GENERAL: Exceptional passer...Adds depth to the back row...Great instincts and court vision...Strong defensive skills earned her valuable experience as an underclassmen...Hard worker who has improved each year with the program...Stabilizing force in the back row and a consistent server...Left handed.
2009: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Played in 22 of 28 matches making eight starts...Appeared in 55 sets...Averaged 1.96 digs per set...Collected six service aces...Registered career-high 23 digs and two assists in 3-2 win over Niagara (11/8)...Had 18 digs in 3-1 win over Canisius (11/7)...Tallied 16 digs in 3-1 win over archrival Fairfield (10/31).
2008: Played in all 33 matches and 120 of 123 sets...Finished fourth on the team with 2.30 digs per set...Registered 11 double-digit dig performances...Had all four of her service aces in 3-0 win over Binghamton (9/24)...Collected career-high 16 digs in five set win at Manhattan (10/19).
2007: Played in 22 matches and 48 sets...Averaged nearly one dig per set...Had six digs in win over San Diego State (9/1)...Collected four assists and three aces on the season.
PERSONAL/COMMUNITY: Born September 18, 1989 in Long Island...Active member of community who volunteers with various volleyball clinics, summer camps and fundraisers...Also participated in a cancer walk and was a member of Teens and Teachers against smoking where she spoke to eighth grade children...Chose Siena because of its size, volleyball program and her brother Zachary who is on the soccer team...Marketing and management major...Enjoys snowboarding, going to the beach and running...Daughter of Gerald and Debra Gosse.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of track and three years of volleyball at Connetquot...Participated in the pole vault and discus as well as short distance running....Named Suffolk County Rookie of the Year and All county Honorable Mention as a sophomore volleyball player...Named All-County, All-Academic and Team MVP as a junior and senior captain.
PIERRE ON GOSSE: "Aimee has been improving well. If she comes out strong she should be able to help us defensively. She is very intense and her passing and serve have improved greatly. If she puts her mind to it, she can be very good."
Getting to Know Aimee Gosse
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I can read lips extremely well, so I tend to know a lot of things first hand
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Survivor Why?: It's challenging and I'm very competitive
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Soccer
My favorite class at Siena is: Broadcast Journalism
The thing I like most about Siena is: The small community feel
If you couldn't play volleyball, what would you do?: Soccer or Track and Field
My favorite musical group is? Rascal Flatts
My advice to children: Never let anyone's opinions stop you from dreaming big
My idols are: my mom, dad, and brother
Three words that describe me: funny, easy going and optimistic
My best Siena volleyball moment has been: having the chance to play in two NCAA tournaments
The most important lesson playing college volleyball has taught me is: The moment you step on the court, its not about you, its about the team
My favorite book: Kite Runner
If I had $10 million I would: Put an end to animal cruelty! And set up a nice retirement fund