Grieve, Vach Earn ACC Weekly Honors
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Angela Grieve and Savannah Vach claimed ACC Player of the Week honors, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday afternoon.
The recognitions come after impeccable weekends from Grieve and Vach against Indiana, Stetson and Jacksonville to close the non-conference slate.
Grieve, a redshirt senior, earned the Offensive Player of the Week award after notching 58 kills, 61 receptions, 24 digs and five aces for 64.0 points. She is credited for securing the sweep over Jacksonville with an ace after grabbing a season-high of 23 kills vs. Indiana. Grieve also inked her name in the Miami record book by tying for No. 1 in most kills in a three-set match with 22 against Stetson.
The Jupiter, Fla., product earned her name in the ACC and NCAA leaderboards by ranking No. 2 in attacks per set (19th in NCAA), kills per set (22nd in NCAA) and points per set (18th in NCAA).
The fifth-year setter, Vach, earned the Setter of the Week accolade after tallying 117 assists and averaging over .400 in all three matches. Along with her dominant assists numbers, she secured four aces, four kills, four blocks, 20 digs and 10.0 points.
Vach continues to lead the ACC in assists per set with 10.64 to also rank No. 24 in the NCAA.
The weekly honor marks Vach’s second of the season and third for her career, while Grieve collects her first career honor.
Miami is back in action this weekend to open the conference slate. The Canes will travel to Wake Forest on Friday, Sept. 22, then face Virginia Tech on Sunday, Sept. 24.