CU (W) Volleyball BIO
10 Brittany Moon

2012: Senior at Creighton
• Senior who was sidelined by a knee injury for all but two points all season.
• Played for the only time in 2012 on Senior Night vs. Illinois State (11/10). Served first two points, in her only career start.
• Served 32 times in her career without a service ace or service error.

2011: Junior at Creighton

• Played in 11 matches, usually as a serving specialist.
• Served 18 times in 2011 and 30 times in her career without a service error or service ace.
• Saw first action Aug. 27 at Texas A&M, when she served twice vs. the Aggies.
• Had two digs and served once vs. Weber State on Sept. 9.
• Entered as a reserve to serve up match point in a 15-12, fifth-set win over Southern Illinois (Oct. 21).
• Had a pair of digs in one set at Indiana State (Oct. 28).
• Team was 9-2 when she played.
• Came to Creighton as a back-up setter, but now plays mostly as a defensive specialist.
• Won Team’s Most Inspirational Award.

2010: Sophomore at Creighton

• Came in to serve set point in second set of 25-19 win over Wake Forest (Sept. 4).
• Had pair of digs in win at Indiana State (Oct. 2).
• Played in the third set of win at Bradley (Oct. 22) and home vs. Evansville (Nov. 19).
• Had eight digs in Blue/White exhibition (Aug. 21).
• Had four digs in exhibition against top Chinese team Tianjin Bridgestone (April 22).
• Dean’s List.

2009: Freshman at Creighton
• Backup setter who played late in season-opening victory over Texas Tech (Aug. 28).
• Had one dig in that match against the Red Raiders.
• Collected first career assist vs. Samford (Sept. 11).
• Notched a dig against South Dakota State (Sept. 22).
• Played in two sets against Indiana State (Oct. 24).
• Started third set of four-set win over Southern Illinois when Megan Bober was overcoming an illness, recording one assist (Nov. 13).
• Named to Dean’s List and MVC Honor Roll.

Sultana High School

• Had 345 assists, 91 digs and 16 aces to earn first-team all-Mojave River League honors as a senior.
• Lettered three times in basketball and twice in volleyball.
• Missed the volleyball season during her junior year due to a torn ACL.
• Won volleyball team’s “Most Improved” award as a senior and the team’s “Hustle Award” in both basketball and volleyball during her sophomore campaign.
• Named first-team all-Mojave River League as a senior in basketball.
• Was basketball team’s top defensive rebounder during her junior year.
• Earned second-team all-area accolades in volleyball as a senior.
• Ranked 10th in her class of 593, owning a GPA of 4.3.
• Coached by Ray Banaag and Melanie Elliot in volleyball and Dean Serbus and Chuck Foster in basketball.

Creighton Awards & Honors
2009-10    Dean’s List
2009-10    MVC Academic Honor Roll
2010-11    Dean’s List
2010-11    MVC Academic Honor Roll
2011    Most Inspirational Award
2011-12    Dean’s List
2011-12    MVC Academic Honor Roll
2011-12    MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award

More About Brittany

Full Name: Brittany Tearo Moon
Birthday: June 11, 1991
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Okla.
Parents: Kevin Moon and Rebecca Moon
Siblings: Cynthia (27) and Nichole (25)
Major: Exercise Science
Career Aspiration: Orthopedic surgeon
Favorite TV Shows/Movie: Friends, Bones and Marley & Me
Hobbies Besides Volleyball: Traveling, zoos, the beach, wakeboarding, tubing, crafting, baking
2012 Summer Job: Clinical internship
Favorite Athlete: Misty May-Treanor
Favorite Creighton Professor: Dr. Joan Eckerson
Favorite Part Of Ryan Athletic Center: Locker room
Favorite Vacation Spot: Lake Havasu, Arizona
Favorite Quote: “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” (Wayne Gretzky)
Team I Wish We Could Play: UCLA
Best Volleyball Memory: Defeating Iowa State in round one of the 2010 NCAA Tournament
Favorite Celebrity: Carrie Underwood

Position: Setter
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Hesperia, Calif.
High School: Sultana