16 Barbie Thierjung
|High School:||Bishop Mongomery HS|
TITANS `06: Played in 80 games as a defensive specialist Set and tied her career-high in kills with 2 against Cal State Northridge (Oct. 13) and San Diego (Nov. 21) Had seven consecutive matches with at least one service ace from Sept. 23 to Oct 20 and set her career high with 3 at Cal Poly on Oct. 7 Posted seven matches with doubledigits in digs, including her career-high 20 on Nov. 4 in the Titans' first-ever win over UC Santa Barbara.
TITANS `05: Played in 58 of the Titans' 109 games primarily as a defensive specialist Picked up her first career and only kill of the season on Nov. 12 against Long Beach State Had seven matches where she tallied 10 or more digs including her season-high 19 on Nov. 11 against UC Irvine Scored with a season-high two service aces against San Jose State on Sept. 16 in the Titans' victory in the Fullerton Classic Helped out with a career-high four assists versus UCI on Nov. 11.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner under Head Coach Kim Willeman at Bishop Montgomery High School in Torrance, Calif. Helped the Knights capture a state championship in 2002 and back-to-back CIF championships in 2002 and 2003 Was named the team's Rookie 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 Tournament in 2004 Was a Scholar Athlete for three consecutive years (2002-04).
PERSONAL: Born on December 3, 1986, in Los Angeles, Calif. Parents are Pete and Mary Thierjung Nickname is "Barbie" Has two brothers Nik (23) and Doug (15) Majoring in psychology Earned President's Award for Academic Excellence at Bishop Montgomery High School 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."