Oregon Outside Hitter Monique Tobbagi Earns Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 Honors

Nov. 21, 2000

Junior outside hitter Monique Tobbagi was an All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection for the 2000 volleyball season, Pac-10 Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Tobbagi led Oregon with 3.81 kills per game and had 328 total kills. The 6-foot San Jose native also led the squad with 2.49 digs per game and was third on the team with 22 service aces (.26 sapg).

In the second match of the season, Tobbagi suffered a concussion when she dove for a ball against Wyoming at the UTSA Tournament in San Antonio. She had five consecutive double-doubles upon returning from the injury and had six over the season. Tobbagi set a new career-high in kills (28) in Oregon's victory over Washington Nov. 9.

Setters Sydney Chute and Julie Gerlach as well as middle blocker Halie Mazza were Pac-10 honorable mention All-Academic selections. Chute, a sophomore from Santa Rosa, Calif., has a 3.68 cumulative grade point average and led Oregon with 6.41 assists per game in 2000. She averaged 1.74 kills per game and led Oregon with 39 service aces (.41 sapg). Chute had her first career triple-double (14 kills, 39 assists, 12 digs) against California Sept. 15.

Gerlach, a junior from Scottsdale, Ariz., is a pre-journalism major with a 3.21 cumulative GPA. Gerlach set a new career-high in kills (13) against Washington Oct. 13 and set a new career-high in attack percentage (.480). Gerlach's 117 total kills in 2000 surpassed her two-year total at Oregon (101).

Mazza, a senior form Hood River, has a 3.71 cumulative GPA and is majoring in journalism. Mazza led Oregon in blocks with 88 total ( .94 bpg), hitting percentage (.293) and was second on the team with 3.02 kills per game.

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