13 - Stephanie Steele
Stephanie Steele
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sellersburg, Ind.
High School: Silver Creek
Position: MB

2009 - Senior Season: Horizon League Academic Honor Roll member...Saw action in 28 matches, starting three times...compiled 38 kills and 44 digs on the year...had 16 block assists and seven service aces...seventh on the team in blocks and eighth in kills...had season-high eight kills with five blocks and four digs vs. UIC (Nov. 7)

2008 - Junior Season: Appeared in 20 matches, starting in one...recorded 44 digs on the year while averaging 0.86 per set...averaged 0.53 kills per set...third on the squad with a .914 service percentage...season-best eight digs and six kills against NJIT (Aug. 30)...recorded a season-best four total blocks against Milwaukee (Nov. 22).

2007 - Sophomore Season: Started in one of her 17 matches played...appeared in 29 games...had only one error in 21 reception attempts for a .952 reception percentage...had a season-high three kills against UMKC on Oct. 21...totaled five digs against Utah Valley on Sept. 1.

2006 - Freshman Season: Started in 26 of her 30 matches played...saw action in 98 games...named the "Best Server" in the Courtyard by Marriott Classic on Sept. 16...sixth on the squad with 0.98 kills per game and fifth with 409 attempts...fifth on the team with 19 service aces and sixth with a .906 service percentage...boasted 1.84 digs per game, the fifth-highest total on the team...also ranked sixth with 0.46 blocks per contest...posted one double-double, recording 10 kills and 18 digs against Evansville on Sept. 2.

High School: Four-year letterwinner...team captain...earned all-conference honors in all four of her seasons...2006 Academic All-State selection...led team to a sectional championship in 2003 and 2004...in 2005, member of AAU National Champion team (KIVA VBC 17 Red) and Junior Olympic National Champions...also played basketball and track...team captain and two-time all-conference pick...member of the National Honor Society...high school coach: Emily Casteel.

Personal: Stephanie Renee Steele...born Sept. 10, 1987...daughter of Waitman and Rhonda Steele...has a younger brother, Jake...biology major.