Joined Duck program for spring term 2009 as a transfer, and will add experience to in the fall to an already deep senior class that includes All-Americans Neticia Enesi and Sonja Newcombe.
BEFORE OREGON (at Colorado): JUNIOR (2008): As a junior in 2008, led Buffaloes in kills (271, 2.88 avg., 94 sets), and ranked second in points (300.0)...for the season, hit .152, and had eight service aces (0.09 sa/s avg.), 73 digs (0.78 dig/s avg.) and 38 blocks (4 bs, 34 ba, 0.40 blocks/set)...had double-figure kill totals in 12 matches, including five with +16 (20 vs. Texas A&M (5 sets, .277), 18 vs. Texas (4 sets, .378), and 16 vs. North Carolina (4 sets, .178) and vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (4 sets, .188)). Hit season-high .478 vs. Texas Tech (12 kills, 3 sets, 23 attempts, 1 error), and also topped .300 vs. Texas (.378, 4 sets, 18 kills, 37 attempts, 5 errors), and at Iowa State (.326, 4 sets, 18 kills, 46 attempts, 3 errors). Had season-high 4 blocks vs. Kansas State (4 BA, 4 sets) and vs. Nebraska (1 BS, 3 BA, 4 sets). Other season highs follow: Digs - 7 (North Carolina, 4 sets, 9/13/08), Service Aces - 2 (Nebraska, 4 sets, 10/29/08), Assists (1 (several times), Hitting Attempts - 50 vs. Nebraska (4 sets, 17 kills, .140, 10/29/08). SOPHOMORE (2007): Started 14 of the 25 matches that she played. Recorded a career-high 30 kills against Kansas (11/10/07) - the first Buff to record +30 kills in a match since 2006 - and was named the CU Athlete of the Week. Two matches prior, she rang up 27 kills versus Texas Tech (11/3/07). Altogether, she led the Buffs in kills for five matches and ranked fourth on the team with 248 kills. She recorded a career-high hitting percentage of .277 against then-No. 11 ranked California with nine kills on 22 swings with four errors. FRESHMAN (2006): Played in seven sets in five matches, and had no kills among her five attempts, and had two assists....made her collegiate debut against Cincinnati and played one set (9/7/06)...followed with a pair of two-set appearances against Central Connecticut State (9/8/06) and Southern Mississippi (9/9/06), and also saw action against Texas (9/20/06) and Kansas (9/23/06)...off the court, was a 2006 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection
Was a Wendy’s High School Heisman state finalist as a senior, after she set a South Puget Sound League record in kills in 2005 (169) in 47 sets (3.60 avg.)...also recorded a school record 27 kills in a single match...as a senior, helped the Enumclaw Hornets to an 11-2 record and their first state tournament appearance in nine years...was named to the all-area team and the Western Washington All-State Team...as a member of the Puget Sound Volleyball Club, she was named all-tournament at the Emerald City Classic..her PSVBC club also participated in the Junior Olympics three times...was a member of the USAV High Performance Team for three years and was on the USAV A3 Team....the three-sport athlete lettered twice in track and once in basketball...ranked top 10 in the state in the javelin and discus...participated in the state championships in the javelin as a sophomore and the shot put as a junior.
Classic Civilizations major...her dad Jeff Sisco competed in track for Baylor, and her grandfather Jack played football for the Bears...her mom is Kristen, and has one brother, Jeff, and three sisters, Gabrielle, Sarah and Jaclyn.
CAREER STATISTICS (at Colorado)
Year SP K K/S TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S SE BS BA TB B/S Points Pts/S
2006 7 0 0.00 5 .000 2 0.29 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.00
2007 83 248 2.99 688 .156 2 0.02 16 0.19 25 5 19 24 0.29 278.5 3.40
2008 94 271 2.88 816 .152 8 0.09 8 0.09 15 4 34 38 0.40 300.0 3.19
Total 184 519 2.82 1509 .153 12 0.07 24 0.14 40 9 53 62 0.35 578.5 3.27
CAREER HIGHS (at Colorado)
Kills 30 vs. Kansas (11/10/07)
Attacks 59 vs. Texas Tech (11/3/07)
Hitting .478 vs. Texas Tech (10/8/08)
Assists 1 12 times, last vs. Texas Tech (10/25/08)
Aces 2 4 times, last vs. Nebraska (10/29/08)
Digs 6 vs. Oklahoma (9/26/07)
Blocks 4 vs. Kansas State (11/12/08)
Points 30.5 vs. Texas Tech (11/3/07)
Nicknames: "Em", "E"
Favorite Color: Sapphire blue
Favorite Stuffed Animal: Honey, my stuffed bear
Pets: So many! Cats - Tyler, Gus, Jack, Jasper, Sterling, Joe. Dogs - Abigale, G, Tucker, Max. Horses - Ziggy, Buddy, Dino. Along with a potbelly pig, a bunch of fish, birds, frogs, a hamster named biscuit, and a hermit crab (ha!).
If I got a Tattoo, it would be of: If i told you my mom would kill me (ha).
Favorite Saying/Motto: If you have to crawl to live, stand and die.
If I could go back in time, I'd go: Back when I was little, I'd love to live my life knowing what I know now. Although I wouldn't change anything really.
Favorite Hobbies: Riding my horses, fishing, shooting, camping
Greatest Accomplishment: I'd hope it hasn't happened yet.
Something Most People Would be Surprised to Know About Me: I did ballet when i was younger.
Personal Hero: Mom
Most Prized Possession: Benelli =)
When I was a Little Kid I Wanted to be a: Doctor
Favorite College Class: Greek Mythology
Intended Career Profession: Large animal veterinarian
I'd Die Without My: Family and friends
First Car: 1996 Volvo 850 Turbo
Favorite Place I've Visited: Venice, Italy
Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: New Zealand
Any Previous/Current Volunteer Experience: Reading to kids in the hospital (among many experiences).
Favorite Entrée/Dish: Fondue is amazing
Favorite Ice Cream: Karmel Sutra Ben & Jerry's
Favorite Snack: Fruit by the foot
Favorite Pizza: Pepperoni
Favorite Drink: Arizona Black & White Iced Tea
Favorite Type of Food: Italian
Best Dish I Can Make: Chocolate chip pancakes
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite Actor: Johnny Knoxville
Favorite Actress: Kate Beckinsdale
Favorite TV Comedy: Family Guy
Favorite TV Drama: House
Favorite Cartoon Character: Doug Funny
Favorite Singer: George Strait
Favorite Karaoke Song: Under the Sea
Favorite Book: Angels & Demons
Favorite Board Game: Life
Favorite Video Game: Mario Kart & Wii Sports
First Athletic Award When You Were a Little Kid: First place in my first horseshow when I was 6
Most Embarrassing Athletic Moment: Too many to count
Biggest Fan: Paul Thomassen
Favorite Pro Team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Elite Volleyball Player: Logan Tom
Favorite Oregon Athlete (that doesn't play volleyball): Conrad Davis =)
If I didn't play volleyball, I would play: Softball I guess