Green Wave to face UTSA, host Texas A&M on Friday; square off with Iowa on Saturday
Preseason All-American Athletic Conference honoree Annie Shurtz paces squad with 11 kills
Tea Juric paces Green Wave with 13 kills; Lauren Etta, Ally Frank tally 22 assists each
Green Wave hold pair of practices in preparation for 2014 campaign with focus on learning
Green Wave to play 13 home matches, host Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic in Devlin Fieldhouse
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Saint John's School for coach Gabriel Acevedo...helped lead the team to three consecutive PRHSAA championship finalist...named MVP as a freshman and junior while claiming the Coaches Award as a sophomore and senior...voted team captain as a senior...played for VB Rags in 2013 when she helped the team rank No. 2 in Puerto Rico in U17...selected to play for the Puerto Rico Youth National Team in 2011 and 2012...also played for High Performance and helped the squad post a third-place finish with Puerto Rico Junior National Team...off the court, was a member of the Honor Roll.
Personal: Born Bianca C. Ryals on Jan. 25, 1996, in Tampa, Fla...daughter of John Ryals and Eva Fernandez...undecided on major.