1 - Diane Schneider
Diane Schneider
Height: 6-
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Saratoga, California
High School: Menlo
Position: Outside Hitter
2000: A hard hitter, Schneider made an immediate impact on the outside ... The only member of the Brown squad to earn an All-Ivy Notice, Schneider was one of four freshmen in the League to be recognized, earning Second Team All-Ivy honors ... A two-time All-Tournament honoree, Schneider was named to the All-Tournament Team at both the Holiday Inn Express Tournament at Stony Brook and at the Quinnipiac Classic ... At the HIE Tournament, Schneider amassed 44 kills, including 19 in her first collegiate match, 26 digs, six aces, and nine total blocks, and had a career-high seven block assists against Siena ... At the Quinnipiac Classic, she totaled 31 kills, 22 digs, and four service aces ... Led the team with 3.75 kills per game, fourth in the league, and had a .218 hitting percentage, third on the team ... Also served up a team-leading 22 aces and averaged 2.71 digs per game, fifth on the team ... Schneider was also among the top blockers on the team with 49 total blocks, third on the team ... One of just two members of the team to play in all 91 games, Schneider earned Ivy League Player of the Week honors following the final weekend of the season after she turned in a 22-kill, 22-dig performance in Brown's victory over Northeastern ... She also added three service aces and three blocks in the win ... Posted a career-high 26-kill performance against Boston College and had a career-high 24 digs against Dartmouth ... Notched double-digit kills in 22 of 24 matches, including three matches with 20+ kills ... Posted double-digit digs 12 times during the season, with three 20+-dig outings and had 11 double-doubles ... Notched a career-high .481 hitting percentage (15-2-27) in Brown's victory over Harvard ... Before Brown: The San Jose Times Player of the Year as a senior ... A team captain, she was team MVP and GPSL League MVP three consecutive years ... An All-State performer, she led her team to the finals of the High School State Tournament ... Voted the San Mateo County Player of the Year ... Santa Clara Sophomore of the Year in 1998 ... Also a standout swimmer ... An academic honor roll choice ... Personal: Played club ball with Vision ... Undecided on a concentration.