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Sophomore/Freshman (2014) ... Varsity letterwinner ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in four matches for the Maize and Blue at setter ... Had 14 assists and four digs in the three-set win over Youngstown State (Sept. 19) ... In the four-set match against Kansas State (Sept. 19), had a career high 10 digs to go along with nine assists ... Dished out 10 assists at No. 18 Oregon (Sept. 13) ... Also played in the match at Rutgers (Oct. 17).
Freshman (2013) ... Redshirted ... Has four years of eligibility remaining ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2013).
Prep: Libertyville (2013) ... Under Armour All-America honorable mention (2012) ... Lake County All-Area team by the Daily Herald (2010, '11, '12) ... All-State special mention by the News-Gazette and Chicago Tribune (2011) ... Named a Top-50 recruit and No. 91 Senior Ace by PrepVolleyball.com ... Team Captain (2011, '12) ... Helped Libertyville to a regional and conference championship and a fourth-place finish in the Illinois state tournament in 2012 ... All-County second team by the News-Sun (2011).
Club/Junior: Sky High (2005-12) ... Helped the under-16 national team to a fifth-place finish in the Junior Olympics.
Personal: Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Full name is Cindy Yang Zhou ... Birthday: Dec. 27, 1994 ... Daughter of Qian Zhou and Wendy Tian.