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   #3 - Candice Marut
FSU Volleyball
Ferris State
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pinconning, Mich.

Position:
Setter-Outside Hitter

High School:
Pinconning

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

Coach Brandel-Wilhelm on Marut: “Candice has immensely improved in all aspects of her game. She’s a confident, competitive and consistent setter who also is a strong attacker. She’s a well-rounded player who leads with high energy and infectious style.”

2007 Season (Junior): Team captain.

2006 Season (Sophomore): Match-By-Match Statistics Co-recipient of FSU Coaches Award . . . Team leader in assists (720) and finished runner-up for best attack percentage (.229) . . . Played in 101 games . . . Dished out a career-best 64 assists at Northwood (10/14) which also ranked tied for eighth-highest single match output in school history . . . Surpassed the 30 assists mark in eight matches . . . Posted 62 assists against Northern Michigan (10/22) and netted 47 vs. Lake Superior State (10/20) . . . Had season-high seven kills at Saginaw Valley State (10/13) . . . Garnered 10 or more digs in a match five times, including a season-high 12 digs vs. Gannon (9/30) and Wayne State (10/7) . . . Tallied 11 digs and eight block assists at Northwood (10/14).

2005 (Sophomore): Appeared in 73 games . . . Ranked second among squad’s leaders in total assists (362) . . . Totaled 10 assists or more in 15 outings . . . Twice had 32 assists in a match . . . Netted 32 assists and 12 digs against Lock Haven (Pa.) in the FSU Holiday Inn Invite (8/26) . . . Also had 32 assists and 14 digs versus Arkansas Tech at the Amerihost-Grand Valley State Fall Classic (9/3) . . . Had season-high nine kills in win over Edinboro (Pa.) at the Findlay Classic (9/10) . . . Posted two assists in NCAA Tourney match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (11/17) . . . Had over 20 assists nine times . . . Registered 31 assists at Mercyhurst (10/7) . . . Tied for seventh place among squad’s service ace leaders with 15 . . . Recorded 19 assists and five digs in her collegiate debut vs. West Virginia State (8/25) . . . Compiled 10 or more digs in five matches, including 14 versus both Arkansas Tech and Edinboro.

2004 (Freshman):: Redshirted . . . Co-winner of team’s Bulldog Award.

High School: A 2004 graduate of Pinconning High . . . First-team all-region and All-Northeastern Michigan Conference honoree . . . Played in MIVCA All-Star match . . . Led PHS to three consecutive conference titles . . . A Class B All-Stater . . . Helped Spartans claim three district and two regional crowns . . . Honorable mention all-stater as a junior . . . Prepped by Marion LaFave . . . Competed in softball and basketball . . . Served as a class officer and a National Honor Society member. . . Voted homecoming queen.

Club Team: Played USA Volleyball (USAV) for the Valley Volleyball Club.

Personal: Daughter of Andrew and Carla Marut . . . Born 7/30/86 in Midland, Mich. . . Hobbies include beach volleyball . . . Her first cousin’s husband is actress Jennifer Lopez’s first cousin . . . Has a younger brother . . . Public Relations major.

What I Like About Ferris State Is: Being a Bulldog!
My Favorite Thing About FSU Volleyball Is: Road trips and my teammates
My Best Non-Athletic Talent Is: Reading minds

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