Courtesy: Patriot League
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Navy sophomore Maddi Sgattoni was named the Patriot League Volleyball Player of the Week while Loyola Maryland freshman Katie Forsythe was selected as the rookie of the week by the League office on Monday.
Holy Cross’ Katie Kerins and Lehigh’s Emily Poole both received weekly honorable mentions.
PATRIOT LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Maddi Sgattoni, Navy, So., OH, Pittsburgh, Pa.
* Sgattoni helped the Mids go 2-0 last week against Bucknell and Lehigh.
* The sophomore posted a then-career-best 21 kills at Bucknell to go with a career-high four blocks.
* In the five-set victory against Lehigh, she broke her career-high in kills with 22. Sgattoni also collected 20 digs to mark Navy’s first 20-kill, 20-dig match in 12 years.
This week's #PLvb🏐 award winners have been announced!
Player: Maddi Sgattoni, @NavyAthletics
Rookie: Katie Forsythe, @LoyolaVB
Full Story: https://t.co/lZHkAx1Jod pic.twitter.com/BM2xrS865L
— Patriot League (@PatriotLeague) September 24, 2018
PATRIOT LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Katie Forsythe, Loyola Maryland, Fr., L, Perry, Ohio
* Forsythe recorded 32 digs against Lafayette in three sets after she produced 18 digs against Lehigh.
* The 32 digs is six more than any Patriot League player has had in a three-set match this season.
* Forsythe also had five aces against the Leopards, the most by a League player in a three-set match this year.
Katie Forsythe earned her third @PatriotLeague Rookie of the Week Award Monday after setting a @LoyolaVB record Saturday. https://t.co/jea5MCdIao #gohounds pic.twitter.com/z0qHaXXqvv
— Loyola Greyhounds (@LoyolaHounds) September 24, 2018
Katie Kerins, Holy Cross, So., MH/OH, Laguna Niguel, Calif.
* Kerins led her team with 11 kills, hitting a season-best .550, to defeat Colgate in four sets for the first time since 2014. She then notched 15 kills and hit .324 versus Army West Point.
Emily Poole, Lehigh, Jr., MB, York, Pa.
* Poole finished her match against Loyola Maryland with nine kills and seven blocks, hitting .600. Versus Navy, the junior tallied a season-high 11 kills while she hit .435.