2014 UTSA Classic All-Tournament Team
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
As a freshman played in 27 matches and earned 22 starts in her first season in Purple and Gold, seeing 87 total sets of action… Earned 166 kills on the year, hitting .158 and averaging 1.91 kills per set to go along with 19 assists… Had eight double figure kill matches this year… Finished second on the team in service aces with 26, averaging 0.30 per set which was good enough for fourth overall in the SEC… Earned 21 of those aces in league play which placed her fourth in the conference with an average of 0.38 per set… Had eight matches on the year with at least two aces… Corralled 160 digs for the year, averaging 1.84 per set, while having 18 blocks for a 0.21 blocks per set average… Had three double-doubles on the year, with two coming in league play… Made her LSU debut as a starter in the opening match against San Diego, finishing with four kills, three digs and an assist... Earned six kills with three digs and a block in the win over South Florida... Produced nine kills and hit .412 against Samford with two assists, a dig and a block... Earned 13 kills and six digs, with a block and service ace against Baylor... Hit .250 against the Bears in the UTSA Classic finale with 13 kills, six digs, two service aces and two blocks... Earned her second consecutive double-digit kill match, totaling 11 with three blocks, three digs and an assist against No. 14 Kentucky... Earned double-digit digs for the first time on the season with 10 against the Razorbacks... Racked up a season best 15 kills and hit .462 with eight digs and a block in the win over Mississippi State... Finished with 11 kills against Tennessee with five digs and five service aces... Powered home eight kills, with five digs, three assists and two blocks against Missouri... Finished with 12 kills and hit .312 in the win at Ole Miss with eight digs two aces and an assist... Had six kills with seven digs to go along with two aces and two assists against Georgia... Earned the first double-double of her career with 15 kills and 13 digs, with four assists and a service ace against Texas A&M... Set a new personal best with 14 digs while adding six kills two service aces and an assist against Tennessee... Had seven kills to go along with 10 digs, two service aces and a block against Mississippi State... Earned her second double-double with 13 kills and 13 digs, with a service ace and two blocks against Missouri... Had a new season best 15 digs to go along with five kills and two aces against Auburn... Notched a double-double with 10 kills hitting .296, while scooping up 12 digs with an assist against Oregon in the NCAA tournament second round match.
A standout in the high school and club level out of Houston, Texas, while being a staple in the USA Volleyball program since the eighth grade… At Cypress Falls High School, Was a PrepVolleyball.com High School All-American and Under Armour Second Team All-American during the 2013-14 season… As a sophomore led her team to the semifinals of the state tournament, while as a senior she was the district kills leader and broke the CyFalls kills record for most in a single match four different times with 26, 27, 28 and 29… Named one of PrepVolleyball’s Senior Aces, has played in age groups two years higher than her current age since she was nine years old… Was named an AAU All-American, twice to the All-Texas Team and the Junior National Team second team… In 2008 was the youngest member of the USA Volleyball Youth National Team as an eighth grader, where she was named the best attacker in her division… Played for the U.S. Girls Select Team that competed in the Women’s Junior International Division of the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in 2009… Won gold at the 2010 NORCECA Girl’s Youth Continental Championship… Was selected for the U.S. Girls Youth National Training team in 2011.
Full name is Mylan Kennedy Eugene… Daughter of Micah Eugene, Sr. and Irvette Heno… Born Nov. 22, 1995… Has three siblings Micah (20), Malik (17) and Jorden James (14)… Micah was a two-year player on the LSU football team… Is the fifth member of her family to attend LSU… Majoring in sports medicine.