Aggies compete on back-to-back televised matchups at Long Beach State, CSUN
UC Davis hosts UC Santa Barbara (Tuesday), travels to UC Irvine (Saturday)
Aggies host UC Riverside (Wednesday) and UC Irvine (Saturday)
Aggies open season with Northern Iowa, host Colorado State and Baylor
2001: Appeared in 27 matches, starting 25... Led team in kills (274) and attacks (823)... Finished 12th in CCAA in digs (2.89 pg)... Opened season with 21-6-43 (.349) outing vs. St. Martin?s... Had 13 matches with 10-plus kills... Recorded double-figure digs 16 times, including 20 at Stanislaus (9/7)... Had 10 ?double-doubles? of digs & kills... Hit .524 (13-2-21) vs. Humboldt (8/25), highest by any Aggie for the year.
2000: Started 22 of 32 matches played... Led team with 253 digs (2.75 dpg)... Also 3rd on team in aces (21)... Had pair of 20-dig matches: at Stanislaus (10/20) and at home win over Grand Canyon (10/13)... Also hit 17-4-36 (.361) in win over Warriors... Recorded 19 digs vs. Chico (9/27)... Had double-figure digs 10 times, double-figure kills 6 times.
LA CA?ADA HS ?00: Four-year varsity starter... Named MVP of the Rio Hondo League as a senior... Also named MVP of the area, according to two local newspapers... Selected to All-CIF first team... Set school records for kills in a match (34) and in a season (310)... Also led team in digs... Named Player of the Week by the L.A. Daily News... Led team to a 24-2 record, a league title and a 4th-place finish in state her senior year... Team also garnered academic recognition all four years and was Team of the Month by Volleyball Monthly in 1999... Selected as school?s female athlete of the year... Played club ball for Sports Shack, Santa Monica and South Bay VBCs.
PERSONAL: Born in Burbank, Calif.... Age 21 to start season... Daughter of Tony Gaudino and Janice Homan... Tony played volleyball at Santa Clara, Janice played tennis for UCLA... Psychology major... Sports hero is Shaquille O?Neal, non-sports hero is her grandfather, legendary Olympic swimming coach George Haines... Reached softball?s World Series at age 12, placing third... Hopes for career in media relations.