Josie Lucernoni | Christopher Newport | Sr. | DS
Ashburn, Va. | Briar Woods
Lucernoni led the Captains to four wins during the week while anchoring the back row. During the four matches, she averaged 6.08 digs-per-set, including a historic performance at Frostburg State. Against the Bobcats, she set a career-high with 31 digs, equaling the most by a Captain since 2012. Her 31 digs also marked the fourth-most in a four-set match in program history. Along with her efforts against FSU, Lucernoni also collected 15 digs against Lebanon Valley and 18 against Neumann. Meanwhile, she starred on serve-receive throughout the week, converting all 46 of her reception attempts. She has now converted 80 consecutive reception attempts dating back to Sept. 19.
Volleyball Honor Roll
Cori Smothers | Frostburg State | Jr. | DS
Smothers tallied at least 20 digs and averaged 6.27 digs per set in a 1-2 week for the Bobcats.
Leslie Walters | Mary Washington | Sr. | OH
Walters provided 11 kills in each of UMW's matches this week. She scored 11 kills against just one error in 18 attempts (.556 hitting pact.) in a 3-0 win over Southern Virginia on Saturday to keep the Eagles undefeated in CAC play. She also added three block assists in the match. On Wednesday, she scored 11 kills against four errors in 35 attempts at Marymount, and also added 17 digs and three block assists.
Brittany Wolf | Penn State Harrisburg | Jr. | OH/MB
Wolf led the Lions in kills this week, posting 2.78 per set while hitting .340 in a 1-2 week.
Mia Griffiths | St. Mary's | Sr. | S
Griffiths tallied 100 assists and registered one double-double in a tough week for St. Mary's. Griffiths notched a season-best 44 assists in a five-set loss to Stevenson. She also picked up 23 assists and 10 digs for her team-leading sixth double-double of the season. Griffiths currently ranks fourth in the CAC with 8.09 assists per game.
Nicole Venturelli | Salisbury | Sr. | OH
Venturelli helped lead Salisbury to a 2-0 week including its first CAC victory over Penn State Harrisburg. Venturelli tallied 30 kills including 21 against Virginia Wesleyan, which was a team-high and mach-best. She posted an average of 4.29 kills per set for the week while adding in a hitting percentage of .290. In the Sea Gulls win over the Lions Venturelli posted a .471 hitting percentage, which was the second-best on the team for the match.
Madyson Whitcomb | York | Jr. | MH
Whitcomb led the Spartans to a trio of wins including a 3-0 victory over St. Mary's on Saturday. She notched 25 kills in 10 sets with a .365 attack percentage. She also added three solo blocks and six block assists for the Green and White.