Baltimore, Md. – Redshirt junior middle blocker Paola Rojas (San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico/Notre Dame) was named America East co-player of the week after facing New Hampshire and UMass Lowell. She had a career high 22 kills and hit .486, leading the Retrievers to upset New Hampshire, the four time defending conference champions. It was the Wildcats' first home loss since 2015, snapping an 11 game win streak, and the first UMBC win im New Hampshire since 2010. She then followed that up with eight kills and a .333 hitting percentage in a sweep of UMass Lowell.
The volleyball team returns home to play two matches in three days, starting with Hartford on Friday evening at 7:00 pm and then Albany at 1:00 pm on Sunday.