CSU begins Set 5 on 9-0 run to claim 2nd win over ranked opponent
Rams earn first top-10 win away from Moby Arena since 2006
Hanna finishes with career-most 15 kills, Colaizzi records season-best 22 digs
Record-breaking crowd of 7,018 on hand for top-15 showdown
CSU wins 12th-straight set to begin season, longest since 1986
No. 8 CSU earned its second win over a ranked opponent, defeating No. 18 Arizona State - 9/19/14 [Photos by Nic Hallisey]
No. 8 CSU swept Pepperdine to improve to 11-1 on the season - 9/20/14 [Photos by Nic Hallisey]
No. 14 Colorado State swept Denver behind a career-high 15 kills by Jasmine Hanna - 9-6-14 [Photos by Dan Byers]
Photos from No. 13 CSU volleyball's match against No. 4 Wisconsin. A CSU record 7,018 fans were in attendance - 9/6/14 [Photos by Dan Byers]
No. 13 Colorado State improved to 5-0 on the season with a 3-0 win over Florida A&M - 9/5/14 [Photos by Dan Byers]
AWARDS & HONORS:
- Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2013-14, 12-13)
- Mountain West Academic All-Conference (2013, 12)
- Coaches' Award - Most Improved/Immediate Impact (2012)
2013 (SOPHOMORE): Recorded 445 digs during her first season as libero, fourth-most in CSU single-season history... Her 4.08 digs-per-set average ranks fifth... Played in all 109 sets, helping CSU to one of its best-ever reception percentages... Had eight 20-plus dig performances, including 23 vs. Air Force (Nov. 15), the fifth-most for a three-set match in CSU annals... Had a career-most 25 digs at Utah State (Nov. 2), helping the Rams overcome an 0-2 deficit... Posted double digits for digs 26 times, including 15 matches in a row between Sept. 3 and Oct. 19... Also added 10 service aces, including three in one match (Oct. 26 vs. San José State)... Earned accolades for her academic achievements, being named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete and to the MW Academic All-Conference team for the second straight season.
2012 (FRESHMAN): Started 25 matches as a true freshman, and missed just two contests on the year due to a shoulder injury... Ranked second on the team with 185 digs and 1.99 digs per set... Also provided reliable serving for the Rams, and posted a season-high two service aces at Air Force (Nov. 15)... Filling in for an injured Izzy Gaulia at libero, stepped up and recorded a then-career-most 14 digs in a three-set win at Northern Colorado (Nov. 13)... Recorded at least 10 digs in three separate matches... Was selected by the coaching staff as the recipient of the Coaches' Award, given annually to the player who improved the most or made an immediate impact... Earned Mountain West Academic All-Conference and MW Scholar-Athlete honors for her performance in the classroom.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a 2012 graduate of Windsor High School... Helped the Wizards win conference, district and regional championships before finishing the 2011 season in the state semifinals... Tri-Valley Athlete of the Year as a junior... Named first-team all-conference and first-team all-state... Played club volleyball for NORCO, and was coached by former Rams libero Katelin Batten... Was class president as a senior... Also involved with the student council community outreach team... Earned academic all-state accolades.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 28, 1993, in Littleton, Colo. ... Raised in Windsor, Colo. ... Parents are Donna McWhorter and John Colaizzi... Grew up attending matches at Moby Arena and idolized former Ram and Windsor native Jaime Strauss... Majoring in health & exercise science.
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