7 - Desiree Hoyum|
|Previous School:||West Valley HS|
An honorable mention all-Big Sky Conference selection after posting career highs in virtually every statistical category, including kills (2.91 per set) and digs (2.83 per set)...also averaged 0.40 blocks per set...one of two Hornets to start all 33 matches and appear in all 124 games...one of the team’s two primary passers...among team leaders, she ranked first in kills and second in digs...her 13 double-doubles (kills and digs) tied for the fourth best mark in the conference...led or tied for the team lead in kills in 22 matches...against Big Sky competition, she raised her numbers to 3.41 kills and 3.33 digs per set...among Big Sky leaders (vs. league competition only), she ranked fifth in kills and sixth in points (3.9 per set)...posted 18 matches with double figures in kills, and 16 matches with double figures in digs...after recording zero double-doubles through the first 13 matches of the season, she had 13 over the final 20 matches...set her career high with 21 kills vs. Eastern Washington, and 27 digs at Portland State.
Appeared in 36 matches, including 24 starts on the right side...averaged 0.97 kills, 0.49 digs and 0.56 blocks per set...had a season-high nine kills at Northern Colorado...also posted a career-high six blocks at Eastern Washington...tallied six kills, three blocks and a .462 hitting percentage at Portland State.
Appeared in 19 matches, including 27 games...averaged 0.74 kills and 0.56 digs per set...had at least one kill in 12 matches...including a season-high three kills and a .600 hitting percentage (3-0-5) in a home victory against Eastern Washington...had two kills, a .500 hitting percentage (2-0-4) and three digs at Montana.
A 2006 graduate of West Valley High School in Cottonwood, Calif...a four-sport star, she competed in four years of volleyball, basketball and softball, and three years of track...as a senior in volleyball, she was named the Northern Athletic League MVP after leading West Valley to a 43-3 record (including a 35-match winning streak), a Northern Section Div. III championship and an appearance in the state playoffs...a three-time all-league selection, she was the starting outside hitter for each of West Valley’s league championships over her final three years (2003-05)...as a senior, she was also named the Northern Section MVP by the Redding Record Searchlight after finishing the season with a .329 hitting percentage, 340 kills, 443 digs, 49 blocks and 189 service aces...using a jump serve, she averaged 4.1 aces per match, which ranked as the second-best mark in the state...the 443 digs were the fifth-highest mark in the section.
Born Oct. 20, 1988...parents are David and Elissa Hoyum...a kinesiology major...played for the Shasta Creations (Redding, Calif.), the same program that produced former Hornets Lindsay Haupt and Jennifer Ferguson.