Lizzy Fitzgerald, University of Wisconsin

9/4/2001

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Sept. 4, 2001

Lizzy Fitzgerald, University of Wisconsin
Sr., Setter, 6-0 (New Orleans, La. - Newman School)

Wisconsin Lizzy FitzgeraldLizzy Fitzgerald, a 6-0 senior setter for No. 3 Wisconsin (4-1), has been chosen the AVCA/Sports Imports Division I National Player of the Week after leading the Badgers to wins over No. 13 UC Santa Barbara, then-No. 2 USC and UC Irvine. Fitzgerald averaged 13.67 assists, 1.42 blocks, 2.17 digs and 1.33 kills per game for the week. She tallied seven kills, 47 assists and six blocks in a 3-0 win over UC Irvine. Fitzgerald chalked up 55 assists, six blocks and 15 digs versus USC in a battle of 2000 NCAA Tournament Semifinalists. Through the first full weekend of play, she leads the Big Ten in assists with 14.68 per game counting her matches in the State Farm/NACWAA Volleyball Classic. The Badgers have defeated three ranked teams this season.

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