17 Allison Fitzgerald
Allison  Fitzgerald

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Visitation Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
Defensive Specialist/Libero

Birthdate:
10/15/1995


05/08/2015

Villanova Volleyball Announces 2015-16 Schedule

Returning seven seniors, the Wildcats look to play deep into the season

Career: Played in 53 matches and 185 sets - most at libero ... Missed 14 matches with injury ... Recorded 712 digs, 38 service aces, 60 assists and 2 kills ... Averages 3.85 digs, 0.21 aces and 0.32 assists per set ... Double digit digs in 40 matches ... 20+ digs in eight matches ... Career-highs of 32 digs, twice (St. John's, 9/24/14 - Creighton, 10/30/15), 4 aces (Delaware, 9/16/14), 8 assists (La Salle, 9/20/14) and 1 kill, twice (La Salle, 9/20/14 - UT Arlington, 9/5/15)

2015:
Played in 31 matches and 111 sets - most at libero ... Missed three matches with injury ... Recorded 420 digs, 23 service aces, 28 assists and 1 kill ... Averaged 3.78 digs, 0.25 assists and 0.21 aces per set ... Double digit digs in 26 matches ... 20+ digs in three matches ... Career-high/season-high 32 digs vs Creighton (10/30/15) ... Season-high 3 aces vs James Madison (9/12/15) ... Season-high 3 assists four times, last vs Dayton (12/4/15)

2014:
Played in 22 matches and 74 sets - most at libero ... Missed 11 matches with injury ... Recorded 292 digs, 15 service aces, 32 assists and 1 kill ... Averaged 3.95 digs, 0.43 assists and 0.20 aces per set ... Double digit digs in 14 matches ... 20+ digs in five matches ... Career-high/season-high 32 digs vs St. John's (9/24/14) ... Career-high/season-high 4 aces at Delaware (9/16/14) ... Career-high/season-high 8 assists vs La Salle (9/20/14) ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll once (9/29/14)

Visitation Academy: 
Four year letter winner ... Straight-A student ... First Team All-District as a sophomore, junior and senior ... First Team All Conference as a junior and senior ... First Team All-Region senior year ... Second Team All-State senior year ... Team Captain senior year ... Was a member of the Rockwood Thunder Volleyball Club where her best finish was in the 16 open at the USAV Nationals with a 7th place finish.

Personal: Daughter of John and Patty Fitzgerald ... Has two older siblings Jason and Ryne ... Is undecided on a major currently ... Aunt Carrie Southerland competed at Mizzou as an outside hitter (1976-80) ... Aunt Cathy Southerland also competed at Mizzou as a setter (1975-79) .... Uncle Steve Southerland completed the Mizzou trifecta as a pitcher (1978-82) ... Enjoys running, biking and reading ... Chose Villanova because of the academics, the beautiful campus and to be part of the Villanova volleyball program.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills          1, twice              Last on Sept. 5, 2015
Assist         8 vs La Salle         Sept. 20, 2014
Service Aces   4 at Delaware         Sept. 16, 2104
Digs           32, twice             Last on Oct. 30, 2015

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