8 Norisha Campbell
Career at FSU: Campbell is currently averaging 267 kills per year over her career, at this rate she will reach 1,068 next season…hit .351 for the 2000 season, claiming the seventh spot on the all-time hitting percentage list at Florida State … stands eighth on the all-time career hitting percentage list (.293) … also owns the 10th spot for all-time single season kills with 447 in 2000.
In 2000: Earned first team All-ACC honors in her junior year … named to the AVCA East Region team … selected to the 2001 USA Women’s National A2 Training Program … led FSU in five major categories, including kills (447), hitting percentage (.351) and blocks (119) … averaged 3.60 kills per game and 0.96 blocks per game, both team leading statistics ... had 119 total blocks in 2000 ... had her best match in the Lady ‘Noles second-to-last match of the season, when she had 22 kills and hit .500 in the Garnet and Gold’s win over Georgia Tech ... had double-digit kills in all but five matches this season (27) ... hit 20+ kills three times this season, including a season- and career-high 23-kill performance against Duke ... had a career-best night against Jacksonville when she hit .789 with 16 kills ... named ACC Player-of-the-Week for the week ending September 18, 2000, following a week in which she hit .606 and collected 4.00 kills per game while marching Florida State to a 3-1 record. The Seminoles disposed of Jacksonville, Samford and Florida A&M in three straight before falling to No. 25 Notre Dame in four.
1999: Was a member of the 1999 USA Junior National Volleyball Team that competed at the Junior World Championships in Saskatoon and Edmonton, Canada, from August 28 to September 5...led the squad in hitting in its final match vs. the Czech Republic with 11 kills and four blocks...rejoined FSU on September 7th and played in 27 matches...ranked third on the team in hitting at .208 and in kills with 298...was second on the team with 83 blocks...recorded 19 kills and five blocks in first match back vs. UT-Arlington...also had five blocks against Santa Clara on her way to a team-high 12 block assists at the NIU Invitational...had a then career-high 20 kills vs. Virginia and 18 kills in last regular-season match at NC State...tallied double digit kills in 16 matches...best outing by percentage was .519 in Duke match (17k, 3e, 27att).
1998: Saw the most action of all rookies...played in 11 matches...was forced into action when Aisha Thornton was sidelined with an injury...had 12 kills in Duke match on her way to a .435 hitting performance...had a 1998 team best eight blocks assists vs. Wake Forest and nine total for the match...hit .667 with 7 kills, 1 error and 9 attempts vs. FAMU...also hit .643 with 9 kills vs. Wake Forest...had eight total blocks in Clemson match...named ACC Rookie of the Week in October after stellar performances against Jacksonville, Wake Forest and Duke.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-city and all-state honorable mention recognition as a senior...garnered Most Improved Player accolades in final season at Judson High School...was a three-year letterwinner in volleyball...also played basketball for three years and was pegged an all-city and all-district selection...was a standout in the classroom, maintaining a 3.8 grade point average throughout her career...selected prom queen of her senior class.
PERSONAL: Named Miss Congeniality in the 1997 Miss San Antonio pageant...at 6-4, is the tallest player in Florida State volleyball history...is majoring in Special Education...was born September 21, 1980.
23 vs. Duke (10/7/00)
51 vs. Duke (10/7/00)
.789 vs. Jacksonville (9/13/00)
4 vs. NC State (10/17/99)
8 vs. Wake Forest (10/2/98)