Maria Julia Goes
Falemaka, Glenn notch double-doubles in 3-1 win over Virginia on Saturday.
UNLV: Julia returns to UNLV for her third season. "We really expect her to step up her game and be a leader," said Coach Collins. "We expect her to be the mature person in the setting position and run our offense." She is one of four starters returning from the 2000 squad. 2000: Appeared in 25 matches and 84 games ... led the team in assists with 937 (11.15 apg) ... also second on the team in service aces per game at 0.27 sapg ... finished the season with 162 digs and no reception errors ... set a season-high 65 assists against Nevada, Reno on Nov. 8. 1999: appeared in 21 matches and 53 games ... led the team with 586 assists for a 11.06 average (ranked fifth in the Mountain West Conference) ... compiled a season-high 78 assists against Nevada, Reno on Sept. 28 ... recorded 62 assists against Air Force on Nov. 19 and 59 against New Mexico on Nov. 20 ... hit the century mark with 100 digs for a 1.89 average ... named to the Mountain West Conference All-Academic Team.
NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY: 1998: Team finished 29-12 ... placed second at the Midwest Region Independent Conference Tournament and ranked eighth in the NAIA Midwest Region final polls ... she was named all-conference and honorable mention all-region ... was named MVP setter for NAIA ... twice named NAIA Setter of the Week ... athlete of the week honoree ... appeared in 31 matches and 141 games ... averaged 10.07 assists per game, recording 1,420 for the season ... turned in 2.13 digs per game ... the Mavericks were coached by Amy Erlandson.
HIGH SCHOOL: Julia is a 1997 graduate of Instituto de Ensino Tabajara ... Played for the Brazilian Junior National Team ... the team placed first in 1996 and second in 1997 in the Fanta Championship ... played for the following club teams: Esporte Clube Guara (1992-93), Construshopping/ACM (1994), Sportville/Barueri (1995), Esporte Clube Pinheiros (1996) and Sport Club Paulistano (1997).
PERSONAL: Maria Julia Goes was born on Aug. 22, 1980 in Pederneiras, Sao Paulo, Brazil ... the daughter of Luiz and Vera Goes ... has a brother, Rafael (23) and one sister Bianca (19) ... majoring in marketing ... enjoys reading and dancing ... chose UNLV for the quality of the team and education.