Duo Led Colonials to Best Regular Season Since 2000 and No. 2 Seed in A-10 Championship
Osuchukwu Records Career-High 30 Kills in Victory
Sophomore Picks Up Second Weekly Award of Season; Also Named ECAC Co-Player of the Week
Sophomore Middle Blocker Named Most Valuable Player of GW Invitational
Newman Named Co-Player of the Week; Osuchukwu Named Defensive Player of the Week
George Washington vs. Towson 9/29/13
2013 as a freshman: Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team and Second Team All-Conference selection in debut season ... led team, finished second in Atlantic 10 and 48th in Division I with .365 attack percentage ... single-season attack percentage of .365 ranks fourth all-time in program history ... led A-10 with 33 solo blocks, which ranks sixth all-time in single-season program history ... two-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week selection ... finished second on team with 260 kills in 110 sets (2.36/set) ... led team with 111 total blocks (33 solo, 78 assists) ... hit .765 (14k-1e-17a) vs. George Mason, setting new four-set, single-match program record ... double-digit kills in 11 matches ... posted 15 kills in Atlantic 10 Championship quarterfinal victory over Rhode Island (11/22) and named to All-Tournament team ... averaged 1.01 blocks per set ... posted 6.0 blocks or more in seven matches ... finished with one attack error or less in 12 matches ...
High School/Club: 2012 All-Beach District First Team selection at Floyd E. Kellam High School under head coach Charlie Olson ... helped team to three consecutive Virginia High School state championships, including a 25-kill performance to clinch the three-peat ... First Team All-District, All-Region, All-Tidewater and All-State selection as a senior ... member of National Honor Society ... graduated in top 5%.
Personal: Born Chidima Maryanne Osuchukwu on 8/1/95 in Livingston, NJ ... daughter of Marcel and Chinyere Osuchukwu ... has younger sisters, Chika and Ekene ... intended major is Biology ... aspires to attend medical school.