Joanne Marras Tate
Marras Tate Has 16 Kills In Loss
Duo Will Enter Elimination Phase of Tournament Seeded 11th
Photos, Match Updates to be Available via Team's Facebook Page
Owls Lose to FSU and UAB
Senior:('10): One of only two players to start all 32 matches on the season...named MVP of FGCU Invitational after averaging more than 38 assists per match including season highs in both assists (45) and digs (17)...had 12 double-doubles on the year...led the team in assists for second straight year with 984... ended career with 1,598 assists, at that time sixth all-time in school history.
Junior:('09): Started 20 matches after missing the first six of the year...had double-double (36 assists, 13 digs) is match at South Alabama...had season-high 57 assists in next match at Troy...posted 47 assists in four set win vs. FGCU..narrowly missed second double-double of the season with 55 assists and nine digs at Louisiana-Lafayette....named to Adidas Warhawk Bayou Showdown all-tournament team....led team with 614 assists.
Junior College: Played for Kristen Vincent at Redlands Community College...earned all-region honors both years...named 2nd team all-american as a sophomore...made AVCA 2nd team as a sophomore.
High School: Attended Colegio Osvaldo Cruz in Sao Paulo Brazil
Personal: Born on December 2, 1987 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...daughter of Eneida and Benedito Tate...majoring in marine biology...also has a brother, Arthur.