2009 (Junior): Played in 18 matches, started in three ... head a season-high nine kills vs. San Francisco on Sept. 12 ... had two service aces vs. San Jose State on Oct. 31 ... posted double-digit digs twice with 10 at Cal State Northridge on Sept. 18 and a season-high 14 vs. San Francisco ... tied a career-high with 4.0 block assists on opening weekend vs. Green Bay on Aug. 29 ... Academic All-WAC.
2008 (Sophomore): Played in all 27 matches after switching positions to an outside hitter ... led the team with 25 service aces ... posted career-highs on the season in sets played, kills, attempts, hitting percentage, service aces, digs, block assists and points ... had a career-high 12 kills and 15.0 points at Nevada on Oct. 16 while recording 10 digs in the match ... had three matches with 10+ kills and posted three double-doubles ... had 11 matches with double-digit digs.
2007 (Freshman): As a freshman, Van Grouw spilt the starting setter position with senior Tiffany Hess ... she appeared in 24 matches, starting in 20 ... Van Grouw had a breakout match in the `Dogs thrilling comeback win at Boise State Sept. 20, in that match she had seven kills, a .357 hitting percentage, five total blocks and 53 assists ... she led the team with six double-doubles on the season ... Van Grouw had 440 total assists as a freshman.
Central Valley Christian High School
Four-year varsity letter winner in volleyball ... league MVP sophomore and senior year ... team captain junior and senior seasons ... state tournament participant ... named on three separate occasions to the Fresno Bee all-area team ... played club volleyball for eight years and competed in the Junior Olympics three years ... academically she was on high honor roll all four years and a member of CSF for four years.
Born January 29, 1989 ... parents are Lisa and Randy Van Grouw ... has two brothers, Blake and Lance, and one sister, Tess ... former club teammate Mariah Mandellbaum plays volleyball at Fresno Pacific ... enjoys church, singing, reading, shopping, dancing and sports ... favorite athlete is Kerri Walsh .... chose Fresno State because it's close to home and she loves the school.
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