Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Sept. 8, 2008

Name: Abby Syverson
Sport: Volleyball
Pos.: Middle Blocker
Cl.: Junior
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
High School: Southwest

Syverson scored a total of 20.0 points in GW's two matches last week and was named to the All-tournament team at the Nittany Lion Invitational Saturday.

The junior co-captain from Minneapolis had an errorless hitting match in GW's 3-1 victory over Villanova Friday with 10 kills in 31 swings for a .323 hitting percentage, three service aces and 11 digs for her first double-double of the season. On Saturday against defending national champion and top-ranked Penn State, Syverson had a team-high six kills and three digs for a total of six points. Her six service aces this season leads the team.

Syverson's stats for the week: ?two matches, seven games, 16 kills, four errors, 50 attempts, .240 hitting percentage, three service aces, 14 digs, two block assists, one assist for 20 total points.