Freshman Ashley Oscars Garners Fourth Straight America East Conference Volleyball Rookie Of The Week Award
Ashley Oscars was named America East Rookie of the Week for the fourth time on Monday.
Baltimore, Md. - UMBC women’s volleyball freshman Ashley Oscars (Bakersfield, Calif./Liberty) was named America East Conference Rookie of the Week for the fourth consecutive week on Monday. Oscars in two matches last week recorded 5.38 kills per game (kpg), including setting a career high for the second consecutive week with 25 kills against preseason favorite Albany.
Oscars hit .241 on the week with 43 kills and 17 errors on 108 total swings. She opened the week with 18 kills at Hartford in a three-set win for UMBC. Oscars went on to conclude the week with a 25-kill performance in a five-set loss to Albany. Against Albany she added a service ace to tie her career high of 26 points in the match.
Oscars has double figure kills in each of her last 10 matches, including 20-plus kills in two of her last three matches. She is averaging 4.26 kpg on the season and 4.68 points per game.
Binghamton's Katie Robertson (Ancaster, Ontario/Ancaster) was named America East Player of the Week while Albany's Blair Buchanan (Muncie, Ind./Delta) garnered Setter of the Week honors for the second time this season.