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Chelsee Hurley
Chelsee Hurley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monument, Colo.

High School:
Rampart HS

Last College:
Lamar University

Height:
6-0

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
12/26/1984

Experience:
1L

Major:
Communications


2004: Played in four matches and five games as a sophomore...missed significant time with a pair of knee injuries...best outing of the season came at Southern (10/12) when she posted three kills, two digs and a block in a 3-0 win over the Lady Jags...also had a kill vs. Southern (9/23) and Jackson State (11/9), added a dig vs. Southern (9/23) and a block assist vs. Jackson State (11/9).

Prior To Tulane: Played freshman season at Lamar University where she saw action in 27 matches and 86 games in 2003...led the team and ranked third in the Southland Conference in blocks per game (1.09) while also topping the squad in block assists (78) and total blocks (94), and ranking fifth in kills (132) and sixth in kills per game (1.53)...posted three double-digit kill outings, including a career-high 15 at Southeastern Louisiana (10/17)...hit .300 or better three times, including a season-best .417 attack percentage in the season finale vs. Texas State where she tallied seven kills and just two errors in 12 swings...posted 18 multiple-block outings, including nine matches with five or more blocks, and a career-best 11 stuffs vs. Northwestern State (10/4).

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Rampart High for coach Rick Kamm...earned first-team all-state and All-Metro District honors as a junior and senior, and was named to the all-metro and all-region team her final three prep seasons...helped lead Rams to four district titles, earn three straight city and regional championships, and finish third in the state playoffs in 2002...led team in blocks as a senior and graduated as the school's career and single-match record holder in blocks...off the court, was vice president of the Spanish Club and treasurer of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Club: Played seven years of club volleyball, including four seasons with Colorado Juniors...helped clubs make Junior Nationals every year, placing among the Top 10 on four occasions...guided Colorado Juniors to a third-place finish in the Junior Nationals in 2000.

Personal: Born Chelsee Nicole Hurley on Dec. 26, 1984 in Colorado Springs, Colo...daughter of Michele Hurley...has one brother, Chris...grandfather, Frank E. Maynes, played football and basketball at Colorado College...majoring in communications.