Graduates receive student-athlete stoles at Friday’s GTAA graduation brunch
Volleyball’s four seniors will always treasure their days at O’Keefe and on The Flats
Benda named ACC co-player of the week, Clifton tabbed co-freshman of the week
Georgia Tech volleyball hosts Boston College in Pinkout on Sunday
Georgia Tech volleyball closes out road swing Sunday at Louisville
2017: Played in 31 matches, starting in 27 … Matched her career high of three kills, seven times during the season … Recorded four double-doubles in her senior campaign on The Flats, against North Dakota, Villanova, Notre Dame, and North Carolina … Recorded a career-high 53 assists against Syracuse, totaling 925 assists for the season … Surpassed 1000 career assists as a Yellow Jacket at Syracuse on Oct. 8 … Passed the 2,000 assist milestone in her college career (Georgia Tech and Marquette) … Earned ACC Player of the Week honors after performances against Syracuse and Boston College (Oct. 20 & 22).
2016: Played in 30 matches with five starts … Averaged 3.88 assists/set and totaled 310 assists on the season … Tallied her first career double-double with 23 assists and a career-best 15 digs against Louisville … Tied her career-best with three kills against Tennessee State.
2015: Four double-doubles this season … Tallied a season-best 36 assists at Boston College (Nov. 1) … Put up a career-best 11 digs twice.2014 (Marquette): Played in 31 matches, starting 23 of them ... Led the team with 864 assists, averaging 7.78 assists per set ... Tallied 15 aces on the season and 189 digs.
High School: A four-time letterwinner and two-time team captain ... Helped Wakefield to its first North Carolina Class AAAA state title in 2013 as a senior ... Named the Cap-8 Conference Co-Player of the Year as a senior, while leading the Wolverines with 979 assists for an average of 10.50 per set ... Led the squad to an overall record of 92-12 in four years as a starter at setter and right-side hitter ... Amassed 2,158 assists in her high school career.
Personal: Gabrielle Nicole Benda is the daughter of Scott and Patty ... Born April 1, 1996 ... Has one sister, Gentry ... Major is business administration.