The Dallas native had a Conference USA season-high 61 assists at Charlotte
Three student-athletes award for graduating with a 3.8 GPA or higher
Award honors graduates for academic achievement
Student-athletes and coaches who earned all-league honors in 2014-15
Senior Sammie Bane one of 14 recipients
Marshall defeats UTEP 3-0 to secure a conference tournament spot.
Marshall vs. UTEP (11/11/12) - Senior and Parent Day
Marshall vs. Memphis (10/21/12)
Marshall volleyball vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/11/12)
Marshall volleyball vs. Morehead State (9/4/12)
AS A SENIOR (2014)
Appeared and started in all 32 matches...selected as a Preseason All-Conference USA selection...finished fourth at Marshall all-time with 4,892 assists after achieving 1,135 during 2014....led C-USA with 688 assists in league games... recorded four 50+ assist games and 16 double-double matches with double digit assists and digs... leaves Marshall as 9th all-time in digs per set...recorded a career-high seven kills on Sept. 26 vs. Middle Tennessee... had four block assist games twice and finished season with 28 blocks as a setter...also finished with 52 kills and third on team with 308 digs... tied for first on team with 29 service aces... named to the all-tournament team at the Chippewa Challenge hosted by Central Michigan... awarded to Capitol One All-District Academic Team... named to the C-USA All-Academic Team...earned the C-USA Spirit of Service Award... also garnered All-C-USA Second team recognition... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and awarded the C-USA Academic Medal
AS A JUNIOR (2013)
Started and played all 30 matches for the Herd, playing in 118 sets... led team with 1339 assists... named to C-USA All-Conference second team... awarded C-USA Setter of the Week Award twice, once for the week of September 30th and once for the week of October 21st... recorded 28 service aces on the season, including two matches where she recorded four apiece (9/13-Southern Illinois, 10/18-ECU)...set a career high with 59 assists on 9/27 versus FAU... also recorded 156 digs on the season... named to the C-USA All Academic team... earned the C-USA Academic Medal and named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
Played and started in all 31 matches ... Led the team in assists with 1,243, averaging 10.53 per set ... Tallied 50 kills on the season ... Ranked fourth on the team with 250 digs ... Set a career-high with 58 assists against UAB (10/19) and Memphis (10/21) ... Recorded four serve aces on two different occasions, East Carolina (9/13) and SMU (9/23) ... Named Conference USA Setter of the Week once (8/27) ... Selected to the C-USA All-Academic team.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
Played in all 31 matches and started in all but one ... Stepped into the role of primary setter as a freshman and earned Conference USA All-Freshman team honors for her efforts ... Finished seventh in the league with 1,174 assists and a 10.30 assists per set average ... Marked the third highest assist count in C-USA matches for the entire season, earning 64 assists against UCF (11/11) ... Posted a team-high 14 double-doubles ... Led the team in assists with 1,174 and had over 40 assists in 13 different matches ... Second on the team with 114 digs, while marking a 2.58 digs per set average ... Marked a season-high 23 digs against ECU (11/23) ... Accounted for 55 kills off of 114 attacks and had a season-high seven kills against ECU (9/16) ... Named to the Conference USA Honor Roll and earned the C-USA Commissioner's Medal for having over a 3.75 cumulative GPA.
PRIOR TO MARSHALL
Joined the Herd from Brownstown, Ind., where she was as four-year letter winner at Brownstown Central HS ... PrepVolleyball.com named her a 2010 High School All-American ... Named to PrepVolleyball.com's 2010 Senior Aces, which recognizes the top 250 seniors in the United States ... Named a 2008 All-American Honorable Mention selection and was ranked a top-79 player in 2008 and top-59 player as a freshman by PrepVolleyball.com ... Led the team in assists and served as a team captain all four years of high school ... Earned first team Indiana All-State accolades and team MVP on three occasions, along with Indiana Academic All-State Honorable Mention accolade ... during her four years at Brownstown Central, Bane played in every set of every match and the team posted a 124-24 record during her career ... In 2007 and 2008 she led the team to an Indiana State Finals Runner-Up finish, while the team was named conference, sectional and regional champions from 2007-2010 ... Selected to the Indiana Volleyball All-Star match as well as the East vs. West Basketball All-Star game her senior year ... Played at the club level for the Union Volleyball Club in New Albany, Ind. ... In 2008, she was named to the AAU Nationals All-Tournament Team, earned JVDA Nationals MVP honors and was named to the JVDA All-Star Team ... A year prior, Bane was selected to the AAU Nationals All-American Team as her squad qualified for the Juniors Olympics ... A four-year letterwinner in basketball and track and field ... Holds the school record in the pole vault and 400-meter race and was a member of the record setting 1600-meter team ... In all three events, Bane was a three-time sectional champion and regional qualifier ... A member of the National Honors Society, and a three-time V.I.P Award Winner for excellence in academics, attitude and achievement ... Majoring in exercise physiology and psychology.