AS A SOPHOMORE (2012) | Season Statistics Played in all 112 sets...Finished with 909 assists and 258 digs...Had 12 double-doubles...Tallied 34 assists and 12 digs against George Washington...Posted 32 assists versus Coastal Carolina...Contributed 28 assists and eight digs versus Howard....Notched 40 assists and three block assists against Butler...Had 36 assists with three block assists against Cleveland State...Named Tournament MVP at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic Tournament where she posted three consecutive double-doubles...Against Sam Houston State tallied 46 assists, 14 digs, four blocks and four kills...Posted a season-best 53 assists, 14 digs, four kills and three blocks against Tulane...Tallied 46 assists, 10 digs, three kills and one block against Mississippi State...At the Ball State Tournament recorded 36 assists, nine digs and three kills against Wright State...Contributed 21 assists, five digs, three kills and two blocks against Ball State...Registered 31 assists, 12 digs, two kills, and one block assist versus Duquesne...Tallied 23 assists, 10 digs and one kill versus Seton Hall...Put up 25 assists, six digs and one kill versus Rutgers...Contributed 13 assists and nine digs against Louisville...Against Marquette registered 27 assists, eight digs, one block assist and one kill...Tallied 25 assists, four digs, one kill, one service ace, one block solo and one block assist versus Syracuse....Against Georgetown contributed 30 assists, 11 digs, four service aces, four kills and one block assist...Registered 31 assists, 17 digs and one service ace against Villanova...Contributed 33 assists, 13 digs, three kills, two service aces and one block solo against Connecticut...Tallied 38 assists, three digs, two block assists and one kill against DePaul...Registered 41 assists, 10 digs and one kill against South Florida...Against Seton Hall registered 29 assists, 13 digs, two service aces and one block assist...At Villanova she contributed 33 assists and seven digs...Had 32 assist and 11 digs against Marquette in the Big East quarterfinals.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011) | Season Statistics Earned a start as the team's setter in all 33 matches during her first collegiate season...Totaled 1,227 assists and 283 digs...Chipped in 71 blocks, 65 kills and 53 aces...Ranked second in the Big East in aces per set (0.44) and 21st among the NCAA Division I national rankings...Tied for third overall in single-season aces with Diana Andreyko (2005)...Aided the Panthers to the most aces in a single season since 1994 (206)...Was two shy of tying the single-match school record with six service aces against Eastern Kentucky on Aug. 26...Ranked third on the team in digs...Placed among the top five assist leaders in the Big East...Named Big East Freshman of the Week on both Aug. 29 and Sept. 19...Registered first double-double against Delaware with a career-best 65 assists and 18 digs...Posted 50 or more assists in six matches...Tallied a career-high eight blocks at St. John's...Averaged 10.14 assists, 2.34 digs and 1.31 points per set...Named to the All-Pitt Invitational Team, collecting 88 assists in three matches.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2010 First Team All-Ohio honoree...Assisted her team in four-straight conference and district championships...Also a part of two consecutive regional championships and a two-time state runner-up squad...Garnered Suburban Publications 2010 Fall Athlete of the Year, OCC-Central Division 2010 Player of the Year...Was an AVCA Under Armour Girls' High School All-America Watch List member...Named a Prepvolleyball.com High School All-American...One of only two student-athletes to win 100 or more varsity contests at Dublin Coffman...Earned first team all-conference honors four times, all-district honors on three occasions and all-state honors twice...Played for the Columbus Volleyball Academy club team under the guidance of former Division I assistants Gwen Zechman and Zach Colston...Aided her 17-Open team to a 22nd-place finish at the 2010 USAV National Tournament in Reno, Nev., and were winners of the 2010 Mid East Qualifier (Club Division) in Indianapolis...Her CVA team qualified for USAV Nationals four times...Earned three letters in basketball...Won three conference titles and was recognized as an all-conference performer in basketball...A member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL Daughter of Sandy and Richard Zitzke...Has an older sister, Christy, who played volleyball at Ashland (Ohio)...Enrolled in the College of Education.
Zitzke's Career Highs Kills: 5 Twice, last was vs. USF (11-13-11)
Attempts: 14 vs. Ohio (9-13-11)
Digs: 23 at West Virginia (10-15-11)
Assists: 65 vs. Delaware (9-17-11)
Service Aces: 6 vs. Eastern Kentucky (8-26-11)
Solo Blocks: 1 11 times, last against Connecticut(10-21-12)