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Nicole Otero Earns Fifth Straight AE Defensive Specialist Weekly Honor

UAlbany Sports Information   11-06-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – For the fifth consecutive time, Nicole Otero has been selected as the America East Volleyball Defensive Specialist of the Week.

Otero earns a weekly honor for the fifth time this year, all coming in America East play, and for the 15th time in her collegiate career.  In total, UAlbany has 15 America East weekly awards this season.

Otero helped UAlbany secure the America East regular season title this weekend with three-set victories over UMBC and Hartford.

The junior libero averaged 5.5 digs per set this weekend, totaling 33, adding 11 assists in the two matches.

Otero and the Great Danes play at Stony Brook on Friday, November 10th at 7 p.m.

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