Bogoje, Terry Tabbed CAA Co-Offensive Players of the Week

  0 volleymob | September 03rd, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

Courtesy: Colonial Athletic Association

RICHMOND, Va. – Hofstra senior Doris Bogoje and Elon senior Kam Terry were named Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Co-Offensive Players of the Week, while UNCW’s Kendall Bender earned Defensive Player of the Week and Aisha Skinner of Hofstra took home her second straight Rookie of the Week honor.

Doris Bogoje, Hofstra
Senior | Middle Blocker | Dubrovnik, Croatia/Gimnazjia Dubrovnik

Bogoje was key in extending the Pride’s current win streak to six matches last week, hitting .619 with just two errors on the week. The CAA leader in hitting percentage did not commit an error in three of Hofstra’s four matches and was named MVP of the Black Knights Invitational. She started the week with eight kills and a .727 hitting percentage against Stony Brook and hit a perfect 5-for-5 against Southeastern Louisiana.

Kam Terry, Elon
Senior | Outside Hitter | Marengo, Ohio/Highland

Terry earned Phoenix Classic MVP honors, helping push Elon to a 7-0 start to the season. Terry had 55 kills on the week at a rate of 4.23 kills per set and had double-digit kills in each of the Phoenix’s four matches. She had a pair of double-doubles in the Phoenix Classic with 17 kills and 11 digs against Evansville and 15 kills and 14 digs against Gardner-Webb. She now has 1,070 career kills, just 32 away from the program’s top 10 list.

Kendall Bender, UNCW
Junior | Middle Blocker | Charlotte, N.C./Providence

Bender played a key role in each of the three Seahawk sweeps at the Hoya Invitational, earning All-Tournament honors. The middle blocker had 11 blocks in the team’s match against host Georgetown, tying a program record. She also knocked down 10 kills, recording her first double-double of the season. Bender opened the tournament with a .857 hitting percentage against Norfolk State.

Aisha Skinner, Hofstra
Freshman | Right Side | Berlin, Germany/SLZB

Skinner averaged 3.83 kills per set, 2.08 digs per set and hit .306 to help lead the Pride to a 4-0 week. She was named to the Black Knights Invitational All-Tournament team and tied her season-high of 13 kills twice during the week. Skinner contributed on the defensive side as well with at least four digs in each of the four matches and showcased her all-around ability in the Pride’s final match against Army, knocking down nine kills, four digs and a pair of blocks.

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