STORRS, Conn. – The American Athletic Conference announced its weekly volleyball award recipients on Monday with UConn’s redshirt-sophomore Kayla Williams receiving recognition as a member of the honor roll.
This marks the second conference honor for the outside hitter who was tabbed to the honor roll on Oct. 2.
In a 1-1 week for the Huskies (10-10, 3-5 American), Williams average a team-best 4.67 kills per set and 4.50 digs per set, while notching 0.67 assists per set and 0.33 blocks per set.
Williams collected her 10th double-double of the season at USF on Oct. 15. She headlined the match with 19 kills and 17 digs, helping UConn to a 3-0 sweep against the Bulls. Additionally, Williams picked up an ace and a block in the tilt.
On Oct. 13 Williams led the way with 10 digs and nine kills, nearly missing out on yet another double-double. The outside hitter also recorded one ace and one block in the team’s 0-3 loss at UCF.
So far this season, Williams is leading all UConn players in kills and aces with 274 and 30, respectively. Her 195 digs are a second best on the team, while her 27 total blocks rank third on the squad. Williams ranks first in the conference in aces per set (0.43), second in points per set (4.55) and third in kills per set (3.91).
The Huskies return home on Friday, Oct. 30 against SMU. The match is slated to begin at 7:00 p.m.
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