22 Mounia Nihipali
|High School:||Kamehamema HS|
|Previous College:||Fresno State|
TITANS `06: Was most effective in the back row for the Titans posting double digits in digs 10 times in her 24 matches played Played in a career-high 67 games for the Titans, primarily off the bench Had a season-high 23 digs against UC Davis on Sept. 29 at home Had six consecutive matches with at least 11 digs from Sept. 16 to Sept. 29 Added a season high 9 kills and 5 assists to her 23-dig performance on Sept. 29 vs. the Aggies, tallying her season-high in total points with 10.5 Served up 3 aces on two occasions, once against Alabama State on Aug. 26, the other against San Diego State on Sept. 16.
FRESNO STATE: Played two seasons with the Bulldogs under Coaches Lindy Vivas and Reuben Nieves Played in 63 games in 2004 as a freshman hitting .120 on the year Picked up a double-double with 11 kills and 11 digs on Oct. 16, 2004, at UTEP (it was her first-career 10-kill match) Posted 10-or-more digs on 10 occasions including her career-best 37 on Nov. 3, 2004, at San Jose State. Her performance was a Fresno State record for digs in a four-game match Was the team's top digger over the last 16 matches of the season, averaging 4.35 per game and 12.50 per match Had her career-best single-match hitting percentage on Oct. 21, 2004, when she hit .402 (12 kills) against Louisiana Tech Posted a then career-high 2 aces on Nov.11, 2004 against UC Davis and a career-high 3 block assists on Oct. 9, 2004, against Nevada Saw limited action in 2005 with the Bulldogs, participating in just 24 games Put up a career-high 15 kills against Long Island on Sept. 3, 2005 Had back-to-back double-doubles (kills/digs) to open the season Scored 10-or-more kills in four of the eight matches she played in.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner in both volleyball and basketball for the Kamehameha Schools As a senior, she was named the Warriors' Female Athlete of the Year Was the 2003 Regional Championships Most Valuable Player Was named to the Honolulu Advertiser All-Star Team three times A two-time Star Bulletin All-Star Was one of three finalists for the Honolulu Quarterback Club Athlete of the Year Award in 2003.
PERSONAL: Born on February 17, 1986, in Honolulu, Hawaii Her full name is Mounia Kealohakeanuenueo'ku'upu'uwai (yes, her middle name is 26 letters long!) Nihipali Parents are Rene and Paul Nihipali Has three siblings, brother Stanley (19), and sisters Crisi (18) and Anu (11) Likes to shop and cruise at the beach Favorites include: Ooklah the Moc (music group), The Notebook (movie), scrapbooking (hobby).