A stellar and efficient hitting effort coupled with a strong defensive stand earned UNLV outside hitter Mariena Hayden the Week 5 VolleyMob Player of the Week nod.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly volleyball honors for the week ending on September 23, giving Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson her fourth straight Offensive Player of the Week nod and tabbing Wichita State’s Giorgia Civita for defense.
Nebraska and Michigan each have held their foes to a .109 hitting effort, the lowest opponent percentages in the country. Both teams will put their defense to the test, when they face off on Friday in Lincoln.
Cincinnati redshirt junior Jordan Thompson averaged an eye-popping 7.45 kills per set and posted a .394 attack percentage to secure the program’s second all-time AVCA Player of the Week accolade and the first since Sept. 21, 2010.
This week’s Player of the Week decision was one of our toughest yet as the numbers for Week 4 were insane across the board. In the end, Cal Poly’s Torrey Van Winden had a slight edge over the pack with an all-around and efficient effort.
The American Athletic Conference has announced that Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson and UCF”s Jordan Pingel are the league’s Week 4 Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honorees.
Loyola Marymount checks in at the top of the rankings in both kills per set (16.03) and assists per set (15.13), while Emma Johnson has hit at a .529 clip and Tess Reid is tops nationally in assists per set (13.19).
American Athletic Conference volleyball teams hold a .635 winning percentage against other conferences this season and are set for their final nonconference tournaments to be played this weekend.
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.
After two weeks of NCAA Division I action, Portland is the nation’s most efficient offensive team, while Penn State has…