Oct 24, 2016
RICHMOND, Va. – VCU freshman Gina Tuzzolo was named Atlantic 10 Conference Co-Rookie of the Week Monday after she helped lead the Rams to an unbeaten weekend.
Tuzzolo, a native of Newport News, Virginia, Tuzzolo averaged 1.88 kills per set and hit .244 in wins over George Mason and George Washington as the Rams improved to 15-10 on the season.
A 6-foot-2 opposite hitter, Tuzzolo produced eight kills and two blocks in the Rams' 3-1 win over George Washington on Oct. 21. She followed up with seven kills and a pair of rejections on Oct. 22 as VCU completed a season-sweep of George Mason.
Tuzzolo has appeared in 21 matches this season and is averaging 1.18 kills, while hitting .178.
The lefty hitter and VCU will return to the court on Tuesday, Oct. 25 when they host Norfolk State at 7 p.m. at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.