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UMBC’s Ashley Oscars Nabs Third Straight America East Conference Volleyball Rookie of the Week Award
UMBC freshman Ashley Oscars won her third straight rookie of the week award.
Oscars tallied her best match to date this season as the rookie outside hitter tallied 4.80 kills per game and a .407 hitting percentage in a five-set loss to Morgan State. Oscars recorded 24 kills on 54 attacks with just two errors. She added a service ace, six digs and a solo block in the match, scoring 26 points. Oscars now has double-figure kills in her last eight matches and is averaging for the season 4.00 kills per game, 4.47 points per game and 1.47 digs per game.
Oscars won the award for a third straight week has UMBC has swept the rookie of the week award in all four weeks of the season. Teammate Kira Giles won in week one.
Morgan Sweany (Mission Viejo, Calif./Capistrano Valley) of Stony Brook was named America East Player of the Week for the second time this season, while teammate Kaitlyn Deutsch (St. Louis,