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Tatiana Tiangco Earns First America East Volleyball Rookie of the Week Award

UAlbany Sports Information   10-03-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – UAlbany freshman Tatiana Tiangco has been selected as the America East Volleyball Rookie of the Week.

This is Tiangco’s first-ever America East weekly award and the team’s first rookie honor this season.  It is UAlbany’s second conference weekly award, including a Player of the Week honor for Akuabata Okenwa at the start of the season.

The freshman served as an outside hitter for two conference matches this past weekend, helping defeat UMass Lowell in four sets after a five-set defeat to New Hampshire.

Tiangco recorded double digit kills in both match, averaging just under three kills per set and totaling 26 over the weekend. 

Tiangco and the Great Danes head to Hartford this weekend for the first of two road matches on Friday, October 6th at 7 p.m.

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