On Link: Transfer student from UAB ... Started immediately in 2005 ... Has assumed a leadership role on a team.
2005: Appeared in all 32 matches at setter for the Wildcats ...Missed only one game all year ... Led the team in assists, averaging 11.48 per game ... Had assist-dig double doubles on 7 occasions ... Fifth on the team in hitting percentage ... Posted a season-high 62 assists in a win at Seton Hall on Oct. 23 ... Had a season-high 14 digs in a 5 game loss to Marquette on Oct. 28. ... Tallied five blocks against Delaware on Oct. 25.
University of Alabama at Birmingham: Starting setter for two years ... Gained experience playing against incoming Big East teams from the Conference USA ... Only player on the team to compete in every team game during the 2004 season ... Led the team in assists and double-doubles (assists-digs) ... Third on the squad in service aces and digs ... Ranks 11th in school history in career assists with 1195 ... Selected as the Most Valuable Player and was on the UAB Invitational All-Tournament team as a freshman in 2003 ... Led the team in double-doubles and was third in service aces and digs that year ... Established career highs of 56 assists, four aces and five kills during her two years on the team ... Member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Interned with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and was part of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Wheaton-Warrenville South High School: All-Area top setter and special mention selection by the Daily Herald News as a senior ... Second team All-Conference selection ... Team placed fourth in the IHSA Championship ... Set school records for assists in a season (717), match (46) and service aces in a career (98) ... Her 46 assists in a match is also an Illinois High School Athletic Association record ... Ranked fifth in school history with 302 digs ... Also a member of the softball team ... Earned Bronze Team All-American status in 1999 ... Team was a two-time state champion ... Member of the school Honor Roll, DuPage Valley Academic All-Conference Team and IHSAA Scholastic Team.
Personal: Born 10/6/84 in Palatine, Ill. ... Younger of two children of Barry and Susan Link ... Has an older sister, Nicole (23) ... Six relatives have been collegiate and/or professional athletes ... Majoring in Marketing.
Year MP/GP Kills Assists Svc. Aces Digs BA BS 2005 32/110 58 1263 27 238 34 0 Totals 32/110 58 1263 27 238 34 0
Year HP DPG KPG APG TA 2005 .222 2.16 0.53 11.48 167 Totals .222 2.16 0.53 11.48 167