Miami's Lane Carico Named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week
Oct. 20, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Miami's Lane Carico, a freshman outside hitter from Manhattan Beach, Calif., was chosen today as the Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Player of the Week after leading the Hurricanes to consecutive league wins and a share of first place in the ACC.
On Friday night, Carico recorded 12 kills in the `Canes 3-0 sweep over NC State. She hit .273 in the tilt with seven digs as well. On Saturday, she posted her 10th double-double of the season with an 18 kill, 21 dig performance in Miami's 3-1 win over the Tar Heels. Her 18 kills rank second amongst four set matches and mark the sixth time this season she has hit for more than 15 kills. Carico averaged .405 in the match, making only one error in 42 attempts. The 21 digs in the North Carolina match are a season high.
Miami now sits at 7-2 in the league and is tied for first place with Virginia Tech and Clemson. This weekend the `Canes will travel north to face Virginia and Virginia Tech. The match against the Cavaliers will start on Friday at 7 p.m. while Saturday's tilt against the Hokies will start at 6 p.m.