Courtesy: Atlantic Coast Conference
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Duke’s Leah Meyer has been named the ACC Volleyball Player of the Week, and Clemson’s Gabby Easton has been selected as the Freshman of the Week.
Meyer and the Blue Devils defeated Virginia (3-0) and became the first team this season to knock off No. 5 Pitt when they won in four sets over the weekend. The junior middle blocker from Clarence, New York, tallied 11 kills on a .364 hitting percentage, along with nine total blocks against the Panthers. Meyer racked up 18 total kills on a .308 hitting percentage, with 13 total blocks and four digs on the weekend.
Congrats to ACC Player of the Week @leahmeyerrr‼️
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— Duke Volleyball (@DukeVB) October 29, 2018
Easton claims her second straight ACC Freshman of the Week honor after Clemson defeated NC State (3-1) and North Carolina (3-0) this past weekend. The rookie setter from Anderson, South Carolina, averaged 11.85 assists per set in the two wins, recording at least 40 assists in each match. Easton tallied 83 assists, 10 kills on a .473 hitting percentage, eight digs and seven blocks total across the two matches.
When you win back-to-back ACC Freshman of the Week honors!
📝 https://t.co/yaQ5jRj6CK#ClemsonVB🏐 #ChampionshipBehavior pic.twitter.com/NZ2xhDehyI
— Clemson Volleyball (@ClemsonVB) October 29, 2018
2018 ACC Volleyball Players of the Week
Aug 27 – Kayla Lund, RS, Pitt
Sept. 3 – Andie Shelton, S/RS, Duke
Sept. 10 – Kayla Lund, OH, Pitt
Sept. 17 – Kodie Comby, Jr., MB, Georgia Tech
Sept. 24 – Payton Caffrey, Jr., OH, Florida State
Oct. 1 – Charley Niego, Fr., OH, Notre Dame
Oct. 8 – Nika Markovic, Jr., RS, Pitt
Oct. 15 – Payton Caffrey, Jr., OH, Florida State
Oct. 22 – Stephanie Williams, Jr., OH, Pitt | Jalissa Trotter, Sr., S, Syracuse
Oct. 29 – Leah Meyer, Jr., MB, Duke
2018 ACC Volleyball Freshmen of the Week
Aug 27 – Mikaila Dowd, OH, Georgia Tech | Zoe Nunez, S, Notre Dame
Sept. 3 – Solei Thomas, OH/RS, Clemson | Mariana Brambilla, OH, Georgia Tech
Sept. 10 – Solei Thomas, OH/RS, Clemson
Sept. 17 – Mariana Brambilla, OH, Georgia Tech
Sept. 24 – Polina Shemanova, OH, Syracuse
Oct. 1 – Charley Niego, OH, Notre Dame
Oct. 8 – Emily Scott, MB, Louisville
Oct. 15 – Polina Shemanova, OH, Syracuse
Oct. 22 – Gabby Easton, S, Clemson
Oct. 29 – Gabby Easton, S, Clemson