Position: Outside Hitter
Hometown/Residence: Dallas, Texas/Houston, Texas
Birth Date: Aug. 10, 1983
College/Major/Grad Year: LSU/Kinesiology/2006
Joined Team: September 2011
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2013 - FIVB World Grand Prix (6th). 2011 – Pan American Games (Bronze).
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Played in 10 sets as a reserve in the FIVB World Grand Prix, compiling nine kills and four aces for 13 points…Tallied eight points versus Algeria on Aug. 9. 2011 - Played in four set at Pan American Games, helping Team USA to the bronze medal…Tallied eight kills and a block versus Mexico in two sets of action. 2011 - Played in four set at Pan American Games, helping Team USA to the bronze medal…Tallied eight kills and a block versus Mexico in two sets of action.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2004 - First-team All-Louisiana selection ... Became just the 13th player in LSU history to record 1,000 career kills ... Finished her career ranked 11th in school history ... Led the team with 344 kills and ranked second in kills per game. 2003 - Second-team All-SEC selection ... Named to the All-Louisiana first team ... Became just the fourth player in LSU volleyball history to lead the Tigers in kills, blocks and hitting percentage in the same season. 2002 - Honorable Mention All-Louisiana selection ... Led the team with 18 block solos, 83 block assists and 101 total blocks ... Ranked second on the team with 310 kills and 3.01 kills per game. 2001 - Had a team-best 1.39 blocks per game average playing mostly middle blocker.
CLUB/PREP CAREER: Started playing club volleyball in 1999 with North Dallas Juniors… Named first-team all-state and the District Offensive Player of the Year in her senior season at Bishop Lynch High School ... Also played soccer, earning four letters.
PERSONAL: Born Regan Elizabeth Hood on Aug. 10, 1983, in Lafayette, Louisiana…Parents are Mark and Ann Hood…Older sister is Rachel Hood…Hobbies are reading, watching television, playing games with friends…Favorite food is Mexican…Favorite book is all. Favorite movies are comedies…Favorite team is LSU Athletics…Most admired people are her parents because “they worked hard and supported my sister and I to give us all the opportunities we have.”…In 2013, will be starting her eighth professional season in different country (Holland, Spain, France, Azerbaijan, Romania, Turkey).
LAST UPDATED: Sept. 6, 2013
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