In two seasons, Salow has helped three middle hitters earn All-Southern Conference awards. In 2015, Salow helped Jasmine Jones earn All-Freshman honors. In her first season in Greensboro, Vicky Harley and Kelsey Sidney earned first and second team All-SoCon accolades.
While working with the defensive unit last season, the Spartans finished second in the SoCon, and 17th in the nation in Digs Per Set. The Spartan Defense also earned 115 blocks throughout the season, earning 1.87 blocks per set. With Salow’s help, UNCG racked up 13.59 kills per set, 69th in the nation. UNCG has earned back-to-back 20-win seasons in her two years in Greensboro, while finishing in third place in the Southern Conference standings in the regular season. The Spartans finished with an 11-5 record in SoCon play. After dropping the first three matches, UNCG rattled off a string of eight-straight SoCon victories, including sweeps over Western Carolina, Furman, Samford, Mercer and two over The Citadel.
Salow helped lead the Spartans to the top of the SoCon in digs per set. With Salow in the fold, UNCG captured its first 20-win season since 2010 as well as an appearance in the Southern Conference tournament semifinals. The Blue and Gold finished in a tie for second place in the league standings – the team’s highest non-divisional standing since joining the SoCon. UNCG won 11 conference matches during the campaign marking the most victories in a 16-match Southern Conference format. Additionally, the Spartans were 6-2 in league road matches while completing series sweeps of four SoCon opponents in Chattanooga, Wofford, Mercer and The Citadel.
Salow, a standout player at Wisconsin from 2005-08, arrived in Greensboro after serving as an assistant coach at Jacksonville State for three seasons. Before her time at Jacksonville State, Salow put in a three-year stint with the Capital Volleyball Academy as head coach of the Capital 15 Navy club. She guided the team to a top-five finish in the AAU National Championships and a first-place finish in the Badger Region. Salow also spent one season as the head coach of the Capital 17 Elite squad and under her guidance, the 17 Elite squad landed a top-15 finish at the AAU National Championships as well as a third-place finish at the Junior Volleyball Directors Association National Championships. She also contributed two seasons as an assistant coach within the Academy. Salow has worked as a coach and counselor at several collegiate camps, including those at Wisconsin, Georgia, Marquette and UNCW.
During her playing career with the Badgers, Salow played on three NCAA Tournament teams. She made an immediate impact as a freshman in 2005 and guided UW to the Elite Eight. As a sophomore in 2006, Salow helped the Badgers to the Sweet 16 and then, in 2007, her junior season saw them host a regional after being ranked as high as No. 5 in the nation. Her first three seasons in Madison saw the Badgers win 26 matches in each campaign and post a combined 48-12 record in Big Ten play. Salow received her bachelor’s degree from Wisconsin in 2010, where she majored in community leadership and family, consumer and community education. She is a graduate of West Delaware High School in Manchester, Iowa, where she was an all-state volleyball player and set the Hawks’ single-season records for kills and aces.