#15 Casey Thurston, position: outside hitter, height: 6-1, year: sophomore, hometown:  West Valley City, UT, last school: Granger HS, major: exercise and wellness
SOPHOMORE - (2009):
  • Saw action in 20 matches and 66 sets as a sophomore, missing nine matches because of injury
  • Totaled 104 kills at .175 hitting
  • tallied two sets 17 digs, two solo blocks and 36 total blocks
  • Posted a career-high 13 kills against San Diego State
  • Tallied two kills and three attempts against Wyoming to earn a season-high and tie her career-high .667 hitting percentage
  • Chalked up a career-high three digs against UNLV
  • Pposted a career-high five blocks against SDSU
  • Had the sixth-highest hitting percentage on the team
  • Had the seventh-most blocks on the team with 36
FRESHMAN - (2008):
  • Saw action in 11 matches and 13 sets as a redshirt freshman
  • Totaled 18 kills, one dig and one block on the year
  • Did not play the first nine matches of the year due to an injury suffered during the team's foreign tour in Argentina
  • Made her Cougar debut at Wyoming, playing one set
  • Also saw action in one set at then-No. 15 Colorado State
  • Tallied four kills on five swings in one set against Air Force, hitting .600 on the night
  • Posted one kill on two swings at New Mexico and saw action in one set at TCU
  • Put down a kill on her only swing against UNLV
  • Tied her career high with four kills at Air Force
  • Established a new career high with five kills vs. TCU while adding the first block of her BYU career
  • Played one set with one kill at UNLV
  • Saw action in one set at then-No. 23 Utah
  • Posted two kills on three swings against Wyoming in the final match of the year, recording a season-high .667 hitting percentage
REDSHIRT - (2007):
  • Redshirted the season
BEFORE BYU:
  • Played for Club Utah at the Elite 18 level under head coach Scott Lee
  • Four-year letterwinner at Granger High School under head coach Kristin Estes
  • Earned first-team all-state recognition as a junior and senior
  • Named first-team all-region as a sophomore, junior and senior, leading her team to a second-place regional finish as a senior in 2006
  • Deseret News Prep Athlete of the Week during her junior season
  • Also lettered in basketball
  • Named to the Honor Roll all four years of high school
  • Active member of the Lancer Action Team, a school service group
PERSONAL:
  • Parents are Joe and Carol Speredon
  • Got married in the summer of 2009 to Jordan Thurston
  • Has three brothers and two sisters
  • Brother Jason is a member of the BYU football team
  • Enjoys art
  • Favorite food is anything Italian
  • Also recruited by Colorado State
  • Exercise and wellness major
YEAR MP-GP K E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TOT BE BHE
2008 11-13 18 7 53 .208 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
2009 20-66 104 50 309 .175 2 0 3 4 18 2 34 36 4 2
TOTAL 31-79 122 57 362 .180 2 0 3 4 18 3 35 37 4 2
  • Kills: 13 vs. SDSU
  • Hitting Percentage: .667 (twice)
  • Digs: 3 vs. UNLV, 10/29/09
  • Blocks: 5 vs. SDSU, 9/17/09
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