Jillian Mazzarella - Long Beach State University

9/29/2003

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Sept. 29, 2003

Jillian Mazzarella - Long Beach State University
Jr., Setter, 5-9 (Bonita, Calif. - Bonita Vista High School)

Jillian Mazzarella, a 5-9 junior setter for Long Beach State University (8-3, 3-1 Big West), has been chosen the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National Player of the Week. Mazzarella led the 49ers to a pair of Big West Conference victories, including a four-game upset of then-20th-ranked Pacific. She averaged 12.12 assists, 2.00 kills, 2.25 digs and 0.25 blocks per game while leading Long Beach State to a .342 team attack percentage. Mazzarella totaled 48 assists, 12 digs and eight kills on 16 errorless swings against Pacific to start the week, while the team hit .349 for the match. She chipped in 49 assists, six digs and eight kills versus Cal State Northridge. For the week, Mazzarella did not commit an error on 33 attacks. She now has seven double-doubles on the season, while her two eight-kill performances tied career highs. The Long Beach State University head coach is Brian Gimmillaro.

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