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Julie Joyce
Julie  Joyce


Downingtown, Pa.

High School:
Bishop Shanahan


Defensive Specialist


Andersen's Career Milestone Highlights 3-1 Win Over Lehigh

Villanova senior records 1,000th career kill in victory on home court


Volleyball Season Preview: Wildcats Reload For a New Season

Eight returning players and seven newcomers give Villanova a roster filled with talent at every position


Volleyball Closes out Spring Season and Looks Forward to the Fall


Season in Review: Volleyball

The squad finished 11-19 (5-10)


Volleyball vs. Rutgers (Sept. 28, 2012)

Villanova defeated Rutgers in its first BIG EAST home match of the season on September 28, 2012.

Career: Has played in 68 matches and 145 total sets in four seasons ... Had 79 career digs and a career high of nine in a match ... Other stats include three kills on 11 attempts, 14 service aces and 10 assists.

2013: Saw action in a career-high 27 matches for a total of 65 sets ... Recorded 43 digs (0.66 digs/set), eight service aces and six assists ... Posted a career-high nine digs in only two sets against George Mason (Sept. 23).

2012: Saw time in 24 matches and played a total of 60 sets ... Tallied 26 digs, six aces and two assists to go along with two kills on five attempts (.200 hitting percentage) ... Registered a season-high six digs against Marquette and had five digs to go along with one kill and one ace versus Syracuse ... Had four digs in a win over Lehigh.

2011: Appeared in 10 sets over eight matches during the season ... Had six digs to go along with one kill on two attempts ... Registered one assist ... Had one kill and one dig in a win over Loyola (Md.) ... Tallied two digs against Western Kentucky.

2010: Played in a total of 10 sets across nine matches ... Recorded four digs, one assist and one attack attempt ... Had two digs in wins over Long Island and Fordham.

Bishop Shanahan High School: Earned two varsity letters ... Chosen as the defensive MVP of the 2009 state tournament and helped lead her team to the AAA Pennsylvania state title ... Garnered first team all-area honors.

Personal: Born 4/10/92 ... One of two children of Daniel and Kathleen Joyce ... Has a brother, Thomas ... Father is a professor at Villanova ... Majoring in Environmental Studies.

Career Statistics



BIG EAST Academic All-Star                                  2011-12


Kills                           1 vs. Loyola (Md.)          Sept. 10, 2011
                                1 at St. John's             Sept. 23, 2012
                                1 at Syracuse               Nov. 9, 2012
Attacks                         2 at Syracuse               Nov. 9, 2012
Assists                         1, four times               Last on Nov. 11, 2012
Aces                            1, six times                Last on Nov. 11, 2012
Digs                            9 vs. George Mason          Sept. 23, 2013