2001 & 2002 A-10 ALL-CONFERENCE
AT GEORGE WASHINGTON As a junior in 2002, Lazzari was named to the A-10 All-Conference team after leading the league in digs with 510 (4.32 dpg). She led the Colonials in hitting percentage at .212 (385-150-1106) and recorded 19 double-doubles including both matches in the A-10 Tournament. She was named the team's Defensive Player of the Year by the coaching staff. As a sophomore in 2001, she led the Colonials with 293 kills (3.41 kpg) and 271 digs (3.15 dpg) after appearing in all 86 games as a sophomore and was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference team... underwent arthroscopic surgery in May, 2002 on her right knee. As a freshman in 2000, she appeared in 106 games and hit .127 with 70 kills ... ranked fourth on the squad with a 2.58 digs-per-game average (274 digs) before suffering a dislocated ankle at the end of the season.
Attended Connelly High School in Anaheim, CA ... helped lead the Koalas where she was coached by her sister, Sarah Lazzari ... Ruth was MVP of her team all four years ... she was named Athlete of the Year in the Academy League as a senior ... exceptional athlete who competed in the sprints and hurdles for Connelly's track team (named MVP as sophomore), basketball team (MVP as freshman and junior) and softball team where she played catcher, third base and centerfield ... served as Vice President on National Honor Society and she received the USC Book Award, Presidential Award, American Youth Foundation's International Leadership Award and Kodak Young Leadership Award.
Born May 5, 1982 in Seal Beach, CA ... full name is Ruth Anne Lazzari ... daughter of Margaret and Joseph Lazzari ... has two sisters, Sarah (24) and Elizabeth (17) and a younger brother, Damien (13) ... enjoys leisure reading and beach volleyball ... member of the Girls Athletic Association ... her career aspirations include becoming a doctor specializing in sports medicine (orthopedic surgeon) ... exercise science major.
Volleyball Returns Home for A-10 Matches
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team will be in action at the Charles E. Smith Center twice this weekend, first with a match against VCU on...
Volleyball Falls at American in Finale of Road Swing
WASHINGTON - The GW volleyball team concluded a month-long stretch of seven matches away from home on Wednesday night but fell in straight sets at American...
Volleyball Wraps Road Swing at American on Wednesday
LEADING OFF: The GW volleyball team will play the finale of a seven-match road swing on Wednesday night when it visits District rival American at Bender...
Volleyball Downs George Mason in #RevRivalry Thriller
FAIRFAX, Va. - The George Washington volleyball team rallied from deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 to come from behind and register a key Atlantic 10 conference...
Volleyball Renews #RevRivalry at George Mason on Friday
LEADING OFF: The GW volleyball team visits George Mason on Friday night for an Atlantic 10 conference match and the latest installment of the Revolutionary ...
Volleyball Swept at Howard
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team continued its extended road swing with a visit to nearby Howard University on Tuesday night but fell by a ...
Volleyball In Action at Howard on Tuesday
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team will begin to wrap up its current seven-match swing away from home with the first of three local road...
Volleyball Falls at Fordham
Bronx, N.Y. - The GW volleyball team wrapped its weekend trip through the northeast with a 3-1 loss at Fordham on Sunday afternoon in an Atlantic 10...