bu athletes
Brianna Strong
   Class   Senior
   Position   Libero
   Height   5-10
   Hometown   Elkhart, Ind.
   High School   Concord

As a Senior (2009):

Played all 31 matches as team's starting libero
Set the DI single match record for most digs with 34 against Rhode Island (8/29)
Led team in total digs 475 and digs per set (4.36) - the second-highest totals at the DI level at BU
Finishes career ranked fifth on school's Division I career dig list (956)
Finishes career ranked second in digs per set for a career (3.03)
Had 15 aces
Ranked third in the conference in overall digs
Posted double-digit dig totals in 25 matches, 20+ digs five times, 30+ digs twice
Had a match-high 15 digs in America East Semifinals win over New Hampshire
Member of America East Tournament Championship team and NCAA Participant

As a Junior (2008):

Started 12 of 27 matches, played in 93 sets
Versatile player played first half of season as a hitter before moving to back row
Averaged 1.97 kills in first 10 matches of season and 2.57 digs over last 10 matches of year
Ranked third on the team with 217 digs (2.33 per set)
Posted double-digit digs in eight matches
Ranked third on team with 18 service aces (0.19 per set)
Had at least two service aces in six matches
Amassed double-digit kills in three matches
Posted 11 kills against Akron while hitting .450 (8/30)
Had 11 kills and 18 digs against Syracuse on a season-high 32 attack attempts (9/9)
Had 10 kills and 11 digs against Appalachian State (9/12)
Scooped up 12 digs in BU's America East semifinal win over UMBC (11/21)

As a Sophomore (2007):

Played in 10 matches and 24 games before sustaining a season-ending ankle injury
Posted a double-double with 14 kills and 16 digs in a five-game match versus Kent State (9/8)
Had 10 or more digs in four matches

2006 Season

Attended Indiana University South Bend; did not play volleyball

As a Freshman (2005):

Saw action in 24 matches and played an instrumental role in leading team to a program-best 20 wins and first conference championship and NCAA Tournament berth
Posted 10 or more kills in eight matches
Notched five double-doubles (kill-dig), highlighted by a 10-kill, 19-dig effort in the team's America East Championship-clinching four-game victory over Stony Brook (11/19)
Named to America East All-Rookie team
Three-time recipient of America East Rookie of the Week honors (9/25, 10/30, 11/13)

Before Binghamton:

A four-year letter winner and standout hitter while at Concord
Earned all-state honors as a senior and was a unanimous all-conference selection her sophomore, junior and senior seasons
Participated in softball where she earned all-conference honors in both her junior and senior seasons


Born March 30, 1987
Parents are Wendy and Roy Strong
Majoring in financial economics