5 - Arielle Goodson
Arielle Goodson
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Central
Position: Middle Hitter

Career: Ranks 23rd among FSU's all-time block leaders in solos (37) while being listed in 30th in both assists (145) and total blocks (182) . . . Career Statistics.

2008 Season (Sophomore): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . All-GLIAC Second Team . . . Posted a team-best 92 blocks with squad highs in block solos (16) and block assists (76) . . . Placed second on team in both kills (262) and attack percentage (.201) in 29 matches . . . Led or shared team honors in kills eight times . . . Recorded double-digit kills in 10 matches, including career-best 17 vs. Lake Superior State (10/31) . . . Turned in 16 kills and six digs at Tiffin (10/11) . . . Hammered 16 kills with a .406 attack pct. vs. Drury (10/17) at Asics GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tourney . . . Hit .538 vs. Urbana (8/30) in Ferris State Invite match with nine kills . . . Racked up 10 block assists vs. Northern Michigan (9/19) . . . Averaged 2.29 kills a set and amassed 55 total blocks (47 block assists) in 16 league contests.

2007 Season (Freshman): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . Started in all 30 matches . . . Tops on the team with 90 blocks . . . Netted a squad-leading 21 block solos . . . Recorded a block in 25-of-30 matches on the season . . . Led the Bulldogs in blocks during GLIAC matches with a 0.87 average . . . Finished fifth among the team's leaders in kills (146) while her .217 attack percentage represented the fourth-best season output . . . Totaled a season-leading 10 kills on two occasions - vs. Adams State, Colo. (8/31) at the Days Inn-Denver West Oredigger Classic and against Gannon (10/5) . . . Produced nine kills at Michigan Tech (10/19)?and against Northwood (11/3) . . . Registered a .692 hitting percentage against Adams State (8/31) with 10 kills in 13 attack attempts . . . Generated a .643 hitting percentage on 10 kills in 14 tries with only one error vs. Gannon (10/5) . . . Garnered a season single-match eight total blocks (seven block assists) against Lake Superior State (9/14) while making seven total blocks apiece in a non-league match vs. Mesa State, Colo. (9/1 at the Days Inn-Denver West Oredigger Classic and against Northern Michigan (9/16) . . . Averaged 1.61 kills per game with a .242 hitting percentage in 18 conference matches.

High School: A 2007 graduate of Central High . . . Paced 2006-07 team in all statistical categories as a senior en route to be tabbed as squad's MVP for the second consecutive season . . . Prepped by Elyssa Trevino . . . A three-time (2004-05, 2005-06, and 2006-07) first-team All-City League honoree . . . Earned all-area accolades in both junior and senior seasons . . . Served as the Rams' team captain in her final two prep seasons . . . Didn't start playing the sport until her freshman season . . . Also competed four years in basketball . . . Selected as school's Homecoming Queen in 2006 and also won the school's mock rock competition . . . Voted as school's top athlete in her senior year . . . Member of Principal's Student Advisory Board in 2006-07 and also volunteered for the United Way.

Personal: Daughter of Derek and Gwendolyn Goodson . . . Born 5/22/89 in Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . Has both an older and younger sister . . . Likes skating, dancing, basketball, movies, and hanging out with friends . . . Majoring in social work.

 Career Highs

 Kills - 17 vs. Lake Superior State, 10/31/08
 Attempts - 39, twice, last vs. Lake Superior State, 10/31/08
 Assists - 3 vs. Missouri-St. Louis, 10/17/08#
 Service Aces - 1 vs. Mercyhurst, 10/6/07
 Block Solos - 3 vs. West Virginia State, 8/24/07
 Block Assists - 10 vs. Northern Michigan, 9/19/08
 Digs - 6 at Tiffin, 10/11/08
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