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Right Side/Middle Hitter
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Northwest
Club: Cincinnati Volleyball Academy


Head coach Hal Clifton said he knew Shabazz would be a good fit for the N.C. A&T volleyball program the first time he saw her play … Has quickness along the net and possesses the ability to play above the net … Should be a very exciting player for Aggie fans to watch over her career … Has a fast arm swing and can generate space behind the ball … Attack attempts should be hard to defend because of her ability to create angles with her leaping ability.

2017 Season: Took a redshirt season ... 

High School:  Played four years of varsity volleyball at Northwest High School … Named Conference Co-player of the Year in 2016 and third-team All-City…Was a Cincinnati Enquirer Female Athlete of the Year nominee in 2016…Named first-team All-Conference in 2015 and was honorable mention All-City… Named SWOC Player of the Year in 2014… She was also an accomplished basketball and track & field athlete.

Personal:  Full name is Fatimah Aliyyah Nailah Shabazz…Daughter of Lisa Blaine… Grandfather Leonard Blaine was a Hall of Fame basketball player at Central State University…Born Sept. 19, 1999, and is majoring in pre-physical therapy…Sees herself as an occupational therapist with a Ph.D. in 10 years … Her favorite television show is Impractical Jokers and favorite food is chicken wings.




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