CAREER: Former letterwinner (2000) returns for her final season of competition ... Fine talent who will be a serious contender for a starting position.
PREVIOUSLY AT MARQUETTE: Outstanding freshman season in 2000 and paced the team in attacks with 437, then second and currently third on the school?s seasonal ladder ... Earned a spot on the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Played in all 32 of MU?s matches and in a total of 119 games ... Posted double-figure attacks in 25 matches including six of 20 or more ... Season-high 26 attacks vs. UW-Milwaukee was the top mark turned in by any Golden Eagle in 2000 ... Hit a season-best 42.3 percent (14-3--26) vs. Indiana ... 16 attacks and 18 digs in a three-game win vs. Illinois-Chicago.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Glenbard South where she was coached by Cindy Haack ... Three-time all-conference pick and MVP in 1999 ... Played club volleyball for P.O.V. and was an All-American at junior nationals in 1999.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 9, 1982 ... Daughter of Edward and Sandy Lopata ... Majors in psychology.
Ann Lopata Career Stats