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Naomi Bush Named America East Volleyball Rookie of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—UMBC volleyball freshman Naomi Bush (Fruitport, Mich./Fruitport) has been named America East Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sept. 6, the conference announced Tuesday.
The freshman outside hitter led the Retrievers last weekend against top-100 RPI competition at the Long Beach/UC Irvine Invitational, recording 30 kills and 19 digs in nine sets. Bush recorded 34 points last week, tops on the team. In her UMBC debut, she hit .300 with 10 kills against Long Beach State, before following that up with 12 kills and seven digs in a 3-0 win over Indiana State. The freshman concluded the weekend with a bang, hitting .350 against #20 UC Irvine with eight kills and nine digs. Bush ﬁnished the week hitting .297 overall.