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    9  Gina Caneva
    Gina Caneva


    Lockport, Ill.

    High School:


    Middle Hitter

    1999: Named to the MCC All-Newcomer team following her freshman campaign?led all UIC freshman in kills with 63 and blocks with 24?saw action in 19 matches?while filling in for the injured Jill Greer, she tabbed a double-double versus DePaul on Oct. 13, setting career highs with 12 kills and 10 digs?also served up a career-high two service aces in the match?registered six kills, a career-best two assists and two blocks against Tennessee State on Sept. 18?on three occasions recorded a career-high three blocks - versus Chicago State, Valparaiso and Bradley.

    Prep/Personal: Captained both the Lcokport High School volleyball and basketball teams her senior season...led the Porters volleyball team(25-12) to a regional title in 1998, with a team-best 86 blocks and 42 service aces, as well as 203 kills and 114 digs...had similar success as a junior heping Lockport to a 32-6 record and a sectional championship...named All-SICA West in both volleyball and basketball as a senior...averaged 6.3 points and 5.4 rebounds on the hardwood last year aiding in the Porters' run to a regional Illinois State Scholar recipient, she also earned the SICA West Scholar Athlete Award, President's Education Award, as well as Herald News All- Academic-Athletic Team and WGN Academic Athlete of the Week honors...daughter of Ron and Lynda Caneva...born on July 24, 1981...majoring in Liberal Arts.




    • Kills - 12 vs. DePaul (10/13/99)
    • Attempts - 35 vs. DePaul (10/13/99)
    • Hitting Pct. (min. 5 att.) - .625 (5-0-8) vs. Army (10/10/99)
    • Assists - 2 vs. Tennessee State (9/18/99)
    • Digs - 10 vs. DePaul (10/13/99)
    • Aces - 2 vs. DePaul (10/13/99)
    • Block Assists - 3 vs. Valparaiso (9/14/99)
    • Block Solo - 2 vs. Chicago State (9/8/99)
    • Total Blocks - 3 on three occasions