomplished the four-ace feat Nov. 28 at Kansas with eight digs and a block in four games.

High School: 1998 graduate of Esperanza High School in Yorba Linda, Calif....Played for head coach Kurt Kersten...First-team all-Sunset League and second-team all-California Interscholastic Federation as a senior...Second-team all-Sunset League as a junior...Principal?s honor roll student with a 3.40 GPA.

Personal: Full name is Dana Ann Chuha...Born Nov. 24, 1980 in Whittier, Calif....Daughter of Andy and Carolyn Chuha...Has two sisters, Laura (31) and Mindy (19)...Mindy is a freshman volleyball player at Rhode Island...Also has one brother, Craig, who is 30...Studying pre-dentistry at Baylor.

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