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Darby Graff
Player Profile:
Darby Graff 2215440
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Hallsville, Texas
High School: Hallsville High School
Other College: Texas A&M
Experience: Transfer

2015: Played in 29 matches with 16 starts ... led the team and Sun Belt Conference with a .355 hitting percentage, which also ranked 66th in the country ... third on the team with 309 kills (3.03 per set average) ... second on the team with 71 blocks and also had 46 digs ... named Second-Team All-SBC and Honorable Mention All-Southwest Region by the AVCA ... won the SBC Offensive Student-Athlete of the Week award during week 11 ... made all-tournament squads at Redhawks Invitational and USF Classic ... had career-high 19 kills against Florida Gulf Coast Sept. 5 ... had career-best .688 hitting percentage versus ULM Oct. 23 in the Convocation Center ... tallied career-high 10 blocks against Appalachian State Nov. 22 in the SBC Tournament Championship and also had 11 kills in the match for only career double-double.

TEXAS A&M (2014): Played in 10 matches and 17 sets overall while providing backup at the middle blocker and opposite hitter positions … hit .339 and averaged 1.47 kills and 1.82 points per set for the full season … drew the first start of her career at Tennessee on Oct. 3 and set a career high with three blocks assists in two sets … provided a spark off the bench in A&M’s pre-conference 3-1 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, posting a career-high six kills without an error … also came off the bench against VCU and had several crucial plays in the Aggies’ comeback 3-2 win over the Rams.

TEXAS A&M (2013): Made her career debut against Lamar on Sept. 5 after sitting out preseason drills while recovering from ankle surgery ... appeared in four matches and five sets overall ... had a career-high five kills in only two sets in a 3-0 victory against Tennessee on Nov. 15.

TEXAS A&M (2012): Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at Hallsville High School ... helped lead the Bobcats to a 93-24 record in her career ... earned All-State first-team honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior after garnering third-team honors as a junior ... was a three-time member of the All-East Texas Team, receiving top hitter honors in each of her final two seasons and newcomer of the year laurels as a sophomore ... was a unanimous District 14-4A MVP selection as a senior after posting 627 kills and 159 blocks ... also was district MVP in 2010 and district newcomer of the year in 2009 ... named to the 2011 AVCA Under Armour All-America Watch List ... state champion in the high jump and four-year letterwinner in track and field ... also a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... honor graduate.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Chad and Kelly Graff ... birthday is Aug. 24, 1994 ... has a younger brother named Garrett ... began playing volleyball at age 12 ... hobbies include hunting, fishing, playing other sports, cooking, and baking.

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