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   #10 - Dana Fairbanks
FSU Volleyball
Ferris State
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Rogers City, Mich.

Position:
Outside Hitter

High School:
Rogers City

Coach Brandel-Wilhelm on Fairbanks: “Dana is a strong all-around player with a terrific sense for the game. She’s a utility player who will push other players at every position.”

High School: A three-time (2005-07) All-Straits Area Conference First-Team pick at Rogers City High School . . . Coached by Mary Fairbanks . . . Named the conference’s 2006 Player of the Year . . . 2006-07 team MVP Award winner after producing 409 kills, 69 blocks, and 372 digs in 143 games . . . A two-time (2006-07) all-region dream team pick . . . Helped lead Hurons to league and district titles in 2007 . . . Named to 2007 Rogers City Invite All-Tourney Team . . . Compiled 358 kills, 93 blocks, and 314 digs in 129 games as a junior . . . Totaled 202 kills, 25 aces, and 209 digs in sophomore eyar . . . Lettered four years in volleyball and three (2005-07) in basketball at the varsity level . . . Chosen as 2005-06 squad’s MVP and earned all-league honorable mention honors in final two (2006-07) seasons . . . Student Council member.

Club Team: Competed for the Rogers City Juniors.

Personal: Born 2/14/89 in Rogers City, Mich. . . Daughter of Russell and Mary Fairbanks . . . Has three older sisters and two brothers . . . Her sister, Karla played volleyball at Ferris State from 2001-04 and another sister, Lauren, competed from 2005-07 in women’s track and field at Central Michigan . . . Dental hygiene major.

What I Like About Ferris State Is: Good-size school
My Favorite Thing About FSU Volleyball Is: My volleyball teammates
My Best Non-Athletic Talent Is: Playing the trombone

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