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Both lead teams to weekend sweeps
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Miami outside hitter Taylor Scott and Louisville libero Molly Sauer have been named this week’s ACC volleyball award winners.
Scott was named Player of the Week, while Sauer earned Freshman of the Week honors.
Scott played a major role in helping the Hurricanes go 2-0 this past weekend at the LSU Tournament. The senior earned All-Tournament and Tournament MVP honors for her play in victories over No. 20 Purdue and host LSU. Scott recorded 14 kills and a career-high 22 digs in Miami’s win over the Boilermakers. The win was the Hurricanes’ first victory over a ranked opponent away from home since 2002. Scott then recorded her second consecutive double-double, tallying 14 kills and 13 digs in a four-set win over LSU.
Sauer was named to the All-Active Ankle Challenge Tournament team after helping Louisville post a 3-0 record over the weekend. The freshman finished the weekend with 61 digs, including 30 digs in the Cardinals’ win over Ohio on Saturday and 31 total digs in two three-set wins over Utah and Seton Hall. She also helped the team offensively, recording nine service aces and dishing out seven assists.