Amy Gruszynski, Northwood University

11/12/2001

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Nov. 12, 2001

Amy Gruszynski, Northwood University
Jr., Setter, 5-8 (Pinconning, Mich. - Pinconning High School)

Amy Gruazynski, a 5-9 junior setter for Northwood University (24-8) has been named the AVCA/Sports Imports Division II National Player of the Week. Gruszynski helped Northwood to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament crown and its fifth trip to the NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball Championship. To open tourney play she tallied 56 assists and nine kills in a four-game win over Hillsdale. In a semifinal sweep of Northern Michigan, she recorded 31 assists and hit at a .667 clip (8-0-12). Gruszynski again had a solid hitting performance with eight kills and zero errors in 13 attempts (.615) versus Ferris St. in the final, adding 41 assists and five digs. Selected tournament MVP, she averaged 12.8 assists, 3.0 digs and 2.5 kills per game, in addition to hitting .528 (25-2-44).

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