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Nikki Osuna
Nikki Osuna

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bellflower, Calif.

High School:
Los Alamitos

Height:
5-3

Position:
L


05/02/2012

TU HONORS 2011-12 STUDENT-ATHLETES AT ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

Lopez Porras and Tarrant Named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Arceneaux and Barrios Earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Benzio and Myer receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award


Junior (2010): Appeared in 30 matches with 13 starts and played 90 sets...all 13 starts came as the libero...ranked third on the team in digs (237)...posted ten double-digit dig matches...had twenty matches with zero service reception errors...posted 11 digs versus New Mexico (8/28) at the MCM Elegante Lobo Classic...had eight digs versus Purdue (9/4) at the Pitt Invitational...posted her lone kill of the season at Rice (10/9) and added two digs in the match...had eight digs versus UCF (10/17)...notched 15 digs against Marshall (10/23) at home...had ten digs at UAB (10/29) and 11 at Memphis (10/31) on a Conference USA roadtrip...posted a career-high 27 digs and added an assist in a five-set win at UCF (11/5)...notched two service aces and 11 digs in a three-set victory at UTEP (11/7)...grabbed an assist, a service ace and 17 digs in a straight set win over Memphis (11/12)...owned three service aces and 15 digs in a won at Marshall (11/19) and added two aces and 16 digs in a win at East Carolina (11/21) on a C-USA roadtrip...closed the season with ten digs against Southern Miss (11/27) in a straight set win...was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club and the Conference USA Commissioners Honor Roll.

Orange Coast College (2008-09): Spent two seasons at OCC under head coach Chuck Cutenese...missed most of her first season on campus with an injury...had one of the most prolific seasons in OCC history as a sophomore with a single-season school record 602 digs...her one season total also ranks fourth on the career digs list for the Pirates...helped OCC capture the California Community College Athletic Association Championship in 2009...earned First Team All-Orange Empire Conference honors as a sophomore...led the conference in total digs (602) and digs-per-set (6.1)... was named to the CCCAA All-Tournament squad with 167 digs in six matches.

Seattle Pacific University (2007): Spent one season with the Falcons.

About Nikki Osuna

Prep: Lettered one year at Los Alamitos High School for coach Jimmy Munoz...selected as the team's defensive MVP as a senior...was named Second Team All-Sunset League during her senior season...helped the Griffins to a Sunset League Championships during her final season at LAHS...was a member of the 2007 State Championship squad.

Personal: Born Nicole Andrea Osuna on December 15, 1988...the daughter of Angel Osuna and Paula Weber...has one brother, Angel, and one sister, Angelina.