20 Grace Perilli
20 Grace Perilli
Height: 5'4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nashville, TN
High School: Independence HS
Position: L/OH
Major: Economics

Season: 3rd

2011: Saw limited playing time due to injury, but appeared in 27 matches and started in nine...led team with 339 digs and ranked 4th in the East Coast Conference in digs/set (3.99)...pitched in with 64 kills, 27 assists and 20 service aces...had 19 double-figure dig matches, including five matches with 20 or more...had a career-high 27 digs at Queens (10/21)...had career-high seven service aces vs. Lincoln (10/1) and season-high 13 kills at Goldey-Beacom (10/4).

2010: Appeared in 24 matches and started 17...3rd on team with 169 kills and 39 service aces...second on team with 155 digs...also contributed 21 assists and three blocks...had two double-double performances: 17 kills, 16 digs at Marywood (10/23); 11 kills, 18 digs vs. Bridgewater (Va.) (10/29)...had six double-figure kill matches including a season-high 17 (10/23)...had four double-figure dig matches including season-high 18 (10/29).

High School: Played four seasons of volleyball at powerhouse Independence High School under Stephanie Bauer...she led her team to a 48-6 record, State and National Championship her senior season...the team also won the national championship her sophomore year...she was named to the All-District, All-Region and All-State team throughout her career while also earning Honor Roll and Principal's List all four years.

Previous College: Played one season at Division I Virginia Commonwealth.

Personal: Daughter of George and Tammy Perilli...Has three sisters, Sarah, Emily and her twin, Tess...Economics major...Career goal is to work in the business side of the NBA or NFL...Hobbies include singing, cooking, and dancing...enjoys watching basketball...her favorite athlete is Derrick Rose...favorite food is Manicotti...favorite movie is Braveheart...favorite shows to watch on tv inclue anything on Investigation Discovery Channel...favorite music artists are Three 6 Mafia and Lady Gaga...reason she chose UDC was she felt it was a great school and the coaches were "amazing"...her favorite aspects of student life are the school's fun location, small class sizes and cool student-athletes...her greatest athletic experience (to date) was winning the first of two National Championships in Atlanta...her dream as a college athlete is to win the conference tournament and go to the NCAA Tournament...her greatest athletic influence and most impressive person she's ever met is her older sister, Emily...her strangest gameday habit is to wipe her shoes.

Career Stats
  Hitting Percentage Kills Assists Service Aces Digs Blocks
Name Class Year M G K E TA Pct K PG Assists PG Aces PG Digs PG Solos Assists Total PG
Perilli, Grace So. 2010-11 23 72 163 67 365 0.263 163 2.26 19 0.26 38 0.53 140 1.94 1 2 3 0.04
Perilli, Grace Jr. 2011-12 27 85 64 44 223 0.090 64 0.75 27 0.32 20 0.24 339 3.99 0 1 1 0.01
Career Totals - - 50 157 227 111 588 0.197 227 1.45 46 0.29 58 0.37 479 3.05 1 3 4 0.03


Yearly National Rankings
Year Category Rank Actual National Leader Actual
2010-11 Aces Per Set 29 0.53 Patrycja Klekotka , Dowling 0.96