East Texas Baptist University - Volleyball

 

COACHES

Darby Graff
Head Coach

Darby Graff enters her second season as an ETBU assistant coach. Graff played collegiately at Texas A&M and Arkansas State University. She graduated from Texas A&M in 2015 and is from Hallsville, Texas.  

About Coach Graff

  • She played three seasons at Texas A&M where she was a member of the All-SEC Honor Roll in 2013 and 2014 and graduated early with a degree in University Studies - Sports Leadership Concentration.
  • She hit .339 in 2014 and helped the Aggies to two NCAA Tournament appearances
  • Graff transferred to Arkansas State University where she played in 2015
  • She led the Wolves to a 28-2 record going 16-0 in the Sun Belt Conference to win the conference championship and a spot in the NCAA Tournament
  • She averaged 3.03 kills per set and had 309 kills hitting .355 overall
  • Collected 71 blocks in the 2015 season and had a career-high 19 kills vs. Florida Gulf Coast and 10 blocks vs. Appalachian State
  • She also led them to a 24-match winning streak and a national ranking
  • At Hallsville High School, she was a two-time Texas Sports Writers Association All-State leading them to a 93-24 record in three years and earning the District 14-4A MVP was unanimously given the award

NCAA Division I Playing Awards

  • All-Sun Belt Conference 2nd team (2015)
  • AVCA Southwest Region honorable mention (2015)
  • Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week (2015)
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014)

NCAA Tournaments

  • Arkansas State (2015)
  • Texas A&M (2012, 2013, 2014)

High School Awards

  • Texas State Sports Writers Association All-State first-team (2011)
  • Texas State Sports Writers Association All-Stat third-team (2010)
  • District 14-4A MVP (2011, 2010) – unanimous in 2011
  • District 14-4A Newcomer of the Year (2009)
  • All-East Texas Team (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • All-East Texas Top Hitter (2010, 2011)
  • All-East Texas Newcomer of the Year (2009)
  • AVCA Under Armour All-America Watch List (2011)
  • Two-time State Champion – high jump