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.
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