Mason Volleyball Player Leads Country in Kills Per Game

Posted: January 21, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason women’s volleyball player Aline Pereira finished this past season as the nation’s leader in kills, with an average of 6.58 kills per game, according to final NCAA statistics.

A junior outside hitter, Pereira recorded 724 kills–a Mason season record–in 110 games, as she helped the Patriots (22-8) win the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship and a earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament.

Pereira, the CAA Player of the Year for the second straight season and a First-Team All-East Region honoree for the third consecutive year, is now second in career kills at Mason with 1,725. The school record is 2,108 held by Andrea Smith, who played for the Patriots from 1989-93.

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