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#13 Briana Holman
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: DeSoto, Texas
High School: Cedar Hill HS
Major: Sociology
Born: 10/07/1994
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Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/22/2014

2014 USA Volleyball A2 Program Tryout Participant
2013 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
2013 AVCA All-South Region Team
2013 AVCA South Region Freshman of the Year
2013 All-SEC Team
2013 All-SEC Freshman Team
2013 All-Louisiana First Team
2013 Louisiana Player of the Year
2013 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
2013 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (10/15)
2013 SEC Freshman of the Week (09/09, 09/16, 11/13)
2013 Rice Invitational All-Tournament Team & Tournament MVP

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Made an instant impact and started 31 of 32 matches at middle blocker … LSU’s first freshman in program history to earn AVCA All-American Honorable Mention, AVCA South Regional Freshman of the Year and AVCA All-South Region honors … Also picked up All-SEC and All-SEC Freshman Team accolades … Joined Marina Skender (2005) and Desiree Elliott (2010) as only players to earn All-SEC and All-SEC Freshman Team honors in same season … Powered home 391 kills at a 3.01 per set average to rank second on the team … The 391 kills were the most for a freshman since Lauren DeGirolamo connected for 339 kills in 2006 … Holman’s 3.01 per set average was third-highest among SEC middle blockers and 16th overall in the SEC rankings … Cranked 10-plus kills a team-leading 25 times … Racked up 200 total blocks for an SEC-leading 1.54 per set mark … Became the eighth player in SEC history to amass 200-plus blocks, and the sixth freshman in SEC history to pace the league in blocks per set … The 200 blocks are a LSU freshmen record and the fourth-most for a single season in program history … First player in LSU history to collect 200 blocks in the rally scoring era which began during the 2001 season … Her 200 blocks also are third-best in SEC history during the rally scoring era … The 1.54 blocks per game were fifth nationally and tops among freshmen ... Smacked 15 kills and added nine blocks versus San Diego State (Aug. 31) … Began a run of 10 consecutive matches with double digit kills (Aug. 31-Sept. 27) … Turned in 15 kills and 10 blocks at Rice (Sept. 7) for LSU’s first double-double in kills and blocks since former All-American Brittnee Cooper against Denver on Aug. 29, 2009 … Picked up Rice Invitational Tournament MVP and notched the first of three SEC Freshman of the Week awards (Sept. 9) for her efforts … Added 10 kills on a .476 hitting clip and a season’s best 14 blocks as LSU erased a two-set deficit at Miami (Sept. 13) … The 14 blocks were tied for seventh place during a single match, and the most for a LSU player since former All-American Ivana Kuzmic against Houston on Nov. 27, 2004 Ripped 19 kills and tacked on seven blocks as LSU collected another two-set comeback win over Baylor (Sept. 20) … Hammered 18 kills coupled with seven blocks as LSU wiped away a 2-0 hole at Texas A&M (Oct. 9) … Garnered SEC’s Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 15), only other player to win the award as a freshman was Marina Skender in 2005 … Popped 12 kills and six blocks against No. 5 Florida (Nov. 1) … Exploded for a career-high 20 kills on a .421 hitting ratio at No. 20 Kentucky (Nov. 10) … Secured 13 kills and 10 blocks versus Auburn (Nov. 15) … Provided 10 kills and matched a season-high 14 blocks at Tennessee (Nov. 17) … Belted 11 kills on 14 swings en route to a career-best .786 hitting percentage at No. 7 Florida (Nov. 22) … Registered 15 kills and six blocks as LSU came out of a 2-0 deficit against No. 24 Michigan (Dec. 6) during the NCAA Tournament First Round.

HIGH SCHOOL
Coached by Aisha Carr at Cedar Hill High School in Texas … Garnered three District 7-5A selections, and the 2012 District 7-5A MVP award … Notched 2012 All-Texas Team honors … Her team won the 2012 District 7-5A title and advanced past first round of area playoffs for first time in school history  ... Ranked among PrepVolleyball.com’s Class of 2013 Top 50 recruits as a junior and Senior Aces … Listed among 2013 Volleyball Magazine’s Girls Fab 50 … Played club volleyball for Madfrog Volleyball Club and Skyline Volleyball Club … Her 18 RSB Royal Skyline Team finished sixth at the 2013 USA Volleyball Girls National Championships.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Uniqua Session … Born on October 7, 1994 … Majoring in Pre-Med.

 

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