BOSTON- Redshirt senior Akuabata Okenwa earned weekly conference honors this week after leading the Great Danes to big wins against Stony Brook and Hartford. Okenwa was named America East Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Tuesday morning. The conference honor is her third of the season.
Okenwa notched 19 kills and hit .312 in the five set win over Stony Brook on Friday, and had 12 kills and hit .450 in the sweep of Hartford on Sunday. The Canyon Country, California native also tallied her 1,000th career kill against Stony Brook and has recorded double digit kills in 10 matches so far this season.
UAlbany returns to the court Friday, hosting Binghamton at 7 p.m.