Tricia Tirabassi | #1 | S
Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.
Previous School: Tremper HS
2011: Ranked ninth in the Gulf South Conference in assists per set (5.24) … Appeared in 96 sets on the year … ranked fifth on the squad in digs per set (1.97) and tallied 189 digs on the year.
2010: All-GSC 2nd team pick... NCAA South Regional All-Tournament team selection... All-GSC Preseason 1st team selection... Led the Argos in assists, with 896 on the season, posting the sixth-highest single-season total in UWF history... Became just the eighth Argonaut to earn multiple All-GSC honors and the first to do so in her freshman and sophomore seasons... Posted a season-high with 56 assists against Florida Southern (9/27)... Added a season-high three kills in the same match... Ended the year with 279 digs... Played her best defense down the stretch, with 17 digs in the GSC Quarterfinal win over Henderson State (11/12) and double-digit digs in all three matches of the NCAA South Regional.
2009: All-GSC 2nd team pick... Played in 35 matches and 124 sets... Led the Argos with 1,201 assists on the season... Also racked up 244 digs and 30 kills... Collected eight assists, and served for seven consecutive points in first collegiate match against No. 21 Lewis (8/27)... Tallied four double-doubles this season... Recorded first career double-double with 46 assists along with 12 digs against Lynn (8/28)... Posted first career block against No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul (8/28)... Back-to-back double-doubles against Saint Leo (41 assists, 13 digs) and Florida Southern (52 assists, 13 digs)... Tallied 170 total assists during UWF's Regional Crossover.
High School: Lettered in three sports, including four years in volleyball as a setter, three years in basketball as a guard, and two years in softball as a shortstop… Helped lead her volleyball team to a 2008 state championship… Named All-Conference honorable mention as a freshman… Earned 1st team All-Conference selections as a sophomore and junior… Earned 1st team All-County accolade as a senior… Ranks 2nd among assist records at state tournament… Named team MVP as a senior, and best offensive player as a junior.
Club: Named to the 2008 All-Tournament team at national tournament… Was a member of third place team at 2008 national tournament… Has helped team reach nationals in six out of seven seasons playing club volleyball... Her team has consistently place in the top 15 nationally.
Personal: Daughter of Domenick III and Rebecca Tirabassi… Has siblings, Domenick IV, Juliana, and Leah… Plans to major in education.