Jammers Alum Yamashiro Earns MAAC Libero of the Week Honors

RIVERDALE, N.Y. – For the second time this season, Manhattan College freshman Allie Yamashiro(Kapolei, Hawaii) has been named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Libero of the Week.  She was selected after earning a place on the Big Green Invitational All-Tournament Team last weekend.Yamashiro averaged 5.79 digs per set over four matches in the tournament.  Against host Dartmouth on Friday night, she tallied a career-high 32 digs and added seven assists in a four-set loss.  Yamashiro then had 24 digs against Grand Canyon on Saturday morning.  She concluded the tournament by notching 14 digs and three service aces in a 3-1 loss to Central Connecticut State.Yamashiro, who was also named MAAC Libero of the Week on Sept. 3, currently ranks second in the league with 5.02 digs per set.  She’s also eighth in the MAAC in aces, averaging 0.33 per set.

The Jaspers (5-6) return to action on Thursday, when they welcome Howard (8-3) to Draddy Gymnasium for a 5 p.m. matchup.

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