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Colonial of the Week -- Volleyball's Chidima Osuchukwu

Junior Chidima Osuchukwu
Sept. 14, 2015 Name: Chidima Osuchukwu
Sport: Volleyball
Year: Junior
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: Floyd E. Kellam

Osuchukwu earned her second straight Most Valuable Player honor after leading the GW volleyball team to a 2-1 weekend at the Kristen Dickmann Invitational at the United States Naval Academy.

She totaled 44 kills across the three matches for an average of 4.0 per set set while posting 17.0 total blocks (six solo, 11 assists, 1.55/set).

In Friday's 3-0 sweep of Navy she hit .458 with 13 kills and seven blocks (three solo, four assists).

In GW's 3-1 win over previously-unbeaten Maryland on Saturday, Osuchukwu totaled 14 winners along with six blocks (three solo, three assists). She concluded her weekend with 17 kills on a .378 attack percentage with four block assists in a 3-1 loss to Texas Tech.

Past Colonial of the Week winners