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#5 Mindy Gowen
Position: Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Edmond, Okla.
High School: Santa Fe
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Career Overall Statistics

Year SP K E TA PCT A TA PCT SA SE TA PCT RE TA PCT DIG BS BA TOT BE BHE
2012 82 2 1 4 .250 13 49 .265 1 13 196 .934 7 208 .966 109 0 0 0 0 0
2011 89 0 0 1 .000 34 110 .309 14 12 283 .958 10 273 .963 153 0 0 0 0 1
2010 78 0 0 1 .000 17 62 .274 11 17 254 .933 6 167 .964 105 0 0 0 0 0
Total 249 2 1 6 .167 64 221 .290 26 42 733 .943 23 648 .965 367 0 0 0 0 1

Career Big 12 Statistics

Year SP K E TA PCT A TA PCT SA SE TA PCT RE TA PCT DIG BS BA TOT BE BHE
2012 33 1 0 2 .500 4 16 .250 0 1 59 .983 2 81 .975 47 0 0 0 0 0
2011 41 0 0 1 .000 16 42 .351 6 4 122 .967 4 125 .968 54 0 0 0 0 1
2010 45 0 0 0 .000 12 45 .267 8 8 157 .949 4 127 .969 77 0 0 0 0 0
Total 119 1 0 3 .333 32 103 .311 14 13 338 .962 10 333 .970 178 0 0 0 0 1

2013 (Senior)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team...played in 61 sets over 20 matches, including two starts...totaled 99 digs for a 1.62 per set average and added nine assists on the season...posted eight digs in each of the first two matches of the season against Milwaukee (Aug. 30) and Northwestern (Aug. 31)...collected 11 digs in home-opening, 3-0 win over Arkansas (Sept. 3)...notched a season-high 13 digs vs. Pacific (Sept. 6)...registered eight digs at Iowa State (Nov. 9)...picked up 10 digs in four-set win at Texas Tech (Nov. 20)...Career Stats: Recorded 466 digs for a 1.50 per set average.

2012 (Junior)
Pivotal member of the Sooners back court...Added five digs in the NCAA First Round in OU's matchup with Arizona State....Matched a season-best performance with 14 digs in a five-set loss to No. 21 Kansas...Recorded the first kill of her career in the Sooners win over UALR...Added two assists and six digs in OU's 3-1 victory over Baylor on Nov. 10...Played in every set and contributed six digs and one assist in Oklahoma's win over West Virginia...Totaled one kill, provided key serves and played strong defense in Oklahoma's win against No. 11 Kansas State...Notched the first service ace of her 2012 campaign in the Sooners' win over No. 19 Kentucky...Recorded a season-high 14 dig and three assist performance against Northern Colorado...Added nine digs and two assists in OU's five-set victory over Tulsa to claim the Nike Invitational victory.

2011 (Sophomore)
Academic All-Big 12...Played 89 sets on the year at defensive specialist...Averaged 1.72 digs per set...Played in 41 sets during Big 12 action...Averaged 1.32 digs per set...Had 10 digs against Tulsa in the NCAA Championship first round...Matched a career high with two service aces three times this year...Last had two against Kansas on Oct. 15...Had 15 digs at Texas Tech on Oct. 1...Set a career best with five assists against No. 5 Texas on Sept. 28...Averaged 1.75 digs per set during the Oklahoma Invitational...Recorded two service aces against Boise State on Sept. 17...Had a career-high 21 digs at Wichita State on Sept. 14...Registered two service aces at Miami on Sept. 10...Averaged 2.20 digs per set during the Nike Invitational...Had 10 digs against Oral Roberts on Aug. 27.

2010 (Freshman)
Played 78 sets with 11 service aces on the year...Averaged 1.35 digs per set...Played in all 11 sets during the NCAA Championship...Had three service aces and averaged 1.27 digs per set...Had 10 digs during the Norman subregional...Averaged 1.71 digs per set during conference matches...Recorded her season-best 10 digs against No. 14 Iowa State on Nov. 13...Set season highs with two service aces against Baylor and Kansas State...Added eight service aces, a team-best 0.18 per set average...Had 28 digs during non-conference action...Saw limited playing time at the Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational...Played seven sets at the Houston Invitational...Saw time in six sets at the season-opening Nike Invitational.

High School
Played for head coach Will Ethridge at Edmond Santa Fe High School...Earned four varsity letters in both volleyball and track and field...Had 1,623 career digs, 205 service aces and 73 kills in 429 sets played...A 2009 all-state selection in volleyball...All-State tournament team in 2008 and 2009...Earned multiple all-tournament honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...Team finished runner-up at state in 2006, 2007 and 2008...Finished fourth at state in the pole vault...State runner-up in track in 2008 and 2009...Member of the National Honor Society.

Club
Played for the Oklahoma Charge in 2010...Team based out of Oklahoma City...Coached by former Sooner Anna Monsen-Howle...Won the Pacific Northwest Qualifier in the 18s club division as a member of the Ozark in 2009.

Personal
Born Mindy Camille Gowen in Rockdale, Texas...Daughter of Cindy and Bruce Gowen...Has two older sisters, Jenny and Ginger...Both sisters played volleyball at the University of Central Oklahoma.

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