Courtesy: Atlantic Coast Conference
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Pitt’s Kayla Lund has been named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week, and Syracuse’s Polina Shemanova has been selected as the Freshman of the Week.
Lund had a strong performance in No. 10 Pitt’s sweep of Duke. The sophomore outside hitter from Pasadena, California, racked up 13 kills on a .440 hitting percentage, averaging 4.33 kills per set. Lund added three digs and two total blocks on the match. The win over Duke avenged Pitt’s lone loss of the season.
Leading the league!@kaylund9 picks up her 3️⃣rd @ACCVolleyball Player of the Week honor after a solid match against Duke.
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— Pitt Volleyball (@Pitt_VB) November 12, 2018
Shemanova was key in Syracuse’s sweep of Georgia Tech. The rookie outside hitter from St. Petersburg, Russia, tallied 16 kills on a .500 hitting percentage, averaging 5.3 kills per set. Shemanova also had 15 digs in the match, recording her 13th double-double of the season.
1-2-THREE Freshman of the Week honors for Polina Shemanova!
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— Syracuse Volleyball (@CuseVB) November 12, 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
Nov. 5 – Payton Caffrey, Jr., OH, Florida State
Nov. 12 – Kayla Lund, RS, Pitt
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
Nov. 5 – Claire Chaussee, OH, Louisville
Nov. 12 – Polina Shemanova, OH, Syracuse