15 - Julie Marie Stephenson
Julie Marie Stephenson
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Augusta, Kan.
High School: Augusta
Position: Outside hitter
Major: Biologocial Sciences


2010 UniWyo Cowgirl Classic All-Tournament Team: Sept. 11, 2010

2008 Big Sky Fall All-Academic Team: Feb. 4, 2009

2009: Played in 104 sets in her junior year and was an integral part of the Bears' championship run ... tallied 107 digs on the season (second-most among non-seniors) ... Had 12 kills in 55 attempts, 11 service aces and two blocks ... Established career highs with three service aces against Eastern Washington in the Big Sky Championship semifinal ... Scooped up career-best 14 digs against nationally ranked New Mexico State in late August at the North Texas Mean Green Volleyball Classic ... Had double-digit kills three times during the season.

2008: Played in 56 sets and 26 matches in her sophomore campaign, starting in one match... Threw down 52 kills, for a 0.93 per-set average, which was second highest among non-starters... Also scooped up 36 digs in her second year with the Bears... Had season-high 10 kills in Bears victory at Sacramento State... Recorded at least one dig in 14 of the Bears' 27 matches.

2007: Saw action in 20 matches and 37 games for the Bears in her freshman season... Had 20 kills and 72 total attacks... Her .139 attack percentage was fifth-highest on the team... Had a season-high 11 attacks against Gonzaga on Sept. 7... Had a season-best .571 attack percentage in the Bears' 3-0 victory agasint UC Riverside on Aug. 31.

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped the Augusta Orioles to a second-place finish at the Kansas state Class 4A tournament and a 38-4 overall record... Was named to the state all-tournament team for her performance in the state tournament... She played club volleyball with the Molten Shockwave.

PERSONAL: Born March 2, 1989... Is majoring in biology (with a medical emphasis) at Northern Colorado... Has two brothers.