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#12 Ari Lysacek
Position: Setter/Hitter
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
Ari Lysacek Bio
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
Release: 07/31/2012

2012 (Senior): Named to the North Carolina Central Volleyball Invitational All-Tournament Team … Produced the Spartans’ first double-double of the season, falling one kill shy of a triple-double against defending Big South champion and preseason favorite Liberty … Posted 44 assists, 12 digs and nine kills to rally the Spartans from a 2-0 deficit for the victory over the Flames … Recorded a match-high .615 hitting percentage against Liberty with the nine kills on 13 attempts and just one error, hitting 1.000 in the deciding set (2k/0e/2a) … Tallied a team-best six aces for an average of 0.46 per set during the opening weekend.

2011 (Junior): Played in 29 matches, including 28 starts, to earn her third letter … Played in 104 of a possible 118 sets … Led the team with 795 assists, an average of 7.64 assists per set … Posted double figures in assists in all 29 matches she played … Dished out a season-high 51 assists against Elon (Sept. 23) … Recorded 46 against Appalachian State (Oct. 2), 41 assists against Howard (Sept. 17) and 41 against Georgia Southern (Oct. 15) … Posted two double-doubles in kills and assists … Tallied 10 kills and 19 assists against East Tennessee State (Aug. 26) and 19 kills and 32 assists against Chattanooga (Oct. 8) … Recorded nine double-doubles in digs and assists … Notched a career-high 19 digs against Western Carolina (Oct. 30) … Third on the team with 230 digs, averaging 2.21 digs per set … Reached double figures in digs nine times … Posted 138 kills while hitting .219 on the year … Averaged 1.33 kills per set … Recorded 34 total assists, averaging 0.33 blocks per set … Tallied nine matches with multiple total blocks … Notched a career-high 6.0 total blocks against Navy (Sept. 4). 2

2010 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 34 matches as a sophomore and made starts in 32 of those matches … played in 123 sets out of a possible 128 over the season … led the team with 970 assists over the year for a 9.70 assists per set average … recorded a team-best 15 double-doubles during the season … her 48 assists in a five-set win over Chattanooga (10/31) set a new season-high … had 43 or more assists on five occasions during the season … recorded a career-high six kills in a sweep over Appalachian State (10/3) on just nine attempts with no errors for a .667 hitting percentage … post a season-high 18 digs in the season finale win at Appalachian State (11/13), one shy of her career high she set as a freshman … set a new career-high in service aces with five in a five-set win over Norfolk State (8/28) … tied her career-high of five blocks in a three-set sweep at Western Carolina (11/12).

2009 (Freshman): Had a breakout freshman campaign that saw her play in all 31 matches, including making the start in 29 of them … played in 118 of a possible 123 sets during the season … recorded 12 double-doubles on the year, which was second on the team … had a season-high 57 assists in the win against backyard-rival Elon (10/7) … also had over 50 assists against Winston-Salem State (9/1), Eastern Kentucky (51), UCF (9/11) and NC State (9/19) … recorded 1,125 assists on the year, which was the eighth-best single-season mark in school history … her 1,125 assists also ranks her seventh on the all-time career list in school history … set a career-high with 19 digs against Virginia Tech (8/29) … had a season-high five kills against Georgia Southern (10/18) and also had four kills earlier in the season against Montana (8/29) … recorded five blocks against College of Charleston (10/24), which was a season-high … had a season-high three aces against UCF (9/11), NC State (9/19), Davidson (10/17) and North Carolina Central (10/27).

High school: Played four years for coach Dan Glenn at Newport Harbor HS…earned two varsity letters for the Sailors as a setter…named to the first-team Sunset League team as a senior…earned all-tournament honors at the Dave Mohs Invitational as well as the Santa Barbara Tournament during her senior season…named to the Sunset League all-star team after her senior year…helped lead her team to the Sunset League championship during the 2007 season.

Club: Played two seasons for the Long Beach Mizuno Club in Long Beach, Calif….She was a captain both seasons as a setter for coach Joy Mckienzie-Fuerbringer.

Personal: Arielle Berriz Lysacek … born Sept. 18, 1991, in Northridge, Calif. … daughter of Richard Lysacek and Monica Berriz … majoring in communication studies at UNCG.

Single-Match Highs:
Kills: 10 vs. East Tennessee State (Aug. 26, 2011); at Chattanooga (Oct. 8, 2011)
Attempts: 28 vs. Evansville (Aug. 27, 2011)
Hitting Percentage: .615 vs. Liberty (Aug. 24, 2012) (9-1-13)
Assists: 57 vs. Elon (Oct. 7, 2009)
Service Aces: 5 at Norfolk State (Aug. 28, 2010)
Digs: 19 at Virginia Tech (Aug. 29, 2009); at Western Carolina (Oct. 30, 2011)
Blocks: 6 vs. Navy (Sept. 4, 2011)
Solo Blocks: 2 vs. Radford (Sept. 17, 2011)
Block Assists: 6 vs. Navy (Sept. 4, 2011)


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