Lizzelle Cintron - New Jersey City University

9/11/2006

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Sept. 11, 2006

Lizzelle Cintron - New Jersey City University
Junior, Middle Hitter, 5-9 (Newark, N.J. - Elizabeth (NJ) High School)

Photo courtesy of NJCU Athletics.
 

Lizzelle Cintron, a junior middle hitter for New Jersey City University (NJCU), has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week for her strong performance at the Gettysburg Battlefield Classic this past weekend. At the event, she led her team to a third-place finish in the 18-team tournament and earned All-Tournament Team honors. In the Gothic Knights' five matches, Cintron scored double-digit kills in each match, putting away 123 kills on 203 attempts, with only 17 errors, for a .522 hitting percentage. In addition, she had 90 digs, 37 blocks and eight aces. She also reached the 1,500 kill and 2,000 point milestones in her career, and became the all-time leader in attack attempts at NJCU, surpassing the previous record of 2,860. She is now the Gothic Knights all-time leader in kills, points, attack attempts, total blocks, solo blocks and assisted blocks. For the season, she is averaging 5.69 kills, 4.00 digs, 1.67 blocks and .47 aces per game, while hitting .507. This is the fourth time Cintron has won the Sports Imports/AVCA Division III National Player of the Week.  The NJCU head coach is Christopher Feliciano.

 

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