HONORS All-Big 12 First Team Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 10, 2011) Two-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2011 (SENIOR) Started all 33 matches and played in all 126 sets this season...Earned first-team all-Big 12 honors...Led team in kills with 352, kills per set at 2.79 and hitting percentage at .334, while ranking second in blocks with 105 and blocks per set at 0.83...Hitting percentage ranks in a tie for fourth in the Big 12...Earned Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors on Oct. 10, after hitting .500 with 4.12 kills per set in BU's back-to-back league wins over Texas Tech and Missouri...Notched 17 matches with at least 10 kills, including a career-high 19 in a four-set win over then-No. 25 Oklahoma...Hit over .350 in 17 matches for Baylor, including the seventh-best performance in the Big 12 this season with a .714 (16-1-21) in a three-set win over College of Charleston...Had at least one block in all 33 matches, notching at least 4.0 total blocks on 11 occasions...Racked up at least 10.0 points in 24 of 33 matches this season.
2010 (JUNIOR) Saw action in 30 of 31 matches, starting 11 times on the season...Ranked third on the team in blocking with 70 on the season...Ranked fifth on the team with 177 kills and 1.69 kills per set...Had at least seven kills in a match 15 times, incluing two matches with more than 10...Recorded a career-high 17 kills with just one error in 28 attempts (.571) against Texas Tech in the season finale...Notched at least one block in 27 of 31 matches and recorded more than three on 10 occasions...Had a career-high eight blocks versus Kansas...Tallied 41 digs on the season and had at least three in eight matches, including a career-best four against Missouri...Named to the spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009 (SOPHOMORE) Saw action in 15 matches, starting three...Averaged 1.64 kills per set with a .242 hitting percentage on 41 kills and 17 errors in 99 total attempts...Recorded 12 total blocks for an average of 0.48...Had a season-high seven kills, while hitting .455 against UCF...Made at least two blocks on four separate occasions, including three at TCU and at home against Colorado.
2008 (FRESHMAN) Saw action in 110 sets and 31 matches, earning 30 total starts...Recorded 198 total kills and added 23 digs...Totaled 88 total blocks, including six solo...Recorded a career-best .750 hitting (9-0-12) against San Diego State...Career-high 11 kills against Prairie View A&M and at Colorado...Had five matches with five or more total blocks...Reached double-digit kills on three occasions and had 10 or more points in eight matches...Named to the 2009 spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL Two-year letterwinner at Cypress Springs High School for head coach Ashley Hardin...Rated as the No. 62 recruit from the class of 2008 according to PrepVolleyball.com...Also ranked as the No. 19 middle blocker in the nation and the fifth-best middle blocker in Texas...District 17-5A kill leader in 2007 with 334 kills...Also added 74 total blocks (34 solo) en route to earning all-district honors for the second-straight season...Selected to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star team and an academic all-district selection...Also lettered one year in basketball, earning all-district honors.
PERSONAL Full name is Briana Lynette Tolbert...Born Nov. 6, 1990, in Houston, Texas...Daughter of Lorenzo and Deuanna Tolbert, and Rita Ravenell....Has two brothers, Brandon and Terel, and one sister Tia...Majoring in speech communications.