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Breanna Barksdale
Breanna Barksdale

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Eastlake

Last College:
Cincinnati

Height:
6-1

Position:
Middle Blocker

Barksdale

2014 War Eagle Invitational All-Tournament Team

2014

Started all 31 matches in her first season at Auburn, playing in 111 sets ... Finished the season as the team's leader in blocks (101) and blocks per set (0.91), which ranks third and fourth, respectively, in Auburn single-season history ... Tied fort he team lead with 14 solo rejectiosn, tying for the ninth-most in single-season history ... Finished second on the team with a .251 hitting percentage ... Topped double-digit kills four times during sophomore year ... Ranked fifth on the team with 187 kills (168/set) ... Collected a season-high 13 kills versus No. 15 Kentucky (11/26/14) ... Tied a season-high in blocks with eight against USF (9/13), Georgia (10/1) and Tennessee (11/9) ... Hit .727 with eight kills on 11 error-free swings against Jacksonville State (9/20) ...Recorded 11 kills on a career-high 27 attempts in a five-set win over Northwestern State (9/20) ... Collected 10 kills and hit .429 against Florida A&M (9/19) and Georgia (10/1) ... Posted seven blocks versus Ole Miss ... Finished with six blocks versus North Dakota in the season-opening match at the George Washington Invitational ... Added in a season-high three digs against Tennessee (11/9) ... Picked up first ace on the road at No. 7 Florida (11/7) ... Earned all-tournament honors at the War Eagle Invitational.

2013 (at Cincinnati)
Started in 27 of 29 matches and played 105 sets as a freshman ... Finished season as a Top-10 American Athletic Conference (AAC) conference leader, accumulating a team high .292 attacking percentage in conference play and 180 kills on the season ... Also led team in blocks/set ratio with 104 blocks while ranking 9th in AAC play with a 1.12 blocks/set ratio ... Selected for the 2014 U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryouts ... Had career high 15 kills in three matches ... First career double-double with 15 kills and 10 blocks along with 5 digs and a .448 hitting percentage against Memphis (9/29) ... Had 15 kills and hit .462 in win over Rutgers (10/27) ... 15 kills, .481 hitting percentage against Temple (11/3) ... 14 kills, .591 attack percentage in win over South Florida (11/15) ... Recorded 10 kills and nine blocks in win over Rutgers (11/27).

High School/Club
Played high school volleyball at Eastlake High School in San Diego, Calif. ... Club team was Coast 18-1 ... Began playing volleyball as a sophomore ... Three-year letterwinner, two-year all-league performer (2011, 2012) ... CIF Conference All-Star ... Helped Eastlake to CIF semi-finals ... Club team finished fifth at USAV Junior Olympics in 2012 ... Competed at 2013 USAV Junior Olympics 18-Open Division.

Personal
Full name is Breanna Jewell Barksdale ... Parents are Derek and Susan Barksdale ... Her brother, D'Angelo, plays football at the University of San Diego ... Her grandfather, Don Barksdale, won a gold medal at the 1942 Olympics with the U.S. men's basketball team, was an All-American at UCLA, an NBA All-Star with the Boston Celtics and is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ... Plans to major in business.

Barksdale Year-by-Year Stats
Year Sets MP Kills KPS E TA Pct. Ast. APS SA SAPS SE Digs DPS RE BS BA TB BPS
2014 111 31 187 1.68 69 471 .251 5 0.05 1 0.01 2 23 0.21 2 14 87 101 0.91
Totals 111 31 187 1.68 69 471 .251 5 0.05 1 0.01 2 23 0.21 2 14 87 101 0.91