6 Vera Giacomazzi
6 Vera Giacomazzi
Birth Date: Sept. 24, 1998
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: San Vendemiano, Italy
High School: Liceo Scientifico G. Marconi
Position: S
Major: Undecided
m 31
k/s 0.22
h % .142
a/s 9.44
b/s 0.23
sa/s 0.12
d/s 1.92

Career: Her 1,278 assists rank fifth in the rally scoring era in program history.

2017: Played in 32 matches and appeared in 121 sets ... Letterwinner ... Earned MAC Setter of the Year and All-MAC First Team honors and was named to the MAC All-Freshman Team ... Earned both Fall and Spring Athletics Director Honor Roll selection ... Ranked second in the MAC and 30th in the country with a team-high 1,278 assists (10.56 per set; fourth in the MAC) -- the most assists in a single season by an Ohio freshman in the rally scoring era in program history, the ninth-most assists in a single season by any player in the rally scoring era and the 10th-most in a single season by any player in the overall history of the program ... Tallied 40 or more assists 17 times, 50 or more assists eight times and 60 or more assists once ... Ranked third on the team with 306 digs (2.53 per set) ... Posted double-digit digs 14 times ... Achieved 14 double-doubles ... Ranked third on the team with 52 total blocks (two solo, 50 assisted; 0.43 per set) ... Posted five or more total blocks once ... Ranked fifth on the team with 19 service aces (0.16 per set) ... Also recorded 32 kills (0.26 per set) and 78 points (0.64 per set) ... Owned a .077 hitting percentage (32 kills-20 errors-156 total attacks) ... In conference play, played in all 16 matches and appeared in all 63 sets ... Led the MAC with a team-high 708 assists (11.24 per set) ... Tallied 40 or more assists 10 times and 50 or more assists six times ... Ranked second on the team with 185 digs (2.94 per set) ... Posted double-digit digs nine times ... Achieved nine double-doubles ... Tied for fourth on the team with 29 total blocks (two solo, 27 assisted; 0.46 per set) ... Posted five or more total blocks once ... Also recorded 12 service aces (0.19 per set), 16 kills (0.25 per set) and 43 points (0.69 per set) ... Opened collegiate career by being named Courtyard By Marriott Invitational Most Valuable Player after tallying 123 assists (11.18 per set) over three matches ... Achieved first career double-double with a match-high 45 assists coupled with 12 digs and also tallied a kill and three assisted blocks in a 3-2 victory at Samford (Aug. 25) in the Courtyard By Marriott Invitational ... Distributed a career-high 66 assists to lead the match, achieved her third double-double with 15 digs and tallied a career-high four kills for the first of two times on the season to go along with an assisted block in a 3-2 setback to High Point (Sept. 2) in the Bobcat Invitational presented by Texas Roadhouse ... Posted a career-high three service aces for the first of two times on the season, led the match with 47 assists and also chipped in five digs in a 3-1 win over Howard (Sept. 8) in the Jefferson Cup presented by Fairfield Inn & Suites ... Compiled a career-high 21 digs to go along with a match-high 58 assists to achieve her fifth double-double and also added a kill, a service ace and two assisted blocks in a 3-1 loss to Bowling Green (Sept. 30) ... Logged a career-high five total blocks (five assisted) and also led the team with 50 assists, achieved her 11th double-double with 14 digs and also recorded a service ace in a 3-2 triumph at Bowling Green (Nov. 3) ... Racked up 11 double-doubles in the final 16 matches of the season -- including a stretch of six-straight matches with a double-double.

Prior to Ohio: Attended Liceo Scientifico G. Marconi in Italy ... Competed at the club level for Codogne’ (2016-17), A.P.C. Chions (2015-16), Volley Mareno (2012-15), Volley San Vendemiano (2007-12) ... Helped guide her squads to four provincial championships while serving as a team captain ... After leading Volley Mareno to a sixth-place finish at the regional championship in 2014-15, helped her 2015-16 A.P.C. Chions team to first-place regional and provincial finishes and an 18th-place finish at the national finals ... Also helped A.P.C. Chions place second (Winter Cup) and third (Memorial Cornacchia) at a pair of international tournaments ... Garnered best setter recognition at several tournaments throughout her career in Italy.

Personal: Born Sept. 24, 1998 ... Daughter of Romano Giacomazzi and Nicoletta Citron ... Has a sister, Sara Giacomazzi ... Undecided on a major ... Enjoys reading and lists favorite authors as Leo Tolstoy, Cassandra Clare and Edoardo Boncinelli ... Enjoys rock music and lists favorite bands as Guns N' Roses, Godsmack, The Offspring and Buckcherry ... Also enjoys motorcycle riding, skiing, ice skating, roller skating, rock climbing and beach volleyball ... Speaks three languages -- Italian, English and German ... Favorite color is back ... Favorite athletes are Argentine volleyball player Luciano De Cecco, Italian volleyball player Manuela Benelli, Italian volleyball player Taismary Agüero and Serbian volleyball player Aleksandar Atanasijevic ... Favorite sports teams are Sir Safety Perugia and Imoco Volley Conegliano.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills 4 twice (last: at Kent State, Oct. 5, 2017)
Attacks 17 at Kent State (Oct. 5, 2017)
Hitting Percentage -- --
Assists
66 High Point (Sept. 2, 2017)
Aces 3 twice (last: Akron, Oct. 27, 2017)
Digs 21 Bowling Green (Sept. 30, 2017)
Block Solos 1 twice (last: Kent State, Nov. 9, 2017)
Block Assists
5 at Bowling Green (Nov. 3, 2017)
Total Blocks 5 at Bowling Green (Nov. 3, 2017)
Points 8.0

at Kent State (Oct. 5, 2017)

Recent Games
Nov 2 at Akron W, 3-1
Nov 3 at Buffalo L, 3-0
Nov 9 Bowling Green L, 3-1
Nov 10 Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0
Nov 15 vs. Northern Ill. W, 3-0
Nov 16 vs. Ball St. L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 31 16
Sets 117 60
Kills 26 20
Kills per set 0.22 0.33
Errors 11 10
Total Attacks 106 78
Hitting Percentage .142 .128
Assists 1104 675
Assists per set 9.44 11.25
Service Aces 14 5
Service Errors 24 10
Service Aces per set 0.12 0.08
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 225 122
Digs per set 1.92 2.03
Block Solo 3 3
Block Assist 24 17
Block Total 27 20
Blocks per set 0.23 0.33
Block Errors 4 1
Ball Handling Errors 10 8
Points 55.0 36.5
Points per set 0.5 0.6
Matches started 28 15
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 11 Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 18 Pittsburgh L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 vs. Texas A&M L, 3-1 1 4 2 0 6 .333 35 1 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 3.0
Aug 25 at Ohio St. L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 25 vs. Albany (N.Y.) W, 3-1 1 4 2 1 6 .167 49 1 3 0 7 0 1 1 1 1 3.5
Aug 31 at Nebraska L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 13 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. Santa Clara L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 16 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 vs. Wake Forest W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 19 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Sep 5 at Marshall L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 2 .000 26 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 7 Samford W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 2 .000 32 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 Virginia Tech L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 24 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 IUPUI W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 26 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 14 vs. Drake L, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 21 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 at Missouri L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 23 1 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 15 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 28 3 2 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Sep 20 Kent St. W, 3-1 1 4 0 1 3 -.333 40 2 0 0 8 1 3 0 4 0 4.5
Sep 22 at Central Mich. W, 3-0 1 3 0 1 4 -.250 44 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 28 Buffalo L, 3-2 1 5 4 0 6 .667 53 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 29 Akron W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 5 .400 26 0 1 0 7 0 2 0 2 2 3.0
Oct 5 at Miami (Ohio) L, 3-2 1 5 0 2 6 -.333 46 0 2 0 10 0 0 1 0 2 0.0
Oct 6 at Bowling Green L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 6 .167 35 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Oct 12 at Ball St. L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 3 .000 45 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 13 at Toledo L, 3-2 1 5 0 1 3 -.333 59 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Oct 19 Western Mich. W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 3 .333 37 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 20 Northern Ill. L, 3-2 1 5 0 1 3 -.333 55 0 0 0 11 0 3 0 3 0 1.5
Oct 25 at Kent St. W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 2 .000 43 0 1 0 6 0 1 0 1 2 0.5
Oct 27 Eastern Michigan W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 38 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 2 at Akron W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 7 .429 45 3 2 0 8 1 0 0 1 0 7.0
Nov 3 at Buffalo L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 6 .167 26 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Nov 9 Bowling Green L, 3-1 1 4 4 3 12 .083 43 0 1 0 13 1 1 0 2 1 5.5
Nov 10 Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0 - 3 3 1 8 .250 40 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Nov 15 vs. Northern Ill. W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 5 .200 46 0 2 0 8 0 3 0 3 0 2.5
Nov 16 vs. Ball St. L, 3-2 1 5 0 0 3 .000 61 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2017-18 32 121 32 0.26 20 156 .077 1277 10.55 19 0.16 306 2.53 2 50 52 0.43 78.0 0.6
2018-19 31 117 26 0.22 11 106 .142 1104 9.44 14 0.12 225 1.92 3 24 27 0.23 55.0 0.5
2019-20 10 39 18 0.46 7 55 .200 412 10.56 9 0.23 101 2.59 1 13 14 0.36 34.5 0.9
Total 73 277 76 0.27 38 317 .120 2793 10.08 42 0.15 632 2.28 6 87 93 0.34 167.5 0.6
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 31 117 26 0.22 11 106 .142 1104 9.44 14 0.12 225 1.92 3 24 27 0.23 55.0 0.5
Conference 16 60 20 0.33 10 78 .128 675 11.25 5 0.08 122 2.03 3 17 20 0.33 36.5 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 43 15 0.35 6 43 .209 414 9.63 3 0.07 94 2.19 2 11 13 0.30 25.5 0.6
Away 12 44 5 0.11 4 40 .025 415 9.43 5 0.11 69 1.57 1 6 7 0.16 14.0 0.3
Neutral 8 30 6 0.20 1 23 .217 275 9.17 6 0.20 62 2.07 0 7 7 0.23 15.5 0.5
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Wins 13 45 11 0.24 3 40 .200 473 10.51 11 0.24 97 2.16 2 13 15 0.33 30.5 0.7
Losses 18 72 15 0.21 8 66 .106 631 8.76 3 0.04 128 1.78 1 11 12 0.17 24.5 0.3
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August 5 17 4 0.24 1 13 .231 123 7.24 2 0.12 22 1.29 0 1 1 0.06 6.5 0.4
September 12 47 7 0.15 2 25 .200 362 7.70 9 0.19 93 1.98 1 7 8 0.17 20.5 0.4
October 8 31 3 0.10 4 27 -.037 358 11.55 0 0.00 59 1.90 0 8 8 0.26 7.0 0.2
November 6 22 12 0.55 4 41 .195 261 11.86 3 0.14 51 2.32 2 8 10 0.45 21.0 1.0