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Connie Paul
Connie Paul

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baroda, Mich.

High School:
Lakeshore

Height:
5-10

Position:
Middle Blocker



1999 (Senior) - Started in all 29 matches, playing in 111 of 112 games?ranked second on team in block assists (102) and total blocks (107)?averaged 2.32 kills, 0.96 blocks and 1.45 digs per game?posted Purdue's only triple-double for the season with 14 kills, 15 digs and 11 blocks at Michigan State on Nov. 6?GTE All-District V Volleyball Team.

1998 (Junior) - Started 21 of 29 matches, playing in 96 of 106 games ... averaged 2.18 kills, 1.33 digs and 0.82 blocks per game ... hit at a career-high clip of .727 (9-1-11) in a win against Kentucky in the Mortar Board Purdue Premier ... served up career-high three aces at Indiana ... tallied career-high seven block assists in season opener against Central Florida ... recorded career-high 15 digs in Monon Spike win over Indiana ... registered season-high 18 kills in season-ending win at Minnesota ... led the squad in blocks on 11 occasions ... totaled eight double-figure kill matches and produced two double-doubles ... ranked second on the team in blocks (79) and hitting percentage (.273) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

1997 (Sophomore) - Had season cut short due to a knee injury ... appeared in 24 matches (81 games) with 13 starts ... averaged 2.37 kills, 1.01 digs and 0.40 blocks per game ... posted a career-best 19 kills to go along with seven digs and five blocks vs. Indiana at home ... recorded a season-high .615 hitting percentage (9-1-13) and had season-high six blocks vs. Northwestern at home ... had two block solos against Duke to tie a career high ... contributed a season-best 14 digs at Iowa ... recorded eight double-figure kill matches and two double-figure dig matches, totaling two double-doubles ... hit at a .258 clip for second-best percentage on team ... ranked second on team with eight block solos and third with 54 total blocks ... Academic All-Big Ten.

1996 (Freshman) - Appeared in 29 matches (101 games), including 13 starts ... averaged 1.91 kills, 0.97 digs and 0.90 blocks per game ... received team's Most Improved Player Award ... second on team with 91 total blocks ... averaged team-leading 1.03 blocks to go with 2.09 kills and 1.26 digs during Big Ten season ... recorded seven double-figure kill matches ... had two block solos vs. Ball State in Oregon State Sizzler Showcase ... recorded career-high eight blocks to go with season-high .440 hitting percentage (15-4-25) vs. Illinois at home ... finished with 14 kills at Minnesota ... pounded season-high 17 kills at Indiana ... equalled career high of eight blocks and had seven digs at Michigan ... came up with season high of nine digs and added 14 kills and seven blocks vs. Minnesota at home ... Academic All-Big Ten.

1995 (Redshirt) - The fourth walkon in the history of the Purdue volleyball program, along with Sue Mitchell (1977-78), Kelly Niedbalski (1987-90) and Sarina Harris (1994- present) ... now on scholarship.

High School - Third team all-state as a senior at Lakeshore High School while helping team win state championship ... received team's Most Improved Player Award her junior and senior seasons ... also played basketball and soccer ... high school coach was Diana Davis ... class salutatorian.

Personal - Given name Connie Susan Paul ... born Nov. 5, 1976 ... received her B.S. in environmental health ... enrolled in the graduate pharmacy program ... parents' names are Edeltraut and Felix ... has a brother, Werner ... enjoys reading, playing the piano and dancing.

Paul's Purdue Statistics

Season MP-MS-GP K-KPG E TA PCT AST SA SE RE DG-DPG BS-BA-TB BPG BHE
1996 29-13-101 193-1.91 96 457 .212 9 7 21 10 98-0.97 8-83-91 0.90 5
1997 24-13-81 192-2.37 83 422 .258 13 3 18 15 82-1.01 8-46-54 0.67 2
1998 29-21-96 209-2.18 84 458 .273 26 15 34 18 128-1.33 5-74-79 0.82 3
1999 29-29-111 257-2.32 98 565 .281 24 22 26 21 161-1.45 5-102-107 0.82 3
Career 111-76-389 851-2.19 361 1902 .258 72 47 99 64 469-1.21 26-305-331 0.81 13