Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson picked up her second career Player of the Year nod, while teammate Jade Tingelhoff was tabbed as American Athletic Conference Setter of the Year. UCF’s McKenna Melville earned Freshman of the Year acclaim, while Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita was named Libero of the Year.
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson and Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita receive final weekly volleyball honors with offensive and defensive player of the week nods.
UCF and Cincinnati have maintained perfect league records with 7-0 marks, sitting two matches ahead of third-place Tulsa (5-2). The top of the standings will meet on Sunday, when the Knights take on the Bearcats to wrap up Week 5 of American Athletic Conference action.
Week 8 brought 10 players into the 1,000 kill club, bumping the total of active members to 99 players. Three others reached the 1,000 dig milestone, pushing the number of players in that group to 149 members.
– The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors for the week ending on October 7: East Carolina’s Toya Osuegbu and UCF’s Jordan Pingel.
Tulsa stunned Wichita State in five sets to give Shockers their first loss in the American Conference.
Following week 1 of AAC action, Tulsa, Wichita State and SMU remain undefeated at 2-0 in conference action. USF and UConn earned their first conference victories Sunday afternoon.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors for the week ending on September 9 with Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson repeating as Player of the Week.
No. 23 Purdue, Tulsa roll through day one of the Purdue Reamer Club Xtra Special Volleyball Premier in West Lafayette, Ind., setting up a Saturday showdown.
First set of the 2018 season for all 12 American Athletic Conference volleyball teams will get underway on Friday, August 24, with the teams combining for 34 matches.