1 Talita Santos
1 Talita Santos
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Previous College: Salt Lake Community College
Position: MB
Sport: JC

Junior (2008)
Played in first match of the season but didn’t record any stats until the Sept. 1 match at No. 2 Nebraska, where she tallied one kill and three digs... Was named to the Florida International all-tournament team after recording 15 kills and 12 digs in three matches and hit .400 overall... Posted eight kills and six assists, while hitting .667 in the 2-3 loss at Florida International on Sept. 13... Registered a career-high eight block assists in the 3-0 win at IUPUI on Oct. 3... Posted career-high seven digs in the 3-1 win versus Houston Baptist on Oct. 16... Tallied a match-high six block assists in the 3-0 victory against South Dakota State on Oct. 23... Recorded a career-high 11 kills in the 3-1 win at Western Illinois on Oct. 26... Ranked third on the team with a .326 hitting percentage... Finished second on the team with 66 total blocks... Finished second in the Summit League with1.05 blocks per set... Also average 1.25 kills per set.

Prior to ORU (Salt Lake Community College)
Earned second-team All-Scenic West Athletic Conference honors as both a

freshman and a sophomore... Was named the SLCC Best Offensive Player

as a sophomore... Led the team in blocks as a sophomore with 106 (12

solo, 84 assists)... Helped team go undefeated in SWAC action... Was

a member of the 2007 squad that was the SWAC, Region and District

champions... Team placed third at the NJCAA National Championships in

2007... Led the conference with 1.22 blocks per game as a freshman as

she led the team with 23 solo blocks in 2006.

High School
Attended Eda Mantoanely High School in Sao Paulo, Brazil... Helped

team earn a Brazil National Championship in 2003, while the team won

the State Championship in 2004.

Full name is Talita Ramos dos Santos... Daughter of Jildario and Vida

Maria Santos... Chose ORU because of its tradition, athletic success

and great academic programs... Health and exercise science major...

Born on Jan. 30.