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Julia Giampaolo

position

Libero

Height

5-7

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Torrington, Conn.

High School

Torrington

2013 (Senior): Saw action in nine matches, appearing in 13 sets … Had a dig in victory over Clemson (Nov. 29) … Notched a pair of service aces in win over Syracuse (Sept. 29) … Made season debut against Tulsa, registering two digs (Sept. 21).

2012 (Junior): Saw action in 25 matches (29 sets) … Two digs against Presbyterian (Sept. 1) … four digs against Clemson (Oct. 19).

2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in three matches … Recorded one dig when she entered the match against Pepperdine at the Pepperdine Asics Classic (Sept. 30).

2010 (Freshman): Saw limited action during the 2010 campaign, appearing in two matches … Picked up the team’s Most Improved Award at the annual end-of-year banquet … Recognized on Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for outstanding academic performance … Made collegiate debut against Auburn (Sept. 3) at the Blue Raider Bash hosted by Middle Tennessee State … Entered match versus Boston College (Nov. 19) where she recorded one attack in the Hurricanes’ win.

High School: Played her high school volleyball for Torrington High School in her hometown of Torrington, Conn … Selected as a 2009 Under Armour Honorable Mention All-American … Helped her team to a 2008 Class L State Championship runner-up finish … Tabbed an All-State performer three consecutive years (2006-08) … Four-time Naugatuck Valley League All-Conference performer from 2006-09 … Served as team captain for the Red Raiders during her junior and senior seasons … Named to the NLV All-Tournament Team from 2006-08 … Dubbed the AVCA/Max Preps Player of the Week in November 2008 … Holds the Torrington High School record for service points (918) and digs (586) … Second all-time in kills (603), third in service aces (221) and fourth in blocks (54) … Missed almost the entire 2009 campaign due to injury … member of the National Honor Society and Student Council … Tabbed a Conference Scholar-Athlete, and ranked ninth in the 2010 graduation class of 285 students … Named as the 2009 Republican American Scholar-Athlete.

Personal: Daughter of James and Janet Giampaolo … Has a brother, James … Majoring in athletic training.