NAC Volleyball Weekly Honors (10/28/19 - 11/03/19)


Player of the Week

Sydney Adams, Maine Maritime
Senior, S - Trumbull, Connecticut

Adams helped lead the Mariners to a 3-0 week on their way to claiming the top seed in the upcoming NAC Tournament. The senior setter tallied 102 assists over 10 sets (10.20 a/s) to surpass 3,000 career digs and become the first MMA volleyball player to achieve the milestone. She also tallied 15 kills, nine digs, seven blocks, and four aces while hitting .353 on the week. In the team's straight-set win over Colby, she tallied 34 assists, five kills, four digs, and two blocks. In the final regular season NAC matchup against UMPI, she tallied 25 assists, five kills, three aces and a pair of blocks. In the final match of the week, she collected 43 assists, five kills, five digs, and three blocks in a 3-2 win over UMaine-Fort Kent. 




Defensive Player of the Week

Maria Perez, Maine Maritime
Senior, L - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Perez was impressive in the Mariners' 3-0 week, helping lead the team to the top seed and hosting rights for the upcoming NAC Championship Tournament. The senior libero totaled 57 digs (5.70 d/s) and added 10 assists, a kill, and an ace.  She tallied 14 digs (4.67 d/s) in the team's 3-0 win over Colby, and stretched for 19 digs (6.33 d/s) against UMaine-Presque Isle. In the final game of the regular season against UMaine-Fort Kent, Perez notched 24 digs (6.00 d/s).  





Rookie of the Week

Lexi Taylor, SUNY Delhi
First-year, OH - Norwich, New York

Taylor tallied 18 kills (1.64 k/s), 40 digs (3.64 d/s), 19.5 points, two assists and a block over four matches in the final week of the regular season. She notched 16 digs (5.33 d/s), four kills (1.33 k/s) and two assists in a loss to Hartwick, then tallied eight kills (2.67 k/s) on .412 hitting, eight digs, and eight points in a 3-0 win at Utica. In the final two NAC matches, Taylor logged a total of 16 digs (3.2 d/s), six kills (1.2 k/s), a block, and a service ace.