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UMBC Volleyball Sweeps Weekly Conference Awards
Sophomore Ashley Oscars led the conference in kills (4.86 kpg) and points (5.50 ppg) last week.
Sophomore Kira Giles posted a career-high 68 assists over Albany last week.
Freshman Sabrina Hoeks led the conference in service aces (1.00 sapg) and was third in points (5.50 ppg) last week.
Sophomores Ashley Oscars (
Oscars, the reigning America East Rookie of the Year, earned the Player of the Week accolade for the week ending Sept. 23 and grabbed the honor this week for her contributions to the Retrievers’ wins against NJIT and
Oscars led the Retrievers in their matches last week, averaging league-bests in kills (4.86 kpg) and points (5.50 ppg) and also recording 2.29 digs per game. The sophomore posted her third double-double of the season in the 3-2 win over
Giles was named Setter of the Week for the same week as Oscars’ first weekly award this season, and played all nine games last week for the Retrievers, recording double-doubles in both matches. Giles averaged 12.56 assists per game over those two matches, as well as 3.78 kills per game and 0.67 blocks per game. In addition, the sophomore tallied a career-high 68 assists in the Retrievers’ win over
Hoeks picked her first weekly award up two weeks prior, for the week ending Sept. 30 and recorded her third career double-double in the win over
The Retrievers have now claimed six weekly conference awards over the course of the 2007 season, as freshman Bridget Scheetz (