The George Washington University: Women's Volleyball

Janine Brown
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Janine Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL

High School:
Bishop Kenny

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
3 yrs.

Major:
marketing



AT GW:
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.

HIGH SCHOOL:
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.

PERSONAL
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.

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