Volleyball Defensive Athlete of the Week
Samantha Hoang, Wellesley (Junior, Elk Grove, Calif.)
Wellesley junior Samantha Hoang racked up 45 digs in two matches this week, leading the Blue to a 2-0 NEWMAC record. Hoang played all nine sets at libero for Wellesley averaging 5.00 digs/set for the week, while also chipping in eight assists. On Tuesday, she totaled 21 digs in a five-set victory over Wheaton. She then added 34 digs in a 3-1 win at WPI on Saturday.