Team Even: Rice vs Texas Tech

posted Sep 11, 2016, 7:01 PM by Bellaire Volleyball   [ updated Jun 22, 2017, 10:54 AM ]
Wednesday, two former Bellaire Volleyball alumni from the class of 2013, Miranda Rogers (MB) and  Marguerite Grubb (S) will face-off across the net when the Rice Owls host the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Tutor Fieldhouse (6100 Main street, Houston, TX 77251).  And Bellaire Volleyball will be there; cheering them on!  

All Bellaire Volleyball players are encouraged to attend this team event.  Permissions slips have been sent home with a special admission price of $5 per person has been arranged.  Bellaire Volleyball has arranged a bus transportation for the event.  Players will leave from Bellaire after practice and be returned to Bellaire High after the match.  Parents are encouraged to attend and eligible to purchase tickets in advance at the special $5 per ticket rate.  Only advanced purchase tickets can be sold at $5.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE $5 RATE, YOU MUST SEND $5 WITH YOUR PLAYER’S PERMISSION SLIP. There is no limit on the amount of tickets you can purchase for your family. 

Next Wednesday, parents please join our Lady Cardinal players for a great night of NCAA Division 1 volleyball!  

Both Miranda and Marguerite were players were outstanding Lady Cardinals and role models on the court and off the court.  This is a great opportunity for the Bellaire Volleyball program to support our alumni!

Marguerite has been the starting setter for Texas Tech since her sophomore season; breaking into TX Tech’s top 10 all-time career assist leader earlier this season.  She appeared in 30 matches last year, starting 28, where she tallied 1,007 assists.  In 19 matches she had 30+ assists; 3 of which she had 52 assists.  She was also second on the team in service aces with 17 last season.  Last season, Grubb earned Academic All Big-12 with a 4.0 GPA.  At Bellaire, Marguerite was a four-year letter winner and starter for the Cardinals, she helped lead Bellaire to the district title all four seasons, a 4 time first team All-District honoree and recognized by the Greater Houston Volleyball Coaches Association as one of the top 40 players in the Houston area. Her senior season, Grubbs totaled 564 assists, 170 kills and 100 digs.

Miranda has been an outstanding Middle Blocker for the Rice Owls. The  6’ 1” middle is a three year letter winner at Rice and a force in the middle of the net.  Last year she totaled a season-high 11 points and nine kills in the Owls win over Sam Houston State and had seven kills and a season-high five blocks against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.  Maranda has earned C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll twice and received the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal.  While at Bellaire, Miranda was named First Team All-District three times while she helped Bellaire to four straight district titles. As a senior, she was recognized by Prep-volleyball as a Senior Ace and a All-Texas Team Honorable Mention.  Miranda graduated from Bellaire an AP Scholar with distinction.

It will be a great night of volleyball.  Please make sure your player returns her permission slip with $5 for each person attending from your family.

Go Cards!