September 15, 2008

Trimble Named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week

Sept. 15, 2008

FAIRFIELD, CT - Freshman Ashlyn Trimble (Temecula, CA) was named the Northeast Conference Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Week today. It was the second consecutive week a Pioneer has been given that honor.

Trimble recorded two double-doubles in tournament action last week, and finished with double-digit digs in all three matches. The outside hitter had 14 kills and 13 digs against tournament champion UMBC and finished the weekend with a 13-kill, 13-dig performance. The California nat`ive displayed balanced play on offense and defense, totaling 35 kills and 36 digs, while also adding eight blocks and five assists.

The Pioneers resume play tomorrow night at Bryant University at 7:00 p.m. and then play in the Providence College Invitational on the weekend.