Iona Sweeps MAAC Awards with Archibald, Paolucci, Patsos

  0 volleymob | October 16th, 2018 | College - Women's Indoor, Division I Mid-Major, News

Courtesy: MAAC

Player of the Week

Claire Archibald, Iona
Sr., Coto de Caza, CA/Santa Margarita Catholic

Archibald led the Gaels to a perfect weekend with a steady weekend of play. The senior averaged 4.25 kills, 2.75 digs and 4.75 points per set. Archibald had a team-best 18 kills in a four-set win against the Fairfield Stags and chipped in nine digs. Against Quinnipiac, the California native had 13 digs and a team-leading 16 kills, and 19.0 points.

Libero of the Week

Jessica Paolucci, Iona
R-Jr., Lake Mary, FL/Lake Mary
Paolucci averaged 5.75 digs per set. The redshirt-junior had 30 digs against the Fairfield Stags and 16 digs against the Quinnipiac Bobcats. The Florida native also contributed 65 receptions and six assists.

Rookie of the Week

Cassandra Patsos, Iona
Fr., Oakdale, NY/Connetquot
Patsos was stellar for the Gaels in a pair of MAAC wins against Fairfield and Quinnipiac. The first-year Gael had 12 kills in both matches, and had a .611 hitting percentage against the Stags. Patsos chipped in with seven blocks, five of which game against the Bobcats. She averaged 3.43 kills, 1.0 blocks and 4.43 points per set.

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