15 Danielle Vaughan
15 Danielle Vaughan
Height: 6-1
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
High School: Palos Verdes Peninsula
Position: MB

2009: Played in all 25 matches, earning 24 starts ... Led the team with a .208 attack percentage, and finished third in total kills, with 131, averaging 1.44 per set ... Also added nine assists and three service aces ... Tallied 18 total digs on the season, along with a team-high 72 total blocks, including 27 solo ... Her average of 0.79 blocks per set was good for fifth in the Ivy League for the season, and helped hold opponents to just .213 hitting against the Bears.

2008: Appeared in 18 matches, starting all but one of them … Finished second on the team with a .241 attack percentage … One of only five players with more than 100 kills, picking up 113 for an average of 1.79 per set … Led the team in solo and total blocks, with 22 and 50 respectively.

2007: Played in and started every game...Developed her offensive skills and became a consistent threat as season progressed...Averaged 12 kills per match from 10/19 to 11/2, when she recorded double digit kills in five consecutive competitions...Career-high 16 kills against Columbia along with five block assists (10/19).

Before Brown: Vaughan was a four-year member and three-year letterwinner at Palos Verdes Peninsula ... Two-time All-Bay League honoree, earning first team honors as a junior ... PVPHS Most Valuable Player as a senior ... Most Valuable Offensive Player as a junior ... Has three years' experience playing for Long Beach Volleyball Club, competing at the Junior Olympics all three years. Entering that third year, LBVC had posted top-10 finishes twice ... Student-Athlete Award winner ... Spanish Honor Society member ... AP Scholar Award.

Personal: Katherine Danielle Vaughan is the daughter of Tim and Emily Vaughan of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. ... Has two brothers, Max and Nicholas ... Concentrating in History of Art and Architecture.