Pereira Named AVCA, CAA Player of the Week

Posted: September 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason women’s volleyball player Aline Pereira garnered a pair of Player of the Week accolades Monday, including the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) National Player of the Week honor. She was also named Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week for the second straight week.

Pereira, a junior outside hitter, had 60 kills, hit .451, and recorded 21 digs as the Patriots won over James Madison and the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Wilmington.

In the 3-2 win over James Madison, Pereira had 36 kills, hit .419, and had nine digs. With the Bulldogs up 14-11 and just one point from winning the match in the decisive fifth game, Pereira served for three straight points as the Patriots rallied for the tie and eventually went on to win 21-19.

In a 3-0 sweep at UNC-Wilmington, Pereira had a double-double with 24 kills and 12 digs. She also hit .513 in that match.

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