NAC Women's Volleyball Weekly Honors (Week Ending 10/7/18)
Player of the Week
Sydney Adams, Maine Maritime
(Jr., S - Trumbull, Conn.)
Adams impressed in the Mariners' 3-0 week, totaling 88 assists (9.78 a/s), 14 kills (1.56 k/s), 14 digs (1.56 d/s), six aces and two blocks over nine sets. The junior setter tallied 14 assists, six digs, five kills and two aces in the Mariners 3-0 win over UMaine-Machias on Tuesday. In Maine Maritime's doubleheader against UMaine-Fort Kent, Adams tallied 37 assists in the 3-1 win, while also contributing eight digs, seven kills, and two aces. She followed that up with 37 assists in the Mariners' 3-0 victory over the Bengals in the second match while also recording two kills, two aces and two blocks. In that match Adams tied her previous career-high for assists in a three-set match (37).
Defensive Player of the Week
Maria Perez, Maine Maritime
(Jr., L - San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Perez was crucial in the Mariners 3-0 week, totaling 52 digs over eight sets (6.50 d/s), three assists and an ace. Against UMaine-Machias, Perez scooped up seven digs in one set (7 d/s), while also tallying two assists. In the first match of a doubleheader against UMaine-Fort Kent, Perez recorded 28 digs (7 d/s), one ace, and one assist in the 3-1 win. She followed that up with 17 digs in the Mariners 3-0 victory over the Bengals.
Rookie of the Week
Rachel Melampy, Maine Maritime
(Fr., OH - Duxbury, Mass.)
Melampy helped lead the Mariners to a 3-0 week, totaling 42 kills (4.20 k/s), 25 digs (2.50 d/s), eight aces and three blocks. In the Mariners 3-0 win over UMaine-Machias the freshman led all players with eight kills, and also contributed seven digs and two aces. In the Mariners' 3-1 victory over UMaine-Fort Kent, the outside hitter led all players once again with 14 kills and registered a double-double with 10 digs to go along with four aces and two blocks. In the Mariners' 3-0 win over the Bengals, Melampy tallied a career-high 20 kills, to go with eight digs, two aces and a block.