14 - Annalisa Muratore
Annalisa Muratore
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Atwater, Calif.
High School: Buhach Colony
Position: MB

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005: Participated in 21 matches, totaling 178 kills and 57 total blocks in 64 games... tallied 4.13 kills per game over the weekend in her first NCAA Tournament appearance against Sacramento State (12/2) and Stanford (12/3)... recorded a season-high 16 kills in match against Saint Mary's (11/18)... in two games against Gonzaga (10/7), tallied eight kills on an impressive .727 hitting percentage... came off the bench in matches against Loyola Marymount (9/30) and Pepperdine (10/3).  

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004: Named the West Coast Conference's Freshman of the Year... an All-WCC honorable mention honoree... voted co-Best Offensive Player by teammates... missed the final six matches of the season after having left knee surgery to repair torn meniscus on Nov. 11... ranked third nationally in blocks per game (1.77) and 21st in hitting percentage (.384)... led the WCC in hitting percentage and blocks, and was seventh in kills (3.41 pg)... the WCC Player of the Month for September... started eight matches and saw action in 19... did not play at Portland and Gonzaga... recorded 14 kills and 11 blocks in season opener against Sacramento State in collegiate debut... added a match-high .312 hitting percentage... added 11 kills and nine blocks against Arkansas... paired with Kim McGiven for a block to set up SCU's second match point... recorded seven kills and five blocks against Pacific... recorded 13 kills an a .385 hitting percentage at Hawaii... added nine kills and no errors for a .750 clip against Southwest Missouri State... earned MVP honors at the TCU adidas Invitational... netted 15 kills against Appalachian State... committed only one error in 20 attempts for a .700 clip... topped that personal best the following night at TCU, recording 19 kills... with 1 errors in 22 attempts, posted an. 818 hitting percentage... added eight blocks (3 solo, 5 assist)... also awarded with WCC Player of the Week honors for those performances... posted 16 kills and nine blocks at San Jose State... had 11 kills and 0 errors in 13 attempts (.846) against No. 12 California... notched a career-high 20 kills against Gonzaga, adding five blocks and a .471 clip... led the team with 17 kills and 12 blocks against Portland... registered 16 kills and 16 blocks at San Francisco... posted 15 kills and eight blocks against Loyola Marymount... added a career-high 23 kills and matched personal best of 14 block assists against Pepperdine... hit .452... awarded WCC Co-Player of the Week for those efforts... came off the bench against San Diego and contributed 10 kills, after missing previous two contests, in what turned out to be last match of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, Calif... played under head coach Michelle Osmer... an 2004 All-District honoree and a three-time team MVP... team won the league championship all four seasons... posted 321 kills, 133 blocks and 110 digs as a senior... competes with the Delta Valley Volleyball Club... earned All-Tournament team honors, leading squad to a third-place finish at the 2002 Junior Olympics.  

PERSONAL: Full name is Annalisa Elizabeth Muratore... parents are Caesar and Cindy Muratore... has three siblings... sister Toni was on the Bronco squad and graduated from SCU in June 2005... majoring in Communication.

 

Muratore's Career Statistics

 

Year M G K E TA PCT SA BS BA D AS RE BE SE
2004 19 74 252 60 500 .384 5 14 117 20 4 0 12 1
2005 21 64 178 48 357 .364 0 7 50 17 4 0 6 0
Career 40 138 430 108 857 .376 5 21 167 37 8 0 18 1

 

 

Muratore's Career Highs

Kills 23 vs. Pepperdine, Oct. 24, 2004
Attempts 42 vs. Pepperdine, Oct. 24, 2004
Hitting Pct. .846 vs. California, Sept. 28, 2004
Assists 2 vs. Arizona, Dec. 10, 2005
Aces 4 at San Francisco, Oct. 15, 2004
Digs 5 at San Francisco, Oct. 15, 2004
Block Solos 3 at TCU, Sept. 18, 2004
Block Assists 14 twice, last vs. Pepperdine, Oct. 24, 2004
Total Blocks 16 at San Francisco, Oct. 15, 2004