Rebels open up the 2012 campaign with its UNLV Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
The Rebels open up the season next week (Aug. 24-25) at home in their own UNLV Invitational.
UNLV hosts its Scarlet & Gray Scrimmage this Saturday, Aug. 18, opens season in two weeks.
UNLV: Transferred to UNLV after playing two years at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. (2010-11).
2012: Played in 10 matches and 16 sets ... Had a total of 27 kills with a season-high eight vs. Northern Arizona (Aug. 25) ... Had one match with a hitting efficiency above .300 (minimum five kills) with a season-high .300 outing (5-2-10) vs. Texas Southern (Sept. 8) ... Had a total of five assists with a season-high two at Air Force (Sept. 20) ... Had a total of two aces with a season-high two vs. Texas Southern (Sept. 8) ... Had a total of nine digs with a season-high two on two occasions: vs. The Citadel (Aug. 25) and Northern Arizona (Aug. 25) ... Had a total of four blocks (four assisted) with a season-high one assisted on four occasions.
2010/2011 - Pacific: Member of a team that won 18 matches each of the past two seasons and combined for a 36-23 overall record ... Participated in 45 matches and a total of 120 sets ... Tallied 78 digs, 66 kills, 17 aces, 17 blocks and nine assists playing for the Tigers ... In a span of two matches in 2010, notched career highs in both blocks (four) and kills (13) against Cal State Fullerton and Cal Poly, respectively ... In 2011, registered a career-high effort in digs with nine vs. Army.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Green Valley High School in Las Vegas ... Lettered four years in volleyball and once in bowling ... As a senior, led the Gators to the championship match of the 4A State Tournament and tallied 488 kills and 51 aces ... The 488 kills ranked first in the state and earned all-state and All-Sunrise-Southeast League honors ... Served as captain of bowling team at Green Valley HS ... Played club volleyball for Club Vegas.
Personal: Born on Dec. 20, 1991, in La Jolla, Calif. ... Daughter of Deke and Teresa Appelgate ... Has one sister, Catlyn ... Majoring in psychology.