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Deva Fowler
Deva Fowler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
University City

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
07/09/1983

Experience:
3L

Major:
Finance & Management


2003: Played in all 32 matches and 116 games as a junior...earned honorable-mention All-America honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association, first-team AVCA All-Midwest Region, first-team All-Conference USA and first-team All-Louisiana recognition after pacing the team in kills (444), kills per game (3.83), service aces (39), solo blocks (27), block assists (146), total blocks (173) and blocks per game (1.49)...led C-USA in blocks per game, ranked third in points per game (5.03) and seventh in attack percentage (.310)...block total ranks fifth in Tulane history while her block assists rank second...posted double-digit kill totals 26 times, including four 20-plus kill matches and a career-best 21 kills at USF (10/11) and vs. Marquette (10/17)...hit .300 or better 21 times and .400 or better 10 times, including a .583 clip vs. UMKC (9/20) when she tallied 16 kills and just two errors in 24 swings...tallied five or more blocks on 18 occasions, including three double-digit showings and a career-best tying 11 blocks vs. Marquette (10/17) and at Cincinnati (10/26)...named C-USA Player of the Week on Oct. 20 after averaging 5.09 kills, 1.45 digs, 2.00 blocks and 6.41 points per game in a 3-0 week for the Green Wave...earned all-tournament honors at the Green Wave/Radisson Invitational, NOKIA Sugar Bowl Classic and Pioneer Classic, and was named MVP of the Kathy Trosclair Memorial Tournament.

2002: Appeared in 35 matches and 128 games in the middle as a sophomore...earned second-team All-Louisiana honors after leading the team and ranking third in Conference USA in blocks per game (1.15) while finishing second on the team in service aces (36)...ranked second on the squad in kills per game (3.09) while chipping in with 1.11 digs per outing...tallied double-digit kill totals 24 times, including a season-high 20 kills against SMU (9/13) at the SMU Invitational...hit .300 or better eight times and .400 or better on three occasions, including a .552 showing at UNO (10/30) when she posted 18 kills and just two errors in 29 attempts...posted the first triple-double of her career vs. Bowling Green (9/21) at the Badger Invitational with 19 kills, 10 blocks and a career-high 13 digs...also tallied a double-double in the regular-season finale vs. Memphis (9/15) with 13 kills and a career-best 11 blocks which ranks tied for seventh in the Tulane single-match record book...her 147 total blocks in 2002 ranks 10th in the school single-season record book while her 35 solo blocks rank 10th and her 112 block assists are seventh...named to Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2001: Played in 30 matches and 103 games as a true freshman...led the team in solo blocks (22), block assists (84) and total blocks (106) while finishing second on the squad in blocks per game (1.03)...also ranked third on the team in kills (220) and attack percentage (.211), and fourth in kills per game (2.14)...tallied double-digit kill totals on eight occasions, including a season-high 15 vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/8)...had five or more total blocks nine times, including a season-best eight at UNO (10/16) and vs. DePaul (10/20)...hit .300 or better 11 times, including four .400-plus games, with a season-best .478 showing at Southern (10/2) with 13 kills and two errors in 23 attacks...most complete match of the season came at Southern when she recorded 13 kills and one block while setting career-highs with two service aces and eight digs...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, Tulane's 3.0 Club and the Dean's List.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at University City High for coach Luis Cuatok...helped lead the Centurions to the Division II State Championship as a senior in 2000 and to a state runner-up finish as a sophomore...earned first-team All-CIF honors, the Golden Spike Award and Fall Sport MVP in her final two years as a prepster...as a senior, earned All-Western League and all-county honors while being named Division II Most Valuable Player...set school attack percentage record as a junior with a .560 mark en route to earning second-team All-Western League and all-county honors and the team's Hammer Award...as a sophomore, named team Most Improved Player...also lettered three times in basketball where she helped the Centurions win the Western League and Division II State Championships as a sophomore and senior...off the court, was a member of the Union Tribune All-Academic Team, Principal's Honor Roll, Superior Academic Achievement and the African Student Union.

Club: Played club volleyball for San Diego Club in 1999 and Sun West in 1998 and 2000...helped lead the Sun West Club to Top 10 finishes at the Cal-Davis Tournament in 1998 and 2000.

Personal: Born Deva Patrice Fowler on July 9, 1983 in San Diego, Calif...daughter of Rodney and Tyler Fowler...has two brothers, Rodney and Austin...brother, Rodney, plays football at Kansas, other brother, Austin, runs track at Long Beach, and cousin, Michael Armstrong, played football at Harvard...chose Tulane over Wisconsin, Michigan, South Florida and Texas A&M...double majoring in finance and management.