Osuchukwu Records Career-High 30 Kills in Victory
Colonials Swing Season-High .352 For Second Straight A-10 Victory
Colonials Will "Dig Pink" Against Explorers on Friday Night Before Hosting Rams on Saturday
Colonials Face Albany and James Madison in Saturday's Doubleheader
Goss Leads Offense with 11 Kills; Colonials at Carolina Classic This Weekend
Happy Holidays from GW Athletics!
2013 as a sophomore: Competed for native Norway at World University Games in Kazan, Russia, in summer 2013 ... totaled 86 kills in 46 sets played (1.87/set) in sophomore season ... set single-season career-high marks of 11 kills, 38 attempts, three aces and 15.5 points vs. Ole Miss (8/31), three assists at #18 North Carolina (9/13) and 13 digs at James Madison (9/14).
2012 as a freshman: Appeared in 94 of GW's 102 sets in debut season ... first non-Canadian international student-athlete on volleyball roster since 2000 ... hit .156 with 80 kills against 43 errors in 237 attempts ... finished second on team with 54.0 blocks (three solo, 51 assists) ... averaged 1.22 points/set ... posted at least 3.0 blocks in 12 matches, including six of the last seven matches of the season ... posted season-high seven kills on three occasions ... hit an errorless .750 (3k-0e-4a) vs. Bethune-Cookman (9/1).
High School/Club: Helped Top Volley Norway to first-place finish in First Division Norway in 2011 and 2012 under head coach Magnus Johansen ... named "Best Hitter" in Northern (Nevza) Tournament while helping team to fourth-place finish ... led team to 19th-place finish at U19 World Championship ... served as captain of Junior National Team of Norway (2011, 2012) and Top Volley Norway (2011, 2012).
Personal: Born Margrethe Skjelbred on 11/23/93 in Bodo, Norway ... daughter of May Eggesvik and Morten Skjelbred ... has older sisters marie and Mathilde ... intended major is Sport, Event and Hospitality Management ... aspires to play professional volleyball either as an indoor player of beach player.