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Dana DeMayo
Dana  DeMayo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ra'anana, Israel

High School:
Ostrovski

Last College:
Long Island University - Brooklyn

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH/RS

As a Junior (2006): Played in 31 of 36 contests ... finished sixth on the squad in digs (200) ... compiled three double-doubles in her first season with the Red Storm ... posted a career-high 18 digs against Fairfield (Aug. 26) ... registered a career-high 13 kills against Buffalo (Sept. 15) ... dished out a career-high four assists against Binghamton (Sept. 16).

At Long Island University: Transferred to St. John's from Long Island University in Brooklyn ... as a sophomore was named to the first team All-NEC ... became the school's single-season digs leader with 587, ending the year third in the conference ... is third on the all-time career kills list with 814 ... posted 24 double-doubles, including streaks of eight straight and seven straight ... helped the Blackbirds claim their first tournament crown in 2004 ... also received NEC Player of the Week honors ... named NEC Rookie of the Year as a freshman and to the second team all-conference ... finished 13th in the country in aces with 0.63 per game ... recorded 12 double-doubles and posted double digit kills 17 times.

At Ostrovski: Competed for Israel's national team from 2000-03 ... guided the team to a third-place finish at the 2002 European Championships as a libero ... led Ostrovski to a first-place finish for her high school league in 2001.

Off The Court DeMayo, a speech pathology major, received BIG EAST Academic All-Star honors for the 2006-07 academic year. She lists sitting in the Media Room, waiting for St. John's to be called for the NCAA Tournament as her most memorable moment from last season. Off the court, DeMayo enjoys going to the beach with friends, reading, ceramics, painting, and being active in the community. She has helped out with the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, and made Midnight Runs, to bring food to the homeless of New York City.

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