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

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics . . . Ranks sixth among FSU's all-time block leaders in solos (81), 18th in total blocks (302), 21st in both kills (784) and block assists (221), and 29th in hitting percentage (.224).

2010 Season (Senior): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . A team captain.

2009 Season (Junior): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . An American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Midwest Region Team selection . . . Received first-team All-GLIAC accolades . . . Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team . . . A starter in 29 of 30 matches played in . . . Led team in kills (376), total blocks (120), block solos (44), and block assists (76) . . . Placed 39th among the national statistical leaders in blocks per set (1.04) . . . Chosen to the NCAA-II Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team following a match-high 14 kills and a squad-best .448 attack percentage in quarterfinal-round loss to nationally-ranked Lewis (11/19) . . . Tabbed as the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week (10/12) as a result of a combined 36 kills (4.00 kills per set) and 11 blocks (1.22 blocks per set) while hitting for a .403 percentage in a pair of league decisions . . . Totaled 25 double-figure kills match performances . . . Accumulated career match-high 24 kills against Ashland (10/10) . . . Hammered 20 kills in a contest twice - at Findlay (10/2) and vs. Michigan Tech (11/6) . . . Registered a .478 attack percentage (12-23) vs. Tiffin (10/9) . . . Netted nine blocks, including seven block assists, in five sets vs. Ashland (10/10) . . . Amassed six block solos to go with two block assists at Michigan Tech (9/18) . . . Chalked up five block solos in match on two occasions - at Hillsdale (10/3) and vs. Missouri-St. Louis (10/16) at the Asics GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Tournament . . . Finished second on GLIAC leaders list for league matches only in blocks (1.16 avg.), fourth in kills (3.43 avg.), and eighth in hitting percentage (.278) . . . Averaged 3.08 kills per set (160 total) and 0.90 blocks per set (47 total) in 15 non-conference outings.  

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 Match Highs

 Kills - 24 vs. Ashland, 10/10/09
 Attempts - 49, vs. Ashland, 10/10/09
 Assists - 3 vs. Missouri-St. Louis, 10/17/08#
 Service Aces - 1, twice, last vs. Tiffin, 10/9/09
 Block Solos - 6 at Michigan Tech, 9/18/09
 Block Assists - 10 vs. Northern Michigan, 9/19/08
 Digs - 6 at Tiffin, 10/11/08
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