Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 184 cm/6-0
Hometown/Residence: Farmington, Utah/Farmington, Utah
Birth Date: NA
College/Major/Grad Year: University of Washington/Sociology/NA
Joined Team: January 2010
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: None
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: None
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Selected All-Pacific 10 Conference honorable mention…Averaged 2.70 kills, 2.47 digs, 0.54 blocks and 0.19 aces per set while playing in 30 matches and 104 sets for University of Washington... 2008 – Named All-Pacific 10 Conference honorable mention after playing in 107 sets and 30 matches ... Finished second on the team in service aces with 0.28 per set (fourth in the Pac-10). 2007 – Sat out season due to transfer from University of Utah to University of Washington. 2006 – Tabbed AVCA All-America Second Team with University of Utah ... Selected Mountain West Conference Player of the Year ... Started all 32 matches at outside hitter ... Averaged 4.13 kills per set, 3.35 digs per set and 4.98 points per set ... Added set averages of 0.78 blocks and 0.45 aces with a .288 hitting percentage. 2005 – All-AVCA West Region Freshman of the Year and Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year at Utah ... Selected All-Mountain West ... Ranked 12th in the conference and was the top freshman in kills per set ... Started all 32 matches at outside hitter, averaging 3.36 kills, 2.47 digs and 4.08 points per set ... Chipped in 0.87 blocks and 0.31 service aces per set with a .248 hitting percentage.
OTHER USA VOLLEYBALL EXPERIENCE: Member of U.S. Women’s National A2 Team that placed second at the 2007 USA Open Championship in Austin, Texas…Member of U.S. Women’s National A2 Team that placed second at the 2006 USA Open Championship in New Orleans…Member of U.S. Women’s Junior National Team.
CLUB/PREP CAREER: Played club volleyball for High Country under head coach Kim Norman for seven seasons ... Helped team tie for first place at the 2006 Global Challenge in Italy, earning MVP honors ... A three-year letterwinner at Viewmont High School ... two-time Utah Gatorade Player of the Year ... Twice named the 5A MVP by the Desert Morning News and Salt Lake Tribune ... Led team to back-to-back state titles in 2004 and 2005 ... Earned two letters in basketball ... Three-time all-state selection (first team in 2004 and 2005, second team in 2003).
PERSONAL: Born Airial Salvo…Parents are Bruce and Lori Salvo…Father played basketball at Utah State University…Mother played volleyball, basketball and track and field at University of Utah…Brothers Skyler and Landon...Majored in sociology at University of Washington.