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#8 TAMMY FOXWORTH
  • Sophomore, 5-11
  • Outside Hitter
  • Joliet, Ill./Joliet
  • Major: Anthropology
  • USA Juniors Club Team: Club Uno

Career Honors: SEC Academic Honor Roll (2000). As a Sophomore (2000): Saw action in 16 games in 14 matches this season...Got first career start vs. Tennessee Oct. 27...Last action was vs. Georgia Nov. 3...Had a career-high three blocks in just two games vs. Kentucky Oct. 29...Played at middle blocker in two contests...Was first off of the bench to give Niki Hartley a rest at the outside hitter position in early matches.

As a Freshman (1999): Career high two kills on two attempts (1.000 hp) at South Carolina...Recorded first career kill in sweep of LSU...Saw action in 22 games.

Prior to Florida: Came to Florida as one of the top prospects in the Midwest as rated by the American Volleyball Scouting Report...Named to Volleyball magazine's 1999 Fab 50 list...Club Uno juniors team placed fifth in the Asics Tampa Bay National Qualifier and second in the Regional...Participated in the National Junior Classic...High school team won the Hinsdale South tournament...Just missed having a perfect hitting game in the high school sectionals her sophomore year...Is a Herald News all-conference and all-area selection...Daily Southtown All-Area honoree...Also successful academically... Graduated with honors...An Illinois State Scholar...Received President's Education Award...Member of the Spanish and National honors societies.

Personal: Born in Joliet, Ill...Mother was her volleyball coach in the sixth and seventh grades...Has an older brother and sister...Sister played sports at Joliet Junior College and Carthage College...Cousin is Oprah Winfrey...Has a dog named Coco and an alley cat named Mo...Enjoys reading and writing and would like to work as a museum curator...Favorite sports figure is Michael Jordan...Favorite movie is "Space Balls"...Chose Florida over USC, UNC-Chapel Hill, Michigan State, Maryland, Texas and Purdue for its academic and athletic prestige...From the same hometown as Gator softball player Emily Marino...Major is anthropology.


2000 Season Highs
Kills 1 (three times)
Attempts 3 (twice)
Hitting % -
Assists -
Digs 2 (UNLV)
Aces -
Solo Blocks -
Block Assists 3 (Kentucky)
Career Highs
Kills 2 (S. Carolina, 1999)
Attempts 4 (LSU, 1999)
Hitting % 1.000 (2-0-2 USC)
Assists 0
Digs 2 (UNLV, 2000)
Aces 0
Solo Blocks 0
Block Assists 3 (Kentucky, 2000)
CareerStatistics
Season GP-MP K K/G E TA Pct A A/G SA SA/G SE
1999................ 22-18 6 0.27 3 17 .176 0 0.00 0 0.00 0
2000................ 16-14 3 0.19 3 14 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 1
TOTAL............... 38-32 9 0.24 6 31 .097 0 0.00 0 0.00 1
Season GP RE DIG D/G BS BA TB B/G BE BHE  
1999................ 22 0 5 0.23 0 1 1 0.05 1 0  
2000................ 16 0 3 0.19 0 4 4 0.25 3 0  
TOTAL............... 38 0 8 0.21 0 5 5 0.13 4 0  
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