On Grove Versatile athlete who has played all three attacking positions leading up to her senior year ... Has anchored our serve receive for the last two years. Solid offensive and defensive contributor and team captain as a junior ... Finished third in digs, while also providing a strong blocking presence ... solid service game, tying for the team lead in 2008, including 11 in the last five matches of the season ... will be counted on to fill many roles and take a leadership role in 2010 ... excellent student.
As a Senior (2010) Finished second on team with111 total blocks...Set career-high mark with 16 kills in Maryland's upset win over Duke on Senior Day (11/14)...Knocked in 10 kills on 21 total attacks against Virginia (11/5)...Recorded 14 kills on game-high .429 attack percentage against No. 22 Florida State (10/17)...Tied her season-high mark in digs with 13 against Duke (10/1)...Led team in attacks vs. Georgetown (9/4)with 20 and added three assists and five digs...Grabbed season-high 13 digs against Villanova (9/17)...Earned season-high .474 attack percentage vs. Utah Valley (8/28).
As a Junior (2009) Recorded three late service aces in season opener against Stony Brook and also posted 13 digs (8/28) ... tied career high with .500 hitting percentage in win against Morgan State (9/5) ... hit .364 with two service aces in win against Hampton (9/11) ... nine kills and 13 digs in win at Boston College (9/22) ... eight kills and 13 digs against Duke (9/25) ... season-high 18 digs at North Carolina (10/1) ... nine kills and three service aces in win at NC State (10/2) 12 kills and 14 digs at Clemson (10/10) ... seven kills, 14 digs and eight blocks in win against Virginia Tech (10/25) ... posted season-high 13 kills with 10 dugs at Wake Forest (10/30) ... season-high four service aces, seven kills and 14 digs in win against North Carolina (11/13).
As a Sophomore (2008) Played in 30 matches and 99 sets, averaging 1.43 kills per set ... finished tied for the team lead with 21 service aces and finished third with 242 digs ... named to ACC all-academic team ... had seven kills, five digs and three blocks on .300 hitting against St. John's (9/6) ... career-high 23 digs against North Dakota State (9/12) ... 17 digs, five kills and three blocks against Virginia (10/5) ... set season highs in blocks (four) and hit.308 at Miami, also recording 18 digs (10/12) ... recorded seven kills in matches at Duke and Wake Forest (10/24-10/25) ... season-high 10 kills on .333 hitting with two solo blocks against NC State (10/31) ... eight kills and 11 digs against North Carolina (11/2) seven kills and two blocks against Miami (11/7) ... season-high 13 kills at Virginia and also posted six service aces, a career high and most by a Terp on the season (11/14) ... led team with 12 kills and 20 digs at Clemson (11/21).
As a Freshman (2007) Played in 24 matches and 63 games as a freshman ... averaged nearly one kill and one block per game ... had breakout performance in final match of the season, recording a season-high 14 kills, including the match-clincher, with six blocks to upset Georgia Tech (11/23) ... had seven blocks in victory against NC State (9/29) ... eight kills and six blocks at Virginia Tech (10/5) ... season-high eight blocks at Virginia (10/6).
Before Maryland Played at Richmond Volleyball Club ... Graduated from Deep Run High School in 2007 with a 4.68 GPA ... lettered four years for Deep Run in volleyball, basketball and soccer, earning numerous accolades ... named the Richmond Times Dispatch Athlete of the year for 2006-07, and Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year ... Virginia High School League State Player of the Year in 2006 ... earned All-American honors from American Volleyball Coaches Association and Prep Volleyball ... 2006 team won the VHSL AAA State Championship and 2005 squad was a finalist for the state championship ... team was Colonial District co-champions in 2004 ... owns high school records for most kills and blocks in a match, season, and career, as well as most career digs ... named first team all-VHSL AAA State, first team all-Colonial District and first team All-Regional AAA in 2005 ... also named to the Richmond Times Dispatch All-Metro Team that year ... named 2003 Deep Run HS rookie of the year ... second team all-Colonial District honors in 2003 and 2004 ... two-time Colonial District basketball player of the year ... all-time leading scorer and shot blocker for Deep Run basketball ... first team all-Colonial District in soccer in 2005 and 2007 ... graduated top 10 in her class ... was a member of the National, Math and Spanish Honor Societies.
Personal Brittney Marie Grove ... daughter of Bill and Barbara Grove ... has a brother, Brad, who plays baseball at the University of Virginia ... chose Maryland for the athletic reputation, academics and location ... also recruited by Alabama, Pittsburgh, James Madison, West Virginia and Cornell ... communication major.