Third Straight Year Martone Honored By LWSA
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
|Martone's Career Honors|
|2013||AVCA Honorable Mention All-American|
|2013||AVCA First Team All-Southwest First Team|
|2013||All-Conference USA First Team|
|2013||Conference USA All-Tournament Team|
|2013||Radford University Highalnder Classic All-Tournament Team|
|2013||Youngstown State Invitational All-Tournament Team|
|2013||Preseason All-Conference USA|
|2012||Conference USA All-Second Team|
|2012||LSWA All-Louisiana Team|
|2012||Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 17)|
|2012||Preseason All-Conference USA|
|2011||Second Team All-Conference USA|
|2011||First Team All-Louisiana|
|2011||Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic All-Tournament Team|
|2011||Kathy Trosclair Memorial All-Tournament Team|
|2010||Conference USA Freshman of the Year|
|2010||Conference USA All-Freshman Team|
|2010||Second Team All-Louisiana|
Conference USA Player of the Week (11/8/10)
Career: Ended her indoor career as one of the most accomplished Tulane volleyball players in the history of the program...one of just a handful of Green Wave players in the history of the program to earn All-League honors in four straight years as she was named to a All-Conference USA Team after each season, as well as LSWA All-Louisiana honors in four straight years...played in 421 sets across 112 matches during her career...totaled 1,375 kills, 118 assists, 80 service aces, 903 digs, 277 total blocks (33 solo) and 1,610.0 points...leaves Tulane ranking eighth all-time in kills (1,375), kills per set (3.27) and attack attempts (3,449), ninth in service attempts (1,479), tenth in points (1,610.0), 11th in points per set (3.82), 14th in total blocks (277), 15th in block assists (244), tied for 15th in block solos (33) and 16th in digs (903).
Senior (2013): Named an American Volleyball Coaches Association Honorable Mention All-American and an AVCA All-Southwest Region First Team member...earned LSWA All-First Team honors...earned All-Conference USA First Team honors and Conference USA All-Tournament Team honors...a Preseason All-Conference USA member...appeared in 103 sets during 28 matches - all starts - on the season...totaled 388 kills, 31 assists, 17 service aces, 265 digs, 73 total blocks (six solo) and 444.5 points during the season...second on the team in kills (388), kills per set (3.77), points (444.0) and points per set (4.32), while also ranking third in digs per set (2.57), total blocks (73), block assists (67) and solo blocks (six) and fourth in service aces (17), service aces per set (0.17), hitting percentage (.271) and digs (265)...ranked seventh in kills per set in Conference USA and eighth in the league in points per set...kills per set average of 3.77 good for the 18th best single-season total in Tulane history...tallied 12 double-doubles on the season...recorded13 kills, a .455 hitting percentage and four total blocks in the season opener against Mississippi Valley State (8/30)...earned Youngstown State Invitational All-Tournament Team honors after collecting her first double-double of the season with a 15 kill and career-high 22 dig performance against the host team (9/6)...also named to the Radford University Highlander Classic All-Tournament Team for her 11 kill performance against Radford (9/20), followed by her 18 kill, 10 dig match against Radford (9/21) the next day...managed 14 kills and 10 digs against UTSA (9/27) in the Conference USA opener...posted 13 kills and 10 digs against UTEP (9/29)...notched 15 kills and 10 digs at Charlotte (10/6)...recorded 21 kills and 11 digs at East Carolina (10/13)...had 12 digs and 12 kills against FAU (10/25)...totaled 17 kills and 11 digs at UAB (11/1)...managed 14 kills and 21 digs at Tulsa (11/8), followed by a 25 kill, 12 dig performance at Rice (11/10)...posted a season-high five blocks against Middle Tennessee (11/17)...named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team for her 14 kill, 12 dig performance in the championship match versus UTSA (11/24), while also adding 15 kills and 12 kills versus UAB (11/22) and versus Tulsa (11/23), respectively.
Junior (2012): Appeared in and started in 24 matches, playing in a total of 97 sets...a 2012 LSWA All-Louisiana Team selection...Preseason All-Conference USA member...All-Conference USA Second Team member...lead the team in a number of categories, including kills (336), kills per set (3.46), total attempts (896), service aces (25), service aces per set (0.26), points (389.5) and points per set (4.02)...also recorded 26 assists, 264 digs, 420 total receptions and 48 total blocks (nine solo)...sixth in Conference USA in service aces per set (0.26)...eighth in the league in kills per set (3.46)...ninth in C-USA in points per set (4.02)...19th in the league in digs per set (2.72)...recorded double-digit kills in all but four matches...season-high of 30 kills came against Binghamton (Sept. 15)...earned C-USA Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 17 for her work against UTEP (Sept. 13, 22 kills, 15 digs) Binghamton (30 kills, 14 digs) and Baylor (Sept. 15, 11 kills)...recorded a season-best four assists at Baylor (Aug. 25)...season-high five service aces came against Mississippi State (Sept. 7)...17 matches of double-digit total receptions, including a season-best 42 at Houston (Oct. 5)...notched 14 matches of double-digit digs...recorded a season-best 18 digs against Pittsburgh (Sept. 8) and at SMU (Oct. 12)...recorded double-digit points in all but three matches...scored 31.5 points against Mississippi State (Sept. 7)...notched another 31 points against Binghamton (Sept.15).
Sophomore (2011): Named the Second Team All-Conference USA ...earned First Team All-Louisiana accolades...was named to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic and Kathy Trosclair Memorial All-Tournament Teams...led the team in kills (376) and points (439)...ranked second on the squad in attacking percentage (.201), total blocks (72) and solo blocks (12)...sat third on the squad in service aces (21) and fourth in digs (164)...ranked fifth in Conference USA in kills per-set (3.44) and sixth in points per-set (4.02)...ranked among the NCAA leaders in points per-set (122nd) and kills per-set (134th)...posted 17 double-digit kill matches and three double-digit dig matches...had three double-doubles (kills/digs) with all of them coming in Conference USA play...logged 22 matches with 10-plus points, including seven with 20-plus points...appeared in and started 28 matches with 109 sets played...opened the season with nine kills, four service aces and two blocking assists versus Binghamton (8/27) in the finale of the Tiger Invitational...collected 20 kills and added six total blocks (1 solo, 5 assists) in the opener of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic...had nine kills at FAU (9/8) before adding 16 kills and four blocking assists at FIU (9/9) on a road trip...totaled double-digit kills in all three matches of the Kathy Trosclair Memorial...opened the KTM with ten kills, seven digs and five total blocks (1 solo, 4 assists)...totaled 13 kills with seven digs versus Lamar (9/17) and 17 kills and five blocking assists against South Alabama (9/17)...hit .433 with 18 kills on 30 attacks and just five errors with four blocking assists against UAB (9/30)...had seven kills, four service aces and four total blocks (1 solo, 3 assists)in the first match at SMU (10/8)...had 18 kills, four digs and four total blocks (1 solo, 3 assists) versus Marshall (10/14)...added 12 kills against East Carolina (10/16)...chipped in nine kills and eight assists against Southern Miss (10/19)...had 14 kills and nine digs at UCF (10/21)...boasted 23 kills, seven digs and four total blocks (2 solo, 2 assists) against UTEP (10/23)...grabbed a double-double with 26 kills and 21 digs at East Carolina (10/28)...had 28 kills and 11 digs at Marshall (10/30) for a double-double...had a combined 20 kills and 12 digs in two matches against Tulsa (11/5-6)...totaled 19 kills and seven digs at Memphis (11/11) and 14 kills and seven digs at UAB (11/13) on a road trip...posted a double-double of 21 kills and 13 digs versus Houston (11/18)...closed the season with 13 kills and eight digs at Southern Miss (11/22).
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.