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Vera Giacomazzi, Female Scholar Athlete of the Week

Sr. MF #9 Kendall Ballard (Charlottesville, Va.)
Sr. MF #9 Kendall Ballard (Charlottesville, Va.)


Name: Vera Giacomazzi
Sport: Volleyball
Position: Setter
Year: Junior
Major: Biological Sciences
Week's Achievements: Junior setter Vera Giacomazzi (San Vendemiano, Italy) won MVP of the Bobcat Invitational presented by Texas Roadhouse after leading the Ohio volleyball team (6-4) to three-straight sweeps. Giacomazzi had a double-double in every match of the Bobcat Invitational. Over the weekend, she averaged 10.2 assists per set and 3.78 digs per set. Giacomazzi started with 32 assists and 13 digs in Ohio’s sweep of Charleston. Later that night, she guided the offense to a .248 attacking clip with 35 helpers and added 11 scoops in the sweep of UConn. Giacomazzi finished off the weekend with a 25-assist, 10-dig performance in the sweep of Virginia, where she also added four kills and two blocks (one solo, one assisted). Giacomazzi added five kills, four aces and three total blocks in the Bobcat Invitational. Giacomazzi had a total of 92 helpers over the weekend while  helping the team hit .204. Her dig total last weekend was over a full dig over her season average and she has seven double-doubles this season.