Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Oct. 23, 2006

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

GW freshman Syverson scored a total of 39.0 points in GW's two matches last week, both A-10 victories over Fordham and Rhode Island. In the Fordham match, she hit .570 with just one error in 19 attacks with five service aces.

Against URI on Sunday, she recorded her career-high seven service aces, one shy of the school record for a four-game match, in leading GW past the Rams with her career-high 20.5 points.

Syverson's stats for the week: two matches, eight games, 23 kills, three errors, 42 attempts, .475 hitting percentage, 12 service aces, five digs, one block solo and six block assists, one assist for 39 total points.