Spaay Earns Second Consecutive America East Volleyball Rookie of the Week
Freshman Allie Spaay had 30 assists with six total blocks against Stony Brook on Saturday.
, Mass.—Freshman Allie Spaay (Kenosha, Wisc./Kenosha Tremper) has been named America East Volleyball Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 12. This is the second consecutive week Spaay has been honored and UMBC has won all seven awards so far this season. Freshman Alyssa Lang (Richmond, Va./Deep Run) earned the first five awards.
Spaay directed the Retrievers offense with 58 assists (9.67 aps) in conference wins at Hartford and Stony Brook, while tying for the team lead with six total blocks for the week. The freshman earned 28 assists with two service aces against the Hawks on Friday, before adding 30 assists, six digs and six total blocks against the Seawolves on Sunday.