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12 Gina Cortesi

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018
UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (8/27).

AS A FRESHMAN AT LOUISIANA TECH IN 2017
Played in all 28 of the team's matches, starting 19 ... Second in kills/set (2.4) and third in points/set (2.8) and blocks/set (0.6) ... Hit .164 (231-117-696) ... Totaled 231 kills, seven aces, 150 digs, 57 blocks (six solos), and 269.5 points over 96 sets ... Posted a double-digit kill total in nine matches, including a career-high 21 against UT-Martin ... Hit a season-best .462 with 13 kills against ULM on Sept. 20.

CLUB
Played with Mizuno Long Beach (2015-17) and Sunshine (2013-14).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 graduate of South Torrance High School ... Four-year letterwinner ... Pioneer League MVP and team MVP as a junior and senior ... All-Pioneer League First Team as a sophomore ... Daily Breeze All-Area in 2016 and 2017 ... Spartans won CIF Southern Section and Southern California titles and finished as the state runner-up in 2015. 

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 14 in Torrance ... Father went to UC Santa Barbara, mother attended the University of Alberta ... Has a younger brother named Garrett ... Majoring in International Business and is in Warren College ... A fan of the San Francisco Giants ... April Ross is her favorite athlete ... Mamma Mia! is her top movie ... Listens to Odesza, Snakehips, and G-Eazy ... Enjoys sushi ... Instagram is her favorite social media platform ... Hobbies include going to the beach.

MATCH-BY-MATCH STATISTICS
2018

MATCH HIGHS
Kills 13 vs. Cal State East Bay 9/15/18
Assists 2 multiple times -
Aces 1 vs. Hawai'i Pacific 8/24/18
Digs 13 vs. Seattle Pacific 8/31/18
Blocks 4 at Fresno Pacific 8/31/18
Points 14.0 vs. Cal State East Bay 9/15/18
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
High School: South HS
Other College: Louisiana Tech
College: Warren
Major: International Business
Experience: Transfer
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