FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Totaled 27 appearances, including 24 starts ... Made an instant impact on the LSU front row ... Chipped in 1.28 kills and 1.03 blocks per set ... Her 1.03 blocks per set were ninth in the SEC, second among freshmen ... Led the Tigers in blocks a team-leading 16 times and registered five stuffs or more on a team-best eight occasions ... Opened her career by starting in 22 straight matches (Aug. 24-Oct. 22) ... One of two freshmen to earn the starting nod in the season opener at No. 2 Texas (Aug. 24) ... Notched four kills, one block and one dig during the Texas match ... Added six blocks against No. 19 San Diego (Aug. 25) ... Ripped eight kills on a .462 hitting percentage and tacked on four stuffs at Rice (Aug. 31) ... Buried eight kills on a career-high .636 hitting ratio and recorded six blocks against Western Michigan (Sept. 8) ... Picked up seven blocks highlighted by a trio of solo stuffs and popped four kills at South Carolina (Sept. 16) ... Cranked eight kills on a .412 hitting clip and tallied five blocks versus Georgia (Oct. 3) ... Collected a career-high 10 blocks during the Tennessee match (Oct. 10), the first Tiger to record double digit stuffs since former All-American Brittnee Cooper during the 2009 season ... Came away with seven kills and six blocks against Alabama (Oct. 14) ... Hammered a season's best nine kills and registered four blocks versus Texas A&M (Oct. 26) ... Turned in five kills and three blocks at No. 16 Florida (Nov. 16).
Coached by Ap Clarke at Bellaire High School in Texas ... LSU's 2012 recruiting class checked in with a No. 29 national ranking by PrepVolleyball.com ... Earned three All-District 20-5A First-Team selections from 2009-11, including 2010 MVP honors ... Team captured four district titles ... Ranked No. 27 on PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces and was among the organization's Top 50 juniors ... Named among 2012 Volleyball Magazine/Rox Girls' Fab 50 ... Plays club volleyball for the Houston Juniors Volleyball.
Full name is Khourtni Rose Fears ... Daughter of Cedric Fears and Naomi Hall ... Born on September 29, 1993 ... Has three siblings Khourtland (11), Khamille (10) and Noelle (7) ... Majoring in mass communication ... Also recruited by California, Ohio, Purdue and Texas A&M.