Name: Tracy Stalls
Position: Middle
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Height: 6-3
Birthplace: Wheatridge
Hometown: Denver, Texas
College: Nebraska

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2010 – Tour of China. 2009 – FIVB World Grand Prix (9th). 2008 – Tour of China...Pan American Cup (Fifth Place). 2007 – Pan American Cup (Fourth Place). 2003 – Mexicali Tournament (training team)... Pan American Games (Bronze Medal).

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Played in nine sets and started two of three matches on USA’s tour versus China club teams…Averaged 2.33 points, 0.44 digs, 0.56 blocks, 0.44 aces and 1.33 kills per set on China Tour…Tallied nine kills on 10 errorless swings versus Hong Kong on Jan. 30 to go with three aces and three blocks for 15 points…Held a .455 hitting efficiency in three matches of China Tour. 2009 – Played in two matches and three sets during the FIVB World Grand Prix’s second preliminary weekend…Tallied five points versus Netherlands with four kills on four attacks to go with a block on Aug. 8. 2008 – Tallied 94 points during a three-week, eight-match tour of China club teams netting a 5-3 record…Converted 50 percent of attacks into 67 kills, added 22 blocks, six aces and 16 digs…Finished the Pan American Cup third in the Best Blocker category with 0.93 block average and 27 total blocks…Ranked 10th in scoring at the Pan American Cup with 94 points (3.24 per set), including a 2.24 kill average…Attacked at a .420 efficiency at the Pan American Cup. Contributed 18 points against both Argentina on June 1 and Venezuela on June 7, the latter match including seven blocks. 2007 – Averaged 2.75 points per set during the Pan American Cup before being injured in the third match of the event…Compiled 13 kills without an error on 18 swings to go with one block against Argentina on June 21…Totaled eight kills on 10 attacks against Dominican Republic on June 23. 2003 – Earned a bronze medal as a member of the USA women’s national training team at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic…Saw extensive action at middle blocker at the Mexicali Tournament in March due to injuries to Erin Aldrich and Elisha Thomas…Started all five matches as Team USA went 4-1 and posted a third-place finish…Scored 28 points in the five matches on 12 blocks, 10 kills and six service aces.

COLLEGE: 2007 - Ranked third nationally in attack percentage (.473) and added 2.83 kills and 1.13 blocks per game as senior at Nebraska…Earned her second consecutive AVCA All-America Second-Team recognition after the 2007 season. 2006 - Earned AVCA All-America Second-Team accolades in 2006 as a junior while averaging 2.67 kills and 1.41 blocks per game…Team captain…Led the Big 12 and ranked 11th nationally in hitting percentage (.400) while ranking fourth in blocks in 2006…Reached double-figures in kills 13 times, including a career-high 17 kills in the 2006 NCAA Tournament semifinals against UCLA. 2005 – Helped Nebraska to a 33-2 record and a national runner-up finish while averaging 1.43 kills and 1.59 blocks per game after offseason knee surgery…Ranked third in the Big 12 and 14th nationally in blocks per game. 2004 - Started 30 matches at middle blocker as a freshman and set single-season school freshman records for total blocks (160) and block assists (148) • Ranked third in the Big 12 and 11th nationally in blocks (1.65 per game).

OTHER VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Stalls spent nearly two years in the USA Volleyball National Developmental Program after becoming the first participant in the program in May of 2002…Competed on the USA Girls’ Youth National Team at the 2000 NORCECA Continental Championship and was a member of the USA Women’s Junior National Team and competed at the 2001 FIVB World Championships and the 2002 NORCECA Continental Championships…Took college courses at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs while participating in the USA Volleyball Developmental Program.

PERSONAL: Parents are Dave DeForest-Stalls and Terry Brewerton…Also has two brothers: Jon Stalls and Cody Brewerton… Her father played professional football as a defensive lineman for three teams in the NFL: Dallas Cowboys (1977-79), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1980-83) and Los Angeles Raiders (1983-85)…He played in three Super Bowls in his career and earned two Super Bowl rings as the Cowboys beat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XII (27-10) on Jan. 15, 1978 and as the Raiders defeated the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl XVIII (38-9) on Jan. 22, 1984…Tracy was the valedictorian of her 2002 graduating class after finishing her high school career with straight A’s all the way through.

Posted and updated: March 29, 2010