|| Jade Machado
Machado was the lone Bruin to play in all 34 matches, appearing in 121 games ... made six official starts, also appearing in the starting seven as libero 21 times ... was third on the team with 3.19 digs per game ... posted 19 double-figure digs matches ... led the Bruins in digs 15 times ... had a pair of 20-digs matches, including a career-best 29 against Oregon State on Oct. 12 ... had another 20-dig match in a win at California on Sept. 27 ... posted double figures in digs in eight straight matches from Sept. 20 to Oct. 18 ... recorded at least 15 digs in a match 12 times ... registered single kills in wins over Louisville (Aug. 31) and Arizona (Sept. 20) ... tied a career high with three aces in a win against Southern Mississippi on Sept. 8 ... named first-team All-Pac-10 Academic and first-team ESPN Academic All-District.
Played in 114 games over 37 matches as a back-row defensive specialist, making six starts ... posted five matches with double-figure digs, including a season-best 13 at California on Nov. 10 ... added 12 digs, also posting her first career kill, against Stanford on Oct. 13 ... had at least one ace in 12 matches, serving three at Washington State on Oct. 26 ... recorded five assists against Washington on Sept. 28 ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic first-team honors.
Played primarily as a defensive specialist, appearing in 14 matches and 36 games ... posted eight digs against USC on Sept. 30 ... strained the ulnar collateral ligament in her left elbow on Nov. 7, ending her season.
LA COSTA CANYON HIGH SCHOOL
Machado was a three-year letterwinner at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, Calif. ... earned CIF San Diego Section Player of the Year honors in 2004 after helping the Mavericks to a CIF title ... also named Palomar League Co-Player of the Year, San Diego Union Tribune All-CIF and All-Academic, Prep Volleyball.com All-American and U.S. Army National Scholar-Athlete in `04 ... as a team captain, recorded 1,094 assists in her senior year ... also named first-team All-CIF and All-Avocado League in 2003 ... four-year participant on the U.S. Junior Olympic Team ... won the 2003 Junior Olympics Beach Volleyball Championships ... played club volleyball for the Encinitas Volleyball club.
Born Jade Ann Machado on Feb. 17, 1987 in La Jolla, Calif. ... parents are Zee and Ed Machado ... has one sister, Jazmin, a sophomore on the UCLA women's volleyball team ... father Ed was a member of the UCLA men's volleyball team from 1968-71, winning two NCAA Championships (1970 and `71) ... inducted into Phi Beta Kappa ... majoring in communications with a minor in education.
Jade Machado's Career Statistics
Jade Machado's Match Highs
|KILLS||1, 3 Times
||ASSISTS||5, vs. Washington (9/28/06)
||SERVICE ACES||3, at Washington State (10/26/06)
3, vs. Southern Mississippi (9/8/07)
|DIGS||29, vs. Oregon State (10/12/07)
||POINTS||3.0, at Washington State (10/26/06)
3.0, vs. Southern Mississippi (9/8/07)