12 - Gabrielle Dewberry
Gabrielle Dewberry
Birth Date: Nov. 22, 1990
Height: 5-8
Year: SR
Hometown: Centennial, Colo.
High School: Cherry Creek HS
Position: S-DS
Experience: 3V
Club: Front Range

TITANS `11:  Played in all 111 sets, making nine starts • Set a career high in kills with eight on Sept. 10 against South Dakota at the Montana Tournament • Became a dominant defensive specialist midway through the season and finished fourth in the Big West Conference in total digs (455) and fifth in digs per set (4.10) • Her 455 digs was the ninth-best single-season dig performance in school history • Had 10-or-more digs 21 times, 15-or-more 13 times, reached the 20-dig plateau six times, surpassed 25 digs four times and had more than 30 on two occasions • Set a career high with 33 digs on Oct. 21 at UC Santa Barbara and tied Vanessa Vella (who scooped 33 attempts twice in her career from 2004-06) for the eight-most digs in a single match by a Titan • Had 15 service aces, good for third on the team • Had two aces in a match on two occasions (Sept. 24 vs. UC Santa Barbara and Nov. 11 at UC Davis) • Was named an All-Big West honorable mention at season's end • Was among 207 volleyball player to participate in open tryouts for the U.S. Women's National Team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., in February.

TITANS `10: Played in 79 sets over 25 matches making five starts • Set season highs in kills (3) three times including the Titans' final match of the season at the NCAA first round game on Dec. 3 against Colorado State • Landed three service aces on two occasions, Nov. 9 vs. San Diego State and Nov. 13 vs. UC Riverside • Set a season high in digs on Sept. 10 against Pepperdine, scooping 21 attack attempts • Tied her career high of two block assists on Oct. 1 at Cal Poly • Had three kills, two aces and 12 digs in the TItans' first postseason appearance on Dec. 3 against Colorado State 

TITANS `09: Played in just 25 of the Titans' 106 matches in 2009 • The setter had 10 assists in her first collegiate match on Aug. 29 (vs. Appalachian State) and set her season high on Nov. 28 - the last match of the season - with a 25-assist night against UNLV • Posted a season best three kills in back-to-back matches on Oct. 3 vs. UC Santa Barbara and Oct. 9 at Pacific • Served up one ace on the year, on Oct. 3 vs. UC Santa Barbara • Had one double-double on the year, a 25-assist, 10-dig night on Nov. 28 vs. UNLV • Had two of her total five block assists on Sept. 7 at Oregon State. 

CHERRY CREEK HS: Named an Under Armor High School All-American second teamer by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) after propelling Cherry Creek High School (Greenwood Village, Colorado) to a perfect 31-0 season • Was a 4-year letterwinnner for the Bruins under Head Coach Sally Moos • Was a three-time All-Centennial League honoree including First Team recognition in her final two seasons • Named to the Colorado State Championship all-tournament team following the Bruins three-set sweep of Grandview High School at the Denver Coliseum and was also selected to Colorado's All-State Team in 2008-09. 

PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 22, 1990, in Ponca, Oklahoma • Full name is Gabrielle Marie Dewberry • Nickname is Gabi • Father is Glenn Dewberry and her mother is Annette Popplewell • Is the youngest of four children - has two brothers, Daniel (36) and Uriah (34), and one sister, Alisha (26) • Majoring in nursing with aspirations of becoming a neonatal nurse • Favorites include: Ludacris and Lil' Wayne (musical artists), "Man on Fire" and "The Notebook" (movies), "Friends" and "Sex and the City" (TV shows), Terrell Davis (athlete), Denver Broncos (team) and spaghetti carbonara (food).

 

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