Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Martone tallies 16 kills, 17 digs in the loss; Green Wave conclude the year with 6-21 record
Izabela Grot tallies nine kills, 11 digs while Grace Weaver records 21 digs in the loss
Grot, Jovic combine for 27 kills as the Green Wave post first straight-sets win of the year
Green Wave look to send Senior Class of Izabela Grot, Milica Jovic and Lilly Wolfe out in style
|Grot's Career Honors|
|2010||Second Team All-Conference USA|
|2010||Louisiana Newcomer of the Year|
|2010||First Team All-Louisiana|
Redshirt Senior (2012): Appeared in 22 matches with seven starts, playing a total of 79 sets...recorded 145 kills, seven assists, eight service aces, 132 total receptions, 76 digs and 38 total blocks (four solo)...fifth on the team in points scored with 174 and kills with 145...recorded starts against Rice (Oct. 19), Houston (Oct. 21), at UTEP (Oct. 28), against Tulsa (Nov. 1), SMU (Nov. 4), at Marshall (Nov. 9) and at East Carolina (Nov. 11)...posted double-digit kills in six meets on the season...season-high 16 kills came in the final game of the season, against East Carolina (Nov. 11)...notched two service aces against Houston (Oct. 21) and at Marshall (Nov. 9)...season-high 25 total receptions came at UTEP (Oct. 28)...notched season-best 19 digs against Tulsa (Nov. 1)...did not record a ball-handling error on the year...earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
Junior (2011): Appeared in 30 matches with 12 starts and appeared in 105 sets...ranked second on the team in kills (235)...was third on the squad in attacking percentage (.197) and points (264) and was fifth in blocks (46)...boasted ten double-digit kill matches and two double-digit dig matches...posted her lone double-double with 14 kills and 11 digs at East Carolina (10/28)...had seven kills and eight digs versus Idaho State (8/26) at the Tiger Invitational...had six kills at Missouri (8/27) and versus Binghamton (8/27) to close out the Tiger Invitational, adding eight digs and two blocking assists versus Binghamton...opened the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic with six kills and ten digs versus San Diego State (9/2)...had eight kills and eight digs at FAU (9/8)...posted eight kills in each of the first two matches of the Kathy Trosclair Memorial versus Belmont (9/16) and Lamar (9/17) before closing the tournament with 16 kills and three blocking assists against South Alabama (9/17)...had 13 kills and three blocking assists at Rice (9/23) and added ten kills and a pair of blocking assists at Houston(9/25) to open Conference USA play...posted two blocking assists to go along with 14 kills versus UAB (9/30)...had 11 kills in the first match versus SMU (10/8) and added nine in the second match versus the Mustangs (10/9) with two blocking assists in each match...had eight kills, four digs and three blocking assists versus Marshall (10/14) and hit .611 (12 kills-1 error-18 attacks) with two digs versus East Carolina (10/16)...added five blocking assists to go along with 11 kills versus Southern Miss (10/19)...had 13 kills, four assists and six digs at Marshall (10-30)...added 12 kills in the final match at Tulsa (11/6)...had nine kills, two digs and two blocking assists versus Houston (11/18)...was a Tulane 3.0 Club and Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll selection.
Redshirt-Sophomore (2010): Named Second Team All-Conference USA...earned Newcomer of the Year in Louisiana and was named First Team All-State by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association...Appeared in 32 matches with 27 starts and played 112 sets...ranked tenth in Conference USA in kills per-set (3.24), was twelfth in points per-set (3.36) and 16th in hitting percentage (.271)...led the team in kills (363) and points (406)...ranked second on the squad in hitting percentage (.271) and was fourth in total blocks (65)...posted 22 double-digit kill matches...opened the season with ten kills on 22 attacks with zero errors versus #4 Stanford (8/27) at the MCM Elegante Lobo Classic...added 11 kills versus Pepperdine (8/28)...had ten kills and three blocks versus Lipscomb (9/3) at the Pitt Invitational...had 12 kills and four digs versus Purdue (9/4) and 13 kills and three digs at Pitt (9/4) on the final day of the Pitt Invitational...opened the Terrapin Invitational with ten kills on 14 swings with zero errors versus Fairfield (9/10)...closed her stay at the Terrapin Invitational with 14 kills against host Maryland (9/11)...added 14 kills versus Sam Houston State (9/17) to open the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic...tallied 25 kills and four digs in a five-set loss to SMU (10/1)...had ten kills in the second match at Rice (10/9)...had 18 kills, two assists and four digs in a five-set loss to UCF (10/17)...posted five blocks and nine kills at Southern Miss (10/20)...added 14 kills versus East Carolina (10/22) and posted 17 kills versus Marshall (10/23) during a Conference USA homestand...added 18 kills and five blocks at Memphis (10/31)...had 18 kills in a five-set win at UCF (11/5)...chipped in four blocks and 12 kills in a three-set win at UTEP (11/7)...had 15 kills versus Memphis (11/12)...closed the year with ten kills and three blocks against Southern Miss (11/27).
Kansas State (2008-09): Redshirted during her first season in Manhattan...appeared in 20 matches with 39 sets played as a redshirt freshman in 2009...collected her first collegiate kill and a two digs against UMKC (9/1) in her collegiate debut...posted one kill in five attacks against Cal-Poly (9/5)...had five kills and a solo block versus South Dakota State (9/8)...posted a kill versus Portland (9/12)...added three kills in 15 attempts versus Purdue (9/12)...tallied three kills and two digs against Iowa State (9/26)...had one kill at #9 Nebraska (10/10)...collected two digs, a solo block and three blocking assists at Colorado (10/21)...chipped in three kills at Missouri (10/28)...added six kills at Oklahoma (10/31)...posted three kills in 13 attacks with two digs and a blocking assist versus Texas Tech (11/8)...had three kills in eight attacks, one blocking assist and four digs at #2 Texas (11/18)...tallied a kill versus Colorado (11/21)...had two assists against Texas Tech (11/28).
About Izabela Grot
Prep: Played for her club team in Poland ... helped her team reach the final tournament of the Junior Polish Championship three times ... was a member of the Polish Junior National Team from 2003-05.
Personal: Born Izabela Grot on September 15, 1989...the daughter of Tomasz and Malgorzata Grot ...has one brother Maciek.