Mariners Monday: Volleyball

Mariners Monday: Volleyball

Season Highlights:

Team Conference Rankings:

  • The Mariners led the NAC in assists per set (10.11), hitting percentage (.206), kills per set (11.34), match W-L percentage (0.759), opponent hitting percentage (.107), team assists (950), team kills (1,066), and team service aces (319)
  • Sydney Adams led the NAC in assists per set (8.84), teammate Maria Perez led the conference with 4.46 digs per set and Avery O'Neal tied for first overall in total service aces (68)

NCAA Rankings:

  • Maine Maritime ranked third in the NCAA Division III in aces per set (10.11), sixth in team service aces (319), and 19th in opponent hitting percentage (.107)
  • Avery O'Neal ranked 11th in the NCAA DIII in aces per set (0.80) and 19th in service aces (68)

Individual Honors:

  • Sydney Adams was named the NAC Player of the Year and landed a spot on the NAC First Team and NAC All-Academic Team
  • Alexa Cacacie was named to the NAC First Team, as well as earning NAC Tournament MVP honors
  • Jessica D'Auria landed on the NAC All-Academic Team
  • Maggie MacMahon was named to the NAC Sportsmanship Team for the third-straight season
  • Rachel Melampy was named the NAC Rookie of the Year and to the First Team All-Conference
  • Maria Perez was named the NAC Defensive Player of the Year for the third-straight year and landed a spot on the First Team All-Conference

Single-Match Records:

  • Alexa Cacacie hit .696 in the game against UMaine-Presque Isle on October 27, ranking second all-time in a single-match
  • Cacacie recorded 12 service aces in the match against NVU-Johnson on October 13, ranking second all-time in a single-match, in that match she also set a new single-match (3 set) record for aces
  • Sydney Adams tallied 43 assists against Colby College on October 23, tying for third best in a single-match
  • Adams set a single-match record in assists (3 sets) when she recorded 43 against UMaine-Fort Kent on October 27, she tallied 48 assists in the match against Colby on October 23 to tie for second all-time in a five set-match
  • Rachel Melampy tallied 22 kills in the three-set match against UMaine-Fort Kent on October 27, ranking third all-time in a single-match
  • The Mariners combined for 34 aces against NVU-Johnson on October 13, ranking third all-time in that category
  • The team totaled 47 kills in the match against UMaine-Fort Kent on October 27, to tie for second in that category (3 sets)
  • The Mariners recorded 44 assists against UMaine-Fort Kent and 43 assists against UMaine-Presque Isle on October 37 to rank third and fourth in assists in a three-set match

Single-Season Records:

  • Rachel Melampy averaged 4.39 kills per set in 2018, ranking third all-time in a single-season and 4.94 points per set to rank fifth in a single-season
  • Sydney Adams tallied 813 assists in 2018, ranking third in a single-season and first all-time in assists per set (8.84)
  • Maria Perez tallied 401 digs, ranking fifth in that category, and ranked third in digs per set (4.46)

Career Records:

  • Alexa Cacacie enters her senior season, ranking sixth all-time in kills (618), and is currently the program's all-time leader in block assists (100), while ranking second all-time in blocks per set
  • Rachel Melampy enters her sophomore season ranking second in attack percentage (.323)
  • Sydney Adams enters her senior season, ranking second all-time in assists (2,354), 70 assists away from breaking the program record
  • Adams currently holds the all-time record in assists per set (7.59)
  • Maria Perez enters her senior season ranking second all-time in digs with 1,316, just 203 digs away from breaking the program record
  • Perez currently ranks second all-time in digs per set (4.10)