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Gina Madonia
2  Gina Madonia
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Ellyn, Ill.

High School:
St. Francis

Height:
5-7

Position:
DS/Libero

Experience:
3L

11/18/2014

Six Named to Academic All-Big 12 Team

Five earned First Team honors; Kober one of 3 Big 12 student-athletes with 4.0 GPA

01/22/2014

12 Volleyball Student-Athletes Make Honor Roll

Four achieve 4.0 GPAs during Fall 2013 semester

11/19/2013

Wildcats Lead Big 12 with 9 Academic Team Honorees

K-State matches program record; seven chosen to First Team

11/13/2012

Eight Wildcats Earn Academic All-Big 12

Seven make first team

09/15/2012

Postgame Notes

K-State vs. Dayton

07/11/2013

World University Games July 11

The K-State Volleyball team went to cheer on their fellow Americans at the World University Games on Thursday.

07/06/2013

World University Games July 4-5

K-State Volleyball stops in Moscow while traveling to Kazan, Russia to play for Team USA at the World University Games.

Honors
Three-time Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2012-14)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2014)

Senior (2014)

  • Career-highs in both digs (205) and aces (15)
  • 6 matches with 10+ digs, including in the regular season finale on Nov. 29 vs. West Virginia (10)
  • Had a season-high 13 digs and a career-high 4 aces on Sept. 20 vs. Youngstown St.
  • 7 of her 15 aces in the regular season came in Big 12 play
  • Named Academic All-Big 12 First Team for the third time in her career


Junior (2013)

  • 175 digs (1.73 per set) and 16 aces in 101 sets (29 matches)
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall semester)
  • 121 digs (2.2 per set) and 6 aces in 55 sets in conference-only matches
  • Career-high 21 digs at Oklahoma on Oct. 12
  • Career-high 3 aces vs. KU on Oct. 2 ... Also had 5 digs ... Match capped a stretch of three straight matches with at least one ace
  • 6 matches with 10+ digs ... 3 straight matches with 10+ digs from Oct. 12-23
  • 17 matches with 5+ digs
  • Had 16 digs and an ace in sweep of Siena at K-State Invitational on Sept. 7 ... Served as K-State's libero for the match
  • Recorded 15 digs in five-set win over TCU in Manhattan on Oct. 5

Sophomore (2012)

  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Career-high 15 digs in win over Oakland during Varney's Invitational
  • Played in 63 sets and 25 matches
  • Averaged 1.38 digs per set
  • Had 9 digs in loss to Oklahoma
  • Had 5 digs in sweep over No. 20 Dayton at Golden Hurricane Invitational

Freshman (2011)

  • 5 matches with 5+ digs off the bench
  • Season-high 13 digs in win over No. 25 Oklahoma
  • 12 digs in win over Texas A&M
  • Played in 77 sets as defensive substitute

High School
Lettered four years for St. Francis ... Helped lead Spartans to league and regional championships junior and senior years ... Academic All-America ... Played for the prestigious AAU team Sports Performance and was named AAU All-American in 2009 and helped lead team to 2010 AAU national title and runner-up finish in 2009 ... Participated in Volley for the Cure, Toys for Tots and Go Green Live Green.

Personal:
Born January 28, 1993 ... Daughter of Martin and Susan Madonia ... Has one sister Molly ... Major is Early Childhood Education/Family Studies & Human Services.