Player of the Week
Rachel Melampy, Maine Maritime
Sophomore, OH - Marshfield, Massachusetts
Melampy tallied a pair of double-doubles to lead the Mariners to a 2-0 week. The sophomore totaled 39 kills (5.57 k/s), 24 digs (3.43 d/s), three aces, and three blocks. In the team's 3-1 win over WPI, Melampy tallied 22 kills, 12 digs, two blocks and an ace, and followed that up with 17 kills, 12 digs, two aces and a block in the 3-0 win over USM.
Defensive Player of the Week
Hanna Hembrow, Husson
Senior, S - Milford, New Hampshire
Hembrow led the Eagles to a 2-2 week in which Husson picked up their first win over Saint Joseph's College (Maine), 3-1, since the 2008 season. In the victory over the Monks, Hembrow logged 14 digs, 14 assists, and eight blocks. In all four matches, the senior accumulated 16 kills (1.07 k/s), achieved a .295 attack percentage, set up 90 assists, scooped 29 digs, and served eight aces.
Rookie of the Week
Ashton Houppert, SUNY Canton
First-year, S - Lowville, New York
Houppert averaged 2.69 assists and 2.00 digs per set over four matches last weekend. She posted a season-high 17 assists in a loss to SUNY Poly and tallied her first double-double with 12 assists and 11 digs in a setback against Rochester. Houppert set up 43 points and tallied 32 digs, 7.5 points, five kills, two aces, and a block during the week.