Miami University Student-Athlete Named MAC East Offensive Player of the Week
The Mid-American Conference announced its weekly volleyball awards on Monday. For Miami, earning MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week is junior middle hitter Avarie Powell. It is the first weekly MAC honor of her career.
Powell's breakout season continued as she put down 25 kills in only six sets, an average of 4.17 kills per set. She made only four errors in 38 attempts for an incredible .553 attack percentage. It started in Miami's three-set sweep over Buffalo. Powell put down 12 kills and had a .588 attack percentage. She was the bright spot in the Akron match as well, leading the RedHawks with 13 kills and a .524 attack percentage. Powell had two block assists on the weekend and finished with 26 points, an average of 4.33 per set.