College Park, Md. -- Junior libero Kristin Watson (Bowie, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt) was named to the Maryland Invite All-Tournament Team, it was announced late Saturday night.
The defending America East Defensive Player of the Year averaged 20.6 digs per match and 5.17 digs per set as UMBC went 1-2 in three games. Watson amassed 28 digs in the four set victory over Temple on Saturday afternoon, giving her seven of the top 10 single-game performances in program history.
UMBC travels to fifth-ranked Nebraska for the Ameritas Player's Challenge next weekend. The Retrievers will face the Huskers and Saint Mary's College on Friday, and Oral Roberts on Saturday.