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 Set for Final Road Swing
Colonials still in playoff hunt as they visit Rhode Island and Fordham this weekend
@GW_Volleyball's Streak Snapped in Five-Set Loss to Duquesne
Osuchukwu and Moor Combine to Hit .534 with 33 Kills
@GW_Volleyball Sweeps La Salle for Third Straight Win
Clark and Moor Post 10 Kills Each; Colonials Host Duquesne on Saturday Night
@GW_Volleyball Set for Key A-10 Matches
Colonials Host La Salle & Duquesne as Season Turns to Final Stretch
GW Volleyball Rallies to Drop UMBC, 3-2
Freshmen Trio Lifts Colonials in Non-Conference Finale
@GW_Volleyball Runs Past Davidson, 3-0
Colonials Swing Season-High .337 to Dismantle Wildcats on Saturday
@GW_Volleyball Stopped by VCU, 3-1
Davidson Leads All Players with 15 Kills
GW Volleyball Rallies Past George Mason
Colonials Storm Back from 2-0 Deficit for #RevRivalry Point