Lopez Porras and Tarrant Named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Arceneaux and Barrios Earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Benzio and Myer receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award
Freshman (2010): Named the Conference USA Freshman of the Year...earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors...were named Second Team All-State by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...earned Conference USA Player of the Week on November 8...started all 32 matches and played in 112 sets...ranked 20th in Conference USA in points per-set (3.01)...was second on the team in total blocks (84)...ranked third on the team in kills (275), points (337), service aces (17) and hitting percentage (.183)...ranked fourth in assists (29) and fifth in digs (210) on the team...posted seven double-doubles...had two double-digit blocking matches, seven double-digit dig matches and 15 double-digit kill matches...opened her career with three kills and two digs versus #4 Stanford (8/27) at the MCM Elegante Lobo Classic...posted 12 kills and 15 digs for her first career double-double against Purdue (9/4) at the Pitt Invitational...had nine kills and 11 digs at Pitt (9/4) to close out the Pitt Invitational...had eight kills in each of her first two matches at the Terrapin Invitational, adding eight digs versus Fairfield (9/10) and six digs versus Penn (9/11)...posted ten kills and seven digs versus #16 Oregon (9/17) at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic...had ten kills and 13 digs in the finale of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic versus FIU (9/18)...chipped in ten kills and 15 digs in a five-set loss versus SMU (10/1)...had ten kills and ten digs at Rice (9/8) and followed that with five kills and 15 digs against the Owls (9/26) on a C-USA roadtrip...tallied 15 kills versus UTEP (10/15)...posted a season-high 18 digs and added 12 kills in a five-set loss to UCF (10/17)...had 11 kills and 11 blocks at Memphis (10/31)...posted ten kils and ten blocks in a five-set win at UCF (11/5)...had 13 kills and six blocks at UTEP (11/7)...had 11 kills in back-to-back matches at versus UAB (11/14) and at Marshall (11/19)...had ten kills and eight blocks at East Carolina (11/21).
About Cori Martone
Prep: Lettered all four years for Saint Joseph's Academy and head coach Sivi Miller...was selected as team captain during her senior season...garnered team MVP honors as a junior and senior...was an All-American selection as a senior as selected by PrepVolleyball.com...earned First Team All-State honors during her final two seasons with the Redstickers...earned the Louisiana Division I 5A Miss Volleyball honor as a junior and a senior...was an All-Metro and All-District selection her final two seasons at SJA...was ranked among the "Seniors Aces" as ranked by PrepVolleyball.com...was selected to play in the Louisiana Volleyball Coaches Association All-Star Game as a senior...was named the East Team MVP at the LVCA All-Star game...played club volleyball for the Louisiana Volleyball Club...helped them to a runner-up finish at the 2008 AAU Nationals...guided the team to a 5th place showing at the Junior Olympics in 2009...both of her high school coaches, Miller and Brenda LeBlanc, played volleyball at Tulane.
Personal: Born Cori Payton Martone on January 15, 1992...the daughter of Darren and Susan Martone...has one brother.