Freshman Sarah Ray leads team with 15 kills, senior libero Grace Weaver tallies 16 digs
Green Wave fall in four sets to UTSA before dropping straight-sets decision to host Aggies
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
2013: Saw action in one set against Saint Francis (9-7) as a true freshman...off the court, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Haldane High for coaches Dan Altro and Melissa Rossano...helped lead the Blue Devils to a combined 65-27-2 overall record with four-consecutive Class D Section Championships and trips to the state playoffs, including a state championship as a junior and runner-up showings as a sophomore and senior...earned all-state, all-conference, all-region and Super 70 honors all four prep seasons and was voted team captain as a sophomore, junior and senior...also claimed first-team All-Star recognition from the New York Journal News and named to the NYS Championship All-Tournament Team in each of her final three campaigns...as a senior, tabbed Conference Player of the Year, Lions Club Player of the Year and the New York Wendy's High School Heisman winner after posting 247 kills, 244 assists, 57 digs, 50 service aces and 10 blocks in 60 sets of work...named first-team MSG Varsity All-Hudson Valley as a junior when she amassed 291 kills and 286 assists...tabbed MVP of the Class D State Championship during Haldane's run to the title...posted 263 kills and 177 assists as a sophomore...also played for Downstate Junior VBC where she claimed a spot on the GEVA Regional Championship All-Tournament Team...off the court, was a member of the High Honor Roll and was an NYS Scholar-Athlete.
Personal: Born Lauren Marie Etta on Oct. 9, 1995, in Cold Spring, N.Y...daughter of Tom and Mary Lynn Etta...has one brother, Michael, and two sisters: Danielle and Nicole...sister, Danielle, played volleyball at University of Hartford...undecided on major.