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2012 (As A Junior)
Played in every match and 114 of 117 sets, leading the Husky defense once again with 4.06 digs per set which ranked seventh in the Pac-12 ... in Pac-12 play, averaged 4.47 digs per set, ranking sixth in the conference ... lowered her reception errors once again to a career-low 22 ... third on the team with 86 assists ... was the top digger for the Dawgs in 29 matches ... had 16 digs, an ace, and several key serving runs in the 3-2 win over Hawaii in the NCAA 2nd round (12/1) ... an ace and 8 digs in 3-0 win over Central Arkansas (11/30) in NCAA opener ... posted 17 digs and 2 assists in 3-0 win at WSU (11/23), helping hold the Cougars to a .000 Att% ... 19 digs and 4 assists in four-set loss to Arizona State (11/21) ... in sweep of Oregon State (11/17), notched 14 digs ... had 23 digs and 2 aces in the thrilling 3-2 win over No. 4 Oregon (11/16) in which UW saved 14 match points ... dug 18 balls in four sets at No. 1 Stanford (11/8) ... in 3-2 win at Cal (11/7), had team-high 21 digs and 2 aces plus 5 assists ... great match in 3-2 comeback win over Utah (11/4), with 24 digs, 3 assists and an ace ... 12 digs, 2 assists in 3-0 win over Colorado (11/2) ... had 23 digs in four sets at No. 6 UCLA (10/28) ... season-high 28 digs as UW had 83 as a team in tough five-set loss at No. 7 USC (10/26), also serving 2 aces ... led team with 12 digs vs. Cal (10/21) as UW held Bears to .073 offensively ... a new career-high 8 assists plus 21 digs vs. No. 2 Stanford (10/19) ... dug 15 balls at No. 5 Oregon (10/13) ... team-high 16 digs plus 5 assists in sweep at Oregon State (10/12) ... had 6 digs and 1 ace in win at Colorado on 10/7 ... led team with 18 digs at Utah (10/5) ... had team-high 9 digs and 4 assists in win over No. 3 USC (9/28) ... posted 22 digs in five-set win over No. 4 UCLA (9/26) as UW hit .292 for the night ... dug 21 balls with six assists in road win at Arizona (9/22) ... 14 digs vs. Washington State (9/18) as UW held WSU to a .177 Att% ... seven digs and an ace, and credited with her first kill at Portland on 9/11 ... 15 digs in three set victory over Long Beach State (9/7) and also posted three assists ... helped UW to the tourney win at the Tiger Classic, posting 12 digs in both of the wins over No. 7 Purdue and LSU, both on 8/31, and adding seven total assists over the two matches ... played in eight of nine sets during the Northwest Challenge as the libero, averaging 3.75 digs per set in the three wins and 0.62 assists per set, with 11 digs in the opener against Boise State and 14 digs against Portland State to go with three assists.
2011 (As A Sophomore)
Washington's top defensive stalwarts and one of the leaders in the Pac-12 once again ... tallied 479 total digs for an average of 4.61 per set, leading the team and ranking sixth in the Pac-12 ... appeared in all 32 matches and 104 of the 108 sets ... led or shared the team lead in digs in 26 of UW's 32 matches ... had a career-best 25 aces, second most on the team, and her average of 0.24 aces per set ranked seventh in the Pac-12 ... her 479 digs and 4.61 digs per set mark both rank eighth on the UW single season list ... passed the 1,000 career digs mark in the last match of the season, now with 1,024 ... key in the Husky defense which held opponents to a .173 attack percentage, fourth in the Pac-12 ... set a new career-high with 29 digs in UW's five set win over Stanford on Nov. 11, and also matched her career-high with six assists ... had eight matches with 20 or more digs, and five with 25 or more ... she had five matches with six assists, and averaged 0.84 assists per set, up significantly from her freshman year ... had a career-high four aces on Nov. 22 vs. Washington State ... led or shared the team lead in aces in a team-high 10 matches ... played well in the NCAA tourney, posting 26 digs, two aces, and six assists in four sets in the win over Western Michigan and 25 digs in the five set loss at Minnesota ... in Pac-12 play, upped her production to 4.80 digs per set ... earned Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors on Nov. 27, after the home-and-home series against Washington State, where her passing helped UW hit .506 and .340 in the two matches, and she averaged 4.50 digs per set with four aces ... earned Most Valuable Libero honors at the season-opening Long Beach State Invitational, with 21 digs in the key road win at No. 22 Long Beach State ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2010 (As A Redshirt Freshman)
Stepped into the starting libero role in her first official season and handled it with flying colors, as she started every match for the Huskies ... racked up 545 digs for a 4.82 digs per set average, which ranked second in the Pac-10 and 65th nationally ... helped anchor a UW defense that held opponents to a .175 attack percentage, second-best in the Pac-10 ... her 545 digs rank fifth in school history for a single season ... upped her average to 5.92 digs per set in UW's four NCAA tourney matches, the third-best in UW history for a postseason and tops in the 25-point system ... led the team in digs in all but two matches, and held or shared the team lead in aces in seven matches ... had 20 aces for a 0.18 aces per set average ... recorded a season-best 27 digs in the NCAA Round of 16 upset of No. 3 Nebraska on Dec. 10 ... had 10 matches of at least 20 digs, the first one on Sept. 4 vs. Gonzaga where she had 20 ... had double-figure digs totals for the final 25 matches of the year consecutively ... second on the team in assists with 66 for a 0.58 assists/set average ... season-high five assists twice, first at Stanford on Oct. 15 and again at Washington State on Nov. 5 ... had a season-best three aces on Nov. 27 vs. Oregon State ... named Most Valuable Libero of the Bulldog Invitational at Georgia, after earning 16 digs apiece against Georgia and Georgia Tech in straight set wins ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Northwest Challenge in Boise with a 5.11 digs/set average ... earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic.
Redshirted the season to preserve a year of eligibility.
In High School
Lettered three years and captained the team in 2008 ... earned First Team All-Mission League honors as a junior and senior ... named to All-Tournament Team at the Redlands Classic as a junior and an All-Tournament selection at 2008 Gahr Volleyball Classic ... named to the Pasadena Star News All-Area team ... played club volleyball for Sports Shuck for six years, coached by Tim Jensen and Chris McGee ... club team won the Reno Festival in 2007 and was runner-up in 2008 ... named the 2007 Director's Award winner for club team.
Full name Genevieve Orlandini ... born in Pasadena, Calif. to Michelle and Jerry Orlandini ... has one older brother, Vince, and one older sister, Sam ... her mother coaches the volleyball team at Flintridge Sacred Heart where she played alongside Sam, who currently plays at Cal State Northridge ... her mother also played collegiately at Northridge, where her father played football ... enjoys the beach, family and friends.