false
318
Saturday 06/14
NCAA Championships
T&F - Women
Saturday 06/14
NCAA Championships
T&F - Men
Friday 06/13
NCAA Championships
T&F - Women
Friday 06/13
NCAA Championships
T&F - Men
Thursday 06/12
NCAA Championships
T&F - Women
Thursday 06/12
NCAA Championships
T&F - Men
Wednesday 06/11
NCAA Championships
T&F - Women
Wednesday 06/11
NCAA Championships
T&F - Men
Sunday 06/01
Virginia
9
Baseball
2
Sunday 06/01
Bucknell
0
Baseball
10
Saturday 05/31
Virginia
3
Baseball
0
Saturday 05/31
NCAA West Preliminary
T&F - Men
Saturday 05/31
NCAA West Preliminary
T&F - Women
Friday 05/30
Liberty
2
Baseball
3
Friday 05/30
NCAA West Preliminary
T&F - Men
Friday 05/30
NCAA West Preliminary
T&F - Women
Thursday 05/29
NCAA West Preliminary
T&F - Women
Thursday 05/29
NCAA West Preliminary
T&F - Men
Monday 05/26
NCAA Championships - Final RD
Golf - Men
279
Saturday 05/24
LSU
11
Baseball
1
Saturday 05/24
NCAA Championships - RD 1
Golf - Men
292
Saturday 05/24
NCAA Championships - RD 2
Golf - Men
286
Friday 05/23
Ole Miss
7
Baseball
8
Thursday 05/22
LSU
7
Baseball
2
Wednesday 05/21
Ole Miss
1
Baseball
2
Tuesday 05/20
Texas A&M
0
Baseball
4
Sunday 05/18
SEC Championships
T&F - Men
Sunday 05/18
SEC Championships
T&F - Women
Saturday 05/17
Missouri
5
Baseball
7
Saturday 05/17
NCAA Missouri Regional - Final RD
Golf - Men
277
Saturday 05/17
SEC Championships
T&F - Men
Saturday 05/17
SEC Championships
T&F - Women
Friday 05/16
Missouri
0
Baseball
4
Friday 05/16
NCAA Missouri Regional - RD 2
Golf - Men
270
Friday 05/16
SEC Championships
T&F - Women
Friday 05/16
SEC Championships
T&F - Men
Thursday 05/15
Missouri
4
Baseball
9
Thursday 05/15
NCAA Missouri Regional - RD 1
Golf - Men
289
Thursday 05/15
SEC Championships
T&F - Women
Thursday 05/15
SEC Championships
T&F - Men
Sunday 05/11
Texas A&M
6
Baseball
5
Saturday 05/10
Texas A&M
3
Baseball
7
Saturday 05/10
Third Round
Golf - Women
905
Friday 05/09
Texas A&M
2
Baseball
3
Friday 05/09
Second Round
Golf - Women
604
Thursday 05/08
First Round
Golf - Women
309
Sunday 05/04
Ole Miss
1
Baseball
11
Sunday 05/04
Florida
5
Softball
1
Sunday 05/04
Payton Jordan Invitational
T&F - Women
Sunday 05/04
Payton Jordan Invitational
T&F - Men
Saturday 05/03
Florida
11
Softball
0
Saturday 05/03
Ole Miss
7
Baseball
4
Friday 05/02
Ole Miss
3
Baseball
2
Friday 05/02
Florida
8
Softball
3
Friday 05/02
Arkansas Twilight
T&F - Women
Friday 05/02
Arkansas Twilight
T&F - Men
Wednesday 04/30
Oklahoma
10
Softball
2
Tuesday 04/29
Missouri State
1
Baseball
4
Sunday 04/27
Mississippi State
8
Softball
0
Sunday 04/27
SEC Championship - Final RD
Golf - Men
275
Sunday 04/27
Drake Relays
T&F - Men
Sunday 04/27
Drake Relays
T&F - Women
Saturday 04/26
Auburn (DH Game 2)
7
Baseball
2
Saturday 04/26
Auburn (DH Game 1)
3
Baseball
4
Saturday 04/26
Red-White Game
Football
Saturday 04/26
Mississippi State
18
Softball
7
Saturday 04/26
SEC Championship - RD 2
Golf - Men
287
Saturday 04/26
Drake Relays
T&F - Men
Saturday 04/26
Drake Relays
T&F - Women
Friday 04/25
Auburn
2
Baseball
1
Friday 04/25
Mississippi State
4
Softball
6
Friday 04/25
SEC Championship - RD 1
Golf - Men
280
Friday 04/25
Drake Relays
T&F - Men
Thursday 04/24
Penn Relays
T&F - Women
Wednesday 04/23
Northwestern State
3
Baseball
15
Tuesday 04/22
Northwestern State
1
Baseball
8
Sunday 04/20
Kentucky
0
Softball
8
Sunday 04/20
Vanderbilt
1
Baseball
3
Sunday 04/20
Third Round
Golf - Women
892
Saturday 04/19
Vanderbilt
2
Baseball
1
Saturday 04/19
Kentucky
7
Softball
5
Saturday 04/19
Second Round
Golf - Women
591
Saturday 04/19
War Eagle Invitational
T&F - Women
Saturday 04/19
Mt. Sac Relays
T&F - Men
Friday 04/18
Vanderbilt
2
Baseball
6
Friday 04/18
Kentucky
4
Softball
3
Friday 04/18
First Round
Golf - Women
6
Friday 04/18
Mt. Sac Relays
T&F - Women
Friday 04/18
NCAA Championship
Gymnastics
Wednesday 04/16
Missouri (SEC Tournament - Day 1)
4
Tennis - Women
0
Wednesday 04/16
LSU
4
Tennis - Men
1
Tuesday 04/15
Stephen F. Austin
2
Baseball
7
Sunday 04/13
LSU
4
Baseball
10
Sunday 04/13
South Carolina
6
Softball
4
Saturday 04/12
South Carolina
7
Softball
5
Saturday 04/12
LSU
1
Tennis - Men
4
Saturday 04/12
LSU
5
Baseball
4
Saturday 04/12
LSU
4
Tennis - Women
1
Saturday 04/12
John McDonnell Invitational
T&F - Women
Saturday 04/12
John McDonnell Invitational
T&F - Men
Friday 04/11
LSU
5
Baseball
3
Friday 04/11
South Carolina
10
Softball
11
Wednesday 04/09
UNLV
2
Baseball
9
Wednesday 04/09
Tulsa
4
Softball
1
Tuesday 04/08
UNLV
10
Baseball
7
Sunday 04/06
Tennessee
4
Tennis - Women
0
Sunday 04/06
University of Tennessee
4
Tennis - Men
0
Sunday 04/06
Aggie Invitational - Final RD
Golf - Men
301
Sunday 04/06
Final Round
Golf - Women
Saturday 04/05
South Carolina
0
Baseball
7
Saturday 04/05
Alabama (DH - Game 2)
4
Softball
3
Saturday 04/05
NCAA Regional Championship
Gymnastics
Saturday 04/05
Alabama (DH - Game 1)
12
Softball
1
Saturday 04/05
Aggie Invitational - 36 Holes
Golf - Men
606
Saturday 04/05
Second/Third Round Matches
0
Golf - Women
2
Saturday 04/05
Arkansas Spring Invitational
T&F - Women
Saturday 04/05
Arkansas Spring Invitational
T&F - Men
Friday 04/04
Alabama
8
Softball
0
Friday 04/04
South Carolina (DH Game 2)
1
Baseball
4
Friday 04/04
University of Georgia
4
Tennis - Men
0
Friday 04/04
South Carolina (DH Game 1)
2
Baseball
1
Friday 04/04
Georgia
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 04/04
Louisiana Tech
0
Tennis - Women
4
Friday 04/04
First Round
Golf - Women
291
Wednesday 04/02
Nebraska
6
Baseball
4
Tuesday 04/01
Nebraska
3
Baseball
4
Tuesday 04/01
Missouri State
0
Softball
9
Sunday 03/30
Mississippi State
5
Baseball
1
Sunday 03/30
Texas A&M
11
Softball
7
Sunday 03/30
University of South Carolina
4
Tennis - Men
0
Sunday 03/30
South Carolina
4
Tennis - Women
0
Saturday 03/29
Mississippi State (DH Game 2)
5
Baseball
1
Saturday 03/29
Texas A&M (DH - Game 2)
9
Softball
8
Saturday 03/29
Mississippi State (DH Game 1)
0
Baseball
4
Saturday 03/29
Texas A&M (DH - Game 1)
8
Softball
7
Saturday 03/29
Texas Relays
T&F - Women
Saturday 03/29
Texas Relays
T&F - Men
Friday 03/28
Florida
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 03/28
University of Florida
3
Tennis - Men
4
Wednesday 03/26
Mississippi Valley State
0
Baseball
3
Tuesday 03/25
Mississippi Valley State (DH Game 2)
1
Baseball
12
Tuesday 03/25
Jackson State
3
Softball
1
Tuesday 03/25
Jackson State
4
Softball
7
Tuesday 03/25
Mississippi Valley State (DH Game 1)
0
Baseball
6
Tuesday 03/25
Bethune-Cookman
1
Tennis - Women
6
Tuesday 03/25
North Florida
2
Tennis - Women
5
Tuesday 03/25
Valspar Invitational At Floridian - Final RD
Golf - Men
279
Monday 03/24
California
75
Basketball - Men
64
Monday 03/24
Valspar Invitational At Floridian - 36 Holes
Golf - Men
569
Sunday 03/23
Oral Roberts
0
Tennis - Women
6
Sunday 03/23
Ole Miss
7
Softball
15
Sunday 03/23
Alabama
0
Baseball
1
Sunday 03/23
Mississippi State
4
Tennis - Men
2
Sunday 03/23
Mississippi State
1
Tennis - Women
4
Saturday 03/22
Alabama
1
Baseball
2
Saturday 03/22
SEC Championship
Gymnastics
Saturday 03/22
Ole Miss
13
Softball
6
Saturday 03/22
Second/Third Rounds
Golf - Women
882
Friday 03/21
Alabama
17
Baseball
9
Friday 03/21
Ole Miss
11
Softball
4
Friday 03/21
Ole Miss
4
Tennis - Men
2
Friday 03/21
Ole Miss
4
Tennis - Women
3
Friday 03/21
First Round
Golf - Women
302
Wednesday 03/19
Memphis
0
Softball
4
Wednesday 03/19
Grambling State
0
Baseball
8
Tuesday 03/18
Indiana State
71
Basketball - Men
91
Tuesday 03/18
Grambling State
3
Baseball
4
Sunday 03/16
Florida
3
Baseball
9
Sunday 03/16
Missouri
3
Tennis - Women
4
Saturday 03/15
Florida
1
Baseball
0
Saturday 03/15
Tennessee (DH - G2)
8
Softball
0
Saturday 03/15
Tennessee (DH - G1)
4
Softball
5
Saturday 03/15
NCAA Championships
T&F - Men
Saturday 03/15
NCAA Championships
T&F - Women
Friday 03/14
Oklahoma
Gymnastics
Friday 03/14
University of Nebraska-Omaha
0
Tennis - Men
5
Friday 03/14
University of Nebraska-Omaha
0
Tennis - Men
5
Friday 03/14
Florida
2
Baseball
1
Friday 03/14
Tennessee
9
Softball
2
Friday 03/14
Texas A&M
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 03/14
Texas A&M University
4
Tennis - Men
0
Friday 03/14
Prairie View A&M
0
Tennis - Women
5
Friday 03/14
Prairie View A&M
1
Tennis - Women
4
Friday 03/14
NCAA Championships
T&F - Men
Friday 03/14
NCAA Championships
T&F - Women
Thursday 03/13
South Carolina - 2nd Round
71
Basketball - Men
69
Wednesday 03/12
Tulsa
6
Softball
1
Sunday 03/09
California (DH Game 2)
2
Baseball
1
Sunday 03/09
California (DH Game 1)
4
Baseball
3
Sunday 03/09
Mississippi Valley State
5
Softball
13
Sunday 03/09
University of Alabama
3
Tennis - Men
4
Sunday 03/09
Bradley
1
Softball
9
Sunday 03/09
Alabama
4
Tennis - Women
0
Sunday 03/09
Bradley vs. Mississippi Valley State
Softball
Sunday 03/09
Third Round
Golf - Women
892
Saturday 03/08
Nebraska
Gymnastics
Saturday 03/08
Bradley
2
Softball
4
Saturday 03/08
Tulane
0
Baseball
4
Saturday 03/08
Alabama
83
Basketball - Men
58
Saturday 03/08
Mississippi Valley State
4
Softball
20
Saturday 03/08
Mississippi Valley State vs. Bradley
Softball
Saturday 03/08
Second Round
Golf - Women
597
Friday 03/07
San Francisco
2
Baseball
1
Friday 03/07
Auburn University
4
Tennis - Men
3
Friday 03/07
Auburn
4
Tennis - Women
3
Friday 03/07
First Round
Golf - Women
297
Wednesday 03/05
Ole Miss
63
Basketball - W
62
Wednesday 03/05
Ole Miss
80
Basketball - Men
110
Tuesday 03/04
Querencia Cabo Collegiate Invitational - Final RD
Golf - Men
287
Monday 03/03
Querencia Cabo Collegiate Invitational - RD 2
Golf - Men
296
Monday 03/03
IPFW (Cancelled)
Baseball
Sunday 03/02
MISSOURI
70
Basketball - W
72
Sunday 03/02
University of Kentucky
6
Tennis - Men
1
Sunday 03/02
Kentucky
4
Tennis - Women
0
Sunday 03/02
Querencia Cabo Collegiate Invitational - RD 1
Golf - Men
Saturday 03/01
Drake
7
Softball
4
Saturday 03/01
South Alabama (DH Game 2)
5
Baseball
3
Saturday 03/01
Georgia
Gymnastics
Saturday 03/01
Georgia
75
Basketball - Men
87
Saturday 03/01
Louisiana Tech vs. Stephen F. Austin
Softball
Saturday 03/01
South Alabama (DH Game 1)
2
Baseball
1
Saturday 03/01
Louisiana Tech
1
Softball
9
Saturday 03/01
Drake vs. Stephen F. Austin
Softball
Saturday 03/01
SEC Championships
T&F - Men
Saturday 03/01
SEC Championships
T&F - Women
Friday 02/28
Drake
6
Softball
10
Friday 02/28
Vanderbilt
6
Tennis - Women
1
Friday 02/28
South Alabama
1
Baseball
12
Friday 02/28
Stephen F. Austin
7
Softball
6
Friday 02/28
Vanderbilt University
7
Tennis - Men
0
Friday 02/28
Louisiana Tech vs. Drake
Softball
Friday 02/28
Louisiana Tech vs. Stephen F. Austin
Softball
Friday 02/28
SEC Championships
T&F - Women
Friday 02/28
SEC Championships
T&F - Men
Thursday 02/27
TEXAS A&M
77
Basketball - W
54
Thursday 02/27
No. 17/15 Kentucky
67
Basketball - Men
71
Sunday 02/23
SIU-Edwardsville
0
Tennis - Men
4
Sunday 02/23
Eastern Illinois
3
Baseball
8
Sunday 02/23
LSU
53
Basketball - W
57
Sunday 02/23
SIU-Edwardsville
1
Tennis - Men
6
Sunday 02/23
Harvard
4
Softball
9
Sunday 02/23
Bayou City Collegiate Championships - Final RD
Golf - Men
282
Saturday 02/22
Mississippi State
69
Basketball - Men
73
Saturday 02/22
Florida Gulf Coast
7
Softball
14
Saturday 02/22
Eastern Illinois
3
Baseball
8
Saturday 02/22
Oklahoma State University
5
Tennis - Men
2
Saturday 02/22
Bayou City Collegiate Championships - RD 2
Golf - Men
286
Saturday 02/22
Villanova
0
Softball
12
Saturday 02/22
SEC Championships - Day Five
Swim & Dive
Saturday 02/22
Alex Wilson Invitational
T&F - Men
Friday 02/21
Kentucky
Gymnastics
Friday 02/21
Eastern Illinois
2
Baseball
6
Friday 02/21
North Dakota
1
Softball
20
Friday 02/21
Eastern Michigan
0
Softball
13
Friday 02/21
Bayou City Collegiate Championships - RD 1
Golf - Men
287
Friday 02/21
SEC Championships - Day Four
Swim & Dive
Thursday 02/20
VANDERBILT
56
Basketball - W
50
Thursday 02/20
SEC Championships - Day Three
Swim & Dive
Wednesday 02/19
South Carolina
64
Basketball - Men
71
Wednesday 02/19
Northwestern State
1
Softball
9
Wednesday 02/19
SEC Championships - Day Two
Swim & Dive
Tuesday 02/18
Third Round
Golf - Women
867
Tuesday 02/18
SEC Championships - Day One
Swim & Dive
Monday 02/17
Second Round
Golf - Women
571
Sunday 02/16
Appalachian State
3
Baseball
8
Sunday 02/16
UMKC
0
Softball
10
Sunday 02/16
Purdue
5
Tennis - Women
2
Sunday 02/16
UMKC vs. Butler
Softball
Sunday 02/16
Gator Invitational - Final RD
Golf - Men
279
Sunday 02/16
First Round
Golf - Women
288
Saturday 02/15
St. John's
0
Softball
10
Saturday 02/15
LSU
70
Basketball - Men
81
Saturday 02/15
Butler vs. UMKC
Softball
Saturday 02/15
Appalachian State
6
Baseball
7
Saturday 02/15
Tyson Invitational
T&F - Men
Saturday 02/15
Tyson Invitational
T&F - Women
Saturday 02/15
Jackson State vs. St. John's
Softball
Saturday 02/15
Gator Invitational - 36 Holes
Golf - Men
570
Saturday 02/15
Husky Invitational
T&F - Women
Friday 02/14
UMKC vs. Jackson State
Softball
Friday 02/14
University of Tulsa
4
Tennis - Men
3
Friday 02/14
Florida
Gymnastics
Friday 02/14
Appalachian State
2
Baseball
12
Friday 02/14
St. John's
1
Softball
8
Friday 02/14
St. John's vs. UMKC
Softball
Friday 02/14
Oklahoma
5
Tennis - Women
2
Friday 02/14
Tyson Invitational
T&F - Men
Friday 02/14
Tyson Invitational
T&F - Women
Friday 02/14
Jackson State vs. Butler
Softball
Thursday 02/13
ALABAMA
55
Basketball - W
75
Thursday 02/13
Butler
1
Softball
8
Thursday 02/13
Missouri
86
Basketball - Men
85
Thursday 02/13
Jackson State
0
Softball
8
Sunday 02/09
Purdue University
6
Tennis - Men
1
Sunday 02/09
SOUTH CAROLINA
67
Basketball - W
49
Sunday 02/09
Baylor
5
Softball
0
Saturday 02/08
Washington
6
Softball
1
Saturday 02/08
Vanderbilt
75
Basketball - Men
77
Saturday 02/08
San Diego
1
Softball
10
Saturday 02/08
New Mexico Collegiate Classic
T&F - Men
Saturday 02/08
Armory Collegiate Invite
T&F - Women
Friday 02/07
UNLV
4
Softball
12
Friday 02/07
LSU
Gymnastics
Friday 02/07
UC Davis
5
Softball
4
Friday 02/07
University of Texas-Pan American
1
Tennis - Men
6
Friday 02/07
University of Texas-Pan American
1
Tennis - Men
6
Thursday 02/06
FLORIDA
49
Basketball - W
55
Wednesday 02/05
Alabama
58
Basketball - Men
65
Sunday 02/02
AUBURN
56
Basketball - W
48
Sunday 02/02
University of Minnesota
6
Tennis - Men
1
Sunday 02/02
Oklahoma State
6
Tennis - Women
0
Saturday 02/01
LSU
88
Basketball - Men
74
Saturday 02/01
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
3
Tennis - Men
4
Saturday 02/01
Razorback Team Invitational
T&F - Men
Saturday 02/01
Kansas
91
Swim & Dive
207
Saturday 02/01
Vanderbilt
83
Swim & Dive
203
Saturday 02/01
Razorback Team Invitational
T&F - Women
Saturday 02/01
Southern Illinois
0
Tennis - Women
7
   
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Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Alma Mater: Ball State
Graduating Year: 1996
Experience: 6 Years
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The University of Arkansas added one of the nation's top recruiters to its athletic staff when Robert Pulliza was introduced as the head coach of Razorback Volleyball on July 11, 2008. Pulliza, one of just a handful of coaches in the country to play and coach in the Final Four, is the second head coach in program history.

As a player, Pulliza was a two-year captain for the Ball State men's volleyball team and helped lead the Cardinals to the NCAA Final Four in 1994 and 1995. Then as an assistant coach at Wisconsin, Pulliza helped guide the Badgers to the Final Four during the 2000 season.

Through his six seasons at the helm of the Arkansas program, Pulliza has seen his student-athletes collect five AVCA All-America accolades, eight AVCA All-South Region certificates and 13 All-SEC honors. Among those awards, Jasmine Norton was the 2009 Freshman of the Year for both the AVCA All-South Region and SEC, while Amanda Anderson capped her career as the 2012 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

On the recruiting front, Pulliza has added seven top-100 players to his roster in the past three seasons with Liz Fortado (No. 75) and Ana Sofia Jusino (79) in 2011, the trio of Breana Jones (52), Danielle Harbin (78) and Megan Mollett (97) in 2012, and 2013 recruits Shelby Harper (93) and Sophie Bethke (95). The past two recruiting seasons have produced top-30 PrepVolleyball rankings with the 2012 class earning the top spot among SEC teams and the No. 16 ranking in the country, the highest in program history.

Pulliza's effect on the Arkansas program can also be measured by the team's reflection in the Rating Percentage Index (RPI). When he took over in 2008, the Razorbacks were ranked No. 140. In the first RPI release of the 2012 season, Arkansas was the top-ranked SEC team at No. 16. The team was a mainstay in the RPI top 30 throughout the 2012 campaign. Arkansas matched its No. 16 ranking in the initial 2013 RPI release.

The 2013 season saw Arkansas make a second-consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament, the program's first back-to-back postseason appearances since the 2005 and 2006 seasons. In addition to AVCA All-America Honorable Mention performances by senior Raymariely Santos and junior Meredith Hays, senior Emily Helm eclipsed the 1,000-dig mark in her two-year Razorback career and earned the  second and third SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors of her career. Under Pulliza's watch, Santos finished her career ranked second in assists (3,661), 12th in digs (933) and 18th in service aces (62).

Following the season, Pulliza continued the program's recent trend of seeing its seniors extend their careers into the professional ranks. Santos and fellow 2013 senior Ashley Vazquez became the sixth and seventh Razorbacks over the past two years to sign with a professional league. That list also includes Anderson, Norton, Roslandy Acosta, Kasey Heckelman and Janeliss Torres-Lopez.

In 2012, Pulliza guided the Razorbacks to the NCAA Tournament and posted a 22-10 overall record with a 13-7 tally in Southeastern Conference play. Both win totals represent highs for the program under Pulliza's watch. The 20-win season is the first for Arkansas since the 2005 season, three years prior to Pulliza arriving in Fayetteville. The trip to the NCAA Tournament was the program's first since the 2006 season.

Individually, Acosta and Norton were recognized as All-Americans by the AVCA and named to the All-SEC First and Second Teams, respectively. Conference honors continued with Anderson being named the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Fortado earning a spot on the All-Freshman Team. Arkansas' four SEC selections represent the program's largest single-season collection since 2003.

Under Pulliza's watch, Norton became just the second player in program history to be selected to the All-SEC Team all four years of her career and the first to be recognized with two AVCA All-America honors. She finished her career as the second-most prolific attacker in program history and No. 8 on the all-time SEC list with 1,799 career kills. Norton also became just the sixth Arkansas player with 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs.

Using a fast-paced offense and building a competitive home schedule, Pulliza built a fan-friendly brand of volleyball that brought in the fans. Arkansas' 2012 home attendance increased for the fourth consecutive season, setting a single-season record for total attendance at Barnhill Arena. Seven of the top-10 home crowds have come during the past three seasons, including a program-record 3,015 fans in attendance for the Razorbacks' 2012 SEC opener against No. 13 Florida.

Having completed his fourth season with the Razorbacks in 2011, Pulliza continued to guide his team toward joining the nation's elite. At season's end, Arkansas owned an 18-13 overall record and a 10-win SEC tally. At the time, the conference total was the most by the program since the league went to the double round-robin format. The Razorbacks finished second in the SEC Western Division and fifth overall, the team's best conference finish since the 2005 season.

As part of its non-conference schedule, Arkansas claimed a pair of tournament titles with victories at the Deacon Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C., and the West Point Challenge in New York. The Razorbacks' record to start SEC play (8-3) was the sixth-best in program history.

Individually, Norton, a preseason All-SEC selection, and Kelli Stipanovich capped their respective seasons by earning All-SEC honors. Norton was named to the All-SEC First Team and Stipanovich, the fourth all-conference performer under Pulliza, was named to the All-SEC Second Team. For the first time since 2003, Arkansas had two players on either the league's First- or Second-Team. Norton added to her collection of honors with a selection to COBRA Magazine's Midsouth All-Region Team.

In his third season at the helm of the Arkansas volleyball program, Pulliza guided the youthful 2010 Razorbacks to a fourth-place finish in the Western Division and a seventh-place overall conference finish. All six conference teams ahead of Arkansas advanced to the NCAA Tournament.

With a roster that featured no seniors in 2010, Pulliza saw two of his underclassmen standouts recognized by the SEC coaches at the end of the season. Norton earned a spot on the All-SEC Second Team, the second such honor of her career, and Santos became the ninth player in Razorback history to earn SEC All-Freshman honors. She joined Anderson and Norton as the three all-freshman selections for Pulliza at that time; Fortado became the fourth in 2012.

During the season, Norton led the SEC offensively with 3.83 kills per set. With the accomplishment, she became the first player in Arkansas volleyball history to lead the conference in kills per set over the course of an entire season. At her setter position, Santos earned two Freshman of the Week awards and one Defensive Player of the Week selection. Freshman Brooke Fournier was also selected to the USA Junior A2 National Team that competed in Europe during the summer of 2011.

In 2009, on the talents of the youngest roster since the program's inaugural season, the Razorback volleyball team took tremendous strides during Pulliza's second year as head coach. Picked to finish 10th in the Southeastern Conference in the preseason coaches' poll, the Razorbacks exceeded all expectations to post the sixth-best record in the league.

As impressive as the team's development, the emergence of Norton as Arkansas' go-to player on the outside was instrumental to the team's success. Norton was a member of Pulliza's first recruiting class at Arkansas, which was ranked in the nation's top 45 by PrepVolleyball.com.

During her first season in Cardinal and White, Norton became the sixth All-American in Razorback program history when she was selected as an Honorable Mention performer by the AVCA. In addition to her national recognition, Norton was named the SEC and South Region Freshman of the Year, earned a spot on the All-SEC Second Team and garnered All-South Region Honorable Mention accolades. During the season, the Rowlett, Texas, native set an SEC record by earning six league Freshman of the Week awards, all of which came during conference play.

That initial group of recruits also included Anderson, the very first commitment for Pulliza as Arkansas' head coach. Anderson and Norton were both named to the SEC All-Freshman Team, the seventh and eighth All-Freshman selections in program history. During the season, Anderson earned all-tournament honors at the TCU Invitational and Arkansas Invitational, the latter resulting in the 6-2 middle blocker being named the SEC Freshman of the Week.

Pulliza's first season with the Razorback Nation included a pair of SEC sweeps and his first foray into the SEC Coaches' Beach Volleyball Championship. He also helped then-freshman Stipanovich earn a spot on the USA Junior A2 National Team that traveled to Europe during the summer of 2009.

In addition to his success at the collegiate level, Pulliza has also gained international experience with the Puerto Rico and USA National Team programs. In 2000 and 2001, he was an assistant with the USA Youth National Team, with the 2000 team earning a silver medal at the NORCCA Zonal Championship. Pulliza went on to serve as an assistant coach with the USA National A2 team in the summer of 2003.

Most recently, Pulliza continued his international outreach in July 2012 where he served as the head coach for the USA/BIP Development Team at the 2nd Annual China-USA Challenge. During the tour, Pulliza and his team, which included Norton, competed against the professional teams from Liaoning, Shanghai and Tianjin.

In the spring of 2010 and with Pulliza on staff, the Puerto Rico Youth National Team won the bronze medal at the NORCECA Girls' Youth Continental Championship. The top-three finish ensured a trip to the 2011 FIVB Youth World Championship in Turkey. In February 2010, Pulliza was part of the coaching staff that took the Puerto Rico Junior National Team to Lima, Peru, to compete in the Summer Cup. The team played Chile, the Dominican Republic and Peru, picking up a win against the Chilean team. As well as his assistant coach duties, Pulliza has also served as a consultant for Puerto Rico.

Pulliza, who just completed his third season as a member of the AVCA Postseason Awards Committee for the South Region, has also been actively involved in the community since arriving in Fayetteville. Along with his wife, he established the Robert and Jamie Pulliza Opportunity Scholarship in 2009. The scholarship was established for a non-athlete attending the University of Arkansas based on academic achievement, leadership and community engagement. Hayden Herrera was the first recipient of the scholarship and graduated from the University in 2012.

In a further show of his dedication to the University and community, Pulliza is a member of the Athletic Director's Council on Diversity. In 2012, El Latino, an Arkansas Times publication, named Pulliza to the Who's Who list of the Latino Community in the state of Arkansas.

Pulliza came to Fayetteville after stops in some of the nation's best programs, including, most recently, the University of Kentucky where he served as the associate head coach.

He was instrumental in re-energizing the Kentucky program upon his arrival in 2004. His recruiting prowess with the Wildcats was evident as his 2007 class was ranked No. 8 in the country. He followed with the 17th-ranked recruiting class in 2008. Pulliza's class in 2006 was ranked 26th by PrepVolleyball.com.

One of the standouts from Pulliza's initial recruiting class at Kentucky, setter Sarah Rumely, went on to be voted the 2008 SEC Player of the Year and two-time All-American. During her first season, Rumely was twice named the SEC Freshman of the Week en route to being named the SEC Freshman of the Year.

Kentucky made three NCAA tournament appearances in Pulliza's three seasons for the first time in school history. In addition, Pulliza helped guide the Wildcats to a 20-win season for the first time since 1993. Kentucky had three consecutive 17-plus win seasons including back-to-back 19-win years and Pulliza coached nine All-SEC members and 10 All-SEC Academic honorees.

Pulliza's college coaching career began in 1996 as an assistant coach at James Madison University. The Dukes began the season with an RPI outside the top 200 but ended the year with a No. 61 RPI ranking. He moved on to Northern Illinois for the 1998-99 season helping the Huskies to the Mid-American Conference regular season title and second round of the NCAA Tournament in 1998.

Pulliza's next endeavor was in Madison, Wis., where he served as the recruiting coordinator and offensive coordinator for the Badgers from 1999-2001. He is credited with recruiting Volleyball Magazine's sixth-best class in the country in 2001. In addition, Pulliza found himself on the sidelines as the Badgers won the Big Ten title and were in the NCAA Final Four Championship match in 2000.

The next stop for Pulliza was the University of Texas where he helped revitalize the Longhorn program. While serving as recruiting coordinator for the Longhorns, Pulliza signed Student Sports Magazine's second-ranked recruiting class in the nation in 2003 and landed PrepVolleyball.com's 13th-ranked class in 2004.

A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Pulliza is a 1996 graduate of Ball State with a degree in general studies. Pulliza received his master's degree in athletics administration and coaching in 1998 from James Madison University. He is married to Jamie Pulliza, who is a speech pathologist. The couple resides in  Fayetteville.


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