Check out the 2014 St. John's volleyball intro video, which debuted in Carnesecca Arena during the Kaiser Classic on Friday, Sept. 12!
The 2014 St. John's volleyball season begins on Friday, Aug. 29, with the Bryant Invitational in Smithfield, R.I. The home opener is on Monday, Sept. 1 against St. Peter's in Taffner Field House (Rec side). The Carnesecca Arena opener is on Friday, Sept. 12 against Dartmouth.
St. John's Defeats DePaul
As A Junior (2016): Played in 71 sets across 22 matches, making four starts … tallied 130 digs for an average of 1.83 digs per set … dished out 16 assists and picked up 10 service aces … tied a career-high with three service aces in a 3-2 victory over Georgetown (Nov. 5).As A Sophomore (2015): Played in 113 sets across all 33 matches … finished third in assists (96) averaging 0.85 assists per set … finished second on the team in aces (21) … led the Red Storm in digs with (382) averaging 3.38 digs per set … had a career-high 21 digs vs. Auburn (Sept. 19) … notched a career-high three service aces and eight assists vs. Marquette (Nov. 14).
As A Freshman (2014): Played in 99 sets over 30 matches, including one start...led all freshman in sets played and ranked fifth on the team with 144 digs...had a 1.45 digs per set average...recorded at least one dig in 28 of her 30 matches played...registered a season-high 13 digs at Towson (Oct. 20) ...collected a season-high two service aces at Butler (Nov. 22) ... amassed a season-high three assists in the season-opener vs. Army (Aug. 29) ... recorded 11 digs in 3-0 win vs. Butler (Oct. 10).At I.C. Catholic Prep: A four-year letterwinner and three-year captain of the Knights ... earned Suburban Christian All-Conference (2010-13) ... named to the 2013 Suburban Life All-Area Team ... helped the Knights win the 2013 IHSA 2A State Championship ... earned All-American honors as a member of the 2012 AAU National Champion team ... named SCC Academic All-Conference (2010-13) ... National Honor Society member (2012-13) ... Illinois State Scholar ... IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award (2012-13).
Off the Court: Born in Elmhurst, Ill. ... daughter of Nancy and Michael D'Amore ... has one sibling, Devin ... communications major ... lists sleeping, eating and hanging out at the beach as her hobbies ... lists her mother as the most influential person in her athletic career ... typical pregame ritual includes listening to music and drinking coffee ... chose St. John's because of the great people, academics and athletics ... favorite quote is: "Well done is better than well said." ... favorite book is Pay it Forward ... favorite food is Chipotle ... favorite movie is "Elf" ... favorite TV show is "Friday Night Lights" ... favorite athlete is her cousin Mike Magee ... favorite pro team is the Chicago Cubs.