UALR Volleyball BIO
3 Paige Gantar


2011:  Played in 110 sets while recording 308 kills, averaging 2.80 per set, 76 digs, 80 block assists, 103 total blocks, and leading the team in block solos with 23…Earned All-Tournament team honors twice at the Ole Miss Magnolia Invitational and the Oklahoma Invitational…Recorded career-highs of three service aces vs Texas Southern and three block solos at Louisiana-Lafayette, vs North Texas, and vs Arkansas State…Recorded season-highs of 19 kills twice with the last vs UCA, seven digs at Florida Atlantic, and eight total blocks at Louisiana-Lafayette…Recorded 13 double-digit kill matches…Ranked in two UALR career categories:  ninth in block solos (58) and seventh in block assists (234).

2010: Played in 94 sets while recording 315 kills, averaging 3.35 per set, 51 digs, 20 block solos, and leading the team in block assists with 63 and total blocks with 83, averaging 0.88 per set ... Recorded career highs of 22 kills at Arkansas State and three block solos against both Winthrop and Arkansas State ... Recorded season highs of six digs at ULM, five block assists against both Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Arkansas State and eight total blocks against Arkansas State ... Recorded 17 double-digit kill matches ... Set individual match highs for the Trojans in 2010 in several categories, including attack percentage (.553 at Arkansas State), kills (22 at Arkansas State), and points (25.0 against Winthrop) ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll for recording a GPA of 3.00-3.49.

2009:  Played in 117 sets while recording 162 kills, averaging 1.38 per set, 62 digs, 15 block solos, and leading the team in block assists with 91 and total blocks with 106, averaging 0.91 per set...Earned Tiger Invitational All-Tournament team honors after recording 25 kills and 12 block assists...Recorded career-highs of 11 kills at South Alabama, eight digs at Arkansas State, two block solos at Louisiana-Lafayette, and ten block assists and 11 total blocks at Denver...Recorded four double-digit kills matches and one double-digit block match...Ranked tied for sixth in UALR individual match records in block assists with ten at Denver on November 1, 2009.

Mount Carmel Academy:  A second-team all-district honoree, helped the Cubs to back-to-back district champions...Also helped lead team to state champions her sophomore season, state runner-up her junior season, and state finalist her senior season.

Personal:  Born on May 22, 1991 in New Orleans, La....Parents are A.J. Gantar and Nora Smith...Has one brother, Brandon...Majoring in nursing.

Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Metairie, La.
High School: Mount Carmel Academy
Experience: 2 Letters
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