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Viniard honored with second Atlantic East Offensive Player of the Week award

Viniard honored with second Atlantic East Offensive Player of the Week award

LANCASTER, Pa. – Sophomore setter Maggie Viniard, of the Marymount University women's volleyball team, earned her second Atlantic East Offensive Player of the Week award of the season, the league announced on Monday.

Viniard is coming off of a week in which she garnered her second tournament Most Valuable Player award of the year, as the Saints captured the Worthington Classic tournament championship at Gallaudet University over the weekend.

She averaged over 34 assists per set in five matches over the week, with a high of 49 coming against Elmira College on Saturday. Her setting helped the Marymount offense to hit with a .279 attack percentage for the week, including hitting .347 against Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham and .320 against Elmira over the weekend.

Viniard tallied two double-doubles on the week. She notched 19 digs, a new career high, to go with 37 assists in the Saints' 3-1 victory over University of Mary Washington on Wednesday, before totaling 26 assists and 15 digs in the Worthington Classic-championship-match win over Dickinson College on Saturday. She averaged over 10 digs per match between the five matches.

Viniard previously won the award on September 10.

The Saints will be back in action on Wednesday, October 3, traveling to Stevenson University; the match is set for 7 p.m.

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