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Saints Sweep Volleyball Awards

Saints Sweep Volleyball Awards

Julia Popova and Jessica Ginn of Thomas More have been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Volleyball Players of the Week.

Popova, a freshman middle/right side hitter from Sophia, Bulgaria (Beechwood HS), helped lead the 23rd-ranked Saints to a 4-0 record and remain undefeated last week and was named to the All-Tournament team at the Bluffton Spiketacular. She led the team in hitting with a .384 hitting percentage with 42 kills, one assist to go with nine blocks. In Thomas More's three-set win over No. 18 Ohio Northern, Popova had a match high 14 kills and five blocks.

Ginn, a sophomore defensive specialist Cincinnati, OH (Seton HS), also helped the Saints in the Bluffton tournament. She tallied a team-high 77 digs in the four matches, including 18 in the Saints' win over 18th-ranked Ohio Northern.

Others Nominated:  Offensive: Kristen Maslanka (SUNY Delhi), Madeline Markley (Pratt), Adrianna Nester (Mount Mary), Megan Freed (Valley Forge), Kiara Perkins (Alfred State), Myeisha Williams (Mills). Defensive: Kristen Maslanka (SUNY Delhi), Jessie Diaz (Finlandia), Emelen Mikelic (Pratt), Emma Caufel (Mount Mary), Jamie Ziolkowski (Mills).


September 4 - Jenna Mummert, Thomas More

September - Ashley Hintz, SUNY Delhi