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
Grot, Mandelbaum, Wolfe post double-doubles; Weaver tallies career-best 32 digs in the loss
Career Notes: Three-year letterwinner has 521 kills (1.65/set), 22 assists (0.07/set), one service ace (0.01/set), 51 digs (0.16/set) and 289 blocks (0.91/set) in 84 matches and 316 sets of action during her career...also a member of Tulane's sand volleyball team where she has accumulated at career record of 23-33, including a 15-24 mark in dual-match action.
2013: Played in 29 matches with 26 starts and saw action in 99 sets as a junior...ranked second on the team in attack percentage (.342), blocks (91) and blocks per set (0.92), and fifth in kills (172), kills per set (1.74), points (223) and points per set (2.25) to go with 17 digs and three assists...finished sixth in Conference USA in attack percentage and 15th in blocks per set...ranked 74th in the NCAA in attack percentage...posted three double-digit kill contests, including a season-high 13 at Radford (9/20) during the Highlander Classic...tallied three-plus blocks on 17 occasions with a season-best eight (all assists) vs Tulsa (11/23) in the C-USA Championship semifinals...added a pair of multiple-dig efforts, including a career-high tying three against the Golden Hurricane during the C-USA Tournament...named to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 2.5 kills and 0.7 blocks per set to go with two assists and a dig in a trio of Green Wave victories.
2012: Started all 24 matches she played in and saw action in 99 sets as a sophomore...led the team in attack percentage (.265) while ranking second in blocks (74) and blocks per set (0.75), fourth in points (196) and fifth in points per set (1.98) to go with 18 digs and five assists...finished 13th in in Conference USA in attack percentage...posted four double-digit kill contests, including a season-best 11 vs Binghampton (9/15) and vs UAB (9/30)...had 14 matches with three-plus blocks, including a career-high tying nine (2 solo, 7 assists) vs Tulsa (11/1)...tallied five multiple-dig outings with a season-high three vs Rice (10/19).
2011: Started all 31 matches and saw action in all 118 sets as a true freshman...named second-team All-Louisiana and claimed a spot on the Conference USA All-Freshman Team after leading the team in blocks (124), blocks per set (1.05) and attack percentage (.247) while sitting second in points (269), third in kills (194) and points per set (2.28), and fifth in kills per set (1.64) to go with 16 digs, 14 assists and a service ace...finished seventh in C-USA in blocks per set and 20th in attack percentage...tallied double-digit kill totals four times, including a career-high 18 vs UAB (9/30)...posted three-plus blocks on 21 occasions with a career-high of nine (1 solo, 8 assists) at Marshall (10/30)...tallied six two-assist contests and four two-dig efforts...named to Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 2.0 kills and 1.1 blocks per set during four matches.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Santiam Christian High for coach Kim McLain...helped lead the Eagles to a cumulative 120-15-4 overall record and a 52-1 mark in PacWest 3A action, winning the conference title all four years and earning state championships in each of her final two prep seasons...claimed all-state honors all four years, earning first-team recognition as a junior and senior, second-team as a sophomore and honorable-mention as a freshman...also earned first-team All-Pac West Conference accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior while picking up second-team laurels as a freshman...named MVP honors of the OSAA Volleyball Championship following Santiam's two state championships...played club volleyball for MVV 18U Black where she twice served as team captain...also lettered three years in track and field while earning two letters in equestrian...off the court, was a four-year member of the Honor Roll and earned the U.S. Army Reserve national Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior.
Personal: Born Anna Liesemaire Wruck on Feb. 24, 1993, in Salem, Ore...daughter of Jerry and Marcia Wruck...has one brother, Ryan...majoring in public health.