Greensboro, NC - Georgia Tech sophomore right-side hitter Monique
Mead has been named the ACC Volleyball Player of the Week the league office announced on Monday. The Newnan, Ga., native led the Yellow Jackets to a 2-0 weekend with wins over Miami (3-2) and No. 20 Florida State (3-0).
Mead averaged 4.88 kills per set and hit .279 on the weekend trip
through the Sunshine State. She also added five service aces, 16 digs
and eight total blocks. In Friday night’s win at Miami, Mead recorded
her fourth double-double of the season with 22 kills and 10 digs. She
followed that up with a match-high 17 kills in the upset win at No. 20
Florida State on Sunday. After having just one kill and four errors in
the first set, Mead bounced back with 16 kills in the final two sets
against the Seminoles. Ten of them came in the second set alone.
Mead continues to lead the ACC in kills (4.41) and has seven matches
with at least 20 kills now.
Mead and the Yellow Jackets have won four straight ACC road matches and now return home for five straight at O’Keefe Gym. The homestand begins Friday night against first-place North Carolina at 7 p.m. It’s the
annual “Dig for the Cure” match with all of the money raised
benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. For more
information, please visit RamblinWreck.com.
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