16 - Barbara Thierjung
Barbara Thierjung
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westchester, Calif.
High School: Bishop Mongomery High School
Position: OH/DS
Experience: 1V

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterman under head coach Kim Willeman • Helped the Kinghts capture a state championship in 2002 and back-to-back CIF championships in 2002 and 2003 • Was named the team's Roookie of the Year in her freshman campaign • Earned second-team All-Del Rey League and All-CIF honors both as a junior and a senior • Was named to the All-Tournament team at the Gahr University Tournament in 2004 • Was a Scholor Athlete for three consecutive years (2002-04)

PERSONAL: Born December 3, 1986 in Los Angeles Calif. • Parents are Pete and Mary Thierjung • Nickname is Barbie • Has two brothers Nik (23) and Doug (15) • Is majoring in psychology • Earned President's Award for Academic Exellence at Bishop Montgomery High School • Is related to Richard H. Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, two signers of the Declaration of Independence. • Her favorite professional athlete is Misty May (volleyball) • Says her high school coach, Kim Willeman, has had the most influence on her volleyball career • Enjoys dirt bike and ATV riding • The Used is her favorite musical artist • Her advice to kids is "Go hard all the time and never give up."