17 - Tanya Rinderknecht
Tanya Rinderknecht
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sancarlos, CA
High School: Crystal Springs Upland School
Position: OH
2003: Played in 19 games last season ... Posted two service aces and six digs ... Recorded a career-high five digs against Columbia.

2002: Joined the Bears' as a walkon at the start of the season ... Appeared in one game for Brown, in the final match of the season against Yale ... Recorded one dig against the Bulldogs.

Before Brown: Played volleyball and basketball for four years at Crystal Springs Uplands School ... Also played soccer for three seasons ... Served as the volleyball Captain in both 1999 and 2000, earning MVP honors following both seasons ... Was also a two-time Captain for both basketball and soccer ... Named MVP of the basketball team in 2001 and was also named CSUS Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Was a National Merit Finalist and the recipient of the Academic Achievement Award ... Sister Andrea Rinderknecht was a 1998 Brown graduate and a 2003 Brown Med School graduate.

Personal: Concentrating in Biomedical Ethics.