Sara Pope Earns Final America East Conference Volleyball Player of the Week Award

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. -- Sophomore Sara Pope earned her third America East Conference Volleyball Player of the Week Honor - the final weekly award of the season - as announced by the league office on Monday.

Pope helped UAlbany clinch its fifth-straight America East regular season title, ranking second in the conference in kills per set (4.50) while finishing seventh in hitting percentage (.330) for the season. On Friday against Providence, she recorded 13 kills, tying for the team lead, hitting .265 for the match, also adding two digs and one block. In the season finale at New Hampshire on Sunday, Pope recorded a career high 23 kills on .370 hitting. She also tallied two digs and one block assist. It is Pope's third Player of the Week honor this year.