University of Miami Athletics

Grace Lopez


Outside Hitter







High School

Froebel Bilingual School


Aguada, Puerto Rico

Grace Lopez - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

Career Honors:

  • ACC Freshman of the Week (Oct. 16, Nov. 13)
  • ACC Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 6)
  • 2023 ACC All-Freshman Team
  • 2023 All-ACC First Team
  • 2x NCAA Big Time Performer
2023 (Freshman)
  • Made her Hurricane debut by playing 99 sets and starting in 24/28 matches she played in
  • Led the team with 407 kills on a .278 percentage
  • Ranked ninth in Miami history for most kills per set (4.11) in a season to lead the ACC
  • Registered 27 service aces, good for second most on the team, to average 0.27 aces per set
  • Averaged a .923 reception percentage
  • Tallied 178 digs and averaged 1.80 digs per set
  • Claimed 38.0 blocks (two solo blocks and 36 block assists)
  • Led the team in points with 454.0 and ranked 10th for most points per set (4.59) in a season all-time
  • In Miami’s record book, Lopez has the third most kills in a match (30) and 10th most (27); seventh most points in a match (31.5); tied first for most kills in a three sets (22), second most kills in four sets (30) and fourth most (27); fifth most attempts in three sets (49); fifth most points in three sets (23); second most points in four sets (31.5) and ninth most (27)
  • Had eight 20+ kill matches and five double-doubles in kills and digs
  • Season highs: kills (30); attacks (54); aces (3); digs (15); blocks (5); PCT (.531)
  • Named to the All-Freshman, All-ACC First Team and AVCA All-Region team
  • Tabbed a NCAA Big Time Performer twice
  • Earned ACC Freshman of the Week twice (Oct. 16, Nov. 13) and Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 6)
High School
  • Prior to joining the Hurricanes, Lopez and her team won the Colegio Adianez tournament, where she was named MVP
  • Nominated for Player of the Week by “Buzzer Beater”
  • During her time with the Capitanas de Arecibo, Lopez won every tournament the squad played in Puerto Rico and won a bid to nationals in Indianapolis in 2022
  • 2023 U19 Pan-American Cup Best Opposite
  • 2022 U19 Pan-American Cup Best Opposite
  • Best Scorer while competing for the Puerto Rico National team
  • Daughter of Maribel Villanueva and Jose Lopez
  • Has one older brother, Noel, and one younger brother, Victor