SAN DIEGO STATE 2005
Appeared in three matches during her second season at San Diego State, playing in one game in each of those outings ... Season-high four kills on six attempts vs. Air Force on Oct. 29 ... Totaled seven kills on the year with just one error for a .462 hitting percentage ... Career-high three block assists in matches vs. Niagara (Sept. 16) and Air Force (Oct. 29) ... Recorded a dig against both Liberty and Air Force.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2004
Saw action in 13 matches, but played in just two conference contests (at UNLV on Sept. 27 and vs. Air Force on Oct. 16) ... Best outing came against Wichita State with a personal-best five kills and a .571 hitting percentage on seven attacks ... Career-high four blocks (two solo, two assists) vs. San Francisco on Sept. 17 ... Had season-high three assists in that match.
Four-year varsity athlete at University of San Diego High School ... Division III all-CIF first team in 2003 ... Selected team captain as a senior ... A first-team all-Western League selection as a junior and senior ... Sportsmanship award winner in 2002 ... Team's most valuable defensive player as a junior ... San Diego Union Tribune all-academic team member in 2002 and 2003 ... USDHS team advanced to the Southern California finals in 2002 and the semifinals in 2001 and 2003 ... CIF champions 2000 through 2003 ... Member of 2002 Junior Olympics team that captured a silver medal at 2002 nationals.
Vanessa Leigh Curtis was born July 23, 1986, in San Diego ... Daughter of Rob and Linda Curtis ... Sister, Nicole, played volleyball at San Diego State from 1996 through 1999 ... A business marketing major at San Diego State.