Story written and posted by Hayden Barbosa, Rivier University Assistant Sports Information Director
(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University Athletics Departement is proud to announce that junior Pedro Campos (Downey, CA) has been selected as the GNAC Offensive Player of the Week. This is the 3rd time the Setter has been selected for this honor in 5 weeks.
Campos led Rivier to a 3-1 record and a second-place finish on the west coast at the Cal-Lu-Fornia Invitational. Which vaulted the Raiders to the No. 15 spot in the AVCA Division III national rankings last week. The 6-1 setter dished out 161 assists across 15 sets (10.73 per set) and also chipped in 2.07 digs per set on the defensive end. The junior highlighted his week with a 53-assist performance in a 3-1 win over Adrian and had 33+ assists in each contest.
The Raiders have swept 6 of the last 7 weeks of Offensive Player of the Week honors. Campos holds 3 titles while David Smith (Clinton, OH) holds 2 and Francis Kokoros (Braintree, Mass.) holds the other. In addition, Cam Roth (Coventry, R.I.) holds week 3's, GNAC Defensive Player of the Week honor.
WEEK 7 HONOR ROLL
Cam Roth's defense propelled Rivier to a 3-1 week helping the Raiders to improve their overall record to 12-7 on the year. The junior libero was solid scooping up a team high 58 digs in 15 sets played for a 3.87 per-set average. Roth highlighted his week with a 17-dig performance in a 3-0 sweep over UC Santa Cruz.