With three weeks left in the regular-season race, UCF remains atop the American Athletic Conference standings and clinch a portion of the league title with two more wins, but Cincinnati (11-2), Tulane (9-4) and Tulsa (9-4) are still in contention for the crown.
There were two monster performances that stood out above the rest, but an all around effort and two conference records gave Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson the edge and her third VolleyMob Player of the Week nod this season.
American Athletic Conference volleyball teams will begin their November slates on Thursday, as home teams went 11-1 through the final weekend of October.
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For the first time since the start of the 2018 conference volleyball season, The American has one team leading the pack, as UCF stands alone atop the league’s standings with a 9-0 conference record halfway through conference play.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors, naming UCF”s McKenna Melville as Offensive Player of the Week and SMU’s Montana Watts as Defensive Player of the Week.
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.
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Cincinnati redshirt junior Jordan Thompson earned her second AVCA Player of the Week honor of the 2018 season on Monday, the organization announced. She also received the national award on Sept. 18, securing 2 of the 3 AVCA Player of the Week awards in Bearcat volleyball history.