17 Gina Tuzzolo
17 - Gina Tuzzolo
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newport News, Va.
Position: OPP
m 31
k/s 2.54
h % .276
a/s 0.06
b/s 1.08
sa/s 0.01
d/s 0.35

2018: JUNIOR

  • 2018 All-Atlantic 10 Conference Second Team and A-10 All-Academic Team
  • Named to A-10 All-Tournament Team
  • Provided 2.38 kills per set, second-best on the team, while hitting .234
  • Registered 98 blocks (0.95 per set) and served up 27 aces
  • Spiked a season-high 17 kills in a sweep of Davidson (Nov. 10)

2017: SOPHOMORE

  • Named Atlantic 10 Conference All-Academic Team
  • Earned All-Atlantic 10 Tournament honors
  • Ranked third on the team in kills (269) and second in aces (39)
  • Hit .239 and averaged 1.03 blocks per set; She was one of three Rams to record at least 100 blocks
  • Blasted a season-high 15 kills on two occasions twice
  • Hit .500 with 11 kills and six blocks against Duquesne on Oct. 6
  • Produced a career-high nine blocks against Dayton on Oct. 29

2016: FRESHMAN

  • Appeared in 29 matches and saw increased playing time as the season wore on
  • Smashed a season-best 11 kills at Davidson on Nov. 5
  • Provided double-digit points in four of the season's final five matches
  • Was party to a career-high six blocks in an A-10 Tournament win over Duquesne on Nov. 18
  • Hit .545 with seven kills and six digs in a victory over Norfolk State on Oct. 25

PRIOR TO VCU

  • 2015 Virginia Independent School Athletic Association Division II Player of the Year
  • 2015 Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools Player of the Year
  • Two VISAA First Team All-State awards
  • Two Peninsula Catholic MVP trophies and a 2012 Division II State Championship
  • The hard-hitting lefty opposite also broke Peninsula Catholic career records for kills (1,324) and blocks (384)

GETTING TO KNOW GINA:

  • Born on November 23, 1997 in Newport News, Va.
  • Daughter of Paul and Rebecca Tuzzolo. Has a brother, Joseph (20), who plays baseball at Randpolph-Macon.
  • Majoring in Biology
Recent Games
Nov 10 at Rhode Island W, 3-0
Nov 15 at Saint Louis W, 3-2
Nov 17 at Dayton W, 3-2
Nov 23 vs. La Salle W, 3-0
Nov 24 vs. Dayton L, 3-1
Dec 6 vs. Cincinnati L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 31 14
Sets 111 48
Kills 282 125
Kills per set 2.54 2.60
Errors 86 32
Total Attacks 709 304
Hitting Percentage .276 .306
Assists 7 2
Assists per set 0.06 0.04
Service Aces 1 0
Service Errors 3 1
Service Aces per set 0.01 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 39 10
Digs per set 0.35 0.21
Block Solo 6 3
Block Assist 114 51
Block Total 120 54
Blocks per set 1.08 1.13
Block Errors 3 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 346.0 153.5
Points per set 3.1 3.2
Matches started 24 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Texas Tech L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 22 .136 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Aug 30 at Lehigh W, 3-0 - 3 7 2 18 .278 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Aug 31 at Ohio St. L, 3-1 1 4 9 3 17 .353 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 3 vs. High Point W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 23 .304 1 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 6 0 12.0
Sep 5 N.C. State W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 16 .188 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 6.0
Sep 6 Alabama W, 3-2 1 5 12 5 33 .212 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 7 UC Santa Barb. L, 3-2 1 5 13 4 35 .257 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Sep 10 Virginia Tech W, 3-1 1 4 11 1 23 .435 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 14.0
Sep 13 at Wichita State W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 16 .688 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 14 vs. #13 BYU L, 3-1 1 3 8 7 29 .034 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 8 0 13.0
Sep 17 at James Madison L, 3-1 1 4 10 4 27 .222 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Sep 20 at North Carolina W, 3-1 1 4 18 5 36 .361 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 19.0
Sep 21 vs. Radford W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 15 .200 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 9 0 10.0
Sep 21 vs. Colgate W, 3-2 1 5 13 3 29 .345 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 15.0
Sep 27 La Salle W, 3-2 1 5 9 7 35 .057 0 0 0 0 2 1 7 0 8 0 13.5
Sep 29 Duquesne W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 20 .450 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 13.0
Oct 4 at Davidson W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 17 .412 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 11 Rhode Island W, 3-0 - 3 7 3 21 .190 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Oct 13 Fordham W, 3-0 - 3 9 1 19 .421 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 19 Davidson W, 3-0 - 3 9 1 17 .471 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 12.0
Oct 25 at Duquesne W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 22 .409 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 27 at La Salle W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 20 .200 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 1 8 0 9.5
Nov 1 George Mason W, 3-0 - 3 8 3 25 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Nov 3 George Washington W, 3-0 - 3 7 1 14 .429 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Nov 8 at Fordham W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 23 .435 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Nov 10 at Rhode Island W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 13 .385 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Nov 15 at Saint Louis W, 3-2 1 5 14 1 25 .520 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 0 6 0 17.0
Nov 17 at Dayton W, 3-2 - 5 9 6 33 .091 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 14.0
Nov 23 vs. La Salle W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 12 .167 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 1 5 0 7.5
Nov 24 vs. Dayton L, 3-1 1 4 6 3 27 .111 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Dec 6 vs. Cincinnati L, 3-1 1 4 8 4 27 .148 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 29 82 118 1.44 57 304 .201 0 0.00 0 0.00 23 0.28 2 43 45 0.55 141.5 1.7
2017-18 33 116 269 2.32 107 679 .239 48 0.41 39 0.34 44 0.38 8 112 120 1.03 372.0 3.2
2018-19 28 103 245 2.38 98 628 .234 43 0.42 27 0.26 81 0.79 3 95 98 0.95 322.5 3.1
2019-20 31 111 282 2.54 86 709 .276 7 0.06 1 0.01 39 0.35 6 114 120 1.08 346.0 3.1
Total 121 412 914 2.22 348 2320 .244 98 0.24 67 0.16 187 0.45 19 364 383 0.93 1182.0 2.9
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 31 111 282 2.54 86 709 .276 7 0.06 1 0.01 39 0.35 6 114 120 1.08 346.0 3.1
Conference 14 48 125 2.60 32 304 .306 2 0.04 0 0.00 10 0.21 3 51 54 1.13 153.5 3.2
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Home 11 40 100 2.50 29 258 .275 2 0.05 0 0.00 10 0.25 2 36 38 0.95 120.0 3.0
Away 12 43 122 2.84 30 267 .345 1 0.02 0 0.00 15 0.35 1 40 41 0.95 143.0 3.3
Neutral 8 28 60 2.14 27 184 .179 4 0.14 1 0.04 14 0.50 3 38 41 1.46 83.0 3.0
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Wins 24 84 222 2.64 58 525 .312 7 0.08 1 0.01 26 0.31 4 90 94 1.12 272.0 3.2
Losses 7 27 60 2.22 28 184 .174 0 0.00 0 0.00 13 0.48 2 24 26 0.96 74.0 2.7
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August 3 10 22 2.20 8 57 .246 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.40 0 8 8 0.80 26.0 2.6
September 13 50 136 2.72 45 337 .270 5 0.10 1 0.02 20 0.40 4 53 57 1.14 167.5 3.4
October 6 18 49 2.72 9 116 .345 2 0.11 0 0.00 4 0.22 2 20 22 1.22 61.0 3.4
November 8 29 67 2.31 20 172 .273 0 0.00 0 0.00 8 0.28 0 29 29 1.00 81.5 2.8
December 1 4 8 2.00 4 27 .148 0 0.00 0 0.00 3 0.75 0 4 4 1.00 10.0 2.5