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 Deja Sweeney 6
Deja Sweeney
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Natomas

Last College:
Sacramento City College

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH/OPP

Birthdate:
03/09/1985

Experience:
1L

11/25/2006

Baylor volleyball

Baylor vs Oklahoma volleyball 11/25/2006

11/04/2006

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Baylor Volleyball vs. Texas - 11/04/2006

09/01/2006

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BU Volleyball vs ULM - 09/01/2006

09/01/2006

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BU Volleyball vs. UNM - 09/01/2006

2005: As a junior, appeared in 28 matches, including 19 starts - 12 at defensive specialist and the last seven matches at libero...Ranked fourth on the team with 1.85 digs per game...Averaged 2.70 digs per game in her seven starts at libero...Recorded four double-digit dig efforts...Posted a career-high 16 digs in the season finale against Texas Tech (11/26)...Had a career-high four kills at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (10/24) and a career-high two blocks at Kansas (9/24)...Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

Prior to Baylor: Named to the 2004 AVCA Two-Year College All-America first team and the All-Northern California and all-state team after hitting .297 with 3.61 kills per game for coach Laurie Nash at Sacramento City College...Also averaged 1.94 blocks per game to rank fourth among all California junior college players and 0.65 service aces per game to rank 19th...Named Co-MVP of the All-Bay Valley Conference and earned all-conference honors...Earned MVP of the Delta Tournament and earned the Outstanding Women's Athlete Award...During her freshman season, hit .254 with 2.62 kills per game and ranked 13th in California with 1.35 blocks per game...She was named the conference MVP and earned all-conference, All-Northern California and all-state honors.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner for coaches Barbara Corker, Chad Geary and Mary Patrick at Natomas High School in Sacramento, Calif...As a senior, earned All-Sierra Foothill League honors and made the All-Star Team of Sacramento...Earned the Academic Athlete Award as a junior, was named MVP of the Bencia Tournament as a sophomore and was named most improved as a freshman.

Personal: Full name is Deja Javon Sweeney...Born March 9, 1985, in Hayward, Calif...Daughter of Frank and Jeanne Sweeney...Has identical twin brothers, Beau and Jules Beresford (29); another brother, Shane O'Brien (9) and one sister, Lisa O'Brien (11)...Majoring in health science.

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