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Sheina Fernandes
Player Profile:
Sheina Fernandes 765729
Position: MB
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Other College: Seward County CC

SENIOR (2012)
- 1st Team All-Southland Conference selection
- 3rd Team Capital One Academic All-America selection
- Southland Conference All-Tournament Team selection

- Capital One Academic All-District Team selection
- UB Invitational All-Tournament Team selection
- University Plaza Invitational All-Tournament Team selection
- 1st Team Southland Conference All-Academic Team selection
- Southland Conference
Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll selection

Was honored as ORU's first ever Academic All-America selection in the sport of volleyball... Posted one of the most successful seasons in ORU history as a senior, when she played in all 120 sets... Led the squad with 321 kills, averaging 2.67 kills per set... Finished with a team-high .350 hitting percentage, the 7th-best single-season mark in ORU history... Finished second on the team with 148 blocks, the 6th-best single-season mark in program history... Averaged 1.23 blocks per set... Ranked 3rd in the Southland Conference in hitting percentage and blocks, and ranked 13th in the league in kills... Finished the season ranked 53rd in the nation in blocks and 63rd in hitting percentage... Led the ORU team in kills 14 times... Finished the year with 106 digs, 27 assists and 23 service aces... Tallied double-digit kills in ORU's first four matches, including a team-best 11 against San Jose State (8/24) and 12 against Canisius (8/24)... Hit .423 in the Canisius win and chipped in seven block assists... Blasted 13 kills and added five blocks (two solos) against Missouri State (8/30)... Added a season-best 17 kills in a win over UALR (8/31), earning All-Tournament laurels at the University Plaza Invitational... Matched her season watermark with 17 kills against Hofstra (9/7)... Racked up 16 kills and a career-best nine blocks (including three solos) against Southeastern Louisiana (9/20)... Added 11 kills at a .667 hitting percentage against Nicholls State (9/22)... Tied for the team lead in digs with 11 against Stephen F. Austin (9/27) and led the squad in kills with 11 against Northwestern State (9/29)... Put up a .522 hitting percentage and 14 kills against McNeese State (10/6)... Tallied 12 kills and set a career high with eight total blocks against Central Arkansas (10/13)... Set a season high with 18 kills against Sam Houston State (10/23)... Blasted eight kills in her final home match, against Northwestern State (11/10)... Led ORU with 10 kills and three service aces in an SLC Tournament quarterfinal win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11/16)... Posted a team-best eight kills and recorded five blocks in an SLC semifinal win over Sam Houston (11/17)... Tallied nine kills and five blocks in her final contest, an SLC Championship loss to Central Arkansas (11/18)... Finished her career averaging exactly 1.00 blocks per set, 6th-most in ORU history.

JUNIOR (2011)
- Quality Inn & Suites MVP
- Nike Invitational All-Tournament Team selection

- Summit League All-Academic Team selection
- Summit League Distinguished Scholar

Was a terrific all-around threat in her first season at ORU… Finished with 235 kills, third best on the team, and also finished 3rd in service aces, with 21… Led the team in solo blocks, with 22, and finished 2nd in total blocks, with 83… Racked up 15 kills and set a career-high with six block assists in a win over Arkansas (8/30)… Set a career watermark with 19 kills against Prairie View (9/9) and totaled four solo blocks a day later against McNeese State… Had a double-double in the McNeese win, with 11 kills and 11 digs… Earned Quality Inn & Suites Invitational MVP honors for those performances… Set a career-high with six total blocks in six different matches, including the Summit League Championship semifinal win over IPFW (11/18)… Set a career-high with 16 digs against Winthrop (9/3)… Led ORU in kills in five different matches.

Played two seasons at Seward County Community College... Saw action in 155 sets as a sophomore in 2010... Led her team with with 490 kills and a .354 hitting percentage... Racked up a team-high 147 total blocks, nearly tallying a block for every set played... Led Seward County to a 23-18 record in 2010... 2009 Jayhawk West Conference Freshman of the Year... Earned 1st Team Jayhawk West All-Conference and All-Region Honors in 2009 and 2010... Three-time Kansas Jayhawk Community College Player of the Week... Helped lead team to 2009 Jayhawk West Conference Championship... Also played at Americano Colegio Metadista

Full name is Sheina Sooures Fernandes... Native of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil... Daughter of Yoao and Maria Fernandes.

Kills: 19 vs. Prairie View, 9/9/11
Digs: 16 vs. Winthrop, 9/3/11
Assists: 3 (3x), last vs. Northwestern State, 9/29/12
Service Aces: 4 (3x), last vs. IPFW, 11/18/11
Block Solos: 4 vs. McNeese State, 9/10/11
Block Assists: 8 (2x), last vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 10/27/12

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