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KV Drita is a member of Kosovo’s top volleyball league and competed in front of 3,000 fans last season, while becoming the first team in Kosovo to participate in CEV’s Champions League.
“We are excited for Brianna, as she has accomplished one of her many goals becoming a professional volleyball player,” Houston head coach Kaddie Platt said. “I have no doubt that she will continue to grow and develop as a professional, and I am excited for her to expand her knowledge.
“Brianna is competitive and really intelligent, both of which will help her adapt to a new style of play. We wish her all the best on this next adventure.”
Gardner played for the Cougars from 2016-17, where she was named to American Athletic Conference All-Academic team twice. In her senior campaign, Gardner emerged as one of the best servers in the conference, finishing second in The American with her 0.40 service aces per set.