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    Lea Zarytsky
    3 Lea Zarytsky
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Hawthorn Woods, Ill.

    High School:
    Stevenson

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Defensive Specialist/Libero

    AT ILLINOIS

    2007
    • Missed the first two weekends with an ankle injury
    • Made her first appearance for the Illini against Creighton
    •Played for an injured Kristine Anderson against Indiana and Purdue, providing a needed lift with 20 digs in the course of two matches
    • Earned a starting spot on the back row for the last month of the season, picking up 11 digs, and at Ohio State
    • Posted a career-best 13 digs at Indiana

    High School
    As a senior, 2006 Team Captain • Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year • all- conference team • MVP-Big Gun award • Named to the Daily Herald All-Area Team • Team Leader in digs (438), serving efficiency (96%), and service aces (46) • High school coach was Tim Crow • Played for Sky High (Coach Scott Harris)• 2006 Junior Olympic National Championship • North Suburban Conference All-Academic team.

    Personal
    Born Jan. 27, 1989 • Daughter of George and Marie Zarytsky • Has one sister, Nicolette, and one brother, Adam. • Plans to major in business- marketing • Illinois State Scholar • Member of the National Honor Society • U.S. Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete • Earned AP Scholar with honors • Named Spanish Student of the Year • Recipient of 2007 Illinois General Assembly Scholarship • On the honor roll all four years of High School • Dad played soccer at Northern Illinois University.

    Career Statistics

    	Year	MP	GP	K	E	TA	Pct.	A	SA	SE	RE	DIG	BS	BA	TB	BE	BHE
    	2007	15	44	0	0	0	.000	5	4	14	2	74	0	0	0	0	1
    	Total	15	44	0	0	0	.000	5	4	14	2	74	0	0	0	0	1
    

    Career Highs
    A: 1, 4x, last vs. Mchigan State (11/3/07) SA: 3 vs. Iowa (11/24/2007) D: 13 at Indiana (10/27/07)

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