Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success
Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year
Rachel Aumann's career was celebrated after the senior landed match-point on her final collegiate swing.
Zapryanova's 19 kills lead DePaul to fourth conference win, help spoil St. John's Senior Day
Blue Demons will finish up fall schedule with 3-of-4 away from Chicago
2013 (Senior): Appeared in all 30 matches as DePaul's libero... recorded 1,000th career dig on Oct. 27 versus Villanova, becoming the 13th player in program history to reach the milestone and the first since 2009... finished career with 1,127 digs, which stands 12th on the program's all-time digs list... season dig total (438) was the most by any Blue Demon since 2004... led the team in digs in 19 different matches... set a career-high with 32 digs vs. Seton Hall, which were the most digs by a Blue Demon since 2010 and tied for the most by any player in the BIG EAST during the 2013 season... recorded first career double-double at The Citadel on Sept. 14 with a career-high 11 assists and 14 digs... ranked seventh in the BIG EAST with 4.03 digs per set...
2012 (Junior): Appeared in 28 matches as a libero/defensive specialist... led team with 366 digs and 3.55 per set... paced the team in digs in 16 matches... fired 29 ace serves to rank second on the team... set a career-best with 26 digs on Oct. 26, 2012 versus Villanova... named to All-Tournament Team at First State Skyhawk Invitational...
2011 (Sophomore):Finished third on the team in digs with 161...averaged 2.06 digs per set...tallied double-digit digs on five occasions...notched a career-high 16 digs on Sep 10 against IPFW at the Cleveland State Tournament...added nine assists on the year...played in 25 matches for the Blue Demons...posted 11 service aces in 78 sets.
2010 (Freshman): Ranked third on the team with 178 digs...totaled 10 kills and 14 assists on the season...picked up 10 digs against Western Michigan and at Cincinnati before collecting a season-high 11 digs at Villanova...played in all 30 matches and in 111 sets.
High School: Earned All-Region, All-Conference and Class B third-team All-State honors as a senior ... assisted team in winning the Class B 2008 State Championship... led team to Class B State quarterfinals in 2009.
Personal: Daughter of Dan and Debbie Rooks... sister of Rachel and Josh... enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Rooks by the Numbers:
Kills: 3, at Miami, Sept. 17, 2010