UConn Opens at Syracuse on Friday
Huskies Open at Syracuse, Colgate
Strawberry Named to All-AAC Preseason Team
Season-Opener on Aug. 26
Grunwald Enters Third Season as Head Coach
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
2015 Season: Started in all 31 matches for the Huskies…Earned a team-high 350 kills and team-best 2.94 average kills per set…Topped the squad with 27 service aces...Was second for UConn with 355 digs while averaging 2.98 per set…Had 21 matches with at least 10 digs, including 10 straight matches from Oct. 2-Nov. 1…Recorded 12 double-doubles on the season…Scooped a career-high 27 digs against Memphis on Oct. 4…Tallied 35 total blocks…Laid down a career-best 24 kills in UConn’s 3-2 win over ECU on Oct. 16…Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Second Team.
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.