7 - Desiree Hoyum|
|Previous School:||West Valley HS|
A second team all-Big Sky Conference selection after being one of only two Hornets to start every match and play in every set (Janelle Currey was the other)...posted career highs in nearly every statistical category...among Big Sky leaders, she ranked first in the league in double-doubles (21), second in kills (3.60 per set), fifth in points (4.05 per set) and eighth in digs (3.58 per set)...the double-doubles were three more than any other player in the conference, and she tallied double figures in digs in 29 of 32 matches, and double figures in kills in 23 of 32 contests...also led the Hornets in kills in 19 of 32 matches...had a streak of four straight double-doubles (Oct. 22-Nov. 6), which tied for the longest stretch of double-doubles by any player in the Big Sky...named the conference’s player of the week on Oct. 12...career-high 26 kills came against Cal State Bakersfield, and she had at least 20 kills on 10 occasions...received 786 opponent serves, most on the Hornets...took at least 50 swings in a match 15 times...has started all 65 matches over the last two years as a full rotation outside hitter...finished her career with 965 kills, 888 digs and 161 blocks...over her final two seasons, she had 41 matches with double figures in kills, and 45 matches with double figures in digs.
An honorable mention all-Big Sky Conference selection after averaging 2.91 kills and 2.83 digs 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 sets...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.