Golden Eagles claim Marquette Invitational title with wins over Iowa State, UWM and Missouri State
2010 Honors and Awards
Career Notes: First in MU history in hitting percentage (.303, 977-321-2,167)...First in MU history with 364 career assisted blocks and second with 431 total blocks...Hitting percentage of .429 (325-72-590) in 2010 is the top single-season mark in MU history and ranked second in the NCAA...Hit .336 as a junior, the third-best single-season number at MU...Signed with Club Atletico Voleibol Murcia in Murcia, Spain, following the fall semester of her senior year.
2010 (Senior): Ranks second in the nation and leads the BIG EAST in hitting percentage (.429)...Hitting percentage also ranks as the best single-season mark in school history ...Notched a season-high 16 kills and hit .556 (16-1-27) to bring MU back from a 2-0 hole in five sets against Louisville (Nov. 12)...Recorded a hitting percentage of .625, registering 10 kills in 16 attacks, in three-set win vs. UIC (Nov. 2)...Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (Nov. 1) for the first time in her career after wins over West Virginia and Pittsburgh...Hit .727 (9-1-11), to go along with five blocks in sweep of West Virginia (Oct. 29)...Notched a season-high 15 kills at Notre Dame (Oct. 24) to go along with four digs...Hit .478, while tallying 14 kills at DePaul (Oct. 23)...Recorded 13 kills and seven blocks at Green Bay (Oct. 13)...Hit .522 and tallied 13 kills in first BIG EAST Conference win at Villanova (Oct. 1)...Notched a season-high nine blocks at Georgetown (Sept. 26)...Named to the all-tournament team, her fourth of the season, at the Wildcat Classic after hitting .537 over the weekend against Harvard (Sept. 17), Charlotte (Sept. 18) and Northwestern (Sept. 18)...Hit .483 in the Marquette/Milwaukee Invitational to earn her third all-tournament honor of the season...Has recorded two-or-fewer hitting errors in all but one match this season...Recorded a season-high 14 kills and six blocks at St. Mary's (Calif.) (Sept. 5)... Stanford Invitational All-Tournament Team after leading MU with 12 kills in each match vs. UC Irvine and No. 3 Stanford...Named to the Golden Gopher Invite All-Tournament Team...Led MU with 12 kills and hit .611 (12-1-18) against Denver (Aug. 28)...Also notched five digs. three blocks and two aces against the Pioneers.
2009 (Junior): Ended 2009 as Marquette's second-most efficient hitter in single-season history (.336, 253-74-533)...Ranked fourth in the BIG EAST in hitting percentage...Ranked ninth in the conference in blocks with 1.07 per set (120 total)...Recorded double-digit kills in threee straight matches against Loyola-Chicago (Aug. 29), Texas State and Butler (Sept. 4)...Against Texas State, recorded 10 kills with nine blocks...Named to the Marquette Invitational All-Tournament team, helping MU to an unblemished 4-0 record in the event...In the match against Loyola, hit .600 (13-1-20)...Reached a career high 11 blocks against Milwaukee on Sept. 12 to go along with 11 kills...Hit above .400 in 12 matches this season and had 11 matches with at least five blocks...Hit .500 (11-2-18) against Notre Dame on Nov. 6...Recorded a career-high 20 kills against Green Bay on Oct. 21...Notched 10 kills with four blocks in season finale against Central Michigan (Nov. 27)...One of only two MU players (Klingsporn) to start every match in 2009.
2008 (Sophomore): Gonyo started 28 of 29 matches in 2008 and saw action in 109 sets....finished the season second on the team with 107 blocks (21 BS, 86 BA) for an average of 0.98 per set...placed third on the squad with 229 kills (2.10/set)...finished second on the squad in hitting percentage (.220) among players with at least 40 attacks...helped squad finish fifth among BIG EAST teams with 2.38 blocks per set, and finish fourth in just conference matches with 136.5 total blocks for an average of 2.58 per set...recorded the tenth-best single match hitting percentage (.619 (14-1-21); min. 12 kills) among BIG EAST athletes versus Northern Illinois (Sept. 6)...Set career highs with 18 kills against in-state foes Green Bay (Sept. 13) and UW-Milwaukee (Oct. 20)...recorded a career-high 42 attacks against Green Bay (Sept. 13)...for her efforts against Temple (Sept. 12), Green Bay and Bowling Green (Sept. 13), Gonyo was named to the 2008 Marquette Challenge All-Tournament Team...notched hitting percentages of .500-or-above in five matches (Chattanooga (.750), NIU (.619), Temple (.500), UW-Milwaukee (.533) and Notre Dame (.517)).
2007 (Freshman): Gonyo, in her first collegiate season, was one of four players to see action in all 101 games, starting 24...finished second on the team in total blocks with 94, including 10 solo blocks for an average of 0.93 blocks per game...registered 170 kills on the season, averaging 1.68... against Oakland (Sept. 1) she recorded a season-high 16 kills...fourth on the team in total attacks, recording 463 while tallying double-digit attacks in 24 matches...logged a season high with 32 attacks against South Dakota State (Nov. 24) and registered a career-high attack percentage of .450 against Maine (Nov. 23)...accounted for 50 total digs on the season and had a season-high six digs versus Tennessee (Sept. 8).
Prior to Marquette (Grant Community High School): Gonyo played four years as an outside hitter at Grant Community High School...as a sophomore she was named most improved...was a member of the Kaepa Wisconsin Junior club team where she was a known leader and has served as team captain.
Personal: Gonyo was born in Ingleside, Ill. to Gordon and Karen Gonyo...has two sisters, Karissa and Jacquelynn...is an economics major.
* First in Marquette History (Career Hitting Percentage, Block Assists, Season (2010) Hitting Percentage)
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