Blaire Pickens
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Blaire Pickens

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Anaheim Hills, Calif.

High School:
Orange Lutheran HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
OPP

Experience:
2L


09/27/2014

TCU Stuns the Cyclones

The Horned Frogs defeated Iowa State for the first time in program history.

09/24/2014

TCU Falls to Texas Tech

Ashley Smith leads the team with 15 kills, while Mattie Burleson and Blaire Pickens each record five blocks.

09/23/2014

Volleyball Opens Big 12 Play in Lubbock

TCU will face a 12-0 Texas Tech to open Big 12 play with the match airing live on FOX Sports Southwest Plus.

09/20/2014

TCU Claims Molten Invitational Crown

Smith, McGuire and Holland are all named to the all-tournament team.

09/20/2014

Volleyball Cruises to 3-0 Win Over UAPB

TCU hits .434 and records nine service ace on its way to a sweep of UAPB.

09/27/2014

TCU vs. Iowa State 9/27/14

TCU vs. Iowa State 9/27/14

09/20/2014

TCU vs. High Point 9/20/14

TCU vs. High Point 9/20/14

09/16/2014

TCU vs. Abilene Christian 9/16/14

TCU vs. Abilene Christian 9/16/14

09/06/2014

TCU vs. Miami 9/5/14

TCU vs. Miami 9/5/14

09/06/2014

TCU vs. Prairie View A&M 9/6/14

TCU vs. Prairie View A&M 9/6/14

2013 (Sophomore)
Played in 30 of the 31 matches for TCU ... saw action in 101 sets and started nine matches ... finished fourth on the team in kills with 149 ... led the team in kills on four occasions ... notched double-digit kills once and tied her season- and career-high with 10 at Kansas State on Oct. 5 ... also set a season- and career-high in attacks (27), hitting percentage (.583), assists (1), digs (4) and points (10.5) against the Wildcats ... finished the season with 17 digs and two assists ... totaled 39.0 blocks over the course of the season and had a season- and career-high of 3.0 total blocks on five occasions ... posted zero hitting errors at UNC Greensboro (8-0-14) to help lead the team to the Spartan Spiketacular tournament title ... hit above .400 on four occasions and above .500 twice ... contributed 10.0 plus points in five matches for TCU.

2012 (Freshman)
Played in 24 matches and got starts in two of the last three ... upped her season average to 1.02 kills per set with strong performances last in the season ... notched six kills on 16 attacks (.312 attack percentage) in the match with Alabama A&M ... chipped in two kills on five attacks against SMU ... tallied three more kills in two sets in the match with Army ... her three digs against Arizona were a career best, as were her two blocks ... had a career-high three blocks against Prairie View A&M, while adding three kills ... had four kills on 12 attacks in three sets of action at Kansas ... chipped in another four kills against Baylor on Nov. 14 ... got her first-career start against Kansas (Nov. 17) and tallied three kills on 10 attacks ... continued her solid play at OU with a career-best 10 kills on 22 attacks ... closed the season with her second-straight strong match with a .636 attack percentage (7-0-11) against West Virginia.

High School
Attended Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, Calif. ... was teammates with Macy Capen at Orange Lutheran ... was a varsity starter three of her four years in high school ... PrepVolleyball.com ranked her as one of the top-250 players in the nation ... named to the AVCA High School All-America watch list.

Personal
Full name is Blaire Danielle Pickens ... daughter of Jeffrey and Kerry Pickens ... has two brothers, Brett and Jeffrey ... Brett plays volleyball at Rutgers and won a gold medal at the US Junior Nationals ... majoring in strategic communications with a business minor ... hopes to work for or own her own clothing company ... hobbies inclue paddleboarding, swimming and spending time with family and friends.

Season MP-SP K E TA KPG PCT AST APG SA-SE RE DIGS DPG BS-BA BPG BE BHE PTS
2012 24-49 50 24 150 1.02 .173 2 0.04 0-0 1 12 0.24 2-13 0.31 0 0 58.5
2013 30-101 149 72 410 1.48 .188 2 0.02 0-0 2 17 0.17 1-38 0.39 2 0 169.0
Career 54-150 199 96 560 1.33 .184
4
0.03 0-0 3 29 0.19 3-51
0.36
2 0 227.5


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