Hetherington Named NEC Rookie of the Week in Women's Volleyball

Sept. 22, 2008

FAIRFIELD, CT - Freshman outside hitter Maile Hetherington (Thousand Oaks, CA) was named the Northeast Conference women's volleyball Rookie of the Week today. Hetherington's performance helped the Pioneers to a 4-0 week and set a new school Division I record with ten wins.

Hetherington earned her second NEC Rookie of the Week award in three weeks after she registered double-digit kills in three-of-four matches last week. The California native totaled 52 kills, 38 digs and eight service aces, including back-to-back double-doubles by tallying an identical 17 kills against Providence and UTEP to go along with 14 and 11 digs, respectively. Hetherington also got a hand in five blocks.