CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy's Maggie MacMahon (Boise, Idaho) has been named the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Volleyball Player of the Week, while teammate Maria Perez (San Juan, Puerto Rico) earned Defensive Player of the Week honors and Jessica D'Auria (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) was named Rookie of the Week.
Player of the Week - Maggie MacMahon, Maine Maritime
MacMahon helped lead the Mariners to 3-1 week, totaling 36 kills (3.00 k/s), 18 digs (1.50 d/s), and five aces (0.42 sa/s). In the Mariners' 3-0 win over Unity, the sophomore tallied seven kills, three digs and one ace. In a 3-0 victory over St. Joseph (Conn.), she recorded 11 kills and four digs. To end the week, against Trinity she had six kills and three digs and versus Mt. St. Mary she contributed 12 kills, eight digs and four aces.
Defensive Player of the Week - Maria Perez, Maine Maritime
Perez helped the Mariners to a 3-1 week totaling 49 digs (4.08 d/s), six aces (0.50 sa/s) and three assists (0.25 a/s). Against Unity, Perez led all players with 19 digs and also added two aces. Against St. Joseph (Conn.) on Friday, she tallied 10 digs, three aces and two assists. On Saturday, against Trinity she led the team with 11 digs, while also adding an assist and versus Mt. St. Mary she tallied nine digs and one ace. This is the third NAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week honor for Perez.
Rookie of the Week - Jessica D'Auria, Maine Maritime
D'Auria was had an impressive week once again, leading the Mariners to a 3-1 record with 25 kills (2.08 k/s), 18 digs (1.50 d/s), 16 aces (1.33 sa/s), two blocks (0.17 b/s) and one assist. Against Unity in the Mariners' 3-0 win, the rookie tallied six kills, six aces and one dig. Against St. Joseph (Conn.) on Friday, she tallied 10 digs, six aces, five kills and two blocks. On Saturday, against Trinity she recorded six digs, six kills, three aces and one assist and in the final match of the week she recorded eight kills, one dig and one ace. This is the second NAC Volleyball Rookie of the Week honor for D'Auria.
For the full Volleyball Weekly Honors Release click HERE.