The Huskies end the 2014 campaign on a two-game winning streak after downing Tulane, 3-0, on Friday
Senior outside hitter Devon Maugle became just the seventh UConn player to record 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs in the win
The Huskies will take on SMU on Friday before closing road play against Tulsa on Sunday
Senior setter Sage Esposito (19 assists, nine digs) narrowly missed a double-double in the setback
Three Huskies posted double-digit kills in the victory
UConn vs USF (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs ECU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Temple (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Bryant Volleyball
2014 Season: Appeared in 25 matches for the Huskies... Finished the season with 146 kills and 1.72 average kills per set... Had 15 blocks on the season including three solo... Recorded 185 digs with an average of 2.18 per set...Notched double-digit kills on seven occasions, including three-straight matches from Oct. 26-Nov. 2.... Tallied a career-best 16 digs against USF on Nov. 9... Was one of seven different Huskies to record at least 10 service aces.
2013 Season: Appeared in 24 matches on the year... tallied 161 kills, 15 service aces, and 53 total blocks... notched 170 digs while posting 1.92 digs per set... All-Tournament at the IPFW Invitational (Aug. 31)...named to The American Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 2)...had four double digit kill performances and 11 matches with at least 10 digs... had at least ten digs in eight consecutive matches (Aug. 30-Sept. 14)... recorded a career-high 17 digs while notching eight kills in a win vs. URI on (Sept. 21)... picked up a career best 11 kills with 12 digs and four blocks in the first match of the year vs. SIU (Aug. 30).
Before UConn: Played at Maclay School and for ProStyle Tallahassee Premier...named an All-Big Bend performer for three years in a row and was a co-captain of the team as a junior and senior...nominated to play in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match. She was named the MVP of both her high school and club teams for three consecutive years.
Personal: Jade Monique Strawberry...born May 20, 1995...daughter of nine-time MLB All-Star Darryl Strawberry and Charisse Strawberry...has four siblings, brothers Chase and Chandler and sisters Jordan and Jewel...an exploratory major.