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#7 Dani Reis
Position: Setter
Height: 5'8"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
High School: Bennett HS
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Daniela Reis Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/23/2013

Elected to LSU Athletic Hall of Fame (2013)

CAREER (1989-92)
Established herself as the finest setter in program history and earned three-time AVCA All-American selections (1990-91-92) as LSU won three SEC regular season championships (1989-90-91), three SEC Tournament titles (1989-90-91) and appeared in back-to-back NCAA Final Fours (1990-91) … Holds LSU’s and the SEC’s top mark with 6,379 assists … The 6,379 assists enter the 2013 season ranked No. 9 all-time in NCAA history … Garnered four of the program’s top five single season assist totals … Collected a program-record 1,527 career digs … Recorded 254 service aces which ranks second in program history … Her 82 assists versus Florida (Dec. 14, 1991) are the second-most in program history for a single-match … Elected to the LSU Athletics Hall of Fame in May 2013.

SENIOR SEASON (1992)
Played and started in 35 matches (116 sets) … Passed out 1,459 assists … Broke the SEC’s career assist record during match versus Texas (Oct. 18)  … Her .453 hitting percentage was tops in the SEC, while her 12.58 assists per set were fourth … Also ranked among SEC’s Top 5 in aces (0.41 per set) and digs (3.16 per set) … Other season-highs include nine kills (2x), four aces versus Tennessee, 19 digs (2x) and 75 assists against Kentucky.

JUNIOR SEASON (1991)
Played and started in 37 matches (122 sets) … Distributed 1,608 assists, while her 13.2 per set average was good-enough for sixth place nationally … Slapped a team-leading 57 aces and finished sixth in the SEC in that category … Registered a team-best 328 digs … Handed out a then school-record 82 assists versus Florida during the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament … Other season-highs include seven kills against Auburn, 22 digs versus Florida and six blocks against Tournament … Named All-Tournament at all four tournaments LSU competed which included MVP accolades at the Northwestern Sheraton Classic.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1990)
Played and started in all 40 matches (137 sets) … Hit .435 for the year with 121 kills … Handed out 12.4 assists per set which ranked 16th nationally and second in the SEC … Tigers’ top server with a team-leading 78 aces … Collected 413 digs, second-most on the team … Her 3.01 digs per set were sixth on the SEC leaderboard … Season-highs included six kills (5x), 1.000 hitting percentage (5x), 78 assists versus Wyoming, five aces against Houston, 18 digs against Pepperdine and eight blocks versus Texas-Arlington … Named All-Tournament Team in three events, including MVP honors at the Arizona Wildcat Hilton Classic.

FRESHMAN SEASON (1989)
SEC Freshman of the Year … Named to the AVCA All-South Region First Team, All-SEC Second Team and All-Louisiana Second Team … Led the Tigers in four different categories: assists (1,611), hitting percentage (.354), aces (68) and digs (377) … Her 11.9 assists per set average was 16th in the nation and third-highest in the SEC … Her 0.55 aces per set average also was third in the SEC … Named All-Tournament at all five events LSU competed in … Took home MVP honors at the LSU Classic and SEC Final Four.

PRIOR TO LSU
Regarded as the top junior level setter in Brazil … Since age 12, her club team in Brazil never finished lowered than second place … Helped lead her teams to numerous state championships from 1981-88 … Named MVP at the 1987 Brazilian Nationals while leading her team to the championship … Named MVP at the state championships in both 1985 and 1987.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Coriobano and Rachel Reis … Born on April 6, 1969 … Nickname is “Dani” … Sister, Luciana, played volleyball at LSU (1990-93) … Graduated in May 1993 with a degree in marketing .

 

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