Kurisch, Romo and Schepler garner team accolades
NIU wins after being down 0-2 for first time all season
NIU earns third straight semifinals appearance
Multiple NIU players get All-MAC nods for fifth straight year
NIU topped the Zips in five sets at home Oct. 13
2012: Named the the MAC All-Freshman team following her first season with the Huskies... Started all 36 matches and played in 134 sets during the year... Was third in the conference in service aces with a .305 average per set... Her 10.27 assist per set ratio ranked sixth in the MAC and 85th in the nation... Paced the team with 1,376 assists and a .378 setting percentage... Finished second with 41 serving aces... Ranked fifth on the team with 65 kills... Scored 128 total points on the year, also fifth-best on the team... Totaled 42 blocks during the year, placing fourth on the team.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Led Bullard to a 70-30 record (29-1 in County Metro Athletic Conference play) in her final three years for three straight conference championships ... Named first team all-conference and led team in aces in each of her final three seasons ... Earned second team all-conference honor as a freshman ... Registered 183 kills, 285 digs, 793 assists, 65 aces, and 32 blocks as a senior ... Totaled 230 kills, 130 digs, 409 assists, 43 aces, and 19 blocks as a junior ... Tallied 69 kills, 115 digs, 847 assists, 50 aces, and 28 blocks as a sophomore ... Won four letters in varsity tennis ... Played the No. 1 singles spot and was Team MVP in each of her last three seasons ... Played No. 2 singles as a freshman ... Won sectional championship in doubles as a sophomore and senior ... Named first team all-conference all four years ... Also won four letters in varsity badminton ... Played the No. 1 spot and was conference Player of the Year in each of her last three years ... Played No. 2 spot as a rookie ... Won sectional championship, named first team all-conference and Team MVP in all four seasons ... first four-time sectional champion in badminton in school history.
Club: Central Cal Volleyball Club ... Took fifth in American Division at Nationals in 2010.
Personal: Born May 23, 1994 ... Intends to major in exercise science ... Daughter of Francisco and Stacey Gonzalez ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Key Club ... Spends time in the Fresno community helping at the Valley Animal Center, church sports camps, vacation bible school, and "Child in Hand" Haiti service project ... Father Francisco played tennis at Ohio State and went on to play professionally, ranking as high as No. 34 in the world in singles and No. 24 in doubles ... Also frequently goes by her nickname of Pookie.
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