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Iman Houston
Iman Houston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
The Kinkaid School

Height:
6-1

Position:
Right-Side/Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
12/08/1982

Experience:
3L

Major:
Business Law


2003: Played in all 32 matches and 101 games as a junior, splitting time on the right side...posted career highs in kills (204), digs (47) and blocks (50) while ranking fifth on the squad in kills and kills per game (2.02), and sixth in blocks per game (0.50)...posted double-digit kill totals on eight occasions, including a career-high 14 vs. Wright State (8/30) in the Green Wave/Radisson Invitational...tallied 14 multiple-block outings, including a career-high tying four blocks vs. Wright State (8/30) and at Southern Miss (11/8)...also recorded 11 multiple-dig contests, including a career-best four vs. Fordham (9/12) in the Pioneer Classic, Tulsa (9/19) in the NOKIA Sugar Bowl Classic, and vs. Marquette (10/17)...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2002: Appeared in 19 matches and 26 games as a sophomore...averaged 1.35 kills per game and 0.62 blocks per outing...tallied multiple-kill matches on seven occasions, including seven kills at Southern (11/5) and a season-high 10 kills vs. Centenary (10/15)...had four multiple-block outings, including a personal-best four blocks in two games of action vs. Southern Miss (11/9)...played in two games in seven matches in 2002...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, Tulane's 3.0 Club and the Dean's List.

2001: Played in eight matches and 10 games as a true freshman...had three multiple-kill outings, including a season-high five vs. Nicholls State (10/30)...had a season-best three digs at Jackson State (9/4) and tallied a block assist at Southern (10/2)...most extensive action of the season came at Houston (9/21) and vs. Nicholls State (10/30) when she played in two games...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, Tulane's 3.0 Club and the Dean's List.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at The Kinkaid School for coach Dottie Lanier...named to the All-Southwest Prepatory Conference and All-South Zone Region teams as a sophomore, junior and senior, and was voted team captain her final two prep seasons...as a senior, earned all-tournament honors at the Castle Hills Invitational and John Cooper Invitational, and was named Student-Athlete of the Week by School Sports and the Houston Chronicle...also lettered once in basketball and golf, and earned three letters in track and field where she earned All-South Zone Regional and all-state honors after finishing third in the shotput at the state meet with a throw of 32'3" as a junior...off the court, was a member of the Kinkaid Acting Company, Spanish Club treasurer, SHADES, Safe Rides and Spirit of Kinkaid...also was a member of the Spanish Honor Society, Fullbright and Jawroski Mock Trial Program, Kinkaid Honor Roll, Kinkaid's Who's Who and was recognized in Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Club: Played club volleyball for the Texas Tornadoes in 1997-98, Houston Juniors (16s) in 1998-99 and Houston Juniors (18s) in 1999-2000...helped the team finish in the Top 10 at the Southern California qualifiers.

Personal: Born Iman Ain Houston on Dec. 8, 1982 in New York, N.Y...daughter of Lester and Tyene Houston...cousin of Broderick Thomas, a former All-American defensive end at Nebraska and No. 1 Draft Pick of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Mike Singletary, who earned Hall of Fame accolades after a lengthy career with the Chicago Bears...served as an extra in the movie "Rushmore" starring Bill Murray...chose Tulane over West Point, Penn and Oklahoma...majoring in business law.