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Syracuse’s Shemanova, NC State’s Brizard Earn ACC Volleyball Player of the Week Honors

Syracuse's Shemanova, NC State's Brizard Earn ACC Volleyball Player of the Week Honors

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Syracuse outside hitter Polina Shemanova has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Player of the Week, and NC State outside hitter Ava Brizard is the league’s Freshman of the Week.

Shemanova led the Syracuse offensive attack in wins over Wake Forest and Virginia Tech. The outside hitter punched in 52 kills, an average of 5.78 per set, and led the squad with a .404 hitting percentage. A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Shemanova also recorded 33 digs, an average of 3.64 per set, and added one block and one ace.

Brizard led the Wolfpack in wins over Florida State and Miami. The Novi, Michigan, native had 12 kills in a three-set win vs. FSU and 15 in a four-setter against Miami to total 26 on the weekend and average 3.7 per set. She had a .257 hitting percentage on the weekend and added two blocks and two aces.

2022 ACC Volleyball Player of the Week

Aug. 29 – Julia Bergmann, Georgia Tech

Sept. 5 –  Julia Bergmann, Georgia Tech

Sept. 12 – Katrina Jensen, Boston College & Gracie Johnson, Duke

Sept. 19 – Claire Chaussee, Louisville & Courtney Buzzerio, Pitt

Sept. 26 – Serena Gray, Pitt

Oct. 3 – Polina Shemanova, Syracuse

2022 ACC Volleyball Freshman of the Week

Aug. 29 – Audrey Rothman, Florida State

Sept. 5 – Ava Brizard, NC State

Sept. 12 – Jacyn Bamis, Clemson & Maddy May, North Carolina

Sept. 19 – Maddy May, North Carolina & Emma Farrell, Wake Forest

Sept. 26 – Hanna Borer, Virginia Tech

Oct. 3 – Ava Brizard, NC State

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