A three-year letterwinner at Grapevine (Texas) High School where she played for Coach Diane Wilson ... As a senior was a Texas Sports Writers Association All-State5A honorable mention setter and a Prep Volleyball HS High Honorable Mention All-American ... All-District 6-5A first team MVP and Fort Worth Star Telegram Player of the Year first team ... Under Armour honorable mention All-American ... Finalist for the Texas Outstanding Award and the Andi Collins Award given to the top prep setter in the nation by prepvolleyball.com ... Missed first two month of senior year with torn ankle ligament, but finished with 199 digs and an average of 8.9 assist per game ... As a junior was a Lonestar Volleyball all-Texas second-team selection and first-team all-district honoree ... Won all-tournament honors at two events and was also named to the Dallas-Fort Worth Area Super team by the Star-Telegram ... Compiled 1,129 assists and 3298 digs ... First-team all-district honoree as a sophomore .. Lonestar Volleyball Selection All-Texas team ... Had 992 assists (8.41 per game) and led the district in kills with 895 ... Named an Academic All-American and to the Academic All-District 6-5A all three years ... Active in several school organizations including National Charity League, Student Council, National honor Society and good Shepherd Catholic youth Ministry ... Won a Student Ambassador Award for community service and was named an Outstanding Student World Geography/History.
Played with Texas Advantage Volleyball (TAV) for five years as a setter and team captain ... Over that time her teams had finished of third or higher in 14 events including first at the Show Me Qualifier (18 Black), AAU All-American National championship (17 Black), first place at the Tour of Texas Champions (15 Black and 17 Black), first at the Northern Lights Qualifier (16 Rags Black) and first at the Junior Olympic National Open Championship (15 Black) ... Also played six years of competitive sand volleyball.
Tanna Kristine Aljoe was born Oct. 11, 1993, in Liberty, Mo. ... Daughter of Mike and Kris Aljoe ... Father played football at Oklahoma University (1982-85) and was a member of the USA bobsled team at the 1988 Winter Olympics ... Enjoys photography, yoga and beach volleyball ... Lists favorite athletes as Kerry Walsh and Misty May-Treanor ... Received recruiting letters from 48 Division I schools including Florida, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Miami, North Carolina and Pepperdine ... Majoring in broadcast entertainment/sports media with a minor in Spanish.