10 Carol Garbato
10 Carol Garbato
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Position: L
Previous School: E.E. Padre Antao

Senior (2008)
Earned Summit League all-academic honors... Named the most valuable libero at the Sun Bowl Invitational hosted by UTEP... Recorded 21 digs in the first match of the season, a 3-0 win versus NJIT on Aug. 29... Set a season-high with 23 digs in the 3-1 victory at South Dakota State on Sept. 19... Chipped in 18 digs in 3-0 sweep at Western Illinois on Oct. 4... Posted 21 digs in 2-3 loss versus North Dakota State on Nov. 15... Tallied 17 double-digit dig matches on the year... Ranked first on the team with 3.40 digs per set, which was ninth in the league... Finished her career at ORU ranking third all-time in digs (1,259), sixth in digs per set (2.82) and tied for sixth with Debora dos Santos (1995-98) in sets played (446).  

Junior (2007)
Was named academic all-Summit League...  Earned all-tournament honors at the Mizuno Invitational I (8/24-8/25) for her 68 total digs over the weekend...  Set a new career-high in digs with 28 against Lamar in the season-opener, then tied it two matches later in the 3-2 win against Rice on Aug. 25...  Finished the season ranked seventh in The Summit League in digs per game with 4.20...  Tallied 17 digs in the 3-1 win at Eastern Washington on Sept. 1...  Dished out 15 digs in the 3-0 sweep of Oakland on Sept. 15 in the conference opener at home...  Had 19 digs in the 3-2 win over North Dakota State on Oct. 13...  Recorded 23 digs in the 3-2 loss against Western Illinois on Oct. 27...  Named Summit League Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 4 for her four-straight 20-plus dig performances...   Tallied double-digit digs in 27 out of 30 matches played including a season-long streak of 15 of the last 16 matches from Sept. 25 to Nov. 9.

Sophomore (2006)
Competed in all 35 matches for the Golden Eagles...  Finished the season with 272 digs and 13 service aces...  Best defensive start  of the year came against cross-town rival Tulsa with 16 digs ...  Recorded 13 digs against then No. 17 California as well as two service-aces to lead the game...  At Mid-Con tourney, set a career-best 18 digs against IUPUI in the semi-finals to help move the Golden Eagles on to the championship match.

Freshman (2005)
Served as a defensive specialist for the Golden Eagles, sharing libero duties with Cris Alves...  Saw action in 101 games, spanning 31 of ORU’s 33 matches...  Totaled 153 digs and 11 service aces...   Finished the season with three strong showings, recording 29 digs in the team’s final three matches...  Had 17 digs in two matches at the Mid-Con tournament...  Recorded season high 12 digs  during ORU’s regular season finale at Valparaiso (11/13)...   Tallied eight picks and a pair of assists in a  3-1 win at Western Illinois (10/30)...  Registered a season high three aces to go along with six digs and two assists against Centenary (9/23)...  Played well at the Hilton Albuquerque Classic, recording eight digs against both Syracuse (9/16) and New Mexico (9/16).

High School
Attended E.E. Padre Antao in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Personal
Born Carolina Garbato on April 12, 1986...  Daughter of Jairo and Rosemari Terezinha F. Garbato...  Planning to graduate with a degree in physical education.