Caroline Steuer Bower Athlete Profile

#8 Caroline Steuer Bower

Caroline Steuer Bower
Position: Outside Hitter Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 1995-1999 Hometown: Pleasant View, UT Last School: Weber High School

Personal

High School: Weber
Major: Sociology
Parents: Robert and Margaret Steuer
Husband: Danny Bower, a former guard on the BYU basketball team
Family: Three brothers and two sisters
Hobbies: Horseback riding, snow skiing, tennis, rock climbing and surfing
Musical Group: Boyz II Men
Favorite Movie: Far and Away
Favorite Book: Stephanie
Sports Hero: Pete Sampras
Non Sports Heroes: Her parents

Before BYU

High School: Three-time all-region, two-time all-area, two-time Deseret News, Salt Lake Tribune All-State ... 1993 5A State Tournament MVP ... led Weber High to the 1993 state 5A championship ... 1994 Utah Summer Games All-Tourney team ... won the 1991 Region Shot put title ... earned Four Sport award at Weber High (volleyball, basketball, track, and softball). Club: First Team All-Intermountain Region in 1994 and Intermountain Region MVP in 1995 as member of the Ogden Volleyball Elite club ... helped her club team to the 1995 Intermountain Championship and a berth at nationals. Honors: Winner of the Warrior Respect Award.

Stats

Year     GP   K   E    A   Pct  SA  SE  RE  BS  BA  TB  BE Dig  Ast
1996 118 206 83 562 .219 24 25 15 6 33 39 6 219 17
1997 75 207 88 569 .209 8 20 13 8 44 52 12 224 15
1998 112 70 45 220 .114 28 39 14 1 11 12 3 259 23
Total 193 413 171 1131 .214 32 45 28 14 77 91 18 443 52
Career MATCH HIGHS


1996 | Freshman Year

Started late in the season after playing in every match as a defensive specialist ... averaged 2.68 kills per game as a starter, 1.75 kpg overall ... recorded double figure kills in 10 matches, including seven of the eight she started at the end of the year ... career-best 16 kills came against Weber State and career-best 17 digs came in the WAC championship match against Hawai`i.

1997 | Sophomore Year

Named to the All-Tournament Team of the BYU/Mizuno Classic ... was among the Cougar leaders in kills and digs when she was sidelined by a partially torn ACL in her left knee in mid-September ... returned to the defensive lineup in late October and the offensive lineup in early November ... ended the season first on the team in digs (2.99) and third in kills (2.76) ... hit career-bests of 18 kills, seven blocks and 27 digs ... recorded 28 total kills in nine games played at the WAC Championship Tournament ... after recording 11 kills in NCAA Second-round match in Provo, reinjured knee in regional semi final and was unable to play in regional final.

1998 | Junior Year

A versatile player who filled a defensive need for the Cougars ... third on the team in digs with 259 ... played in 112 of Cougars' 115 games ... tied for most service aces on the team with 28 ... recorded season-high 17 digs against Wyoming ... had 10 or more digs in a match eight times ... recipient of inaugural Floyd Johnson Service Award along with husband Danny Bower.