2004: Started the season as the right side attacker, but moved to middle hitter when injury forced head coach Greg Smith to change the lineup ... Played in 108 of Tech's 110 games ... Started 28 out of 29 games in only her second season in Blacksburg ... Finished the season with 238 kills, good enough for third best on the team ... Was second on the squad with 69 total blocks and second with seven solo blocks ... In 11 games last season she totaled 10 or more kills ... Set a new career-high with 15 kills against Liberty ... Had a career high 35 attempts in a match versus Georgia ... Tied her career high with seven block assists against Clemson in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
2003: Gained valuable experience playing in 94 games as a true freshman ... Ranked second on the team in total blocks (98) and fourth in both hitting percentage (.218) and kills (171) ... In her first collegiate start against Miami (Ohio), tallied 13 kills, hit an impressive .524 and racked up a game-high five block assists ... After a strong debut at the Hokie Classic, was named to the all-tournament team ... Also named the first BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for 2003 ... Strong server ... Recorded nine straight service points against East Tennessee State ... Finished the match with a personal best six aces ... Played a solid match against Connecticut with 14 kills, a .423 hitting percentage, one solo block and a career-high seven block assists.
High School: Attended River Hill High School where she earned three varsity letters for Coach Sybil Modispacher ... Helped lead her team to the 2000 state semifinals ... Earned team MVP honors in 2002 ... Selected to the 2002 Baltimore Sun and Washington Post first teams ... Was second-team all-Metro ... Helped lead her team to the 2001 county championship ... Served as team captain during the 2001 and 2002 seasons ... Also lettered four years in basketball ... Played for Metro American Juniors VBC.
Personal: Allison Victoria Kupec was born May 29, 1985, in Lake Forest, Ill. ... Is the daughter of C.J. and Vicki Kupec ... Father was an All-America basketball player at the University of Michigan before playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets of the NBA ... Brother Chris plays football at Southern Illinois ... Enrolled in communications.