Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 187 cm/6-2
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
College: Long Beach State University
Birth Date: March 22, 1980
Joined Team: February 2002
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2010 – China Tour. 2002 – Japan Tour…Montreux Volley Masters…Russia Tour.
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Started all three matches on USA’s Tour of China, playing in a total of nine sets…Averaged 3.33 points per set on the China Tour, including 22 kills with a .436 hitting efficiency and 0.89 blocks per set…Tallied 12 kills on 22 swings versus Evergrande on Jan. 31 to follow-up six kills on seven attacks versus Hong Kong on Jan. 30. 2002 – Saw extensive action as a member of the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Training Team in the Japan Tour…Finished that tour first on the team in blocks (17), second in hitting percentage (.440) and third in total points (71)…Started all four matches in Montreux as a member of the National Team, with her best match coming in a 3-2 win over The Netherlands June 7 (11 kills, four blocks, 15 points)…Also had seven points against Brazil and China and five points against Cuba…Currently ranks first on the National Team in hitting percentage (.362), fourth in points (42) and fifth in kills (31).
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: Named a first-team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for the third time in 2001 after leading the 49ers to a 33-1 record and a second-place finish at the NCAA Championships…Became just the fourth player in Long Beach State history to earn Big West Conference Player of the Year honors at least twice (2000, 2001), joining Tara Cross-Battle, Danielle Scott and Misty May. Posted a hitting percentage of .429 and averaged 4.51 kills, 2.06 digs and 1.20 blocks per game as a senior…Saw action in a reserve role as a freshman as the 49ers went 36-0 and won the NCAA championship.
PERSONAL: Born Cheryl Lynn Weaver on March 22, 1980 in Washington, D.C.…Parents are Booker and Sheila Weaver…Majored in business and economics at Long Beach State.
Last Update: March 29, 2010