Riley on Donovan: Great setter who comes to us as a walk-on ... An invaluable addition to our team as she can play defense and set the second side in practice.
High School: Three-year letter winner at Bishop Denis J. O'Connell ... Named first team WCAC and All-Met Honorable Mention in 2005 ... Named to the Virginia Independent Schools-Division I All-State Team and All-Tournament Team her senior season ... Earned team MVP honors in both her junior and senior seasons ... Selected as honorable mention WCAC in 2004 ... Earned team Coaches Award her sophomore season.
Personal: Gemma Marie Donovan was born May 16, 1988, in Fairfax, Va. ... Is the daughter of Dennis and Donna Donovan ... Has a sister Angela and brother Thomas ... Brother Thomas plays golf at Marymount University ... Majoring in business finance.