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#11 Beth Gillming
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: St. Ursula Academy
Experience: 3 Letters

ON GILLMING

All-around player ... co-captain ... possesses keen court sense, skills and toughness ... one of the team's leaders ... strong passing skills ... versatile player with significant experience at a high level ... Preseason All-ACC selection.

AS A JUNIOR (2006)

Currently ranks fifth on Maryland's all-time list in digs with 1,137 ... one of only three Terrapins to play in all 121 games during the 2006 season ... second on the team with 246 kills, averaging 2.03 kills per game ... team-high 26 service aces ... reached double digits in kills eight times ... selected to the All-ACC Academic Team for the second consecutive season ... equaled her season high with 15 kills in the season-finale against North Carolina (11/25) and added 11 digs to help the Terps to a 3-2 victory ... became only the sixth Terrapin in school history to reach the 1,000 career dig mark during a three game sweep of Miami (10/27) ... recorded a season-high 15 kills against Georgia Tech (10/6).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005)

Started all 33 matches and 122 games in her sophomore campaign ... named to the inaugural 2005 All-ACC Academic Volleyball Team ... had 280 kills on the season for an average of 2.3 k/g ... reached double figures in kills 14 times over the season ... recorded second highest number of double-doubles for the squad in 2005 with seven ... posted ten or more digs 19 times, 15 or more seven times ... finished the year with 67 assists and 348 digs ... had 58 blocks on the year, four solo ... combined for 10 kills and 30 digs in NCAA Tournament matches against Louisville (12/3) and Kentucky (12/2) ... tied record of four service aces at Virginia (10/1) ... posted highest kill percentage of .429 with 11 kills against St. Peter's (9/17) ... notched 21 digs against Boston College (9/20) and Miami of Ohio (9/10) in which she churned out the most dominating performance of the season setting a career-high of 17 kills, 21 digs, 43 attempts and seven blocks (9/10).

AS A FRESHMAN (2004)

Only freshman to play in all 33 matches (125 games) and only Terp to reach the 30-dig plateau in 2004 ... finished with 434 digs, the tenth-best single season total in school history ... had at least 20 digs six times and reached double digits in the category 21 times ... played in first-career NCAA tournament matches against Towson (12/3) and Penn State (12/4), posting 18 digs against the Tigers and 17 against the Nittany Lions ... played a fantastic ACC Tournament, setting a new tournament record for digs with 87 over four matches ... highlight of the tourney was her quarterfinal performance vs. Duke (11/20), in which she notched 31 digs and had three aces ... had a career-high four aces and 18 digs at Florida State (11/7) ... set a career-high with 32 digs against Duke (10/23) ... had three kills against Florida A&M (9/11) ... saw first collegiate action against Kansas State (9/3) at the Houston Invitational and notched a kill and two digs.

BEFORE MARYLAND

Graduated with honors from St. Ursula Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio, after lettering four seasons ... led team to a 29-0 record as a senior ... two-time first team all-city, all-district and all-state selection ... Bulldogs were 2003 state and national champions ... team captain her senior year ... a member of the Cincinnati Enquirer's All-Star Team and the Mizuno Cup all-tournament team ... club team, Team Z, was national champion at both the 16 and 17 Open ... received the Ohio High School Athletic Association ethics, integrity and sportsmanship state award ... a National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL

Daughter of Joann and Mark Gillming ... has a sister, Katie ... also recruited by Duke, Indiana, Cincinnati and South Florida ... chose Maryland for the outstanding academics and coaches, players and campus ... was a high school teammate of sophomore Maggie Schmelzle and will play against St. Ursula teammate Beth Shelton (Virginia) ... an education major.


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