From Italy to Wichita State: Civita excels on the volleyball court

Oct 26, 2018 1023

BY: Chris Lilly

Wichita State sophomore volleyball player Giorgia Civita is the fastest player in shocker history to get to 1,000 career digs.  Civita grew up playing a high level of volleyball but never thought she would end up here in Wichita.  She grew up more than 5,000 miles away from Milan, Italy. "People would ask me 'where are you going to go in the USA?'" said Civita. 

"Wichita, Kansas. What is that? Like I have no idea either." After a knee injury Civita and her brother created a video to send out to schools across the country.  "When you get the stuff from the foreign athletes they certainly cast a wide net," said Wichita State volleyball coach Chris Lamb. "They want to make it appear that they will go anywhere."

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