1 - Sydney Potts
Sydney Potts
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ozark, Mo.
High School: Arkansas-Fort Smith
Position: S

2011 - Played in all 30 matches for the Lions, starting 27 at setter...recorded 1,003 assists on the season to go along with 66 kills and 19 aces...Sydney also had 243 digs on the year.

Prior to Southern (at UA-Fort Smtih) - 2010-11 — Played in 107 sets ... Had 32 kills ... Compiled a 0.066 attack percentage ... Had a team-high 619 assists ... Had 5.79 assists per set ... Led team with 33 aces ... Was fourth on the team with 262 digs ... Had 12 blocks.


HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: During High School Potts lettered 4 years in volleyball ... In 2009 she ranked # 1 in the nation for most assist by MaxPreps and was a MaxPrep Player of the week ... Sydney is a member of the 2009 MO State Championship Team from Ozark MO.  Potts holds the school record for most assist in a match and most assist in a season ... She ranks 3rd in MO state history for assist in a single season at 1,054 ... Sydney earned 1st team All State, All-Region Team, All Conference and All District in volleyball ... ettered 3 years in track … received Freshman of the Year award …  Sophomore of the Year Award ... state qualifier in the following events:  sectionals 800M run, state 800M relay and 1600M relay, and sectionals in the long jump ... Earned academic honors summa cum laude…received the George Washington Carver Award … ranked top 5% of her class and is a MaxPrep Academic All-American.

Personal: Sydney is the daughter of Jeff and Jean Potts ... Her mother played volleyball at Missouri State ... has one brother ... is a nursing major at Southern