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Karla Barbiche


Bozeman, Mont.

High School:


Defensive Specialist/Libero


Karla  Barbiche

2007: Named team tri-captain.

2006: Saw playing time in 25 matches and 77 games...key member of a solid Leopards defense...averaged 2.03 digs per game and 156 on the season...recorded 21 games with multiple digs...had four digs in season-opener against Georgia Southern (9/1)...recorded first double-digit dig total (12) in comeback win over LaSalle (9/13) of four Leopards to record double-digit digs against American with 10 (9/21)...had two service aces and eight digs in 3-1 win over Colgate (9/29)...finished with seven digs and three service aces in shutout of Bucknell (9/30)...had five-straight service points in win over NJIT (10/14)...recorded three service aces and a season-best 14 digs against Bucknell (10/27)...followed up that performance with 13 digs in win over Colgate (10/28)...had seven digs against Lehigh (11/3) in tournament-clinching win...finished with five digs in first round loss to American in Patriot League Tournament (11/17).

2005: Started 18 matches and saw action in 107 games...finished the season averaging an even 2.00 digs a game...was consistently a key component in the Leopards' defense...recorded multiple digs in eight matches, including a season-high 17 at Colgate (10/8)...that mark was sandwiched by a 15-dig performance at Bucknell (10/7) and 16 digs at rival Lehigh (10/14)...managed 17 service aces, including a season-high three against Fairleigh Dickinson (9/3) at the La Salle Tournament...managed two aces on five other occasions...studied abroad in Belgium last spring...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2004: Played in 100 games as libero and defensive specialist...averaged 1.77 digs per game...consistent in the service game, recording 28 aces and only 10 errors...was also a primary contributor in serve receive...had season-high 17 digs on three occasions, vs. Marist (9/3), Holy Cross (10/9) and Lehigh (10/22)...hit five aces vs. Hartford (9/3) and had three against Howard (9/11) and Lehigh (9/22).