9 Elle Ross
9 Elle Ross
Height: 5-6
Year: Junior
Hometown: Eagle, Neb.
High School: St. Pius X
Position: Libero/Def. Specialist

Sophomore Year (2011)

Started 14 matches and played in all 30 matches for the Paladins…ranked fifth on the team with 179 digs and fifth with 12 service aces…posted a season-high 13 digs in Furman’s 3-1 win over Georgia Southern on November 11…tallied 10 or more digs in five matches…recorded two service aces in the Paladins’ 3-0 victory over Samford on October 1...a member of the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

 

Freshman Year (2010)

Played in 27 matches for the Paladins…ranked second on the team with 2.91 digs per set and third with 282 total digs…recorded a career-high 24 digs at Samford on October 23…posted a career-best three service aces at Georgetown on September 18…collected 21 digs versus UAB on September 3…tallied 10 or more digs in 14 matches…a member of the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.  

 

High School

Helped St. Pius X to a state championship as a sophomore and junior...earned all-city honors and second-team super-state accolades her senior season...set the Class B singles season record with 709 digs...holds St. Pius X match record with 44 digs...averaged 17.7 digs per match, a Class B season record...earned Academic All-State honors as a junior and senior...chosen as a Prepvolleyball.com first team Academic All-American...also a four-year letterwinner in track...earned all-class gold honors in the 4x400m relay as a junior...placed second in Class A as a senior in the 4x800m relay....earned all-city and Academic All-State honors for track as a junior and senior...member of the National Honor Society.

 

Personal

Elle Marie Ross was born on June 12, 1992, in Lincoln, Neb....daughter of Ron and Pam Ross...intends to major in pre-law.