Orignally published on 2021-10-12 17:01:10 by theacc.com
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Georgia Tech outside hitter Julia Bergmann has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, while North Carolina outside hitter Mabrey Shaffmaster has been named Freshman of the Week.
Bergmann propelled Georgia Tech to a historic weekend, as the Yellow Jackets swept Virginia and downed previously undefeated No. 2 Pitt in five sets for the highest ranked win in program history. The junior from Munich, Germany, piled up 42 kills (5.25 per set) with a .410 attacking percentage, adding 15 digs, five blocks and a pair of aces across the two matches. Against Virginia, the veteran outside hitter tallied a team-high 18 kills and a .441 hitting percentage while adding nine digs and a block defensively en route to the sweep. Bergmann furthered her success as she recorded 24 kills at a solid .386 clip, including a pair of aces as well as six digs and four blocks in the win over the Panthers.
Shaffmaster had a strong showing in wins over Wake Forest and Virginia Tech. The rookie from New Castle, Indiana, racked up 16 kills on a .419 hitting percentage against Wake Forest. Shaffmaster added five aces and 20 digs in the win over Virginia Tech. The freshman Tar Heel totaled 24 kills, a .400 hitting percentage, 27 digs, five aces and a block on the weekend.
2021 ACC Volleyball Players of the Week
Aug. 31 – Julia Bergmann, Jr., OH, Georgia Tech
Sept. 7 – Kayla Lund, Gr., OH, Pitt | Marina Markova, Jr., MB, Syracuse
Sept. 14 – Chinaza Ndee, Sr., RS, Pitt
Sept. 21 – Anna Stevenson, Gr., MB, Louisville
Sept. 28 – Mariana Brambilla, Sr., RS, Georgia Tech
Oct. 5 – Anna Stevenson, Gr., MB, Louisville | Aubrey Hamilton, So., OH, Notre Dame
Oct. 12 – Julia Bergmann, Jr., OH, Georgia Tech
2021 ACC Volleyball Freshmen of the Week
Aug. 31 – Bianca Bertolino, OH, Georgia Tech
Sept. 7 – Bianca Bertolino, OH, Georgia Tech
Sept. 14 – Elena Scott, L, Louisville | Jada Allen, MB, NC State
Sept. 21 – Elena Scott, L, Louisville
Sept. 28 – Elena Scott, L, Louisville
Oct. 5 – Khori Louis, MB, Florida State
Oct. 12 –Mabrey Shaffmaster, OH, North Carolina