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UMBC FRESHMAN SARAH BALL NAMED AMERICA EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK FOR RECORD SIXTH TIME
Sarah Ball was named Rookie of the Week for the sixth time on Monday.
Ball opened the week at Loyola (
In conference play last Friday night, Ball recorded a match-high 17 kills and 20.5 points as UMBC rallied from a 14-11 deficit in game five for a 16-14 win in their 3-2 victory over UNH. Ball tallied a season-high 67 attack attempts in the match and finished with 14 digs, three block assists and two service aces. She finished the week at
Ball has yet to play a collegiate match with out registering double-figures in kills, a span of 18 straight matches. Ball on the season is hitting .200 and ranks third in the conference charts with 3.96 kpg and second with 4.59 ppg. In conference play she is averaging 3.91 kpg, 4.39 ppg and 2.43 dpg.
Ball has earned the conference honor in six of seven weeks this season, including the last four. Other America East winners this week were
UMBC returns to action at 7 p.m. on Tuesday night at