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Annie Shurtz
Annie  Shurtz


Moraga, California

High School:


Outside Hitter



Business Management


Big Blocks Lift Volleyball To 3-1 Win Over American Foe Temple

Green Wave's 21.0 blocks sets school four-set record; Kern leads the way individually with 2 solo, 10 assists


Volleyball Fall In 3-0 Sweep To American Foe UCF

Sarah Ray leads the Green Wave with 11 kills, Lisa Mordell paces the defense with 12 digs


Volleyball Halts Skid With 3-2 American Win Over USF

Tea Juric and Sarah Ray post double-doubles while Lisa Mordell tallies a match-high 21 digs


Volleyball Falls In Five To American Foe Houston

Sarah Ray, Tea Juric and Ally Frank posts a double-doubles in the loss; Lisa Mordell tallies 25 digs


Volleyball Comes Up Short In 3-0 American Loss To SMU

Aubrey Folk, Tea Juric share team-high kill honors with 8 each; Juric paces defense with 13 digs


Tulane vs Temple (11-06-15)

Photos by Gregory Juan


Tulane vs UCF (11-1-15)

Photos By Gregory Juan


Tulane vs USF (10-30-15)

Photos By Gregory Juan


Tulane vs New Orleans (9-29-15)

Photos By Parker Waters


Tulane vs SMU (9-27-15)

Photos by Gregory Juan

Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has recorded 481 kills (2.39/set), 328 digs (1.63/set), 80 blocks (0.40/set), 29 assists (0.14/set) and 17 service aces (0.08/set) in 58 matches and 201 sets of action during her career...ranks 24th in Tulane career history in kills per set (2.39)...also a two-year member of the Tulane sand volleyball team where she has accumulated a 31-16 overall record, including a 26-17 dual-match mark.

2014: Saw action in 26 matches and 86 sets with 10 starts at outside hitter as a sophomore...finished fifth on the team in kills (130), kills per set (1.51), blocks (35), blocks per set (0.41), points (150.0) and points per set (1.74) to go with seven assists and a service ace...posted five-plus kills 14 times with three double-digit kill efforts, including a career-high 17 vs Houston (10/1)...tallied five or more digs on three occasions with a season-best 12 at Texas A&M (8/29)...recorded eight multiple-block performances, including a career-high five vs USF (11/23) while chipping in with a pair of assists...lone aces came vs UTSA (8/29)...off the court, was a member of the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2013: Played in all 32 matches and all 115 sets as a true freshman...ranked third on the team in kills (351), kills per set (3.05), points (392) and points per set (3.41), fourth in total blocks (45), and fifth in digs (261), digs per set (2.27), service aces (16), aces per set (0.14) and blocks per set (0.39)...finished 17th in Conference USA in kills per set and 19th in points per set...tallied 21 double-digit kill contests, including a season-best 16 at Radford (9/20) at the Highlander Classic and vs Tulsa (11/23) during the C-USA Championship semifinals...posted 11 double-figure dig outings, including a career-high 15 at UAB...completed seven kill/dig double-doubles...recorded 13 multiple-block matches with a season-best four vs FAU (10/25)...add four multiple-assist and four multiple-ace outings, including career-high marks of three assists at Youngstown State (9/6) and three aces vs Louisiana Tech (11/15)...claimed all-tournament honors at the Kathy Trosclair Memorial after averaging 3.6 kills and 1.1 digs per set to go with two blocks, one assist and an ace...off the court, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Campolindo High for coaches Scott Bishop and John Vuong...helped lead the Cougars to a combined 107-27 overall record, Diablo Foothill league titles in each of her final three prep seasons and four trips to the playoffs, including a state title as a sophomore, the section semifinals as a junior and a state runner-up finish as a senior...claimed first-team All-Diablo Foothill honors as a junior and senior and was named the league MVP in her final season...named a PrepVolleyball.com All-American and a third-team Max Preps Medium Schools All-American while claiming Cal-High Sports Co-NCS and Contra Costa Times East Bay Player of the Year as a senior after tallying 352 kills, 98 digs, 48 blocks and 47 service aces...played club volleyball for the Encore Volleyball Club where she helped the team finish first in the Northern California 18s Open...also lettered once in basketball...off the court, was a Scholar-Athlete

Personal: Born Annie Marie Shurtz on Nov. 19, 1994, in Moraga, California...daughter of Tom and Sandra Shurtz...has one brother, Jack, and one sister, Alex...majoring in business management.

Shurtz' Career Statistics

Year MP-SP Kills Kills/Set Err. Att. Pct. Assists Asst/Set Service Ace Service Error Aces/Set Digs Digs/Set Block Solo Block Assists Total Blocks Blocks/Set Block Errors Ball-Handling Errors Points Points/Set
2013 32-115 351 3.05 148 1010 .201 22 0.19 16 35 0.14 261 2.27 5 40 45 0.39 6 1 392.0 3.41
2014 26-86 130 1.51 84 498 .092 7 0.08 1 5 0.01 67 0.78 3 32 35 0.41 4 0 150.0 1.74
Career 58-201 481 2.39 232 1508 .165 29 0.14 17 40 0.08 328 1.63 8 72 80 0.40 10 1 542.0 2.70