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Iris Santos
Iris Santos

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.

High School:
Dora de la Salle

Height:
5-10

Position:
S/OH

Experience:
3L

09/21/2006

South Carolina Volleyball vs. Auburn

South Carolina Volleyball vs. Auburn

09/21/2006

South Carolina Volleyball vs. Florida

South Carolina Volleyball vs. Florida

2005 (JUNIOR): Was used as the team's primary setter, but did a little bit of everything during the season ... Became the first South Carolina player in school history to register 200 kills, 200 digs and 500 assists in the same year ... Led the squad in assists with 747 and assists per game at 7.62 ... Finished third on the team in kills and fourth in kills per game with 219 and 2.23 ... Played in all 27 matches and 98-of-100 games ... Wound up with nine double-doubles to her credit ... Posted the most service aces of any Gamecock with 32 ... Was third on the team in digs and digs per game with figures of 231 and 2.36 ... Tallied 82 blocks, which was the third-highest total for the Gamecocks ... Her career assist total of 1,062 at the end of the season made her the ninth Gamecock to reach the 1,000-assist plateau ... With 391 career kills, Santos is set up to become only the second USC player in school history with 1,000 assists and 500 kills ... Tallied 40 or more assists in eight matches ... Santos' high assist mark of the season was 57 against Houston (Sept. 16) ... Reached double digits in the kill column on eight occasions ... Also compiled eight matches with 10-plus digs and two with 20-plus ... Recorded a career-high seven blocks versus Houston (Sept. 16) ... Notched two triple-doubles against North Carolina (Sept. 10) and Houston (Sept. 16) with tallies of 14 kills, 40 assists, 13 digs and 12 kills, 57 assists, 13 digs ... Set career standards for kills (15) and attacks (44) in an Oct. 30 match-up with Georgia ... Served up a career-best four aces three times on the year against Charlotte (Sept. 6), Coastal Carolina (Sept. 9) and Auburn (Oct. 16).

2004 (SOPHOMORE): Saw significant playing time at setter and libero ... Received floor time in all but one of South Carolina's 27 matches and made an appearance in 88-of-96 games ... Recorded 283 assists ... Had 164 digs, fourth-highest for the Gamecocks, and 21 total blocks ... Tallied seven matches with double-figure digs ... Added seven double-doubles to her career total ... Recorded a season-high 11 kills in a match against Mississippi (Oct. 8), which was her only double-figure kill match of the year ... Posted a then-career-high 41 assists in USC's last match of the season with North Carolina (Nov. 27) ... Her SEC-high for assists was 25, which happened twice against Kentucky (Oct. 1) and Mississippi (Oct. 8) ... Registered four 20-plus assist matches ... Her best total in digs was 13 versus Kentucky (Oct. 1) ... Narrowly missed out on a triple-double in that match, as she added nine kills and 25 assists ... Reached double digits in the dig column in three consecutive matches with Clemson (Sept. 7), Duke (Sept. 10) and Northern Illinois (Sept. 11).

2003 (FRESHMAN): Played in 29-of-30 possible matches and 100-of-111 games ... Finished up second on the team in digs and digs per game with 239 and 2.39 ... Saw action at the libero and outside hitter positions ... Put up double digits in the kill column four times ... Had a dozen matches in which she reached the 10-dig plateau ... Recorded her first collegiate double-double in a match against George Washington (Sept. 20) with 10 kills and 12 digs ... It was the lone double-double of her rookie season ... Had 22 digs in the Clemson match (Sept. 9), which was the high mark of the year for South Carolina ... Had 12 kills in a match against Alabama (Nov. 2) ... Strung together four straight matches versus Ball State (Aug. 30), Michigan State (Sept. 5), North Carolina (Sept. 7) and Clemson (Sept. 9) in which she dug at least 12 balls.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Dora de la Salle in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ... Was coached by Miguel Cruz ... Also lettered in track and softball.

PERSONAL: Is an economics major ... Full name is Iris Santos ... Parents are Felipe Santos and Daysi Hernandez ... Has one sister and three brothers ... Was born in San Francisco de Macoris on Jan. 29, 1982 ... Won the bronze medal in beach volleyball at the Central American Games ... Married to Ulises Noboa.

SANTOS' CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 15, Georgia (Oct. 30, 2005)
Attacks: 44, Georgia (Oct. 30, 2005)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Kills): .500 (12-0-24), Houston (Sept. 16, 2005)
Assists: 57, Houston (Sept. 16, 2005)
Service Aces: 4, 3x, last Auburn (Oct. 16, 2005)
Digs: 23, Arkansas (Sept. 25, 2005)
Block Solos: 2, 3x, last North Carolina (Sept. 10, 2005)
Block Assists: 7, Houston (Sept. 16, 2005)
Total Blocks: 7, Houston (Sept. 16, 2005)

SANTOS' SEC CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 15, Georgia (Oct. 30, 2005)
Attacks: 44, Georgia (Oct. 30, 2005)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Kills): .393 (13-2-28), Alabama (Oct. 14, 2005)
Assists: 48, Alabama (Nov. 13, 2005)
Service Aces: 4, Auburn (Oct. 16, 2005)
Digs: 23, Arkansas (Sept. 25, 2005)
Block Solos: 2, LSU (Sept. 26, 2003)
Block Assists: 4, 4x, last Auburn (Nov. 11, 2005)
Total Blocks: 4, 5x, last Auburn (Nov. 11, 2005)

SANTOS' OVERALL CAREER STATISTICS

SEASONGPMPKK/GEATTPCTAA/GSASA/GSEDIGD/GREBSBATBB/GBEBHE
2003100291101.1073353.105320.32180.18252392.3958213150.1584
20048626620.7234202.1392833.29160.19181641.9114120210.24319
200598272192.2394541.2317477.62320.33512312.3611973820.842441
TOTALS284823911.382011096.17310623.74660.23946342.2383121061180.423564

SANTOS' SEC CAREER STATISTICS

SEASONGPMPKK/GEATTPCTAA/GSASA/GSEDIGD/GREBSBATBB/GBEBHE
20035516751.3656233.082150.27130.24201192.163928100.1851
20044916551.1232174.1321553.16130.2711931.908117180.37312
200561161352.2174373.1643686.03140.23311622.6611239410.671516
TOTALS165482651.61162780.1325383.26400.24623742.2758564690.422329

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