The Irish volleyball team took on Buffalo at the Purcell Pavilion on September 1st, winning in 4 games.
Great attacker and blocker ... has the ability to play all the way around the court ... gifted athlete and fundamentally sound ... strong competitive drive ... passing and defense improved tremendously throughout her first season with the Irish and continues to get better each day.
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Recorded 15 kills, 68 digs and 15 blocks on year ... Had career-high 12 digs vs. Connecticut ... Thirteen kills came in four-match stretch near end of season, including 10 in BIG EAST Tournament ... Had three kills each vs. Syracuse, Louisville and Cincinnati ... Tallied four in a win vs. Syracuse in the BIG EAST Tournament ... Opened season with 10-dig effort against Eastern Michigan ... Also had nine digs against Syracuse in regular-season finale ... Assisted on five blocks in win vs. Louisville in BIG EAST Tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Started the season with six kills and five block assists vs. Marshall ... Four kills and first career ace with six block assists vs. Cal Poly ... First solo block was one of six rejections versus Weber State ... Two aces, two blocks and 10 digs at Nevada ... Two kills during a home win over DePaul ... One kill on two swings at Rutgers ... Finished the season with 23 kills, five aces, 29 digs and 26 blocks.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Played in seven matches on the season, seeing time at outside hitter and setter ... Totaled 10 sets played with eight assists ... Dished out three assists at DePaul ... Recorded first career block at West Virginia ... Slammed first kill against Rutgers ... Saw action against Louisville during the BIG EAST Championship.
The Roof File: Two-sport standout as a prep at Mona Shores (Mich.) ... Finalist for Michigan's 2008 Miss Volleyball ... Four-year volleyball starter ... Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Averaged 1.61 blocks/set, 2.85 kills/set and 1.95 digs/set during prep career ... Holds high school's records for hitting percentage (.310), kills (1,437), blocks (678) and digs (1,050) ... Totaled 437 kills on a .380 clip and 43 solo blocks as a senior ... Four-year member of prep basketball team ... Entertained Division I scholarship offers to play basketball ... Scored over 1,000 points on the hardwood for Mona Shores ... Member of Mona Shores' single-season 300-point club (2007) ... 2008 Associated Press Basketball Class A All-State Honorable Mention ... Third-team honors on the Detroit Free Press' Basketball Dream Team ... Totaled three all-conference honors in volleyball and basketball ... Claimed all-city and all-state accolades in both sports on a pair of occasions ... Led Mona Shores to a conference volleyball title in 2006 ... Led Mona Shores to the league's basketball title in 2007 ... Area's Female Student-Athlete of the Year (4.19 grade-point average as a senior) ... 2008 Muskegon Chronicle Female Student-Athlete of the Year ... 2008 Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame Female Student-Athlete of the Year ... Ran track as a freshman ... Qualified for area's all-star meet in the 300 hurdles, high jump and 1,600m relay ... Competed in the high jump and 300m hurdles ... National Honor Society, student senate and community service committee ... Ranked eighth in her graduating class with 4.24 grade-point average ... Born in Muskegon, Mich. ... Daughter of Christina and Jerry Roof ... Has one brother, Tony ... Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.