Torrance, Calif., Native Gina Cortesi Transfers to UC San Diego

  0 Wendy Mayer | January 10th, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Conference USA, Division II, News

UC San Diego will welcome 6-1 outside hitter Gina Cortesi to its roster this spring as the Torrance, California, native transfers in from Louisiana Tech.

In 2017, Cortesi averaged 2.41 kills per set, second most among Louisiana Tech players, while also adding 1.56 digs and 0.59 blocks per set, as a rookie.

The South Torrance High School alum was team MVP her junior and senior seasons en route to Pioneer League MVP accolades. Cortesi led her team to a CIF State runner-up finish.

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Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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