Named MVP of the inaugural DC Challenge in Aug., 2006 ... suffered an early-season ankle injury in practice that limited her playing time to 64 of GW's 94 games as a junior last year ... depite the injury, she amassed 218 kills, third-highest on the team ... her 252.5 points and 20 service aces last year also were third-most on the squad ... named to GW's Athletic Dept. Dean's List (Spring `06, Fall `06) ... became one of the Colonials' go-to options on offense as a sophomore in 2005 with 235 kills in 94 games ... led the team with 41 aces and her 301 digs was second-most on the squad ... appeared in 100 games as a freshman in 2004 and recorded 173 kills and a .122 hitting percentage ... added 16 service aces, 200 digs, 16 assists and 35 total blocks ... her 10 block solos ranked third on team.
Named Most Valuable Player and All-State as a senior at Bishop Kenny High under coach Suzanne Winkler ... helped lead her team to the State Final Four as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... led BKHS to the District Championship all four years and to three Regional championships ... also played center for the BKHS girls basketball team as a freshman and sophomore ... graduated magna cum laude with a 3.82 GPA and ranked 59th in her class of 360 students.
Born Dec. 10, 1985, in Jacksonville, Florida ... full name is Janine Marie Brown ... daughter of Daniel and Sandra Brown ... has one older brother, Jordan (24) ... enjoys playing beach volleyball, traveling, writing poetry, running in the Race for the Cure, coaching at volleyball and basketball camps ... plans to work for an advertising agency or marketing firm following graduation ... Major: marketing.
Volleyball Clinches Postseason Appearance on Senior Night
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team concluded the regular season on Friday night with a hard-fought, 3-0 loss to Saint Louis on Senior Night...
Volleyball Falls to Dayton, 3-0
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team opened the final weekend of the regular season on Friday afternoon with a 3-0 loss to visiting Dayton at...
Volleyball Adds Bowman During Early Signing Period
WASHINGTON - George Washington volleyball head coach Sarah Bernson has announced the signing of Bella Bowman, a libero out of Louisville, Kentucky, as her...
Volleyball Hosts Dayton and Saint Louis to Close Regular Season
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team will close out the regular season with a pair of home matches this weekend. The Colonials first welcome...
Volleyball Downs George Mason for Third Straight Win
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team evened its Atlantic 10 conference record at 6-6 when it won its third straight game on Friday night with a...
Volleyball Aims for Three Straight in #RevRivalry Clash with George Mason
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team looks to win its third consecutive game when it hosts George Mason in a Revolutionary Rivalry contest on...
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Sydney Welch
Welch earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors on Monday and adds COTW honors after playing stout defense in a pair of wins over the weekend.
Volleyball's Welch & Moor Honored for Standout Performances
WASHINGTON - George Washington volleyball freshman Sydney Welch was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Monday following a record-setting performance...