Women's Volleyball



    5 Whitney Granado  
    Whitney Granado

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Riverside, Calif.

    High School:
    Woodcrest Christian

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Setter

    Birthdate:
    06/11/1991


    SENIOR YEAR (2012)
    Missed the non-conference season due to illness ... recorded 673 assists, 125 digs, 17 kills, 17 aces and 19 blocks, all in Big Ten play ... had five double-doubles on the season ... made her season debut at Michigan, dishing out 37 assists, digging seven and scoring a kill and an ace in four sets ... got her first start of the season at Michigan State and played two sets, registering a double-double with 19 assists and 11 digs .... dished out a career-high 62 assists against Nebraska and added 13 digs for her second double-double of the season.

    JUNIOR YEAR (2011)
    Played in 29 matches with 18 starts ... averaged 8.02 assists per set and led the Hoosiers with 698 assists ... added 34 kills and 15 service aces on the year ... finished fifth on the team with 178 digs and added 30 blocks ... had career high season totals in nearly every major statistical category ... recorded seven double-doubles on the season ... tallied 59 assists at Iowa ... dished out 40+ assists four times on the season ... had double-digit digs seven times, all in Big Ten play ... had four blocks at Michigan State, including three solos.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010)
    Played in 25 matches with 16 starts, helping IU to the first Sweet Sixteen appearance in school history ... second on the team in assists dishing out 422 for an average of 5.15 assists per set ... fourth on the team with 167 digs ... managed five double-doubles on the year ... added 25 kills, 15 service aces and seven blocks ... had 36 assists against Michigan State ... tallied 21 assists, 10 digs and added a career-high five kills at Ohio State ... scored four service aces in Indiana's four-set win over NCAA Champion Penn State ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2009)
    Played in 29 matches with 13 starts ... recorded 586 assists and a 5.38 assists per set average ... fifth on the team with 164 digs and 18 service aces (compared to just 14 service errors) ... also contributed 10 kills and three blocks ... owner of four double-doubles ... dished out 31 assists at a 10.33 assist/set clip in an IU sweep over North Carolina A&T ... also converted for kills on both attack attempts against the Aggies.

    PREP
    Named to the All-California Interscholastic Federation Second Team twice ... earned team MVP honors three times to go along with three first team all-conference recognitions ... played outside hitter in addition to her setting duties ... led her club team, 951 Elite, to a fourth-place finish at nationals as a junior ... was a standout on the softball diamond and basketball court as well and has won several beach volleyball doubles tournaments.

    PERSONAL
    The daughter of Jim and Ellen Granado ... born on June 11, 1991... her brother, Gerrit, is a sophomore at UC-San Diego ... is a Sport Marketing & Management major.

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