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2005 Volleyball Roster


Andressa Lyra

Class: JR
Position: OPP/S
Height: 6-1
Previous School: University of the City
Hometown: Rio de Janerio, Brazil

2005: Voted Honorable Mention All-American ... Voted All-Region South First Team ... Named Sun Belt All-Conference First Team ... Named Sun Belt Player of the Week twice ... Started all 32 matches for the Blue Raiders ... Led the team and the Sun Belt in kills per game with 4.66, which is also the second best mark in the Blue Raider record books ... Recorded double figure kills in all 32 matches ... Ranked second in the record books for attack percentage with .286 ... Tied for first on the team in service aces with 43 ... Became the sixth player to reach the 1,000 kill plateau with 1,092.

2004: Started all 31 matches for the Blue Raiders ... Ranked third on the team in kills with 401 for the season and also averaged 3.40 kills per game ... Here .278 attack percentage led the team ... Finished the season ranked second in blocks with 0.86 per game and also ranked second in digs per game with 2.53 ... Named to the Middle Tennessee Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Recorded a career-high 28 kills against New Orleans in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament.

2003: Played in 26 matches and started 24 ... Fourth on the team in kills (155) and attacks (406) ... Named MVP of the College of Charleston Tournament ... Also named to All-Tournament team at MT Invitational ... Recorded a career-high 16 kills against TCU ... Had a career-high eight assists at ISU and career-high 21 digs against Ohio University.

High School: Competed in the South America Championships ... Placed second in the World Volleyball Tournament ... Second place in the National Junior Volleyball Tournament ... Named Best Player in National Junior Tournament ... Has extensive vollyeball club experience.

Personal: Andressa Da Costa Freitas Lyra is majoring in journalism ... Born November 10, 1977 ... Daughter of Sergio Querinoz Lyra and Diva Da Costa Freitas ... Would like to get her master's in mass communication.



2003 Game-by-Game Stats
2004 Game-by-Game Stats
2005 Game-by-Game Stats