8 Akia Warrior
8 Akia Warrior
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ft. Worth, Texas
Position: S
Last School: Keller Central HS
Experience: 1L
Club Team: Tejas Volleyball Club

Statistics: 2017

Freshman (2017): Saw action in 39 sets over 14 matches, earning 11 starts ... Recorded two or more kills on three occasions ... Posted 20 or more assists nine times ... Notched five or more digs on six occasions ... Logged 16 assists. six digs, one kill and two service aces in career debut at Charlotte (8/26) ... Tallied first block assist of the season against Idaho State (9/1) in the Bruiser Showcase ... Finished with two kills, 27 assists and five digs against Western Kentucky (9/5) ... Recorded first solo block of the season versus nationally-ranked Creighton (9/8) in the Kansas Invitational ... Posted second solo block of the season against nationally-ranked Purdue (9/9) ... Recorded a season-high three kills at Tennessee Tech (10/6) ... Also notched a season-high 44 assists, a season-high eight digs, and a season-high four service aces in the same match ... In the annual Battle of the Boulevard duel with Lipscomb (10/10) finished with one kill, one dig and one block assist.

2016: Redshirted season.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Keller Central High under coach Terri Kelso ... Named All-District Setter as a senior ... 2014 District Honorable Mention ... Served as team captain ... Also ran track at KCHS.

Personal: Daughter of Steven and Val Warrior ... Has two siblings ... Lists favorite athletes as Jordan Larson, Destiny Hooker and Lisa Leslie ... Favorite singers are Nicki Minaj, Beyonce and Rihanna ... Lists greatest sports thrill as the speed of the game and being able to control the ball in a way that no other position can ... Majoring in Exercise Science.