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Tessa Mati Season 2023

Outside Hitter

2023 (SR): As a senior, she started 9-of-22 matches for the Monarchs and played in 55 sets. Her season totals included 79 kills, fiver service aces, 68 digs, 22 blocks and 96.5 points…Scored a career high of 10 kills and seven digs against Coastal Carolina on Oct. 13...She then followed that up with her second career high of nine kills and 10 digs to help ODU to a victory over App State on Oct. 27.

2022 (JR): Appeared in 27 matches, starting 16, and played in 89 sets ... Finished her first season as a Monarch with 140 kills (1.57/set), 12 assists, seven service aces, 138 digs (1.55/set), 47 blocks (eight solo) and 174.5 points (1.96/set) ... Recorded two double-doubles during the season ... Finished with a season-high seven blocks in ODU's 3-1 win over Marist on Sept. 2 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Scored 10 kills with 13 digs and a pair of assists versus Navy in the first match of the Quest for the Crown tournament on Sept. 8 ... Matched her season-best of 10 kills in a 3-0 sweep at Norfolk State on Sept. 13 ... Tallied 15 digs in a 3-2 win at VCU on Sept. 17 to cap off the VCU Invitational ... Ended up with 12 digs in ODU's 3-0 win over App State on Oct. 28 ... Recorded an 11-kill, 11-dig double-double ar Georgia State on Nov. 5. She served a season-high three aces and also has a season-best performance with 15.5 points.

AT KANSAS STATE (2021): Played in three sets through three matches ... Her season totals included one kill on three attempts (.333), one dig and one block assist.

AT KANSAS STATE (2020): Appeared in one match (one set) in her first season ... Recorded two kills on four attempts with an error (.250) in a three-set win over Texas Tech on November 7 ... Landed on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall and spring semesters and was named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team for 2020-21.

Prep: Attended the school Liceo scientifico scienze applicate G. Marconi in Grosseto, Italy ... Played for the club Megabox Battistelli Pesaro in Vallefoglia, Italy and also played for the club Vigili del Fuoco Grosseto from 2014-18.

Personal: Daughter of Tommaso Mati and Guya Monti ... Has a younger brother, Pardo ... Majoring in leadership.

Why ODU: "I chose ODU because it is a great new program with an amazing team culture and really hard-working people. I saw an incredible opportunity to be part of a united group that is going to have outstanding results."