Florida State Middle Blocker Jordana Price Claims ACC Volleyball Player of the Week
Oct. 12, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Florida State senior middle blocker Jordana Price was selected Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, announced Monday. Price becomes the first Seminole this season to earn the honor as she racked up 30 kills and a .539 hitting percentage to go with 10 total blocks in wins over Wake Forest (Oct. 9) and Duke (Oct. 10).
Against the Demon Deacons, Price tallied 11 kills against only two errors in 16 attacks for a .562 hitting percentage. Additionally, she added a dig and three block assists as the No. 19 (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Seminoles took a 3-0 sweep of Wake Forest. Her .562 hitting percentage is the second-highest mark for Price this season. In a 3-2 edging of the Blue Devils, who were previously unbeaten in the ACC, she recorded a career-high 19 kills with only three errors in 31 attacks and averaged a .516 hitting percentage, seven block assists, and two digs. The win was the first for Florida State against the Blue Devils in 12 tries.
The Mountain Home, Idaho native ranks fourth in the ACC this season with a .377 hitting percentage (147K-30E-310TA) and second with 1.27 blocks per set. Price also currently owns a four-match streak with at least 10 kills and a .500 or better hitting percentage and has hit .350 or better in eight straight matches.
Florida State will return to action on Friday, October 16 when it travels to College Park, Md. for a 7 p.m. match against the Maryland Terrapins in the Comcast Pavilion. The Seminoles will then take on Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. on Sunday, October 18 in Power Gymnasium at 1 p.m.