Three Players Selected All-State Performers by Louisiana Sports Writers
Osuna Ends Season with 510 Digs and Moves Into Second on Single Season List
Osuna Needs 10 Digs to Move Into Second on the Single Season Charts
Osuna Boasts 20 Kills, Moves with Two Digs of 500 on the Season
Martone Posts Third Double-Double of 2011, Posts Match-High 21 Kills
|Osuna's Career Honors|
|2011||Honorable Mention All-Louisiana|
|2011||Kathy Trosclair Memorial All-Tournament Team|
Senior (2012): Earned Honorable Mention All-Louisiana...garnered All-Tournament honors at the Kathy Trosclair Memorial...Appeared in all 31 matches with 30 starts and played 116 sets...all 30 starts came as the libero...led the team in digs (510) and became just the second player in school history to eclipse the 500-dig plateau in a season...ranked second on the team in service aces (21) and was fourth in assists (72)...ranked seventh in Conference USA in digs-per-set (4.40) and total digs (510)...ranked among the NCAA leaders in digs per-set (129th)...posted 27 double-digit dig matches...had nine matches with 20-plus digs and two 30-plus dig matches...had seven digs and a kill in the season opener versus North Dakota State (8/26)...had 13 digs, three service aces and four assists versus Idaho State (8/26)...had 32 digs versus San Diego State (9/2) to open the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic and followed that with 16 versus Southern Illinois in the finale (9/3)...had 20 digs and four assists at FIU (9/9)...posted a pair of 64 digs in three matches at the Kathy Trosclair Memorial; had 23 versus Belmont (9/16), 13 against Lamar (9/17) and 28 versus South Alabama (9/17)...boasted 30 digs at Rice (9/23) to open Conference USA play...had 27 digs versus UAB (9/30)... had 36 digs and seven assists in two matches at SMU (10/8-9), with 19 digs in the opening match...logged two kills, seven assists and 24 digs versus Marshall (10/14)...chipped in six assists and added 17 digs versus Southern Miss (10/19)...had 17 digs at UCF (10/21) and 22 versus UTEP (10/23)...had back-to-back 14-dig matches versus Tulsa (11/5-6)...posted 20 digs in back-to-back matches versus Houston (11/18) and Rice (11/20) with seven assists and four service aces against UH...logged 12 digs and three assists in the season finale at Southern Miss (11/22).
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.