Boston, Ma. -- Freshman outside hitter Paige Krenik (Foothill Ranch, Calif.) has been named America East Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday morning. Krenik started all three matches to open the season averaged 2.78 kills per set. She was a key part of the three-set victory over Eastern Kentucky, finishing with 13 kills and eight digs. The California native had ten kills against Navy, in her first career match, including seven kills in the final set.
The UMBC Volleyball (1-2) team returns to action this weekend when it travels to Nashville for the Bruiser Showcase at Belmont University. The Retrievers face the hosts at 12:30 pm and follow that up with a 5 pm matchup with East Tennessee State. The weekend concludes with a noon match against Tulsa on Saturday (all times listed are EST).