Latoya Blunt
Latoya  Blunt


Vacaville, Calif.

High School:
Will C. Wood



As a Junior (2006): Had a standout season, playing in 35 of 36 contests ... finished first on the team in total blocks (25 solo, 67 assists) ... ended the season third on the squad with a .286 hitting percentage and fourth with 337 kills ... named a National Strength and Conditioning All-American by the National Strength and Conditioning Association ... received All-BIG EAST second team honors ... tied for fifth on the Red Storm's all-time career list in kills (990) and is seventh in all-time total blocks (266) ... tied her career-high total blocks twice (8) ... named to the Gamecock Invitational all-tournament team after recording a total of 32 kills on 78 attempts and 10 total blocks (Sept. 8-9) ... registered a season-high 14 kills twice, against American (Sept. 16) and Columbia (Sept. 19) ... received Big Red Invitational all-tournament team honors after posting 35 kills on 75 attempts and six total blocks (Sept. 16) ... registered 13 kills in both matches of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 30-Dec. 1).

As a Sophomore (2005): Played in all 32 contests ... third on the team with 344 kills, a .270 hitting percentage and 76 total blocks (17 solo, 59 assists) ... fifth on the team in assists with 26 ... posted a career high and season high 24 kills against Syracuse (Oct. 23) ... had a season high .846 hitting percentage against Fordham (Sept. 20) ... recorded double-digits kills in 20 matches.

As a Freshman (2004): Started for the Red Storm in her freshman season, appearing in 29 of 31 contests ... compiled one of the best offensive seasons in St. John's history for a freshman, placing third on the team with 306 kills and fourth with a .184 hitting percentage ... third in total blocks with 98 (15 solo, 83 assists) ... also third in assists with 49 and fifth in both digs (166) and service aces (15) ... posted a season high 18 kills twice (at Long Island on Oct. 1, and vs. Hofstra on Sept. 22) ... season best eight blocks vs. Rutgers (Oct. 29) and 14 digs vs. Pittsburgh (Oct. 8).

At Will C. Wood: Was ranked No. 33 on PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces list, which is a compilation of the top-250 seniors in the nation ... led Will C. Wood team in kills (321), blocks (62) and digs (219) as a senior, setting school single-season records in each category ... named to the MEL All-League team in 2001-03 and the Optimist All-Stars in 2004.

Off The Court Blunt, a television and film major, was named a 2006-07 BIG EAST Academic All-Star. She says the most thrilling part of last season was going to a fifth and decisive game against Minnesota during the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Her goals for the coming season include building on the success from last year and going further in the BIG EAST and NCAA Tournaments. In her spare time, Blunt enjoys drawing. She lists Denzel Washington as her favorite actor and Rob & Big as her favorite T.V. show.


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