Moved to within 372 assists of fifth on Illinois' all-time assist list
Started at setter for the third straight season, sharing time with Hillary Haen
Named Academic All-Big Ten Had 10 double-doubles on the season, her last at Ohio State where she had 69 assists and 12 digs
Named to the all-tournament team at the State Farm Illini Classic Ranked eighth in assists in Big Ten matches only and seventh in conference only matches.
Ranked sixth nationally and led the Big Ten in assists per game (13.64) Totaled 129 assists in three matches at the State Farm Illini Classic, while the team hit .478 off of her sets Set a season-high assist outing against Indiana, dishing out 66 on the night in a 3-1 Illini victory Had seven double-doubles on the season, including a 63 assist and 13 dig performance in Illinois' win over Iowa on Nov. 3 Named to the all-tournament team at the Marquette Kickoff Tournament Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 2 Named Academic Third Team Academic All-District Broke her hand and missed the final two weeks of the season.
Converted to right-side hitter in the absence of Rasa Virsilaite Became Illinois' full-time setter Oct. 7 at Michigan Recorded 29 assists in two games against Illinois State Posted a career-high four kills in matches against Rice and Michigan State Recorded a career-high in digs (17) while serving three aces in a five-game loss to Northwestern Set for a career-high in assists (66) in a five-game victory over Michigan State Served a career-high in aces (5) while setting up 58 assists in a four-game loss to Minnesota Topped her career-high in assists as she recorded 68 in a five-game victory against Purdue Led the Illini in service aces in nine different matches. Led the team in block assists (6) in a victory over Purdue Had 65 assists and a career-high 20 digs at Iowa.
Unanimous First Team All-DuPage Valley Conference setter for Naperville North, who went undefeated in winning the DVC title A multi-dimensional player with 75 kills, 27 blocks, 104 digs, and 83 aces in addition to her 908 assists. Player of the Year by the Naperville Sun and to the DuPage Daily Herald and Chicago Sun-Times All-Area teams. The Huskies won the regional and sectional tournaments before falling to Downers Grove South in the Supersectional in an exciting three-game match The Huskies' season also included winning the Lake Park Invite and placing third at the West Aurora Invite, both events where Bazzetta was named to the All-Tournament Team. High School coach was Jen Scarpino Played for Club Elite and was the captain for the Sports Performance team (coached by Rick Butler) in 2004 Played for Sports Performance 18-Red (coached by Larry Kahl) in 2004-05 Earned All-America at AAU Nationals and was named to the All-Tournament team at the USAV Nationals Posted 151 kills, 64 blocks, 658 digs, 2066 assists and 184 aces and hit .481 during the 2004-05 club season The Sports Performance 18-Red placed first in the Big South Qualifier and the Lone Star Tournament and second at the AAU Nationals.
Born July 5, 1986 Daughter of Bob and Mary Jean Bazzetta Majoring in biological studies Continues a family tradition of attending and playing volleyball at Illinois. Sister, Kathleen, was a four-year regular at defensive specialist, following aunts Kathleen and Eileen Gartland, who played volleyball for the Illini in the 1970s Parents Bob and Mary Jean Bazzetta and several family members also attended Illinois. Member of National Honor Society PE Leader First Class Leader.
Year MP GP K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE DIG BS BA TB BE BHE 2005 30 92 33 25 97 .082 824 30 51 21 207 1 46 47 1 8 2006 26 91 40 20 114 .175 1241 24 54 3 218 2 49 51 2 16 2007 28 99 41 13 111 .252 1141 28 48 0 211 3 39 42 6 17 2008 34 126 5 3 17 .200 641 23 40 0 264 0 0 0 1 5 Total 118 525 119 61 339 .171 3847 105 193 24 900 6 134 140 10 46
K: 5, twice, last vs. Wisconsin (9/19/07) TA: 11, twice, last vs. Minnesota (10/13/07) Pct: .714 (5-0-7) vs. Wichita State (9/9/06) A: 69 vs. Penn State (10/19/07) SA: 5 vs. Michigan State (10/28/05) SE: 5, three times, last vs. Marquette (9/7/07) D: 23 vs. Iowa (9/30/06) BS: 2 at Michigan State (9/28/07) BA: 6 vs. Purdue (11/16/05) TB: 6 vs. Purdue (11/16/05)