Colonials Claim #RevRivalry Point With 3-0 Win
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
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.
|Kills||17||vs. UC Davis (9/4/15)|
|Attempts||38||vs. Ole Miss (8/31/13)|
|Hitting Pct.||.636 (8-1-11)||vs. Maryland (9/12/15)|
|Assists||3 (three times)||at Davidson (10/4/15)|
|Service Aces||4||vs. Rhode Island (9/26/14)|
|Block Solos||3||at Rhode Island (11/16/14)|
|Block Assists||10||at Rhode Island (11/16/14)|
|Digs||13||vs. James Madison (9/14/13)|
|Points||17.5 (two times)||Last vs. UC Davis (9/4/15)|
Volleyball Fights Hard in Loss to VCU
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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...