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Tabi Love
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Tabi Love 1264010
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dauphin, Manitoba
High School: Dauphin Regional Secondary
Experience: 1 Letter
Love played in 35 matches (117 sets), starting 16, and was second on the team with 2.79 kills per set and 3.13 points per set, and tied for first with 21 block solos ... named to the All-Pac-12 honorable mention team ... had 15 double-figure kills matches, including each of the last three contests of the year ... recorded 14 kills and three blocks in the National Championship match against Illinois (Dec. 17) and 12 kills in the National Semifinal versus Florida State (Dec. 15) ... tied a season high with 18 kills against Texas on Dec. 10, adding seven kills versus Penn State on Dec. 9 ... posted 17 kills against San Diego on Dec. 3, hitting .351 ... had a season-high (equaled career best) six blocks on two solos and four assists ... added eight kills and only one error in 13 swings (.538) on Dec. 2 against Maryland Eastern Shore ... posted seven kills on Nov. 18 against Arizona and eight kills and three blocks on Nov. 20 versus Arizona State ... recorded 13 kills at Oregon State on Nov. 12 and nine at Oregon on Nov. 11 ... tallied 12 kills on Nov. 4 against Washington ... posted 14 kills on Oct. 28 at California and eight on Oct. 29 at Stanford ... posted seven kills on Oct. 22 versus Utah ... notched three straight with at least 10 kills from Oct. 8-15 ... posted a .404 hitting percentage against the Oregon schools (Oct. 14-15), recording a team-high 13 kills with two errors in 26 attempts (.423) against Oregon State on Oct. 14 and 16 kills with four errors in 31 swings (.387) versus Oregon on Oct. 15 with four blocks ... had 12 kills at Arizona on Oct. 8 and added nine at Arizona State on Oct. 7 ... came off the bench to post eight kills at Utah (Sept. 30) and seven kills with only one error in 17 attempts for a .353 hitting percentage at Colorado (Oct. 2) ... had 11 kills and five blocks against California on Sept. 24 and 10 kills versus Stanford on Sept. 23 ... posted 14 kills at Pepperdine on Sept. 7 and eight at Washington on Sept. 17 ... led the Bruins with a season-best 18 kills at Hawai'i on Sept. 4 ... added 11 kills against Long Beach State on Sept. 1 ... had eight kills and only one error in 21 attacks (.333) with four block solos at Loyola Marymount on Aug. 27.

Love led the Golden Gophers with 3.47 kills per set, was tied for first with 19 aces and was second with 3.93 points per set, adding 1.42 digs and 0.47 blocks per set ... recorded 23 double-figure kills matches, six double-figure digs contests and four double-doubles ... produced a season-best 24 kills against Illinois on Oct. 22 ... had three straight double-doubles at the Diet Coke Classic (Sept. 3-4) with 17 kills and 11 digs against Baylor, 23 kills and 12 digs versus Northern Iowa and 17 kills and 10 digs against Dayton ... added another double-double with 20 kills and 10 digs at Michigan on Sept. 25 ... hit a season-best .464 with 16 kills and three errors in 28 swings on Oct. 3 against Indiana ... was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Aug. 30.

Was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team after finishing third on the squad with 2.63 kills and 2.94 points per set, adding 0.50 blocks and 0.46 digs per set ... played in all 37 matches ... posted 13 double-figure kills contests, including four in the final five matches ... had a season-best 22 kills in the Regional Semifinal match against Colorado State on Dec. 11 ... added 21 kills a day later in the Regional Final versus Florida State, going on to earn Regional Most Valuable Player honors ... recorded 19 kills in a first-round matchup with Louisville (Dec. 4) and 11 kills in a second-round win over Tennessee (Dec. 5) ... added 19 kills versus Michigan (Oct. 24) and 18 against Michigan State (Oct. 23) ... posted six blocks versus both Iowa State on Sept. 5 and Northwestern on Oct. 17 ... hit a season-best .500 with 15 kills and only two errors in 26 swings at Iowa on Nov. 13 ... was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Oct. 26 and conference Freshman of the Week on Sept. 7 and Oct. 26.

Love was a four-sport star at Dauphin Regional Secondary School in Dauphin, Manitoba ... led the Clippers to four straight Regional Championships, earning Most Valuable Player honors all four years ... was also a four-year letterwinner in track and field and a three-year letterwinner in both soccer and basketball ... played club with Selkirk Royals ... was named Most Valuable Player of a pair of Club National and Provincial Championship teams in 2007 and `08 ... played for the Canadian Junior National Team in 2007 and `08.

Born Tabitha Ashly Love on Sept. 11, 1991 in Brandon, Manitoba ... parents are Tanya and Jeremy Love ... is the oldest of four children, with sisters KC and Sami and brother Jay ... number one reason she plays volleyball is to push herself and to create lasting memories to remember long after she's done playing ... favorites include the television show "Seinfeld", singer Trey Songz, watermelon, the Chicago Bulls and their star player Derrick Rose ... biggest athletic thrill of her career was the 2009 NCAA Regional Final victory over Florida State ... favorite academic class is theater ... majoring in english.

Tabi Love's Career UCLA Statistics


Tabi Love's UCLA Match Highs

KILLS18, at Hawai'i (9/4/11)
18, vs. Texas (12/10/11)
TOTAL ATTACKS52, vs. Texas (12/10/11)
HITTING PCT (MIN. 10 KILLS).423 (13-2-26), vs. Oregon State (10/14/11)
DIGS3, Six Times (last at Stanford, 10/29/11)
BLOCK SOLOS4, at Loyola Marymount (8/27/11)
BLOCK ASSISTS4, vs. California (9/24/11)
4, vs. San Diego (12/3/11)
TOTAL BLOCKS6 (2-4), vs. San Diego (12/3/11)
POINTS21.0, vs. San Diego (12/3/11)
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