9   Gina Guide
Gina Guide

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orland Park, IL

High School:
Sandburg

Height:
4-10

Position:
L


2006 Highlights: Finished her career with a school-record 2,249 digs...broke her own single-season record with 777 digs...named to both the All-Mid American Conference First Team and MAC Academic All-Conference squad...tied the MAC record and broke her own single-match record with 50 digs against Toledo (Oct. 13)...for her efforts, Guide was named both the MAC Player of the Week and www.cvu.com National Player of the Week...named Honorable Mention Libero of the Year by www.cvu.com...finished second in the nation and the MAC with 6.94 assists-per-game...twice set the NIU record for digs in five games against both Eastern Michigan (Oct. 7) and Toledo (Nov. 17)...led NIU in digs in 28 out of 29 matches...had seven matches with at least 30+ digs...picked up a double-double of 29 digs and 11 assists against Ohio (Oct. 21)...named to the UConn Toyota Classic All-Tournament Team.

2005 Highlights: Broke the NIU career-record for digs with 1,472 in just three seasons...shattered both of her own records in both digs (558) and digs-per-game (4.36) in a season...gathered double-digit digs in 30 out of 33 matches...posted a career-high 34 digs, which tied her for the most in school-history for a five-game match, in a 3-2 win over Akron on Nov. 10...had eight matches with at least 20+ digs...was selected to the NIU Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational All-Tournament team, helping the Huskies to a runner-up finish after averaging 16.5 digs per match...named the MVP of Bradley's Radisson Hotel Invitational after averaging 16.5 digs per match...accumulated 27 digs, tying her for third-place in school-history for a four-game set, in a four-game loss to Portland (Sept. 17)...had a career-high two kills in a three-game loss to Western Michigan on Nov. 3... set a career-high with three service aces in a three-game sweep of Miami (Nov. 5).

2004 Highlights: Set NIU single-season records for total digs (508) and digs per game (4.13), becoming the first Huskie to ever rack up 500 or more digs in a season and/or average more than four digs per game ... ranked seventh in the MAC in digs per game after posting 10 matches with 20 digs or more ... added 23 digs in just three games versus Chicago State (Sept. 28) to kick off a string of eight consecutive matches with 10 "ups" or more ... capped off the run with another 20-plus dig performance with 21 in a four-game home win over Eastern Michigan (Oct. 20) ... established a new career high with 25 digs in a five-game triumph at Kent State (Oct. 2) ... stepped behind the line for the first time in her collegiate career and notched 14 service aces on the year ... six of those aces came in back-to-back home matches with three apiece against Marshall (Oct. 8) and Bowling Green (Oct. 9) ... also reset her career standard for assists with six to go along with two aces and 21 digs at Eastern Michigan (Sept. 24).

2003 Highlights: Started 30 of 31 matches at libero and earned title as shortest player in all of Division-I volleyball at four feet, 10 inches as a true freshman ... racked up 406 total digs to become only the third player in school history to cross the 400-dig plateau in a season ... averaged 3.56 digs per game---the third-highest rate in NIU history behind only Nikki Kozak (3.82 dpg in 1991 and 3.57 dpg in 1993) ... placed 13th among all Mid-American Conference players and third among MAC freshmen in digs per game ... posted double-digit dig totals in 22 of 30 matches including five contests with 20 digs or more ... ran off three separate strings of at least four consecutive matches with 10 digs or more ... collected career-best 23 digs at Ball State---the second-most digs in a three-game match in school history (Sept. 26) ... notched first career kill at Miami (OH) the very next night in addition to posting a career-best three assists (Sept. 27) ... performed extremely well in the 2003 MAC Tournament, putting up 16 digs in a first-round win over Buffalo before closing the season with 22 more against Akron in quarterfinals.

Prep: Led Sandburg High School to a second place finish at the 2001 Illinois High School Association Class AA (large-school) state tournament ... member of three straight SICA West title-winning teams at SHS ... can also claim a 2002 regional title with the Eagles ... earned back-to-back nods to the Orland Star and Daily Southtown All-Area squads (Second Team in 2001 and First Team in 2002) ... Star also tabbed Guide as its 2002 Player of the Year ... earned Honorable Mention All-Area honors from both the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times in 2002 ... holds school record for career serve receive passes.

Club Volleyball: Extensive club experience starting with a year in the Magic Volleyball Club in 1996 ... played the next six years with the Second City Volleyball Club ... boasts three top-five finishes at the Junior Olympics over the past six years including a runner-up effort in 1999.

Personal: Major - Physical Therapy ... Birthdate - August 7, 1985.

Gina Guide's Career Highs

Three-Game Match

Kills: 2, vs. Western Michigan11-3-05
Attempts: 2, vs. four opponents2003, 05-06
Hitting Pct: 1.000, vs. three opponents2005-06
Assists: 3, vs. Illinois9-3-05
Digs: 25, vs. UIC9-12-06
Service Aces: 3, vs. Miami11-5-05

Four-Game Match

Kills: 1, vs. three opponents2003-04, 06
Attempts: 3, at Akron10-15-04
Hitting Pct.: 1.000, at Miami (OH)9-27-03
Assists: 11, at Ohio10-21-06
Digs: 50, at Toledo10-13-06 SCHOOL AND MAC RECORD
Service Aces: 4, vs. Western Michigan11-2-06

Five-Game Match

Kills: 1 vs. four opponents2005-06
Attempts: 2, vs. three opponents2005-06
Hitting Pct.: 1.000 vs. two opponents2005
Assists: 7, vs. Eastern Michigan10-7-06
Digs: 41, vs. two opponents2006
Service Aces: 2, vs. two opponents2005-06

Gina Guide's Career Statistics

YEARMP-GPKK/GETAPCT.AA/GSASA/GSEREDIGDIG/GBSBATOT.B/GBEBHEPTS.
200331-11420.0218.125240.2100.000534063.560000.00022.0
200433-12310.01212-.083300.24180.1514515084.130000.000219.0
2005 33-12860.05218.222380.30200.1615655584.360000.000326.0
200629-11250.04320.100520.46180.1611557776.940000.000323.0
TOTALS126-477140.03858.1031440.30560.12402242,2494.710000.0001080.0