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.
Spring Season Underway for Volleyball
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team officially opened its spring season on Monday by commencing the 20-hour-a-week practice period under the...
GW Volleyball Launches Youth Volleyball Camp
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball program will host a Youth Volleyball Camp this summer at the Charles E. Smith Center. The two-day camp will run...
Lete Named Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month for December
Congratulations to George Washington volleyball junior Alexis Lete on being named GW's Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month for December.
Volleyball Falls in A-10 Semifinals to Dayton
PITTSBURGH - The GW volleyball team, fresh of an historic upset in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic 10 Championship, saw its season come to an end in...
Volleyball Advances to A-10 Championship Semifinals
PITTSBURGH - The third time was the charm for the George Washington volleyball team as it got the best of Saint Louis in the third meeting of the season.
Volleyball Opens A-10 Championship Play on Friday
LEADING OFF: The sixth-seeded George Washington volleyball team will make its third postseason appearance in the last four seasons this weekend when it opens...
Volleyball Clinches Postseason Appearance on Senior Night
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team concluded the regular season on Friday night with a hard-fought, 3-0 loss to Saint Louis on Senior Night...
Volleyball Falls to Dayton, 3-0
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team opened the final weekend of the regular season on Friday afternoon with a 3-0 loss to visiting Dayton at...