|High School:||Notre Dame|
|Position:||Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter|
2000: One of just two members of the team to play in all 91 games, Highlund pushed for playing time on the back row immediately ... Finished the season with 1.98 digs per game, sixth on the team, as a freshman and also added three kills and one block assist ... Served up 12 aces and had 16 assists ... Reached double-digit digs in seven matches, including a career-high 16 against St. Peter's in the Brown Invitational ... Before Brown: An outstanding defensive player, Highlund also has the ability to hit outside, leading her high school team in kills in several matches ... Was a first team All-GPSL League as a senior and third team All-County choice ... Team captain ... Earned the President's Award for Academic Excellence ... National Honor Society member ... Lifetime membership in the California Scholastic Federation ... Personal: Played for City Beach volleyball club team, which was ranked fifth in the nation ... Undecided on a concentration.