Played two seasons at the University of South Florida before transferring to San Diego State for the 2014 season.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Became a starter after arriving at San Diego State in 2014 ... Appeared in 25 matches with 15 starts ... Hit double figures in kills in nine matches ... Career high of 14 kills came at Hawai'i in the second match of the season ... Recorded a season-best .467 attack percentage (9-2-15) vs. University of San Diego on Sept. 16 ... Also hit over the .400 mark (.417) against San Jose State on Nov. 13 ... Had career-best three service aces vs. Ohio (Aug. 30) and vs. Brown (Sept. 5) ... First career double-double as an Aztec came in season finale at UNLV with 13 kills and a season-high 11 digs .. Also had two assists in that contest ... Career-high points effort of 17.5 vs. Brown when she tallied 13 kills, three service aces and three block assists.
SOUTH FLORIDA 2013
As a sophomore in 2013 appeared in all 32 matches, playing in 98 sets for the Bulls ... Averaged 2.13 kills per set in American Athletic Conference play... Posted a career-best hitting percentage Sept. 10 vs. Florida Gulf Coast, attacking at a .600 clip in 10 swings ... Tied a career high in digs with seven against Rutgers on Oct. 4 ... Set a career high in kills with 12 against Florida Atlantic on Sept. 14 ... Posted double-digit kills in four matches.
SOUTH FLORIDA 2012
Appeared in 31 of the Bulls' 32 matches as a true freshman in 2012 ... Recorded 239 kills and 66 blocks in 121 sets played ... Averaged 2.08 kills per set in Big East Conference action... Collected a career-high 16 kills Sept. 22 against Rutgers, hitting .452 ... Earned the St. Louis Tournament MVP Award notching 25 kills over three matches and setting a career high in digs with seven Sept. 8 against Evansville.
Played club for Colorado Juniors (Colorado Springs, Colo.) as an outside and right side hitter ... Team won the 2012 Puerto Rico Volleyball Championship in the U-17 Open Division ... Also competed in the girls' national championship open division.
Four-year starter at Overland High School in Aurora, Colo. ... A first-team all-conference selection as a junior and senior after earning honorable mention all-league accolades during her freshman and sophomore seasons.
Ciara E. Brown was born in California on December 27, 1994, in Oxnard, Calif. ... Daughter of Brenda and Nathaniel Brown ... Enjoys the outdoors, going to the beach, traveling and spending time with family and friends ... Was recruited out of high school by Butler, Dayton, Cal State Fullerton, Fresno State Auburn and South Florida ... A communications major with a minor in real estate.