March 3, 2009
Fairfield, CT - Senior Barry Smith (Shelton, CT) has been named the EIVA Hay Player of the Week for the week of February 23-March 1. This is the second straight week that a SHU player has won the league award.
Smith was a force in both matches for the Pioneers this week. In a five set marathon loss to Rutgers-Newark, Smith led all SHU players with 24 kills, hitting a solid .356 on 45 chances. He also threw down four service aces and had three digs and three blocks. In a sweep of New Haven on Sunday Smith rang up seven kills to go along with three blocks, four digs and an ace. For the week the senior had 31 kills and hit .308.
The Pioneers are back on the court Wednesday night when they visit New Haven. The match will get underway at 7:00 pm.