Chrissey Cruz MAAC Named Rookie of the Week

Sept. 18, 2006

Baltimore, Md. - Freshman setter Chrissey Cruz was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's Volleyball Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday. Cruz earned the honor after averaging 8.92 assists, 2.33 digs and four aces a game in three matches played.

Cruz tallied a total of 107 assists on the week while posting a career-high of 46 in a 3-2 MAAC win over Iona Sunday. She recorded 39 against UMBC Wednesday and 22 against Manhattan on Saturday. Cruz also recorded a career-high of eight kills against UMBC. She also recorded 28 total digs on the week and a solo block and four block assists this week.

Cruz and the Greyhounds return to action on Tuesday, September 19 when they travel to Towson.