On Semrau: Emerged as a dominant middle blocker last season ... Showed tremendous improvement and worked extremely hard during the summer ... Will be counted on to be one of the team's "go-to" players ... Has the potential to be as dominant a middle hitter as any in the Big East.
2005: Played in all 32 matches this season ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Sept. 6 ... Received All-Tournament Team honors at the Villanova Volleyball Classic ... Named to the Comcast Lobo All-Tournament team ... Selected to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area team ... Led the Wildcats in blocks on 17 occasions and finished with 96 blocks for the year ... Totaled 352 kills on the season and led the team on 14 separate occasions ... Had a season-high 20 kills in 28 attempts for a .679 attack percentage in a win over UMBC on Aug. 27 ... Notched double figure kills in three straight matches vs. Pittsburgh (Sept. 24), West Virginia (Sept. 25), and Louisville (Oct. 1) ... Had 19 kills on two separate occasions in wins over LaSalle (Sept. 7) and Pennsylvania (Oct. 18) ... Posted eight blocks in a win over Delaware on Oct. 25.
2004: Developed into one of the team's most dangerous offensive threats ... Led the squad in kills, kills per game, solo blocks and points ... Played in 26 matches and 97 games ... Averaged 3.67 kills per game, 0.64 blocks per game and 0.49 digs per game ... Ranked 11th on the school's single-season list for most kills per game ... Totaled 14 solo blocks and 401.0 points ... Reached double figures in kills 19 times, including a stretch of 11 straight matches midway through the season ... Had at least 20 kills four times, and established a new career-high with 28 kills against St. John's on Nov. 7 ... Pounded down 25 kills against Penn on Nov. 2 ... Recorded a career-high six blocks against Temple on Oct. 19 ... Notched five blocks on four other occasions ... Stepped up her level of play against Big East competition, averaging 4.03 kills per game.
2003: Missed part of her freshman season while battling injuries ... Competed in 18 matches and 57 games ... Earned All-Tournament Team honors at both the Maryland Invitational and George Washington Invitational ... Posted season highs of 14 kills and six blocks against George Washington ... Racked up 22 kills and eight blocks in three matches at the Maryland tournament ... Ranked third on the team with 42 total blocks ... Averaged 2.07 kills per game ... Totaled 118 kills on the season, to go along with 35 block assists and 151.5 points.
Midview High School: Earned All-Conference and All-County first team honors as a senior ... Back-to-back winner of the team Sportsmanship Award ... Team captain ... Also received four varsity letters with the basketball team ... Special Mention All-State honoree and the Lorain County Conference Most Valuable Player ... Valedictorian of her senior graduating class ... Member of the All-Ohio Academic Team ... Recipient of the U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete Award ... Featured in Who's Who Among American High School Students four consecutive years.
Personal: Born 10/5/84 in Fairview Park, Ohio ... Oldest of three children of Mike and Patricia Semrau ... Has a younger sister Angela (20) and younger brother Richard (18) ... Chose Villanova for the combination of academic and athletic programs the school offers ... Major is Economics.
Year MP/GP Kills Assists Svc. Aces Digs BA BS 2005 32/109 352 13 11 27 72 24 2004 26/79 356 10 7 48 48 14 2003 18/57 118 14 9 17 35 7 Totals 76/245 826 37 27 92 155 45