Miami’s Olga Strantzali and NC State’s Kylie Pickrell have earned this week’s ACC Co-Players of the Week. Also picking up ACC weekly honors is Florida State’s, Taryn Knuth.
Co-Players of the Week
Olga Strantzali – Miami – senior
Strantzali recorded double-doubles in the team’s wins. Against NC State, Strantzali posted 20 kills on a .514 hitting performance with 11 digs and two blocks while posting in another 15 kills on a .480 hitting clip with 10 digs, two aces and two blocks against North Carolina.
Kylie Pickrell – NC State – junior
Pickrell was a strong contender in NC State’s win over Florida State. In the match, Pickrell set a program rally-scoring era record with 70 assists in the five-set win. Additionally, the 70 assists are the most by any ACC player this season and third-most by any NCAA Division I player.
Freshman of the Week
Taryn Knuth – Florida State – freshman
Over the Seminoles two matches of the week, Knuth slammed down 22 kills on a .588 hitting percentage while adding 10 blocks and five digs.
In the Seminoles sweep over North Carolina, Knuth put down nine kills on a .750 hitting clip while adding four digs and three blocks, two of which were solo. In Florida State’s loss to NC State, Knuth produced 13 kills on a .500 hitting percentage along with seven blocks.