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).
PERSONAL Parents Venetia Nikolidaki and Theodwros Genitsaridi ... Has a younger brother, Zaxarias ... Loves to be at the beach ... Major is undecided.