|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Saw action in 16 matches for the Broncos ... registered her first kill of the season against Texas State (Sept. 6) ... dished out her first assist of the season against then-No. 22 Long Beach State (Sept. 19) ... dished out her first ace of the season against then-No. 20 San Diego (Oct. 16) ... tallied a season-high two kills against Portland (Nov. 8) ... dished out two service aces against No. 5 Washington (Dec. 6) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Started in 29 of the Broncos 31 matches ... compiled an impressive sophomore season with 149 kills, .256 hitting percentage, 37 service aces and 71 total blocks ... finished the season first on the team in aces and total blocks ... tied career-high one block solo against Stanford (Nov. 30) in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament ... tied the team-best three total blocks against Saint Mary's (Nov. 9) ... tied the match-high three service aces and posted three total blocks against then-No. 15 San Diego (Nov. 3) ... registered a match-high .417 hitting percentage (6-1-12) against Portland (Oct. 27) ... compiled a .500 hitting percentage and posted four total blocks against LMU (Oct. 20) ... handed three service aces against Pepperdine (Oct. 18) ... recorded nine kills, two aces and two total blocks against Saint Mary's (Oct. 12) ... posted four blocks and tallied seven kills against USF (Oct. 7) ... compiled a .583 hitting percentage (8-1-12) and registered four blocks against then-No. 14 San Diego ... recorded nine kills against Gonzaga (Sept. 29) ... tied career-high three aces against Portland (Sept. 27) ... tallied five kills against UNLV (Sept. 23) ... registered four kills and two blocks against San Jose State (Sept. 21) ... posted three kills against Notre Dame (Sept. 16) ... tallied six kills, three aces and two total blocks against UCSB (Sept. 15) ... compiled eight kills and a .400 hitting percentage against UC Davis (Sept. 13 ... recorded nine kills and a team-best six blocks against then-No. 16 Hawai'i (Sept. 8) ... posted three blocks against Eastern Washington (Sept. 7) ... had seven kills against Georgia Southern (Aug. 31) ... posted six kills against NC State (Aug. 31) ... tallied two kills and three service aces against Boise State (Aug. 25) ... registered three kills and three block assists in Season Opener against CSU-Fullerton (Aug. 24).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Saw action in 73 games over 26 matches, starting 11 ... posted seven kills to go with 12 digs against Sacramento State on Sept. 19 ... made nine kills at Saint Mary's on Sept. 28 ... made six kills and eight digs against San Francisco on Oct. 26 ... posted season-high 13 kills against Saint Mary's on Oct. 28.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of Leigh High School in San Jose, Calif. ... coached by M. Anthony Chen ... helped lead team to consecutive BVAL Mount Hamilton Division titles and CCS semifinal berths in 2004 & '05 ... named league MVP as a senior ... named sophomore and junior player of the year in 2003 and 2004 ... played volleyball for Vision ... team won regionals in 2006 ... involved in CSF, Key Club, Mulitcultural Club, Link Crew, and Leo's Club.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Richard and Genine Dowd ... has one younger sister ... enjoys cooking, playing the piano, shopping and dancing ... major is marketing.
Dowd's Career Statistics
Dowd's Career Highs
|Kills||13||vs. Saint Mary's, Oct. 28, 2006|
|Attempts||43||vs. Saint Mary's, Oct. 28, 2006|
|Hitting Pct.||1.000||vs. Texas State, Sept. 6, 2008|
|Assists||3||three times, last at San Diego, Oct. 4, 2007|
|Aces||3||seven times, last vs. vs. San Diego, Nov. 3, 2007|
|Digs||12||vs. Sacramento State, Sept. 19, 2006|
|Block Solos||1||eight times, last at Stanford, Nov. 30, 2007|
|Block Assists||6||twice, last at Pepperdine, Nov. 17, 2007|
|Total Blocks||6||twice, last at Pepperdine, Nov. 17, 2007|