SAN DIEGO STATE 2011
Started half of the team's matches and appeared in all but one match during the season ... Finished third on the squad with an average of 2.78 kills per set ... Had a career-high 13 digs vs. Cal State Fullerton on Sept. 20 ... Also had 10 kills in that match to record her first double-double as an Aztec ... Set her SDSU blocking bests against New Mexico on Nov. 3 with five block assists and six total blocks ... Recorded a career-best 18 digs against UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 25 along with a personal-high 19.5 points in that contest ... Had back-to-back road matches (at Boise State and at Air Force) in which she had 12 kills and hit .478 and .455 respectively ... Notched double figures in kills in six of the final seven matches of the regular season.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2010
Appeared in 24 matches with eight starting assignments at the outside hitter position ... Was third on the team with kills average of 2.74 per set ... Averaged 2.78 kps in conference play ... Had a string of six straight matches reaching double figures in kills (Oct. 21 to Nov. 4) ... Set career high with 16 kills at Utah on Nov. 4 ... Had a season-high 18 points in that match as well ... Recorded 15 kills vs. Wyoming on Oct.28 ... Season best six digs at Air Force (Oct. 21) ... Best blocking effort came vs. University of San Diego with four ... Hit better than .300 in 11 matches during the course of the year ... Best hitting percentage came in the second match of college career when she hit .533 (9k-1e-24ta) against Northern Colorado on Aug. 28.
Played two seasons of varsity volleyball at Bishop Blanchet High School in Seattle, Wash., where she was coached by Matt Cheng ... As a senior, led her prep team at the 3A state championship and was named all-tourney and MVP at the state tournament ... Named to Seattle area all-star team ... Won Seattle Times Athlete of the Week honors and was selected Bishop Blanchet's MVP ... As a member of the track team during her senior year, was league and district champion in both the high jump and discus ... Finished fourth in the state in the discus and eighth in the high jump ... Selected team MVP and Most Inspirational ... Also lettered in swimming and was named Most Improved ... Transferred to Bishop Blanchet after two years at Mount Si HS in Snoqualmie, Wash., and could not play varsity volleyball as a junior due to state transfer rules ... Was named Most Inspirational as a JV athlete that season ... Played two seasons of volleyball at Mount Si, earning a varsity letter as a sophomore and was named all-area honorable mention ... Also competed for the Mount Si track team winning a league title in the high jump and finishing second in the pole vault in 2007.
Played four years as a middle blocker and outside hitter for the Kent Juniors Volleyball Club (KJVBC) in Kent, Wash. ... Team won regional titles in both 2009 and 2010 ... Also captured the championship at the Emerald City Classic Tournament in Seattle ... Was invited to train with the Junior National (U-21) beach volleyball team in June 2011, earning the invite after a strong performance at the USAV Beach High Performance Tryouts ... Competed at the CBS Sports Alt Games Collegiate Beach Championship in May 2011.
Summer Montana Nash was born May 18, 1992, in Bozeman, Mont. ... Daughter of Avery Ash ... Interests include philosophy, nutrition and the outdoors ... Enjoys arts and crafts, longboarding and activities with friends ... Favorite athlete is Swedish track and field athlete Carolina Kluft ... Majoring in environmental studies.