Notre Dame’s Charley Niego Tabbed as ACC Player, Freshman of the Week

  0 volleymob | October 01st, 2018 | ACC, College - Women's Indoor, News

Courtesy: Atlantic Coast Conference

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Notre Dame’s Charley Niego has been named ACC Volleyball Player and Freshman of the Week, the first volleyball student-athlete to earn the distinction since at least 2010.

Niego helped the Irish to a 2-0 weekend, with wins over Clemson and Georgia Tech. The rookie outside hitter from Chicago posted 4.50 kills, 3.00 digs and 1.25 blocks per set on the weekend. Niego racked up 36 total kills on a hitting percentage of .306, 24 total digs, and five total blocks across the two matches.

In a Friday match against Clemson, Niego turned in a 13-kill, 11-dig double-double, while hitting .345. Against Georgia Tech, the rookie posted 23 kills, 13 digs and three blocks, while hitting at a .288 clip.

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

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, Fr., OH, Notre Dame

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