Courtesy: Atlantic Coast Conference
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Pitt’s Stephanie Williams and Syracuse’s Jalissa Trotter have been named ACC Volleyball Co-Players of the Week, and Clemson’s Gabby Easton has been selected as the Freshman of the Week.
Williams led No. 6 Pitt with 3.57 kills per set on a team-best .317 percentage for the 2-0 home weekend, which included wins over Notre Dame and No. 21 Louisville. The junior outside hitter from Eastlake, Ohio, currently sits at No. 10 all-time for the Panthers in kills with 1,089. Williams racked up 25 total kills, 21 total digs and seven total blocks for the weekend.
“This is a well-deserved honor for Stephanie. She had a very complete weekend, excelling in all areas of the game against tough competition. I’m happy for her.” – @fishercoach
Congrats to @stephhwillliams!
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— Pitt Volleyball (@Pitt_VB) October 22, 2018
Trotter helped Syracuse sweep North Carolina and earn a win against NC State on the weekend. The senior setter from Texarkana, Texas, averaged 11 assists, 2.14 digs, 1.57 kills and one block per set on the weekend, with a .526 hitting percentage. Trotter racked up 77 total assists, highlighted by 40 in the match against NC State, and posted 11 total kills and 15 total digs with two service aces.
Easton turned in an excellence performance for Clemson in matches against Miami and Florida State. The rookie setter from Anderson, South Carolina, averaged 12.71 assists per set, racking up 89 total assists on the weekend, including 49 in a 3-1 win at Miami. The 49 assists are the most by any player in a three-set ACC match this season.
🏐🙌 LET'S GOOOOOO‼️ Gabby Easton tabbed ACC Freshman of the Week!
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— Clemson Volleyball (@ClemsonVB) October 22, 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
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