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    Brittney Aldridge
    Brittney Aldridge

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hampshire, Ill.

    High School:
    Hampshire

    Height:
    6-3

    Position:
    MB

    Birthdate:
    08/01/1986



    10/24/2007

    Northwestern vs. Michigan State - Oct. 24, 2007

    Northwestern vs. Michigan State - Oct. 24, 2007

    2007: Concluded career ranked third in NU history with a .284 hitting percentage and 409 block assists ... Ranks fifth all-time at NU with 465 total blocks ... Named Northwestern's Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ... Started 20 matches in 2007, appearing in 26 overall ... Hit a career-best .313 on the year, the fourth-best total in school single-season history ... Hit a match-best .667 (9-1-12) against Illinois-Chicago on 8/25, nearly setting a career high for hitting percentage until an error late in game three ... Hit .714 (5-0-7) in two games of play with three blocks on 9/8 versus Iona ... Hit .714 (5-0-7) again, this time in one game played on 9/14 against Drake ... Hit .750 (6-0-8) in two games of action against Illinois (9/29) ... Earned a start at Michigan State (10/3), responding with her second-career double-double on 12 kills and 10 blocks ... Hit a team-best .368 (8-1-19) at No. 16 Michigan (10/7) ... Notched 17 kills with a team-high six blocks at Indiana (10/13) ... Had 12 kills and a team-best eight blocks in a five-game win over No. 13 Minnesota (10/19) ... Hit .455 (12-2-22) in a sweep of Iowa (10/20) ... Recorded a then-career-best 18 kills on a .455 hitting percentage (18-3-33) against Michigan State on 10/24 ... Had 14 kills in a five-game win at Illinois (11/2) ... Terminated a career-best 19 swings at No. 7 Wisconsin (11/3).

    2006: Appeared in every match ... Finished second on the team with a .280 hitting percentage and 1.17 blocks per game ... Was seventh in the Big Ten in blocks per game ... Concluded season with 322 career block assists, ranking sixth all-time at NU ... Went error-free on the attack in the first match of the year against UIC (8/29), turning in a .500 hitting percentage with eight kills on 16 swings ... Had 11 kills against No. 9 Hawaii (9/8) ... Led the Wildcats with 12 kills, hitting .458 against Fairfield (9/9) ... Had a season-high 13 kills and a crucial solo block late in game five of a victory over No. 24 Arizona (9/16) ... Killed 11 balls against Minnesota (9/22) ... Had a season-high six blocks versus No. 14 Wisconsin (9/23) ... Recorded 12 kills in a five-game win at Michigan State (10/7) ... Notched first-career double-double with a career-high 16 kills on a season-best .536 hitting percentage (16-1-28) to go along with a season-high 10 blocks in a 3-2 win over No. 16 Ohio State (10/14) ... Hit a match-best .526 (11-1-19) against No. 14 Purdue (10/21) ... Had a match-best nine blocks at Illinois (11/1) ... Hit a match-high .414 (14-2-29) and recorded her first service ace since her freshman season in a four-game win at Iowa (11/4) ... Hit a team-beset .421 (10-2-19) with eight blocks at No. 10 Wisconsin (11/10).

    2005: Appeared in every match ... Finished season with .297 attack percentage, the fifth-best in school history ... Had 127 block assists on the year, good for sixth on Northwestern's single-season list ... Hit .500 with seven kills on 12 attempts and one error against UW-Green Bay (8/27) ... Recorded seven block assists against Winthrop (9/1) ... Hit .417 on 6-of-12 attacking with one error against No. 17 Arizona (9/3) ... Set a career-best .750 attack percentage, killing ten balls on 12 attempts with one error against Southern Illinois (9/16) ... Had 11 kills against Iowa (9/23) ... Hit a match-high .562 on 10-of-16 hitting with one error to go along with a season-high nine blocks against No. 18 Ohio State (10/8) ... Killed a season-best 14 balls on a season-high 27 attempts against Indiana (10/15) ... Tied her season-best with 14 kills on a .407 hitting percentage at No. 19 Ohio State (10/28) ... Hit .500 (8-0-16) with eight block assists against Illinois (11/5) ... recorded 11 kills on a match-best .421 hitting percentage at Iowa (11/12) ... Hit a team-best .350 (10-3-20) while tying her season-high with nine blocks against Michigan (11/19) ... Blocked a career-best 10 swings in addition to hitting .400 (8-0-20) in NCAA first round against Texas A&M (12/1).

    2004: Played in 105 of 106 games ... Recorded hitting percentage of .300 or better 13 times to lead the team ... Led team in overall hitting percentage with .244 average ... Posted season-high 15 kills in first collegiate match against IPFW (9/4) ... Recorded double-digit kills in four matches ... Posted season-high .600 attack percentage in Wildcat win over Bowling Green (9/5) ... Led team in block assists (88), total blocks (54) and blocks per game (.93) ... Led team in block assists 15 times, including the final seven matches ... Recorded three or more block assists 16 times ... Posted career-high nine block assists in last match of season against Purdue (11/27).

    High School: Two-time team MVP ... Team captain ... Three-time all-conference ... Named Chicago Sun Times, Daily Herald, Northwest Herald and Elgin Courier all-area in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... Selected to Chicago Tribune All-State team in 2003 ... Ranked No. 77 on prepvolleyball.com "Senior Aces" list ... Four year member of Club Fusion, which placed 11th at the Junior Olympic Championships in 2002 and won in 2003 ... Named All-American and picked for all-tournament team ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born Brittney Leigh Aldridge on 8/1/86 ... Daughter of Ray and Karen Aldridge ... Majoring in communication studies.

    Aldridge's Career Statistics

    Year M-G K E TA PCT AST SA BS BA DG
    2004 30-105 181 74 439 .244 96 10 88 28
    2005 32-113 242 81 542 .297 3 0 15 127 17
    2006 29-103 227 76 540 .280 62 14 107 60
    2007 26-85 216 67 476 .313 00 17 87 6
    Totals 117-406 866 298 1,997 .284 18 8 56 409 66

    Aldridge's Career Highs

    Kills 19, at Wisconsin (11-3-07)
    Total Attempts 39, at Wisconsin (11-3-07)
    Hitting Percentage (min. 10 att) .750 (10-1-12), vs. Southern Illinois (9-16-05)
    Service Aces 2, three times, most recently vs. Indiana (10-16-04)
    Total Blocks 11, at Purdue (11-27-04)
    Digs 4, at Iowa (10-8-04)