Smith Garners ECAC Women’s Volleyball Rookie Of The Month Honors For September

Smith Garners ECAC Women’s Volleyball Rookie Of The Month Honors For September

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2019) – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced the monthly award winners for women's volleyball on Wednesday and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman Paige Smith (Virginia Beach, Va.) was selected as the Rookie of the Month for the Division III Metro Region. 

Smith was named Skyline Player of the Week twice in September, as well as Skyline Rookie of the Week once. The conference leader in kills per set (4.10) and points per set (4.85) also ranks in the top-25 in the country in both categories. The rookie recorded double-digit kills in 12 of the Mariners' 15 matches in the first month of the season, including two matches over 20 kills. She had also registered three double-doubles in the month. The plebe currently sits at 15th in the nation in points per set and is now 22nd in the nation in kills per set. 

For the complete release from the ECAC, click here

The Mariners are back in action tonight when they travel to Farmingdale State College for a Skyline Conference match at the Rams' Lynch Sports Center beginning at 7 p.m. Live stats and live video feed of the match will be available with a link on the USMMA Women's Volleyball Schedule Page

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