Miami University Student-Athlete Named MAC Player of the Week
The Mid-American Conference announced its first weekly volleyball awards of the season on Tuesday. For Miami, senior middle hitter Margaret Payne was named MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week.
Payne, from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan earned All-Tournament honors at the Miami Best Western Sycamore Inn Invitational as she led the RedHawk volleyball team to a 2-1 record at its season-opening tournament. Payne totaled 31 kills in three matches, an average of 2.82 kills per set. She made only nine attack errors in 62 attempts for a .355 hitting percentage. Payne also recorded 12 blocks (four solo and eight assisted), scoring a total of 39.0 points for Miami over the weekend.