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UMBC VOLLEYBALLíS EMILY BERMAN AND MEGAN GROSS EARN ALL-CONFERENCE ACCOLADES
Emily Berman earned her first ever conference accolade being named America East Player of the Week on Monday.
Boston, Mass. Ė The America East Conference today announced UMBC Volleyballís Emily Berman (Towson, Md./Towson) and Megan Gross (Montclair, Va./Forest Park) took two of three all-conference awards as Berman was tabbed America East Player of the Week and Gross was named America East Setter of the Week for the week ending September 12. Berman and Gross both represented the Retrievers on the all-tournament team at the William & Mary Invitational this past weekend.
Berman, a freshman from nearby
Gross directed the Retriever offense to three wins on the as the junior setter recorded 172 assists (12.29 per game) last week in four matches played. Gross went over the 40-assists mark in three of the teamís four matches and recorded 12.80 assists per game (128 total assists) at the William & Mary Invitational en route to earning All-Tournament accolades. Against St. Francis (
The awards are the first for UMBC Volleyball this season and Bermanís first ever conference accolade. It is Grossí third time she has been named setter of the week by the conference, earning the honors twice last year.