C'era Oliveira
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C'era Oliveira

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Honolulu, HI

High School:
Hawaii Baptist Academy

Height:
5-5

Position:
Libero

Experience:
3V

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JUNIOR (2012)

Played in 28 matches at the libero position, before eventually taking over as the starter near the start of conference play...was second on the team with 260 digs (2.68 dps)... helped the team capture a share of the 2012 WCC Championship, and earn an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament...recorded double-digit digs in 13 matches, including the final seven matches of the season...recorded a season-high 29 digs against BYU (11/17/12)...recorded 18 digs against both BYU (10/31/12) and against Michigan State (11/30/12)...recorded 14 digs against San Francisco (9/20/12).

SOPHOMORE (2011)

Played in 28 matches primarily in the back row and as a serving specialist...recoded 180 digs, and she has six aces... helped lead the team to the second round of the NCAA Tournament...recorded a season-high 25 digs twice, once in a win against Cal Poly (8/27/11) and the other in a win against Georgia Southern (9/10/11)...recorded 28 digs in a win against Fresno State (8/27/11)...recorded 10 digs against UC Riverside (9/3/11) and against Saint Mary's (10/13/11)...recorded 12 digs against San Francisco (10/29/11)... helped lead the team to the best overall record in program history at 28-5.

FRESHMAN (2010)

Appeared in 29 of the Toreros' 30 matches during the season as the Toreros' top defensive specialist...named to the All-WCC Freshman team... helped lead the team to the 2010 WCC Championship...recorded a team-best 377 digs, including a season-high of 25 against Pepperdine (11/18/10)...posted at least 20 digs in five matches and double-digit digs in 19 matches...ranked sixth in the West Coast Conference with 3.73 digs-per-set...also contributed 43 assists on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB

Played volleyball at Hawaii Baptist Academy...helped her team with three consecutive Division II state championships...as a senior was named to prepvolleyball.com's Defensive Dandy third-team, and named a prepvolleyball.com's top-25 senior ace...helped her team win the USAV Volleyball Youth A2 High Performance Championship as a senior, was named All-State second-team by the Honolulu Advertiser, was tabbed No. 8 in the Honolulu Star Bulletin Fab 15, was a ILH Division II first-team All Star, and was selected to the Divison II State Championship All-Tournament Team...as a sophomore and junior she was named All-State honorable mention...played club volleyball for the Asics Rainbows Volleyball Club, where she helepd the team reach a 13th place finish in the USA Junior Olympics Championship, 18U National Division...also played soccer and ran for the track and field team.

PERSONAL

C'era Kamehana'okala Oliveira was born on April 7, 1992 in Honolulu, Hawaii...she is the daughter of Brigadier General Bruce Oliveira and Jeanne Oliveira...was also recruited by New Mexico State, San Diego State University, Manhattan College, Towson University...chose to attend USD because of the elite volleyball program and because of the academic opportunities...her mother Jeanne played volleyball at the University of Portland.

OLIVEIRA SUPERLATIVES

2013 Season Highs
Kills:1 vs. UC Santa Barbara (12/6/13)*
Attacks:1 vs. UC Santa Barbara (12/6/13)*
Assists:7 vs. Illinois (9/7/13)
Digs:34 vs. BYU (11/23/13)
Service Aces:2 UC Santa Barbara (12/6/13)*
Block Solos:---
Block Assists:---
Total Blocks:---
*Indicates most recent high

Career Highs
Kills:1 vs. San Francisco (11/9/13)*
Attacks:2 vs. Santa Clara (11/11/10)
Assists:10 vs. Portland (11/8/12)
Digs:34 vs. BYU (11/23/13)
Service Aces:2 UC Santa Barbara (12/6/13)*
Block Solos:1 vs. Portland (11/8/12)
Block Assists:---
Total Blocks:1 vs. Portland (11/8/12)
*Indicates most recent high
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