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NC A&T Volleyball BIO
5 Liz Martino

Breakdown: Had an outstanding freshman campaign in 2013…Platooned with senior setter Chelsea Fox throughout the season…Helped the Aggies reach the 2013 MEAC tournament for the first time since 2007…Clifton says she can play any set and has a high volleyball IQ…She has quick feet and great range and is a strong defender.

2013 Season: Played in all 32 matches with 25 starts and 106 sets played…Averaged 5.68 assists per set and totaled 602 assists on the season to lead the team … Averaged 1.55 digs per set, eight service aces and eight kills…Ranked fourth on the team in digs…Recorded two double-doubles and tallied 12 matches with 20 or more assists … Posted a career-high 44 assists and 10 digs against S.C. State on Oct. 11 … Her performance helped her win MEAC Rookie of the Week on Oct. 14…Registered a career-high 13 digs and 42 assists on Nov. 3 against Bethune-Cookman … Recorded 30 assists against Winthrop on Sept. 3 … Had 13 straight matches where she registered 13 or more assists from Sept. 27-Nov. 5 … Helped A&T to its most wins in a season since the 2008.

 High School: Martino competed at the varsity level for four years at Immaculate Conception…Finished fifth in the school’s all-time career assists list, and is seventh on the all-time service percentage…Was also an all-conference selection as a junior…Made High Honor Roll all four years and was a member of the National Honor Society…Named academic all-conference twice…Joined a highly successful club team, the Sports Performance Volleyball team…In 2011, the team earned first place at the SPVB President’s Day Challenge and first at the Alliance Spring Extravaganza...They placed third at the National Junior Classic and AAU National Championships…Martino helped Sports Performance win consecutive ninth place finishes at the AAU National Championships in 2009 and 2010.

 Personal: Full name is Elizabeth Martino… She is the daughter of John and Jill Martino…Was born on September 29, 1994…Majors in food science… Her other interests include watching movies, reading and going on vacation…Volunteered at Feed My Starving Children.  

Position: Setter
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Elmhurst, Ill.
High School: Immaculate Conception
Club: Mizuno Sports Performance
Major: Food Science
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