Courtesy: Atlantic Coast Conference
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Pitt’s Layne Van Buskirk has been named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week, while Georgia Tech’s Mikaila Dowd and NC State’s Jade Parchment have been selected as Co-Freshmen of the Week.
Van Buskirk was key in the Panthers’ road wins at Florida State (3-1) and Miami (3-2), which secured the 2018 ACC Volleyball Championship and the league’s NCAA automatic qualification. The junior middle hitter from Windsor, Ontario, racked up 21 total kills on a .405 hitting percentage across the two matches, and added 16 total blocks.
Congrats to @laynevb on her first @ACCVolleyball Player of the Week honors!
📰: https://t.co/sTFWiqCpfs#OwnIt • #H2P pic.twitter.com/zH14smKv2s
— Pitt Volleyball (@Pitt_VB) November 19, 2018
Dowd had a strong performance in Georgia Tech’s 3-1 win against Virginia. The rookie outside hitter from Naperville, Illinois, tallied 20 kills, 10 digs and four service aces during the match.
Congrats to Mikaila Dowd on her second ACC Freshman of the Week! https://t.co/obH2xyOsh3 pic.twitter.com/fMpvETkCL2
— GT Volleyball (@GTVolleyball) November 19, 2018
Parchment was key in NC State’s sweep of North Carolina. The rookie outside hitter from Kensington, Maryland, recorded 10 kills on a .292 hitting percentage, and added 11 digs in the match.
🚨 EXCITING NEWS! 📰#PackVB's Jade Parchment (@jadeparchment) Named @ACCVolleyball Freshman of the Week
📝 – https://t.co/XqFJm9itio#STATEment pic.twitter.com/7u7eZfbeul
— Wolfpack Volleyball (@PackVball) November 19, 2018
2018 ACC Volleyball Players of the Week
Aug. 27 – Kayla Lund, So., RS, Pitt
Sept. 3 – Andie Shelton, Gr., S/RS, Duke
Sept. 10 – Kayla Lund, So., 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, So., OH, Pitt
Nov. 19 – Layne Van Buskirk, Jr., MH, 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
Nov. 19 – Mikaila Dowd, OH, Georgia Tech | Jade Parchment, OH, NC State