Goss Paces Attack With 11 Kills; Ole Miss Defeats UMBC in Opener
Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
The Top Student-Athletes, Teams and Moments for 2012-13 Recognized at Annual Awards Show
A look at GW Athletics moments from the fall semester that are creating buzz for the second annual Georgey Awards.
Senior Duo Make All-Academic Team, Whyte Named Second Team All-Conference
GW Volleyball: Post-Match Interviews vs. Saint Louis - 11/4/11
2011 as a junior: Has developed into one of the premier Liberos in the Atlantic 10 ... Totaled 529 digs in 108 sets played for average of 4.90 per set ... now holds top three positions in record book for single-season digs ... Finished with 14 digs on October 7 vs. Dayton to move past Suzana Manole ('00) and Ruth Lazzari ('03) to become GW's all-time leader in school history with 1,440 career digs ... now has totaled 1,687 in her career ... named Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 12 ... named Most Valuable Player of the GW Invitational (9/3) and the DC Challenge ... Selected to All-Tournament Team at Third Degree Sportswear Invitational (9/10) ... named Most Valuable Player at Senior Honors Luncheon ... recorded double-digit digs in 25 matches, including seven matches in a row and 13 of her last 14 matches ... added 21 service aces ... contributed a career-high eight assists at Duquesne (9/23).
2010 as a sophomore: Recorded a team-high 550 digs (4.51 digs per set) as a while appearing in all 122 sets ... also served 31 aces ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Rockvale Outlets Classic hosted by No. 2 Penn State
2009 as a freshman: Appeared in all 119 sets in debut season at GW ... scored 28 points ... set a GW single-season record with 608 digs (5.11 digs per set) and added 37 assists and 25 aces ... named to the A-10 All-Rookie Team ... also named to the All-Tournament Teams at Minnesota and Villanova.
Named Team MVP as the senior captain at Harker High School in San Jose, CA, under coach Theresa Smith ... a four-year starter at Outside Hitter, was twice named All-County by the San Jose Mercury News as a junior and senior... also was a four-time All-West Bay Athletic League selection including first team as a junior and senior ... was a Prepvolleyball.com Senior Ace at Libero (Top 250 recruit) ... led the Eagles to the 2007 NORCAL Division IV Championship her junior season ... recorded 404 kills, 61 aces and a league-leading 500 digs her senior season ... as a result of her efforts, she received the Harker Athlete of the Year Award ... recipient of the Presidential Award and Scholar History Award her junior year ... also competed for the City Beach and Vision Volleyball Club teams.
Born January 10, 1991 in Fremont, California ... full name is Candace Renee Silva-Martin ... nickname is "Candi" ... daughter of Renee Martin ... enjoys movies, dancing and running ... major is international affairs with a concentration in conflict and security.
|Kills||1 (8 times)||last vs. Georgetown (9/13/11)|
|Attempts||4||vs. Georgetown (9/13/11)|
|Hitting Pct.||1.000 (two times) (1-0-1)||last vs. George Mason (8/27/11)|
|Assists||8 (two times)||Last vs. Temple (10/14/12)|
|Service Aces||4 (two times)||last at American (8/26/11)|
|Block Assists||1||vs. Duquesne (11/5/11)|
|Digs||36||vs. Rhode Island (11/4/12)|
|Points||4.0 (two times)||last at American (8/26/11)|