Duke Volleyball BIO
7 Juliana Traut
2008: Played in six sets and four matches as a junior...Had two kills on six attacks...Picked up six digs...Contributed one ace and one block...Went 1-for-2 attacking against South Carolina State (9/13) and Gardner-Webb (9/20)...Had a solo block against South Carolina State (9/13)...Contributed four digs in two sets against Boston College (10/25)...Had one ace against Gardner-Webb (9/20).
2007: Saw action in 30 sets and 13 total matches in her first full season of competition...Finished with 52 kills on 180 attacks along with 35 digs and eight blocks...Averaged 1.73 kills per game and 1.17 digs per game...Also had a pair of service aces and one solo block...Hit .308 in three matches at the Duke Invitational, putting together 29 kills, 14 digs, three blocks and an ace in eight sets at the home tournament...reached double figures with 12 kills and a .393 clip against Winthrop (8/25) and a career-high 14 kills against No. 13 Purdue (8/25) at the Duke Invitational...Went 3-for-6 attacking with no errors against Mercer at the USC Classic (8/31)...Followed with six more kills and a career-high eight digs against No. 4 USC (8/31)...Matched her career high with eight digs and set a new personal best with three blocks against Louisville at the Nebraska Challenge (9/8).
2006: Missed almost the entire season due to a foot injury and received a medical redshirt...Played in two matches as a freshman...Had three kills and two digs against Butler on Sept. 15.
High School: First team all-state selection as a junior and senior after earning honorable mention honors during her sophomore campaign...Three-time all-conference selection...Named Girls Volleyball Player of the Year by The Almanac following junior and senior seasons...PrepVolleyball.com named her as a top-100 Senior Ace selection...Played for the Renaissance Volleyball Club during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Inducted into the Mt. Lebanon Chapter of the Cum Laude Society as a senior...National Honor Society member.
Personal: Juliana Elizabeth Traut was born on October 14, 1987, in Pittsburgh, Pa....She is the daughter of Jim and Cathy Traut...She has one sister, Kathryn...Majoring in Economics.