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Tiaja McKnight
Tiaja  McKnight

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Hollywood HS

Last College:
Rutgers

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
TR

09/08/2017

Broncos Dominate Santa Clara in Three

Boise State sweeps the battle of the Broncos to open weekend.

2016 | SOPHOMORE SEASON (Rutgers)

HONORS: Academic All-Big Ten Team.

STATISTICS (Notable Rankings): Accumulated 33 kills with a 0.92 per set average, two assists, four service aces, nine digs and 33 blocks.

HIGHLIGHTS: Saw action in 15 matches (36 sets), starting eight ... matched her career-high with five kills, along with three blocks against New Hampshire (Sept. 9) ... registered five kills, a solo block, and a block assist vs. Seton Hall (Sept. 17) ... posted a career-high nine blocks, including her previous career-high of five blocks in the second set alone, against No. 22 Michigan (Sept. 30) ... led the team with four blocks at No. 22 Purdue (Oct. 15), along with matching her career-best five blocks.

2015 | FRESHMAN SEASON (Rutgers)

STATISTICS (Notable Rankings): Tallied 20 kills with a 0.802 per set average, hit .185 percent on season, two service aces, nine digs and 17 blocks.

HIGHLIGHTS: Played in 10 matches and 25 sets ... four kills, one service ace, three digs and team-best five block assists against Sacramento State (Aug. 28) ... Five kills while hitting 50 percent at Santa Clara (Aug. 29) ... team-high four blocks against Harvard (Sept. 4) ... four kills and tied for team-high in blocks with three in win over Colgate (Sept. 11).

HOLLYWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

HONORS: Named the 2014 All-Central League MVP and the 2014 Hollywood High Athlete of the Year … a two-time All-Central League First Team selection (2013, 2014) … two-time team MVP (2012, 2013) … earned Los Angeles All-City Second Team honors in 2013 … an honor roll student at Hollywood, earning the recognition as a Silver Scholar for maintaining over a 3.0 GPA all four years.

HIGHLIGHTS: Originally from Los Angeles, Calif., where she graduate from Hollywood High School of Performing Arts in 2015 ... three-year letterwinner.

CLUB

Five-year member of the Mizuno Long Beach Volleyball Club … helped guide the 2013 Mizuno 16s team to a seventh-place finish at Junior Nationals.

PERSONAL

A two-sport athlete at Boise State also competing for the Bronco beach volleyball team.

ACADEMICS

Majoring in Communication ... Academic All-Big Ten as a sophomore.

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