Honors2015SoCon Honor Roll
Senior (2015): Named to the Liberty Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Notched 11 kills and hit a sizzling .611 (11k/0e/18ta) in the sweep of Hampton (Aug. 29).
Junior (2014): Played in all 31 matches and 110 of 112 sets while making 29 starts … One of five Spartans with at least 200 kills finishing the season with 223 … Ended up second on the squad in both hitting percentage (.369), total blocks (68) and blocks per set (0.62) … Checked in second among Southern Conference players and 43rd nationally in hitting percentage … Tallied double-digit kills six times with a season-high 15 against Western Carolina (Oct. 21) … Set a new single-match record for hitting percentage in a five-set match in that contest against the Catamounts with a .609 mark (15k/1e/23ta) … Recorded a kill in every match she played and solo block or block assist in all but three contests.
Sophomore (2013): Played in 21 matches and earned six starts … Four of her starts occurred in Southern Conference play … Hit .256 for the season over 121 attempts, recording 48 kills and only 17 errors … Posted season highs of eight kills and seven block assists in a five-set victory at Chattanooga (Oct. 18).
Freshman (2012): Played in 74 sets as a rookie and earned starts in 12 matches … Tallied double-digit kills twice, including a career-high 13 at Chattanooga (Nov. 2) … Also put down 11 kills in a 3-1 victory over Appalachian State (Oct. 27) … Finished the year with a team second-best .232 hitting mark … Compiled the squad’s second-highest blocks per set average at 0.80 (59 total blocks) … Started the final nine matches of the campaign, racking up 54 kills and 31 blocks during the stretch.
High School: Three-year letterwinner for head coach Cydryce McMillian at A&M Consolidated High School ... Named to LonestarVolleyball.com All-Texas Team in 2009 and 2010 ... Named to AVCA Under Armour Girls' High School All-America Watch List in 2009 and 2010 ... Selected to three High Performance Camps ... Earned all-district honors as a junior and senior ... Led team to district titles in 2009 and 2010 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Club team competed in the 2008 Junior Olympics.
Club: Played for the Brazos Valley Juniors from 2005-09 and the Texas Pride Elite in 2010 ... Competed in the 2008 Junior Olympics
Personal: Julia Renee Westerbur ... Born May 29, 1993, in Vacaville, Calif. ... Daughter of Ted and Teresa Westerbur...Has an older sister, Rebecca, and an older brother, Travis ... She is a distant cousin of Larry Bird ... Majoring in consumer, apparel and retail studies.