Player Bio: Miriam Denard :: Women's Volleyball  

  Miriam Denard
Miriam Denard
Player Profile

Decatur, GA

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Overview: An athletic, good jumping small outside hitter. Her athleticism and her competitive nature will give her a chance to compete for playing time.

Prep: Named Best Female Athlete for the class of 2002 at Decatur HS

  • Two-year team captain, two-time team MVP
  • All-Area Player of the Year as a senior
  • Two-time All-County, three-time All-Area
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution Defensive Player of the Year for 2001, and the AJC Athlete of the Week for Sept. 27, 2001
  • Who's Who Among American High School Students for 2002
  • National Honor Society for 2001-02
  • Earned the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cup for Best All-Around Senior in 2002
  • Played club volleyball with Atlanta Juniors, earning the team's 2002 Best Offensive Player award
  • Club team was a national qualifier in 2001
  • Was a four-year starter and two-year captain for the Decatur basketball team
  • AJC Athlete of the Week for Jan. 17 and Jan. 21, 2002
  • Three-time AJC Decalb-Rockdale First Team and Terrific Ten
  • All-State second team
  • Also participated in one season of track as well as four years of marching band (trombone), symphonic band, Drama Club and Key Club.

    Personal: Plans to major in communication studies and would like to become a broadcast journalist

  • Parents are Willie and Carolyn Denard
  • Has an older brother, Joel
  • Is a Jackie Robinson Scholar at UCLA
  • Born Miriam Amina Denard on November 12, 1983, in Atlanta, GA.