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