The Panthers look to build off an impressive 2014 season
Start time is slated for 1 p.m. on August 22 at the Fitzgerald Field House
Panthers Take on Notre Dame on ESPN Sunday
Yeazel Leads Panthers with 11 Kills
Sunday vs. Syracuse to Air on ESPN3
aS A SOPHOMORE (2014):
Named Tournament MVP and made the All-Tournament team at the Hampton Inn Invitational... Recorded 10 kills against Georgia Southern at the Omni Classic...Notched 10 kills against Niagara...Posted three service aces against Norfolk State...Recorded 12 kills and nine digs against the University of South Florida in the Pitt Panthers Invitational...Notched eight kills against Sacred Heart in the same tournament...Recorded nine digs and 14 kills against LIU...Had 7 kills and 13 digs versus UNC...Recorded 9 kills and 12 digs against Notre Dame...Notched 13 kills and 7 digs at Syracuse...Recorded a double-double with 15 kills, a season-high, and 13 digs at Clemson...Notched 12 kills, 7 digs and 1 service ace against Florida State...Recorded a double-double with 13 kills, 4 aces and 15 digs versus Louisville...Set a new career-high in kills (20), along with 14 digs and a season-high four block assists at Duke...Recorded seven kills and seven digs against Miami...Tallied nine kills and nine digs versus Virginia...Contributed 20 kills, two service aces and ten digs at Louisville.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013) | Season Statistics
As a true freshman, Genitsaridi played in 33 matches this season totaling 214 kills, 208 digs, 40 block assists and 48 service aces... Tallied 10 kills and five digs in a 3-1 victory of South Dakota... Put together solid back-to-back performances at Connecticut and South Florida by posting stat lines of 11 kills and 14 digs and 10 kills and 11 digs respectively... In a 3-1 win at Rutgers, had nine kills, four digs and two block assists... In a home match versus Virginia, Maria had seven kills to go along with 11 digs... Again had strong consecutive performances at Notre Dame and at home versus Wake Forest with combined totals of 28 kills and 19 digs, including a career-high 15 kills against the Demon Deacons...Finished the year strong by registering 10 kills and 13 digs at Virginia and 13 kills and nine digs at Virginia Tech.
PRIOR TO PITT
Played for the Greece National Team...Was named the Best Hitter at the Junior Championship of Greece...Was the top scorer at the Junior Championship with the national team...Placed 8th in Europe with the Greece national team...Was 3rd in Greece with her club team (Athlesi Irakliov).
Parents Venetia Nikolidaki and Theodwros Genitsaridi ... Has a younger brother, Zaxarias ... Loves to be at the beach ... Major is undecided.
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